UN urges resumed talks between Kosovo and Serbia on conflict’s toll of missing

The United Nations administrator for Kosovo today called for a resumption of direct talks between Serbia and the province to resolve the issue of more than 3,000 people still missing five years after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) drove out Yugoslav troops amid ethnic fighting between Albanians and Serbs.

Bomb explosion kills UN police officer in Kosovo

A United Nations police officer in Kosovo was killed today in a bomb explosion, leading the chief UN envoy for the ethnically-divided province to condemn the attack as a "despicable act that would certainly be repudiated by the people of Kosovo."