Venezuela positions troops along Colombian border
Venezuelan troops were in position along the
Venezuela-Colombia border Saturday after President Hugo Chavez
ordered their deployment and accused his outgoing Colombian
counterpart of being "capable of anything."
Greek military mobilised to supply fuel amid strike
Greece is to mobilise military vehicles to
restore fuel supplies cut by a lorry drivers' strike, officials have
said. Army lorries and naval vessels will ensure the supply of fuel
to "critical sectors", the government said after a crisis cabinet
meeting. Earlier, lorry drivers defied an emergency order from the
government to end their strike.
Curfew in Indian Kashmir as fourth protester dies
Troops enforced a curfew in major towns in
Indian Kashmir on Saturday as a fourth person died from injuries
suffered when soldiers opened fire to quell demonstrators the
previous day. Three people were killed Friday in two separate
incidents when security forces opened fire to disperse angry
anti-India protesters in the northern towns of Sopore and Patan.