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Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: World Bank Approves $94 million for MNE Reforms; PM Markovic on Official Visit to Kosovo in January, to Press on Border Demarcation

Montenegro WEEKEND ROUNDUP: World Bank Approves $94 million for MNE Reforms; PM Markovic on Official Visit to Kosovo in January, to Press on Border Demarcation

“The World Bank supports a package of reforms to strengthen public finance and financial sector resilience in Montenegro through a€80 million ($94.86 million) guarantee approved today. The reforms are supported through a Policy-Based Guarantee (PBG) – a first in a programmatic series of two operations – which will […]

Video: Nikki Haley Attends Kosovo Wine and Cheese Tasting in New YorkPhoto: Twitter

Video: Nikki Haley Attends Kosovo Wine and Cheese Tasting in New York

US Ambassador to the United Nations (UN) Nikki Haley gave remarks at a wine and cheese tasting event organized by the Kosovo Consulate General in New York and the Albanian Mission to the UN. She spoke for a few minutes and reiterated the United States commitment to support […]

US Company Inks $1.5 bln Deal with KosovoPhoto: Lajmi

US Company Inks $1.5 bln Deal with Kosovo

“Kosovo on Wednesday signed a deal with US power generator ContourGlobal for the construction of a 500-megawatt coal-fired power plant that aims to provide energy independence for the Balkan country. ‘This project will represent the largest foreign investment in Kosovo’s history,’ said the US ambassador to Kosovo, Greg […]

“Two Kosovo Men Plead Guilty to Planning Attacks on Israeli World Cup Team”Photo: League Lane

“Two Kosovo Men Plead Guilty to Planning Attacks on Israeli World Cup Team”

“The men, who are suspected of having links to Islamic State, were accused of making explosives and plotting an attack against the Israeli national team visiting Albania Two Kosovo men pleaded guilty on Wednesday to planning attacks at a World Cup soccer match in Albania against the visiting […]

Kosovo's foreign minister Enver Hoxhaj holds a press conference with his Slovenian counterpart on June 26, 2013 in Brdo pri Kranju, near Ljubljana.     AFP PHOTO Rene GomoljPhoto: RFERL/Rene Gomolj

Kosovo FM Hoxhaj Warns of No Visa Liberalization Until 2020

“Deputy Prime Minister, Enver Hoxhaj, on the program “Interactive” on KTV, said that January 2018 is the best time possible to approve the demarcation with Montenegro by the Assembly. Hoxhaj said that January is a good time for approval to the demarcation, as only a month later, in […]

$30 million Grant for USAID Activities in KosovoPhoto: US Embassy of Kosovo

$30 million Grant for USAID Activities in Kosovo

US Ambassador Greg Delawie  has released the following statement after signing a $30 million grant for USAID activities with President Hashim Thaci and USAID Kosovo Mission Director James Hope. “December is always a good time to look back and review the year we’re bidding farewell to, and this […]

Mogherini Hosts “Western Balkan Six” PMs – High Goals for 2018Photo: Twitter

Mogherini Hosts “Western Balkan Six” PMs – High Goals for 2018

“Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy/Vice-President of the European Commission, hosted tonight an informal gathering with the Prime Ministers of the Western Balkans to discuss the situation in the region and in particular the opportunities to advance the region’s European Union integration in 2018. Prime Minister of Albania Edi […]

EBRD to Loan Kosovo $83 millionPhoto: Traveleks

EBRD to Loan Kosovo $83 million

“The Ministry of Finance is expected to sign today the loan of 71 million euro ($83.64 million) with the European Bank of Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) aimed at co-financing the construction of a 31 km highway section linking Pristina with Peja. The agreement will be signed by the […]

Haradinaj .- “We will make the army in the first half of the year.”Photo: Kosova Press

Haradinaj .- “We will make the army in the first half of the year.”

“The executive head of Kosovo, Ramush Haradinaj, has expressed his belief that the Army of Kosovo will be in the first half of next year. ‘I believe that we will make the army in the first half of the year. If we can manage to do this through constitutional […]

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: WaPo – KLA Fighters Want Serbs Tried in Special Court, as well; Kosovo to Apply for Council of Europe Spot; Kosovo Won’t Extradite Coup Suspect to TurkeyPhoto: Traveleks

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: WaPo – KLA Fighters Want Serbs Tried in Special Court, as well; Kosovo to Apply for Council of Europe Spot; Kosovo Won’t Extradite Coup Suspect to Turkey

“Former fighters of Kosovo’s independence movement began collecting signatures on Friday for a petition seeking to extend the jurisdiction of a war crimes court to include Serbs, their adversaries in their war for independence. Three associations of Kosovo Liberation Army veterans aim to collect the 10,000 signatures needed […]