|UN-sponsored talks have failed to reach an agreement on the status of Kosovo [AFP]|
Kosovo is once again in the spotlight as UN-sponsored talks to reach an agreement on the province's final status have ended in failure.
Ethnic Albanians are threatening to unilaterally declare independence after the official deadline of December 10.
That is a move Serbia rejects and one dividing the international community.
European Union members are divided over whether or not to recognise any Kosovan declaration of independence.
Russia is backing Serbia, and insists talks over the autonomous province's future must go on.
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