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The German magazine Stern, citing sources in the German intelligence service BND, said that Iran had obtained two nuclear warheads from the former Soviet republic of Kazakhstan.... Pro-reform forces in South Africa made a last-minute appeal to whites yesterday to vote "yes" for nonracial democracy today or plunge the country into a race war. President Frederik W. de Klerk's final message before the referendum - that rejection of his reforms would lead to chaos - has been echoed by business leaders, churc hes, and newspapers. ECONOMY AND BUSINESS

Chrysler Corporation's board yesterday said it would bring General Motors executive Robert J. Eaton into the company soon as an eventual replacement for Lee Iacocca as chairman. Eaton heads GM's highly profitable European operation.... The industrial base of the United States has been revolutionized over the past decade, laying the basis for the nation to reclaim its competitive edge, the chairman of the US Export-Import Bank, John Macomber, said in Tokyo yesterday. He also said he expected linking of U S foreign aid to specific private-sector development projects to be eliminated.... Japanese electronics manufacturer Sanyo Electric Company said it has developed the world's first superconducting transistor, with the potential of massive increases in speed for integrated circuits. It will be five years before engineering samples using the transistor appear, with products not expected on the market until the next century. …


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