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Mariott Hotels to Open in Kosovo

Mariott Hotels to Open in Kosovo

“US Ambassador to Kosovo Greg Delawie joined the Marriott Hotels signing ceremony this evening to show our support for the first U.S. hotel franchise opening in #Kosovo! This event shows Kosovo’s extraordinary potential as a home for foreign investment. Investments and entrepreneurship are critical to Kosovo’s economic future, but they don’t […]

Vucic Consulted Putin on Kosovo Tension

Vucic Consulted Putin on Kosovo Tension

“Serbia’s president sought advice from Russian President Vladimir Putin on how to respond to a spike in tension with Kosovo. Aleksandar Vucic’s office said in a statement that he informed Putin about the ‘brutal attack’ by Kosovo police on Monday against a senior Serb official who was arrested […]

Nezavisne – Dodik: Kosovo alongside BiH is proof of failed attempts by the WestPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Nezavisne – Dodik: Kosovo alongside BiH is proof of failed attempts by the West

“The decision of the Srpska Lista to leave the provisional institutions in Pristina is good, said the President of Republic of Srpska, Milorad Dodik, on the RTRS TV show “Lazanski Direktno.” Looking at yesterday’s scenes from the north of Kosovo, Dodik, he says, felt outraged. He believes that […]

Kosovo Serbs Set Up Road Block, Walk Out of GovernmentPhoto: Bojan Slavkovic (AP)

Kosovo Serbs Set Up Road Block, Walk Out of Government

“Kosovo Serbs set up a roadblock in northern Kosovo and their representatives walked out of Kosovo’s government Tuesday a day after the arrest and expulsion of a senior Serbian government official that has refueled tensions between the Balkan foes. European Union foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini was making […]

Haradinaj Won’t Step Down as PM, Hopes for Srpska Lista to Return to GovernmentPhoto: Kosova Press

Haradinaj Won’t Step Down as PM, Hopes for Srpska Lista to Return to Government

“The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, said after the meeting of the National Council that he will not resign the governing coalition now that they do not make the majority after the decision of the Serbian List to leave the government. ‘The Parliament is consisted of many […]

WaPo – Pro-Putin Bikers Plan a Russia-Kosovo Tour in FuturePhoto: Alexsey Druginyn/RIA Novosti/Pool/ Reuters

WaPo – Pro-Putin Bikers Plan a Russia-Kosovo Tour in Future

“Members of a Russian motorcycle club known for its allegiance to President Vladimir Putin said Tuesday they are planning a tour linking Russia and Kosovo, a tense ex-Serbian province that declared independence in 2008. The Night Wolves bikers spoke at the end of a trip to Serbia and […]

Marko Djuric Uses Strong Words in First Public Appearance Since ArrestPhoto: Tanjug/B92

Marko Djuric Uses Strong Words in First Public Appearance Since Arrest

“The head of the Serbian Government’s Office for Kosovo and Metohija, who spoke publicly for the first time after his arrested in Kosovo on Monday for allegedly entering the territory illegally, said he was proud of the Serb people, who “defended themselves using Gandhi’s methods.” ‘To me those are not […]

Mogherini Meets Vucic in Belgrade – I Deplore Events in Kosovo YesterdayPhoto: Twitter

Mogherini Meets Vucic in Belgrade – I Deplore Events in Kosovo Yesterday

“The President of Serbia, Aleksandar Vučić, and the High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, Federica Mogherini, met tonight in Belgrade to discuss, in an open, frank and substantial way, the latest developments and the future of the EU-facilitated Dialogue for normalisation of […]

US News & World Report – Kosovo Police Expel Serb Official Amid Surge in TensionsPhoto: AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu

US News & World Report – Kosovo Police Expel Serb Official Amid Surge in Tensions

“Kosovo police briefly detained and expelled a senior Serb official in a divided northern town as officers also fired tear gas and stun grenades at Serb protesters Monday — an incident that triggered an angry reaction from Serbia and inflamed tensions between the two bitter Balkan foes. Video […]

Reuters – Kosovo police fire tear gas at Serb protesters, detain Serbian officialPhoto: RTS

Reuters – Kosovo police fire tear gas at Serb protesters, detain Serbian official

“Kosovo police fired tear gas on Monday to scatter hundreds of nationalist Serb protesters outside a round-table meeting on improving relations between Belgrade and Pristina, and briefly detained a hardline Serbian government official. The incident occurred in the town of Mitrovica in a volatile, mainly minority Serb pocket […]