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Autonomous area in the Balkans

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Kosovo: Autonomous area in the Balkans
Kosovo, officially the Republic of Kosovo, is a partially-recognized state in Southeast Europe, subject to a territorial dispute with the Republic of Serbia.

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Kosovo police officer commits suicide after killing parents, brothers

A female police officer shot dead her parents and two brothers before committing suicide in the eastern Kosovo town of Gjilan where she served, police and the prosecutor's office said on Tuesday.
Reuters - Published

Kosovo's new PM, cabinet accept halving of their salaries

Kosovo's Prime Minister Albin Kurti and cabinet ministers will accept a halving of their salaries in an attempt to demonstrate that the new government plans to tackle wage inequality.
Reuters - Published

Videos for Kosovo

Kosovo and Serbia sign deal on rail and road links in huge diplomatic step [Video]Kosovo and Serbia sign deal on rail and road links in huge diplomatic step

It comes weeks after Belgrade and Pristina agreed to resume direct flights for the first time since the Kosovo War.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 02:04Published


Albin Kurti: Kosovo's new prime minister vows to rebuild Serbia ties [Video]Albin Kurti: Kosovo's new prime minister vows to rebuild Serbia ties

Albin Kurti: Kosovo's new prime minister vows to rebuild Serbia ties

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:00Published

Kosovo-Serbia flights to restart after two decades | #TheCube [Video]Kosovo-Serbia flights to restart after two decades | #TheCube

There have been no commercial flights between Kosovo and Serbia in 21 years and it takes over five hours overland from Belgrade to Pristina.View on euronews

Credit: euronews (in English)     Duration: 01:19Published

Kosovo's election winners given 48-hour deadline to form government coalition | #TheCube [Video]Kosovo's election winners given 48-hour deadline to form government coalition | #TheCube

Kosovo's election winners given 48-hour deadline to form government coalition | #TheCube

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 01:24Published

Kosovo is still without a new prime minister or president [Video]Kosovo is still without a new prime minister or president

Kosovo is still without a new prime minister or president

Credit: Euronews English     Duration: 02:03Published

 

EU aims to admit six Balkan states under reformed process: commissioner

The European Union still aims to admit the Balkan nations of Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and North Macedonia into the bloc, new EU enlargement commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said on..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo approves new government, PM vows to be tough negotiator with Serbia

Kosovo's parliament approved a new government on Monday after weeks of coalition talks, and Prime Minister Albin Kurti promised to take a tough stance in negotiations with Balkan rival Serbia.
Reuters - Published

Kosovo parties sign long-awaited deal to form government

Kosovo’s two biggest parties reached a deal on Sunday to create a new government almost four months after the Balkan country held snap elections following the prime minister's resignation.
Reuters - Published

Kosovo jails eight over plot to kill president and prime minister

A Kosovo court jailed eight men on Wednesday for the attempted murder of a former politician and plotting to kill the Balkan country's president and prime minister in 2017.
Reuters - Published

Kosovo and Serbia agree to resume flights after two-decade gap

Kosovo and Serbia agreed on Monday to launch direct commercial flights after a two-decade interval in a deal mediated by the United States in an attempt to push the two former foes closer to..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo arrests Iran supporter over comments after Soleimani's death

Kosovo police arrested a woman on Tuesday accused of inciting terrorist acts for social media comments against the United States over the killing of Iranian Commander Qassem Soleimani.
Reuters - Published

Kosovo doctors, teachers strike after court suspends law on wages

Thousands of Kosovo doctors and teachers held a partial strike on Friday after the constitutional court suspended a long-debated law to increase salaries for most state workers.
Reuters - Published

Turkey joins Nobel ceremony boycott in protest against Handke

Turkey said on Monday it would join Albania and Kosovo in boycotting the Nobel awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticized for backing late..
Reuters - Published

Albania, Kosovo ambassadors to boycott Nobel ceremony in protest against Handke

Albania said on Monday its ambassador to Sweden would boycott the Nobel prize awards ceremony in protest against 2019 literature prize laureate Peter Handke, who has been criticized for supporting late..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo jails former minister for denying a war massacre

A court in Kosovo has sentenced a lawmaker who once served as a government minister to two years in jail for denying a massacre by Serb forces in 1999 which prompted NATO's intervention to halt the..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo indicts six over murder of moderate Serb leader

Six people have been indicted over the killing of moderate Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic in January 2018, the state prosecutor's office said on Monday.
Reuters - Published

Hot property Sancho urged to sign for United

hot property sancho urged to sign for united
LONDON (Reuters) - Borussia Dotmund's Jadon Sancho was pictured joking with a supporter who implored him to sign for Manchester United as the winger prepared for England's final Euro 2020 qualifier in..
WorldNews - Published

Southgate 'will not hesitate' over picking Sterling for Kosovo

England boss Gareth Southgate says he would have no hesitation over picking forward Raheem Sterling for Sunday's Euro 2020 qualifier in Kosovo.
BBC News - Published

Raheem Sterling: Gareth Southgate 'will not hesitate' to pick England forward in Kosovo

England boss Gareth Southgate says he would have no hesitation over picking forward Raheem Sterling for Sunday's Euro 2020 qualifier in Kosovo.
BBC News - Published

War crimes court to question Kosovo's Veseli over 1998-99 role

Kosovo's outgoing speaker of parliament, a former guerrilla commander in the 1998-99 independence war, said on Thursday he had been summoned to answer prosecutors' questions at a war crimes court in..
Reuters - Published

Euro 2020 qualifiers: England name Maddison, Stones & Oxlade-Chamberlain in squad

James Maddison is in England's squad for Euro 2020 qualifiers against Montenegro and Kosovo, despite being pictured in a casino after pulling out of the last squad with illness.
BBC News - Published

Kosovo set for two-party government coalition - final election results

Kosovo's new government will comprise a core coalition of two parties previously in opposition, after final results published on Thursday from an election held last month showed they won a narrow..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo rape: Teacher and policeman accused in teenager case

They are among six people charged in a case that shocked the Balkan state.
BBC News - Published

'The EU is running scared from fascism' – Kosovo's likely new PM

'the eu is running scared from fascism' – kosovo's likely new pm
The leftwinger set to become Kosovo’s surprise new prime minister has condemned the EU’s decision to halt further Balkans enlargement, saying it showed western leaders had forgotten the lessons of..
WorldNews - Published

Russia & Kosovo will not meet because of 'security risks' - Uefa

Uefa rules that teams from Russia and Kosovo will not meet in European competitions until further notice because of "security risks".
BBC News - Published

Trump's envoy visits Kosovo in push for new talks with Serbia

A special envoy of U.S. President Donald Trump arrived in Kosovo on Wednesday three days after it held an election, in a new push to restart talks with Serbia to reach a final deal that would pave the..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo opposition wins snap polls against ex-war commanders

kosovo opposition wins snap polls against ex-war commanders
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's opposition parties have won a snap election, overcoming the former independence fighters who have governed the country since its war 20 years...
WorldNews - Published

Opposition parties claim victory over ‘war wing’ in Kosovo elections

Opposition parties won the night in Kosovo's election Sunday taking the lead over former guerrillas who have dominated politics for the past decade.
France 24 - Published

Kosovo election: Opposition parties claim win

The poll was called after the country's prime minister resigned to appear at a war crimes court.
BBC News - Published

Kosovo voters flock to opposition parties in parliamentary poll

The opposition leftist Vetevendosje party was set to come in first in Kosovo's parliamentary poll, but it will have to negotiate a coalition to form a government.
Reuters - Published

Opposition Vetevendosje leads Kosovo poll: preliminary results

Kosovo opposition Vetevendosje party is set to come first in the parliamentary election with 26 percent of votes, slightly ahead of the Democratic League of Kosovo party which won 25 pct of votes,..
Reuters - Published

Opposition parties tied in Kosovo parliamentary vote: exit poll

Kosovo's two opposition parties -- Vetevendosje and the Democratic League of Kosovo (LDK) -- were each set to get 30 percent of the vote in the country's parliamentary election on Sunday, an exit poll..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo voters focus on graft, relations with Serbia

National elections are underway in Kosovo where the main issues for the country's 1.9 million eligible voters are tackling corruption and normalizing relations with Serbia which would pave the way for..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo votes amid pressure to resume peace talks with Serbia

Kosovo went to the polls Sunday in an election that could usher in new leadership at a time when stalled talks with former war foe Serbia are a source of instability in Europe.
France 24 - Published

Kosovo voters focus on graft, Serbia peace deal in election

Voting centers opened in Kosovo on Sunday for national elections where the main issues for the country's 1.9 million eligible voters are tackling corruption and a peace deal with Serbia which would..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo voters eye graft and deal with Serbia in election

Deep-rooted corruption and a peace deal with Serbia which would pave the way for membership of the United Nations are the chief concerns of 1.9 million eligible voters in Kosovo who go to the polls on..
Reuters - Published

Kosovo election: War crimes claims against PM hang over vote

The prime minister's past role as a guerrilla fighter against Serbia dominates Sunday's vote.
BBC News - Published

Kosovo to elect new parliament amid anger over graft, unemployment

Voters in Kosovo will pick a new parliament on Sunday in a snap election dominated by rampant corruption, sky-high unemployment and poor relations with neighboring Serbia that it must try to mend if it..
Reuters - Published

England beats Kosovo in wild Euro 2020 qualifier

england beats kosovo in wild euro 2020 qualifier
SOUTHAMPTON, England — England recovered from conceding a goal after 35 seconds to score five times in the first half in a wild 5-3 win over Kosovo on Tuesday, maintaining the team's perfect start to..
WorldNews - Published

England v Kosovo: M27 closed near Southampton after van fire

Highways England said a combination of a fire and an oil spillage had damaged the carriageway.
BBC News - Published

England U21 2-0 Kosovo U21: Phil Foden scores twice

Manchester City's Phil Foden scores twice as England Under 21s defeat Kosovo in Euro 2021 qualifying.
BBC News - Published

England v Kosovo: Southgate preparing for 'different challenge'

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's European Championship Qualifying game between England and Kosovo.
BBC News - Published

England to face 'different challenge' against Kosovo - Southgate

Preview followed by live coverage of Tuesday's European Championship Qualifying game between England and Kosovo.
BBC News - Published

The remarkable Mr Vokrri: Kosovo's football rise

Just over three years ago Kosovo had never played a full international fixture. Now they are challenging England on the way to Euro 2020.
BBC News - Published

Kosovo jails six for plans to attack NATO troops, other countries

A court in Kosovo said it had jailed six people, including a woman, for terms ranging from one to 10 years, for planning attacks on NATO troops and the public in Kosovo, Belgium and France.
Reuters - Published

New U.S. Balkan envoy says restarting Serbia-Kosovo dialogue a priority

The new U.S. Special Envoy to the Western Balkans, Matthew Palmer, said on Tuesday a priority in his new role is restarting a dialogue between Serbia and Kosovo.
Reuters - Published

Kosovo president sets Oct. 6 as date for snap parliamentary vote

Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci set Oct. 6 as the date for an early parliamentary election on Monday, following the resignation of Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj.
Reuters - Published

Kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election

kosovo lawmakers dissolve parliament, open way to election
Kosovo is headed for a snap election after its lawmakers voted to dissolve the national assembly. Previously, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned to face an inquiry over war crimes. ......
WorldNews - Published Also reported by •Reuters

Kosovo parliament to vote on whether to dissolve and hold new elections

Kosovo's parliament will on Thursday hold a vote to dissolve the assembly and trigger new elections, a move that risks further delaying a deadlocked dialogue with former war foe Serbia.
France 24 - Published

EuroBasket 2021 pre-qualifying: Great Britain beat Kosovo to qualify

Great Britain qualify for the main draw for EuroBasket 2021 with a comprehensive 101-79 victory over Kosovo in Manchester.
BBC News - Published

Kosovo investigates 22 police officers over extraditions to Turkey

Kosovo's special prosecutors are investigating the role of 22 police officers in the last year's arrest and extradition of six Turkish nationals, a move activists called human rights violation, the..
Reuters - Published

West tells Kosovo and Serbia to return to negotiating table

Four European countries and the United States urged Kosovo and Serbia on Tuesday to re-launch their dialogue on normalizing ties in order to advance their bid for EU membership.
Reuters - Published

Kosovo ex-PM will run for office if he's not indicted for war crimes

Kosovo's former prime minister, Ramush Haradinaj, who has been summoned for questioning by the war crimes prosecutor in the Hague, said on Tuesday he would run for office again if he's not indicted.
Reuters - Published

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