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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"

With a little generosity, we could end the Balkan nightmare

There is no reason that Serbia should be forever trapped in a European political underworld
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Syria crisis: Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more refugees as one young mother tells of torture by Assad regime

Celebrities call on David Cameron to take more Syrian refugees

One young mother tells of torture by Assad regime
The enemy within: People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back – with promising results

The enemy within

People who hear voices in their heads are being encouraged to talk back
'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

'In Auschwitz you got used to anything'

Survivors of the Nazi concentration camp remember its horror, 70 years on
Autumn/winter menswear 2015: The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore

Autumn/winter menswear 2015

The uniforms that make up modern life come to the fore
'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

'I'm gay, and plan to fight military homophobia'

Army general planning to come out
Iraq invasion 2003: The bloody warnings six wise men gave to Tony Blair as he prepared to launch poorly planned campaign

What the six wise men told Tony Blair

Months before the invasion of Iraq in 2003, experts sought to warn the PM about his plans. Here, four of them recall that day
25 years of The Independent on Sunday: The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century

25 years of The Independent on Sunday

The stories, the writers and the changes over the last quarter of a century
Homeless Veterans appeal: 'Really caring is a dangerous emotion in this kind of work'

Homeless Veterans appeal

As head of The Soldiers' Charity, Martin Rutledge has to temper compassion with realism. He tells Chris Green how his Army career prepared him
Wu-Tang Clan and The Sexual Objects offer fans a chance to own the only copies of their latest albums

Smash hit go under the hammer

It's nice to pick up a new record once in a while, but the purchasers of two latest releases can go a step further - by buying the only copy
Geeks who rocked the world: Documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry

The geeks who rocked the world

A new documentary looks back at origins of the computer-games industry
Belle & Sebastian interview: Stuart Murdoch reveals how the band is taking a new direction

Belle & Sebastian is taking a new direction

Twenty years ago, Belle & Sebastian was a fey indie band from Glasgow. It still is – except today, as prime mover Stuart Murdoch admits, it has a global cult following, from Hollywood to South Korea
America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

America: Land of the free, home of the political dynasty

These days in the US things are pretty much stuck where they are, both in politics and society at large, says Rupert Cornwell
A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A graphic history of US civil rights – in comic book form

A veteran of the Fifties campaigns is inspiring a new generation of activists
Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

Winston Churchill: the enigma of a British hero

A C Benson called him 'a horrid little fellow', George Orwell would have shot him, but what a giant he seems now, says DJ Taylor
Growing mussels: Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project

Growing mussels

Precious freshwater shellfish are thriving in a unique green project