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TUDJMAN WARNS THAT WAR IN BOSNIA DEMANDS A POLITICAL SETTLEMENT Croatian President Franjo Tudjman warned yesterday at a press conference in Geneva that the war in Bosnia could spill over and threaten world peace unless a rapid political solution was found. Speaking at peace negotiations, Mr. Tudjman said enforcement of a United Nations no-fly zone and humanitarian aid were only secondary to the conclusion of a political settlement. Further religious strife

The Indian government angered Hindus and Muslims alike yesterday with a decision to let the Supreme Court rule on who should get the disputed holy site where Hindu militants tore down a mosque. Prime Minister P. V. Narasimha Rao's Cabinet had also decided Sunday to build a temple and a mosque in the northern town of Ayodha and to let the high court decide which should be allocated the holy ground. Bush warns Serbs

President Bush has warned Serbian leaders that the US will use military force if Serbs cross any of several lines in former Yugoslavia, according to a letter seen yesterday by the Associated Press. Bush's letter was sent to Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic and Gen. Zivota Panic, Yugoslavia's military chief of staff. Clinton warns Saddam

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President-elect Clinton issued the following statement on the Iraqi plane shot down by US aircraft : "This is part of a series of tests of international resolve to bring Iraq into compliance with United Nations resolutions. Saddam Hussein is mistaken if he believes the United States or the United Nations lacks that resolve. I support efforts to bring Iraq into compliance." Collor goes to trial

Brazil's now-powerless President Fernando Collor de Mello, who was impeached Sept. 29 after being accused of flagrant corruption, faces trial in the Senate today. If convicted, as is expected, he will be permanently removed from office and acting President Itamar Franco will serve out the final two years of Collor's term. It is the first impeachment process in Latin American history. UN forces to Macedonia

The first United Nations military forces to be deployed in Macedonia arrived in the former Yugoslav republic yesterday, UN sources said. The 33 Canadian troops, led by Lt. Col. Thomas Gepurt, are the first of 150 Canadians who will be on guard in Macedonia until a full Scandinavian battalion arrives. Major denies charge

Prime Minister John Major's office yesterday said there was "no indication" Major will ask parliament to change the law so Prince Charles can remarry in the Church of England if he divorces his estranged wife, Princess Diana, as The Daily Express newspaper of London had reported. Russian plutonium for US

Russia plans to sell 88 pounds of plutonium-238 to the US in the first deal of its kind, Georgy Kaurov, of the information department of the nuclear energy ministry, said yesterday. The material would be used to see if radioactive substances could be used to generate electricity in space.

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