Kosovo

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kosovo Amb. in NYC for Councilman’s Inauguration; Kosovo Leads World Support of Trump in Gallup Poll;  Kosovo Struggles with Alternative Energy; Kosovo Assembly to Remove Special Court from AgendaPhoto: Twitter

Kosovo WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kosovo Amb. in NYC for Councilman’s Inauguration; Kosovo Leads World Support of Trump in Gallup Poll; Kosovo Struggles with Alternative Energy; Kosovo Assembly to Remove Special Court from Agenda

Kosovo Ambassador to the United States Vlora Citaku and Head of the Mission of Kosovo in New York Teuta Sahatqija were in New York on Sunday for the inauguration of New York City Councilman Mark Gjonaj. Gjonaj, from the Bronx, is the first Albanian-American to hold office as a New […]

How did the Balkans score in the 2018 Freedom House Report?

The 2018 Freedom House Report was released on Friday. Let’s look into how the Balkans fared. Slovenia is the most free, and has an aggregate score of 93/100 with a GDP per capita of $20,873. Meanwhile, on the other end of the spectrum was Bosnia and Herzegovina and […]

Video – More than 2,000 Mourn the Death of Oliver Ivanovic

Video – More than 2,000 Mourn the Death of Oliver Ivanovic

“More than 2,000 people gathered in Kosovo’s northern town of Mitrovica on Wednesday to pay respects to a Serb leader whose killing inflamed tensions between the neighbours. Oliver Ivanovic, 64, was shot dead with six bullets on Tuesday in front of his party office in Mitrovica, a town […]

More Harsh Words of Warning from US Amb. Delawie on Special CourtUS Embassy Kosovo

More Harsh Words of Warning from US Amb. Delawie on Special Court

“The U.S. ambassador to Kosovo, Greg Delawie, has warned the country’s politicians that they will bear ‘specific and harsh consequences’ should their efforts to abolish a new war crimes court succeed. ‘Let me be clear: MPs who support this initiative — and the politicians who lead it, despite their denials […]

Kosovo Charges Two for Supporting Extremist GroupsPhoto: Our Wonderland

Kosovo Charges Two for Supporting Extremist Groups

“Prosecutors in Kosovo say they have charged two people with supporting extremist groups on social media. Statements from the Kosovo prosecutor’s office said Wednesday that both defendants, identified as B.Q. and K.P., used their Facebook pages last year to distribute threatening photos and videos, and made open calls […]

Kosovo Serb Politician Oliver Ivanovic’s Assassination: Who was he? Two Prosecutors Named Haradinaj to Invite FBI to Investigate? Vucic Condemns Terrorist Act, Will Spend Weekend in Kosovo

Kosovo Serb Politician Oliver Ivanovic’s Assassination: Who was he? Two Prosecutors Named Haradinaj to Invite FBI to Investigate? Vucic Condemns Terrorist Act, Will Spend Weekend in Kosovo

“The slaying of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic on Tuesday put a spotlight on new tensions in the Balkans, years after a violent conflict divided the region. Considered a moderate politician, Ivanovic was reportedly shot several times near his office in Mitrovica, a Serb-run city in northern Kosovo. His death had immediate repercussions, as political […]

Djuric – No Dialogue With Kosovo Until Ivanovic Murder SolvedPhoto: TANJUG/Tanja Valic

Djuric – No Dialogue With Kosovo Until Ivanovic Murder Solved

“The Director for the Office of Kosovo and Metohija Marko Djuric said tonight that that the dialogue in Brussels (Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue) won’t be continuing until Serbia is given answers about the murder of Oliver Ivanovic. Djuric told RTS that the information that arrived to our authorities shows that this […]

William Walker in Kosovo to Mark Racak Massacre AnniversaryPhoto: Lajmi

William Walker in Kosovo to Mark Racak Massacre Anniversary

“Hundreds of Kosovo Albanians gathered in the village of Recak to mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre of 44 people by Serbian police in 1999. Relatives of victims, survivors, senior state officials of Kosovo attended the commemoration at the memorial complex in Recak on Monday to mark […]

Pacolli Urges Kosovo to Pass Demarcation, Go Forward with Special CourtPhoto: KosovaPress

Pacolli Urges Kosovo to Pass Demarcation, Go Forward with Special Court

“Minister of Foreign Affairs Behgjet Pacolli has urged that the demarcation with Montenegro and the Special Court are two issues that should be closed as soon as possible, otherwise they would continue to tarnish the country. With regard to the Special Court, Pacolli said that Kosovo has an international […]