Northern Kosovo is dominated by ethnic Serbs, who refuse to recognise the state they live in. The region sees tension and lawlessness.
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.
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.
Many low-caste Indians are still forced to manually remove human excrement despite laws banning caste-based discrimination. HRW's Meenakshi Ganguly tells DW why such practice persists and what can be done to stop it.
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.
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