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Egyptian community seeks equal treatment in Kosovo (Koha)

By   /  23/06/2017  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  No Comments

Representatives of the Egyptian community in Kosovo organized a peaceful protest today in front of the government building demanding equal treatment in the Kosovo society. Holding placards saying: “We want jobs, not social schemes”, “We want justice”, Egyptian community expressed discontent with the treatment its members receive in Kosovo. The protest was organized as part […]

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Veseli: New government in July, we will discuss coalitions with parties not individuals (EO)

By   /  23/06/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

In an interview to Ekonomia Online, leader of the Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK), Kadri Veseli, said the winning coalition has a constitutional right to form the new government and that a possible deadlock serves no one’s interests in Kosovo. “Once results are certified, very soon, in the first half of July, we expect to […]

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Serb man from Mitrovica indicted on war crimes charges (Telegrafi)

By   /  23/06/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution has indicted today a Serb man from Mitrovica on suspicion of having been involved in crimes against civilian population in Vushtrri/Vucitrn. The accused is alleged to have been part of Serbian police reserve units operating in the region of Vushtrri/Vucitrn and for killing a 13-year-old Albanian boy in 1999. The accused is […]

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OSCE Broadcast 22 June

By   /  23/06/2017  /  OSCE broadcast report  /  No Comments

• Kosovo Serb media not invited to roundtable on threats against journalists (RTK2)
• Hoti: We will not block forming of institutions (Most monitored broadcasters, KTV)
• PDK, AAK: Result of June 11 elections will not be reflected on local ones (KTV)
• Petrovic blames Belgrade for his poor election result (RTK1)
• Klokot/Kllokot deputy mayor doesn’t recognise his institutions (Klan Kosova)
• Mogherini and Hahn write to Hoxhaj: Kosovo’s future is in EU (Most monitored broadcasters, KTV)
• “Mothers’ Call” against Resource Centre for Missing Persons (KTV)
• Relations between Serbs and Albanians better, CRDP research finds (RTK2)

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UNMIK Headlines 23 June

By   /  23/06/2017  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  No Comments

Daka believes certification of elections will conclude this month (Express)
Quint wants a government with stable majority (Zeri)
Main Kosovo parties refuse to give speaker’s post to Serbian List (Zeri)
Mogherini and Hahn write to Hoxhaj (Epoka)
Trump with first decision on Balkans: extends “black list” (Bota)
Northern municipalities still not integrated into Kosovo system (Koha Ditore)

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Hoti: LDK will not block Kosovo institutions (Klan Kosova)

By   /  22/06/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Avdullah Hoti, candidate for prime minister from the LDK-AKR-Alternativa coalition said the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) would not block the forming of the new government of Kosovo and called on the Central Election Commission to be more efficient in finalizing the electoral process. In a Facebook post, Hoti said the LDK would respect the […]

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Visa Rejection Frustrates Kosovo’s Tennis Stars (Balkan Insight)

By   /  22/06/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Moldova’s refusal to give Kosovo tennis players visas to play in the Fed Cup is only the latest disappointment suffered by the country’s athletes – the result of continued disputes over Kosovo’s statehood. http://bit.ly/2sEy1tw

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MCC allocates USD 50 million for Kosovo (Koha/RTK)

By   /  22/06/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, announced that the U.S.’s Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) has allocated USD 50 million that will go towards economic growth in Kosovo. According to Thaci, the funds given to the Kosovo Threshold Program are the biggest than for any other country and this, he said, shows the U.S. unwavering support for […]

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Kosovo LDK Demand PM’s Post to Join Coalition (Balkan Insight)

By   /  22/06/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

After the opposition Vetevendojse movement invited the LDK to join a coalition, acting PM Isa Mustafa said the LDK’s condition for entering any coalition was holding the PM’s post. http://bit.ly/2rYrTdR

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President Thaci announces local elections date (RTK)

By   /  21/06/2017  /  Story of the day  /  No Comments

President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, announced 22 October as the local elections date. Thaci took the decision after consultations with political parties and instructed the Central Election Commission to undertake all necessary actions to organise the electoral process.

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Vetevendosje invites LDK to dialogue prior to certification of election results (Koha)

By   /  21/06/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Vetevendosje leader, Visar Ymeri, has invited the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) to join talks for forming the new government of Kosovo. In a Facebook post, Ymeri wrote that 11 June elections marked a turning point in Kosovo’s political landscape and that no one has the right to disregard the will of the people. “Let […]

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Senior Kosovo Ex-Guerrillas’ Supreme Court Appeal Opens (Balkan Insight)

By   /  21/06/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Former senior Kosovo Liberation Army members Sylejman Selimi and Sami Lushtaku’s appeal against their conviction for war crimes against civilian prisoners began at the country’s Supreme Court. http://bit.ly/2sURrx4

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