TITLE

WORLD WATCH

PUB. DATE
May 2000
SOURCE
Time International (South Pacific Edition);5/8/2000, Issue 18, p18
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Presents several world news briefs. The sentencing of five former senior officials in Madrid, Spain connected with the kidnapping and murder of two suspected members of the Basque separatist group ETA in the early 1980s; Conviction of France's National Front political party leader Jean-Marie Le Pen for assaulting a Socialist candidate in 1997; Murder of businessman Zoran Uskokovic in a series of high-level assassinations in Belgrade, Serbia; Closure of 16 pro-reform newspapers and journals in Iran; More.
ACCESSION #
3083487

 

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