Tuesday, July 20, 1999 Published at 14:48 GMT 15:48 UK
Building the peace: Week in review
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Kosovo Albanians wage a systematic campaign to kill, kidnap and expel Serbs from the province, the UN refugee agency says.
Chief UN war crimes prosecutor Louise Arbour visits the sites of alleged mass graves that her investigators helped uncover.
A Nato team begins work in Kosovo to make an assessment of how effective the air campaign in Yugoslavia really was.
Finance ministers from the leading industrial countries meet senior officials from the international financial organisations to discuss economic reconstruction in the Balkans.
The first Russian unit to move away from Pristina airport establishes itself on the outskirts of the village of Kosovska Kamenica in eastern Kosovo.
International peacekeepers seal off the site of alleged mass graves containing as many as 350 bodies in Ljubenic in the west of the province.
Calls for a thorough review of Nato's actions in the war with Yugoslavia threaten to dampen the spirits of the victorious alliance.
French Health Minister Bernard Kouchner is
appointed by United Nations Secretary General Kofi
Annan to lead the UN mission responsible for rebuilding
International peacekeeping troops discover new
suspected mass graves, thought to contain up to 140
bodies, in south-west Kosovo.
The head of the Serbian Orthodox Church makes his harshest and most open denunciation of President Milosevic.
An advance party of Russians touches down in Kosovo to pave the way for a 3,000-strong force.
Crowds of Kosovo Albanians go on the rampage, ransacking Serb-owned shops and businesses and testing Nato's ability to contain the situation.
The state of war which Belgrade imposed throughout Yugoslavia three months earlier is lifted.
The United States offers a $5m reward for
information that could lead to the conviction of indicted war criminals in Yugoslavia, including President Milosevic.
Two British Gurkha soldiers and two civilians are killed moving Nato cluster bombs in Kosovo.
Nato Secretary-General Javier Solana announces an official end to the alliance air campaign against Yugoslavia after receiving word that all Serbian forces have left Kosovo.
Agreement is reached on Russia's
role in Kosovo, ending an impasse that threatened
the peace effort.
Thousands more ethnic Albanian refugees head back to Kosovo - as Serbs flee.
Thousands of Nato troops deploy across Kosovo to take control of the province, as Russian troops continue to occupy the airport in Pristina.
BBC's Mike Williams follows the convoy towards Pristina
Nato troops begin entering Kosovo by land and air -
but the massive dawn operation is upstaged by a
surprise Russian advance into the provincial capital
Full day-by-day coverage of the Nato strikes against Yugoslavia, with links to key stories, analysis, audio and video:
Build-up to conflict
Timeline of the build-up to the Nato strikes:
Roots of conflict
The roots of the Kosovo conflict run deep. Click on the links below for BBC News Online's explanation of the historical background:
Jim Fish looks back at a year of conflict in Kosovo (March 1999)