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12 December 2004 Military News

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  • WFP / ETHIOPIA / SUDAN VOA 12 Dec 2004 -- The World Food Program says more than 100-thousand refugees in camps in Ethiopia are facing a serious shortfall of food. The WFP says it will be forced to cut food rations unless donors urgently contribute more than four million dollars.
  • SOMALIA/GOVERNMENT VOA 12 Dec 2004 -- Somalia's newly-appointed Cabinet held an emergency session in Kenya's capital, following a parliamentary motion to fire the prime minister.
  • ISRAEL/PALESTINIANS VOA 12 Dec 2004 -- At least 10 people were wounded by a blast that ripped through an explosives-laden tunnel near an Israeli military checkpoint on the Gaza-Egypt border, near the town of Rafah.

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  • ROMANIA/ELECTION VOA 12 Dec 2004 -- Voters in Romania are going to the polls in the final round of a presidential runoff which will determine who will lead the former Communist nation into the European Union in 2007. As Stefan Bos reports from Budapest, the opposition is expressing concern about the fairness of the ballot.
  • BURMA/POLITICS VOA 12 Dec 2004 -- Burma's military government has freed another group of several hundred prisoners. Correspondent Scott Bobb reports from our Southeast Asia Bureau in Bangkok that critics say most of those released are petty criminals, and very few are political prisoners.

  • YUSHCHENKO/POISON VOA 12 Dec 2004 -- Ukrainian opposition leader Victor Yushchenko says the people of Ukraine have already made the choice for a new country, as he prepares to resume campaigning for a re-run of presidential elections later this month. Marlene Smith reports from Vienna, where Mr. Yushchenko spoke to reporters upon his release from a clinic, after treatment for dioxin poisoning.
  • Ukraine Renews Probe Into Yushchenko Poisoning RFE/RL 12 Dec 2004 -- Officials in Ukraine have reopened their investigation into the illness of presidential candidate Viktor Yushchenko after doctors in Vienna said yesterday that new tests left "no doubt" Yushchenko was poisoned in September by large amounts of dioxin.



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