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Friday, June 4, 1999 Published at 16:17 GMT 17:17 UK


Nato strikes: Week 10



The start of the tenth week of Nato air attacks against Yugoslavia coincided with the indictment of Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic for war crimes.

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The alliance pressed on with its attacks, hitting a wide range of targets and was accused by Belgrade of killing more civilians in its attacks.

At one point, Nato admitted that its aircraft had mistakenly bombed Albanian army forces on the Albanian side of the Kosovo border - an incident witnessed by international journalists.

Diplomatic relations between Nato and Russia appeared strained at the beginning of the week but agreement on critical areas of difference appeared to be on the horizon as the week drew to a close.

Follow week 10 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 Current week


Nato strikes: Day 70
(1 June)


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Nato bombs hit Albania
Nato admits its aircraft mistakenly bombed Albanian army forces on the Albanian side of the Kosovo border.

Multimedia
The BBC's Jeremy Cooke in Albania witnesses another Nato bombing mistake


Nato strikes: Day 69
(31 May)


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Nato 'hit old people's home'
Nato planes hit an old people's home at a sanatorium in Surdulica, south-eastern Serbia killing at least 11 people, according to the Yugoslav media.


Nato strikes: Day 68
(30 May)


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Nato confirms bridge attack
Nato says its aircraft carried out an attack on a bridge in the south-central Serbian town of Varvarin, which Yugoslav reports say killed at least 11 civilians.


From our own correspondent
Conspiracy theories take shape in Belgrade
Multimedia
BBC's John Leyne: Locals say the bridge was packed with traffic
Mike Williams: Belgrade reports on bridge attack
Gen Wesley Clark: Best that air drops not associated with Nato


Nato strikes: Day 67
(29 May)


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Belgrade jails aid workers
Three employees of an Australian aid agency are given heavy sentences for spying, a verdict described as "incomprehensible" by the Australian Government.


Texts and transcripts
Text of Yugoslav statement on Chernomyrdin talks
Multimedia
Jeremy Cooke near the Kosovo border: There are the unmistakable sounds of battle


Nato strikes: Day 66
(28 May)


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Nato planes pile on pressure
Nato says it will take advantage of favourable weather to increase the intensity of its bombing raids against Yugoslavia.


Analysis
Nato prepares for 'Phase three'
From our own correspondent
Italians find conflict too close for comfort
Multimedia
John Simpson in Belgrade: "Many of Milosevic's political enemies think the indictment was a mistake"
Refugees show the BBC's Humphrey Hawksley their video


Nato strikes: Day 65
(27 May)


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Chernomyrdin threatens to suspend talks
Balkans envoy Viktor Chernomyrdin says the Nato campaign has set back the US-Russian relationship "by several decades".


Texts and transcripts
Text of Milosevic indictment
Analysis
A fight to the finish
Q&A: The Milosevic indictment
Multimedia
The legal noose tightens: BBC's David Shukman


Nato strikes: Day 64
(26 May)


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Milosevic accused of massacres
The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia indicts Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic for war crimes on Wednesday and signs his arrest warrant.


From our own correspondent
Jacky Rowland: Propaganda battle over Kosovo
Multimedia
UK Defence Secretary George Robertson: "The cruelty and brutality we have seen in Kosovo will not be tolerated"


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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