Kosovo

UN police arrest three men for smuggling arms and explosives in Kosovo

United Nations police have arrested three men for smuggling weapons and explosives into Kosovo from Albania, the UN mission in the province reported today.

Kosovo: UN police help to arrest two war crimes suspects

The United Nations police in Kosovo, supported by the KFOR security force, have arrested two men suspected of committing war crimes against the civilian population, UNMIK, the UN mission in the province, reported today.

Senior German diplomat appointed Annan’s top envoy for Kosovo

Secretary-General Kofi Annan has appointed a senior diplomat from Germany to be his Special Representative for Kosovo and the head of the United Nations Interim Administration Mission (UNMIK).

Stalemate persists in installation of Kosovo government, UN Security Council told

While the deadlock in forming a coalition government and electing a president of Kosovo persisted, the United Nations Interim Administration (UNMIK) and interested countries continued to encourage a quick solution to the current stalemate, the UN's top peacekeeping official said today.

UN mission condemns murder of Kosovo Assembly member

The United Nations top official in Kosovo today denounced the murder last night of an ethnic Albanian member of the Kosovo Assembly and of the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) led by Ibrahim Rugova.

Kosovo elections 'important step' towards eventual self-government, Annan reports

The past three months in Kosovo have been dominated by the election of a legislative body and the subsequent efforts to forge a government majority, Secretary-General Kofi Annan says in a new report on the United Nations Interim Administration Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK).

Voting for Kosovo President inconclusive, UN Mission reports

Despite two rounds of voting for a President today, the Kosovo Assembly took no final decision on the matter after the sole candidate, Ibrahim Rugova, failed to attain the majority needed to win, according to the UN Interim Administration Mission for Kosovo (UNMIK).

Kosovo: on eve of Assembly meeting, UN urges efforts towards self-government

As the Kosovo Assembly prepares for its third meeting later this week, a senior United Nations official in the province today urged all political forces there to pursue the democratic process.