All posts tagged Kosovo

Handshake between Hashim Thaçi, on the left, and José Manuel Barroso
February 24, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Kosovo will file a lawsuit against Serbia for genocide and the damages caused during the war in 1998 and 1999, where 10 000 Albanians of Kosovo were killed and 1700 others went […]


Kosovo marks seventh anniversary of independence

February 17, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Kosovo marks on February 17 2015 the seventh anniversary of the proclamation of independence, one of the most important dates in the history of the c ...


Bulgaria’s Plevneliev holds talks with four Balkans presidents

February 2, 2015, by Independent Balkan News Agency

Bulgarian President Rossen Plevneliev held talks with the presidents of four Balkans countries who attended the February 1 state funeral in Sofia of Z ...


Kosovo gains Olympic recognition

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 i ...

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    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 country led by prime minister […]

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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 of Serbia until 2008. Just before a televised joint […]

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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 talks. This is the first time Kosovo’s top diplomat has […]

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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 ...