World Watch

April 1999
Time International (South Pacific Edition);4/19/1999, Issue 16, p24
Offers world news briefs as of April 19, 1999. Election of Jorg Haider, leader of Austria's Freedom Party, as governor of the province of Carinthia; Danube River which has been severed at Novi Sad, Yugoslavia's second-largest city, by NATO bombs; Execution of four clerics in Baghdad, Iraq in connection with the assassination of a leading Shi'ite Muslim leader; Other news.


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