Indonesian military to set up TV station By Michael Tardif The Indonesian military (ABRI) plans to establish its own television station. Chief of staff Vice Admiral Soedibyo Rahardjo announced the plan at the opening ceremony for three new
By Norm Dixon LONDON — Britain's Ugandan community has appealed to international aid donors not to be taken in by "the fallacious propaganda of the government of Uganda". John Obwona-lanana, chairperson of the Ugandan Community in the UK,
A student of Soviet history and politics, ROGER MARKWICK first visited the Soviet Union at the very beginning of perestroika, as a language student and tourist. Seven years later he returned, this time as a research student, to the newly
By Steve Painter The most surprising thing about Ross Perot's campaign for the United States presidency was not his withdrawal last week, but the fact that a megalomaniac billionaire was able to win the support of millions. In a few weeks,
By Michael Karadjis The Republic of Macedonia could be the next target in Serbian warlord Slobodan Milosevic's campaign against his neighbours. On June 26, the European Community caved in to Greek demands and decided to refuse recognition of
By Michael Karadjis July 15 was the 18th anniversary of the NATO-organised destruction of Cyprus, in a joint action by the then military junta of Greece and the Turkish regime. Following a struggle against British colonial rule in the 1950s,
All East Timorese studying in Java and Bali were summoned to report to the local military commands where they are living on July 10 and required to answer detailed questionnaires. The orders to appear were transmitted to the students by their
By Greg Peters When the Wall fell, the rubble rolled towards Bonn. One of the hidden political costs of reunification was the problem of rubbish. Germans throw away 40 million tonnes of it every year. Bonn was used to paying to dispose of waste
By Steve Painter What is foreign minister Gareth Evans trying to hide in Bougainville, asks Australian lawyer Rosemary Gillespie, just returned from a visit to the blockaded island, which she entered via a small boat from the neighbouring
By Max Lane The leftist Partido ng Bayan (People's Party) has called on the new Philippines president, Fidel Ramos, to take specific measures towards a political settlement of the country's ongoing insurgency. Ramos, who was inaugurated on


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