Northern Kosovo is dominated by ethnic Serbs, who refuse to recognise the state they live in. The region sees tension and lawlessness.
There’s no end in sight to the flood of refugees from Kosovo into the EU. It’s a touchy issue in transit country, Serbia. Politicians are using the situation to score points, and conspiracy theories are rife.
At least nine Muslim clerics have been arrested in Kosovo. The second raid in weeks aimed at stopping young Muslims from joining Islamist fighters in northern Iraq and Syria netted 15 people total.
Our reporter received Californian redwood saplings at her Berlin address. But she didn't foresee the environmental and legal problems of planting non-native species, especially as climate change reshapes climate zones.
Niger has joined Chad in approving the deployment of troops to northern Nigeria to fight Boko Haram. But the Islamist militants may prove a more formidable challenge than many anticipate.