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April 14, 2002 | From Associated Press
The statement issued Saturday by Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat on the WAFA news agency, translated from Arabic: The Palestinian leadership and his excellency, President Arafat, express their deep condemnation for all terrorist activities, whether it is state terrorism, terrorism by a group or individual terrorism. This position comes from our steady principle that rejects using violence and terror against civilians as a way to achieve political goals.
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June 14, 2003 | From Associated Press
They keep a place set for Father Divine in the grand dining room at Woodmont, the French Gothic manor where he once greeted thousands of followers who believed he was God. His office there is just as it was at his death in 1965 -- down to the vintage television across from his desk. When his widow, Mother Divine, used the room for a recent interview, she left his big chair empty and pulled up a seat beside it. "Father is here with us," she said with a smile, meaning it literally.
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July 28, 1991 | CHARLES T. POWERS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Armed clashes in the breakaway republic of Croatia continued unabated Saturday, with authorities reporting an overnight death toll of about 30 despite pleas from the government to disband local militias to make way for a political settlement. The Yugoslav news agency Tanjug reported fierce mortar and machine-gun battles in Glina, south of the republican capital of Zagreb, with Yugoslav federal army troops pounding back at separatist militia units.
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March 6, 1997 | TRACY WILKINSON, TIMES STAFF WRITER
President Sali Berisha, parts of his country in open revolt, deepened his own diplomatic isolation Wednesday by refusing the helping hand of Western mediators. Foreign Minister Tritan Shehu said the "timing" was wrong for an international peace mission, even as a military assault appeared imminent against Albanians in revolt in three southern cities.
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