Serbia and Kosovo took steps toward overcoming decades of animosity August 25, signing an agreement that moves toward normalizing relations and joining the European Union.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) announced on August 25 that human rights activists from Russia, Afghanistan, and the Balkans have been named as the finalists for the 2015 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize.
Kosovo applied for membership in the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization, a move immediately opposed by Serbia which argues that it's not qualified because it isn't a state.
Angry crowd in Prishtina is demanding government move faster in assessing their claims for war pensions.
Parliament in Kosovo has passed legislation to create a special court to try ethnic Albanian ex-guerrillas for alleged crimes.
Kosovo’s government on July 31 asked the parliament in Pristina to reconsider its rejection of an ad hoc court to put ethnic Albanian former guerrilla fighters on trial for alleged war crimes – including organ harvesting.
Kosovo’s authorities say they have cut off the water supply to tens of thousands of people in the capital, Pristina, after police arrested three people on terrorism charges close to an artificial lake.
The head of the OSCE Mission in Kosovo, Ambassador Jean-Claude Schlumberger, has strongly condemned two incidents affecting the Serb community in western Kosovo.
Parliament in Kosovo has failed to pass legislation to create a special court to try ethnic Albanian ex-guerrillas for alleged crimes.
In a new report, the U.S. State Department strongly criticizes Islamic State (IS) militants -- as well as the Russian, Iranian, and Azerbaijani governments -- for human rights abuses.
A court in Slovenia has ruled that former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj has diplomatic immunity and can return home after being detained there on a Serbian war crimes warrant this week.
Kosovo's Prime Minister Isa Mustafa has called his Slovenian counterpart to ask for the release of a Kosovar opposition leader detained on a war crimes warrant issued by Serbia.