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24 December 2004 Military News

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  • BUSH / MILITARY VOA 24 Dec 2004 -- President Bush telephoned men and women serving in the U.S. military on Christmas Eve. White House Correspondent Scott Stearns reports, the president and Mrs. Bush are spending Christmas at the presidential retreat at Camp David.

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Other Conflicts

  • COTE D IVOIRE: 18 reported killed in ethnic clashes in southern cocoa belt IRIN 24 Dec 2004 -- Eighteen people were reported killed this week in a fresh outbreak of violence between villagers from President Laurent Gbagbo's Bete ethnic group and settlers from other parts of Cote d'Ivoire and West Africa near the southern town of Gagnoa.
  • FRANCE / IVORY COAST VOA 24 Dec 2004 -- The head of France's armed forces says he backs mediation efforts by South African President Thabo Mbeki in divided Ivory Coast. He also says French forces will remain until the international community deems this necessary.
  • NEPAL / REBEL BLOCKADE VOA 24 Dec 2004 -- Nepal, a Maoist guerrilla blockade has shut down major highways leading into the capital Kathmandu. Residents are stockpiling food to brace for the impact after a week of rebel violence has left a hundred people dead.
  • SUDAN/AU-DARFUR VOA 24 Dec 2004 -- African Union troops stationed in the war-torn Darfur region of western Sudan are increasingly coming under heavy criticism from aid agencies and even rebel groups, who say few numbers and a limited mandate make the troops virtually ineffective in abating the conflict.
  • THAILAND SOUTHERN VIOLENCE VOA 24 Dec 2004 -- One person has been killed and at least six wounded in an explosion in southern Thailand today (Friday).It is the latest of almost daily attacks in the south that have killed more than five hundred people in the past year.

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  • UKRAINE RE-RUN ADVANCER VOA 24 Dec 2004 -- Millions of Ukrainians will head to the polls Sunday for the third time in as many months to elect a new president to replace outgoing President Leonid Kuchma. Ukraine's Supreme Court ordered the re-run after more than two weeks of massive opposition street protests that, at one point, threatened to split the nation in half.



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