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Kosovo Launches Functional Review of the Rule of Law Sector

The Functional Review of the Rule of Law Sector has been launched today in Pristina. The process, which will be led by the Ministry of Justice, will further advance rule of law reform in line with acquis and EU standards, and anchor Kosovo firmly in European area of freedom, security, …

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Wess Mitchell Set To Visit Kosovo Next Tuesday

A statement of the US Embassy in Pristina said Wess Mitchell, the assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian affairs, will arrive in Kosovo on 13 March when he will meet senior state leaders. Original post Here

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Pacolli: Srpska to vote ratification of demarcation next week

Kosovo Parliament is expected to convene again next week to finally ratify the Agreement on border demarcation with Montenegro. MPs of Srpska List, who boycotted last week’s session, have definitely agreed to vote its ratification. This is what Kosovo Deputy Prime Minister, Behgjet Pacolli is saying, adding that Srspka has …

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New round of Kosovo-Serbia technical dialogue on 19 March

European Commission spokesperson Maja Kocijancic, has announced that a new round of the technical dialogue between Pristina and Belgrade would take place in Brussels on March 19-21. Original post Here

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Collaku: Serbia to be blamed for slowing clocks in Europe

Relevant world media are reporting that a dispute between Kosovo and Serbia has apparently slowed digital clocks around Europe—and it may have been going on for close to two months. Twenty-five countries on the continent are connected in an electric grid that runs on a synchronized frequency. The frequency is …

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Senior US Diplomat Overseeing European Issues to visit Kosovo next week

Wess Mitchel, US Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, is expected to visit Pristina next week. Sources within Kosovo institutions have confirmed the news to Gazeta Express. Original post Here

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Kurti asks revise of border with Montenegro before ratification of demarcation deal

The Vetevendosje leader, Albin Kurti, in a public letter addressed to Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj, made a proposal on how to solve the border dispute with Montenegro. He said the borderline should be revised before Kosovo parliament ratifies the Agreement on demarcation. Original post Here

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Two brothers killed in Malisheva

Two brothers were killed after midnight in the village Pllocice of Malisheva, police announced Friday. Original post Here

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Kosovo Court Acquits Limaj of War Crimes

The Basic Court in Gjakova has acquitted Fatmir Limaj, former commander of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), of committing war crimes related to the killing of two Albanian civillians Ramiz Hoxha and Selman Binishi. Original post Here

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Kosovo turns down Romania’s offer, asks Bucharest to recognise independence

Romanian President Klaus Iohannis said on Thursday in Bucharest after meeting Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic that he is ready to involve in finding a solution between Kosovo and Serbia. He said that a final solution cannot be imposed from outside and that he cannot imagine a solution that is not …

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Kosovo’s opposition leader wants a broad-based Government

Chairman of the biggest opposition party in Kosovo, LDK, Isa Mustafa, asked creation of a broad-based Government based on political balance in Parliament. He said the LDK holds the biggest number of seats in Parliament granting the LDK the prime minister’s position. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Haradinaj slams Austria for supporting redrawing of borders

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says he knows reasons why Austria is supporting partition of Kosovo. Haradinaj recalled the weeding of Austrian Foreign Minister in July 2018 reminding that one of the wedding guests was Russian President, Vladimir Putin, whose country also is pushing forward the idea on redrawing borders …

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Kosovo Golden Girl Confirms Domination, wins Gold in Düsseldorf Grand Slam

Kosovo judoka, Majlinda Kelmendi, Rio 2016 Olympic champion and two-time world champion, claimed the Gold Medal at the Düsseldorf Grand Slam 2019 in Germany. Kelmendi dominated all of her opponents. Original post Here

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Kosovo Prime Minister feels no pressure on rescinding tax

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj reiterated Friday that introduction of 100 percent tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina tax, helped domestic businesses to increase their production and capacities. Haradinaj says the tax will remain into place regardless pressure of international community asking him to suspend the trade measure. Original post Here

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Tax on Serbian goods not conditioned with visas, says Kosovo EU Minister

Kosovo’s Minister of EU Integration, Dhurata Hoxha, said she has no official confirmation the European Union is conditioning suspension of tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods with visa liberalization despite EU’s repeated call to rescind the tax. Original post Here

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Kosovo Negotiation Team Briefs Ambassadors on Dialogue Process

Kosovo Negotiation Team in dialogue with Serbia met Friday Ambassadors accredited in Kosovo to inform them on their informing them on the role the state delegation will play in final phase of dialogue with Belgrade. Original post Here

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Kosovo Air Traffic Controllers end strike

Kosovo’s Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Pal Lekaj, and head of the trade union of the Air Traffic Controllers, Artan Hasani, signed Friday a Memorandum of Understanding ending the strike which caused cancellation and delay of many flights in and out of Pristina International Airport over the last two weeks. …

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Serbia’s Vucic with threatening tone: No one touches Kosovo Serbs

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday that Serbia will not let anyone touch the Kosovo Serbs. Original post Here

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Ex-KLA member tells Hague prosecutors ‘Kosovo war was just’

Former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) member, Isuf Gashi, after two days questioning by the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office prosecutors in Pristina, said the KLA war was about liberation, and accused Serbia of committing war crimes. Original post Here

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Tax won’t be suspended next week, says Besnik Tahiri

Besnik Tahiri, senior member of Alliance for the Future of Kosovo, AAK, headed by Ramush Haradinaj, said Thursday the 100 percent tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods will not be rescinded any time soon. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s opposition leader wants a broad-based Government

Chairman of the biggest opposition party in Kosovo, LDK, Isa Mustafa, asked creation of a broad-based Government based on political balance in Parliament. He said the LDK holds the biggest number of seats in Parliament granting the LDK the prime minister’s position. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Haradinaj slams Austria for supporting redrawing of borders

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj says he knows reasons why Austria is supporting partition of Kosovo. Haradinaj recalled the weeding of Austrian Foreign Minister in July 2018 reminding that one of the wedding guests was Russian President, Vladimir Putin, whose country also is pushing forward the idea on redrawing borders …

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Kosovo Golden Girl Confirms Domination, wins Gold in Düsseldorf Grand Slam

Kosovo judoka, Majlinda Kelmendi, Rio 2016 Olympic champion and two-time world champion, claimed the Gold Medal at the Düsseldorf Grand Slam 2019 in Germany. Kelmendi dominated all of her opponents. Original post Here

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Kosovo Prime Minister feels no pressure on rescinding tax

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj reiterated Friday that introduction of 100 percent tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina tax, helped domestic businesses to increase their production and capacities. Haradinaj says the tax will remain into place regardless pressure of international community asking him to suspend the trade measure. Original post Here

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Tax on Serbian goods not conditioned with visas, says Kosovo EU Minister

Kosovo’s Minister of EU Integration, Dhurata Hoxha, said she has no official confirmation the European Union is conditioning suspension of tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods with visa liberalization despite EU’s repeated call to rescind the tax. Original post Here

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Kosovo Negotiation Team Briefs Ambassadors on Dialogue Process

Kosovo Negotiation Team in dialogue with Serbia met Friday Ambassadors accredited in Kosovo to inform them on their informing them on the role the state delegation will play in final phase of dialogue with Belgrade. Original post Here

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Kosovo Air Traffic Controllers end strike

Kosovo’s Minister of Infrastructure and Transport, Pal Lekaj, and head of the trade union of the Air Traffic Controllers, Artan Hasani, signed Friday a Memorandum of Understanding ending the strike which caused cancellation and delay of many flights in and out of Pristina International Airport over the last two weeks. …

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Serbia’s Vucic with threatening tone: No one touches Kosovo Serbs

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Friday that Serbia will not let anyone touch the Kosovo Serbs. Original post Here

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Ex-KLA member tells Hague prosecutors ‘Kosovo war was just’

Former Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) member, Isuf Gashi, after two days questioning by the Specialist Prosecutor’s Office prosecutors in Pristina, said the KLA war was about liberation, and accused Serbia of committing war crimes. Original post Here

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Tax won’t be suspended next week, says Besnik Tahiri

Besnik Tahiri, senior member of Alliance for the Future of Kosovo, AAK, headed by Ramush Haradinaj, said Thursday the 100 percent tax on Serbian and Bosnia-Herzegovina goods will not be rescinded any time soon. Original post Here