In a vote held during an annual general assembly in Dubai on November 20, Kosovo failed to secure two-thirds of votes cast to be approved as a full membership of Interpol, a result that was hailed as a major victory for Serbia by the latter's Deputy Prime Minister and Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic.

Interpol has faced mounting criticism that governments have abused the organisation's “red notice” alerts, which are circulated around the world to identify a person who is wanted by another...

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