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Once most wanted fugitive returns in Kosovo to help ‘develop the country’

Former mayor of Kacanik, Xhabir Zharku, who was sentenced in 2011 to three years in prison for extortion and the illegal possession of weapon, has returned home last week as free man after six years on the run. Upon his return to his hometown after the statute of limitations has …

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Kosovo Parliament Speaker Veseli meets EP Rapporteur on Visas, Tanja Fajon

Kosovo Parliament Speaker, Kadri Veseli, met on Wednesday in Strasbourg, Tanja Fajon, the European Parliament’s rapporteur for Kosovo on the process of visa liberalization. Original post Here

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Kosovo man charged over attempt to join ISIS in Syria

The Special Prosecution of the Republic of Kosovo has indicted a Kosovo Albanian man on terrorism charges, who allegedly wanted to join ISIS in Syria but was caught in Turkey and sent back to Kosovo. Original post Here

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Albania asks China to recognise Kosovo as independent country

The Socialist Party of Albania asked the representatives of the Communist Party of People’s Republic of China to recognise Kosovo and support its membership into international organisations. Original post Here

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Kosovo welcomes solving of name dispute between Greece and Macedonia

Kosovo leaders have welcomed reaching of a deal on the name dispute between Macedonia and Greece. Athens and Skopje say they have reached a deal to resolve their 27-year dispute over the former Yugoslav republic’s name. Original post Here

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Kosovo war crimes court to file first indictments in 2019

The Specialist Prosecutor’s Office set up to prosecute alleged war crimes committed by the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) during 1998-2000 is expected to proceed with its first indictments next year, according to a document which the TV channel T7 got hold of. Original post Here

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Kosovo marks 19th anniversary of KFOR peacekeeping mission

Today, Kosovo and NATO marked 19 years since the deployment of the Alliance’s peacekeeping mission in Kosovo – KFOR. The deployment of the NATO led infantry peacekeepers in Kosovo came after 78 days of NATO bombing, aimed at ending Yugoslav President Slobodan Milosevic’s military campaign against innocent population of Kosovo. …

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European Parliament ready to support visa liberalisation for Kosovo

Parliament Speaker, Kadri Veseli, has started his official visit to Strasbourg when he is lobbying for Kosovo to get visa liberalisation. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Social Democrats invite political parties to discuss dialogue with Serbia

The Social-Democratic Party of Kosovo (PSD) has summoned political entities represented in Kosovo Parliament to a meeting to discuss the dialogue with Serbia and the role of Parliament in this process. Original post Here

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Kosovo to protect KLA war values with a special law

Kosovo Assembly Speaker, Kadri Veseli, announced initiation of drafting of a special law on protection of the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA) war and its values. Original post Here

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Kosovo President gets support of Quint on the dialogue with Serbia

Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, received on Tuesday ambassadors of the Quint (US, UK, Germany, France, and Italy) as well as the Head of EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, asking their support on the dialogue with Serbia. The opposition in Kosovo is disputing Thaci’s leading role in dialogue saying that …

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Mogherini to host a meeting with Presidents of Serbia and Kosovo on Sunday

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Vice-President of the European Commission, will in the framework of the EU-facilitated Dialogue host in Brussels on Sunday 24 June 2018 a meeting with Presidents Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Hashim Thaci of Kosovo. Original post Here

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Kosovo philosopher Shkelzen Maliqi barred from entering Serbia

Shkelzen Maliqi, philosopher and art critic, was barred on Monday from entering Serbia when he was due to attend a discussion on cultural cooperation between Kosovo and Serbia. Maliqi says Serbia’s move is retaliation against Kosovo officials, although as he has no political role. Original post Here

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Kosovo wants the Association of Serb Municipalities without executive powers

Kosovo chief negotiator in technical talks with Serbia, Avni Arifi, met on Monday in Brussels senior EU officials who facilitate the dialogue with Serbia, headed by Thomas Busch. During the meeting Kosovo delegation presented the results of the dialogue and reiterated that the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities will be established …

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Pacolli asks Israel to recognise Kosovo’s Independence

Kosovo Foreign Minister, Behgjet Pacolli, received Monday Israeli Ambassador, Alona Fisher Kamm when they discussed on bilateral relations between the two nations and enhancing further cooperation. Original post Here

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European Commission to decide on visas for Kosovo on 28 June

The European Commission is expected to decide on 28 June whether Kosovo has fulfilled all the visa liberalisation benchmarks, and based on the EC report, the EU institutions will decide whether or not Kosovo deserves visa free regime in the EU Schengen area. This has been confirmed to Gazeta Express, …

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Kosovo Parliament Speaker asks France’s support on visa liberalisation

Kosovo Parliament Speaker, Kadri Veseli, has travelled to Paris, as part of his tour in the EU member countries lobbying to get support for the visa liberalisation for Kosovo. Veseli who last week visited Austria, is accompanied by a group of ruling and opposition MPs during his lobbying tour. Original …

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No date on resumption of Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, says Collaku

Bekim Collaku, chief of cabinet of the Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, said that he expects the final phase of the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia will start soon, but no date has been set yet. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Interpol membership bid included in the agenda

Kosovo’s bid for membership into International Criminal Police Organisation – Interpol has been included in their agenda. This has been confirmed by Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli. Original post Here

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British Ambassador says return of Xhabir Zharku as a free man is shameful

British Ambassador to Kosovo, Ruairi O’Connell, says the return of former Kacanik mayor, Xhabir Zharku as a free man to Kosovo, is shameful. Zharku was sentenced to three years in prison for extortion and the illegal possession of weapon, but he escaped from Kosovo evading justice. Original post Here

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Kosovo President gets support of Quint on the dialogue with Serbia

Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, received on Tuesday ambassadors of the Quint (US, UK, Germany, France, and Italy) as well as the Head of EU Office in Kosovo, Nataliya Apostolova, asking their support on the dialogue with Serbia. The opposition in Kosovo is disputing Thaci’s leading role in dialogue saying that …

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Mogherini to host a meeting with Presidents of Serbia and Kosovo on Sunday

Federica Mogherini, High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Vice-President of the European Commission, will in the framework of the EU-facilitated Dialogue host in Brussels on Sunday 24 June 2018 a meeting with Presidents Aleksandar Vucic of Serbia and Hashim Thaci of Kosovo. Original post Here

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Kosovo philosopher Shkelzen Maliqi barred from entering Serbia

Shkelzen Maliqi, philosopher and art critic, was barred on Monday from entering Serbia when he was due to attend a discussion on cultural cooperation between Kosovo and Serbia. Maliqi says Serbia’s move is retaliation against Kosovo officials, although as he has no political role. Original post Here

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Kosovo wants the Association of Serb Municipalities without executive powers

Kosovo chief negotiator in technical talks with Serbia, Avni Arifi, met on Monday in Brussels senior EU officials who facilitate the dialogue with Serbia, headed by Thomas Busch. During the meeting Kosovo delegation presented the results of the dialogue and reiterated that the Association of Serb-majority Municipalities will be established …

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Pacolli asks Israel to recognise Kosovo’s Independence

Kosovo Foreign Minister, Behgjet Pacolli, received Monday Israeli Ambassador, Alona Fisher Kamm when they discussed on bilateral relations between the two nations and enhancing further cooperation. Original post Here

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European Commission to decide on visas for Kosovo on 28 June

The European Commission is expected to decide on 28 June whether Kosovo has fulfilled all the visa liberalisation benchmarks, and based on the EC report, the EU institutions will decide whether or not Kosovo deserves visa free regime in the EU Schengen area. This has been confirmed to Gazeta Express, …

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Kosovo Parliament Speaker asks France’s support on visa liberalisation

Kosovo Parliament Speaker, Kadri Veseli, has travelled to Paris, as part of his tour in the EU member countries lobbying to get support for the visa liberalisation for Kosovo. Veseli who last week visited Austria, is accompanied by a group of ruling and opposition MPs during his lobbying tour. Original …

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No date on resumption of Kosovo-Serbia dialogue, says Collaku

Bekim Collaku, chief of cabinet of the Kosovo President, Hashim Thaci, said that he expects the final phase of the dialogue between Kosovo and Serbia will start soon, but no date has been set yet. Original post Here

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Kosovo’s Interpol membership bid included in the agenda

Kosovo’s bid for membership into International Criminal Police Organisation – Interpol has been included in their agenda. This has been confirmed by Foreign Minister Behgjet Pacolli. Original post Here

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British Ambassador says return of Xhabir Zharku as a free man is shameful

British Ambassador to Kosovo, Ruairi O’Connell, says the return of former Kacanik mayor, Xhabir Zharku as a free man to Kosovo, is shameful. Zharku was sentenced to three years in prison for extortion and the illegal possession of weapon, but he escaped from Kosovo evading justice. Original post Here