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DR Congo

Sources say Zaire Rebels Capture Town of Beni

NAIROBI (Reuter) - Zairean rebels backed by Rwanda have captured the town of Beni and local residents reported looting and raping by Zaire's ragged army as it fled further north, missionary group...

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DR Congo

ICRC Update 96/10 on Activities in Zaire

Vast numbers of Zairian displaced, Zairians affected by the conflict, Rwandan refugees and Burundian refugees remain without protection and assistance in eastern Zaire, and there are increasing...

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Tajikistan

ICRC Assistance Operation in Tajikistan

Winter 1996-97 In the course of this year the ICRC has significantly stepped up its activities in war-torn Tajikistan. Already fraught with social and economic problems, the nation's life force has...

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DR Congo

Central Africa Lurches Towards Fresh Conflicts

GOMA, Zaire (Reuter) - War-torn Central Africa lurched toward fresh conflicts Sunday with regional giants Zaire and Uganda threatening reprisals against each other while renewed fighting in Burundi...

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DR Congo

OAU Chief Discusses Problems In Zaire With Mobutu

From Ghion Hagos ; PANA Staff Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (PANA) - The Secretary-General of the Organisation of African Unity, Salim Ahmed Salim, held discussions Friday, with Zairian...

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DR Congo

Zaire, Rebels Set Conditions for Rescue Force

GOMA, Zaire (Reuter) - The Zairean government and rebels in the far east of the country between them rejected most of the ideas for a multinational military force set up to help refugees in eastern...

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Sierra Leone

President Kabbah Signs Peace Accord With Rebels

ABIDJAN, Cote D'Ivoire (PANA) - Sierra Leonian president Ahmad Tejan Kabbah and the head of the rebel Revolutionary United Front, Foday Sankoh, concluded a peace accord Saturday in Abidjan. The...

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Angola

U.S. Envoy Concludes Peace Mission

LUANDA, Angola (PANA) - The special envoy of U.S. President Bill Clinton charged with monitoring the Angolan peace process, Paul Hare, has left Luanda at the end of a two-week mission in Angola...

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Burundi

Burundi rebels report fierce fighting

By Buchizya Mseteka NAIROBI, Dec 1 (Reuter) - Burundi's main Hutu rebel group said on Sunday its forces were engaging army positions in five main regions of the central African nation and fierce...

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Tanzania

Multinational force delivers aid to Tanzania

By Matthew Bigg KIGALI, Dec 1 (Reuter) - The Canadian-led multinational force for eastern Zaire, so far unable to deliver any aid to refugees in Zaire itself, has flown its first consignment of aid...

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