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BCSP: Three-quarters of surveyed citizens of Serbia supports dialogue with Pristina (Tanjug)

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Three-quarters of surveyed citizens of Serbia supports dialogue with Pristina, while only nine percent to stop this process, showed a survey by the Belgrade Centre for Security Policy (BCSP). According to the same study, which was carried out under the heading “Attitude of citizens of Serbia and security dialogue with Pristina,” the majority of citizens, […]

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Serbian Government sets up working group to open Pristina-Belgrade airline (Beta)

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The Serbian government has set up a working group to deal with the normalization of civilian air traffic over Kosovo, including the reestablishment of a direct flight between Belgrade and Pristina, the Ministry of Defense reported on Feb. 13. The working group will also focus on the recovery of a radar position in Kopaonik, to […]

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Mimoza Ahmetaj nominated for European Integration Minister (RTK)

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Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) has nominated Mimoza Ahmetaj to take on the vacant post of European Integration Minister. Ahmetaj was a PDK MP and later served as Kosovo’s ambassador to Belgium and more recently to Slovenia.

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Thaci: Not easy being a journalist in Kosovo (Telegrafi)

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President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaci, said today at a conference organised by the OSCE that journalism in Kosovo may not be the oldest in the region but it is definitely one of the bravest. He said that although often faced with pressure, intimidation and even death, journalists in Kosovo have never ceased to seek the […]

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Assembly fails to adopt resolution on the north (Koha)

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Assembly of Kosovo has failed to pass a resolution on the latest situation in the north of Kosovo. The draft resolution, sponsored by Vetevendosje, was not voted for the lack of quorum.

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Government of Kosovo pledges to launch health insurance premiums in July (Lajmi)

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Prime Minister of Kosovo, Isa Mustafa, said today at the Assembly that healthcare and education are among the top priorities of his government and that investments in these areas will increase in the coming period. Mustafa said the government of Kosovo was planning to launch health insurance early this year but considered more preparations were […]

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Hiding in Plain Sight – Kosovo’s Protected Witnesses (Balkan Insight)

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A new court faces old problems in protecting witnesses to a dark chapter in Kosovo’s fight for freedom. http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/hiding-in-plain-sight-kosovo-s-protected-witnesses-02-13-2017

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Kosovo To Form Truth Commission To Help Reconcile Ethnic-Albanian, Serb Communities (RFE)

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Kosovar President Hashim Thaci has announced plans to establish a truth and reconciliation commission to help reconcile Kosovo’s ethnic-Albanian majority and Serb minority. http://www.rferl.org/a/kosovo-truth-commission-thaci-conflict-serbs-albanians/28307654.html

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Kosovo to form truth commission as wounds from 1998-99 war fester (Reuters)

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President Hashim Thaci announced on Monday plans for a Truth Commission to help reconcile Kosovo’s ethnic-Albanian majority and Serb minority, as allegations of atrocities committed during the 1998-99 Kosovo war continue to scar relations. http://uk.reuters.com/article/uk-kosovo-president-commission-idUKKBN15S1U5

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UNMIK Headlines 14 February

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• President Thaci sets up Truth and Reconciliation Commission (media)
• Veseli assures U.S. official that border demarcation will be ratified (dailies)
• Lekaj: Plans to pass demarcation deal while Haradinaj is away (Telegrafi)
• Rasic suggests Serbian List could end boycott soon (RTK)
• KP director denies presence of armed men in the north (Kosova Sot)
• Lawsuit filed against PDK MP Shukri Buja and 8 Lipjan officials (Koha)
• Government playing “games of millions” with war veterans (Koha)

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Kosovo-Shot Refugee Film Wins British Award (Balkan Insight)

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‘Home’, a drama shot in Kosovo about a British family forced by war to become refugees, won the best short film prize at the British Academy of Film and Television Arts awards. http://www.balkaninsight.com/en/article/kosovo-uk-short-film-wins-bafta-awards-02-13-2017

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Air quality in Pristina unhealthy, cold winter bites (Reuters)

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As the coldest winter in a decade swept through the Western Balkans, air pollution in Pristina caused by ailing power plants rose to unhealthy levels that were sometimes worse than those found in Beijing. http://www.reuters.com/article/us-balkans-pollution-kosovo-idUSKBN15S1MC

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