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August 15, 1998 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A week after the devastating double bombings in East Africa, a jittery State Department on Friday ordered a partial evacuation of the diplomatic staff at its embassy in Albania and warned private citizens there to leave because of the dangers of terrorism. The State Department said the decision to suspend all operations at the embassy was attributable to recent threats by Islamic extremists against the United States and its citizens. A statement warned of "the possibility that the U.S.
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August 15, 1998 | ROBIN WRIGHT, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A week after the devastating double bombings in East Africa, a jittery State Department on Friday ordered a partial evacuation of the diplomatic staff at its embassy in Albania and warned private citizens there to leave because of the dangers of terrorism. The State Department said the decision to suspend all operations at the embassy was attributable to recent threats by Islamic extremists against the United States and its citizens. A statement warned of "the possibility that the U.S.
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