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Some 1.3 million voters go to the polls today in Kosovo, in elections that are being hailed by observers as a step towards independence for the province.

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Kosovo was mourning the murders, looting and arson that shattered the fragile reconciliation process of the Albanian and Serbian communities when the Nato secretary general flew in this week to declare that such violence would not be tolerated again.

Burnt-out Serbs driven into exodus from Kosovo

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