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Rwanda

Rwanda Imposes Sanctions on Neighbor Burundi

By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer KINYARU-HAUT, Rwanda (AP) - Rwanda severed air and road links Friday with Burundi, completing a circle of isolation around the central African country in an...

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Liberia

Liberia Gunfight Causes Chaos

MONROVIA, Liberia (AP) -- Shooting between militiamen squabbling over looted goods at a military base sparked a stampede of terrified civilians who feared a resumption of fighting in the capital. ...

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Somalia

Two Factions Clash In Somalia

MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Heavy fighting was reported today north of Mogadishu between the militias of two faction leaders, including a former U.S. Marine who succeeded his father a week ago. ...

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Rwanda

Rwanda Passes Genocide Bill

By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- After months of debate and revisions, Rwandan lawmakers have passed a bill that opens the way for the trials of more than 80,000...

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Somalia

Ethiopian Army Attacks Somalia

By HAROUN HASSAN Associated Press Writer MOGADISHU, Somalia (AP) -- Ethiopian helicopter gunships strafed a rebel stronghold in southwestern Somalia on Friday, killing 160 people, rebels said. ...

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Burundi

U.S. Concerned About Burundi

WASHINGTON (AP) -- With African nations pressing sanctions and commercial airline traffic virtually ended, the Clinton administration is advising American residents of troubled Burundi to make plans...

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Burundi

Rwanda Probes Leader's Death

By LOUIS MEIXLER Associated Press Writer NEW YORK (AP) -- The United Nations should make public a report on the 1993 assassination of Burundi's president to ensure that those responsible are no...

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Burundi

Rwanda Plans Burundi Sanctions

By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- Rwanda will join other African nations in imposing economic sanctions on Burundi, but said Thursday it will give the central African...

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Burundi

6,000 Rwandan Refugees Return

By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) -- More than 6,000 Rwandan refugees came home from Burundi on Thursday, in a weeklong exodus that has seen the largest voluntary return...

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Burundi

Killings Of Hutus Continue

By STEFAN LOVGREN Associated Press Writer KIRIBA, Burundi (AP) -- Villagers say the Tutsi soldiers came at dawn. Armed with machine guns and machetes, they took positions around the densely populated...

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Burundi

Uganda Joins Burundi Sanctions

By SUSAN LINNEE Associated Press Writer NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Uganda suspended air and road links with Burundi on Wednesday, joining Kenya and Tanzania in sanctions to force Burundi's two-week old...

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Burundi

UN: Burundi Sanctions Stop Aid

ROME (AP) -- Economic sanctions against Burundi by its neighbors are preventing humanitarian relief from arriving in the country and could fuel more violence, the U.N. food agency says. ''The cutoff...

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Burundi

Kenya: Sanctions On Burundi

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) -- Kenya has cut off travel and suspended trade with Burundi, sanctions imposed Monday in response to the recent Tutsi military coup that deposed the Hutu president. Regional...

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Burundi

U.N. Braced for Refugees, But Intimidators Spoiled Plan

By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer KIGALI, Rwanda (AP) _ Anticipating that thousands of Rwandan refugees would continue their voluntary return home Saturday, U.N. agencies mobilized 100...

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Burundi

Burundi Genocide Ignored

By GEORGE GEDDA WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Secretary of State Warren Christopher testified on a range of issues before two congressional committees recently, the world's most compelling humanitarian...

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Costa Rica

44 Die In Costa Rica Hurricane

By JUAN ZAMORANO Associated Press Writer LLANO DE PIEDRA DE TARRAZU, Costa Rica (AP) -- Though the hurricane has headed out into the Pacific, the flooding and mudslides it left behind have claimed at...

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Rwanda

Rwandan Hutu Refugees Go Home

By CHRIS TOMLINSON Associated Press Writer KANYARU-HATU, Rwanda (AP) -- Rwandan refugees fearing reprisal from the new Tutsi government in Burundi began returning home voluntarily Friday. U.N...

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Russia

Air raids spur refugee flight from Chechnya

MOSCOW (Aug 1, 1996 10:00 p.m. EDT) -- Refugees fled Chechnya's southern areas Thursday following Russian air raids that killed and wounded dozens of civilians in recent days. More than 100 Chechen...

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Somalia

Chronology: Somalia's descent into chaos

(AP) -- The following are key events in Somalia's recent history: January 26, 1991: President Mohammed Siad Barre ousted by rebel coalition; clan-based factions soon fight among themselves. December...

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