The killing of a prominent Kosovo Serb politician last month in the town of Mitrovica highlights the increasing lawlessness in the Serb-dominated region.
Ten years after independence, Albanians and Serbs from Kosovo's divided city of Mitrovica have one thing in common -- fear, heightened by the recent assassination of a moderate Serb politician. The majority of the city's 70,000 ethnic Albanians live south of the Ibar river. Show More Summary
Kosovo on Saturday celebrates 10 years since its unilateral declaration of independence -- a sovereignty still under construction and stubbornly rejected by its Serb minority and Belgrade. Pristina takes any opportunity to affirm its...Show More Summary
In a monastery near the divided town of Mitrovica, a monk gives voice to how grievances — recent and ancient — shape the views of ethnic Serbs in Kosovo.
"A Belgrade-based writer, Jelena Bogavac, has now written a play to be performed by Kosovo Serbs in the Kosovo town of Gracanica that attempts to portray the full complexity of a man still blamed by many across the Balkans for the deaths and suffering of tens of thousands of people."
President Aleksander Vucic of Serbia made a hastily arranged visit to Kosovo to ease the fears of ethnic Serbs — fears that critics say he has stoked.
The assassination of a prominent Serb politician has cast another dark cloud above Kosovo as it is prepares to mark the 10th anniversary of its independence. Unilaterally declared on February 17, 2008, the independence of Serbia's breakaway province is recognised by more than 110 countries. Show More Summary
Serbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas of neighboring Kosovo days after a moderate Kosovo Serb politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the Balkans. … Click to Continue »
BELGRADE (Reuters) - Hundreds of mourners came to Belgrade's central cemetery on Thursday to attend the funeral of a Kosovo Serb leader whose killing stoked tensions between Serbia and its former province of Kosovo.
Serbia's prime minister has joined hundreds of people attending the funeral of a moderate Serb politician who was gunned down this week in Kosovo in an attack that fueled concerns … Click to Continue »
Investigators Wednesday were probing the killing of a prominent Kosovo Serb politician, which observers warned could worsen tensions in the volatile region. Oliver Ivanovic, 64, was shot dead from a car Tuesday morning as he arrived at the headquarters of his party in the flashpoint town of Mitrovica in northern Kosovo. Show More Summary
MITROVICA, Kosovo (Reuters) - More than 2,000 people gathered in Kosovo's northern town of Mitrovica on Wednesday to pay respects to a Serb leader whose killing inflamed tensions between the neighbors.
People in a northern Kosovo town have been paying their respects to the Serb politician who was gunned down in an attack that raised fears of instability in the Balkans. … Click to Continue »
The slaying of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic on Tuesday put a spotlight on new tensions in the Balkans, years after a violent conflict divided the region. Considered a moderate politician, Ivanovic was reportedly shot several times near his office Mitrovica, a Serb-run city in Kosovo. Show More Summary
PRISTINA/BELGRADE (Reuters) - Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, who was standing trial over the killings of ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war, was shot dead on Tuesday in what Serbia called an act of terrorism.
Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that risked fanning ethnic tensions in the volatile region. The killers struck on the very day that Belgrade and Pristina resumed EU-moderated talks on normalising ties after a hiatus of more than a year. Show More Summary
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia.
A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans.
Leading Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday that could reignite ethnic tensions in the region. The assassination of Ivanovic - who was facing a retrial on war crimes charges over...Show More Summary
MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) — The Latest on the shooting of a Serb politician in Kosovo (all times local):