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February 24, 2008 | From the Associated Press
Serbia's hard-line leaders on Saturday called the U.S. "the main culprit" in the violence that has broken out since Kosovo declared independence. Several thousand Serbs chanting, "Kosovo is Serbia!" and "Russia, Vladimir Putin!" protested peacefully in the ethnically divided town of Mitrovica, the sixth day of demonstrations against Kosovo's break with Serbia. Russia backs Serbia's fierce resistance to Kosovo's secession.
November 21, 1989 | From Reuters
Leftist rebels stormed a luxury hotel today, taking at least 20 hostages before releasing all of them except four Americans, a Briton and a Chilean they said were military advisers. The Salvadoran government said the assault on the Sheraton Hotel in the exclusive suburb of Escalon had been a plot to kidnap the secretary general of the Organization of American States who is in the country to arrange a cease-fire.
November 1, 1988 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer
The Reagan Administration, responding to South Korean President Roh Tae Woo's campaign to draw North Korea out of its decades of isolation, said Monday that it will ease the U.S. trade embargo against the Communist regime and facilitate private visits by academics, athletes and cultural figures. Announcing the results of a months-long re-evaluation of the U.S. approach to North Korea, State Department spokesman Charles Redman said that the Administration also has reinstated a policy allowing U.
Of all the renovated streets and plazas of this soon-to-be-rebuilt capital, the most splendid is to be Pariser Platz, the square directly in the late-afternoon shadows of Berlin's pillared Brandenburg Gate. Already, a stately hotel is nearing completion on the square, prestigious future bank buildings are tantalizingly veiled by scaffolding and plans have been selected for the future French and British embassies. The United States is to be part of Pariser Platz's restored classical elegance too.
September 23, 2009 | Ken Ellingwood and Alex Renderos
Honduran forces toting batons and tear gas today dispersed supporters of deposed President Manuel Zelaya, as he holed up for a second day in an embassy in that nation's capital, Tegucigalpa. Tegucigalpa was largely shut down and its airport closed amid a continuing curfew imposed Monday by the interim government after Zelaya slipped back into Honduras and took shelter at the Brazilian embassy. There were no immediate reports of injuries after helmeted Honduran troops surrounded the embassy and fired tear gas in order to scatter pro-Zelaya demonstrators.
December 21, 2005 | Tyler Marshall and Borzou Daragahi, Times Staff Writers
The apparent failure of secular, Western-oriented political groups to win many seats in Iraq's four-year legislature puts new pressure on the Bush administration in its efforts to stabilize the country. In Iraq, U.S. officials will have to intensify their efforts to contain ethnic and sectarian divisions that have deepened over the last year and, if allowed to fester, could push the country toward civil war.
December 6, 1987 | NORMAN KEMPSTER, Times Staff Writer and
Although the high point of President Reagan's third summit meeting with Soviet leader Mikhail S. Gorbachev will be the signing of a treaty banning medium-range nuclear missiles, many other issues--some of them hotly controversial--will also be discussed. The United States and the Soviet Union have agreed on an agenda divided into four parts: arms control, human rights, regional conflicts and bilateral matters.
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