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Serbian foreign minister rejects U.S. call to choose between Russia and the West (Reuters

By   /  03/11/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

The largest of the states to emerge from the collapse of Yugoslavia in the 1990s, Orthodox Christian and Slavic Serbia has natural affinity with Moscow, but it is keen to join the European Union. This month, U.S. Deputy Assistant Secretary for European and Eurasian Affairs Hoyt Brian Yee told Belgrade it “cannot sit on two […]

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Serbia’s president eyes early parliamentary vote (Reuters)

By   /  31/10/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

BELGRADE (Reuters) – Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic is considering calling the third snap parliamentary elections since 2014 to further cement his Progressive Party’s (SNS) grip on power, he said late on Monday. Vucic, a ultranationalist firebrand during the Yugoslav wars of 1990s who a decade later has become committed to joining the European Union, said […]

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War criminal or role model? It’s a thin line in Serbia (Reuters)

By   /  20/10/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

In 2009, Serbian general Vladimir Lazarevic was convicted by a U.N. court of war crimes over the forced deportation of more than 700,000 ethnic Albanians during the 1989-99 Kosovo war. http://reut.rs/2gus9Bw  

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New Kosovo PM pledges dialogue with Serbia, graft fight (Reuters)

By   /  11/09/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s newly-elected prime minister, ex-guerilla commander Ramush Haradinaj, pledged on Saturday to maintain dialogue with a former foe Serbia and put an end to endemic corruption. http://reut.rs/2xrbzcS

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Kosovo Parties Sign Deal to Form Government, End Political Deadlock (Reuters)

By   /  05/09/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s center-right coalition led by the Democratic Party of Kosovo signed a deal on Monday with the small New Alliance for Kosovo party to form a government, ending nearly three months of political deadlock after an election on June 11. http://reut.rs/2gIwqB2

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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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Survivor of Kosovo massacre faces new challenge – in parliament (Reuters)

By   /  03/08/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s new parliament convenes on Thursday but what has become a matter of routine in the 18 years since the young country broke away from Serbia marks another milestone in a remarkable journey for one new member of the assembly. http://reut.rs/2vrYOgc

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EU nudges Balkans towards economic integration (Reuters)

By   /  13/07/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Bosnia boycotted a transport pact and Kosovo frustrated a European Union attempt to forge a customs union in the Balkans on Wednesday, at a summit that once again brought promises of accession but no firm timetable. http://reut.rs/2tLpRle

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Six Western Balkan states to create regional economic area with EBRD’s help (Reuters)

By   /  06/07/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Six Western Balkan countries are set to form a regional economic area, getting rid of trade barriers and harmonizing laws in order to attract more investment, the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development said on Wednesday. http://reut.rs/2tk4yr1

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Kosovo charges 9 men with plotting attacks at Albania-Israel World Cup match (Reuters)

By   /  15/06/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo prosecutors said on Wednesday they had charged nine Kosovar men with planning attacks at a World Cup soccer match in Albania against the visiting Israel team and its fans last November. http://reut.rs/2sdhpZN

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Lengthy coalition talks ahead for Kosovo, could delay reforms (Reuters)

By   /  13/06/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

Kosovo could be heading towards lengthy talks on forming a coalition government, delaying economic reforms, official preliminary results showed on Monday. Early elections were held on Sunday after the PDK-led government of Prime Minister Isa Mustafa, accused by the opposition of failing to meet pledges to improve the lives of young people, lost a no-confidence […]

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Kosovo centre-right coalition on course to win parliamentary vote (Reuters)

By   /  12/06/2017  /  International  /  No Comments

A coalition led by the ruling centre-right Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) came first in Kosovo’s snap parliamentary election on Sunday, but it will have to find a coalition partner to form a stable government, results based on a partial vote count showed. http://reut.rs/2rh0zMA

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