Macedonia parliament to vote on name change deal with Greece

By |oktober 15th, 2018|Alexis Tsipras, EPP, ethnic Albanians, Gjorge Ivanov, Greece-Macedonia deal, Macedonia referendum, Nato, News, VMRO-DPMNE, Zoran Zaev|

Macedonia's parliament will vote Monday (15 October) on whether to ratify a deal to change the country's name, in a bid to finally settle one of Europe's longest running disputes.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macedonia parliament to vote on name change deal with Greece

Kosovo president visits disputed area after similar visit by Serbian leader

By |oktober 1st, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, ethnic Albanians, EU enlargement, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, News, Russia, Serbia, Serbia-Kosovo conflict, territorial claims, Vladimir Putin, Yugoslav wars|

Kosovo's president made a rare visit on Saturday (29 September) to a disputed, mainly ethnic Serb area in the north of the country, angering Belgrade just three weeks after Serbia's president infuriated Pristina by visiting the same area.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo president visits disputed area after similar visit by Serbian leader

Commission encourages border ‘corrections’ to settle Kosovo-Serbia relations

By |avgust 27th, 2018|ethnic Albanians, EU enlargement, Greater Albania, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

Brussels should accept an agreement between Serbs and ethnic Albanians to settle their long-standing dispute over Kosovo, a top EU official said on Sunday (26 August), seeking to dispel fears that any redrawing of Balkan borders might reignite feuds in...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Commission encourages border ‘corrections’ to settle Kosovo-Serbia relations

Trial starts for violent storming of Macedonian parliament

By |avgust 23rd, 2018|EPP, ethnic Albanians, Macedonia, name dispute, News, Nikola Gruevski, socialists, violence, VMRO-DPMNE, Zoran Zaev|

A Macedonian court on Wednesday (22 August) launched a trial of 33 men, including five opposition MPs and a former interior minister, accused of involvement in a violent attack on parliament last year.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Trial starts for violent storming of Macedonian parliament

Tensions grow before biggest secret is revealed: FYROM’s new name

By |januar 18th, 2018|ethnic Albanians, EU enlargement, EU-Macedonia relations, FYROM, Gjorge Ivanov, Greater Albania, Greece, Macedonia, Macedonia crisis, Macedonia name dispute, Matthew Nimetz, Nato, News, Nikola Gruevski, Russia, United Nations, VMRO-DPMNE, Zoran Zaev|

The opposition VMRO-DPMNE of former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski in Skopje, possibly encouraged by Russia, is trying to hinder the resolution of a name dispute with Greece that has blocked the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's (FYROM) progress ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tensions grow before biggest secret is revealed: FYROM’s new name

EU tells Kosovo relations will suffer if it scraps war crimes court

By |januar 12th, 2018|ethnic Albanians, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, News, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia, war crimes, Yugoslav wars|

The European Union warned Kosovo today (12 January) that its relations with the bloc will suffer if it scraps a war crimes court linked to its bloody independence struggle.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU tells Kosovo relations will suffer if it scraps war crimes court

Macedonian police detain ex-minister over April riots

By |november 29th, 2017|corruption, eavesdropping, ethnic Albanians, ethnic tensions, Macedonia, name dispute, News, Nikola Gruevski, VMRO-DPMNE, Zoran Zaev|

Macedonian authorities detained a former interior minister and a number of lawmakers and political activists on Tuesday (28 November) on charges related to violence in parliament in April which pushed the Balkan country into a political crisis.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Macedonian police detain ex-minister over April riots

Kosovo’s election deadlock blocks funds, recognition

By |avgust 21st, 2017|Aleksandar Vučić, democratic deficit, ethnic Albanians, EU enlargement, Greater Albania, Hague court, Hashim Thaçi, Interpol, Ivica Dacic, KLA, Kosovo, nationalism, News, political crisis, Serbia, UNESCO, Western Balkans, Yugoslav wars|

Kosovo's failure to establish a government two months after an election is stalling its bids for greater international recognition and blocking funds for the poverty-stricken country.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo’s election deadlock blocks funds, recognition

Belgrade seeks ‘delimitation’ for Serbs in Kosovo

By |avgust 14th, 2017|Aleksandar Vučić, Enver Hoxhaj, ethnic Albanians, EU enlargement, Greater Albania, Ivica Dacic, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkans, Yugoslav wars|

Serbia's foreign minister and a top ally of President Aleksandar Vučić has suggested a compromise to end a conflict over Kosovo, the newest independent European state, that is blocking Serbia's hopes of European Union membership.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belgrade seeks ‘delimitation’ for Serbs in Kosovo

Kosovo’s ‘war wing’ coalition wins parliamentary vote

By |junij 12th, 2017|elections, ethnic Albanians, ethnic tensions, Kosovo, Montenegro, News, Serbia, Yugoslav wars|

A coalition led by the ruling centre-right Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) came first in Kosovo's snap parliamentary election yesterday (11 June), but it will have to find a coalition partner to form a stable government, results based on a partial vot...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo’s ‘war wing’ coalition wins parliamentary vote