Kosovo

‘Notable progress’ in Kosovo but more needs to be done, Security Council told

A Security Council delegation has found “notable progress” in Kosovo but much work remains to be done in several areas, including the rule of law and the return of minority communities, according to a report released today at United Nations Headquarters in New York.

Security Council mission stresses importance of Yugoslavia's full cooperation with UN

Security Council members have stressed the importance of Belgrade's full cooperation with United Nations resolutions on Kosovo and the UN war crimes tribunal, the head of the Council mission said today as it concluded its visit to the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.

Wrapping up trip to Kosovo, Security Council team hails ‘substantial progress’

A Security Council delegation headed to Belgrade today after a weekend of meetings in Kosovo, with the head of the mission saying the group was impressed by the advances made in the province.

Security Council mission set to travel to Kosovo, Belgrade

A team from the United Nations Security Council is set to travel this evening to Kosovo and Belgrade for talks with senior officials in both places, a UN spokesman said today in New York.

Kosovo: top UN envoy in Washington for talks with senior US officials

The top United Nations envoy for Kosovo, Michael Steiner, is in Washington, D.C., today, for talks with United States Secretary of State Colin Powell about the general situation in the province and the region.

Kosovo: UN assumes administrative control over Mitrovica

The top United Nations envoy in Kosovo today visited Mitrovica, the northern city which yesterday he placed under a single municipal administration, establishing UN offices in the previous parallel structures.

Four Kosovo Albanians indicted for war crimes - UN mission

Four former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) have been indicted on war crimes charges stemming from their treatment of other Kosovo Albanian civilians in 1998 and 1999, the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in the province (UNMIK) announced today.

In Balkans, Annan stresses importance of multi-ethnic Kosovo

United Nations Secretary-General Kofi Annan wrapped up his visit to Kosovo today before heading on to Belgrade for meetings with senior Yugoslav officials, including President Vojislav Kostunica.

Annan in Kosovo after wrapping up trip to Bosnia and Herzegovina

Continuing his trip to the Balkans region, Secretary-General Kofi Annan arrived in Kosovo today for talks with senior officials from the province and the United Nations.

Visiting damaged Serbian church in Kosovo, UN envoy pledges action against religious vandalism

Visiting two Serbian Orthodox churches in Kosovo which were damaged by vandals overnight, the senior United Nations envoy in the province today pledged action against all forms of religious violence.