The last prime minister of the former Yugoslavia, Ante Markovic, has died at the age of 88.
Al-Jazeera, renowned for its in-depth investigations and rare insights into the Arab world, has set its sights on expansion, launching a new station in the Balkans and looking ahead to similar channels in Turkey and East Africa.
European Union President Herman Van Rompuy has said the bloc needed further assurances of Serbia's good faith in talks with Kosovo before allowing Belgrade to move closer to joining the EU.
NATO-led peacekeepers say 21 KFOR soldiers have suffered injuries in a clash with protesters in northern Kosovo.
NATO troops have clashed with hundreds of ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo.
A court in Kosovo has sentenced a former ethnic Albanian guerrilla fighter to 18 years in prison for murdering a civilian during the 1998-99 separatist war against Serbia.
The European Union says Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to accept each other's university diplomas and made progress on Kosovo's inclusion in regional forums.
Officials from Serbia and Kosovo have resumed talks in Brussels on improving their relations -- a key condition for Serbia's quest to join the European Union.
Some Kosovar Serbs had hoped that Russian citizenship would be the best way to get Moscow involved and so prevent their enclave from being integrated under the Kosovar Albanian-led government's control.
Police and hospital officials say an ethnic Serb injured by gunfire during a clash between ethnic Albanians and Serbs in Kosovo's north has died.
A Serbian ultranationalist organization has protested RFE/RL's Balkan Service's use of maps on its website depicting Serbia's former province of Kosovo as an independent country.
Serbs have blocked roads for three months to stop Kosovo's Albanian leadership from extending its control over the north, an area populated mostly by ethnic Serbs.