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Former Kosovo PM Bajram Rexhepi dies (media)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Most of the media reported today that Bajram Rexhepi, the first elected Prime Minister of Kosovo, has died at the age of 63 in a hospital in Turkey, after suffering a stroke earlier this year. Kosovo’s President Hashim Thaci, Acting Prime Minister Isa Mustafa, many political and institutional leaders, the U.S. Ambassador to Kosovo Greg […]

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17 political entities applied so far for local elections (media)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

Political parties have one more day to submit their lists with the names of the candidates for municipal mayors and municipal assemblies for 22 October local elections. However, in order to be certified, the political parties need to pay the fines set by the Election Complaints and Appeals Panel. So far, only the Serbian List […]

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Kosovo Parties Gear Up For October Local Elections (Euroasia Review)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Although the local election campaign has yet to start, the opposition Vetevendosje party has already named most of its candidates for mayoral seats. In a bid to repeat the success it had in the June general elections, when it came in second place, Kosovo’s opposition Vetevendosje movement has announced the names of its mayoral candidates […]

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Kosovo’s election deadlock blocks funds, recognition (Euroactiv)

By   /  21/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s failure to establish a government two months after an election is stalling its bids for greater international recognition and blocking funds for the poverty-stricken country. A coalition led by President Hashim Thaci’s PDK party – itself in power since 2007 – topped early parliamentary polls held on 11 June, but the alliance did not […]

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Former Kosovo PM Rexhepi Dies in Turkey

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Bajram Rexhepi, the first elected Prime Minister of Kosovo, has died in a hospital in Turkey after suffering a stroke earlier this year. Bajram Rexhepi, the first elected Prime Minister of Kosovo following the 1999 war of independence, died on Monday at the age of 63 in a hospital in Turkey, where he had been […]

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UNMIK Headlines 21 August

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• Interpol to be postponed for another year (Koha Ditore)
• AKR requests from Pacolli to find solution outside LAA (Koha Ditore)
• Ymeri: PAN continues to block Kosovo (Koha Ditore)
• CEC: Deadline to apply for local elections on Tuesday (media)
• Sejdiu: I will not vote for PAN coalition (Lajmi.net)
• Brnabic: It is important that dialogue for Kosovo has started (media)

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UNMIK Headlines 19 August

By   /  19/08/2017  /  UNMIK Media Reports  /  No Comments

• Haziri: LDK to consider Kurti’s proposal (RTK)
• Mustafa: Kosovo needs government with Albanian majority (Gazeta Metro)
• Makolli: Pacolli’s ultimatum intended unification of opposition (Zeri)
• Kosovo to sign petition for membership at UNESCO (media)
• Serwer: Government with 61 votes is not a stability formula (Zeri)
• Rame Buja resigns from PDK (media)

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Kosovo Montenegrins welcome Citaku’s speech at Un SC (RTK)

By   /  18/08/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The Association of Montenegrins in Kosovo welcomed through a press release the speech of the Ambassador of Kosovo to the United States, Vlora Citaku, held during the quarterly report at the UN Security Council. “The words of the Ambassador of Kosovo to America, Vlora Citaku, held at the UN Security Council, that Kosovo is an […]

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UN Warns Kosovo That Political Stalemate Is Harming Economy, Social Opportunities

By   /  18/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

The United Nations says the failure by Kosovo lawmakers to form a government more than two months after elections is causing the country to miss out on “important” economic and social opportunities. The head of the UN mission in Kosovo, Zahir Tanin, said on August 16 that the deadlock sparked by an inconclusive June 11 […]

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UNMIK Headlines 18 August

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Pacolli postpones the ultimatum (Koha Ditore)
Delawie to MPs: Find a solution, do not argue pointlessly (Klan Kosova)
PAN: Next week, crucial for creation of institutions (Epoka e Re)
Abdixhiku: LDK does not accept any ultimatum (Zeri)
Buja: I did not have other solution but to leave PDK (Epoka e Re)
SRSG Zahir Tanin condemns the attack against Parim Olluri (Insajderi)
Kosovo leaders condemn terrorist attack in Barcelona (media)
 

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Beating of Kosovo journalist was attack on media freedom: OSCE (Reuters)

By   /  17/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

PRISTINA (Reuters) – An international watchdog has condemned the beating of a Kosovo journalist known for his reports on corruption, calling it “an attack against freedom of media”. Parim Olluri, whose news website Insajderi has become one of the leading online media reporting allegations of corruption among Kosovo’s top officials, was beaten by unknown assailants […]

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Makolli: There is no PAN-AKR agreement, we stay loyal to LAA (RTK)

By   /  17/08/2017  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  No Comments

The general secretary of the New Kosovo Alliance (AKR), Vesel Makolli, said today that his party has not reached and is not expected to reach any agreement with the PAN coalition. He said that AKR intends to remain loyal to its coalition with the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK). Makolli added that the ten day […]

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