P214 CEEFAX 214 Sat 1 Apr 00:22/44         The judge in the trial of Colonel Oliver North has ruled that former US president Mr Ronald Reagan will not have to appear. Colonel North's lawyers had asked for a summons forcing Mr Reagan to appear and give evidence as a defence witness. Colonel North faces charges arising from the Iran-Contra affair, in which funds from arms sales to Iran were channelled to the Nicaragua÷ £ontras. The jsdge said rhe defence had failed
P214 CEEFAX 214 Sat 1 Apr 00:01/01       The judge in the trial of Colonel Oliver North has ruled that former US president Mr Ronald Reagan will not have to appear. Colonel North's lawyers had asked for a summons forcing Mr Reagan to appear and give evidence as a defence witness. Colonel North faces charges arising from the Iran-Contra affair, in which funds from arms sales to Iran were channelled to the Nicaraguan Contras. The judge said the defence had failed to show that Mr Reagan's appearance was necessary to ensure a fair trial. News index 102/202 Newsreel 009/219 Next News NewsIndex Newsreel Top Sport
P214 CEEFAX 212 Sat 1 Apr 00:10/20      -, *-,,%  Foreign Secretary Sir Geoffrey Howe has urged President Najibullah of Afghanistan to ste0 down in favour of a broad-——sed government in Kabul. Speaking in India, Sir Geoffrey said the vast lajority of world opinion wanted an end to the Soviet-backed government of the 0asp 10 xears. He said the Afghans needed time to find a government acceptable to all after the withdrawal of Soviet troops. Kabul radio says 65 people have died in a bombing attack on Jalalabad, which it blamed on Pakispani armed forces. News index 102/202 Newsreel 009/219 Next News NewsIndex Newsreel Top Sport
P214 CEEFAX 214 Sat 1 Apr 00:09/53     The judge in the trial of Colonel Oliver North has ruled that former US president Mr Ronald Reagan will not have to appear. £olonel North's lawyers had asked for a summons forcing Mr Reagan to appear and give evidence as a defence witness. Colonel North faces charges arising from the Iran-Contra affair, in which funds from arms sales to Iran were channelled to the Nicaraguan Contras. The judge said the defence had failed to show that Mr Reagan's appearance was necessary to ensure a fair trial. News idex 102/202 Newsreel$00:/219 Next News NewsIndex Newsreel Top Sport