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28 May 2005 Military News

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  • Massive anti-King rally in Kathmandu vows to continue fight IRNA 28 May 2005 -- Stepping up their campaign against the monarchy, thousands of protestors belonging to the seven-party alliance Friday hit the streets of Nepalese capital for the first time after King Gyanendra's Feb 1 power grab, vowing to continue their fight.
  • Nepal govt frees over 50 political detainees IRNA 28 May 2005 -- The Royal Government of Nepal freed over 50 political detainees on Friday, including Nepali Congress spokesman Arjun Narsingh and two former ministers, as a result of continuous international pressures.

  • Bangladeshi forces kill 5 suspected Indian terrorists IRNA 28 May 2005 -- Six people, including five suspected Indian terrorists, were killed by Bangladeshi security forces Saturday in a shoot out in the country's northeast region, reports Press Trust of India.
  • Palestinians to Insure Peaceful Israeli Pullout from Gaza VOA 28 May 2005 -- The Palestinian Authority is beefing up its forces in the Gaza Strip to clear the way for a smooth transition of power when Israel withdraws in a few months.
  • UN: Kosovo Chief Cites Progress, Recommends Review RFE/RL 28 May 2005 -- The UN's top official in Kosovo has recommended a review this summer that could open the process for deciding whether the province should remain part of Serbia. Envoy Soren Jessen-Petersen told the UN Security Council yesterday that Kosovo's ethnic Albanian leaders have made clear progress toward establishing a multiethnic democracy.
  • Two Bombings on Indonesia's Sulawesi Island VOA 28 May 2005 -- Two bomb blasts on Indonesia's Sulawesi Island claimed at least 19 lives Saturday. The explosions occurred in a region that has a history of Christian-Muslim violence.

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