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June 27, 1990 | From Associated Press
Western European leaders Tuesday signaled support for Mikhail S. Gorbachev's efforts to rescue his ailing Soviet economy but fended off a Franco-German push for an immediate $15-billion aid package. The leaders of the 12-nation trading bloc ended a two-day summit by asking aides to consult with the Kremlin about urgent proposals for immediate loans and longer term assistance.
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April 7, 1992 | From Reuters
European Community foreign ministers agreed Monday to scrap the EC oil embargo against South Africa and formally lifted sanctions on sporting and cultural contacts. The move follows the vote by whites last month in a referendum to back President Frederik W. de Klerk's efforts to dismantle apartheid and reach agreement on a new constitution with the majority black population.
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SPORTS
June 30, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
European Community leaders said they will allow member states to renew sports contacts with South Africa because "important progress" has been made in abolishing apartheid. "Where sports are clearly integrated in South Africa, then that sport should be readmitted to the international game," British Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd said. Said Bhadra Ranchod, South Africa's envoy to the European Community: "Full credit has been given for the changes currently taking place."
SPORTS
June 30, 1991 | From Staff and Wire Reports
European Community leaders said they will allow member states to renew sports contacts with South Africa because "important progress" has been made in abolishing apartheid. "Where sports are clearly integrated in South Africa, then that sport should be readmitted to the international game," British Foreign Secretary Douglas Hurd said. Said Bhadra Ranchod, South Africa's envoy to the European Community: "Full credit has been given for the changes currently taking place."
NEWS
February 9, 1991 | From The Washington Post
African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela threatened Friday to unleash a new wave of "mass action" aimed at making new investment here impossible if the United States and European nations lift their sanctions against South Africa. It was the first time that the ANC has hinted at using such tactics against foreign companies. "Mass action" refers to the current ANC campaign to press its reform demands through street demonstrations, mass rallies, boycotts and other forms of protest.
NEWS
June 29, 1988 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
The leaders of the European Communities declared Tuesday that the planned move toward an authentic union of the 12 member countries is now "irreversible" and that 320 million Europeans will become a true Common Market by the end of 1992, with virtually no barriers to the movement of goods and people.
NEWS
May 27, 1990 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The frightened, the angry and the bitter gathered in their tens of thousands on the grassy slopes of Afrikanerdom's holiest shrine Saturday to launch a white "freedom struggle" against the government for betraying the Afrikaner heritage. As families nibbled at picnic lunches, lovers held hands and older folks teased their grandchildren, one man raised a handmade cardboard sign that seemed to speak for the assembled masses: "Viva Witman"--"Long Live the White Man." "We whites are here to stay.
NEWS
December 16, 1990 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The African National Congress on Saturday formally rejected internal recommendations that it soften its stand on sanctions, and it asked world leaders to consult the black liberation movement before lifting sanctions on Pretoria.
NEWS
April 7, 1992 | From Reuters
European Community foreign ministers agreed Monday to scrap the EC oil embargo against South Africa and formally lifted sanctions on sporting and cultural contacts. The move follows the vote by whites last month in a referendum to back President Frederik W. de Klerk's efforts to dismantle apartheid and reach agreement on a new constitution with the majority black population.
NEWS
February 9, 1991 | From The Washington Post
African National Congress leader Nelson Mandela threatened Friday to unleash a new wave of "mass action" aimed at making new investment here impossible if the United States and European nations lift their sanctions against South Africa. It was the first time that the ANC has hinted at using such tactics against foreign companies. "Mass action" refers to the current ANC campaign to press its reform demands through street demonstrations, mass rallies, boycotts and other forms of protest.
NEWS
December 16, 1990 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The African National Congress on Saturday formally rejected internal recommendations that it soften its stand on sanctions, and it asked world leaders to consult the black liberation movement before lifting sanctions on Pretoria.
NEWS
June 27, 1990 | From Associated Press
Western European leaders Tuesday signaled support for Mikhail S. Gorbachev's efforts to rescue his ailing Soviet economy but fended off a Franco-German push for an immediate $15-billion aid package. The leaders of the 12-nation trading bloc ended a two-day summit by asking aides to consult with the Kremlin about urgent proposals for immediate loans and longer term assistance.
NEWS
May 27, 1990 | SCOTT KRAFT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The frightened, the angry and the bitter gathered in their tens of thousands on the grassy slopes of Afrikanerdom's holiest shrine Saturday to launch a white "freedom struggle" against the government for betraying the Afrikaner heritage. As families nibbled at picnic lunches, lovers held hands and older folks teased their grandchildren, one man raised a handmade cardboard sign that seemed to speak for the assembled masses: "Viva Witman"--"Long Live the White Man." "We whites are here to stay.
NEWS
June 29, 1988 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
The leaders of the European Communities declared Tuesday that the planned move toward an authentic union of the 12 member countries is now "irreversible" and that 320 million Europeans will become a true Common Market by the end of 1992, with virtually no barriers to the movement of goods and people.
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