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January 11, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With fighting escalating in Cambodia between government troops and three guerrilla factions, a flurry of diplomatic moves was reported to be under way Wednesday in an effort to settle the conflict. After four days of denials, the government in Phnom Penh admitted Wednesday that guerrillas of the Khmer Rouge faction had attacked four villages on the outskirts of Battambang, Cambodia's second-largest city, last Friday.
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January 11, 1990 | CHARLES P. WALLACE, TIMES STAFF WRITER
With fighting escalating in Cambodia between government troops and three guerrilla factions, a flurry of diplomatic moves was reported to be under way Wednesday in an effort to settle the conflict. After four days of denials, the government in Phnom Penh admitted Wednesday that guerrillas of the Khmer Rouge faction had attacked four villages on the outskirts of Battambang, Cambodia's second-largest city, last Friday.
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July 16, 2007 | From Times Wire Reports
Pope Benedict XVI is planning numerous trips abroad in the coming year, including visits to the United Nations, Australia, Austria and a shrine in Lourdes, France, the Vatican spokesman said. The first of the pope's confirmed trips will be a Sept. 7-9 visit to Vienna, where he plans to deliver an important speech to diplomats, the Rev. Federico Lombardi said, without elaborating.
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January 24, 1985 | ROBERT A. JONES, Times Staff Writer
Outside the geodesic dome of the U.S. Science station here, the temperature stood at 21 degrees below zero; a brisk wind blew ice crystals into swirls and pulled heat from humans like a vacuum pump. But never mind. Abdul Koroma had a chance to make history, and make it he would. Trudging toward the ceremonial barber pole that marks the southernmost point on Earth, the ambassador to the Permanent Mission of Sierra Leone to the United Nations carried a small wooden sign announcing his arrival.
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