Northern Kosovo is dominated by ethnic Serbs, who refuse to recognise the state they live in. The region sees tension and lawlessness.
Police have broken up a protest by ethnic Albanians against the blockade by ethnic Serbs of the main bridge in Mitrovica in northern Kosovo. The town has often seen tension between the two ethnic groups.
The EU Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo, EULEX, is more active than ever: in recent months, several war criminals have been arrested and imprisoned. But EULEX has also been met with criticism.
Five years ago, clashes between police and indigenous Peruvians left over 30 dead and 200 wounded. Court cases now underway are showing that Lima's "equality" laws have not yet addressed the gaping de facto disparities.
Dozens of people have been killed in northern Nigeria in what is believed to be clashes between rival ethnic groups. The region has seen months of violence over farmland.
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