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October 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The government has asked Belgium, the country's former colonial ruler, for military aid against rebel refugees invading the Central African nation from neighboring Uganda. A dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed in Rwanda as the invaders move south along the main road to Kigali, landlocked Rwanda's main trade link to the outside world.
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November 28, 2008 | times wire services
Thousands of civilians fleeing fighting in northeastern Congo streamed into Uganda on Thursday, most after walking several days. The U.N. refugee agency said 13,000 refugees had crossed the border near Ishasha in 48 hours -- 10,000 on Thursday alone. Most were from villages in the Rutshuru district of the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province. "The rebels attacked my village.
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July 16, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
Unidentified assailants killed more than 90 Sudanese refugees in weekend attacks in northern Uganda, U.N. officials said. The assaults on the Acholi Pii camp, which houses more than 16,000 refugees from fighting in southern Sudan, also left 20 people wounded, said Michelle Quintaglia of the World Food Program in Nairobi, Kenya.
NEWS
July 16, 1996 | From Times Wire Reports
Unidentified assailants killed more than 90 Sudanese refugees in weekend attacks in northern Uganda, U.N. officials said. The assaults on the Acholi Pii camp, which houses more than 16,000 refugees from fighting in southern Sudan, also left 20 people wounded, said Michelle Quintaglia of the World Food Program in Nairobi, Kenya.
NEWS
January 12, 1992 | Reuters
The U.N. World Food Program began rescue flights Saturday to repatriate 2,800 Ugandan refugees stranded by fighting in the town of Juba in southern Sudan. The refugees fled civil strife in Uganda five years ago for Juba, scene of fighting between Sudanese government forces and the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army.
NEWS
August 26, 1993 | Associated Press
An estimated 60,000 Sudanese have crossed the border into northern Uganda in a dramatic escalation of the region's refugee crisis. The U.N. high commissioner for refugees said Wednesday that 106,000 people have now fled southern Sudan since Aug. 5, when the Sudanese government intensified an offensive against rebels. Nearly all have crossed into Uganda.
WORLD
November 28, 2008 | times wire services
Thousands of civilians fleeing fighting in northeastern Congo streamed into Uganda on Thursday, most after walking several days. The U.N. refugee agency said 13,000 refugees had crossed the border near Ishasha in 48 hours -- 10,000 on Thursday alone. Most were from villages in the Rutshuru district of the Democratic Republic of Congo's North Kivu province. "The rebels attacked my village.
NEWS
October 5, 1990 | From Times Wire Services
Belgium and France said Thursday they were sending troops and other military aid to Rwanda as government troops battled rebels 40 miles from the capital of this Central African nation and neighboring nations shored up their borders. Belgium, the former colonial power, said troops will leave for Rwanda without delay to protect about 1,600 Belgian citizens here, and France said 150 troops were on the way to protect its 700 citizens and its embassy in Kigali.
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June 30, 2006 | David Bauder, The Associated Press
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NEWS
September 11, 1990 | MICHAEL A. HILTZIK, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Lual Teng Atia demonstrated his learning by writing his name in the dirt with a stick. He shyly admitted to being 14 years old--although he was not quite sure. Why did he come to this place, he was asked. With an expression of implacable gravity heartbreaking in one so young, he uttered a single word: "Riak." An interpreter spoke up. "That means 'disaster,' " he said. It had been an evening three years ago.
NEWS
August 26, 1993 | Associated Press
An estimated 60,000 Sudanese have crossed the border into northern Uganda in a dramatic escalation of the region's refugee crisis. The U.N. high commissioner for refugees said Wednesday that 106,000 people have now fled southern Sudan since Aug. 5, when the Sudanese government intensified an offensive against rebels. Nearly all have crossed into Uganda.
NEWS
January 12, 1992 | Reuters
The U.N. World Food Program began rescue flights Saturday to repatriate 2,800 Ugandan refugees stranded by fighting in the town of Juba in southern Sudan. The refugees fled civil strife in Uganda five years ago for Juba, scene of fighting between Sudanese government forces and the rebel Sudan People's Liberation Army.
NEWS
October 4, 1990 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
The government has asked Belgium, the country's former colonial ruler, for military aid against rebel refugees invading the Central African nation from neighboring Uganda. A dusk-to-dawn curfew has been imposed in Rwanda as the invaders move south along the main road to Kigali, landlocked Rwanda's main trade link to the outside world.
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