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August 9, 1989
Ethiopian police and farmers with flashlights searched a remote mountain area overnight for the missing plane carrying Rep. Mickey Leland (D-Tex.) and 13 other people. A daylong aerial search was suspended at dusk and will be resumed today. The Twin Otter aircraft disappeared Monday on its way from Addis Ababa to the Fugnido refugee camp near the border with Sudan, about 300 miles to the west. Leland, 44, has taken a keen interest in Africa's refugee problem.
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June 4, 1991 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It is the received wisdom among travelers in Africa that Ethiopia is a place like none other south of the Sahara. Its written history places its cultural heritage on a par with that of China and Egypt, and its people cherish the legend that they are descended from the union of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.
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June 4, 1991 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
It is the received wisdom among travelers in Africa that Ethiopia is a place like none other south of the Sahara. Its written history places its cultural heritage on a par with that of China and Egypt, and its people cherish the legend that they are descended from the union of Solomon and the Queen of Sheba.
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April 26, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The U.S. State Department said it is ordering all embassy dependents and non-essential personnel out of Ethiopia because of recent rebel advances near Addis Ababa, the capital. Department spokesman Richard Boucher said all private Americans are being urged to leave the African country as soon as possible. About 600 private Americans are in Ethiopia; 28 U.S. government employees are still there.
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March 13, 1991 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The U.S. government suggested that American diplomatic dependents and non-essential staff leave Ethiopia after a string of victories by rebel forces, diplomats said. The advisory is strictly voluntary, but envoys in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, said they expect a "considerable number" of the approximately 40 U.S. dependents to leave. Since launching their latest offensive Feb.
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August 8, 1989 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
An Ethiopian government aircraft carrying Rep. Mickey Leland (D-Tex.), chairman of the House Select Committee on Hunger, and eight other Americans disappeared Monday on a flight from Addis Ababa to a refugee camp near the Sudan border, the State Department announced. Department spokeswoman Greta Morris said the plane failed to arrive at Fugnido Refugee Camp, near the town of Gambela about 300 miles west of Addis Ababa, the capital.
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June 8, 1998 | RALPH VARTABEDIAN, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.S. military forces completed the evacuation of Americans from the beleaguered capital of Eritrea on Sunday as a top U.S. diplomat left Africa with the fighting between Eritrea and neighboring Ethiopia still out of control. Assistant Secretary of State Susan E. Rice departed Burkina Faso, where African leaders endorsed a proposed cease-fire agreement that U.S. officials hope will end the bombing raids and border skirmishes of recent days.
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August 9, 1989
Ethiopian police and farmers with flashlights searched a remote mountain area overnight for the missing plane carrying Rep. Mickey Leland (D-Tex.) and 13 other people. A daylong aerial search was suspended at dusk and will be resumed today. The Twin Otter aircraft disappeared Monday on its way from Addis Ababa to the Fugnido refugee camp near the border with Sudan, about 300 miles to the west. Leland, 44, has taken a keen interest in Africa's refugee problem.
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August 8, 1989 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
An Ethiopian government aircraft carrying Rep. Mickey Leland (D-Tex.), chairman of the House Select Committee on Hunger, and eight other Americans disappeared Monday on a flight from Addis Ababa to a refugee camp near the Sudan border, the State Department announced. Department spokeswoman Greta Morris said the plane failed to arrive at Fugnido Refugee Camp, near the town of Gambela about 300 miles west of Addis Ababa, the capital.
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