Kosovo

More than 1 million Kosovo residents registered: UN mission

More than 1 million Kosovo residents have been registered as a result of the process that began last year, according to the United Nations mission in the province.

Security Council members welcome increased Belgrade-UN dialogue in Kosovo

Members of the Security Council have called for intensified dialogue between the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia and the United Nations mission in Kosovo, and urged participation of all communities in the forthcoming Kosovo-wide elections.

UN top official in Kosovo, Serb Deputy Prime Minister hold talks on Mitrovica

The top United Nations official in Kosovo and the commander of KFOR, the international security force in the province, met on Friday in Pristina with the Serb Deputy Prime Minister to discuss the issue of the divided city of Mitrovica, the UN mission in Kosovo reported.

UN official calls on Belgrade to encourage Kosovo Serb participation in elections

Briefing the Security Council today on efforts to engage Kosovo Serbs in the forthcoming province-wide elections, a senior United Nations official called on Belgrade to encourage Serb participation in the political process.

Kosovo: UN mission chief holds 'constructive' talks with top Serb official

Hans Haekkerup, the head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), today held "long and constructive" talks with Serbian Deputy Prime Minister Nebojsa Covic, the UN Mission said in Pristina.

UN enacts regulation to monitor property sales in mixed neighbourhoods in Kosovo

The head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), Hans Haekkerup, has signed a new regulation to ensure that all proposed contracts for property sales in certain mixed neighbourhoods in Kosovo would be thoroughly reviewed by a municipal administrator before being approved.

Kosovo: with FYR of Macedonia border blocked, UN mission forced to ration fuel

The border crossing between the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia and Kosovo remained blocked for the sixth straight day, forcing the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) to ration fuel, the UN Mission said today.

Kosovo: members of transitional council back UN dialogue with Serbian leader

A large number of members of the Kosovo Transitional Council (KTC) have backed the initiative by the head of the UN Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) of holding talks with a top Serbian official, the UN Mission said today.

Kosovo: head of UN mission condemns killing of Albanian family

The head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) today condemned what he called the "ghastly and horrific killing" of five members of a Kosovo Albanian family last night near Gllogavc/Glogovac.

Kosovo: UN launches probe into allegations of sexual assault by police officer

A police officer serving with the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK) has been arrested on allegations of sexual assault, a spokesman for the mission said today.