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"Leads by the score": no let up in the jeweller Düe thriller
dpa Regional Office Hanover, 28th June 2000
By Christoph Windscheif, dpa
Hanover (dpa). The finest crime writers would be hard put to create a mystery thriller to top the tale of Hanover jeweller Rene Düe.
This week has seen not one, but two new twists given to the 19-year-old unsolved case, a story involving agents, jewellery and millions in cash. It’s as if those involved in the “Düe Affair” had waited for the best part of twenty years for the sequel, as speculation now mounts once more on the mysterious story of 40 kilograms of vanished jewellery.
Private Agent Mauss: Peace for Colombia within reach
dpa Report, 1st July 1998
Stuttgart (dpa/lsw). According to German private special agent Werner Mauss, a ceasefire in Colombia is “within reach”. “The bloodshed could soon be at an end”, said Mauss in an interview with the German press agency (dpa). Agreement could be achieved as early as the next meeting between members of Colombia’s National Peace Commission and the country’s second largest guerrilla group (National Liberation Army/ELN). “It is time to call a halt and see that the trenches are filled in”, said Mauss.