Friday, June 19, 2009
DTN News: Former U.S. President George W. Bush And former First Lady Laura Bush At Baseball Game In Arlington, Texas
DTN News: Iran TODAY June 19, 2009 - More Protests And Ayatollah Ali Khamenei To Address Iranians After Election Unrest
DTN News: Taiwan TODAY June 19, 2009 - Taiwanese Soldiers Fire Howitzer During Military Exercise In Dongyin Island
Soldiers fire 105mm M1A1 howitzers during a military drill in Dongyin island June 18, 2009. Taiwanese mine sweepers demonstrate mine sweeping operation to the media, Monday, May 18, 2009, on the Kinmen island of Taiwan, 1.8 kilometers (two miles) off China's coast. Tens of thousands of mines were first planted back in the 1950s when this Taiwanese beachhead was subjected to frequent Chinese shelling and war was a constant threat. In a bold new venture to boost tourism and economic development, the Taiwanese military has begun clearing the estimated 73,000 mines concentrated in 154 fields around the island's perimeter with 25,045 mines already cleaned.