International Events in June 1999
The Serbian Parliament approves the Group of Eight's peace plan on Kosovo.
Yugoslav troops begin to pull out of Kosovo. NATO suspends air raids on Serbia.
NATO forces begin entering Kosovo after the surprise arrival of Russian forces in Pristina.
The South African Parliament elects Mr. Thabo Mbeki, the country's new President.
North Korea announces that one of its gunboats has been sunk by South Korea naval fire following a standoff in the Yellow Sea near a demarcation line that North Korea refuses to recognise.
Mr. Mbeki is sworn in South Africa's second democratically elected President.
Screaming Lord Sutch (58), one of the most colourful characters in British politics and leader of the Monster Raving Loony Party, is found hanging in his London home.
Prince Edward, the last of Queen Elizabeth's children, weds Ms. Sophie Rhys-Jhones, a public relations executive.
The U.S. and Russia reach agreement ending a standoff over Moscow's peacekeeping role in Kosovo.
The war in Kosovo officially ends as the last Yugoslav forces leave Kosovo. The Kosovo Liberation Army signs an agreement with NATO to lay down its arms and cease all military activity.
The rebel Kurdish leader, Mr. Ocalan is sentenced to death after being found guilty of treason.
The Australian Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Tim Fisher, resigns.
Jun. 23 children die in a blaze in Hwasung, South Korea.
Amnesty international accuses the military authorities in Myanmar of killing and mistreating unarmed civilians.
U.N. mission workers arrive in East Timor to help implement a plebiscite.
An anti-government rally is organised by the opposition in Yugloslavia, demanding the resignation of its president Mr. Slabadon Milosevic.