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NEWSFLASH: 2 Dead In Fiji - Israeli Tanks Withdraw

Published: Thu 2 Nov 2000 10:41 PM
BREAKING NEWS FIJI MUTINY: Two Dead, Nine Wounded In Fiji Mutiny
- SUVA: Two soldiers are dead and nine wounded following a shootout today at Fiji's main military barracks on the outskirts of the capital of Suva, army sources reported today. The wounded included a woman officer. Forces loyal to military commander Commodore Frank Bainimarama were trying to put down the mutiny at the Queen Elizabeth Barracks in suburban Nabua sparked by renegade soldiers who took part in the May putsch led by failed businessman George Speight.
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BREAKING NEWS: Israeli Tanks Pull Back In Palestine
- A breakthrough meeting between the Nobel Peace prize winning veterans of the Oslo Accords - former Israeli PM Shimon Peres and Palestinian President Yasser Arafat - today has led to the withdrawal of Israeli Tanks from positions around Palestinian settlements. Yasser Arafat and Ehud Barak are now expected to try to implement the peace agreement signed at Sharm el-Sheik mid October, starting with statements calling for an end to hostilities.
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