August 14, 1998 |
The leading ethnic Albanian politician unveiled a new team to negotiate the future of Kosovo with the Serbian-led government, but failed to win the backing of rebels fighting for independence for the province. U.S. envoy Christopher Hill, who for weeks has been struggling to persuade ethnic Albanian rebels and politicians to join forces, said the violence in Kosovo made it imperative to start talks immediately.
April 26, 1998 |
U.S. special envoy Dennis B. Ross has begun a fresh mission to revive stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians. Ross launched his trip with talks with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and was also due to meet Palestinian Authority President Yasser Arafat. Ross was sent to the region ahead of separate meetings U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will hold with Arafat and Netanyahu in London on May 4.
June 9, 1988 |
A U.S. attorney denied today that he exercised political favoritism in opting to pursue civil rather than criminal proceedings against the estranged wife of conservative syndicated columnist George F. Will, a close friend of the President and Nancy Reagan. WUSA-TV, a CBS affiliate, quoting sources, reported Wednesday that the House subcommittee on human resources and intergovernmental relations is investigating allegations that former U.S. Atty.
October 29, 1998
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will meet with more than a dozen Silicon Valley executives today to discuss how technology companies have been affected by the Asian economic crisis. The meeting will be at the headquarters of Cisco Systems Inc. and hosted by Cisco CEO John Chambers. The chief executives of Novell Inc., National Semiconductor Corp. and Adobe Systems are among those who will attend. Recessions in Asia have hurt high-tech firms' prospects for growth in the region.
December 6, 1994 |
Interactive: Capital Cities/ABC and San Mateo, Calif.-based Electronic Arts have formed a joint venture to develop and publish interactive software for personal computers and video game machines, company sources said Monday. Each company is expected to invest about $10 million in the new venture, dubbed ABC/EA Home Software.
August 30, 1997 |
Secretary of State Madeleine Albright will make her first official visit to the Middle East beginning Sept. 9 in a bid to bring Israeli-Palestinian peace talks "back from the abyss," her spokesman said. The trip, expected to last about a week, will include Israel, the Palestinian territories, Egypt, Jordan, Syria and Saudi Arabia, spokesman James P. Rubin told a State Department briefing. He gave no exact itinerary.