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Brandon Sun (Newspaper) - April 10, 1990, Brandon, Manitoba take Power Athens Reuter a the conservative new democracy party will take charge of Greece for the first time since 1981 after securing an absolute majority in parliament on monday. New democracy party Leader Constantine i Tsitakis 71, will be sworn in As prime minister later this week after his party won the National election on sunday. The new democracy party won 150 seats in the 300-member parliament. I Tsitakis coaxed the centrist democratic renewal party which won a single seat into supporting a government on monday thus clinching the parliamentary majority. A your goal is to help our country which is faced with a severe economic crisis and the general Public a i Tsitakis said. Democratic renewal party Leader Costis Stefanopoulo said his party would vote with new democracy in parliament but would not join the conservative administration. East German parties form new coalition East Berlin Reuter a East German political parties created a grand coalition monday to steer the country into German unification by agreeing on a conservative led Cabinet in which social democrats will have seven of the 24 ministries. Prime minister designate Lothar de Maiziere said the Only detail holding up creation of East Germany a first no communist government is ratification by the parties parliamentary factions a formality expected today. Negotiations with West Germany to fuse the two Ger Many in a federation based on West Germany a Constitution is expected to follow. Polls show most people in both Germany where soviet and military blocs have faced off for 40 years favor disarmament to reflect the end of the cold War. Political landscape reshaped in Peru Lima Reuter a a son of japanese immigrants became the favorite monday to be elected the next president of Peru when a powerful member of the ruling apra party moved to support his candidacy. Alberto Fujimori a former University Rector who has never held elected office finished second behind Mario Vargas Llosa in sundays first round of elections. Vargas Llosa a Centre rightist is a celebrated novelist and fellow political Novice. Vargas Llosa won about 33 per cent of the vote to Fujimori a 30 per cent unofficial returns showed. They will compete in a final vote in late May or Early june. Earthquake in the ballot boxes said the cover of Lima newsweekly Oiga in its monday edition summarizing the shift in the political landscape. Rebel officer escapes As manhunt launched Manila Reuter philippine Security forces mounted a Large scale Hunt for an escaped coup plotter monday but even As the search was on the military said a second rebel officer escaped custody by tricking his jailers. The Hunt for retired . Billy Bibit was launched when Black hooded rebel troops spirited him out of Manila a main jail sunday while his guards were on a drinking spree investigators said Bibit paid for. Bibit was among the rebel officers who led december a coup attempt against president Corazon Aquino. In another blow to government prestige military officials announced rebel capt. Rogelio Serado also escaped from custody after obtaining a two Day leave at Manila a Vil Lamor air base. New hungarian gov t needs time to form Budapest Reuter Hungary will have to wait at least a month for its first freely elected government after four decades of communism the Leader of the winning party at the polls said monday. Jozsef Antall Leader of the Centre right hungarian democratic forum said the results of two stage elections that ended sunday confirmed that hungarians had chosen a coalition of the forum and two smaller conservative parties. But he said time would be needed to Settle details of a governing Alliance with the Independent smallholders party and the Christian democratic Peoples party. Soldiers killed in bloody Ira bomb blast scene described As a utter carnage Belfast Reuter a four British reservists were killed monday when an Ira mine blew their heavily armoured land Rover off a country Lane in the bloodiest attack of the year in Northern Ireland. A yet again another horror a British prime minister Margaret Thatcher said after the four soldiers from the locally recruited Ulster defence regiment were hurled Over a hedge by the mine near Downpatrick race course in county Down. A it was a scene of utter carnage a said a local photographer who arrived just after the deadliest attack on the Cdr in seven years. A it was crushed like a sardine can a a British spokesman said after viewing the wreckage. A huge Crater marked the spot where the mine was detonated by the Irish Republican which acknowledged responsibility in a statement and said the attack was by its South Down brigade. Moderate Irish nationalist member of parliament Eddie Mcgrady shocked by the pre easter blast said the four reservists were a barbarous by murdered in this holocaust in holy four soldiers in another land Rover were treated for Shock after the massive blast. Four dead British soldiers stands beside Crater created by Ira mine. A wire photo Anglo Irish relations plunged to a new Low last week when Dublin a supreme court freed a leading Irish Republican wanted in Northern Ireland on pos session charges. In condemning mondays blast Thatcher said a you take those murders of four people today alongside the decisions of the supreme court in the Republic not to extradite those accused of violent crime and one is very very depressed. Irish prime minister Charles Haughey a frequent critic of the Cdr following allegations about Security leaks from the regiment to protestant paramilitary extremists called the killings a an atrocity which yet again demonstrates the evil of the iras murderous Campaign in Northern Meech Lake Likely to surface at Summit Ottawa up a when . President George Bush and prime minister Brian Mulroney meet at the sky dome Summit today discuss the daunting issues of the Day East West relations control and Meech Lake. Meech Lake a i be surprised if each Leader decides to discuss Domestic priorities a said Derek Burney Canadas ambassador to the United states. A Meech Lake has penetrated the Washington the Beltway to which Burney referred is a Highway that circles Washington. A . State department official suggested Bush a Long standing interest in Canada will Likely prompt him to query Mulroney about the country a constitutional imbroglio. But the main thrust of the gathering will Centre on Eastern Europe Lithuania and bilateral is sues such As Trade Burney told a Media briefing in Ottawa. The 2vz hour dosed door meeting dubbed the sky dome Summit because it will take place within Toronto a splashy domed stadium will also include a a working the leaders May want to save some room for hot dogs and pretzels. Their schedule Calls for them to take in the Home opener of the Toronto Blue jays 1990 baseball season. The jays will play the Texas rangers who Are partly owned by one of Bush a sons. Even though clean air legislation is moving through the . Congress Burney said Mulroney will Likely repeat a Long standing request for a .-Canadian acid rain Accord. A we see it As a Means of keeping the other Side committed a said Burney. . Native land claim settled Yellowknife. . Up a cheers erupted and sparklers lit up a packed Smokey gymnasium of a Community Centre monday As a Federal Cabinet minister and the Dene Metis signed a final agreement to give natives control of More than 180,000 Square Kilometres of land. The agreement must still be ratified in a vote by the 15,000soviets vow to break will of Lithuania Moscow apr soviet president Mikhail Gorbachev and his presidential Council said monday new economic and political Steps will be taken to break Lithuania a unyielding stand on Independence. The advisory body a Tough statement indicated the conflict is far from resolved despite a High level meeting last week and conciliatory words by both sides. Lithuania told Gorbachev last thursday it was ready to negotiate with Moscow but would not Bow to his order it first renounce its March la declaration of Independence. The soviet Union absorbed Lithuania Estonia and Latvia in 1940. The three former territories of the russian Empire were Independent for about 20 years Between the two world wars. A members of the presidential Council concluded that additional economic political and other measures should be taken to protect the soviet Constitution and the interests of citizens living in the Republic and tin soviet Union As a whole a the soviet news Agency Tass reported monday. It did not say what kinds of Steps the Council has in mind. Easter is sunday april 15 natives who would Benefit from the Deal. The Deal was reached after a Day Long meeting Between Tom Siddon minister of Indian affairs and Northern development and leaders of the Dene and Metis in Yellowknife. The agreement gives 15,000 Dene and Metis surface title to 181,230 Square Kilometres of land a an area More than 32 times the size of metropolitan Toronto a the largest municipality in Canada. They will also get sub surface Mineral rights to 10,000 Square Kilometres within the larger area and $500 million in Cash compensation Over 20 years. The issues of self government and treaty rights along with other concerns involving the territorial government can be discussed during the coming months As the groups enter the next stage of finalizing land selections and implementing the claim Siddon said. A if during that period the principles identified some Way of improving the agreement that every one can agree to certainly that would be supported a he told reporters. Quebec police shoot kill gunman Montreal nightclub Brawl ends in death Montreal up a an armed Man was shot and killed by police after four men and two women were knifed and wounded in a Brawl monday morning at a nightclub popular among Young Blacks. Scores of people inside the Thunder dome bar scurried for cover when a Brawl erupted shortly after 3 . Closing time. At least six people were shot or knifed before police arrived in answer to an emergency Call about a fight involving armed people. A police car answering the Call struck and killed a pedestrian while speeding to the club. Police would not identify the Man who sprayed the Stanley Street bar with bullets before he was shot to death. But friends of the dead Man gave his name As Presley Leslie 26. A it would have been a massacre if we Hadnot arrived at the club when we did a said one of the first police officers to arrive. Tyrone Floyd 19, said when the gunman was slain he was standing beside him. A the did no to have a Chance a he said in an interview. Floyd was arrested and charged with disturbing the peace. Police said that when they arrived at the bar around 3 15 ., a Man standing at the top of the third floor stairway was firing a pistol at anyone who moved. Police returned the fire when the gunman turned toward them and shot several times said provincial police const. Michel Martin. A police had to neutralize the gunman because he was shooting in the direction of the police and people inside the six people inside the club were taken to Hospital with injuries. They included a Man shot in the leg another Man with head injuries and two women suffering from Gunpowder Burns to the face. One Man had been stabbed in a lung and another was knifed in the hand police said. The dead pedestrian was first identified As a woman because police found High heels at the Accident scene. But it was later revealed the victim was a Man aged about 25. There was no identification on him. 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Rather than making sure that decentralization provides Job opportunities tor people in Rural and Northern communities the government is forcing 692 government employees and their families to move from Winnipeg. That shows a very uncaring attitude. Especially since government employees had been assured by the Premier that such an upheaval would never happen. Rural and Northern communities have watched their Young people leave to find work away from Home. Their communities suffer because of this Drain and the governments implementation of decentralization is doing Little to help. But. With a Little planning and cooperation we believe that the government s proposal to decentralize services could be a step in the right direction to solve this problem. Like you we agree with the principle of decentralization. But like most Manitoban we believe there a a better Way to do it. The Manitoba or Era meat Emp lace Anocia Tion

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