Goodwill ambassador for refugees says sexual violence is used as a weapon of war but perpetrators go unpunished.
June 15, 1995 - the Battle of Sarajevo begins. Pres. Clinton leaves for G-7 Summit, where topics to be discussed are the situation in Bosnia as well as brewing trade war between U.S. and Japan. Senate set to vote on bill overhauling Telecommunications laws, deregulating Cable TV. Michael Jackson gives interview on eve of release of new album, answers Child Molestation questions and Anti-Semitic lyrics. Houston Rockets win NBA title over Orlando Magic.
April 17, 1994 - Bosnian Serbs agree to end siege of Gorazde. Peacekeepers take up positions. Bosnians release hostages. 17 year old to be tried as adult in murder of 3 co-workers. Midwest floods recede, except in Olive Branch Illinois. Minnie Pearl becomes first female comic inducted in the National Comedy Hall of Fame.
11,541 red chairs are displayed along a main street representing the 11,541 Sarajevans killed during the Bosian war which started 20 years ago Friday, April 6th.
April 5, 1994. The Clinton Healthcare plan in trouble. Teamsters threatening strike over freight hauling. Don't Ask Don't Tell in court. Arkansas Razorbacks win NCAA. Darryl Strawberry to rehab. Wall Street heads up. 1,000 Ukrainian Peacekeeping troops to Bosnia. Riot at a Grateful Dead concert in Orlando, Florida.
February 17, 1994 - NATO, Bosnia, the economy, Alan Greenspan, Shannon Faulkner, Whitewater, Asylum seekers and a whole pile more.
February 14, 1994 - The Sarajevo ceasefire holding. Fighting breaks out in Bosnia. U.S.-Japan Trade war looming. Pres. Clinton meets with Kazakhstan President Nazarbayev over nuclear proliferation. U.S. speed skater Dan Jansen fails to win medal. Extreme security at Lillehamer for Winter Olympics. Paul McCartney calls British tabloid Beatles reunion rumors "rubbish".
News of the day, this day in History - U.S. troops in Bosnia, the first casualty is recorded. the budget impasse continues, with talks between Pres. Clinton, Bob Dole and Newt Gingrich. In depth reports via All Things Considered. December 30, 1995.
The overwhelming given in most conflicts: Mud. A mostly unremarkable December 20th in 1995. Of course, if you were in Bosnia or anywhere in the former Yugoslavia it would be a remarkable day, as the UN handed over peacekeeping duties to NATO
This day in history for September 15, 1995 - President Clinton announces pending peace agreement on Bosnia and the NATO ceasefire in Sarajevo. Jimmy Carter readies a mission to Cuba to discuss lifting sanctions. Senate vote on Welfare reform. Charges of tainting evidence in the OJ Simpson trial and Hurricane Marilyn churns around the Caribbean.
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