Thousands died in the 1998-99 Kosovo war between Serbs and ethnic Albanians, and Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Worldfocus anchor Martin Savidge recalls his experience reporting on the Albanian border as Kosovars fled the conflict, losing their homes and lives as they walked a mere 139 steps.
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Recently, air raid sirens marked the 10th anniversary of NATO's 1999 bombing of Serbia in response to the country's crackdown on Kosovo. A Worldfocus contributing blogger writes about the lasting repercussions of the war.
Political freedoms declined around the world in 2008 for the third year in a row, according to a report released on Tuesday by the human rights group Freedom House.