24 April 2005 Military News
- IED Kills Sailor in Fallujah
- Task Force Baghdad Soldier Killed in IED Attack
- Task Force Liberty Soldiers detain four after IED attack MNF-I/MNC-I 24 Apr 2005 -- Task Force Liberty Soldiers detained four individuals suspected of attacking their combat patrol with an improvised explosive device near a village southeast of Baqubah at about 1:20 a.m. April 24.
- Bomb Explosions in Baghdad Kill at least 15, Wound Many VOA News 24 Apr 2005 -- Iraqi authorities say two bomb explosions in Baghdad have killed at least 15 people near a Shi'ite mosque. Early reports say nearly 60 others were wounded.
- MCC-K supports OIF through strategic mobility USMC News 24 Apr 2005 -- Strategic Mobility, the capability to manage and administer the system of providing equipment, personnel, and logistical know-how for moving Marine Corps equipment and forces in and out of theater, lies at the heart of the Marines assigned to Multi-National Force - West Coordination Center - Kuwait.
Defense Policy / Programs
- India to Resume Military Aid to Nepal VOA News 24 Apr 2005 -- Newspapers in India say New Delhi has decided to resume military aid to Nepal suspended three weeks after King Gyanendra seized absolute power on February 1.
- Violence Continues in Ivory Coast's Zone of Confidence VOA News 24 Apr 2005 -- In Ivory Coast, the United Nations patrols a buffer area known as the zone of confidence, which separates the government held south from rebel-held north. Despite the U.N. presence, serious human-rights violations have taken place across the area.
- Philippines Troops Clash with Communist Rebels VOA News 24 Apr 2005 -- Philippine troops killed six Communist rebels Sunday in a clash north of Manila.
- Togo: Annan hails peaceful presidential election, urges continued calm UN News Centre 24 Apr 2005 -- Welcoming the peaceful presidential election in Togo today, United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan said a successful conclusion of the polling process would auger well for the country's future stability and prosperity.
- Violence Starts After Togo Poll VOA News 24 Apr 2005 -- Violence has broken out immediately after voting in controversial presidential elections in the West African state of Togo, with opposition activists saying police killed at least one protester. Authorities and the regional grouping, ECOWAS, are appealing urgently for calm.
- Marburg virus has killed 244 but fatalities are decreasing, UN health agency reports UN News Centre 24 Apr 2005 -- Two hundred and forty-four people have succumbed to the highly contagious and deadly Marburg virus but fatality rates are decreasing, the United Nations World Health Organization (WHO) has reported.
- Ecuador's Ousted President Goes to Exile in Brazil VOA News 24 Apr 2005 -- Ecuador's ousted President Lucio Gutierrez is flying to exile in Brazil, four days after being removed from office
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