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  • PASSINGS

    Konrad Dannenberg Saturn V, V-2 designer Konrad Dannenberg, 96, a German rocket scientist who was part of Wernher von Braun's team that helped put the first American astronauts on the moon, died Feb. 16 of natural causes at a Huntsville, Ala.,...
  • Philip Curtin, dies at 87; historian of African slave trade

    Philip Curtin, dies at 87; historian of African slave trade
    Philip D. Curtin, a historian of the African slave trade who after World War II was a leading figure in reviving the neglected field of African history, has died. He was 87. Curtin, who was awarded a MacArthur Foundation grant in 1983, died June 4 of...
  • PASSINGS: Marva Wright, Margaret Moth, Jack Hirshberg

    PASSINGS: Marva Wright, Margaret Moth, Jack Hirshberg
    Marva Wright Louisiana blues singer Marva Wright, 62, who sang traditional jazz and gospel but was better known for sultry, sometimes bawdy blues songs, died Tuesday in New Orleans of complications from two strokes she suffered last year, said Adam...
  • A drug's worrisome detour

    A landmark shift in trafficking routes has transformed West Africa into a hub for cocaine smuggled from South America to a booming European market, anti-drug officials on three continents say. Traffickers have established a haven and transit area along...
  • Foreign tourist boards

    For tourist information on selected foreign destinations, contact the government offices below. For information about a country not listed, call the United Nations at (212) 963-1234, dial 0 and ask for the number of the country's U.N. mission or...
  • Food price rises spark protests, hoarding

    Anger over high food prices has sparked protests in several countries. Surging food prices have posed a particular risk to poor economies. Here are some details of recent price rise protests and disturbances: * BURKINA FASO - Unions called a general...
  • After the Fire

    I expected to find a family in ruins. My small car crunched up the gravel road past acres of fruit trees to Hennie and Evelynne Durr's hilltop farm home, an hour outside of Cape Town. During my last visit, in 1989, the Durrs had been gripped by a...
  • From the archives: They Face Widespread Prejudice

    NANJING, China -- Outside the foreign students' dormitory at Hehai University stands a new iron fence, a monument of sorts to the determination of university authorities to keep Chinese women away from African men. The iron structure also can be seen...
  • From the archives: Hezbollah Seen Setting Up Terror Network in Africa

    WASHINGTON -- In a secret campaign to spread its influence beyond Lebanon and Iran, the Shiite extremist group Hezbollah has established a network of operatives in West and Central Africa, an area that may be providing new bases for terrorist acts against...