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Burundi

Burundi could be devastated by trade embargo

BUJUMBURA, Burundi (Aug 1, 1996 8:23 p.m. EDT) -- Sweaty men shuttle burlap sacks bulging with coffee beans into a port warehouse, while a huge crane swings tons of Zambian sugar onto the quay. For...

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Iraq

Iraq: Sanction Toll Very Heavy

By WAIEL FALEH Associated Press Writer BAGHDAD, Iraq (AP) -- More than 70,000 Iraqis, nearly half of them children under 5, died in the first half of 1996 because six years of U.N. sanctions have...

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Burundi

Tutsis Prepare For Sanctions

By STEFAN LOVGREN Associated Press Writer BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Sweaty men shuttle burlap sacks bulging with coffee beans into a port warehouse, while a huge crane swings tons of Zambian sugar...

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Burundi

Burundi Govt. Moves Ahead

By STEFAN LOVGREN Associated Press Writer BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Burundi's new military-backed leader has named a new prime minister, in defiance of widespread international criticism and looming...

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DPRK

North Korea Reports 'Heavy Losses' in Floods

By PAUL SHIN Associated Press Writer SEOUL, South Korea (AP) - Torrential rains have inundated rice paddies and caused "heavy losses" of lives in North Korea, which is already facing a serious food...

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Mexico

Hurricane Douglas Moving Toward Southern Mexico

By ISAAC A. LEVI Associated Press Writer MEXICO CITY (AP) - Hurricane Douglas churned through the Pacific Ocean toward southern Mexico today after killing 35 people in a sweep across northern...

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Russia

Chechen rebels accuse U.N. of criminal indifference

MOSCOW (Jul 30, 1996 00:41 a.m. EDT) -- Chechen rebels lambasted the United Nations on Monday for refusing to intervene in their 19-month civil war, accusing the world body of ignoring the killing of...

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Burundi

Burundi President Asks Backing

By STEFAN LOVGRENAssociated Press Writer BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Burundi's new president, installed by a military coup last week, shifted his attention Monday from trying to muster support at home...

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Burundi

U.N.: Burundi, Restore Gov't

By ROBERT H. REID Associated Press Writer UNITED NATIONS (AP) -- The U.N. Security Council called on Burundi's military leaders Monday to restore constitutional government, and urged all parties to...

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Burundi

Burundi Regime Wants Mediator

By KARIN DAVIES Associated Press Writer BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- Burundi's new military-backed president says world leaders who want to help end ethnic violence in the tiny Central African country...

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Burundi

Burundi's New President Wants Foreign Help But No Foreign Troops

By KARIN DAVIES Associated Press Writer BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) - Burundi's new military-backed president says world leaders who want to help end ethnic violence in the tiny Central African country...

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Costa Rica

Cesar's Rains Flood Costa Rica, Killing Ten

SAN JOSE, Costa Rica (AP) - Hurricane Cesar killed at least ten people on its sweep through Costa Rica, and officials fear the death toll could rise as heavy rains worsen flooding in the remote...

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Burundi

Burundians March in Support of Military-Installed Leader

By STEFAN LOVGREN Associated Press Writer BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) - Thousands of people marched through the streets of the capital today, chanting slogans in support of the Tutsi army major who...

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China

Red Cross appeals for more aid for China flood victims

MAODOU VILLAGE, China (AP) -- The Red Cross appealed for more medical aid Sunday to prevent cholera and dysentery epidemics along the Yangtze River and its tributaries, where tens of thousands of...

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China

Deaths in China's Widespread Floods Doubles

By ELAINE KURTENBACH Associated Press Writer BEIJING (AP) - The death toll from floods that submerged parts of central and southern China has doubled to at least 1,522, the government said today...

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Burundi

AP reports coup attempt in Burundi

By STEFAN LOVGREN Associated Press Writer BUJUMBURA, Burundi (AP) -- The Tutsi-led military has staged an apparent coup against the president of Burundi, who took refuge today at the U.S...

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Sudan

Aid Group Drops Food to Southern Sudan's Hungry

By KARIN DAVIES Associated Press Writer AKAK, Sudan (AP) - A spidery little boy, bruised by the butt of an enemy gun, crawled across a sun-baked airstrip scooping up corn that trailed from a torn bag...

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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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