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66 archived articles posted in 1999 found
May

4 articles found for May, 1999.

While the plight of the Kosovars has captured world attention, a much greater civilian crisis goes practically unnoticed."Sudan is absolutely the worst humanitarian situation in the entire world," declared Roger Winter, executive director of the U.S. Committee for Refugees, during a May 25 briefing.
Date posted:May 26, 1999


The United Methodist Committee on Relief (UMCOR) is distributing $2.2 million in medicine and medical supplies recently airlifted to the Republic of Armenia. The shipment is part of the United States government's assistance program for the newly independent state in eastern Europe.
Date posted:May 14, 1999


Americans have a lot of stereotypical ideas about how Europeans get along - or do not get along - with each other. Do the English, for example, really hate the French? Is it true that the Germans don't get along with the Belgians and that the French dislike anyone who's not French?
Date posted:May 10, 1999


Under Communist rule, Eastern Europeans had difficulty getting permission to leave their countries to visit the West. Today, they are being stopped on the other side of the border. The Rev. Ulrich Meisel, a United Methodist pastor from Dessau, Germany, 50 miles south of Berlin, believes the 15 member states of the European Union (EU) have created a new Berlin Wall. "We have a wall of prosperity instead of an Iron Curtain," he explained.
Date posted:May 10, 1999


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