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June 6, 2000 | ANN M. SIMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government acknowledged Monday that some Ethiopian residents had been moved or had voluntarily relocated to several camps, but it denied charges by the Ethiopian government that they had been rounded up and were being detained. Wondimu Degefa, an attache at the Ethiopian Embassy in Asmara, the Eritrean capital, said 7,489 Ethiopians had been snatched from four Eritrean towns--Mendefera, Dekemehare, Keren and Massawa--beginning May 29 and deposited at various sites across the country.
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June 6, 2000 | ANN M. SIMMONS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The government acknowledged Monday that some Ethiopian residents had been moved or had voluntarily relocated to several camps, but it denied charges by the Ethiopian government that they had been rounded up and were being detained. Wondimu Degefa, an attache at the Ethiopian Embassy in Asmara, the Eritrean capital, said 7,489 Ethiopians had been snatched from four Eritrean towns--Mendefera, Dekemehare, Keren and Massawa--beginning May 29 and deposited at various sites across the country.
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June 16, 1998 | JOHN DANISZEWSKI, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Outside Ayder Elementary School, the grounds are pocked with holes, each innocuous-looking depression representing a crater left by a cluster bomb. In recent days, there was a hailstorm of explosives here that sent glass, rocks and searing, twisted metal flying helter-skelter among classroom buildings. The spray ripped through doors, concrete-block walls--and children. "This was barbarism.
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September 13, 1989 | WILLIAM D. MONTALBANO, Times Staff Writer
Lunch is pasta alla napoletana , roast chicken and an apple. Like the food, the cooks and the servers are Italian, but the 1,300 guests at the daily free meal have barely a buon giorno among them. The diners eat quickly, with gusto, in a basement soup kitchen near the palace where Nero once celebrated decadent diversions in ancient Rome.
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