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BCR Issue 5

IWPR
10 Nov 05
The Turkish authorities have captured, and may yet kill, the PKK leader. But the arrest may in fact inspire rather than defeat the movement for Kurdish rights in Turkey.
IWPR
10 Nov 05
The Ocalan fiasco confirmed the continuing power of the ultra-nationalist "parastate" in Greece, and threatens the continuation of the government's modernising, pro-European policies.
Iso Rusi
10 Nov 05
Macedonia and Bulgaria have achieved a substantive breakthrough, on language, minority and other issues. But not without fierce debate at home.
Giorgi Koritarov
10 Nov 05
Bulgaria's pro-Western policy is met by a threat of war from Serbian extremist Seselj. But while ready to accept NATO troops, Sofia tries to play a regional diplomatic role.
Gordana Igric
10 Nov 05
Most Kosovo Serbs living in Kosovo today are preoccupied with their own fears, losses and fury, and cannot understand Albanian suffering. As the societies separate further, misery on both sides only grows.
Gjeraqhina Tuhina
10 Nov 05
As many people feared, spring has brought an increase in the fighting and a new humanitarian crisis to Kosovo.
IWPR
10 Nov 05
While the Albanians appear ready to sign up to Rambouillet and Belgrade continues to hold out, Western resolve appears to be waning.