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Burundi

Burundi Army Kills 7 Rebels

By CHRIS TOMLINSON BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Soldiers killed seven Hutu rebels they believe took part in an ambush on Burundi's Roman Catholic archbishop, a military spokesman said Saturday. Lt...

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Liberia

Relief Aid To Liberia Resumes

By TINA SUSMAN MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Relief workers resumed their aid convoys to the Liberian countryside on Friday, despite worries over rebel fighting in the region. The United Nations and...

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DPRK

U.N. Man: Help N. Korea Hunger

By ELAINE KURTENBACH BEIJING (AP) -- Almost all of North Korea's 24 million people are suffering from prolonged, severe hunger, particularly the children and elderly who are most vulnerable to...

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Iraq

Kurds welcome a return of open borders in the north

IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- The Kurds in northern Iraq are no fans of President Saddam Hussein, but they applaud his decision to end trade and travel restrictions that limited their movements for the past...

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Liberia

Aid to countryside halted after rebels abducted civilians

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Relief workers halted an aid convoy to a northern town cut off by factional fighting, saying Thursday armed rebels had abducted civilians at a food distribution centre. ...

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DPRK

Famine hitting even harder in North Korea

SEOUL (AP) -- Famine is biting ever harder into North Korea, with children and the elderly especially threatened and the government reducing food rations still further. Aid experts say North Korea...

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Burundi

Rebel attacks and ambushes leave 16 dead

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Sixteen people, including six rebels and two soldiers, died in two separate guerrilla attacks in northern Burundi, a military spokesman said Wednesday. The assaults on a...

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Rwanda

Rwanda Justice Minister Quits

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Rwanda's justice minister, entrusted with helping restore order following the country's genocide, has resigned amid charges she stole money from the government, Rwanda radio...

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Iraq

Refugees, Kurdish rebels, enter Iran

BASHMAQ, Iran (AP) -- Tens of thousands of tired, hungry Kurdish refugees have flooded into Iran on foot or crammed into cars, buses and trucks after a rival faction allied with Saddam Hussein seized...

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Iraq

U.N. says up to 300,000 Kurds flee captured city

SULAYMANIYAH, Iraq (Sep 10, 1996 09:48 a.m. EDT) -- Waving yellow flags and shouting victory slogans, Saddam Hussein's Kurdish allies marched in triumph today through Sulaymaniyah as tens of...

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DPRK

S. Korea Sends Flour To North

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) -- The South Korean Red Cross shipped $105,000 worth of flour to North Korea today to help the communist country care for its needy. It was the eighth shipment sent to North...

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Angola

UNITA Rebels Demobilize, Unify

LUANDA, Angola (AP) -- Five former UNITA rebel generals reported to the capital Monday to take up posts in a new unified army alongside one-time opponents in Angola's two-decade civil war. Among the...

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Liberia

Food Aid Sent To Liberia

By JONATHAN PAYE-LAYLEH MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Aid workers fed thousands of starving children Monday with the first donated food to reach their city in seven months, after fighting among Liberia's...

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Liberia

UN Mulls Hunger In Liberia

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Relief workers visiting an area isolated for seven months by fighting have found thousands of people at risk of starvation, including children so severely malnourished that...

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DPRK

Relief agency official says North Koreans facing starvation

HONG KONG - North Korea's famine is deepening and there is no sign of relief, an international aid agency official says. Recent flooding in the isolated Communist country has worsened an already...

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Russia

Chechen peace exposes tensions, fear of new Afghanistan

GROZNY, Russia (Sep 9, 1996 08:23 a.m. EDT) -- The war with Russia may be over, but Chechens who oppose independence fear their republic faces another conflict that could shatter the ambiguous peace...

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Iraq

Kurd Refugees Flee Iraq

By BRIAN MURPHY IRBIL, Iraq (AP) -- Kurdish refugees were streaming out of towns in northeastern Iraq Monday, heading toward the Iranian border, in the wake of an offensive by a Kurdish faction...

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DPRK

N. Koreans Famine Deepens

HONG KONG (AP) -- North Korea's famine is deepening and there is no sign of relief, an international aid agency official says. Recent flooding in the isolated Communist country has worsened an...

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