Just when Kosovo appeared to be heading for a degree of stability and normalcy, feuding politicians and fresh corruption scandals have plunged the fledgling Balkan nation into its worst political crisis to date.
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Friday he was undecided whether his Albanian counterpart should go ahead with a planned historic visit after violence halted a Serbia-Albania football match this week.
Serbia's foreign minister said Wednesday an incident in which a pro-Albanian flag flown by a drone sparked violence on and off the pitch at a football match against Albania was a "political provocation".
With the world on high alert over foreign fighters joining jihadist ranks in Syria and Iraq, Balkan states are launching efforts to clamp down on recruiting in their region, considered fertile ground by Islamists.
Several leaders of Kosovo's 1990s guerrilla army, some of them now senior officials, face possible indictment for crimes against humanity including murder and organ trafficking, an EU probe found Tuesday.
Kosovo police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse stone-throwing protesters who set alight police cars demanding the removal of a barricade on a bridge linking ethnic Albanians and Serbs in the divided town of Mitrovica.
Kosovo police fired tear gas on Sunday to disperse stone-throwing protesters who set alight police cars demanding the removal of a plant pot barricade on a bridge linking ethnic Albanians and Serbs in the divided town of Mitrovica.
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A barricade that symbolised the angry refusal of ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo to merge with the rest of the country was removed on Wednesday after three years and replaced with flower boxes.
The Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) of Prime Minister Hashim Thaci claimed victory in Sunday's snap legislative elections, with electoral officials saying preliminary results showed the PDK in the lead.
Kosovo's parliament on Wednesday approved the creation of an international war crimes court to investigate allegations against ethnic Albanian guerrillas during their conflict with Serbia in the late 1990s.
Today, the world watches as the Prime Ministers of Serbia and Kosovo sit down at the negotiation table and attempt to come to a historic agreement regarding the Serb minority in the north of Kosovo.
An avalanche in Kosovo has taken the lives of 9 people during the coldest winter Europe has seen in years upon years. Luckily a young girl was able to survive the ordeal and was even released from the hospital after being trapped under 33 feet of snow.
London mayor Boris Johnson has been criticised by Prime Minister David Cameron and those within the coalition government over remarks made regarding planned cuts to social housing benefits in London.
A statue of former U.S. President Bill Clinton was unveiled in Pristina, capital of Kosovo, on Sunday, in recognition of his efforts to stop the ethnic cleansing of the region by Serbian forces in the late 1990s.