CRITIC OF ANTI-TERRORIST CAMPAIGN IN CHECHNYA HAS CANCELLED HIS TRIP TO THIS REPUBLIC
A delegation of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) headed by Lord Judd is to cancel its working trip to Chechnya, said Wednesday Dmitry Rogozin, head of the Duma International Committee.
CHECHEN TERRORISTS SHOT TWO POLICEMEN IN GROZNY
Chechen terrorists shot special purpose troop officer Aslanbek Musayev and Chechen Justice Ministry sentence execution department officer Said-Khasan Alikhanov point-blank from submachine guns at a market situated in one of Grozny's districts Tuesday night.
ISRAEL SEIZED PALESTINIAN TOWN
In the early hours of Wednesday Israeli troops entered the Palestinian town of Jenin (western bank of the Jordan river) with the population of approximately 50,000 people apparently making use of the current events in New York.
THREE EXPLOSIVE DEVICES FOUND IN CHECHNYA
In the last 24 hours, forces of temporary departments of the ministry of the interior have found and eliminated three explosive devices, law enforcement bodies in Chechnya reported Wednesday.
COLOMBIA: MISCONCEPTIONS AND MISTRUTHS
Mention Colombia abroad and the first images which spring to mind are cocaine cartels and FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), tarred with the brush of ignorance and wrongly derided as drug-trafficking pseudo-revolutionaries.
AFGHAN FOREIGN MINISTER DENIES STATEMENTS OF AHMAD SHAH MASSOUD'S DEATH
Dr. Abdullah, Foreign Minister of the Islamic State of Afghanistan, denied statements about Northern Alliance military leader Ahmad Shah Massoud's death. The Minister who visited Dushanbe Tuesday said that Ahmad Shah Massoud was alive and was getting better.
ON WEDNESDAY, TWO PLANES VIOLATED THE AIRSPACE AT THE TAJIK-AFGHAN BORDER
The Russian frontier-guards, who are defending the Ishkashim and Khorog parts of the state border of Tajikistan with Afghanistan, on Wednesday registered two violations of the airspace by planes without identification marks.
NORTHERN ALLIANCE OWNS UP KABUL MISSILE RAID
The Northern Alliance has owned up last night's missile raid of Kabul, which caused damages and conflagrations, the CNN has reported.
U.S. SENATOR TRACKS KABUL MISSILES TO NORTHERN ALLIANCE
A missile strike on Kabul might have come from the Northern Alliance, US Senator Orrin Hatch, Republican, of Utah, assumed in a CNN livecast.
NO PRECISE FIGURES ON U.S. TERROR DEATHS: RUMSFELD
No precise statistics on terror victims in Washington, D.C., and New York City are available for now, says Donald Rumsfeld, US Secretary of Defence.
PENTAGON DENIES INVOLVEMENT IN KABUL EXPLOSIONS
Pentagon spokesman Rear Admiral Craig R. Quigley says the United States has nothing to do with today's explosions in the Afghan capital of Kabul, the RIA Novosti correspondent reports.
BLASTS SHAKE AFGHAN CAPITAL
Huge blasts shook Kabul to set several neighbourhoods ablaze, the CNN says in a livecast from the Afghan capital.
POPULATION CENSUS WILL ALSO COVER CHECHNYA
A general census of the population will be carried out in Russia from September 9 to 16, Vladimir Sokolin, chairman of the State Statistics Committee, said on Friday.
RUSSIAN AIR-RAID DEFENCE IS IN FIGHTING TRIM
Russian air-raid defence is ready to repulse possible attacks according to American scenario. That has been reported recently by spokesman for headquarters of Russian Air Forces. “Russian air-raid forces are carrying out and anti-terrorist operation connected with terrorist acts committed in New York and Washington”, the headquarters’ representative said.
PLANE WITH PASSENGERS SHAKEN DOWN
According to recent report of PRAVDA.Ru correspondent in the USA, airliner with passengers captured by terrorists which was flying to Washington has been shaken down. The information was spread by some American mass media. At the same time people from the centre of Chicago are being evacuated.
PENTAGON COLLAPSED. LONDON EXPECTING AIR ATTACKS
Pentagon’s building has been collapsed. The country is almost completely deprived of telephone communication. Several TV channels do not function. The number of victims of the terrorist act in the building of World Trade Centre is supposed to be from 50 to 60 thousand people. On the whole, the number of victims in the USA could increase by several times.
OUR CORRESPONDENT REPORTS: TODAY’S EVENTS IN USA CONNECTED WITH PEARL HARBOUR. WAR?
An explosion has thundered near to US Congress building. According to preliminary information, a car filled with explosives blew up. The building is covered with puffs of smoke, it looks like fire has been started in the Congress. The USA are left without communications, including Internet channels because retransmitters placed on high buildings fell out. Real dimensions of the catastrophe are not known yet. According to the situation with electronic mass media and Internet providers, the catastrophe is more global than information agencies report.
WAHHABI GANG DESTROYED IN CHECHNYA
A Wahhabi gang led by the notorious Elbek Ibragimov known as Dwarf has been destroyed in Chechnya, a republic within the Russian Federation.
The body of Dwarf, who was a confidential of Arab terrorist Hattab, has been identified and given up to relatives for burial.
RUSSIAN DEFENCE MINISTER ARRIVES IN VLADIKAVKAZ
Russian Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov has flown in Vladikavkaz (the capital of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania of the Russian Federation) from Chechnya (a republic of the Russian Federation). Both Chechnya and North Ossetia are republics in the North Caucasus. From the airport he went to the 58th Army.
VLADIMIR PUTIN CALLS ON JOURNALISTS TO GIVE AN IMPARTIAL COVERAGE OF CHECHEN SITUATION
The Russian President has called on journalists to give an impartial coverage of the Chechen situation. According to Vladimir Putin, it is very difficult to cover the Chechen events as it requires profound knowledge, a weighed and responsible approach. "Telling the truth is the main formula here," Putin said at the journalists' government award ceremony in the Kremlin Tuesday.
TALIBAN INTENSIFY ATTACKS IN AFGHAN PROVINCE OF PARWAN
Simultaneously with attempting upon the life of Northern Alliance leader Ahmad Shah Masood, Taliban intensified attacks on positions of the Unified Front in the Afghan province of Parwan, as well as near the Panjsher Valley.
ATTACHE OF THE AFGHAN EMBASSY IN MOSCOW SAYS: AHMAD SHAH MASOOD IS RECOVERING FROM HIS INJURY
The leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, Ahmad Shah Masood, an attempt on whose life was committed last Sunday, "is rapidly recovering from the injuries he received," military attache of the Afghan Embassy in Russia Mohammad Saleh Registani told RIA Novosti on Tuesday in Dushanbe.
DEFENCE MINISTER HOLDS CONFERENCE IN KHANKALA
A conference of the command of the group of troops and leaders of the headquarters of the counter-terrorist operation in the Chechen Republic incorporated in the Russian Federation, is being held in Khankala (headquarters of the command of the counter-terrorist operation in Chechnya) under the chairmanship of Defence Minister Sergei Ivanov.
TERRORISTS WHO ATTEMPTED ON AHMAD SHAH MASSOUD'S LIFE PROBABLY HAD BELGIAN PASSPORTS
The terrorists who perished on Sunday during the attempt on the life of leader of the Northern Alliance of Afghanistan Ahmad Shah Massoud probably had Belgian passports. As the RIA Novosti correspondent reports, on Tuesday Belgian and French sources quoted the official spokesman for the Afghan opposition as saying this.
USA SPECIAL SERVICES CLAIM AHMAD SHAH MASSOUD'S DEATH
Officials in US secret services are sure that Ahmad Shah Massoud, leader of the Afghan Northern Alliance, was killed, reported Tuesday "The New York Times".
THE LEADER OF THE NORTHERN ALLIANCE, AHMAD SHAH MASOOD, REFUTES THE RUMOURS ABOUT HIS DEATH
The leader of the Northern Alliance, Ahmad Shah Masood, called up the Afghan Embassy in Dyushambe himself to refute the rumours about his death.
ISRAELI TROOPS FIRE AT FACILITIES IN JENIN
Israeli tanks and helicopters last night several times fired at various facilities in the Palestinian town of Jenin on the West Bank of the Jordan River.
TWO ISRAELI SERVICEMEN WERE KILLED AND ONE WOUNDED AS A RESULT OF THE SHELLING BY PALESTINIANS
Two Israeli servicemen were killed and one wounded as a result of the shelling of an Israeli military base by Palestinians.
The incident took place at midnight not far from the Arab village of Mardja, near Tulkarm on the Western Bank of the Jordan.
The attackers managed to disappear. The whole night the troops were combing the locality, using helicopters and illumination flares.
SEPARATISTS IN CHECHNYA KILL NEPHEW OF HEAD OF REPUBLICAN ADMINISTRATION
Lecha Kadyrov, the nephew of Akhmad Kadyrov, the head of Chechen administration, has been killed in Chechnya.
AKHMAD KADYROV'S NEPHEW KILLED IN CHECHNYA
The Chechen Interior Ministry has officially confirmed the fact of death of Lecha Kadyrov, nephew of Akhmad Kadyrov, who was the head of Chechen administration.
Kadyrov and his three fellow-travellers came under fire en route from Tsentaroi to Kurchaloi. Details of the incidents are currently being investigated, investigation group is operating on the scene.