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BOMBAY — Frequently using bare hands, soldiers and firefighters retrieved more bodies Friday from a landslide that buried a shantytown. The confirmed death toll rose to 71 but was expected to rise past 100


BELGRADE — The head of the Yugoslav army and his aides visited units in Montenegro Friday as Serbian opposition parties met with the pro-Western coastal republic's leadership to discuss a constitutional crisis.

PRISTINA — The United Nations extended the registration deadline for Kosovo's first internationally supervised election after hearing that some Serbs were considering participating in the balloting.


BUENOS AIRES — Argentina accused British aircraft Friday of violating its airspace near the disputed Falkland Islands when they flew over Argentine ships fishing near the islands this week.


ROME — Italian police said Friday they had smashed a major operation to smuggle growth hormones, anabolic steroids and the stamina-boosting drug erythropoietin from Sicily to sports centers and laboratories throughout Italy.


SAO PAULO — Six inmates in a Brazilian jail were killed by fellow prisoners wielding paper cutters as 350 men rioted after a feud between rival gangs, police said Friday.


DUSHANBE — Attackers killed a family of 11 people Friday, including seven children and an infant, inside the family's home near the Tajik capital, police said.


ADEJE — The confirmed death toll from a fiery explosion at a gasoline pipeline in the Niger Delta jumped to 200 on Friday, pushed up by the discovery of more bodies and the deaths of badly burned villagers.


PARIS — France will pay Holocaust orphans compensation, the official state gazette said Friday, in the latest move by French authorities to atone for crimes committed during the Nazi occupation.

BREST — A Russian tall ship billed as the star of a Bastille Day regatta was prevented from putting to sea Friday after a French court impounded it at the request of a Swiss firm seeking legal damages from Russia.


SNAGOV — Harangued by European officials for its poor treatment of orphans and abandoned children, Romania on Friday promised to streamline its communist-era system and ensure that money reaches needy youngsters.


AMMAN — A Palestinian tribesman stormed into an outdoor mass wedding party Friday and opened fire, killing a member of a rival tribe and wounding another guest before he was shot and killed by police, authorities said.


MOSCOW — Fifteen people have died in the central Russian city of Voronezh after eating poisonous mushrooms, RTR state television reported Friday.


QUITO — An earthquake measuring 4.0 on the Richter scale shook northern Ecuador Friday but no damage was reported, the Andean country's Geophysics Institute said.


BERLIN — A former high-ranking German civil servant was charged with treason Friday and accused of selling state and military secrets to East Germany's Stasi spy agency during the 1970s and 1980s.


MAPUTO — Rampaging elephants and hippos have pushed up to 50,000 people in drought-hit central Mozambique to the brink of starvation after destroying their few remaining crops, officials said Friday.