Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

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Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Events

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FIVE INMATES KILLED IN PRISON RIOT

Five prisoners died at the hands of fellow inmates who also held eight guards hostage early yesterday in the tense aftermath of a riot at one of Ohio's toughest prisons, authorities said. At least 18 other people were injured at the maximum-security Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville, Ohio. The disturbance apparently began Sunday afternoon when a fight broke out among inmates. Angolan fighting

Angolan rebels announced a new offensive Sunday, the same day delegates arrived in Abidjan for United Nations-mediated peace talks in which the United States is playing a leading role. UN Secretary-General Boutros Boutros-Ghali called for an immediate cease-fire and warned that if the talks don't bring results, the UN might halt its efforts to bring peace to Angola. The UN has 700 peacekeepers in Angola. Territories sealed

Israel has decided to keep the occupied West Bank and Gaza Strip sealed indefinitely and to sharply cut the Palestinian work force in Israel. The Cabinet on Sunday adopted proposals by Prime Minister Yitzhak Rabin, who believes a separation of the two peoples is needed to curb violence and win support among Israelis for future concessions in peace talks. Spanish election called

Spanish Prime Minister Felipe Gonzalez yesterday announced he was dissolving parliament and calling elections for June 6. Mr. Gonzalez said he was bringing forward elections to permit a new government with a firm mandate to carry out the economic and social policies required by the country. A general election was due to be held by the end of the year and the government had been expected to complete its legislative term in October. Satellite on moon

A Japanese satellite has fallen to the moon's surface as intended, ending a three-year experiment on gravity's effect on satellites, the Institute of Space and Astronautical Science said yesterday. …

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