Belgian Language Row
BRUSSELS, Belgium - The ruling coalition parties disagreed on the terms of a proposed three-month truce in a linguistic row that threatens anew the survival of the center-right government.Prime Minister Wilfried Martens' Dutch-speaking Christian Democratic Party rejected the proposal of its French-speaking counterpart to freeze a language dispute that would effectively let a French speaker rule a farming village on opposite linguistic territory.
Iran to Avenge Attack
NICOSIA, Cyprus - Iran warned it will strike at Baghdad and other Iraqi cities to avenge an Iraqi air strike on a train in southern Iran that reportedly killed five civilians and wounded 15.
Gandhi Assures US
BANGKOK, Thailand - Indian Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi said U.S. military technology sold to New Delhi would not wind up in Moscow's hands.
Vietnam Plans Pullout
TOKYO - Vo Dong Giang, Vietnamese minister without portfolio in the Foreign Ministry, told Japanese Foreign Minister Tadashi Kuranari that Vietnam
plans to pull out all its troops from Cambodia by the end of 1990, Japanese officials said.
Indo-US Deals Increase
NEW DELHI, India - India's new and liberal economic policies have led to a sharp increase in Indo-U.S. joint ventures with more than 800 collaborations in various areas, the U.S. ambassador to India said.
John Gunther Dean, who released the first directory of such joint ventures, told a news conference that most of the deals between the U.S. and Indian companies were clinched during the last two years.