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January 9, 1988 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
West Germany may be in for another round of wrenching trials of old Nazis this year. Over the last few days, the Central Office for Investigation of Nazi Crimes has sent local prosecutors the names of 4,500 people suspected of committing crimes during the Nazi period, which began in 1933, when Adolf Hitler came to power, and ended in 1945, with the defeat of Germany in World War II.
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September 13, 1988
The United States and several of its allies have asked U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar to send an investigative team to Iraq to determine if the Iraqi military used poison gas against Kurdish guerrillas, diplomats told the New York Times. The request, made by the United States, Britain, West Germany and Japan, asks the U.N. team to seek evidence of chemical warfare in the mountainous Kurdish region and in Turkey, where thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled.
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September 13, 1988
The United States and several of its allies have asked U.N. Secretary General Javier Perez de Cuellar to send an investigative team to Iraq to determine if the Iraqi military used poison gas against Kurdish guerrillas, diplomats told the New York Times. The request, made by the United States, Britain, West Germany and Japan, asks the U.N. team to seek evidence of chemical warfare in the mountainous Kurdish region and in Turkey, where thousands of Kurdish refugees have fled.
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January 9, 1988 | WILLIAM TUOHY, Times Staff Writer
West Germany may be in for another round of wrenching trials of old Nazis this year. Over the last few days, the Central Office for Investigation of Nazi Crimes has sent local prosecutors the names of 4,500 people suspected of committing crimes during the Nazi period, which began in 1933, when Adolf Hitler came to power, and ended in 1945, with the defeat of Germany in World War II.
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October 20, 1985 | DON SHANNON, Times Staff Writer
Egypt was legally bound to try the Palestinian hijackers of the liner Achille Lauro or extradite them to Italy under an international treaty that bans the taking of hostages, U.S. officials say. State Department officials said late last week that they pressed the point privately with the Egyptians to no avail and that Washington's failure to make the case publicly has drawn diplomatic criticism.
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