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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 13

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• Macron gets Thaci and Vucic together in Paris (media)
• President Thaci’s interview for Radio Free Europe
• Vetevendosje appeals ECAP decision before the Supreme Court (media)
• Simic: Constitutionally, Serbian List needs to be part of government (Telegrafi)
• Kosovo’s foreign ministry rejects Ghana’s derecognition (media)
• Montenegro rejects Mini-Schengen idea (Koha Ditore)
• Pacolli: We will not accept a Russian rapporteur for Kosovo (Kallxo/Telegrafi)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 28, 2019

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• ECAP to decide today on Diaspora votes (media)
• VV-LDK continue coalition negotiations (Kosovapress)
• Kurti: There will be no obstacle that will not be overcome with LDK (RTK)
• “There is no obstacle on establishing new government” (Epoka e Re)
• Kurti: There will be talks with Serbia but under clear guidelines (Zeri/Epoka)
• UK wants to postpone UN Security Council session on Kosovo (Klan Kosova)
• Palmer to visit Kosovo this week? (Gazeta Sinjali/Klan Kosova)
• “Kosovo to lift tax, Serbia to ensure favourable climate for talks” (Indeksonline)
• Dacic says independence of Kosovo is “dead” (Lajmi/Zeri)
• Ramadani: Russia and Serbia are threatening Balkans (Epoka e Re)
• Protest in New York will demand justice for sexual violence victims (RTV21/Kallxo)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 26

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• CEC: Announcement of final results depends on ECAP (RTK)
• Vetevendosje leader Kurti meets Albanian PM Rama in Tirana (KP/Koha)
• Thaci: Peace in region depends on peace between Kosovo and Serbia (media)
• Kurti: Agreements with Serbia need to be reviewed (EO/Koha)
• Osmani: LDK, VV will not discuss land swap with Serbia (VOA/Klan)
• Serbian List: Joining Kosovo government not a priority (Zeri)
• German Ambassador Heldt’s interview to Gazeta Express

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, October 22, 2019

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• Vote counting expected to end by week’s end (media)
• Kurti gives interview to Syri TV, talks about agreement with Serbia
• LVV and LDK working groups to meet tomorrow (Zeri)
• Kurti: We will reduce power to strengthen the country (Koha)
• Haradinaj: Albin Kurti is a good deceiver (Telegrafi/Klan)
• More former KLA officials summoned by Specialist Chambers (media)
• Haradinaj convinced that visas will be removed before the New Year (Epoka)
• Foreign service appointments continue during transitional period (Koha)
• Nick Giacobbe nominated U.S. Deputy Ambassador to Kosovo (media)

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Childhood interrupted: a story from Plemetin (Prishtina Insight)

By   /  17/10/2019  /  Development/Humanitarian  /  Comments Off on Childhood interrupted: a story from Plemetin (Prishtina Insight)

As we mark International Children’s Day, many of Kosovo’s Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian youth continue to live in miserable conditions, plagued by food, education and healthcare shortages with no social or institutional care in sight. The five children of the Mekolli family from Plemetin village in Obiliq will not join the June 1 celebrations for […]

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Kurti meets in London British MPs (media)

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A delegation from Vetevendosje headed by leader Albin Kurti is on a two-day visit to United Kingdom and attended a dinner at the British Parliament hosted by the all-party parliamentary group on Kosovo, MPs John Grogan and Martin Vickers. “In a warm and friendly atmosphere we exchanged thoughts and ideas about the socio-economic, political and […]

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Media outlets report Minister Tahiri has been called by Specialist Chambers

By   /  16/10/2019  /  Articles from Kosovo media  /  Comments Off on Media outlets report Minister Tahiri has been called by Specialist Chambers

RTV Dukagjini reported quoting what it said were reliable sources that Kosovo’s acting Minister of Justice, Abelard Tahiri, has been called by the Specialist Chambers and is expected to travel to The Hague by the end of the month. Several media outlets, including Klan Kosova, Gazeta Express and Lajmi are meanwhile reporting that Tahiri neither […]

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Kurti meets Demiri from VAKAT coalition (media)

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Vetevendosje leader Albin Kurti met today Rasim Demiri from VAKAT, coalition of Bosniak political parties, and commended him on the election result saying the party stands to get two seats at the Kosovo Assembly. “Met Mr. Rasim Demiri today and congratulated one another on the success. We spoke about the election process, the position of […]

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Tahiri: Justice Ministry has not received expertise on Astrit Dehari case (media)

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Acting Justice Minister of Kosovo Abelard Tahiri has issued a statement rejecting claims that the ministry has received final report from a Swiss forensic institute on the Astrit Dehari’s death at the Prizren detention centre in 2016. Tahiri said that the allegations made by Dehari family attorney, Tome Gashi, that the Ministry of Justice has […]

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Joseph: White House believes Grenell will convince Germany on land swap idea (RFE)

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Edward Joseph, U.S. analyst, told Radio Free Europe that the appointment of Richard Grenell as special envoy for Kosovo-Serbia peace negotiations is an indicator that the White House believes it can convince Germany to support the land swap idea. “It is both positive and concerning. Positive because each U.S. administration that shows increased interest in […]

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Serbia’s Interior Minister: Kosovo’s membership will divide Interpol (N1)

By   /  09/10/2019  /  Serb. Monitoring  /  Comments Off on Serbia’s Interior Minister: Kosovo’s membership will divide Interpol (N1)

A decision on Kosovo’s membership in Interpol would split this international organisation, Nebojsa Stefanovic, Serbia’s Interior Minister, told the Conference on National Security in Belgrade on Wednesday, N1 reported. He added that the Interpol General Assembly due next week in Chile was one of the biggest challenges for Serbia. Last November, Kosovo did not become […]

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Surroi: The name of the change (Koha Ditore)

By   /  09/10/2019  /  Opinions  /  Comments Off on Surroi: The name of the change (Koha Ditore)

“LVV and LDK face only one alternative: making this country normal or leaving it the way it is,” writes publicist Veton Surroi in an opinion piece published in Koha Ditore today. Surroi says that an unusual day dawned in Kosovo on Monday, a day after early parliamentary elections: “This day had something more than what […]

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