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Angola

The key to a solution

DATE=10/11/96 TYPE=BACKGROUND REPORT NUMBER=5-34634 TITLE=ANGOLA/SAVIMBI BYLINE=ALEX BELIDA DATELINE=LUANDA CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: U-S SECRETARY OF STATE WARREN CHRISTOPHER MAKES A BRIEF STOPOVER...

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Afghanistan

Local Fighters Turn on Afghan Taleban

SARAY KHOEJA, Afghanistan (Reuter) - Local fighters turned on the purist Islamic Taleban militia near the Bagram air base just north of Kabul Friday, two weeks after it took the Afghan capital,...

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Liberia

Liberian Leader Wants More Support For Her Country

From Segun Adeyemi; PANA Correspondent NEW YORK, United Nations, (PANA) - The chairman of Liberia's Council of State, Ruth Perry, has described the support of the international community for the...

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Afghanistan

U.N. Evacuates Kabul As Fighting Draws Near City

Kabul, 10 October 1996 (RFE/RL) -- The United Nations ordered most of its foreign staff to evacuate Kabul today as fighting between the Taliban militia and soldiers loyal to the deposed government...

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Angola

Angola's Road to Peace

DATE=10/10/96 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-204452 TITLE=UN/ANGOLA (L ONLY) BYLINE=JOE CHAPMAN DATELINE=NEW YORK CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: DIPLOMATS URGED THE UNITED NATIONS SECURITY COUNCIL...

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Afghanistan

Food Relief in Afghanistan endangered

Catherine Bertini, the Executive Director of the World Food Programme -- the largest relief agency in Afghanistan -- has announced that in view of recent events in Afghanistan humanitarian operations...

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Liberia

WFP forced to halt dry food distribution in Western Liberia

The World Food Programme has stopped distributing dry food rations in parts of strife-torn Liberia because of fear of attack by faction fighters on the civilian population, leaving tens of thousands...

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Armenia

Conflict and food security in the Southern Caucasus

What are farmers doing, ploughing and sowing away amid the ruins? How can tender green shoots of wheat be growing in the war-ravaged earth of the southern Caucasus? While political negotiations to...

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Afghanistan

Afghanistan Emergency Aid

ICRC NEWS 40 Since Kabul was captured by Taliban forces on 26 September, the ICRC has had to take action on several fronts to keep up with the swift pace of events in the Afghan conflict. Its first...

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Sudan

Sudan Repulses Attack By Eritrea-Based Group

KHARTOUM, Sudan (PANA) - The Khartoum government said it beat off an attack from Eritrea-based Sudanese armed opposition group near the border on Tuesday, forcing the attackers into retreat, the army...

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Somalia

Somali Bosses in Kenya for Peace Talks

NAIROBI (Reuter) - Kenya's President Daniel arap Moi is hosting exploratory peace talks in Nairobi between rival Somali faction leaders, diplomats said Thursday. They said major Mogadishu rivals...

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Viet Nam

Floods Affect Nearly 2 Million Vietnamese

HANOI, Vietnam (Reuter) - Flooding in southern Vietnam's Mekong Delta has claimed 27 lives, most of them children, and is now affecting more than 1.8 million people, relief agencies said Wednesday. ...

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Liberia

Press Conference by Liberia

The Chairman of the Council of State for the Liberia National Transitional Government, Ruth Perry, told correspondents at a Headquarters press conference this afternoon that she expected a new...

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Afghanistan

Afghan Taleban Say They Contain Counterattack

QALATAK, Afghanistan (Reuter) - Afghan Muslim fundamentalist said Wednesday they had contained a major counter-attack by forces of the former government's military chief after fierce fighting. "It...

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DPRK

North Korea Floods Appeal - 9541KP Update 10

Dear Friends, 1. ACTion 1.1 ACT/DCASecond Shipment The second shipment of wheat flour is due to arrive in Nampo tomorrow 10 October. 1.2 The ACT delegation to DPRK The preparations for the monitoring...

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