Belgrade condemns ‘hate’ after Orthodox graves in Kosovo vandalised

By |julij 15th, 2019|ethnic tensions, Kosovo, Kosovo war, News, Serbia|

Graves at a Serbian Orthodox cemetery in Kosovo have been vandalised, police said on Sunday (14 July), in an incident that comes at a time of rising tension between Belgrade and Pristina.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Belgrade condemns ‘hate’ after Orthodox graves in Kosovo vandalised

Kosovo says to maintain its tariffs on Serbia despite EU pressure

By |december 4th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, cefta, ethnic tensions, EU enlargement, Johannes Hahn, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, Kosovo war, News, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia, tariffs|

Kosovo will keep its 100% tariffs on Serbian goods until Belgrade recognizes Pristina, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said on Monday (4 December), defying calls by the European Union and United States for the tariffs to be abolished.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo says to maintain its tariffs on Serbia despite EU pressure

Serbia warns Kosovo against ‘undermining’ regional stability

By |november 12th, 2018|ethnic tensions, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Yugoslav wars|

Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić on Sunday (11 November) accused Kosovo of "undermining regional cooperation and stability" by raising taxes on Serbian goods.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia warns Kosovo against ‘undermining’ regional stability

As Bosnians prepare to vote, some lament being ‘second-class citizens’

By |oktober 5th, 2018|Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croats, Dayton Agreement, ethnic tensions, Muslims, News, Republika Srpska, Serbs, Yugoslav wars|

In a country where political power is formally shared by three ethnic groups, Bosnians who identify as "ostali" -- or "others" -- are second-class citizens.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za As Bosnians prepare to vote, some lament being ‘second-class citizens’

Tensions as Kosovo police arrest senior Serbian official

By |marec 27th, 2018|Aleksandar Vučić, ethnic tensions, Federica Mogherini, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, mitrovica, News, Serbia, Yugoslav wars|

Kosovo police arrested a senior Serbian official in the flashpoint town of Mitrovica on Monday (26 March), raising fresh tensions between the former foes who are trying to relaunch a dialogue. 

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Tensions as Kosovo police arrest senior Serbian official

Ethiopia’s prime minister resigns to smooth path for political reform

By |februar 16th, 2018|democratisation, economic growth, Ethiopia, ethnic tensions, human rights abuses, News|

Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn suddenly resigned yesterday (15 February) in what he described as a bid to smooth reforms, following years of violent unrest that threatened the ruling party’s hold on Africa’s second most populous nation.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Ethiopia’s prime minister resigns to smooth path for political reform

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 ‘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

Kosovo government falls over border demarcation deal with Montenegro

By |maj 11th, 2017|ethnic tensions, EU enlargement, Greater Albania, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, Montenegro, Nato, News, Serbia, visa-free travel|

Kosovo's government collapsed on `Wednesday (10 May) after it lost a confidence vote in parliament, a move expected to trigger a snap election after more than a year of political crisis in the tiny Balkan country.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo government falls over border demarcation deal with Montenegro

Violence erupts as protesters storm Macedonia parliament

By |april 28th, 2017|Albania, democratic deficit, ethnic Albanians, ethnic tensions, Greater Albania, Macedonia, News, Nikola Gruevski, Russia, SDSM, VMRO-DPMNE, Zoran Zaev|

Nationalists stormed Macedonia's parliament on Thursday (27 April) and attacked MPs, including the opposition leader, in protest against a vote for a new parliamentary speaker.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Violence erupts as protesters storm Macedonia parliament