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War in the Balkans: Exodus - Eerie silence as refugee tide dries up

YESTERDAY AT daybreak we waited once again for them to come. But as the hours went by there was only the same eerie stillness across the wide, empty valley. Instead of the tramp of feet and the wailing of children, we heard only birdsong.

War in the Balkans: The Balkan Question - Key Issuse Behind the War Explained

Presumably, the West's intervention on behalf of the Muslim Kosovar Albanians is popular in the Arab world and the Middle East?

Letter: Someone tell Tony it's over

"ANYONE GOT a better idea?" your headline asks on Kosovo (2 May). How about this?

War in the Balkans: The Balkan Question - Key issues behind the war explained

Presumably, whatever the other feuds in the region, at least the Kosovo Albanian leaders and the leaders of Albania proper can make common cause?

War in the Balkans: Kosovo Appeal

YUGOSLAVIA CONTINUES to expel human tidal waves of starving and exhausted Kosovo Albanians.

War in the Balkans: Briefing: Day 43

An aid convoy of the French-based charity Medecins du Monde (Doctors of the World) came under fire in Kosovo but no one was injured. Four trucks loaded with medical and other supplies entered Kosovo from the Blace border crossing in Macedonia in the morning. It was not clear who had attacked the convoy.

Leading article: Fine words alone do not make a war leader, Mr Blair

TONY BLAIR has grown into this war. After a hesitant start, he now positively relishes the role of the hard man of the Balkans campaign, the philosopher of a new concept to world peace and, now, the commander- in-chief reviewing the troops in the field and the refugees on the border.

War in The Balkans: The Balkan Question key issues behind the war explained - Is the KLA fighting for a Greater Albania?

The Kosovo Liberation Army was formed in 1996 to fight for independence from Serbia. At the Rambouillet peace talks the KLA appeared to row back from its goals and accept autonomy in Serbia, if it was internationally supervised.

War in the Balkans: Timetable Day 38

Friday 30 April

War in the Balkans: The Balkan Question Key issues behind the war explained

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Women's World Cup 2015: How England's semi-final success could do wonders for both sexes

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