War in the Balkans: Briefing, Day 63
Wednesday 26 May 1999
t The media watchdog Reporters without Borders yesterday accused Belgrade of strangling its independent media, threatening the Montenegrin press and manhandling many foreign reporters covering the crisis. The group also called on Belgrade and the UN to investigate alleged torture of journalists
t The Albanian foreign ministry yesterday said the moderate ethnic Albanian leader Ibrahim Rugova and rebel leader Hashim Thaci are to hold talks sponsored by the Albanian government, in an effort to unify the political factors in Kosovo. They are to discuss the creation of a national security council for Kosovo - a kind of interim government.
t The Danish government yesterday announced plans to send two Royal Danish Navy ships to join Nato's blockade of Yugoslavia. Denmark's parliament is expected to approve the proposal this week.
t The Russian Foreign Minister Igor Ivanov is due in Stockholm today for talks on the crisis with the UN secretary-general Kofi Annan.
- 2 Harry Potter fans can apply to the Hogwarts-inspired College of Wizardry
- 3 Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
- 4 Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
- 5 Orange Wednesdays are no more
Weather bomb in pictures: Storms cuts power for tens of thousands – and snow is on the way
Jessica Chambers: 19-year-old woman 'doused with lighter fluid and burned alive' in the US
Russell Brand calls Nigel Farage 'poundshop Enoch Powell' in BBC Question Time debate
Russell Brand was rendered speechless on Question Time by this man
Fury at Airbus after it hints the super-jumbo may be mothballed
Nigel Farage: Me vs Russell Brand on Question Time – he's got the chest hair but where are his ideas?
Shock poll shows voters believe Ukip is to the left of the Tories
Disgruntled RBS worker writes hilarious open letter to Russell Brand after anti-capitalist publicity stunt leaves him hungry
New era of cheap oil 'will destroy green revolution'
Ukip founder Alan Sked and Nigel Farage 'begged Enoch Powell to stand as a candidate'
Ukip candidate jokes about 'shooting peasants' in racist and homophobic rant
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