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
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
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
Belgrade-Pristina dialogue terminated after prominent opposition figure killed outside his office in Mitrovica.
The leader of the Citizens’ Initiative Party was shot outside the party’s offices in Mitrovica, a northern city that is sharply divided along ethnic lines.
A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was shot and killed Tuesday morning, raising ethnic tensions in the region and halting EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia on the day they were due to resume. Assailants opened fire on Oliver Ivanovic close to the offices of his political party...
A leading Serb politician in Kosovo was assassinated outside the offices of his Citizens' Initiative party in the northern city of Mitrovica early Tuesday. Doctors say Oliver Ivanovic received at least five gunshot wounds to his upper torso when shot by unknown assailants. Milan Ivanovic, the head of Mitrovica hospital,...
PRISTINA (Reuters) - A Kosovan Serb leader, Oliver Ivanovic, who was awaiting trial over the killings of ethnic Albanians during the 1998-99 war, was shot dead outside his party office in the northern town of Mitrovica on Tuesday, a state prosecutor said.
The Latest on the shooting of a Serb politician in Kosovo (all times local): 10:20 a.m. The lawyer for leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo Oliver Ivanovic says he has … Click to Continue »
Serbian media are reporting that a leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo, Oliver Ivanovic, has been shot. There was no immediate confirmation by the police in Kosovo of the reported … Click to Continue »