Europe

FYR of Macedonia: President calls for greater control of border with Kosovo

The President of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia this morning urged the international security force in Kosovo (KFOR) and the United Nations mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) to exercise more control over the northern border area to prevent trespassing into his country's territory.

UN Kosovo mission making progress on key priorities, Security Council told

The United Nations Mission in Kosovo has continued to move forward with its key priorities, despite the adverse effects of conflicts in the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and in southern Serbia, a top UN official told the Security Council this morning.

Bosnia-Herzegovina: UN official denounces police role in recent mob violence

The top United Nations official in Bosnia and Herzegovina today denounced the country's police for orchestrating the recent mob violence which broke out in response to international efforts to clean up corruption at the Herzegovacka Bank.

Aid worker in Kosovo killed in cluster bomb incident, UN mine centre reports

One aide worker was killed, another injured, in an incident involving a cluster bomb unit in Kosovo, the UN Mine Action Coordination Center in the province has reported.

Annan's envoy in Bosnia and Herzegovina condemns mob violence

The top United Nations official in Bosnia and Herzegovina today condemned recent mob violence in the country, which followed efforts to clean up corruption at one of the country's banks.

Yugoslav minister pledges to serve UN tribunal arrest warrant on Milosevic

The Registrar of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has received official assurances from Yugoslav authorities that the court's arrest warrant against Slobodan Milosevic will be served on the accused.

Talks between UN's top Kosovo official and Belgrade lauded by European Union

The European Union (EU) today welcomed recent talks between the head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) and Yugoslav President Vojislav Kostunica, calling their discussions "an important step forward in the development of a constructive relationship" between UNMIK and Belgrade.

Top UN official in Kosovo and Yugoslav President agree on further cooperation

Meeting in Belgrade today, the top United Nations official in Kosovo and Yugoslav President Vojislav Kostunica agreed to continue their cooperation on a wide range of issues.

UN tribunal official hands over Milosevic indictment to Belgrade authorities

An official of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia today presented the Belgrade authorities with a copy of its indictment against former Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic.

UN tribunal official heads to Belgrade to deliver Milosevic arrest warrant

An official of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia travelled to Belgrade today to hand over the court's arrest warrant for Slobodan Milosevic and to meet with the country's authorities.