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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 27

By   7 hours ago

COVID – 19: 827 new cases, 19 deaths (media)
Hoti: Decision on visits in accordance with circumstances (media)
Lajcak criticises Kosovo for blocking Vucic’s visit (Balkan Insight)
Kosovo Foreign Minister responds to Lajcak (media)
“Visits by Serbian officials, without facing past, cannot be welcome” (media)
MP Haradinaj: No visits while stepping on mass graves of Albanians (media)
Constitutional Chamber rejects Thaci’s proposed amendments (media)
Kurti tells EU: Kosovo needs new elections before new President (media)
Vetevendosje will try to block Deputy PM from attending Assembly (media)
Report on Russian influence in Kosovo (Telegrafi)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 26

By   1 day ago

• COVID-19: 704 new cases, nine deaths (media)
• Osmani repeals appointment of four Kosovo consuls (media)
• “We are moving speedily towards implementation of Washington agreement” (media)
• “Vucic will not be allowed to enter Kosovo until Serbia apologises” (Express)
• Petkovic reacts to Minister Haradinaj’s banning Vucic’s visit (RTK)
• Kosovo won’t let Serb officials in, wants genocide apology (The Washington Post)
• Belgrade gives permission: Exhumation of Albanian bodies next week (RTK)
• Abbott: 1,133 Kosovar children killed or still missing deserve justice (Express)
• Haziri: Relations with Osmani can be improved (Koha)
• No room for gender-based violence in Kosovo, leaders say (media)
• Former EULEX judge wants to reveal ‘wrongdoings’ to Kosovo Assembly (Prishtina Insight)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 25

By   2 days ago

• COVID-19: 676 new cases, 15 deaths (media)
• Hoti announces new package of €182 million for economic recovery (media)
• Muhaxheri: Government has votes to pass economic recovery bill (media)
• Kosovars trust Kosovo Security Force the most, research shows (media)
• Haradinaj: We were close to an agreement with Thaci and Veseli (media)
• Agreement with Decan Monastery; road to be used for local traffic only (Koha)
• Surroi: New elections within three months (Klan Kosova)
• Hoxhaj meets Norway’s Special Representative for Western Balkans (media)
• Ambassador Kosnett holds virtual meeting with AAK leader Haradinaj (media)
• MP Haxhi Shala’s son appointed general consul in Prague (Koha)
• Appointment of Haxhi Shala’s son to diplomatic post sparks reactions (media)
• Campaign for elimination of violence against women to kick off (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 24

By   3 days ago

• COVID-19: 645 new cases, 12 deaths (media)
• Hoti warns of stricter measures, decision late this week (Indeksonline)
• Zemaj: Three options available for securing COVID-19 vaccine (Telegrafi)
• Osmani: EU should ask Serbia not Kosovo to amend its Constitution (media)
• AAK’s Haxhiu: Haradinaj should be President of Kosovo (media)
• Source: Belgrade delegation didn’t ask permit for visit to Kosovo (Klan/Express)
• Kosnett and Kurti discuss situation in Kosovo (media)
• Kosnett has virtual meeting with Hoxhaj (media)
• MP Adem Hoxha joins Serbian List (media)
• Specialist Chambers judge extends detention for Salih Mustafa (Koha)
• Kosovo, deputy PM faces public backlash over remarks on missing people (Euronews Albania)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 23

By   4 days ago

• COVID-19: 707 new cases, 10 deaths (media)
• Health Minister: Citizens must change their behavior (media)
• “Healthcare workers, elderly and people with chronic illnesses to have priority” (media)
• Hoti backed down from negotiations on Association/Community (Koha)
• Kosovo, Albania condemn deletion of Albanian residents’ addresses in Presevo (media)
• Serbian delegation refused permission to visit Kosovo (media)
• Osmani terminates mandate of Serbian List’s representative to CEC (media)
• Emini: The Hoti show must not go on (Prishtina Insight)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 21

By   6 days ago

COVID – 19: 15 deaths, 875 new cases (media)
Ministry announces new measures: 18 municipalities in red zone (media)
Bislimi: Haradinaj has grip on partners of ruling coalition (Kosovapress)
Daut Haradinaj: Kosovo needs a president like Ramush Haradinaj (media)
“Government doesn’t want to secure votes for economic recovery bill” (media)
“Arrest, deportation of Turkish nationals from Kosovo, human rights violation”

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 20

By   1 week ago

• COVID – 19: 15 deaths, 875 new cases (media)
• Prishtina Mayor proposes Kosovo-wide lockdown for one week (media)
• OSCE trains Kosovo teachers on stress management during COVID-19 (media)
• PM Hoti on video conference with French President Macron (media)
• Kurti: Situation will change radically after the new elections (Kallxo)
• Haliti: PDK should join the government; PDK to propose new President (RTK)
• Lajcak: Kosovo – Serbia agreement must be acceptable for EU and region (KTV)
• Pacolli calls on Rama to lead national effort against Dick Marty report (media)
• “Prosecutor filed indictment against Nasim Haradinaj and Hysni Gucati” (media)
• CEC will ask President’s Office to decide on Nenad Rikalo (media)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 19

By   1 week ago

• COVID – 19: 720 new cases, 11 deaths (media)
• Kosovo Assembly to meet today, Hoti to face two interpellations (media)
• Minister: A government that fails to pass economic recovery bill, must go (Kallxo)
• “Serbia deliberately concealing truth of genocide committed in Kosovo” (media)
• “Anyone who commits war crimes should be brought to justice” (media)
• Haziri: Time has come for LDK to get President post (Express)
• Osmani: Women participation in dialogue, necessary and smart decision (media)
• Poll: 66% of citizens think new elections would bring political stability (Telegrafi)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 18

By   1 week ago

• COVID – 19: 17 deaths, 764 new cases (media)
• Hoti on the burned banner: We must be calm (RTK)
• SPO session for Thaci, Veseli and the others, today (media)
• Hoti to Kurti: You know that there is legal basis for protection of the accused (RTK)
• Kosovo’s acting President tests positive for coronavirus (Express)
• Haradinaj in Berlin, seeks help on liberalization of visas for Kosovo (Express)
• Hoxhaj: Mass graves opening in Serbia, EU remains silent (RTK)
• Haxhiu: PDK is flirting to become part of the government (RTK)
• Krasniqi: Kurti is not honest while calling for protection of KLA leaders (media)
• Suspected mass grave of Kosovo war victims found in Serbia (Prishtina Insight)

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UNMIK Media Observer, Morning Edition, November 17

By   1 week ago

• COVID – 19: 11 deaths, 688 new cases (media)
• Mustafa: Let’s find an independent candidate for Kosovo President (RTV21)
• Hoti: We will soon start consultations on post of Kosovo President (media)
• Vetevendosje calls for elections: Government must be dismissed ASAP (media)
• Haziri: If we don’t agree on President post, we go to new elections (Gazeta Blic)
• Hoxhaj: Biden asked us to vote in favor of Specialist Chambers (Telegrafi)
• Bajrami: A vaccine against bad governance (Koha)
• Kosovo Foreign Minister warns of Russian – Serbian hybrid threats (media)
• Zeka: SPO told Azem Syla not to leave Kosovo this week (media)
• “Mortal remains found in Serbia are of Kosovo Albanians” (media)
• Janjic: Kosovo, Serbia will reach agreement late next year (media)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 27, 2020

    By   31 mins ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 764 new cases, 12 deaths (media)
    • Hoti: There is no agreement with Serbia on Kosovo visits (media)
    • Hoti denies resigning, urges parties to agree on president or election date (media)
    • Gashi: There are reports PM Hoti has offered his resignation (Telegrafi)
    • Haradinaj says it is unfair KLA leaders stand accused of war crimes (KP/Koha)
    • Parliamentary committee to hear allegations against EULEX by former judge (media)
    • CEC to enable COVID infected persons to vote from home (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • North Mitrovica Crisis Staff: 78 newly infected with Covid-19 and 17 cured (Kontakt plus radio)
    • Gracanica Crisis Staff: 11 people tested positive for coronavirus (KiM radio)
    • Petkovic: International representatives to protect Serbs from provocations and attacks (TV Most)
    • A family robbed in Preoce village (KiM radio, RTV Gracanica, Kontakt plus radio)
    • EU’s Lajčák briefs Bundestag and German MEPs on Belgrade-Pristina dialogue (Beta, N1)
    • Shifts in the municipality of Gracanica, director of hospital Bratislav Lazic the new deputy president? (KiM radio)
    • Pristina: Fire in a part of Pavilion “E” (KiM radio)
    • Milena Ivanovic: I will go to Kosovo to ask for the truth about Oliver’s assassination (Kosovo Online)
    • Books by Serbian publishers do not arrive in Kosovo for several years (RTK2)

    International:

    • Serbia Appoints French Activist to Head Diaspora Office (Balkan Insight)
    • In Montenegro, Death of Outspoken Bishop has Political Ramifications (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Ivanusa: Georgia, Andorra and Luxembourg the only ones ahead of Serbia in terms of infected with coronavirus (B92, TV Prva)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 26, 2020

    By   1 day ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 827 new cases, 19 deaths (media)
    • EU warns Kosovo of consequences for not allowing Serbian President visit (Express)
    • Hoti responds to Lajcak: We are for the freedom of movement (RTK)
    • Ekaterina Trendafilova reappointed President of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers (Express)
    • The Albanian Parliament approves establishment of a special commission for Dick Marty’s report (Koha)
    • Mustafa criticizes Minister Haradinaj-Stublla (RTK)
    • Haxhiu: LVV does not support any candidate for President without elections (RTK)
    • Lindon Kqira: I do not recognise Vjosa Osmani’s decision (RTK)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 52 new Covid-19 cases and four deaths registered in Serbian communities (Radio Mitrovica Sever)
    • Stano: EU works daily to facilitate Belgrade-Pristina agreement (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • Doctors in Gracanica Clinical Hospital Center warn of alarming state in the health care, the director claims everything is fine (VoA, KoSSev, KiM radio)
    • US Ambassador in Pristina says Embassy supports agreement implementation (N1, RTS)
    • Petkovic alerts international representatives of Haradinaj-Stublla’s behavior (KoSSev)
    • Dacic: Stublla’s statement is the culmination of Pristina’s hypocrisy (Kosovo Online, Tanjug)
    • Discovery of new graves reveals new crimes (KiM radio, TV Show ‘Sporazum’)
    • New indictment on the assassination of Oliver Ivanovic returns everything to the beginning (RTV Puls, Vecernje Novosti)
    • KLA General Staff: In the draft law, it governed the KLA; in The Hague – it only existed on paper (KoSSev)

    Opinion:

    • Under Biden, the US will push for a ‘EU-goslavia’ (opendemocracy.net)
    • Stuck in the Russian Web (visegradinsight.eu)
    • Two realities: Roma in the EU and Roma in the Western Balkans in the eyes of the EC (EWB)

    International:

    • Serbia Pledges to Exhume Suspected Kosovar Mass Grave Soon (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Learning a neighbor’s language in Kosovo: It’s easier when we know at least one word (RFE)
    • Women of Southeast, Central Europe Protest Rise in Male Violence (Balkan Insight)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 25, 2020

    By   2 days ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 704 new cases, nine deaths (media)
    • Hoti: Review of Kosovo’s diplomatic missions to be concluded soon (media)
    • Osmani vows to overturn appointment of general consul in Prague (media)
    • New consul says his appointment is lawful (media)
    • Vetevendosje expects Osmani to annul Shala’s appointment in Prague (media)
    • Beqaj: Change in Kosovo possible through Vetevendosje-Osmani cooperation (Koha)
    • Kosovars find COVID-19 treatment an expensive affair (Prishtina Insight)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Covid-19 in Serbian communities: Two more deaths, 62 newly infected and 15 cured (Kontakt plus radio)
    • Meeting scheduled, main topic – urgent procurement of vaccines, announced Vucic (B92)
    • Vucic: Serbia has no problem to find every missing person (RTS)
    • Milorad Trifunovic passed away – coordinator of families of abducted and missing in Kosovo and Metohija (KoSSev)
    • Tadic does not expect a change in US policy towards Kosovo (Danas)
    • Thaci is aware of guilt, he avoids responsibility (Danas, Kosovo Online)

    Opinion:

    • Will Biden bail out ‘George Washington of Kosovo’? (Boston Herald)

    International:

    • Balkan Countries ‘Still Heavily Dependent on Russian Gas’ (Balkan Insight)
    • Serbia’s Aleksandar Vucic bet big on Donald Trump, and lost. Now what? (euronews.com)
    • War Victims Urged to Raise Voices at Kosovo Guerrillas’ Trials (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • UNFPA: Premiere of “Broken Rib” on the Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women (Kontakt plus radio)
    • Hoti: Violence against women needs to be uprooted (KP/Telegrafi)
    • U.S. Embassy: Every person deserves a life free from violence (media)
    • Pandemic Disrupts Southeast Europe Labour Flows (Balkan Insight)
    • Why culture makes smoking a hard habit for the Western Balkans to kick (Emerging Europe)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 24, 2020

    By   3 days ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 609 new cases, 13 deaths (media)
    • Hoti: Name of the new president or election date to be known soon (RTK)
    • Mustafa: Meeting on election of president, next week (media)
    • Chief Prosecutor: Trial against Thaci and others not to start later than September 2021 (Koha)
    • Hoti committed to implement Washington Agreement (Express)
    • Veliu to be invited for a motion about EC Security Report (media)
    • Zemaj calls the situation with the pandemic in Kosovo alarming (Koha)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Two persons died, 67 new cases of Covid-19 in Serbian communities in Kosovo (KoSSev)
    • Dacic: No extreme changes in Washington’s attitude towards dialogue with Pristina (FoNet, N1)
    • Rakic and Bjørnstad about more frequent attacks on Serbian population (TV Most)
    • Vesic to file a lawsuit in Strasbourg (B92, Tanjug)
    • Bilčík: EU should be Balkans’ goal, not political playground (DW, N1)
    • Reforms leading to EU membership are Serbia’s priorities (FoNet, N1)

    Opinion:

    • Crimes, victims could easily be revealed with honest willingness in Serbia (Koha)
    • A wound that needs healing, not opening (Koha)
    • Petar Ristanovic: Leaders of the ”KLA” – Untold biographies (KoSSev)

    International:

    • A special Kosovo war crimes court will try its ex-president. So how do ‘hybrid’ courts work? (Washington Post)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 23, 2020

    By   4 days ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID-19: 645 new cases, 12 deaths (media)
    • Borrell: Kosovo-Serbia land swap, once an option but no longer one (Telegrafi)
    • Hoti: Selmanaj’s remarks have been misconstrued (Kosovapress/Koha)
    • Vetevendosje calls for dismissal of Deputy Prime Minister Selmanaj (media)
    • KWN writes to PM Hoti asking for DPM Selmanaj’s dismissal (media)
    • Kosovo Assembly fails to adopt resolution on missing persons (media)
    • Osmani: Unfortunate that Kosovo is not allowed CoE membership (media)
    • Kosovo delegation meets Croatian PM Plenkovic (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Vucic: SPC Patriarch Irinej loved Serbs everywhere, his main concern was Kosovo (N1)
    • MP Adem Hoxha joined the Serbian List (KiM radio, Kosovo Online)
    • Vesic prohibited from entering Kosovo (KoSSev, KiM radio, Kontakt plus radio)
    • The inscription “KLA” on the board at the entrance to Kisnica (KiM radio)
    • Gracanica mayor on attempted flag burning (KIM radio)
    • Four charged with the murder of Ivanovic in a new indictment, hearing to be held on December 4th (KoSSev)
    • BCSP: 70% of Serbs do not believe there will be an armed conflict, 47% of them are ready to take part in a Kosovo conflict (KoSSev)

    Opinion:

    • Serbs Should Mourn Quiet Patriarch Who Avoided Conflict (Balkan insight)
    • Cause for Optimism in Albeit Slow Western Balkans Recovery (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Hidden economy at very high levels and increasing throughout the Western Balkans (EWB)
    • WHO official says Serbia close to lockdown (N1)
    • Over 2,600 migrants in Kosovo, majority of them from Syria (RTK)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 20, 2020

    By   1 week ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID – 19: 11 deaths, 855 new cases (media)
    • Osmani: We are tired of irresponsible politicians who show tolerance to Serbia’s rejective policies (media)
    • Hardinaj-Stublla made official request to visit mass graves locations in Serbia (media)
    • Kizevak explained: EULEX experts describe how they identified the exact location where the human remains were discovered (EULEX, Express)
    • Veliu: Serbia exercising violence against migrants near Presevo (RTK)
    • Osmani: We are tired of irresponsible politicians who show tolerance to Serbia’s denying policies (media)
    • Belgrade Court orders exhumation of human remains from Serbian mass grave (Euronews Albania)
    • Kosovo’s Constitution does not specify who replaces acting president (Express)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • Gracanica Crisis Staff: Seven more newly infected with Covid-19 (KiM radio)
    • Serbian Orthodox Church: Serbian Patriarch Irinej reposed in the Lord (media)
    • Three-day mourning in Serbia after SPC Patriarch’s death; Putin sends condolences (N1)
    • Petar Petkovic: Serbian people has lost its spiritual father and archpastor (Kosovo Online, TV Most, KiM radio)
    • Varhelyi tells MEPs Western Balkans are a priority (N1)
    • Serbian government official calls for end to attacks on Kosovo Serbs (FoNet, N1)
    • Gara: Nine sets of human remains found in 3 months in Kosovo, excavations carried out in North Mitrovica (KoSSev)
    • SPO: Government officials “loyal” to Thaci and Veseli presided over “corrupt government pay-outs” to potential witnesses (KoSSev)
    • Albanian citizens can enter Serbia using only an ID card (KoSSev)

    Opinion:

    • Kosovo turns blind eye to officials flouting COVID-19 laws (Prishtina Insight)

    International:

    • Serbia Mourns Aged Patriarch’s Death from COVID-19 (Balkan Insight)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 19, 2020

    By   1 week ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID – 19: 15 deaths, 875 new cases (media)
    • Hoti: We’re committed to the issue of missing persons (media)
    • Gerxhaliu: We’re waiting for official invitation to go to Raska (Telegrafi)
    • Hoti in an online meeting with Macron, attempt to resume dialogue? (Lajmi)
    • Trepca mineworkers protest over October wages (media)
    • Minister: €1 million executed for wages of Trepca mineworkers (media)
    • “Kosovo won’t be represented by UNMIK at Energy Community Treaty” (media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • One death, 68 new cases in Serbian communities in Kosovo (Kontakt plus radio)
    • EP worried by Serbia’s ruling party dominance during June general elections (N1)
    • Lawyer Tapuskovic: If killed journalists are not in the indictments, the trial of KLA leaders of no use (Kontakt plus radio, UNS)
    • The Kosovo inspection checks one pharmacy in North Mitrovica, citizens resented (KoSSev, Kontakt plus radio, Kosovo Online)
    • Kisnica: Family Trajkovic worried, provocations continue (KiM Radio, Kosovo Online, Radio Gracanica)
    • Borrell: The EU expects Serbia and Kosovo not to move the embassies to Jerusalem (N1)
    • Doctors: SPC Patriarch’s health condition deteriorating due to coronavirus (media)
    • Dacic: There must be justice for Serbian victims as well (B92, Tanjug, TV Happy)

    Opinion:

    • Language Is Politics, and Not Just In the Balkans (bnnbloomberg.ca)

    International:

    • Would-be Balkan EU Members Remain Hostage to Vetos (Balkan Insight)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • “Europe can avoid quarantine on one condition and I stand behind that claim” (Tanjug, B92)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 18, 2020

    By   1 week ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID – 19: 11 deaths, 720 new cases (media)
    • Over 40,000 pages of material against former KLA leaders (Koha)
    • Prosecution: Trial of KLA leaders to start in summer of the next year (RTK)
    • Thaci’s lawyer: Starting trial in June is absurd (RTK)
    • Veseli’s lawyer criticizes evidence work of the Special Prosecutor (RTK)
    • Krasniqi’s and Selimi’s lawyers also complain, request more time for evidence (RTK)
    • Emmerson: When evidence comes to light, this indictment will be called ridiculous (RTK)
    • Hoxhaj: On the day Albanian mass graves are opening in Serbia, freedom fighters are being tried in The Hague (Express)
    • KLA war veterans: session against Thaci and others, clearly political (Telegrafi)
    • Balje reacts to Belgrade’s claims that communities are endangered (RTK)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • The remains found in the quarry near Raska; Odalovic: We are on the field, awaiting the judge’s move (KoSSev)
    • Braun about Biden’s statement on Thaci: Views can be changed (Tanjug, Kosovo Online)
    • Enhance the presence of international security forces in Serb areas south of the Ibar, says Petkovic (Kontakt plus radio)
    • Attack on a Serb in Kisnica, no injuries sustained (KiM radio, gracanicaonline.info, Kontakt plus radio, KoSSev, RTV Puls)
    • YIHR: The glorification of those accused for war crimes is unacceptable always and under any circumstance (KoSSev)
    • Vulin uses the derogatory term ”Shiptars” on RTS; Kamberi: Vulin violates Serb laws (KoSSev)
    • Darko Tasic’s lawyer: ”My client was beaten in the prison near Podujevo” (Kontakt plus radio)
    • CEC member and former Minister, Rikalo appointed Acting Assistant Director of Office for KiM (KoSSev, Kontakt plus radio)
    • Ambassador Godfrey: Biden’s administration will work on strengthening relation with Serbia (FoNet, N1)
    • EU Ambassador says Serbia’s military neutrality not in question (RFE, N1)
    • Serbian FM Selakovic meets UN Belgrade office chief Miculescu (FoNet, N1)

    International:

    • Bulgaria blocks EU membership talks for North Macedonia (EWB)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • Serbian teachers’ unions want schools closed (media)
    • Balkans 17/11/2020: 1.430.341 recorded cases, 32.867 deaths (balkaneu.com)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 17, 2020

    By   1 week ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID – 19: 17 deaths, 764 new cases (media)
    • Thaci, Veseli and the others at another session on Wednesday (media)
    • Nagavci: Unity around obsolete political club would be wrong (media)
    • LVV Spokesman, supports Kurti’s reaction on Special Court (RTK)
    • Isa Mustafa defends Lulzim Basha (media)
    • Billboard in support of ex-KLA members torched overnight near Serb-majority Municipality (Gazeta Express)
    • Serbian president says Merkel siding with Kosovo (media)
    • Human remains of suspected missing persons from Kosovo war found in Serbia (Euronews Albania)
    • Kosovo’s economy to shrink 7.2% due to coronavirus crisis (Gazeta Express)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • 74 newly infected, one death and 13 cured in Serbian communities (Kontakt plus radio, KoSSev, KiM radio)
    • Nine more newly infected, 29 hospitalized in Gracanica (Kosovo Online)
    • Gracanica billboards (media)
    • Vucic: The Russians knew what was being signed in Washington; We will fight for Serbia (TV most, TV Happy)
    • Majority of Serbians opposed to NATO membership (N1, Beta)
    • “The only possible option is for Serbia to join the EU” (B92, Tanjug)
    • SPC monastery in Kosovo abbess: Ten nuns infected with coronavirus (Beta, N1)
    • Seventy thousand requests for return of usurped property in Kosovo (Kontakt plus radio)
    • Artists in support of war crimes indictees; A billboard in Gracanica burns down (KoSSev)

    Opinion:

    • “Specialist chambers ‘inat’ should be recognised–and faced” (kosovotwopointzero.com)

    International:

    • Kosovo president expects better US relations under Biden (Financial Times)
    • “Serbia and NATO have to work on restoring trust in one another” (EWB)
    • Suspected Mass Grave of Kosovo War Victims Found in Serbia (Balkan Insight)
    • Survey: 80% of Serbian citizens against NATO membership, but only 33% against cooperation (EWB)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • A year after China ‘Patient Zero,’ 55 mil infected with SARS-CoV-2, 1.3 mil died (N1, RTS)

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    UNMIK Media Observer, Afternoon Edition, November 16, 2020

    By   2 weeks ago

    Albanian Language Media:

    • COVID – 19: 11 deaths, 688 new cases (media)
    • Zemaj: All medical staff specialists will be employed (media)
    • “Marginalised groups must be supplied with protective equipment” (media)
    • Hoti: Integration of market, first step toward political reconciliation (media)
    • Kurti statement on KLA leaders indictments sparks reactions (Euronews Albania)
    • Kollcaku: Vucic is not a man of peace (Euronews Albania, RTK)
    • Kusari-Lila warns overthrow of Hoti’s government (KosovaPress, media)

    Serbian Language Media:

    • UNS: KLA Crimes Court ignores killings of journalists in Kosovo (Beta, Danas)
    • KLA billboard disturbs residents of Gracanica, Mayor Popovic invites international community to react (KIM radio, Radio Mitrovica sever)
    • Petkovic condemns KLA billboards near Gracanica (FoNet, N1)
    • People’s Party branch in Kosovo: Director of Office for KiM should deal with protecting people in Kosovo (Beta)
    • Serbian List to People’s party: ‘’Only three Jeremic’s followers, blinded with hatred, do not see the assistance of the state of Serbia’’ (Kosovo Online)
    • Albanian Minister: Relation between Serbs and Albanians a frozen conflict (N1, FoNet, RTK2)
    • Serbia condemns prevention of handball team’s ban on entry to Kosovo (FoNet, N1)
    • Gjinovci on Kurti’s allegations against the Special Court: ”Icing on the cake” evidence of political meddling with justice (KoSSev)

    Opinion:

    • Biden presidency is key to EU leadership in Kosovo – Serbia Dialogue (Euractiv)
    • Thaçi’s gone. The thin line of Erdoğan’s brotherhood (EWB)

    International:

    • Unnamed Suspects Charged over Kosovo Serb Politician’s Murder (Balkan Insight)
    • SDA loses Sarajevo and SNSD loses Banja Luka in Bosnia’s 2020 local elections (N1 Sarajevo)

    Humanitarian/Development:

    • BIRN to Hold Art Exhibition About Kosovo War Mass Graves (Balkan Insight)

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