Kosovo

Thaci Holds Meeting on Terrorism on Heels of Macedonia Militant RulingPhoto: RTKLive

Thaci Holds Meeting on Terrorism on Heels of Macedonia Militant Ruling

President of Kosovo Hashim Thaci has held “a meeting (with) heads of key rule of law and security institutions, to discuss with them necessary institutional steps on fighting terrorism, radicalism and extremism,’ according to a press release issued by the President’s press service.” This comes only a few […]

KOSOVO WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Haradinaj Wants Int’l Investigation to Kumanovo Militant Sentences, FM Responds to Russian Amb. to SRB on Kosovo, Vetvendosje Seeks Answers Over Death One Year LaterPhoto: Voice of America

KOSOVO WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Haradinaj Wants Int’l Investigation to Kumanovo Militant Sentences, FM Responds to Russian Amb. to SRB on Kosovo, Vetvendosje Seeks Answers Over Death One Year Later

“Kosovo’s prime minister called on Friday for an international investigation after some of his countrymen were convicted of taking part in a gun battle with Macedonian police. The men were part of a group of ethnic Albanians jailed in neighboring Macedonia on Thursday, some of them for life, […]

WEEKEND READ: Hiking 120 Miles Through ALB, KOS, and MNEAlamy Stock Photo/ Evening Standard

WEEKEND READ: Hiking 120 Miles Through ALB, KOS, and MNE

“I’m hiking along the Ropojana Valley, in Prokletije — the so-called “Accursed Mountains”, which make up the rugged borderlands of Montenegro, Albania and Kosovo. It’s an evocative name but one that fails to do the area justice, since it’s a spectacularly beautiful place — jagged limestone peaks, rolling green […]

World Bank Report on Doing Business in 2018- Where are the Balkans?

The World Bank has released their 2018 report on doing business. Here’s where the Balkan countries rank for ease of business: Bosnia and Herzegovina – 86th Croatia – 51st Kosovo – 40th Macedonia – 11th Montenegro – 42nd Serbia – 43rd Slovenia – 37th The full report is […]

Amb. Delawie on Kosovo RecognitionTwitter

Amb. Delawie on Kosovo Recognition

“‘The US support for Kosovo is steadfast and unchanging. The fact of the independence of Kosovo is irreversible. We urge countries that have not yet formally recognized this fact, do such a thing and in doing so, affect the guarantee of peace and stability in the Balkans and help […]

Thaci – KSF to Army Will Benefit RegionGovernment of Kosovo

Thaci – KSF to Army Will Benefit Region

“The President of Kosovo, Hashim Thaçi, participated today in the open debate with civil society on the topic ‘The stance of the Serb community on the change of the mandate of the Kosovo Security Force,’ organized by the Kosovar Center for Security Studies (KCSS) and the Security Policy […]

What Did Suriname Just Do To Kosovo?

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic has produced a letter that the South American country of Suriname has revoked its recognition of Kosovo. The Kosovo Ministry of Foreign says it has received no such note. Halil Toshi, an adviser to Prime Minister Ramsuh Haradinaj has said, ‘In international law it […]

What Was Said in Tense Vucic-Yee Meeting?Photo: Ekonomia Online

What Was Said in Tense Vucic-Yee Meeting?

“‘America supports an independent republic of Kosovo. He (Yee) told me, ‘you cannot encroach on the territorial integrity of Kosovo.’ I replied, ‘and you encroach on touch the territorial integrity of Serbia nine years ago’. I told him that to his face,” Vucic said, referring to the unilateral […]