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6 Mar 99
By Chief Correspondent Mirko Klarin & assistant reporter Vjera Bogati
6 Mar 99
By Chief Correspondent Mirko Klarin & assistant reporter Vjera Bogati
27 Feb 99
By Mirko Klarin
26 Feb 99
Belgrade’s victory was little more than the combined failure of the Contact Group and the KLA. But Milosevic will continue to exploit internal frictions among both to undermine the peace process.
26 Feb 99
In the end, fudge won. After an intensive two-week session enduring ‘chateau fever’, and some serious last-minute tension, Serbian and Albanian negotiating parties at the Kosovo talks in France came to a "provisional understanding" on the outlines of a de
26 Feb 99
The clearest loss from Rambouillet is international credibility. The fragile consensus on the NATO deadline may not be reassembled in March. If Milosevic didn't agree at Rambouillet, what could possibly compel him to agree a few weeks later?
26 Feb 99
The KLA balked in hopes of returning with a stronger political - and military - hand at the followup talks in March. They are still holding out for independence, but risk losing Western support for NATO troops.
26 Feb 99
Kosovo Albanians didn't get independence, NATO troops or peace. Fresh political splits have emerged, and fears of new bloodshed is high. But the returning delegates laid out a strong case that one more conference will bring results.
20 Feb 99
General Blaskic, charged as the HVO commander in Central Bosnia with 20 counts of crimes against humanity, apologised for the fact that he was unable to prevent massacres in and around the village of Ahmici.

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