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2 NATO Soldiers, 3 Kosovo Serbs Wounded in Clashes

Posted June 1st, 2012 at 11:20 am (UTC-5)
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Two NATO soldiers and at least three Kosovo Serb civilians have been wounded in clashes between troops and a crowd trying to prevent the soldiers from removing barricades in tense northern Kosovo. The clashes took place Friday in a Serb-dominated area near the town of Zvecan. Witnesses say NATO-led troops in armored personnel carriers tried […]

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Bosnian Serbs Mark 20 Years of Their ‘Republic’

Posted January 9th, 2012 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Bosnian Serbs have marked the 20th anniversary of the formation of their ministate within Bosnia-Herzegovina. The anniversary was marked on Monday by receptions and a religious ceremony in the Bosnian-Serb capital, Banja Luka. On January 9, 1992, Bosnian Serbs declared their own “Republika Srpska” in response to the drive by Bosnian Muslims and Croats towards […]

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1 Killed, 2 Wounded in Clashes in Northern Kosovo

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 11:00 pm (UTC-5)
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One ethnic Serb was killed and two others wounded in a shootout that followed a clash with ethnic Albanians Wednesday evening in restive northern Kosovo. Police spokesman Besim Hoti said one man succumbed to his wounds early Thursday in a hospital in the Serb-run part of the ethnically divided town of Kosovska Mitrovica. The two […]

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Three Wounded in Clashes in Northern Kosovo

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least three ethnic Serbs, including one policeman, were wounded during a shootout with ethnic Albanians Wednesday evening in restive northern Kosovo. Police spokesman Besim Hoti said the wounded were hospitalized in the town of Kosovska Mitrovica and that two were in serious condition. It was not immediately clear what caused the skirmish in the […]

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NATO Moves to Tear Down Kosovo Barricades

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO-led peacekeepers have confronted crowds of angry Serbs as they moved into Kosovo’s northern border area to try to remove a series of roadblocks that has been in place for almost three months. Peacekeepers in full riot gear moved into the area near Zubin Potok Thursday, accompanied by armored vehicles, trucks and bulldozers. NATO says […]

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NATO Moves to Tear Down Kosovo Barricades

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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NATO-led peacekeepers have confronted crowds of angry Serbs as they moved into Kosovo’s northern border area to try to remove a series of roadblocks that has been in place for almost three months. Peacekeepers in full riot gear moved into the area near Zubin Potok Thursday, accompanied by armored vehicles, trucks and bulldozers. NATO says […]

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Serb Leaders Defy NATO, Refuse to Dismantle Kosovo Roadblocks

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of four Serb municipalities in northern Kosovo have defied a NATO warning, and refused to unconditionally lift roadblocks to allow peacekeeping troops free movement in the region. After a meeting in the city of Zubin Potok Wednesday, Serb leaders said they will only lift the roadblocks in a controlled manner to allow peacekeepers to […]

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Serb Leaders Meet to Discuss Removing Kosovo Roadblocks

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of four Serb municipalities in northern Kosovo are meeting to discuss whether to lift area roadblocks to allow NATO-led KFOR troops free movement in the region. The roadblocks have guarded sensitive border crossings for nearly three months. NATO has threatened to dismantle them unless Wednesday’s meeting brings positive results. The barricades are stopping NATO […]

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