Kosovo

WEEKEND READ: An American in the Kosovo War

WEEKEND READ: An American in the Kosovo War

“It’s no secret that police officers are often faced with horrific crime scenes, but one local retired officer has seen more than one can imagine. Brian Honeybourn, a retired Vancouver police sergeant, investigated war crimes 20 years ago and will be sharing his stories of war at the […]

UN Security Council Discuses Kosovo

UN Security Council Discuses Kosovo

“Kosovo’s Ambassador to the United States Vlora Citaku told the Council that it’s resolution 1244 had been surpassed, adding that there was no longer any need for UNMIK and Council sessions devoted to Kosovo which she said do not help the dialogue or peace. ‘The dialogue it will […]

Spain Accepts Kosovo in Sport

Spain Accepts Kosovo in Sport

“The Spanish government has decided to grant athletes from Kosovo the same rights as other nationalities when participating in international competitions held in Spain. A joint statement from the International Olympic Committee and the Spanish Olympic Committee on Wednesday welcomed the decision, which comes after Spain prohibited the […]

UN Mission in Kosovo Returns to Security CouncilPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

UN Mission in Kosovo Returns to Security Council

“The UN Security Council will convene on Wednesday in New York to discuss regular report on Kosovo by the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres despite request of some of the permanent countries the quarterly report on Kosovo be removed from regular agenda. The United Kingdom, and United States, […]

Kosovo’s President Meets Vladimir Putin in FrancePhoto: Associated Press

Kosovo’s President Meets Vladimir Putin in France

“Kosovo President Hashim Thaci in a Tweet on Monday announced that he held a brief conversation with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Paris. But Russian news agency Tass reports that the Kremlin made no announcements about the meeting. ‘In Paris, I met President Putin, focusing on dialogue for […]

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Vucic and Merkel Discuss Kosovo in Paris; Russian Nuclear Center Coming to Serbia Next Year?; Serbia Holds Military Drills to Commemorate First World WarPhoto: Office of the President of Russia

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Vucic and Merkel Discuss Kosovo in Paris; Russian Nuclear Center Coming to Serbia Next Year?; Serbia Holds Military Drills to Commemorate First World War

“Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic met with German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Paris, where they attended the marking of the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War. They talked about bilateral relations, economic cooperation, the situation in the region and Serbia’s EU integration process. Vucic told […]

EU Calls on Kosovo to End Import Taxes Imposed on Bosnia, SerbiaPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

EU Calls on Kosovo to End Import Taxes Imposed on Bosnia, Serbia

“The European Union called on Kosovo on Wednesday to revoke its decision to impose an import tax on goods coming from Serbia and Bosnia, a move that is likely to further sour relations between Pristina and Belgrade. Kosovo said on Monday it was imposing an import tax of […]

Kosovo-Serbia Normalization Talks Resume Today in BrusselsPhoto: European Commission

Kosovo-Serbia Normalization Talks Resume Today in Brussels

“EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says she is planning to host a new round of normalization talks between the presidents of Kosovo and Serbia in Brussels on November 8, two days after Pristina announced its decision to impose tariffs on Serbian goods. Kosovo’s move prompted anger in […]

The Telegraph: “Balkan nations to cooperate on identifying missing persons”

The Telegraph: “Balkan nations to cooperate on identifying missing persons”

“Balkan nations that fought bitter wars as Yugoslavia broke apart during the 1990s have agreed to step up their cooperation in identifying thousands of people still missing as a result of the conflicts. Representatives from Serbia, Croatia, Bosnia, Kosovo and Montenegro signed an agreement on Tuesday laying out […]