Kosovo

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.

Kosovo: UN condemns rock-throwing incident against potential Serb returnees

The United Nations has strongly condemned a rock-throwing incident during a visit last week of prospective Serb returnees to their pre-war homes.

Progress in Kosovo 'slow-going,' Security Council told

More emphasis needs to be placed on reconciliation efforts in Kosovo, where developments of the last four months illustrate the difficulties faced in making consistent progress in the province, the top United Nations peacekeeping official told the Security Council today in an open briefing.

All communities in Kosovo must enjoy benefits of progress, UN envoy tells donors

Making the right to return to Kosovo a reality is the greatest unmet challenge the international community faces there, the top United Nations envoy in the province told a meeting of donors in Brussels today.

UN launches task force aimed at bolstering returns to Kosovo

Aiming to invigorate returns to Kosovo, the senior United Nations official in the province and its Prime Minister today announced the launch of a new task force that will coordinate policy on the issue.