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BOSNIAN AIRLIFT RESUMED The United Nations humanitarian airlift, suspended for four days, resumed yesterday and Bosnian defense lines around the Muslim enclave of Gorazde were reported under Serb attack. The UN High Commissioner for Refugees halted relief flights Wednesday after snipers wounded four French soldiers at Sarajevo airport, a United States relief plane was hit by a bullet, and a plane evacuating wounded French was fired at. An appeal went out to the UN commander in Bosnia, Gen. Philippe Morillon, to send a convoy with humanitarian aid and medicine to Gorazde. But Serb commanders continued to block access to the embattled enclave. Freighter aground

More than 100 Chinese apparently tried to swim ashore after their freighter ran aground off the New York City coast yesterday. Two people died and more than a dozen others were seriously injured. It was not known if the passengers were illegal immigrants. Some of the at least 100 people still on board were ignoring Coast Guard orders not to jump into the water. Sihanouk attempt

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The head of the Cambodian party that won UN-run elections demanded Saturday that Prime Minister Hun Sen be barred from any powersharing pact, charging that government forces killed party workers. As post-election bargaining intensified, about 400 people gathered outside the royal palace pleading for Prince Norodom Sihanouk to take charge in a bid to avert violence. Mr. Sihanouk said Saturday that he was ready to try again to form an interim government. Somalia fighting

Fierce fighting between UN peacekeepers and Somali gunmen killed at least 22 Pakistani soldiers and 23 Somalis yesterday. Twelve Pakistanis were still missing from Saturday's gun battles, an Army spokesman said. The Pakistan Foreign Ministry earlier said 28 soldiers were killed and 50 wounded. The UN Security Council scheduled emergency consultations yesterday. Mongolian election

Mongolians voted yesterday in their first multiparty presidential elections ever, choosing between a conservative newspaper editor and an incumbent who was dumped by the ruling former communists. The opposition has accused the ruling party of trying to reinstate a planned economy ever since it won legislative elections that were held last summer. Swiss plan

A constitutional ban on warplane purchases through the year 2000 went before Swiss voters yesterday in a referendum sponsored by groups who say that nation does not need 34 new F/A-18 Hornet jet fighters. If passed, the referendum would scrap the government's $2.4 billion order for the United States-made planes. Supporters of the ban forced the nationwide vote by collecting a record 504,000 signatures last year. To become law, each proposal most gain approval by a majority of voters and more than half of

Switzerland's 23 states. Conway Twitty

The country music star died Saturday after a career of more than 30 years. Mr. Twitty had performed Friday night in Branson, Mo. After many years as a songwriter, he recorded more than 40 No. 1 hits, including "Hello Darlin'," "Tight-Fittin' Jeans" and "Linda On My Mind." He and Loretta Lynn won the Country Music Association's Vocal Duo of the Year award in 1972, 1973, 1974, and 1975. They also won a Grammy for their 1971 duet "After The Fire Is Gone." French Open

Steffi Graf overcame stiff resistance from American Mary Joe Fernandez to win a gripping women's final Saturday at the French Open. Graf, favored to win the title, won in three sets. She had not won in Paris since taking her second title in 1988. NBA finals

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The Chicago Bulls will face the Phoenix Suns in Phoenix in the National Basketball Association Finals Wednesday, following their respective wins over the New York Knicks and the Seattle SuperSonics on Friday and Saturday. Chicago won its deciding game 96-88, and Phoenix beat Seattle 123-110.

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