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resolution-on-arrest-of-kosovo-police-director-10-12-2016 12 Oct 16 Kosovo MPs Demand Serbia Releases Police Director

Kosovo’s parliament passed a resolution calling for the release of Mitrovica police director Nehat Thaci, who was arrested in Serbia on terrorism charges, and for the EU to intervene to ensure he is freed.

serbia-do-not-recognize-pristina-decision-10-11-2016 11 Oct 16 Serbia Rejects Kosovo’s Trepca Mine Takeover

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said Belgrade does not accept the Kosovo government’s decision to put the huge ex-Yugoslav Trepca mining complex under Pristina’s control.

kosovo-s-president-asks-for-justice-on-war-crimes-10-10-2016 10 Oct 16 Kosovo President Demands Prosecutors Probe War Crimes

President Hashim Thaci sent letters to Kosovo prosecutors urging them to take action to resolve a series of crimes against both ethnic Albanians and Serbs during and after the war in 1999.

kosovo-police-director-denies-serbian-terror-charges-10-10-2016 10 Oct 16 Kosovo Police Director Denies Serbian ‘Terror’ Charges

Nehat Thaci, the Kosovo Police director in the Mitrovica area who was arrested last month by Serbia, denied charges accusing him of staging a terrorist attack on a Serb family in 1999.

kosovo-parliament-to-debate-trepca-law-despite-protests-10-07-2016 07 Oct 16 Kosovo Parliament to Debate Trepca Law Despite Protests

Kosovo’s parliament is due to start a debate on the draft law on the Trepca mine amid controversy over the exact plans and protests by Serbia and Kosovo Serbs.

djuric-prohibited-from-entering-in-kosovo-10-03-2016 03 Oct 16 Kosovo Blocks Serbian Official's Planned Visit

Kosovo on Monday refused to allow Marko Djuric, head of the Serbian government’s Kosovo office, into the country, having ordered him out in September for breaking the protocol on Serbian official visits.

kosovo-police-director-arrested-in-serbia-09-29-2016 29 Sep 16 Serbia Arrests Kosovo Police Director for ‘Terrorism’

Kosovo police’s director in the Mitrovica area, Nehat Thaci, has been arrested at a border crossing by the Serbian authorities on terrorism charges, although the specific allegations remain unknown.

basketball-court-sparks-mosque-row-in-kosovo-09-28-2016 29 Sep 16 Basketball Court Sparks Mosque Row in Kosovo

Rumours that Serbs planned to build a basketball court on a site where a mosque once stood in the divided northern town of Mitrovica have upset some Kosovo Albanians.

pristina-students-with-actions-against-orthodox-church-09-19-2016 20 Sep 16 Kosovo Students Protest Against Serbian Church

Kosovo students have been protesting against a Serbian Orthodox Church that stands on the Pristina University campus, claiming that it is a symbol of Slobodan Milosevic’s repressive regime.

pristina-students-against-the-orthodox-church-in-university-campus-09-16-2016 16 Sep 16 Pristina Students Demand Orthodox Church Demolition

A group of students at Pristina University has demanded that a Serbian Orthodox church that stands on the university campus should be demolished or turned into student facilities.

serb-census-in-kosovo-north-stalls-over-political-deadlock-09-08-2016 09 Sep 16 Serb Census in Northern Kosovo Faces Obstacles

While a draft proposal for a census of Kosovo's northern, Serbian-dominated municipalities awaits parliament's approval, a Kosovo Serb leader has warned that the community may refuse to take part.

serbs-deny-pressurizing-kosovo-govt-over-border-vote-09-02-2016 02 Sep 16 Serbs Deny Pressurizing Kosovo Govt Over Border Vote

A Belgrade official and a Kosovo Serb leader denied claims that they demanded concessions in return for supporting Pristina’s now-delayed border demarcation deal with Montenegro.

serbian-victims-memorial-profaned-09-02-2016 02 Sep 16 Serb Victims’ Memorial Vandalised in Kosovo

Unknown vandals wrote threatening graffiti at a memorial to Serbs killed in July 1999 in the Kosovo village of Gracke e Vjeter/Staro Gracke, just weeks after it was visited by President Hashim Thaci.

biden-kosovo-and-serbia-to-advance-reconciliation-08-17-2016 17 Aug 16 Biden Urges Kosovo to Seek Reconciliation with Serbia

Speaking in Pristina, US Vice-President Joe Biden said that Kosovo officials should work toward normalising relations with Serbia in order to make progress towards joining the EU.

biden-calls-serbia-and-kosovo-to-intensify-dialog-08-16-2016 17 Aug 16 Biden Offers Condolences for Victims of NATO Bombing

US Vice-President Joseph Biden offered condolences to the families of 1999 NATO bombing victims and urged Serbia and Kosovo to resolve open issues during a visit to Belgrade.