One Serb was shot and six police officers injured on Wednesday when police fired tear gas to disperse a crowd that became hostile after raids on suspected smugglers in a volatile area of Kosovo populated by the Serb minority.
Several thousand Kosovo Serbs protested in northern Kosovo on Tuesday (27 November) against Pristina's massive customs tariff on Serbian goods, a retaliatory measure announced last week that has spiked tensions and curtailed trade between the neighbours.
European power operators called yesterday (7 March) for an end to a row between Serbia and Kosovo that has sapped the continent's electricity grid and caused electronic clocks to run several minutes late.
Speaking to EURACTIV.com, Russia’s Ambassador to the EU, Vladimir Chizhov, criticised the European Commission’s handling of the crises in Macedonia and Kosovo, and regretted the “hysteria” over alleged Russian interference in Montenegro.
Serbian President Tomislav Nikoli? said that the government would take a stand today (8 April) on the failed Kosovo talks, and that the majority of parties with representatives in Parliament were expected to support it. BETA, the EURACTIV partner agency in Serbia reports.
A recent round of talks between the prime ministers of Serbia and Kosovo demonstrated that resolving the delicate issue of the Serbian institutions in northern Kosovo will take time. EURACTIV Serbia reports.
A meeting of the presidents of Serbian and Kosovo produced little concrete progress between the two states beyond the symbolic importance of the first such gathering between the leaders. EURACTIV Serbia reports.
A referendum organised in the Serbia-populated northern part of Kosovo on whether to recognise the government of the Albanian majority received a frosty reception from the European Commission today (14 February).