KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Leader of the Citizens' Initiative 'Freedom, Democracy, Justice' (SDP) Oliver Ivanovic and four more Serbs charged with grave crimes committed against ethnic Albanians in 1999 and 2000 pleaded not guilty at the trial which began in the Kosovska Mitrovica Basic Court on Thursday.
KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Mayor of North Kosovska Mitrovica Goran Rakic has told TV Most that the Kosovo police had informed him on Wednesday that there were preparations for his assassination.
"Some other sources have informed me that one ethnic Albanian individual has been arrested," he said, adding that he was not concerned because he had faith in the police and their efforts.
NORTH KOSOVSKA MITROVICA - Mayor Goran Rakic called on the citizens of North Kosovska Mitrovica to remain calm and not to fall for provocations aimed at drawing the north of Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) into conflicts and violence.
Rakic urges for calm in the wake of violent protests staged by Albanians in south Kosovska Mitrovica on Sunday where a lot of people got injured.