After running the tiny state for eight years, UN workers here are awaiting orders from headquarters.
Serbia said it was hunting down rioters who torched the US Embassy in Belgrade Thursday as 120,000 protested the province's newly declared statehood.
Greece says former Yugoslav's state name – the same as a Greek province – is not acceptable.
The Serb-dominated area of Mitrovica is a flash point, and could be lost to Serbia.
Frustration is deep over Western support for independence that Russia sees as destabilizing and against international law.