Reporters on the Job
• Watch Those Land Mines: Correspondent Nicholas Blanford ventured into southern Lebanon as part of his reporting for today's story about Hizbullah shifting military tactics. "Reaching the Labboune bunker was a little nerve wracking as it lies in an old Israel minefield planted years ago. I carefully walked along a track left in the soft earth by an Israeli armored bulldozer a week earlier," he says.
Nick also visited another Hizbullah firing position in a remote valley about two miles away. "I saw several unexploded Israeli cluster bomblets, a common sight in south Lebanon now. There was evidence that Hizbullah had been active in the valley too: a pile of empty Katyusha rocket containers and specially built rocket firing platforms.
Monday, Sept. 25:
Nairobi, Kenya – White farmer Thomas Chomondeley goes on trial charged with murder.
New York – Pakistan President Pervez Musharraf releases his new book "In the Line of Fire" and speaks at Council on Foreign Relations.
Tuesday, Sept. 26:
Tokyo – Special parliament session expected to elect new prime minister.
Manchester, England – Prime Minister Tony Blair speaks at annual Labour Party meeting.
Wednesday, Sept. 27:
Geneva – World Trade Organization holds public hearing on the beef hormone dispute between European Union and US and Canada.
Thursday, Sept. 28:
Lusaka, Zambia – Presidential election.
Islamabad, Pakistan – SACH human rights group hosts conference on forced marriages in Pakistan.
Sunday, Oct. 1:
Brasilia, Brazil – Presidential election.
– David Clark Scott