“Kosovo: Violent Clashes Erupt as NATO Troops Called in to Manage Rising Serbia-Kosovo Tensions”

Violent clashes have erupted in northern Kosovo between ethnic Serbs and NATO forces. The tensions between Kosovo and Serbia have been escalating recently, with Serbia denying the legitimacy of Kosovo’s independence from Serbia in 2008. NATO troops were called in to a northern town in Kosovo after reports of clashes between ethnic Serbs and Kosovar police. The situation quickly escalated, with protesters smashing two cars belonging to NATO soldiers and injuring dozens of people, including both civilians and NATO soldiers. The clashes have reignited fears of a wider conflict between ethnic Serbs and Kosovars, prompting NATO to increase its presence in the region. The situation remains tense, and officials are urging both sides to exercise restraint and avoid further violence.