CNN's Jill Dougherty reports on allegations the Kosovo Liberation Army trafficked prisoners' organs.
Kosovo's prime minster lashed out at critics Monday over a recent report alleging that officials may have stolen organs from prisoners of war and political rivals, calling it "pure fabrication."
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.
The authorities who control Kosovo may have stolen organs from prisoners of war and political rivals when the Kosovo Liberation Army was fighting Serbian forces for control of the territory, European authorities allege in a new report.
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.
Voters in Kosovo are electing their first new government since declaring independence from Serbia.
A no-confidence vote in Kosovo's parliament brought down Prime Minister Hashim Thaci's government Tuesday and paved the way for snap elections.
Kosovo's ruling coalition unraveled Saturday after a key party announced it is withdrawing from Prime Minister Hashim Thaci's government, likely triggering early elections.
Authorities arrested the governor of the Central Bank of Kosovo on Friday after searching his house and office as part of a corruption investigation, the European Union Rule of Law Mission said in statement.
A Kosovar man was arrested overseas and faces charges of participation in a terror plot involving several suspects from North Carolina, federal authorities said Thursday.
Fatmire Feka glanced at the skies over her Kosovo village. Storm clouds darkened the horizon, and rain started to fall.
People hurled stones and eggs at the Kosovan prime minister's convoy this week, a spurt of violence just days before the one-time Serbian province holds its first elections since declaring independence.
Former Serbian President Milan Milutinovic was Thursday found not guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity in Kosovo by a U.N. tribunal.
A U.N. tribunal clears former Serbian President Milan Milutinovic of war crimes in Kosovo.
Kosovo will declare independence from Serbia on Sunday, Kosovar prime minister Hashim Thaci has said, according to agency reports.
Kosovo's PM announces the province's intentions to declare independence from Serbia. CNN's Linzie Janis reports.
Rioting Serbs have clashed with U.N. and NATO forces in northern Kosovo. CNN's Paula Hancocks reports
A Ukrainian policeman has died of injuries sustained in clashes between Serbian demonstrators and U.N. forces in Kosovo, a U.N. spokesman said Tuesday.
Serbian demonstrators are forced from a building in northern Kosovo.
Violent clashes with Serbs who took over a U.N. building in northern Kosovo led to dozens of injuries and arrests and forced the United Nations to withdraw its police personnel from the area.
Serbian President Boris Tadic has dissolved parliament and called early elections for May 11, following disagreements over Kosovo and the European Union.
The government's collapse has brought on an election that will force voters to choose whether to confront or join the West
Serbia will not give up its claim on breakaway province Kosovo or its bid to become a member of the European Union, Serbian President Boris Tadic said in an interview published Thursday.
In Kosovo, thousands of Serbs peacefully demonstrate against Kosovo's secession from Serbia.
James Lyon of the Crisis Group on Kosovo's rough transition to statehood.
Hundreds of pro-Serbian activists gathered Sunday outside the White House to decry Kosovo's secession from Serbia this month and to demand the Bush administration retract its recognition of Kosovo as an independent country.
Serbia's streets are calm a day after protests at the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade. CNN's Alessio Vinci reports.
Serbian prosecutors said Saturday they were hunting rioters who targeted the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade leaving one person dead while a senior Serbian minister reportedly blamed Washington for the violence triggered by Kosovo's breakaway.
Now Kosovo has broken off from Serbia. A confused follower of world events asks: Are we really better off minting smaller and smaller nations?
Kosovo's breakaway from Serbia provoked fresh unrest Friday as U.N. police were attacked by ethnic Serb demonstrators in northern Kosovo a day after angry demonstrations in the Serbian capital Belgrade left one person dead.
Watching on television the hundreds of thousands demonstrating in front of the parliament building I couldn't help but thinking at the many demonstrations I covered in Belgrade.
CNN's Paula Hancocks reports on Belgrade's violent hangover and worries of future disturbances.
The U.S. Embassy in Belgrade is evacuating all nonessential personnel following Thursday's attack on the building by a crowd of protesters, a spokesman for the embassy told CNN Friday.
Undersecretary of State Nicholas Burns urges all involved to help create peace on the streets of Kosovo.
Washington is outraged by the attack on its embassy, but Belgrade sees Kosovo's independence as a greater violation
CNN's Alessio Vinci in Kosovo and Matthew Chance in Moscow report on reaction to Kosovo's independence.
In Belgrade, protesters turn violent amid a demonstration against Kosovo's independence.
Angry demonstrators protesting Kosovo's independence from Serbia attacked the U.S. Embassy in Belgrade on Thursday, throwing rocks, breaking windows and setting fires.
Demonstrations and diplomatic turmoil suggest independence won't end conflict over the Balkan territory
Serb rioters broke into the U.S. Embassy Thursday and set fire to an office after a massive protest against Kosovo's independence that drew an estimated 150,000 people
The commander of NATO forces in Kosovo said Wednesday he does not plan to step up security in the tense north despite violent attacks by Kosovo Serb which forced the temporary closure of two boundary crossings between Kosovo and Serbia.
Germany will formally recognize Kosovo's independence and begin bilateral diplomatic relations, a spokesman for the German government said Wednesday.
In countries worried about their own secessionist movements, the response to Kosovo's declaration of independence has been wary
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.
The United States recognized the Balkan territory of Kosovo as "an independent and sovereign state" Monday, promising the infant republic's president that Washington "will be your partner and your friend."
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.
U.N. Secretary-General, Ban Ki-moon speaks about Kosovo's decleration of independence.
Celebration over independence in the Kosovar capital of Pristina is matched by anger and gloom in Belgrade
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.
CNN's Alessio Vinci spent years reporting from the Balkans, and was Belgrade Bureau Chief from 1999 to 2001. Here he explains the background story of Kosovo's looming independence.
Serbia defiantly told the United Nations on Thursday that it will never allow Kosovo to become independent -- despite U.S. and European Union support for the province to make the move.
Serbia urges the U.N. to block Kosovo's call for autonomy. CNN's Richard Roth reports
Russian President Vladimir Putin offered biting criticism Thursday of what he called European "double standards" and stood by his country's long-standing objection to Kosovo's plan to declare independence.
The province of Kosovo plans to declare its independence from Serbia within days, the province's prime minister said Wednesday.
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.
The results of Serbia's run-off election are not in yet, but it's expected to be close. CNN's Robin Oakley reports
In his victory speech Monday incumbent Serb leader Boris Tadic made it clear he sees his country's future lying within the EU.
Russia warned the United Nations and European Union Tuesday against taking any unilateral steps with Kosovo, saying such action would create a "destructive precedent."
In the country's presidential election, Serbs are trying to choose between national pride and economic promise
Serbs vote in the first round of an election that could decide future ties with the West. CNN's Owen Thomas reports
Serbia's ultra-nationalist challenger Tomislav Nikolic will face pro-Western incumbent Boris Tadic in a presidential runoff on February 3, The Associated Press reported on Monday.
Voters in Serbia go to the polls Sunday in an election that could shape the country's future just as the province of Kosovo plans to declare independence.
Kosovo's assembly Wednesday approved new Prime Minister Hashim Thaci and a coalition government that strongly backs independence from Serbia.
U.N. Security Council is unable to break an impasse over Kosovo's future. CNN's Richard Roth reports.
Russia has criticized western powers for encouraging Kosovo's ambitions for independence, saying the situation in the Balkans could evolve in to an "uncontrollable crisis."
A house scarred by Serbian violence becomes a monument to Kosovo's push for independence. CNN's Alessio Vinci reports.
European leaders agreed Friday to send an 1,800-strong security force to maintain stability in Kosovo, although they stopped short of backing independence for the province.
On the Serb side there is a mixture of defiance and resignation. They say Albanians are just talking about independence but that in the end they will never get it.
Kosovo will press ahead with plans for independence, a spokesman for the region's Albanian leaders said Monday as negotiators were due to confirm that talks to settle the future status of the Serbian province had failed.
After talks over independence break down, Kosovo may unilaterally declare its freedom from Serbia. And despite fears of a regional blowup, there's a limit to what Serbia can do about it
CNN's Matthew Chance reports on new clashes in Kosovo that follow failed attempts to agree on the province's future status.
An international group of mediators has failed to help Kosovo and Serbia reach an agreement over Kosovo's status, according to a report released Friday from representatives of the European Union, the United States and Russia.
The head of NATO promised stern action Friday against any groups seeking a return to violence in the Balkans, after government officials in Serbia raised the specter of war against Kosovo.
CNN's Ralitsa Vassileva speaks with Sally McNamara of the Heritage Foundation about Kosovo's move for independence.
Kosovo's likely next prime minister tells TIME that his state's independence from Serbia is no longer a matter of if, but when
The party of a former Kosovo Albanian guerrilla leader who has promised to make Kosovo independent from Serbia is heading for victory in the country's elections, according to unofficial results.
You're in a tough negotiation. The guy across the table is unconcerned, backed up by his cronies, prepared to wait you out. There is no legal recourse. You need power, real power. Like this: "Mr. President, may I see you outside, alone, for just a moment." "Certainly," Serb President Slobodan Milosevic replies, with that smug self-assurance characteristic of his dictatorship. "Mr. President," I begin, looking at him eye to eye that day in 1998 and speaking in an even voice, "perhaps you don't understand, but the United Nations has directed that you pull out your excess forces from Kosovo now. And if you don't, NATO is going to tell me to bomb you, and I will bomb you good."
Nearly 18,000 people are still missing from the ethnic wars fought in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s, the International Committee of the Red Cross said Thursday.
Talks seek Kosovo settlement
With the international community at loggerheads over how to proceed, Kosovo's independence-hungry Albanians may be tempted to take matters into their own hands
Former Serbian officer Vlastimir Djordjevic, accused of war crimes during the 1999 crackdown on Kosovo Albanians, was arrested in Montenegro, a court official has told CNN.
U.S. President George W. Bush was returning home Monday after an eight-day European tour dominated by concerns over American plans for a Europe-based missile defense system and the future status of the Serbian province of Kosovo.
Setting up possibly another showdown with Russia, U.S. President George W. Bush has said "the time is now" to grant independence to the Serbian province of Kosovo and called on Moscow not to slow down the process.
Analysis: Putin may have plenty of narrow political reasons for nixing the province's inevitable breakaway from Serbia, but the effect of delaying it may actually make for a more stable transition
The portrait of Slobodan Milosevic that hung at Pristina's train station was massive, more than 4 feet wide and approaching 8 feet in height.
Former Yugoslavia President Slobodan Milosevic's death on Saturday comes amid diplomatic efforts to determine the future of Kosovo, the disputed region of Serbia dominated by Albanians.
Former Serbian strongman Slobodan Milosevic was regarded as the chief architect of the carnage unleashed during the breakup of Yugoslavia.
Kosovo is in mourning as it prepares for the burial of its president Ibrahim Rugova this week, with thousands of ethnic Albanians lighting candles in the capital Pristina.
Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova, the literary scholar turned politician who was the symbol of the fight for Kosovar self-rule, died after battling lung cancer, officials said. He was 61.
Three nearly simultaneous blasts rocked downtown Pristina in Kosovo late Saturday, one of them targeting the United Nations mission headquarters, officials said. No injuries were reported.
Kosovo President Ibrahim Rugova has escaped unhurt after a dustbin exploded as his car drove past in the capital Pristina.
Kosovo's former prime minister, who resigned last week and surrendered to a U.N. tribunal, has pleaded not guilty to war crimes charges at the U.N. tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
The former prime minister of Kosovo has been charged by a United Nations tribunal with 37 counts of war crimes including murder and rape for alleged atrocities during the 1998-99 war between ethnic Albanians and Serb forces.
Kosovo's former prime minister has arrived in the Netherlands to face war crimes charges at a U.N.-run court for his alleged role in atrocities during the 1998-99 war between ethnic Albanians and Serb forces.
A U.N. tribunal has indicted Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj for war crimes against Serbs, a move that prompted his resignation, authorities told CNN.
Companies from around the world have been at the forefront of the aid effort that has followed last month's tsunami disaster.
Following are some key facts about the United Nations war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia.
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