Top UN official in Kosovo condemns attempt on police commander's life

The top United Nations official in Kosovo this evening condemned the attempted assassination of the police commander for the Gjilan/Gnjilane region of the province, according to a statement released by the UN mission there.

Kosovo: with president ill, UN calls for progress towards multi-ethnic society

The United Nations administrator for Kosovo has called on all citizens of the ethnically divided province to continue their efforts towards building a peaceful, stable, and multi-ethnic society following the announcement that President Ibrahim Rugova has lung cancer.

Kosovo: UN envoy sees much progress since March 2004 riots

The situation in United Nations-administered Kosovo has greatly improved since the riots of March 2004, but there are new threats from organized crime and corruption and the next few months may be difficult as the ethnically divided province moves towards a decision on its final status, the top UN envoy said today.