n Turkey has readied 1,000 soldiers to take part in a possible Nato peace- keeping mission in Kosovo.
n Switzerland, Greece and Russia are planning a programme of humanitarian aid to Kosovo after receiving security guarantees from Serbian authorities.
n The American actor Richard Gere visited refugees in camps north of Skopje in Macedonia.
n The Republican-led US Congress is ready to double President Bill Clinton's request for $6bn to help pay for the conflict with Yugoslavia. But a showdown loomed as the House opened debate on a challenge to his authority to widen the military campaign.
n After four weeks in Yugoslav captivity, three US servicemen have been able to send reassuring messages to their families.Reuse content