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(...)

German foreign minister Sigmar Gabriel with Kosovo’s prime minister Ramush Haradinaj in Pristina. Photograph: Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images

Germany has told Serbia that it must accept the sovereignty of Kosovo if it wants to join the European Union, in a blunt message that was welcomed in (...)

A cortege escorts a car carrying the coffin of Oliver Ivanovic, flanked by priests and family, to the northern outskirts of Kosovska, Mitrovica, in Kosovo on Wednesday. Photograph: Djordje Kojadinovic/Reuters

Kosovo has said it may ask for US help in finding the killers of one of the country’s main ethnic Serb politicians, as Serbian president Aleksandar V(...)

Oliver Ivanovic: one of the chief interlocutors for Nato, United Nations and European Union officials based in Kosovo after the war. Photograph: Andrej Cukic/EPA

The European Union and United States have called for calm after a leading Kosovo Serb politician was shot dead in what Belgrade called an act of terro(...)

Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci described the court as a “historic injustice” against members of Kosovo’s ethnic Albanian majority. Photograph: Armend Nimani/AFP/Getty Images

A new EU-backed court to prosecute crimes committed during the 1998-9 Kosovo war is under threat from some of the country’s top politicians before han(...)

Ethnic Serbs  listen to speakers and wave Serbian flags during a protest rally in front of the monument dedicated to emperor Lazar on Sumadija Square in the northern part of Kosovska Mitrovica, Kosovo, January 15th, 2017. Photograph: Djordje Savic/EPA

Serbia plans to seize a slice of northern Kosovo just as Russia annexed Ukraine’s Crimea region in 2014, Kosovo’s president told Reuters on Monday, as(...)