Thursday, June 10, 1999

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  • War and Peace Report–Serbs Withdraw From Kosovo, NATO Troops Set to Enter

    Yugoslav forces began their pullout from Kosovo this morning, heading northward towards Serbia as NATO forces gathered on the border of Kosovo and prepared to enter Yugoslavia. NATO Secretary General Javier Solana has announced a suspension of bombings in Yugoslavia. Reporters in Kosovo said they saw army vehicles carrying soldiers and anti-aircraft weapons crossing the northern border of Kosovo earlier today. NATO Airplanes flew over Kosovo last night, but no bombs were dropped late yesterday or early today.

  • Human Rights Investigations On War Crimes in Kosovo

    NATO and the United Nations War Crimes Tribunal are developing plans to cooperate closely on gathering war crimes evidence in Kosovo in what would be the most intensive investigative effort of its kind since World War II.

  • Humanitarian Workers in Africa and Albania Discuss the Politics of International Aid

    As millions of dollars in international aid pour into aid for Kosovar Albanian refugees, what is happening in Africa, home to most of the world’s refugees? The United Nations Office of the High Commissioner of Refugees (UNHCR) estimates that more than 860,000 people, the vast majority ethnic Albanians, have left Kosovo since NATO began its air assault on March 24. In contrast, there are 7.3 million refugees in Africa, and millions more internally displaced.