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STUDENT DEMONSTRATIONS against upcoming elections grew more violent Sunday, escalating into gun battles and rioting in Chittagong, Bangladesh, that killed a police officer and injured 100 people, officials said. . . . WITH NEARLY a million Venezuelan faces before him, Pope John Paul II lashed out Sunday at materialism and selfishness, saying their struggling, oil-producing nation must shun such modern-day "idols" and live by Christian ideals. . . . THE MALAYSIAN government is planning to overhaul its rehabilitation program for drug addicts, acknowledging that the current plan has been a failure. . . . VOTERS IN THE Central Asian nation of Kyrgyzstan decided overwhelmingly to broaden the powers of their president.