Kosovo Newswire

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  1. Merkel: Western Balkan States Have Good Prospects to Join EURead the original story w/Photo

    11 min ago | Sofia News Agency

    ... Prime Minister to Albania in May of this year. During his meeting with Rama the two leaders agreed to disagree on Kosovo and sought closer cooperation between their countries. Merkel also said that Albania and Serbia were working very actively to ...

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  2. U.S. ambassador on Kosovo talks: It takes two to tangoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | B92

    U.S. Ambassador to Serbia Michael Kirby said on Friday that the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina requires compromise because "it takes two to tango". Asked to commenting on the Brussels dialogue in light of German Chancellor Angela Merkel's "latest messages about compromise," Kirby stated for Tanjug: "Serbia is working with Kosovo because they both want a European path and Merkel is not telling them to decide this or that, she is merely saying to sit and talk to each other.

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  3. Rabbi, peers join Kosovo interfaith parley NEWRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | New Jersey Jewish News

    hen Rabbi Josh Stanton proposed traveling with a group of twenty-somethings to Pristina, Kosovo, for the fourth annual International Interfaith Conference, Stephanie Ball, 24, a graduate of Cornell University who works at a social media startup, ...

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  4. Thaci's MPs 'won't change position' on special courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 17 | B92

    ... and Isa Mustafa's trip to Berlin was to prepare to once again introduce a bill on constitutional amendments to the Kosovo assembly, that, if passed, would allow the adoption of a law on the establishment of a special court. The Kosovo assembly last ...

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  5. Greek crisis poses questions for Kosovo and MontenegroRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | EUobserver

    ... the Yugoslav dinar, due to hyperinflation, in the 1990s for the deutschmark. Then the deutschmark ceased to be. Kosovo's finance minister, Avdullah Hoti, told EUobserver: "We don't expect any immediate risks coming from a potential exit of Greece ...

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  6. German envoy 'fairly certain' there are no new conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | B92

    ... the Brussels agreement and then the opening of (EU membership negotiations) chapters," said Wilhelm. Asked "whether Kosovo is a condition for Serbia's entry into the European Union," Wilhelm said that "normalization of relations" between Belgrade ...

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  7. Latest EU-Facilitated Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue Fails to Reach AgreementRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 30 | Sofia News Agency

    As had been agreed last week, Mogherini reconvened a meeting of the high-level dialogue for normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina on Monday. After sixteen hours of talks between Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic and his Kosovo counterpart Isa Mustafa , the two sides failed to reach final political agreement.

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  8. Kosovo vs. Iranians and ISISRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 30 | The Weekly Standard

    ... 24, as reported by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN), a foreign-funded news agency, the government of Kosovo sent police to raid the offices of five Iranian-controlled non-governmental organizations in the Balkan country. Kosovo ...

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  9. Dacic: Dialogue has no alternativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | B92

    Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic says Serbia's approach to the dialogue with Pristina will continue to be constructive despite the lack of agreement on Monday. "We are aware of how important the normalization process is for the European integration of Serbia," Dacic said ahead of the meeting held at the EP headquarters in Brussels, adding that Germany insists that Chapter 35, relating to Kosovo, is the first to be opened.

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  10. Merkel calls on Belgrade and Pristina 'to reach compromise'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | B92

    Angela Merkel has called on Belgrade and Pristina to reach compromise, stressing that only progress in their dialogue would bring them closer to the EU. "It's time to achieve compromise," the German chancellor has been quoted as saying during a joint news conference with Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa in Berlin.

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  11. Nobody is prouder of CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | Prince George Citizen

    ... Barbershop, at 770 Fort, Visar and Artor Gashi have their own refugee tale. Forcibly expelled from their native Kosovo during the war with Serbia in 1999, they built a life here after being plucked from a camp in Macedonia. Their owners have little ...

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  12. Kosovo talks: No agreement after 17 hours of negotiationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | B92

    ... said he "could not answer" but was willing to "personally assume all the responsibility and all the consequences." Kosovo Prime Minister Isa Mustafa told reporters that progress has been made in connection with the SZO and telecommunications, but ...

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  13. Mogherini: Text of two agreements finalizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | B92

    Federica Mogherini said early on Tuesday after another round of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue that the text of two agreements has been finalized. In a statement released after the meeting, she said that the text of two agreements was finalized - "on principles of the establishment of the Association/Community of Serb majority municipalities in Kosovo and on the implementation arrangements in the field of telecoms."

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  14. 'Outcome of Kosovo talks suits extremists'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 29 | B92

    ... Belgrade-based TV Pink that such an outcome of the talks "suits only extremists, who make up for a great part of the Kosovo political arena," and added that the Albanian side is "playing for time." He noted that the community of Serb municipalities ...

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  15. Serbia urges UN to establish court for KLA crimesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | B92

    Marko Djuric says Serbia wants the UN to set up "a special international court or tribunal to prosecute crimes of the terrorist Kosovo Liberation Army ." "I expect all states, and especially the UN Security Council members, to support the establishment of an international court or tribunal that would investigate the crimes committed by the KLA," the director of the Serbian Government Office for Kosovo on late on Friday during an extraordinary press conference.

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  16. Ahead of talks, PM 'not happy about violation of agreements'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | B92

    ... -facilitated negotiations with Pristina by Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and head of the Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija Marko Djuric.

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  17. Rita Ora's family affairRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 28 | DurhamRegion.com

    The 'I Will Never Let You Down' hitmaker - whose older sister Elena already works as part of her management team - has recruited her parents Vera and Besnik SahatA iu to help her manage her A 6 million fortune. The star's brother Don and sister Elena have also been hired by the 'Black Widow' hitmaker to help her make investments in property and steady firms.

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  18. US warns Kosovo of consequences after failed war crimes voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | Erie Times News

    "' The United States says it won't block Russia's attempts to establish a U.N. tribunal to investigate allegations that Kosovo's ethnic Albanian wartime leaders killed hundreds of Serbs civilians after the country's lawmakers rejected amendments to the constitution to allow a Western-backed court deal with the claims. The U.S. Embassy in Kosovo said in a statement on Saturday it was "deeply disappointed" by Friday's vote.

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  19. Kosovo fails to amend constitution on warcrime courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 27 | The Peninsula

    Kosovo's parliament on Friday failed to adopt constitutional amendments needed for the creation of a special court that would handle war crimes allegedly committed by former ethnic Albanian guerrillas. Only 75 lawmakers in the 120-seat parliament supported the amendments that would have allowed the establishment of the court dealing with accusations for war crimes committed during and after the 1998-1999 Kosovo war.

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  20. Kosovo fails to pave way for war crimes...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 26 | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    Kosovo's Parliament has failed to pass constitutional amendments that would allow the establishment of a special court to prosecute war crimes including the killing of hundreds of Serb civilians. In a major blow to relations between Kosovo and its main international backer, the United States, the 120-seat legislature voted 75-7 on Friday in favor of the amendments.

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