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Environment

IRAN: Rescuers work to help quake victims in north

30/05/2004 ANA 0

Tehran, 29 May, 2004- – Iranian Red Crescent Society (IRCS) rescue teams worked throughout the night following a violent earthquake which shook northern Iran on Friday, measuring 6.2 on the Richter scale. About 30 people […]

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News

BURUNDI: Annan appoints new special representative

28/05/2004 ANA 0

Nairobi, 27 May, 2004- – UN Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed Assistant Secretary-General Carolyn McAskie his Special Representative for Burundi, with effect from 1 June. McAskie, a Canadian who has been serving as Annan’s humanitarian […]

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Africa

DRC-RWANDA: Fighting breaks out in Bukavu

28/05/2004 ANA 0

Bukavu, 27 May, 2004- – Two people were killed on Wednesday after fighting broke out in the eastern town of Bukavu, in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), between soldiers loyal to the Kinshasa […]

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Africa

SUDAN: Government, rebels sign landmark protocols

28/05/2004 ANA 0

Naivasha, 27 May, 2004- – The Sudanese government and the main rebel group, the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army (SPLM/A), signed three key protocols in the Kenyan town of Naivasha on Wednesday evening, bringing them one […]

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