Kosovo

What’s Holding Up MNE-KOS Border Demarcation?

What’s Holding Up MNE-KOS Border Demarcation?

The border demarcation between the two countries is a done deal for one of them, Montenegro. Its parliament has already ratified the 2015 agreement and awaits Kosovo’s parliament to do the same. Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has called for ‘international arbitration solution for the demarcation of the […]

Vucic, Head of EU Mission in SRB Discuss EU Path, Kosovo DialoguePhoto: Tanjug / Zoran Zestic

Vucic, Head of EU Mission in SRB Discuss EU Path, Kosovo Dialogue

“President of Serbia Aleksandar Vucic said today in a meeting with the Head of the EU Mission in Serbia Sam Fabricius that Serbia’s priority is membership in the EU and that Serbia will do everything it takes to become part of the European family, but that it is […]

Kosovo Serb Judges Take Their PostsMitrovica Guide

Kosovo Serb Judges Take Their Posts

“Practical implementation of a 2015 Brussels agreement on the Kosovo judiciary began in North and South  Mitrovica Monday as Serb judges and administrative staff arrived to their posts. Their ethnic Albanian colleagues took over posts in the North Mitrovica Basic Court. The North Mitrovica Basic Court and the […]

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 […]