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World Bank Raises Kosovo’s GDP Growth Forecast in 2017http://newsfirst.lk/

World Bank Raises Kosovo’s GDP Growth Forecast in 2017

“The World Bank said on Thursday it has raised its forecast for Kosovo`s economic growth in 2017 to 4.1% from 3.9% projected in June. “Growth – projected at percent in 2017 and 4.2 in 2018 – will be driven by growing consumption, and public investment,” the World Bank […]

Amb. Delawie Speaks at Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference in KosovoUS Embassy Kosovo

Amb. Delawie Speaks at Crime Victims’ Rights Week Conference in Kosovo

“I am extremely proud that the U.S. Embassy has strongly supported this week since its inception eight years ago, and each year that I’ve spoken I have had the pleasure of highlighting the significant progress that Kosovo has made on crime victims’ rights.  As always, there is more […]

New Rapporteur for Kosovo is Slovene SoltesPresidency of Kosovo

New Rapporteur for Kosovo is Slovene Soltes

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci met today with departing Rapporteur for Kosovo Ulrike Lunacek and incoming Rapporteur Igor Soltes from Slovenia. Thaci thanked Lunacek for her service to Kosovo stating, “You have been Kosovo’s voice in Brussels and of Brussels in Kosovo. A sincere and constructive voice.” New rapporteur Soltes has been a Member […]

Budva to Host Regional Economic Meeting Nov. 2-3Volodymyr/123RF/Budva

Budva to Host Regional Economic Meeting Nov. 2-3

” The Chamber of Economy of Montenegro (CEM), in cooperation with the Ministry of Science, is organizing the seventh regional conference on economics – Montenegro in 2017, which will be held on November 2-3 at Hotel Splendid in Budva.  About 500 representatives of government, business community, scientists and experts […]

Kosovo Weekend Recap: Kosovo to Apply to EU, Police Arrests Gulen Sympathizer in Prizren, Arbrashi Cancels Second Round Debate for Pristina Mayor, and Srpska Lista Won’t Support RKS ArmyTwitter

Kosovo Weekend Recap: Kosovo to Apply to EU, Police Arrests Gulen Sympathizer in Prizren, Arbrashi Cancels Second Round Debate for Pristina Mayor, and Srpska Lista Won’t Support RKS Army

“Minister of European Integration Dhurata Hoxha said that Kosovo will apply for candidate status to the European Union in order to obtain candidate status in 2020. Although it seems ambitious, with a strong will and national consensus could turn Kosovo into a potential candidate for EU integration, according […]

Whose Interests Come First For Macedonia in Kosovo UNESCO Bid?European Western Balkans

Whose Interests Come First For Macedonia in Kosovo UNESCO Bid?

“Macedonia will make a decision over Kosovo’s bid to join UNESCO, taking into consideration everyone’s interest, it was stated by Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov, speaking at a joint news conference Wednesday in Skopje, with his Kosovo counterpart Behgjet Pacolli. Dimitrov, as it is reported, explained that decision will […]

Hoyt Yee Meets ALL Top Officials in Kosovo, and Even VoATwitter

Hoyt Yee Meets ALL Top Officials in Kosovo, and Even VoA

US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Hoyt Brian Yee has spent the day meeting government officials in Kosovo including Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, President Hashim Thaci, Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli, and sat down for an interview with Voice of America in the Balkans. Yee reiterated US support for Kosovo in strengthening rule of […]

Steve Jobs, Apple Donated 27 Computers to Kosovo in 1999Gizmodo

Steve Jobs, Apple Donated 27 Computers to Kosovo in 1999

“President Bill Clinton and Apple cofounder Steve Jobs were buddies before Jobs died of cancer in 2011. Jobs even gave Clinton advice in the middle of the Lewinsky scandal. But the details of the relationship between the two men have been pretty scarce. Newly released documents from the […]

Serb Judges & Prosecutors Integrate into Kosovo SystemUS Embassy Kosovo

Serb Judges & Prosecutors Integrate into Kosovo System

“We welcome today’s integration of judges, prosecutors, and administrative staff into the Kosovo judiciary.  With today’s decree, Kosovo is advancing the integration of minority communities and expanding access to justice for all its citizens.  Judicial integration fulfills the February 2015 agreement in the EU-facilitated Normalization Dialogue with Serbia, […]