Serbs in Kosovo blackmailed to vote for Vucic - opposition.
The Dveri Movement claims that Serbs employed by Serbian institutions and public companies in Kosovo and Metohija are subjected to threats and blackmail. According to the opposition movement, whose leader Bosko Obradovic is a candidate in the April 2 presidential elections, these Serbs are pressured in order to support ...
Serb List representatives return to Kosovo Assembly.
Office for Kosovo and Metohija Director Marko Djuric has said that representatives of the Serb List are returning to the Kosovo Assembly. Djuric told Serbia's state broadcaster RTS that he respects their decision to "actively oppose the establishment of a Kosovo army, despite difficult political circumstances."
New Serbian Rocket Sends a Message: Bomb Us and We'll Destroy Your Cities.
Michael Peck Security, Europe Just in case NATO, or anyone else, gets any ideas. Still angry after NATO's 1999 bombing campaign, Serbia has unveiled a new guided rocket that sends a message to its neighbors: if you help NATO bomb us, we'll bomb your cities. Serbia's new Sumadija is a truck-mounted weapon that can hit ...
NATO's Jamie Shea Regrets Nationalist Revival in Balkans
Jamie Shea, NATO spokesperson during the bombing of Yugoslavia which started 18 years ago, says revived nationalism is setting the region back - and urges Kosovo not to waste its resources on forming an army.
K. Albanian politician chats with dead party founder
A high ranking official of the Democratic League of Kosovo has visited the grave of the party's founder, Ibrahim Rugova. On this occasion, Haki Borovci revealed, he "informed Rugova about certain issues."
'Kosovo is state without army, while Russia's arming Serbia'
Eliot Engel has confirmed that the United States is currently opposed to the establishment of an army in Kosovo. However, the ranking member of the Committee on Foreign Affairs of the US Congress urged a change of this position as soon as possible.
Kosovo President Hashim Thaci has toned down his rhetoric on the issue of establishing a Kosovo army, after his meeting with the US ambassador. Koha Ditore, an Albanian language daily from Pristina, is reporting this on Friday, adding that Thaci "agreed to temporarily back away" from his decision to transform the Kosovo ...
Kosovo experts find remains of 5 missing since 1998-9 war
PRISTINA, Kosovo " Kosovo authorities say they have discovered the remains of five people killed during the 1998-99 war.A statement received Friday said that a day earlier local and international forensic experts found the...
EU attacked by Serbian politicians for pro-government bias
Serbian presidential candidates are criticising the EU, blaming it for tolerating the authoritarian leanings of the government's candidate and current Prime Minister, Aleksandar Vučić, in exchange for his pledge of stability and concessions over Kosovo. EURACTIV Serbia reports.
EU to Pristina: Draft ZSO statute 'without further delay'
EU officials have called on representatives of the Kosovo government to abandon any further delays in establishing the Community of Serb Municialities . Tanjug is reporting this on Thursday, citing a statement issued by the EU office in Kosovo.
State commission denies intent to rig election in Kosovo
RIK President Vladimir Dimitrijevic says the opposition "has no reason to doubt the legitimacy of the electoral process in Kosovo and Metohija." Dimitrijevic came out with this statement after Sanda Raskovic-Ivic, who heads an opposition parliamentary group, described the instructions for the holding of the presidential ...
Kosovo's upcoming Iceland match is more than just football — it's a diplomatic score
Australian football star Besart Berisha recently flew to Kosovo's capital, Pristina, to play for the country where he was born. For me, it's a very exciting time and I hope I have a great game,' he told the press. Set for March 25, the game – Kosovo against Iceland – is part of the first round of qualifiers for the 2018 ...
Media publish names of 30 Kosovo figures on murder hit list
Media in Pristina have published a "hit list" containing the names of 30 persons from Kosovo, Macedonia, Bujanovac and Presevo. The People's Eye organization - which recently took responsibility for the attempted murder of lawyer and former high ranking communist official from Kosovo Azem Vllasi - reportedly plans to kill ...
Kiev: Pristina's move to seize Serbian property is illegal
Ukrainian Ambassador to Serbia Oleksandr Aleksandrovych says the Kosovo government's decision to "nationalize" the property of Serbia in Kosovo is "illegal." "The so-called government of Kosovo on March 15 passed a decree to take over the property registered in the name of Serbia and Yugoslavia, as property of the so-called ...
'We've been redrawing borders too - think of Kosovo'
French presidential candidate Francois Fillon mentioned the issue of Kosovo when he spoke about Crimea joining Russia. We have changed borders ourselves. Kosovo, for example. We think that because we are westerners everything is allowed to us - we can enter Iraq, we can bring order to any corner of the world... There is a ...
2 suspects from Kosovo caught smuggling 13 kilos of drugs
Two persons from Prizaren, a town in Kosovo, have been arrested on Serbia's northern border with Hungary on suspicion that they trafficked drugs. The police announced on Tuesday that the pair was caught transporting over 13 kilograms of marijuana in a Slovenian license plates car.
Pristina informs EU about bus hit by bottle in Serbian town
The Kosovo Ministry of Foreign Affairs has informed EU members about an attack on a bus of a Kosovo company that took place in Krusevac. Tanjug is reporting this on Tuesday, quoting Pristina-based media.
Serbian First Deputy PM and Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic on Tuesday received the new ambassador of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Ri Pyong Du. The diplomat delivered his accreditation letters to President Tomislav Nikolic, the Serbian government said.
Kosovo, Albania Give 'Common Market' Call Thumbs Down
Kosovo's Prime Minister has dismissed calls for a Western Balkan 'common market' as a pointless diversion from the goal of EU membership - while an important union in Albania has reached the same conclusion.
No Decision if Kosovo Serbs will Vote in Serbian Elections
The Government of Kosovo has not decided yet if Kosovo will allow the Serbian presidential elections in its territory or not, while the opposition remains against such a process considering it illegitimate.
Will Serbs in Kosovo vote in presidential elections?
Kosovo President Hashim Thaci says that Pristina has not yet reached a decision with regard to the elections for the president of Serbia. And although the Kosovo institutions have not yet taken a position on the holding of the Serbian presidential elections in Kosovo, the OSCE have confirmed their readiness to provide ...
Government plans to create Kosovan army unlikely to materialise, increasing risk of snap elections in six-month outlook
EVENT he Kosovan government's plan to transform the Kosovo Security Force into a standing army received a blow on 8 March when NATO voiced its opposition to the proposal. Currently, the KSF is primarily engaged in crisis response and civil protection operations. The conversion of KSF into a
Statement by the NATO Secretary General on the Kosovo Security Force
Today, I have spoken to Hashim Thaci and Isa Mustafa to convey the serious concerns of NATO Allies about recent proposals by the Kosovo authorities to transform the Kosovo Security Force into an armed force, without a constitutional change. I made clear that unilateral steps such as these are unhelpful, and I urged the ...