War in The Balkans: Timetable Day 61
Monday 24 May 1999
9.30am: International Development Secretary Clare Short said that as many as 1.6m of Kosovo's 1.8m population were now either refugees outside Yugoslavia or hiding in their homes.
11am: Gulf War commander General Norman Schwarzkopf denounced US President Bill Clinton's handling of the conflict.
8pm: Nato planes attacked Yugoslavia's already crippled electricity system and pounded Serb military targets in Kosovo.
9pm: About 2,000 army reservists from Krusevac in southern Serbia were reported to have returned home from Kosovo last week after hearing of anti-war protest demonstrations by families there.
9.20pm: The US Senate rejected the use of ground troops but said it would consider plans for a non-combat deployment to help refugees return home.
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- 2 David Cameron refers to 83-year-old Labour MP Dennis Skinner as 'Jurassic Park'
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- 4 German ethics council calls for incest between siblings to be legalised by Government
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