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19 Feb 99
With all eyes on France, few in Kosovo are paying attention to the continuing violence and kidnappings. Yet while the KLA stays ready for fresh fighting if the talks fail, the OSCE verifiers prepares to go.
19 Feb 99
Pristina hopes for a settlement. But scepticism over the West’s inconsistency and fear of the Serbs’ arrogant behaviour ensure that no one in Kosovo will be surprised if the talks end in failure.
19 Feb 99
The new governing coalition and the lame-duck presidential administration in Macedonia have settled into open warfare, and recent provocations over Kosovo and other issues led by President Gligorov risk opening serious rifts between Macedonian and Albania
19 Feb 99
In Tirana, MPs refuse to let politics get in the way of business
19 Feb 99
The visit of Serbian leader Milan Milutinovic to the Paris talks has been widely reported as an opportunity to reiterate hard-line positions. But whatever the outcome, Milosevic’s puppet actually helped the talks overcome some key initial obstacles.
14 Feb 99
Tribunal Update 112: Last Week in The Hague (8-14 February, 1999)
14 Feb 99
Tribunal Update 112: Last Week in The Hague (8-14 February, 1999)
14 Feb 99
Tribunal Update 112: Last Week in The Hague (8-14 February, 1999)
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.
12 Feb 99
NATO jeeps and UN helicopters seem to be everywhere in Macedonia, as the international forces are expanded in anticipation of a Kosovo deployment. For its strong cooperation with the West, Skopje hopes to win big political and economic benefits.

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