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Sexual violence survivor files lawsuit with Special Prosecution (Express)

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The news website reports that Shyhrete Tahiri – Sylejmani, a survivor of sexual violence from the war in Kosovo, has filed a lawsuit at the Special Prosecution of Kosovo today demanding justice. “I am here with you today to share the pain I have in my soul. I represent all the mothers, brothers and daughters […]

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CDHRF: Trajkovic’s statement is ill-willed and concerning (media)

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The Pristina-based Council for the Defense of Human Rights and Freedoms (CDHRF) has issued a reaction to a recent statement by former Kosovo MP Rada Trajkovic who claimed that the lives of LDK and Vetevendosje candidates for Prime Minister, Vjosa Osmani and Albin Kurti, could be in danger, news websites report. The CDHRF said Trajkovic’s […]

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UNMIK Headlines 14 October

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• Prosecution to investigate suspected poisoning from postal votes from Serbia (media)
• Diaspora votes to be transferred today at the ballot counting center (RTK)
• Brnabic: Pristina wants its own Serbs in government (Klan)
• Kurti meets Rasic, discuss election process (Epoka)
• Kosovo – Serbia dialogue, a topic of discussion in Belgrade (Koha)
• Selimi: Whole dialogue process was a mistake (Epoka)
• Palokaj: Kosovo no longer needs a Ministry of European Integration (Koha)

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UNMIK Headlines 12 October

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Kurti: Land swap project has failed, but the idea is not dead (media)
VV and LDK expert teams begin talks (Indeksonline)
Kurti: I want Albania to see Serbia with Kosovo’s eyes (media)
Minority communities willing to cooperate with Kurti (Lajmi)
Hasani: Failure to include Serbian List in government could destabilise Kosovo (ekonomiaonline)

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“Message from Washington: Form government and resume dialogue ASAP” (Telegrafi)

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The news website reports that following U.S. President’s special envoy for Kosovo – Serbia negotiations, Richard Grenell, visits to Pristina and Belgrade, the U.S. Embassy to Kosovo issued a press release calling on both sides to work closely and quickly with an eye toward the future. Political commentators in Pristina said the message from Washington […]

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“Message from Washington: Form government and resume dialogue ASAP” (Telegrafi)

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The news website reports that following U.S. President’s special envoy for Kosovo – Serbia negotiations, Richard Grenell, visits to Pristina and Belgrade, the U.S. Embassy to Kosovo issued a press release calling on both sides to work closely and quickly with an eye toward the future. Political commentators in Pristina said the message from Washington is […]

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Selimi: We won’t cooperate with Serbian List (ekonomiaonline)

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Rexhep Selimi, member of the Vetevendosje Movement which won the highest number of votes in the snap parliamentary elections, said in an interview to the news website today that people voted for change and trusted Vetevendosje. “The citizens of Kosovo brought about the change, and not because they did not want this to happen earlier, […]

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Kurti: I will lead the dialogue, not the President (Radio Free Europe)

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Albin Kurti, leader of the Vetevendosje Movement which won the highest number of votes in Sunday’s snap parliamentary elections, said in interview to the news agency that he would lead the political dialogue with Serbia and that the President can no longer lead the process. Asked on the meeting with LDK leader Isa Mustafa and […]

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Bundestag delegation to meet leaders of political parties after elections (Lajmi)

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The news website reports that a delegation from the German Bundestag will meet leaders of political parties in Kosovo, after Sunday’s early parliamentary elections. The German Ambassador to Kosovo, Christian Heldt tweeted on Thursday evening: “Intense 24h so far with @Bundestag delegation subcommittee civil crisis prevention meeting politics, civil society, international presence in #Kosovo. First […]

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UNMIK Headlines 11 October

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• Kurti: We will govern with LDK, our teams to harmonise the program (media)
• Vetevendosje and LDK agree to govern together (RTK)
• Vetevendosje and LDK teams to meet today (RTK)
• Special envoy Grenell on initial meetings in Pristina and Belgrade (media)
• Grenell to Vucic: Closer and swifter cooperation with Pristina (RTK)
• Hahn proposes “conclave” for solution between Kosovo and Serbia (Koha)
• Haradinaj says Germany doesn’t support border changes (media)
• Kurti meets Swiss Ambassador, informs him on new government priorities (RTK)
• Kurti hosts meeting Finish Ambassador to Kosovo, Pia Stjernvall (media)
• NISMA leader Limaj calls for a Kosovo-wide vote recount (Epoka)
• Thaci: Nobel Prize decision brought immense pain to countless victims (RTK)
• Kosovo marks International Day of the Girl Child (media)
• Pride Parade in Pristina concludes with a concert (media)

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Vetevendosje and LDK with positive signs on forming new government (RFE)

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Unlike previous parliamentary elections when there were delays in forming the new central institutions in Kosovo, political commentators in Pristina predict that there won’t be such delays after the October 6 early parliamentary elections, the news agency reports. Based on the preliminary election results, the Vetevendosje Movement and the Democratic League of Kosovo, which won […]

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Haradinaj says Germany doesn’t support border changes (media)

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Kosovo’s outgoing Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, said today after meeting a delegation from the German Bundestag that Berlin does not support any idea for border changes between Kosovo and Serbia, several news websites report. Haradinaj wrote in a Facebook post that he thanked Germany for their support for visa liberalisation for Kosovo and their position […]

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