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Rwanda

Rwanda Says it Can Divert Foreign Aid to War

KIGALI, Rwanda (Reuter) - Rwanda's military strongman said Friday the government had the right to divert foreign aid to its war against Hutu extremists because providing security in the country was...

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DR Congo

WFP Eastern Zaire Situation Report No. 44

Not an official document ZAIRE Kisangani WFP mission headed by Director Africa Region and including Chief of Logistics and Zaire Country Director visited Kisangani and Tingi Tingi today to assess...

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Ethiopia

Ethiopian Premier Rules Out War With Sudan

From Ghion Hagos ; PANA Staff Correspondent ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (PANA) - Ethiopian Prime Minister Meles Zenawi has ruled out war with neighbouring Sudan in spite of what he termed "massive military...

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Tajikistan

WFP Emergency Report No. 06 of 1997: Tajikistan

This is an excerpt of the original report which includes: A) Burundi, Rwanda, Zaire and Tanzania B) Uganda C) Liberia and Sierra Leone D) Tajikistan E) Former Yugoslavia. From P. Ares, Chief,...

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DR Congo

Refugees fleeing Zaire move beyond reach of aid agencies

*97020704.AAF (Thousands flee as fighting intensifies) (310) By Wendy Lubetkin USIA European Correspondent GENEVA -- The intensified fighting in eastern Zaire has again placed tens of thousands of...

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Tajikistan

Tajikistan: Talks Underway On Hostage Release

Dushanbe, 7 February 1997 (RFE/RL) - A Tajik presidential spokesman said talks are going on for the release of hostages held by an armed rebel group in Eastern Tajikistan. Zafar Saidov, quoted by...

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Tajikistan

Red Cross staff releases

DATE=2/7/97 TYPE=CORRESPONDENT REPORT NUMBER=2-209794 TITLE=TAJIKISTAN/HOSTAGES (S-ONLY) BYLINE=ELIZABETH ARROTT DATELINE=MOSCOW CONTENT= VOICED AT: INTRO: REBELS IN TAJIKISTAN HAVE RELEASED TWO RED...

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DR Congo

Suddenly, Africa's Conflicts Aren't So Local

Judith Matloff, Staff writer of The Christian Science Monitor JOHANNESBURG -- Like a tornado sucking in everything in its path, the battle for eastern Zaire is involving more and more countries,...

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Iran

Iran Earthquake Situation Report No.2

Ref: DHAGVA - 97/0056 1. On 4 February 1997 three earthquakes measuring 5.4, 6.1 and 4.0 on the Richter scale (at 13.24 hours, 14.08 hours and 16.00 hours local time) rocked Northern Khorasan, and to...

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DR Congo

IRIN Emergency Update No. 96 on the Great Lakes

UNITED NATIONS Department of Humanitarian Affairs Integrated Regional Information Network Tel: +254 2 622147 Fax: +254 2 622129 e-mail: irin@dha.unon.org IRIN Update 96 for 7 February 1997 - A WFP...

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DR Congo

Great lakes Crisis at a Glance 7 Feb 1997

High Commissioner Sadako Ogata begins talks with Zairian officials in Kinshasa on the first leg of a 10-day trip to the Great Lakes region in a bid to ease the plight of refugees caught in conflicts...

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Madagascar

Cyclone Gretelle Appeal (03/97)

THIS APPEAL SEEKS CHF 885,000 IN CASH, KIND AND SERVICES TO PROVIDE ASSISTANCE TO 42,000 VICTIMS FOR 3 MONTHS Summary Cyclone Gretelle, which was of unprecedented violence (destroying national...

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Sudan

Sudan Weekly Report - 6 Feb

Emergency Response in Mundri and Maridi: World Vision distributed 580 displaced kits and some food at Nabanga camp about 105 Km from Maridi and the distribution went on well. The population of...

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DR Congo

Update No 41 on Great Lakes Region

RWANDA: The United Nations Secretary-General has recommended that all activities outside Kigali - except those directly related to humanitarian or emergency relief operations or security matters - be...

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Tajikistan

US concerned over hostage taking in Tajikistan

*97020602.WWE (Holds government responsible for ensuring security) (300) Washington -- The U.S. government is deeply concerned over the hostage-taking in Tajikistan and holds the government fully...

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Tajikistan

Four Russian journalists kidnapped

(extract) Action Alert - Tajikistan SOURCE: Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), New York (CPJ/IFEX) - According to Western and Russian news services, gunmen with the Bahrom Sadirov opposition...

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Burundi

Burundian Opposition Requests For UN Troops

DAR ES SALAAM, Tanzania (PANA) - The Burundi Democratic Front (FRODEBU), the former ruling party in that strife-torn country, on Thursday requested for United Nations troops to restrain the military...

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