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Armenia

OSCE to suspend monitoring of Azerbaijani-Armenian border

The Chairman-in-Office (C-i-O) of the OSCE, Danish Foreign Minister Niels Helveg Petersen, has issued the following press statement concerning security incidents in the Nagorno-Karabakh region...

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Albania

WFP launches a second emergency operation in Albania

The World Food Programme today launched a new and longer emergency operation to feed the most needy people in Albania. The aid will be targetted to 400,000 destitute people with no alternative means...

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DR Congo

UN Mission Finds Zaire Refugee Camp Empty

5:21 PM EDT KASESE CAMP, Zaire (Reuter) - A U.N. team Thursday discovered up to 55,000 Rwandan Hutu refugees missing from a camp in the jungle of eastern Zaire and was blocked by rebels from a wider...

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DR Congo

The Presidential Guard

DATE=4/24/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=5-36254 TITLE=ZAIRE / OUTLOOK BYLINE=JOE DECAPUA DATELINE=WASHINGTON CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: AS ZAIREAN REBELS MOVE TOWARD KINSHASA, GOVERNMENT...

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DR Congo

Zaire Watch News Briefs 24 Apr 1997

ADFL "Justice Minister" Mwenge Kongolo is now saying that the fall of Kinshasa will occur within a matter of days, not weeks. The Government of Angola says it is bolstering its security along its...

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Liberia

Carter Centre To Monitor Liberian Polls

DAKAR, Senegal (PANA) - Former United States President Jimmy Carter will lead a 60-person team to monitor Liberia's general elections scheduled for May 30, the West African Peace Monitoring Force in...

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Liberia

Ecomog Troops Urged To Intensify Search For Weapons

DAKAR, Senegal (PANA) - After the recent discovery of arms caches in Liberia's Nimba County, the Commander of the West African Peacemonitoring force in Liberia, Ecomog, Maj. Gen. Samuel Victor Malu,...

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DR Congo

Disease Outbreaks Reported: Monkeypox - Zaire

With reference to inquiries regarding monkeypox in Zaire, WHO does not recommend reintroduction of vaccination with the vaccine which effectively eradicated smallpox in the 1970s which also protects...

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DR Congo

Crisis in Central Africa update 24 Apr 1997

The plight of tens of thousands of refugees in eastern Zaire has worsened in recent days as a result of heightened tension between aid agencies and rebels from the Alliance of Democratic Forces for...

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Angola

U.S. Congressional subcommittee hearing on Angola

*97042407.AAF (4/24 testimony before Subcommittee on Africa) (2900) WASHINGTON -- Peace, stability and democracy are necessary in Angola if the African nation "is to play a constructive role in the...

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Sudan

Sudan Travel Advice 24 Apr 1997

Travel Advice Unit, Consular Division Foreign & Commonwealth Office 1 Palace Street, London SW1E 5HE Tel: 0171 238 4503/4504 Fax: 0171 238 4545 SUDAN Date of last change: 24 April 1997 The security...

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DR Congo

55-thousand on the move again

DATE=4/24/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-213358 TITLE=ZAIRE REBELS / REFUGEES (L ONLY) BYLINE=SONYA LAURENCE GREEN DATELINE=NAIROBI CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: UNITED NATIONS OFFICIALS SAY THEY...

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DR Congo

Security Council Statement on Zaire

PRESIDENTIAL STATEMENT ON ZAIRE The Security Council is increasingly alarmed at the deterioration of the situation in Zaire and at the humanitarian consequences this is having on the refugees,...

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DR Congo

Zambia, South Africa Committed To Peace In Zaire

Mildred Mulenga and Musengwa Kayaya PANA Staff Correspondents LUSAKA, Zambia (PANA) - South Africa and Zambian said Thursday that they were committed to the search for the peaceful resolution to the...

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DR Congo

Rwandan refugees in eastern Zaire appear to be on the move

(3:00am AEST) The United Nations refugee agency says 55-thousand exhausted Rwandan refugees appear to be moving south from a camp in eastern Zaire. A U-N agency spokesman in Nairobi, Peter Kessler,...

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DR Congo

Amnesty International Condemns AFDL Abuses

News Service 71/97 AI INDEX: AFR 62/12/97 Zaire: Amnesty International Condemns AFDL Abuses against Rwandese Refugees in Eastern Zaire Amnesty International condemns actions of the Alliance des...

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