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Relief flights began landing again at Sarajevo yesterday as the city authorities formally lifted a boycott of United Nations aid. The Bosnian government had already announced an end to the boycott, mounted in sympathy with tens of thousands of Muslims who had been cut off by rebel Serbs in Zepa, in the east of the country. A food convoy has now reached that area. But a second UN convoy, due to set out from Belgrade yesterday with emergency supplies for Muslims in the eastern town of Gorazde, was postpone d for a day at the request of the Serbs. IAEA, N. Korea at odds

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Governors of the International Atomic Energy Agency held an unprecedented closed session yesterday after North Korea again refused an inspection of nuclear facilities. The agency sought the inspection after analysis of material taken during six previous visits to the secretive Communist country yielded "major inconsistencies" regarding the quantity and quality of nuclear material North Korea claims to have. North Korea declared Feb. 21 that any attempt to force it to accept a special inspection could lea d to war in Korea. If North Korea does not reverse its stand, the matter could end up in the UN Security Council. Gas flows to Armenia

Natural gas resumed flowing to energy-starved Armenia yesterday after repairs were completed on a pipeline that was blown up last week, Roland Adonts, chief engineer of the Armenian Gas and Fuel enterprise, told the ITAR-Tass news agency. The attack was the third in the past month and triggered a severe energy crisis in Armenia. Letterman gets own place

The bright lights of Broadway outshined California's sun in the wooing of David Letterman. CBS announced yesterday it is buying New York City's landmark Ed Sullivan Theater specifically for the late-night talk-show star, who is leaving NBC this summer. "It's great to be back on Broadway," Letterman said in a statement issued by CBS. The show will make visits to Los Angeles, however. US Supreme Court

The US Supreme Court agreed yesterday to decide whether the Civil Rights Act of 1991 applies retroactively to court cases pending at the time when Congress enacted the law. The justices said they will use two cases a Texas woman's 1989 sexual-harassment lawsuit against her former employer and two black garage mechanics' lawsuit against their ex-employer to decide the issue. The court's decision, expected some time in 1994, will affect thousands of cases in which employment discrimination is alleged. The court also agreed to decide the scope of public school districts' obligations to pay for the private schooling of students with special educational needs. Fiat executives arrested

Two senior executives of the Fiat industrial group were arrested in Italy yesterday as a national corruption scandal spread to the highest levels of private business. Panicky investors unloaded Fiat shares on the stock exchange. The two are suspected of having violated laws on political-party financing and of complicity to corruption.

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