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DR Congo

Great Lakes Briefing Notes 29 Apr 1997

We are appalled by reports that armed soldiers abducted some 50 children and 60 adults from a hospital near Bukavu last Friday night. These people have not been seen since and there have been reports...

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DR Congo

CWS Zaire Situation Report 29 Apr 1997

EMERGENCY RESPONSE OFFICE 33 Denominations & Communions Working Together to Meet Human Needs SITUATION: Hopes for a settlement in embattled Zaire were raised Tuesday when rebel leader Laurent Kabila...

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Azerbaijan

OSCE Monitors Expected In Nagorno-Karabakh

Prague, 29 April 1997 (RFE/RL) - The head of the OSCE monitoring mission in the Azeri-Armenian conflict zone is scheduled to arrive in Nagorno-Karabakh later today to discuss with Karabakh leaders...

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DR Congo

Mobutu and Kabila Have Agreed To Hold Face To Face Meeting

DATE=4/29/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-213596 TITLE=ZAIRE / RICHARDSON (L) BYLINE=DIANE CAHN DATELINE=LUBUMBASHI CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: ZAIREAN PRESIDENT MOBUTU SESE SEKO AND REBEL...

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Albania

EU Sets Conditions For Aid

(Excerpt) By Joel Blocker and Clifford Smith Prague, 29 April 1997 (RFE/RL) -- The European Union today set forth a list of 10 general conditions for its continued aid to Albania and the countries of...

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Russia

Chernomyrdin Says Attack Won't Affect Chechen Peace Accord

By Jan de Weydenthal Moscow, 29 April 1997 (RFE/RL) - Russian Prime Minister Viktor Chernomyrdin says yesterday's explosion in southern Russia that left two dead and more than 20 wounded was an...

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Rwanda

UNESCO Denonces Slaying Of Rwandan School Children

DAKAR, Senegal (PANA) - United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) Federico Mayor on Tuesday condemned the killing of 17 school children and their headmistress in...

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DR Congo

Agencies Send Some Aid to Refugees in Zaire

KISANGANI, Zaire (Reuter) - U.N. agencies managed to send aid to thousands of Rwandan refugees emerging from hiding in Zaire's forests Tuesday as a refugee agency condemned ''shocking reports'' of...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 160 on the Great Lakes

UNITED NATIONS Department of Humanitarian Affairs Integrated Regional Information Network for the Great Lakes Tel: +254 2 622147 Fax: +254 2 622129 e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org IRIN Emergency Update...

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DR Congo

Rebels claim Kikwit is under threat

DATE=4/29/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-213541 TITLE=ZAIRE / REBELS (S ONLY) BYLINE=SCOTT STEARNS DATELINE=NAIROBI CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: REBELS IN ZAIRE SAY THEY ARE CLOSING IN ON THE...

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DPRK

Claim That Food Supplies Have Run Out in North Korean Countryside

It has been claimed that food supplies in the North Korean countryside have completely run out and farmers are surviving on grass and bark alone. The Pyongyang representative of the International...

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DPRK

US considers aid to DPR Korea

DATE=4/29/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-213535 TITLE=U-S / NOKOR FOOD (S/L) BYLINE=VICTOR BEATTIE DATELINE=WASHINGTON CONTENT= INTRO: THE UNITED STATES SAYS IT IS PREPARED TO SERIOUSLY...

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DR Congo

Great Lakes Crisis at a Glance 28 Apr 1997

UN teams search by land and by air for refugees who disappeared last week from two major encampments south of the central Zairian town of Kisangani following a military operation; report finding some...

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DR Congo

Crisis in Central Africa Update 28 Apr 1997

Numerous NGOs are reporting serious human rights violations by the Alliance of Democratic Forces for the Liberation of Congo-Zaire (ADFL) against Rwandan refugees in eastern Zaire. Most disturbing...

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DR Congo

Secretary-General encouraged by developments in eastern Zaire

SG/SM/6226 The following statement was issued today by the Spokesman for Secretary- General Kofi Annan: The Secretary-General is encouraged that Laurent Kabila travelled to Kisangani over the weekend...

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