Kosovo

Thaci Meets with QUINT AmbassadorsPhoto: Associated Press

Thaci Meets with QUINT Ambassadors

“Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, received on Tuesday ambassadors of the Quint (US, UK, Germany, France, and Italy) as well as the Head of EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, asking their support on the dialogue with Serbia. The opposition in Kosovo is disputing Thaci’s leading role in dialogue […]

Kosovar Philosopher Stopped at Serbian BorderPhoto: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

Kosovar Philosopher Stopped at Serbian Border

“Serbia’s border police banned Kosovo well-known writer and publicist Shkëlzen Maliqi from crossing the border without giving him any reason, a Belgrade daily reported. Maliqi on his way to Serbia to take part at a book promotion, organised by the Belgrade Centre for Cultural Decontamination (CZKD), together with […]

Belgrade-Pristina High Level Dialogue to Continue on June 24Photo: European Commission

Belgrade-Pristina High Level Dialogue to Continue on June 24

“After a three-month break, the dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina at a high level will continue on Sunday, June 24, with the meeting of the President Aleksandar Vucic and Hashim Thaci in Brussels. The Serbian President has confirmed that the dialogue with Pristina continues and that the Serbian […]

Serbian Prime Minister Urges for Compromise on KosovoSarajevo Times

Serbian Prime Minister Urges for Compromise on Kosovo

“Recognition and insisting that Kosovo belongs to Serbia are not compromise solutions, Serbian Prime Minister Ana Brnabic said on Tuesday, adding that a compromise solution has to be found. ‘Kosovo was Serbia. Period. Now we have to find a compromise. Serbia will never recognize Kosovo. That would not […]

US Ambassador at Opening of First Domino’s Pizza in KosovoPhoto: US Embassy in Kosovo

US Ambassador at Opening of First Domino’s Pizza in Kosovo

“Domino’s Pizza (NYSE: DPZ), the largest pizza company in the world based on global retail sales, is continuing its global growth momentum with the opening of its first store in Kosovo. This was accomplished through a partnership with Anatron, the master franchisee in the Balkan region, and ICSG, the local […]

Vehicle Robbed in Northern Kosovo With $177,000Photo: EPA / Valdrin Xhemaj

Vehicle Robbed in Northern Kosovo With $177,000

“A Henderson company vehicle, carrying a large amount of Serbian dinars was robbed today at 11:00hrs in Leposavic. An abandoned vehicle was found, suspected to have been used, with possibly up to three more cars, with some money left behind and a driver’s licence in it. The identity […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Mogherini Expects Belgrade and Pristina to Meet Before End of June; EU Ends Rule of Law Mission; Kosovo Attracts Crypto Currency MiningPhoto: Our Wonderland

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Mogherini Expects Belgrade and Pristina to Meet Before End of June; EU Ends Rule of Law Mission; Kosovo Attracts Crypto Currency Mining

“High Representative of the European Union for Foreign Affairs and Security Federica Mogherini said on Friday she intensified contacts with presidents of Kosovo and Serbia, trying to get the two for a meeting in Brussels in a fortnight. She said she wanted Serbia’s Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovo’s Hashim […]

Government’s Decision to Increase Salaries Without Strong Legal BasisPhoto: Kosova Press

Government’s Decision to Increase Salaries Without Strong Legal Basis

“Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj’s decision to increase salaries, in addition to causing numerous reactions to the political scene, has also caused uncertainty in public opinion. The Constitutional Court found on Monday that the decision on salaries by the Government of Haradinaj did not constitute a violation of the […]

British Ambassador to Kosovo: Shameful for Criminal Mayor to Return a Free Man

British Ambassador to Kosovo: Shameful for Criminal Mayor to Return a Free Man

“British Ambassador to Kosovo, Ruairi O’Connell, says the return of former Kacanik mayor, Xhabir Zharku as a free man to Kosovo, is shameful. Zharku was sentenced to three years in prison for extortion and the illegal possession of weapon, but he escaped from Kosovo evading justice. O’Connell says […]