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Thursday, June 10, 1999 Published at 18:19 GMT 19:19 UK


Nato strikes: Timeline



Kosovo: Special Report
Nato suspended its bombing of Yugoslavia on 10 June, the day after Belgrade agreed to a full military withdrawal from Kosovo and 11 weeks after the air strikes began.

The way to a deal was paved by an agreement among the G8 countries on a draft UN Security Council resolution on Kosovo.

Follow the course of the Nato campaign in this day-by-day guide to the best of BBC News Online's coverage.

Use the options on the left to return to latest news and other current BBC coverage.

Build-up to conflict I Week one I Week two I Week three I Week four I Week five I Week six I Week seven I Week eight I Week nine I Week 10 I Week 11 I Current week


Nato strikes: Week 11
(2 - 10 June)


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Bombing ends
Day-by-day coverage of the eleventh and last week of Nato's air strikes, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Russian and European envoys in Belgrade, Serbia accepts peace plan, Nato and Yugoslav generals meet, military talks in trouble, draft UN resolution agreed, Serbs agree withdrawal, Nato ends bombing. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week 10
(26 May - 1 June)


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Milosevic indicted
Day-by-day coverage of the tenth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: The indictment of President Milosevic, more Nato errors - including the bombing of Albanian army border positions. Diplomatic tensions slowly ease as agreement between the alliance and Russia comes closer. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week nine
(19 - 25 May)


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Troops boost for Nato
Day-by-day coverage of the ninth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: 'Desertions' hit Serb forces, Nato bombs hospital, Nato hits Kosovo prison, Nato admits bombing KLA, Nato steps up strikes, Serbia's water and power hit, Troops boost for Nato Back to top


Nato strikes: Week eight
(12 - 18 May)


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Attacks intensify
Day-by-day coverage of the eighth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Yeltsin threatens talks, Nato to step up action, alliance admits village bombing, ground troops options assessed, Nato differences emerge. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week seven
(5 - 11 May)


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Chinese embassy hit
Day-by-day coverage of the seventh week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Clinton's call to arms, G8 peace plan agreed, Nato missiles hit Chinese embassy, Chinese protests, China makes peace demands, Serbs report pull-out, Yeltsin threatens talks. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week six
(28 April - 4 May)


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Russia's push for peace
Day-by-day coverage of the sixth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Yugoslav Deputy Premier Draskovic fired, Nato strike kills civilians, Belgrade hit by blitz, Nato bomb hits bus, US prisoners freed, 'soft' bomb hits power supply, Kosovo solution 'closer', Clinton's call to battle. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week five
(21 - 27 April)


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Nato tightens grip
Day-by-day coverage of the fifth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Nato hits Milosevic party HQ and residence, Nato missile hits Serbian TV, Montenegro warns of destbilisation, leaders at Nato 50th anniversary summit vow to press on with campaign. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week four
(14 - 20 April)


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Refugees hit
Day-by-day coverage of the fourth week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Refugees killed as Nato hits convoys, raids widen across Yugoslavia, US holds Yugoslav prisoner, Nato says ethnic cleansing spreading. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week three
(7 - 13 April)


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Nato reinforces
Day-by-day coverage of the third week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Heaviest raids so far, large-scale reinforcements sent for, civilians killed as passenger train hit, Nato ground troops to Albania for relief efforts. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week two
(31 March-6 April)


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Refugee exodus
Day-by-day coverage of the second week of Nato's air campaign, with links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: Raids intensify with central Belgrade and key bridges hit, refugees pour out of Kosovo creating a massive humanitarian crisis for its neighbours, Serbia seizes three US soldiers. Back to top


Nato strikes: Week one
(24-30 March)


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Serbia bombed
Full BBC coverage of the first week of Nato's action with links to original stories, transcripts + BBC audio and video reports.
BBC reports include: First raids, reports of scorched earth policy in Kosovo, Nato loses Stealth fighter, refugees tell stories of atrocities, Nato starts round-the-clock air attacks, Russian mediation comes to nothing. Back to top


Build-up to conflict
(1998 - 1999)


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Timeline
Details of the negotiations at Rambouillet, the earlier massacre at Racak and the history of the conflict stretching back to March 1998. With links to original stories, transcripts, BBC audio and video reports. Back to top




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