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December 18, 2000 | From Associated Press
Gunmen fired on a joint American-Russian patrol Sunday as it tried to seal the boundary between Kosovo and part of southern Serbia where ethnic Albanian rebels have been challenging Yugoslav forces, the U.S. Army said. There were no casualties in the attack, the first reported against NATO-led peacekeepers since ethnic Albanian rebels escalated cross-border raids in November.
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December 18, 2000 | From Associated Press
Gunmen fired on a joint American-Russian patrol Sunday as it tried to seal the boundary between Kosovo and part of southern Serbia where ethnic Albanian rebels have been challenging Yugoslav forces, the U.S. Army said. There were no casualties in the attack, the first reported against NATO-led peacekeepers since ethnic Albanian rebels escalated cross-border raids in November.
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August 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A U.S. Army sergeant testified that he shot at an ethnic Albanian last year who had been shooting at U.S. troops in Kosovo, according to those who heard his testimony. That evidence may clear a Serbian family accused in the death. Testimony in the trial of a father and two sons ended with Sgt. Robert Black describing the July 1999 gun battle.
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August 8, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A U.S. Army sergeant testified that he shot at an ethnic Albanian last year who had been shooting at U.S. troops in Kosovo, according to those who heard his testimony. That evidence may clear a Serbian family accused in the death. Testimony in the trial of a father and two sons ended with Sgt. Robert Black describing the July 1999 gun battle.
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April 8, 2000 | Associated Press
Kosovo's moderate Serbs might reconsider participating in the province's interim U.N.-led government after the shooting of a Serb during a clash with NATO-led peacekeepers, according to a spokesman. "Violence against the Serbs" is bound to increase opposition to such participation, spokesman Aleksandar Vidojevic said Friday, a day after a Serbian man was shot in the leg when Swedish peacekeepers fired on protesters armed with farm tools who were trying to attack the Gracanica monastery.
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October 12, 1999 | Associated Press
A staffer working for the U.N. civilian mission in Kosovo was shot and killed Monday night after his first day on the job, U.N. officials said. The staffer was shot on the main street of Pristina, capital of the Serbian province, on his way to dinner after arriving for duty earlier in the day, spokesman Manoel de Almeida e Silva said in New York. He was believed to be the first U.N.
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June 22, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A Kosovo Serb couple were shot and seriously wounded on a street in central Pristina, the first such incident in the provincial capital in months, the NATO-led Kosovo Force said. The Tuesday night shooting coincided with the visit of Carla del Ponte, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
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February 14, 2000 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ethnic Albanian snipers wounded two French peacekeepers in the strife-torn northern Kosovo city of Kosovska Mitrovica on Sunday, and French troops responded with gunfire that left one sniper dead and at least two snipers wounded, authorities said. Nearly 20 people were reported injured in the day's violence, which included a grenade attack on an ethnic Albanian home. The snipers killed or captured Sunday were "all [ethnic] Albanian terrorists," Lt. Col.
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September 7, 1999 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid a fresh upturn of violence in Kosovo, Russian peacekeeping troops Monday killed three Serbian gunmen who had attacked a car carrying ethnic Albanians, officials of the multinational peacekeeping force in the province said. One ethnic Albanian was killed and two were wounded when the gunmen opened fire on the car around dawn in a zone of eastern Kosovo patrolled by Russian forces, said Canadian Maj. Roland Lavoie, a spokesman for the peacekeeping force, known as KFOR.
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November 2, 1999 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A moderate Kosovo Serb leader was shot and wounded at his home, peacekeeping authorities said Monday, and the top United Nations official here denounced anti-Serb violence and warned ethnic Albanians that they risk losing world support. Momcilo Trajkovic, president of the Serbian Resistance Movement, suffered a gunshot wound to his right thigh after being attacked by "unknown assailants" late Sunday evening, U.N. spokeswoman Daniela Rozgonova said.
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June 22, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
A Kosovo Serb couple were shot and seriously wounded on a street in central Pristina, the first such incident in the provincial capital in months, the NATO-led Kosovo Force said. The Tuesday night shooting coincided with the visit of Carla del Ponte, chief prosecutor for the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia.
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April 8, 2000 | Associated Press
Kosovo's moderate Serbs might reconsider participating in the province's interim U.N.-led government after the shooting of a Serb during a clash with NATO-led peacekeepers, according to a spokesman. "Violence against the Serbs" is bound to increase opposition to such participation, spokesman Aleksandar Vidojevic said Friday, a day after a Serbian man was shot in the leg when Swedish peacekeepers fired on protesters armed with farm tools who were trying to attack the Gracanica monastery.
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February 14, 2000 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Ethnic Albanian snipers wounded two French peacekeepers in the strife-torn northern Kosovo city of Kosovska Mitrovica on Sunday, and French troops responded with gunfire that left one sniper dead and at least two snipers wounded, authorities said. Nearly 20 people were reported injured in the day's violence, which included a grenade attack on an ethnic Albanian home. The snipers killed or captured Sunday were "all [ethnic] Albanian terrorists," Lt. Col.
NEWS
November 2, 1999 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
A moderate Kosovo Serb leader was shot and wounded at his home, peacekeeping authorities said Monday, and the top United Nations official here denounced anti-Serb violence and warned ethnic Albanians that they risk losing world support. Momcilo Trajkovic, president of the Serbian Resistance Movement, suffered a gunshot wound to his right thigh after being attacked by "unknown assailants" late Sunday evening, U.N. spokeswoman Daniela Rozgonova said.
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October 12, 1999 | Associated Press
A staffer working for the U.N. civilian mission in Kosovo was shot and killed Monday night after his first day on the job, U.N. officials said. The staffer was shot on the main street of Pristina, capital of the Serbian province, on his way to dinner after arriving for duty earlier in the day, spokesman Manoel de Almeida e Silva said in New York. He was believed to be the first U.N.
NEWS
September 7, 1999 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
Amid a fresh upturn of violence in Kosovo, Russian peacekeeping troops Monday killed three Serbian gunmen who had attacked a car carrying ethnic Albanians, officials of the multinational peacekeeping force in the province said. One ethnic Albanian was killed and two were wounded when the gunmen opened fire on the car around dawn in a zone of eastern Kosovo patrolled by Russian forces, said Canadian Maj. Roland Lavoie, a spokesman for the peacekeeping force, known as KFOR.
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