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January 12, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
An Israeli tank fired on a village in southern Lebanon and killed an Irish U.N. soldier, officials said Sunday. The U.N. commander protested to Israel, and Ireland said it will reconsider its peacekeeping role. A spokesman for the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon--UNIFIL--said the Irish contingent had fired flares to warn the Israelis to stop firing on the village of Braachit six miles north of the border Saturday night, but the Israelis persisted, killing Cpl.
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January 19, 1987 | Associated Press
Israel's military chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Moshe Levy, apologized to the United Nations on Sunday for "the shameful mistake" that resulted in the killing of an Irish soldier. Levy said on Israel radio that he has received the findings of an investigation of the Jan. 10 shooting of the Irish peacekeeping soldier but is still studying the report. "It's a shameful mistake; I can't be proud of it," Levy said. He said no decision has been made on whether to take legal measures against those involved.
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January 19, 1987 | Associated Press
Israel's military chief of staff, Lt. Gen. Moshe Levy, apologized to the United Nations on Sunday for "the shameful mistake" that resulted in the killing of an Irish soldier. Levy said on Israel radio that he has received the findings of an investigation of the Jan. 10 shooting of the Irish peacekeeping soldier but is still studying the report. "It's a shameful mistake; I can't be proud of it," Levy said. He said no decision has been made on whether to take legal measures against those involved.
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January 12, 1987 | From Times Wire Services
An Israeli tank fired on a village in southern Lebanon and killed an Irish U.N. soldier, officials said Sunday. The U.N. commander protested to Israel, and Ireland said it will reconsider its peacekeeping role. A spokesman for the U.N. Interim Force in Lebanon--UNIFIL--said the Irish contingent had fired flares to warn the Israelis to stop firing on the village of Braachit six miles north of the border Saturday night, but the Israelis persisted, killing Cpl.
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June 29, 1993 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
In an extraordinary 24-hour period this month, three women in disparate parts of the world were selected for powerful positions. Each, in more ways than one, marked a watershed. In Turkey--a country where articles 152 and 153 of the civil code still stipulate that "the husband is the family head" and the home is the wife's responsibility--Tansu Ciller was appointed prime minister.
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