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UNESCO Rejects Kosovo Membership

The United Nations cultural agency, UNESCO, narrowly rejected Kosovo's bid for membership Monday after Kosovo failed to receive the support of two-thirds of the body's member nations. Out of 142 votes, 92 were in favor of Kosovo's UNESCO membership, just three votes short of the 95 needed .  Fifty countries voted 'no,' while 22 others abstained from voting. The vote had been fiercely opposed by Russia and Serbia, which attempted to get it postponed earlier in...

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