Mitrovica

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A mural in the Serb district of Mitrovica, an ethnically divided town in northern Kosovo, reads: “There’s no going back from here. Kosovska Mitrovica.”

From the little balcony of her flat in Gracanica, Rada Trajkovic can look out over Kosovan fields where Serbs have lived for more than 700 years. The(...)

Kosovo police officers escort senior Serbian official Marko Djuric (centre) near the police station in Pristina. Photograph:  AFP

Kosovo’s government has warned its Serb minority not to launch a unilateral bid for more autonomy, as western powers and Moscow waded into a dispute o(...)

Serbia’s chief negotiator in EU-brokered talks on Kosovo, Marko Djuric, is frogmarched down a street in Pristina by Kosovan police officers on Monday. Photograph: AFP/Getty Images

Ethnic Serbs in Kosovo have built roadblocks and their politicians have left the country’s coalition government in protest at the expulsion of a senio(...)

A boy dressed as a police officer holding Kosovo flags in Pristina on the eve of celebrations for the 10th anniversary of Kosovo independence. Photograph: Getty Images

Ramush Haradinaj missed the party when Kosovo declared independence 10 years ago today. A rebel commander during Kosovo’s 1998-9 conflict with Serbia(...)

Mitrovica band Proximity Mine, which is made up of ethnic Albanians and Serbs, at the Mitrovica Rock School. Photograph: Flickr

In 1980s Yugoslavia, Mitrovica in northern Kosovo was famous for its metal and its music. More than 20,000 employees blasted and drilled lead, zinc, (...)

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic, next to Serbian Orthodox bishop Teodosije, visits the Banjska Monastery in northern Mitrovica on Saturday. Photograph: Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic has delivered a conciliatory message on a controversial visit to Kosovo, amid criticism that Belgrade is making cyn(...)