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Ethiopia

20,000 Ethiopians Evacuated

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) -- The Awash River has flooded one of Ethiopia's two sugar factories, forcing the evacuation of 20,000 people, the state-run Ethiopian News Agency reported Sunday. The...

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Burundi

Burundi Military Behind 1993 Assassination of President

By LOUIS MEIXLER UNITED NATIONS (AP) - Burundi army officers were apparently behind the 1993 assassination of the nation's first Hutu president, which triggered widespread ethnic fighting in the...

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Burundi

Burundi Killing Said To Be Up

By GEORGE GEDDA WASHINGTON (AP) -- Burundi Army troops shot thousands of Hutu villagers to death recently after they denied knowledge of the whereabouts of Hutu rebels, Amnesty International says. ...

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Mexico

Tropical Storm Dolly Heads Toward Coast of Mexico

MEXICO CITY (AP) - Weakened by a trip across the Yucatan Peninsula, Tropical Storm Dolly gained new strength today as it rolled across the Gulf of Mexico toward northeastern Mexico. "Further...

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Rwanda

Zaire, Rwanda to repatriate more than 1 million refugees

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Zaire and Rwanda agreed Thursday to repatriate more than 1 million Rwandan refugees living in Zairian camps since mid-1994. "The two heads of government have decided to make...

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Burundi

Report: 6,000 Slain In Burundi

By CHRIS TOMLINSON BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- More than 6,000 people have been slaughtered in Burundi since a Tutsi army major seized power July 25, purportedly to end ethnic bloodshed in the central...

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Burundi

UN Behind On Burundi Plan

By GEORGE GEDDA WASHINGTON (AP) -- Despite continued large-scale ethnic violence in Burundi, the United Nations has yet to come up with an effective plan should an intervention force be required, an...

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Sri Lanka

Tens Of Thousands Of Sri Lankan Refugees Short Of Food, Water

By DEXTER CRUEZ Associated Press Writer COLOMBO, Sri Lanka (AP) - Some 200,000 people who fled fighting between Tamil rebels and Sri Lankan forces are dangerously short of food, water and shelter, a...

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Russia

Russia Truce Deadline Expires

By Barry Renfrew GROZNY, Russia (AP) -- A deadline set by Russian forces expired early today in the Chechen capital, where Boris Yeltsin's security chief said he had averted a major assault...

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Burundi

Burundi Hutus Urge Sanctions

By IAN MADER UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- World leaders must quickly impose sanctions to force Burundi's military leaders to step down, a Hutu-dominated Burundi political party urged Security Council...

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Russia

Kremlin sends confusing signals on Chechnya

GROZNY, Russia - While terrified residents fled the Chechen capital any way they could and scores were reported killed, it was not clear Wednesday whether the Kremlin had endorsed the Russian attack...

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Rwanda

4,500 Rwandan Refugees Return

KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Another 4,500 Hutu refugees returned home to Rwanda on Tuesday, following 8,000 who left camps in neighboring Burundi after weekend violence left three refugees dead. Paul...

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Burundi

Shakeup In Burundi Military

By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Burundi's military ruler removed three key subordinates Tuesday, including one officer implicated by a U.N. report in the murder...

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Rwanda

8,000 Rwandan Refugees Return

By SARAH MARTONE BUTARE, Rwanda (AP) -- Thousands of Rwandan Hutu refugees came home aboard U.N. trucks Monday from a camp in Burundi where soldiers beat three refugees to death over the weekend. The...

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Rwanda

8,000 Rwandan Refugees Return

By SARAH MARTONE BUTARE, Rwanda (AP) -- Thousands of Rwandan Hutu refugees came home aboard U.N. trucks Monday from a camp in Burundi where soldiers beat three refugees to death over the weekend. The...

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Burundi

Burundi Troops Kill 3 Refugees

By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer MAGARA CAMP, Burundi (AP) -- Soldiers shot three Rwandan Hutus to death at a refugee camp Sunday in northern Burundi, refugees said. Refugees at Magara...

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Bangladesh

14 Drown in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh (AP) -- Fourteen flood victims on their way to pick up relief supplies drowned when their boat capsized in a southern Bangladesh river, police said today. The boat sank Monday when...

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Russia

Russia, Rebels Continue Fight

By ROBERT KING Associated Press Writer GROZNY, Russia (AP) -- Russian troops battled Chechen separatists in Grozny for an eighth day Tuesday, despite assurances from Boris Yeltsin's security chief...

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Burundi

Tanzania To Allow Burundi Aid

ROME (AP) -- Tanzania agreed Monday to allow humanitarian aid into neighboring Burundi, despite sanctions imposed by east and central African nations to oust Burundi's new military regime. Rwanda,...

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Burundi

Tanzania To Allow Burundi Aid

ROME (AP) -- Tanzania agreed Monday to allow humanitarian aid into neighboring Burundi, despite sanctions imposed by east and central African nations to oust Burundi's new military regime. Rwanda,...

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