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April 30, 1997 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Brushing off U.S. pressure to get tough with Iran after its leaders were implicated in political murder by a German court, European Union ministers on Tuesday ordered mild sanctions but did nothing to reduce two-way trade now worth more than $10 billion a year. "You cannot reproach us for following our economic interests," said German Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel.
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April 30, 1997 | JOHN-THOR DAHLBURG, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Brushing off U.S. pressure to get tough with Iran after its leaders were implicated in political murder by a German court, European Union ministers on Tuesday ordered mild sanctions but did nothing to reduce two-way trade now worth more than $10 billion a year. "You cannot reproach us for following our economic interests," said German Foreign Minister Klaus Kinkel.
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April 2, 1991 | TAMARA JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The head of Germany's most controversial agency was shot to death and his wife wounded late Monday in their Rhine River home, police said. Left-wing terrorists reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. Detlev Karsten Rohwedder, the 58-year-old chairman of the government trust overseeing the post-Communist economic restructuring of eastern Germany, was killed just four days after an east Berlin branch of his trust was firebombed. No one was injured in the arson attack.
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April 19, 1997 | From Associated Press
The leader of an extremist pressure group staged a rally outside the German Embassy on Friday and invited demonstrators to sign up for suicide bombings in retaliation for a court ruling blaming Iran's top leaders for 1992 political assassinations in Berlin. "We will confront insults to Islam and our religious leadership wherever in the world they occur.
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April 19, 1997 | From Associated Press
The leader of an extremist pressure group staged a rally outside the German Embassy on Friday and invited demonstrators to sign up for suicide bombings in retaliation for a court ruling blaming Iran's top leaders for 1992 political assassinations in Berlin. "We will confront insults to Islam and our religious leadership wherever in the world they occur.
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April 12, 1997 | From Reuters
Islamist protesters marched on the German Embassy in Tehran on Friday and European countries summoned home their envoys in a deepening feud over a German court ruling that Iran had ordered political murders. Iran's president said the court verdict Thursday that top Iranian political and religious leaders ordered the 1992 killings of four Kurdish dissidents in Berlin was a passing storm provoked by the United States and Israel. The U.S.
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April 12, 1997 | From Reuters
Islamist protesters marched on the German Embassy in Tehran on Friday and European countries summoned home their envoys in a deepening feud over a German court ruling that Iran had ordered political murders. Iran's president said the court verdict Thursday that top Iranian political and religious leaders ordered the 1992 killings of four Kurdish dissidents in Berlin was a passing storm provoked by the United States and Israel. The U.S.
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April 2, 1991 | TAMARA JONES, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The head of Germany's most controversial agency was shot to death and his wife wounded late Monday in their Rhine River home, police said. Left-wing terrorists reportedly claimed responsibility for the attack. Detlev Karsten Rohwedder, the 58-year-old chairman of the government trust overseeing the post-Communist economic restructuring of eastern Germany, was killed just four days after an east Berlin branch of his trust was firebombed. No one was injured in the arson attack.
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