19 March 2005 Military News
- AFGHANS, COALITION FORCES WORK TO RID AFGHANISTAN OF WEAPONS CENTCOM 19 Mar 2005 -- Coalition forces recovered several weapons caches this week, some following tips from local Afghans.
- Afghans, Coalition Work to Rid Afghanistan of Weapons AFPS 19 Mar 2005 -- Following tips from police and local citizens, U.S. and coalition forces recovered several caches of weapons in Afghanistan this week.
- U.S. Helicopters Rescue Stranded Afghans in Uruzgan Province AFPS 19 Mar 2005 -- U.S. helicopters and crews rescued more than 200 villagers March 18, after flooding from three days of intense rain stranded them along the Helmand River near Deh Rawod in Afghanistan's Uruzgan province.
Defense Policy / Programs
- PSD Marines protect CG USMC News 19 Mar 2005 -- Whenever the commanding general needs to travel, his guardian angels are there beside him.
- SOKOR/US/MILITARY EXERCISES VOA 19 Mar 2005 -- U.S. and South Korean forces have begun their annual joint military exercises (Saturday), which North Korea denounced as what it called a rehearsal for war. The exercises began as U.S. Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice arrived in the South Korean capital, seeking a way to restart talks on North Korea's nuclear weapons programs.
- Nepal rebels reject talk offer from King IRNA 19 Mar 2005 -- Rejecting the royal government's offer of a dialogue, major political parties in Nepal have said there was no question of holding talks until democratic rights were restored and emergency lifted in the Kingdom.
- LEBANON BOMB BLAST VOA 19 Mar 2005 -- A car bomb explosion rocked a predominantly Christian suburb of the Lebanese capital Beirut shortly after midnight, injuring at least nine people.
- TOGO/POLITICS VOA 19 Mar 2005 -- Togo's main opposition leader has returned to the capital Lome after a two-year absence. Gilchrist Olympio, who is barred from running in a presidential election next month, is coming home to lend his support to his party deputy's campaign against the son of the late longtime leader.
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