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The first woman to be president of Kosovo took office Thursday after being elected by the Kosovo Assembly in a special session.

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Kosovo's organ trafficking scandalupdated: Tue Dec 21 2010 16:32:00

CNN's Jill Dougherty reports on allegations the Kosovo Liberation Army trafficked prisoners' organs.

Kosovo must probe organ harvesting accusation, official saysupdated: Thu Dec 16 2010 14:34:00

Authorities in Kosovo must conduct a "tough, independent investigation" into allegations of organ harvesting from prisoners of war, a leading European human rights activist demanded Thursday.

Kosovo PM's party leads landmark electionupdated: Mon Dec 13 2010 22:15:00

Prime Minister Hashim Thaci's ruling party led Kosovo's weekend elections but will need to find allies from among other parties to form a new government, the fledgling nation's electoral commission reported Monday.

Reports: PM says Kosovo to declare independence Sundayupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 11:45:00

Kosovo will declare independence from Serbia on Sunday, Kosovar prime minister Hashim Thaci has said, according to agency reports.

Kosovo's independenceupdated: Fri Apr 04 2008 11:45:00

Kosovo's PM announces the province's intentions to declare independence from Serbia. CNN's Linzie Janis reports.

Protesters torch Kosovo border postsupdated: Tue Feb 19 2008 11:56:00

Angry Serbs torched checkpoints between Serbia and Kosovo and triggered explosions Tuesday to protest Kosovo's independence declaration and international recognition of the breakaway state.

Kosovo celebrates amid Serb protestsupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 04:43:00

Fireworks lit the skies and crowds filled the streets of Kosovo's capital Sunday after the territory's parliament declared independence from Serbia, a move backed by many Western governments, but which Serbia and Russia bitterly oppose.

Ban Ki-moon on Kosovoupdated: Mon Feb 18 2008 04:43:00

U.N. Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon speaks about Kosovo's decleration of independence. Joy in Kosovo, Anger in Serbiaupdated: Sun Feb 17 2008 19:00:00

Celebration over independence in the Kosovar capital of Pristina is matched by anger and gloom in Belgrade

Kosovo promises protection for minoritiesupdated: Fri Feb 15 2008 21:38:00

Kosovo's prime minister vowed Friday that the rights of minorities will be protected after the province declares independence, but stopped short of naming a date for the announcement.

Kosovo independence 'within days'updated: Wed Feb 13 2008 04:09:00

The province of Kosovo plans to declare its independence from Serbia within days, the province's prime minister said Wednesday.

EU prepares for Kosovo independence updated: Mon Feb 11 2008 11:10:00

A European Union official said Monday it is "likely" the union will authorize a "security and justice" force for Kosovo this week, ahead of an expected declaration of independence by the state's newly elected leader.

Serb vote signals shift to the Westupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 05:16:00

European Union diplomats are highly relieved that Boris Tadic, the incumbent and leader of the Serbian Democratic Party has repeated his 2004 triumph over Tomislav Nikolic, once again overturning his rival's first round lead in the final vote.

Tadic wins second termupdated: Tue Feb 05 2008 05:16:00

Serbia's incumbent president has won second term runoff. CNN's Robin Oakley reports

PM chases Kosovo dreamupdated: Wed Jan 09 2008 15:04:00

Kosovo's assembly Wednesday approved new Prime Minister Hashim Thaci and a coalition government that strongly backs independence from Serbia.

Kosovo deadlock talks failupdated: Wed Dec 19 2007 19:04:00

U.N. Security Council is unable to break an impasse over Kosovo's future. CNN's Richard Roth reports. "Independence is a Done Deal" updated: Thu Nov 22 2007 11:00:00

Kosovo's likely next prime minister tells TIME that his state's independence from Serbia is no longer a matter of if, but when

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