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Killings of Tutsis and Others on Rise in Rwanda

97040401.AAF (Tutsis singled out for assassination by ex-FAR) (350) By Wendy Lubetkin USIA Staff Writer GENEVA -- The U.N. Human Rights Field Operation in Rwanda (HRFOR) says it is seriously...

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Albania

WFP and Italy launch an emergency food operation in Albania

The World Food Programme and the Government of Italy launched Friday an emergency operation to provide food aid to the most vulnerable people in Albania's worsening food crisis. The food is targeted...

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Tonga

Foreign donations flow to Tonga after Cyclone Hina

Pledges from overseas donors towards emergency relief for Tonga after Cyclone Hina now stands at nearly a-quarter-of-a-million-dollars. Officials say the figure will go higher as donations and...

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DR Congo

Joint Statement on crisis in eastern Zaire

PR/GVA/97/003 Joint Statement from Ms. Emma Bonino, European Union Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid, Ms. Sadako Ogata, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Ms. Carol Bellamy, Executive Director,...

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Albania

Succesful talks on make-up of Albania force

(8:46am AEST) The Greek Defence Minister says his country is ready to send about seven hundred troops to Albania to help restore order. As Europe correspondent Katy Cronin reports senior Greek,...

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DR Congo

UN concern over refugees trapped in Zaire

A delegation of Zairean rebels has left their stronghold of Goma for South Africa, where they are due to hold preliminary peace talks with the Zaire government. Both sides will hold discussions on...

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DR Congo

Tingi-Tingi refugees head for Rwanda

DATE=3/4/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-210868 TITLE=ZAIRE REFUGEES (L-ONLY) BYLINE=SCOTT STEARNS DATELINE=MUKINGITI, ZAIRE CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: SOME OF THE REFUGEES LEAVING THE...

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DR Congo

CARE helps region recover from civil war and refugee crisis

EASTERN ZAIRE UPDATE: CARE's STRATEGY IN EASTERN ZAIRE Three years of social upheaval in Eastern Zaire has left many communities struggling to recover and return to a degree of normalcy. The region...

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DR Congo

Zaire's New PM Offers Rebels Six Cabinet Posts

4:55 PM EST KINSHASA, Zaire (Reuter) - Zaire's newly appointed Prime Minister Etienne Tshisekedi unveiled a cabinet Thursday with no associates of President Mobutu Sese Seko and six ministries...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 142 on the Great Lakes

UNITED NATIONS Department of Humanitarian Affairs Integrated Regional Information Network for the Great Lakes Tel: +254 2 622147 Fax: +254 2 622129 e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org IRIN Emergency Update No...

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Albania

Albania: Italy To Vote On Multinational Force Next Week

Rome, 3 April 1997 (RFE/RL) - Italy's parliamentary party leaders said today the country's Senate will vote next Tuesday on plans to send an Italian-led multinational force to Albania. The Chamber of...

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Albania

Food distributed

The director of a day-care centre for mentally handicapped children heaves a sigh of relief when she sees the ICRC aid convoy. Like the staff of other social-welfare institutions and hospitals...

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DR Congo

Rebel forces advance in Zaire

Rebel troops in Zaire say they are advancing by road and rail on Lubumbashi, one of eastern Zaire's major cities. Aubert Mukendi, the transport minister in the parallel government set up by the...

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