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Fireworks illuminate Pristina's skyline on February 17 2013 during... News Photo 1619533585,Albanian,Anniversary,Arts Culture and Entertainment,Bombing,Campaign,Celebration,Conflict,Declaration,Ethnicity,Fireworks,Force,Geographical Locations,History,Holiday,Horizontal,Illumination,Independence,Kosovo,Marking,NATO,Panoramic,Pristina,Serbia,Skyline,Slobodan Milosevic,Strongman,The End,USAPhotographer AFPCollection: AFP 2013 AFPFireworks illuminate Pristina's skyline on February 17, 2013 during celebrations marking the fifth anniversary of Kosovo's unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia.Almost 100 countries -- including the United States -- have recognised Kosovo since ethnic Albanians proclaimed independence on February 17, 2008, almost a decade after the 1998-1999 conflict that ended with a NATO bombing campaign against late Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic's forces. AFP PHOTO/ARMEND NIMANI (Photo credit should read ARMEND NIMANI/AFP/Getty Images)