Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Events

Newspaper article The Christian Science Monitor

Events

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CLINTON BACKS BROADER GERMAN ROLE President Clinton, on his first official visit to Germany, vowed yesterday to work with Western European allies to help integrate "Europe's other half" as full economic and political partners. Mr. Clinton, in a joint news conference with German Chancellor Helmut Kohl, also said he favors a more aggressive international role for Germany - the United States' most powerful ally in Europe - now that the nation has been reunified. Clinton also met with German President Roman Herzog. Clinton's two-day visit comes on his way home from a meeting in Naples of the world's seven major industrial nations and Russia. Clinton also was making up for not going to Germany on his trip to Europe in June to celebrate D-Day. PLO, Israelis resume talks

PLO-Israeli talks on expanding autonomy in the occupied West Bank opened yesterday in Cairo just hours after Israel closed the Gaza border, raising tensions in the self-rule area. Thousands of Palestinian workers were barred from entering Israel following a riot at the main crossing point Sunday. The Palestinian Liberation Organization delegation leader, Nabil Shaath, did not comment on the closure. But in Jerusalem, Israeli spokesman Uri Dromi admitted it could harm the atmosphere in Cairo. Typhoon lashes Taiwan

Typhoon Tim, downgraded to a tropical storm, swept toward southern China yesterday after leaving a trail of destruction in Taiwan. …

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