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BOSNIANS LIST CONDITIONS ON PEACE PLAN The Bosnian parliament was expected on Sept. 28 to reject an international peace accord that would divide the former Yugoslav republic into three ethnic ministates to end 18 months of fighting. A conference of 350 Muslim leaders, meeting in Sarajevo before the parliament session, agreed to attach a host of conditions to the peace plan; that decision was expected to influence the parliament vote later in the day. The move is likely to lead to renewed fighting and another grueling winter, because the Bosnian Serbs have made clear that they will not renegotiate the deal. The Bosnian Muslims' demanded the return of all captured territory that had been Muslim-dominated before the war, particularly in eastern Bosnia. The Bosnian Serbs gained control of that territory through military conquest, and have refused to return it because eastern Bosnia is crucial to a link with Serbia proper. Israeli withdrawl

Israeli troops will begin withdrawing from Jericho and the Gaza Strip on Dec. 13, and PLO chairman Yasser Arafat will arrive on Jan. 1, a Palestinian negotiator said on Sept. 28. The PLO-Israeli accord signed earlier this month in Washington grants initial self-rule to Palestinians in the Gaza Strip and West Bank city of Jericho. Riegle calls it quits

Sen. Donald Riegle (D) of Michigan, tainted by the Keating Five savings and loan scandal, announced on Sept. 28 that he would not seek reelection. Mr. Riegle became the sixth sitting senator to announce his retirement. OPEC curtails output

After agreeing on Sept. 28 to check runaway oil production, OPEC producers tackled how they would make sure crude prices rise. Ministers of the 12-nation Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries settled on a new production ceiling of 24.5 million barrels a day in the October-December period. The nations hope to reverse the slide in oil prices, which in recent weeks have hit their lowest levels in three years. US warns N. Korea

Gen. Gary Luck, US commander in Korea, said Sept. 28 that his forces will mobilize against North Korea if it tries to use nuclear weapons.

North Korea has called off talks on international inspections of its nuclear facilities.

President Clinton's visit to the heavily armed border separating the Communist North from pro-West South in July reflected Washington's concerns that North Korea is trying to build nuclear arms.

ATF director resigns

Stephen Higgins, director of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms, sent a letter on Sept. 27 to Treasury Secretary Lloyd Bentsen saying he will retire on Oct. 30. The Treasury Dept. expects to release a report on Oct. 1 that criticizes the ATF for its Feb. 28 raid on the Branch Davidian compound in Waco, Tex. Mrs. Clinton on the Hill

Hillary Rodham Clinton took her health care plan to Capitol Hill on Sept. 28. In the morning, she was to appear before the House Ways and Means Committee and later in the day before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.

Mrs. Clinton chaired the White House task force that devised the president's health plan. She was certain to face tough questioning by Republicans on a plan that would constrict medical spending and force employers to pay most of their workers' health premiums. Somalis attack again

Somali gunmen fired grenades at the office of the UN envoy to Somalia on Sept. 27 and attacked UN officials reopening the first law court to operate in Mogadishu since the outbreak of civil war in 1991. The UN envoy, retired US Adm. Jonathan Howe, escaped unhurt, UN sources said. Gen. James Doolittle

Ret. Gen. James Doolittle, whose daring, daylight bombing raid on Japan during World War II stunned the Japanese and lifted American morale, died on Sept. 27. General Doolittle was a recipient of the Presidential Medal of Freedom in 1989, the Medal of Honor, and many other awards.

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