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August 29, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The new British commander of peacekeepers in central Kosovo has ordered more mobile patrols in an attempt to stop violence, a spokesman said. The announcement came a day after an elderly Serbian man was killed in a shooting incident and a Serbian child was killed and three injured in a hit-and-run case. Soldiers detained two ethnic Albanians in connection with the hit-and-run.
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August 29, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
The new British commander of peacekeepers in central Kosovo has ordered more mobile patrols in an attempt to stop violence, a spokesman said. The announcement came a day after an elderly Serbian man was killed in a shooting incident and a Serbian child was killed and three injured in a hit-and-run case. Soldiers detained two ethnic Albanians in connection with the hit-and-run.
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October 15, 1999 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, visiting war-damaged Kosovo on a mission of reconciliation, was treated Thursday to a choral performance by ethnic Albanians at a rebuilt school here. The children were cute, and the atmosphere was warm. But the songs captured the nationalism and ethnic bitterness--even hatred--that continue to engulf Kosovo. "Our letters are golden," went the words of one tune, in praise of the Albanian alphabet. "We love them. . . . We are not going to use Serbian letters.
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August 16, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Thousands of Serbs marched to protest the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's takeover of a metal smelter in the province of Kosovo--a move U.N. officials said was meant to shut down a major polluter. Yugoslavia and Russia described it as a blow to Kosovo's Serbs. Up to 3,000 Serbs marched through Kosovska Mitrovica. The protest came a day after NATO-led peacekeepers moved in to halt production at the plant in Zvecan.
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October 9, 1999 | From Reuters
Gen. Klaus Reinhardt of Germany took command of the 50,000-strong Kosovo peacekeeping force Friday. British Lt. Gen. Mike Jackson handed over control of the multinational force, known as KFOR, to Reinhardt in a ceremony that underscored Germany's increasing willingness to cast off postwar reticence and assume a higher military profile within the NATO alliance. Reinhardt, 58, did not specifically refer to his own country's Nazi past.
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April 12, 2000 | Associated Press
A lone Serbian observer attended a session of Kosovo's U.N.-run interim government Tuesday, ending a four-month boycott prompted by Serbian suspicions that the organization is pro-Albanian. Kosovo's top U.N. official depicted the move as the start of democracy in the restive southern province of Serbia, and the U.S. office in Pristina, the provincial capital, said the move marked renewed Serbian involvement in rebuilding Kosovo.
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August 16, 2000 | From Times Wire Reports
Thousands of Serbs marched to protest the North Atlantic Treaty Organization's takeover of a metal smelter in the province of Kosovo--a move U.N. officials said was meant to shut down a major polluter. Yugoslavia and Russia described it as a blow to Kosovo's Serbs. Up to 3,000 Serbs marched through Kosovska Mitrovica. The protest came a day after NATO-led peacekeepers moved in to halt production at the plant in Zvecan.
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April 12, 2000 | Associated Press
A lone Serbian observer attended a session of Kosovo's U.N.-run interim government Tuesday, ending a four-month boycott prompted by Serbian suspicions that the organization is pro-Albanian. Kosovo's top U.N. official depicted the move as the start of democracy in the restive southern province of Serbia, and the U.S. office in Pristina, the provincial capital, said the move marked renewed Serbian involvement in rebuilding Kosovo.
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October 15, 1999 | DAVID HOLLEY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
U.N. Secretary-General Kofi Annan, visiting war-damaged Kosovo on a mission of reconciliation, was treated Thursday to a choral performance by ethnic Albanians at a rebuilt school here. The children were cute, and the atmosphere was warm. But the songs captured the nationalism and ethnic bitterness--even hatred--that continue to engulf Kosovo. "Our letters are golden," went the words of one tune, in praise of the Albanian alphabet. "We love them. . . . We are not going to use Serbian letters.
NEWS
October 9, 1999 | From Reuters
Gen. Klaus Reinhardt of Germany took command of the 50,000-strong Kosovo peacekeeping force Friday. British Lt. Gen. Mike Jackson handed over control of the multinational force, known as KFOR, to Reinhardt in a ceremony that underscored Germany's increasing willingness to cast off postwar reticence and assume a higher military profile within the NATO alliance. Reinhardt, 58, did not specifically refer to his own country's Nazi past.
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