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A surprise transition which may have been planned for a long time.
How will Kazakstan’s leader be remembered for his 30 years in power?
The veteran leader is in no rush to give up real authority.
Converts try to keep a low profile amid growing uncertainty about their religion’s status.
What the fall of the Islamic State means for the region.
1 May 99
NATO member states remain unanimous about the bombing campaign against Yugoslavia. But the difficult decisions are yet to be made.
19 Apr 99
The Security Council has not authorised the bombing. But whatever the legalities of NATO's campaign against Yugoslavia, the action has broad support at the UN.
27 Mar 99
You’d have to be insane not to go crazy in Belgrade today: the hip urban capital is now a ghost-town, with only phantom rallies for Milosevic and incredible war mongering on the airwaves. Above it all, the sirens wail.
24 Mar 99
Unlike the strikes in Bosnia in 1995, NATO does not have UN authorisation to proceed with the bombing of Serbia and Montenegro. It is also unlikely to be able to avoid the use of ground troops. Whatever the events, NATO is in the Balkans to stay.
18 Mar 99
As the Paris talks ended, both delegations did what had been expected of them. The question then turned to what, after weeks of threats, the West would do.
12 Feb 99
Almost all the details at the Kosovo talks are decided, and the key decisions are clear: independence is out, NATO is in, and Milosevic stays on top.
23 Jan 99
Tribunal Update 109: Last Week in The Hague (18-23 January, 1999)
11 Jan 99
Serbia's opposition parties have come together to issue President Milosevic an ultimatum: call elections by the end of April or face united and unrelenting mass protest.
19 Dec 98
Tribunal Update 106: Last Week in The Hague (14-19 December, 1998)
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