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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
By Steve Painter The risk of a nuclear disaster in one of the most densely populated parts of the world is about to increase dramatically as the Indonesian government presses ahead with a nuclear power program to build up to 12 reactors on the
By Norm Dixon LONDON — Central London was brought to standstill for several hours on Saturday, June 27, as a crowd estimated at more than 100,000 joined the EuroPride '92 march for gay and lesbian rights. Gays and lesbians and their
Superphenix will not rise PARIS — The French government's decision not to restart the controversial Superphenix plutonium "fast breeder" reactor (FBR) is the final curtain call for the plutonium economy, Greenpeace said on June 30. The
During World War II, the industrial city of Chelyabinsk in the southern Urals was dubbed "Tankograd" (Tank City), as its huge tractor factory was switched to producing the tanks crucial to Soviet victory. Today Chelyabinsk and its people are
Judith Ward was released from prison on May 11 after successfully challenging the British system of justice which had confined her to 18 years imprisonment when for years nearly all those concerned — the police, the courts and the British Home
By Norm Dixon LONDON — "The South African government is responsible for the violence because it does not want to stop it ... De Klerk is lying when he says he knows nothing about it. Either his government is directly concerned or they are
In the British House of Lords on July 2, the following questions were addressed to the government by Lord Avebury. The government's reply has not yet been reported. Whether Kustanto Widiatmoko, platoon leader in the First Armour Squadron of the
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
Indonesian report banned The Indonesian government has banned a report by a leading human rights group on the trial of rebels in the northern Sumatran province of Aceh. The report by the Legal Aid Institute (LBH) was banned on June 16

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