All posts tagged Kosovo

December 10, 2014, by VOANews

The International Olympic Committee has officially recognized Kosovo, paving the way for the former Serbian province to compete in the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro as an independent country. […]


Kosovo’s parliament votes approval of new government

December 10, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

With 73 votes in favour, 38 against and two abstentions, the parliament of Kosovo voted on December 9 2014 to approve the new government of the count ...

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Albanian, Serbian leaders clash over Kosovo

November 10, 2014, by VOANews

Serbia’s prime minister clashed with his visiting Albanian counterpart Monday in Belgrade over the independence of Kosovo, which was a province ...

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Kosovo FM makes first-ever official visit to Serbia

October 24, 2014, by VOANews

Kosovo’s foreign minister, Enver Hoxhaj, has made what he calls a historic first-ever official visit to Serbia for European Union-sponsored talk ...

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    IOC grants Kosovo provisional Olympic recognition
    October 23, 2014, by VOANews

    The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has granted provisional recognition to Kosovo’s National Olympic Committee (NOC). The Executive Board of the IOC, meeting Wednesday in Montreux, Switzerland, also proposed that the […]

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    Nationalism gaining strength in Serbia, Albania
    October 21, 2014, by Deutsche Welle

    Aleksandar Sekulic’s workdays aren’t always this busy. The young human rights activist has been traveling across Serbia, visiting Albanian-owned shops and snack bars targeted by nationalistic attacks. At least a […]

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    World football officials: Albania-Serbia violence ‘inexcusable’
    October 15, 2014, by VOANews

    The head of European soccer’s governing body has strongly condemned the violence that erupted during Tuesday night’s Albania-Serbia qualifying match for the 2016 European Championship. UEFA president Michel Platini said, [&helli ...

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    Political crisis in Kosovo deepens
    June 17, 2014, by Independent Balkan News Agency

    Political efforts continue in Kosovo to secure a majority in the parliament of the country, which would lead to the formation of a government. While the Democratic Party of Kosovo […]