Thousands of Bulgarians banging cooking pots blockaded the office of Socialist Prime Minister Andrei Lukanov Friday to demand his resignation and relief from food shortages.
Witnesses said about 10,000 people, many of them women, massed in front of the Council of Ministers building in central Sofia chanting "Resign! Resign!" and "We Are Hungry!"Riot police with helmets and rubber truncheons were called to Ninth of September Square where the building is located but did not intervene. Hungary will dismantle missiles BUDAPEST, Hungary (UPI) - Hungary will dismantle all its surface-to-surface missiles in a unilateral move by next spring, the official news agency MTI reported Friday.
The news agency quoted Col. Gyorgy Koleti, a Defense Ministry spokesman, as saying the army's 131 missiles and 27 launch pads would all be scrapped. Koleti said he hoped neighboring governments in Romania, Czechoslovakia and Poland would also eliminate short-range missiles from their arsenals.S. Africa lifts powers in 13 townships JOHANNESBURG, South Africa (Reuters) - South Africa lifted emergency powers in 13 black townships around Johannesburg Friday, saying order had been restored to the troubled settlements after they were ravaged by black factional violence.
But Law and Order Minister Adriaan Vlok said he would reimpose emergency powers if there was further violence.
More than 800 people have been killed in the townships in warfare between supporters of the Zulu-based Inkatha Freedom Party led by Mangosuthu Buthelezi and those of Nelson Mandela's African National Congress.