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Russians Pound Chechnya in Renewed Fighting

MOSCOW -- Russian troops backed by aircraft and artillery fire pounded what they said was a well-fortified rebel base Sunday on the second day of a battle in southern Chechnya. The assault was a new...

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Burundi

320 Tutsis Killed in Attack on Displaced Persons Camp

By STEFAN LOVGREN Associated Press Writer BUGENDANA, Burundi (AP) - Burundi observed an official day of mourning today after Hutu rebels slaughtered an estimated 320 people, mostly women and...

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Russia

22 July 1996 Monitor - Vol.II, No.142

MONITOR - A DAILY BRIEFING ON THE POST-SOVIET STATES FOR THE RECORD: TAJIK CEASEFIRE VIOLATED. The Tajik government and opposition accused each other over the weekend of violating the ceasefire...

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Russia

OMRI Daily Digest I, No. 140, 22 Jul 96

STEPASHIN ASSERTS THAT DUDAEV IS DEFINITELY DEAD. Following a session on 19 July of the Russian government commission on resolving the Chechen conflict, commission secretary Sergei Stepashin told...

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Sudan

WFP airdrops in southern Sudan to resume without time limit

The Executive Director of the World Food Programme, Catherine Bertini, today welcomed the resumption of large-scale airlift/airdrop emergency food deliveries to southern Sudan. This has been made...

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Sudan

WFP resumes food airdrops to southern Sudan

For the first time in ten months, the World Food Programme has resumed C-130 airlift/airdrop deliveries of relief food rations to thousands of hungry people in southern Sudan. The operation follows...

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Burundi

Tutsi Opposition Threatens Government

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (Pana) - The chairman of the Unity for National Progress (Uprona) led by Charles Mukasi said Monday in Bujumbura that the party has decided to withdraw its support for President...

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Burundi

Burundi Crams Refugees into Container Trucks

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (Reuter) - Burundi's Tutsi dominated army stepped up its expulsions of Rwandan Hutu refugees Monday and at least two refugees died of suffocation after being forced to leave in...

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Liberia

US envoy to Liberia calls on President Rawlings

ACCRA, Ghana (PANA) - Ghana's President Jerry John Rawlings said here Sunday that the change in the chairmanship of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) will not affect the...

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Burundi

Burundi forcibly expels thousands of Rwandan refugees

(FR) (UNHCR says Rwandan authorities are colluding in the operation) (510) By Wendy Lubetkin USIA European Correspondent GENEVA -- Burundi and Rwandan authorities are colluding to ship thousands of...

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Burundi

U.S condemns continuing violence

(FR) (More than 300 killed near Gitega July 20) (220) WASHINGTON -- The United States condemned the July 20 massacre of more than 300 unarmed civilians near Gitega, Burundi, in a statement released...

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Liberia

UN agencies lost 489 vehicles in Liberia - report

MONROVIA, July 22 (Reuter) - The United Nations and other international agencies operating in Liberia lost 489 vehicles worth $8 million during widespread looting in Monrovia in April and May, a U.N...

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China

China Fights Floods, Fears Worst in Ahead

BEIJING (Reuter) - Millions of people battled floods in central and south China amid fears the worst was yet to come, officials and state media said on Monday. ''The new week brings the start of a...

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Burundi

Burundi crams refugees into container trucks

BUJUMBURA, July 22 (Reuter) - At least two Rwandan Hutu refugees died of suffocation on Monday after Burundi's Tutsi-dominated army crammed them in container trucks and forced them back into their...

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Burundi

300 Tutsis die in Burundi massacre

FROM SCOTT STRAUS IN BUJUMBURA, BURUNDI AND OUR FOREIGN STAFF A MASSACRE in central Burundi at the weekend has left at least 300 dead. Journalists who visited the scene at Bungendana reported seeing...

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Russia

Moscow looks at Afghan option for Chechenia peace

FROM THOMAS DE WAAL IN MOSCOW THE latest brutal Russian assault on southern Chechenia, in contravention of a pre-election peace deal, may be a prelude to an "Afghan option" in which Moscow pulls out...

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China

Hundreds of Thousands Chinese Stranded as Flooding Worsens

By CHARLES HUTZLER Associated Press Writer BEIJING (AP) - Rain pushed flood waters higher today across southern China, leaving hundreds of thousands of people stranded and prompting officials to warn...

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