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The history of a divided region

The Balkans 1804-1999: nationalism, war and the Great Powers by Misha Glenny (Granta, £25, 726pp)

Revival hopes are dashed by Milosevic

A year after Nato's blitz began, his hold on power still blights economies across the Balkans

Books: Not naturally bloodthirsty

Steve Crawshaw on a survey that puts paid to myths and cliches about the Serbs

Balkan states ask UN to kick out Yugoslavia

FORMER YUGOSLAVIA: Belgrade unco-operative over captive Kosovo Albanians and breakaway states' campaign for separate UN membership

Film: A Bosnian prodigy in London

After winning every prize going in his native Yugoslavia, Jasmin Dizdar has made his first British feature. Matthew Sweet met him

Arts: EDINBURGH FESTIVAL '99: Fringe: Music

Orient Express Moving Shnorers

The unspoken truth about the life of a war correspondent

Loyd's description of coming down off heroin is as chilling an account as I have ever read

Leading article: The grandstanding the Balkans doesn't need

IN MANY respects, this is a strange meeting. The international summit that began in Sarajevo yesterday is all about the need for greater stability in the Balkans. And yet, the most important country for the future stability of the region has not been invited.

Balkan Aftermath: Agents hit war crimes inquiry

SECRET AGENTS working for Balkan governments are trying to undermine the work of the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal, according to the Dutch Internal Security Service (BVD).

Letter: Balkan solution

Sir: Robert Fisk's assertion that "During the Parachute Regiment's tours of duty in Northern Ireland, there were countless incidents of Catholics being shot dead by soldiers" ("Paras shoot trigger-happy policeman who said no", 14 June) cannot go unchallenged.

Monitor; On the road to stability

All the News of the World; War in the Balkans Jonathan Aitken `Hannibal' European elections `Chickengate'

Peace in the Balkans: Quotes

"I wanted to share with you the joy of this day. Nato has been victorious, Milosevic has lost and the Kosovars can go home"

Peace In The Balkans: `Happy Peace To Us All'

This is an edited version of President Slobodan Milosevic's televised address to the Yugoslav people yesterday.
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