PRISTINA Parliament in Kosovo, which relies on NATO troops for its protection, voted on Thursday to set up a 5,000-strong national army though its Serb minority said the move was illegal. | Video
PRISTINA, Oct 18 Parliament in Kosovo, Europe's
newest independent state which relies on NATO troops for its
protection, voted on Thursday to set up a 5,000-strong national
army though its Serb minority said the move was illegal.
PRISTINA Kosovo's state prosecutor indicted 12 people including senior government officials on charges of pensions fraud on Friday, accusing them of falsely registering thousands of people as war veterans who claimed millions of euros in state benefits.
PRISTINA Kosovo police have started using drones to catch drivers who do not respect traffic signs in an attempt to reduce the high number of casualties.
(This September 8 story corrects paragraph 11 to say that Russia and five EU countries are among those that do not recognise Kosovo, not among those that do.)
MITROVICA, Kosovo Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Sunday he remains committed to reaching a compromise with Kosovo officials that would open the way for both countries to move towards membership of the European Union.
BUJANOVAC, Serbia Shaip Kamberi, the mayor of Serbia's municipality of Bujanovac, will start living a long-time dream if Serbia reaches an agreement to swap some of its territory with neighbouring Kosovo.
PRISTINA A redrawing of the border to bring parts of Serbia with a majority Albanian population into Kosovo could end persistent tensions between Belgrade and Pristina and allow both nations to move towards EU membership, Kosovo's president said on Tuesday.
PRISTINA Kosovo President Hashim Thaci ruled out on Tuesday partition of the country with Serbia along ethnic lines, an idea raised in Belgrade to settle a long-running dispute that is hindering both sides' ambitions to join the European Union.
KITKA, Kosovo High on the Kika mountain plateau workers are installing Kosovo's first wind turbine, as the Balkan country tries to ease its reliance on coal and end power outages.