Kosovo Newswire

Kosovo Newswire

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  1. 'Any normal country would ban Ugljanin's party' - FMRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | B92

    ... integrity of the country," Dacic told TV Prva. "This may also be about the similar political goals shared by (Kosovo President Hashim) Thaci and Ugljanin," he observed, and added: "While he (Ugljanin) was a minister, he didn't behave like that. It's ...

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  2. 'Turkey backs Kosovo in UNESCO driven by Neo-Ottomanism'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | B92

    Serbia's Ambassador to UNESCO Darko Tanaskovic says Turkey is "one of the most active countries lobbying for Kosovo's UNESCO membership." "All this is not happening by coincidence because, over the past years, Serbia has been the most stable country in the region and the territory of the former Yugoslavia.

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  3. Daily publishes list revealing Thaci's 'death squad'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | B92

    Pristina-based daily Bota Sot has published "a list of members of the SHIK secret service that was controlled by the ruling PDK party after the war in Kosovo." This list is expected to serve as concrete evidence for the special court that will deal with war crimes committed during and after the war by the KLA , Serbia's state broadcaster RTS reported on Friday.

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  4. Moscow is regaining sway in the BalkansRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Economist

    ... accession to NATO. Russia called the claim "absurd". Russia also backs Serbia's refusal to recognise the secession of Kosovo in 2008. Hashim Thaci, Kosovo's president, says he fears Russian influence is growing (along with that of Islamists and ...

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  5. 5 Kosovo suspects charged with Turkish consulate attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WWSB

    A statement Thursday said the five suspects, identified only by their initials, have "endangered persons under international protection." The charges could result in up to 10 years' imprisonment.

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  6. Pristina 'blessed with alliance' with WashingtonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | B92

    Kosovo Assembly President Kadri Veseli has published a photo on Twitter of himself in the company of US President Donald Trump. "I expressed my deep gratitude to President Trump over US support for Kosovo.

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  7. 'Ivanovic, Europe's last political prisoner, should be free'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | B92

    Serbia is asking that Oliver Ivanovic is set free "instantly and completely," Office for Kosovo and Metohija Director Marko Djuric said on Wednesday. In a statement for Tanjug, Djuric described the Serb politician from northern Kosovo as "the last political prisoner in Europe."

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  8. NATO general: Troops will stay in Kosovo as long as neededRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | The Columbian

    PRISTINA, Kosovo - A senior NATO commander has assured Kosovo that the military alliance will maintain troops in the Balkan country "for as long as it's necessary." NATO's Supreme Allied Commander for Europe, Gen. 1 comment

  9. Thaci to Russia: 'Recognize Kosovo, make it easy on Serbia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | B92

    Hashim Thaci has asked Moscow to see beyond Serbia's interests when it consideres its "relations with Kosovo" and - "not to compare them with Crimea." "Russia should recognize Kosovo and in that way ease the burden that Serbia carries," Thaci, who serves as Kosovo's president, told a meeting of parliamentary foreign affairs committees taking place in Pristina.

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  10. Asiana Airlines' website hacked, briefly defacedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 20 | Korea Herald

    ... and a hateful message about the feud between Serbians and Albanians, as well as the Newborn Monument in Pristina, Kosovo, which was created to commemorate Kosovo's declaration of independence from Serbia. "I am sorry Asiana Airlines, but the world ...

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  11. Thaci appeals to Spain to recognize KosovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | B92

    In interview for the EFE agency, he said that Spain was "not Milosevic's Serbia, while Kosovo is not Catalonia or the Basque country." According to him, recognizing Kosovo "should not create any additional nationalist tensions in Spain, because parallels between the two cases can't be drawn."

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  12. Vucic foresees 'new turbulent times' ahead of SerbiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | B92

    ... turbulent times area head of us, Bosniaks (Bosnian Muslims) are seeking a revision of the ICJ ruling on genocide, (Kosovo President) Hashim Thaci is seeking UNESCO and Council of Europe entries, while many in Serbia can't wait for any sort of ...

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  13. Government offers guarantees for Oliver IvanovicRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | B92

    Thee government has given the EULEX mission in Kosovo guarantees for Oliver Ivanovic, the Office for Kosovo and Metohija announced on Monday. The guarantees state that the Serb politician from northern Kosovo "will be available to judicial authorities in case of repeated proceedings against him."

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  14. Bill Clinton brought to tears by Albanian waiterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 19 | Daily Mail

    ... you. If not for you, I wouldn't be alive today'. The waiter told them his harrowing tales of his time in war-torn Kosovo, a disputed borderland between Serbia and Albania. Bill and Hillary Clinton were dining at the New York City restaurant The ...

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  15. US Congress delegation in Kosovo to show bipartisan supportRead the original story

    Saturday Feb 18 | The Gazette

    A bipartisan delegation from the U.S. House of Representatives is visiting Kosovo to reiterate the strong support for the nation. In its two-day visit, the delegation led by Republican Peter Roskam will meet Kosovo's prime minister, Assembly speaker, lawmakers and civil society. 1 comment

  16. The day in photos: Feb. 17, 2017 0:0Read the original story

    Friday Feb 17 | New York Post

    ... is a popular form of entertainment during the winter season in Afghanistan as public matches are held every Friday. A Kosovo girl peers through a giant Kosovo flag during the celebration of the ninth anniversary of the independence in capital ...

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  17. Nikolic talks about Pristina and migrants; mum on electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | B92

    ... side is allowed not to implement agreements. "We expect and hope for fair and equal terms in further talks with (Kosovo) Albanians," Nikolic said during his meeting in Belgrade on Friday with Austrian Chancellor Christian Kern. Nikolic, as specified ...

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  18. [Opinion] Kosovo marks birthday amid isolation and nationalismRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 17 | EUobserver

    This Friday, on 17 February, Kosovo leaders will raise a glass to celebrate their achievements from nine years of independence, but many will not be there to cheer with them. While in many areas Kosovo's statehood has been strengthened, little has changed in the lives of ordinary people.

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  19. On this day: February 17Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | KXLY-TV Spokane

    ... such as "Guys Do It All the Time," "Ten Thousand Angels" and "A Girl's Gotta Do (What a Girl's Gotta Do)." 2008: Kosovo declares itself an independent state in defiance of Serbia and Russia. Over the following days, a number of countries, including ...

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  20. Celebrating Kosovo's independenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 16 | The Messenger

    Nine years ago today the small Republic of Kosovo declared its independence from Serbia. The consulate in Des Moines is hosting a reception for the occasion.

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