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Crisis in Yugoslavia

War Wrap-Up

May 31, 1999

A roundup of events as NATO airstrikes continue in Yugoslavia:

* Serbia: NATO bombs crowded bridge, reportedly killing nine and injuring 28.

* Kosovo: NATO hits media convoy, killing driver and injuring 3 Europeans, Serbs say.

* Brussels: Gen. Wesley K. Clark says a pause in bombing is a "bad idea."

* Italy: Pope calls the tragedy in the Balkans a "heavy defeat for humanity."

Fact Sheet

Number of entrants in the Miss Albania contest: 24

Temperature at Macedonian refugee camp: 90 degrees

* Tirana: Kosovo refugee Venera Mustafa is crowned Miss Albania '99.

* Belgrade: Zoo director Vuk Bojovic says that when NATO bombs start falling, "it's like a choir of the insane--peacocks screaming, wolves howling, dogs barking, chimpanzees rattling their cages."

Flight Forecast

Sunny in Belgrade today and Tuesday.

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