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January 29, 1993 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commander of U.N. peacekeeping forces in the former Yugoslav republics warned Thursday that Serbs and Croats are engaged in a deadly showdown and that his troops, having lost credibility with the combatants, are powerless to avert a looming blood bath. As Lt. Gen.
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January 29, 1993 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
The commander of U.N. peacekeeping forces in the former Yugoslav republics warned Thursday that Serbs and Croats are engaged in a deadly showdown and that his troops, having lost credibility with the combatants, are powerless to avert a looming blood bath. As Lt. Gen.
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February 1, 2009 | Peter Spiegel
Some counter-terrorism experts in India are convinced that the country's growing ties to Israel were a prime factor behind the targeting of a small Jewish center in the deadly Mumbai attacks. These experts, despite an ongoing investigation of the assailants' motives, have concluded that the assault on the obscure Nariman House was more sophisticated than those on the city's two luxury hotels, an indication that it was a prime target in the November operation.
NEWS
April 4, 1992 | From Associated Press
Fighting in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday left scores dead and threatened the deployment of U.N. peacekeepers that was to have begun in earnest this week, officials said. The mission of the 14,000-strong U.N. force is to enforce a Jan. 3 truce in the ethnic warfare that has left as many as 10,000 people dead since Croatia declared independence from Yugoslavia last June.
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March 25, 1992 | Associated Press
At least 11 people died and dozens were wounded Tuesday as fighting sharply escalated in Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. The violence threatened to delay the deployment of the U.N. peacekeeping force. The death toll was among the highest of any day since a U.N.-negotiated truce began Jan. 3. Col. Gen. Satish Nambiar of India, the commander of the U.N.
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March 14, 1992 | From Reuters
Three policemen were shot dead in Bosnia-Herzegovina a few hours before a visit Friday by the commander of U.N. peacekeeping forces to his new headquarters in Sarajevo, capital of the restive republic. The upsurge in violence highlighted problems facing 14,000 U.N. peacekeepers, due to arrive by May after eight months of fierce fighting between Croats and Serbs in the newly independent republic of Croatia.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
January 30, 1993
The United Nations, so recently a part of the solution in the Balkans, has become a part of the problem. On Wednesday U.N. Secretary General Boutros Boutros-Ghali reported that Croats had begun shelling peacekeepers holding the Peruca dam, scene of the fiercest recent fighting in newly embattled Croatia. On Thursday, 80 Kenyan peacekeepers on duty near the dam were forced to flee.
NEWS
March 9, 1992 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Only hours after the deadliest violation of a 2-month-old cease-fire, an Indian general and three dozen administrators arrived in Yugoslavia on Sunday to launch Europe's first United Nations peacekeeping mission. Lt. Gen. Satish Nambiar told journalists at Belgrade airport that he and other senior officers for the 14,000-troop deployment would not be deterred by the latest outbreak of violence. "As of today, I don't see any problems.
NEWS
November 12, 1992 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
After heavy fighting that continued up to and past a cease-fire deadline, the big guns of Bosnia's warring factions fell silent in the capital an hour after midnight Wednesday. U.N. officials expressed guarded optimism that the cease-fire would work, although about 15 others have failed over the past seven months of war. Some officials believe the Bosnia war is near equilibrium, with Serbs and Croats having captured most of the territory they want.
NEWS
June 7, 1992 | CAROL J. WILLIAMS, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Serbian rebels pounded Sarajevo with artillery fire Saturday in one of the fiercest attacks of a two-month siege, dampening hopes that an agreement to reopen the city airport for relief flights will mean an end to starvation and bloodshed. U.N. officials announced Friday that they had secured an agreement with the warring factions for U.N. peacekeeping troops to take control of Sarajevo airport from Serbian guerrillas.
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January 23, 1993 | LAURA SILBER and CAROL J. WILLIAMS, SPECIAL TO THE TIMES
Croatian troops surged across a U.N.-monitored cease-fire line Friday to seize a strategic route to the Adriatic Sea that had been blocked by Serbian rebels for more than a year. The Croatian offensive, quickly condemned by the Security Council, posed the most serious threat to a U.N. peacekeeping mission in Croatia since foreign troops were deployed last April to separate warring Serbian and Croatian militias.
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