EU and US in opposite camps as Kosovo government toppled

By |marec 26th, 2020|Albin Kurti, border change, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, News, Serbia, tariffs, United States|

Kosovo's government was toppled by a no-confidence vote Wednesday (25 March) less than two months after coming to power, plunging the unstable democracy into political uncertainty as it tries to halt the spread of coronavirus.

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There is room to democratize EU integration process in Kosovo

By |marec 23rd, 2020|civil society, EU enlargement, Kosovo, News|

It is not surprising why Kosovo lags behind in the EU enlargement process, having in mind that many civic society actors were excluded from previous consultation processes, write Svjetlana Ramic Markovic and Agon Demjaha. Svjetlana Ramic Markovic is MA...

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Kosovo war crimes prosecutor files first indictments

By |februar 25th, 2020|Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, News, organ harvesting, Ramush Haradinaj, war crimes|

The prosecutor for a Hague-based court has handed down the first indictments over alleged war crimes committed by Kosovo guerrillas during a 1990s conflict, a spokeswoman said Monday (24 February).

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New Kosovo PM ready to revoke tariffs for Serbian goods

By |februar 24th, 2020|Albin Kurti, EU enlargement, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, News, reconciliation, Serbia, Western Balkans|

A few years ago, the newly elected Kosovo prime minister overturned Serbian trucks. But Albin Kurti now says he is ready to revoke tariffs introduced by his predecessor on Serbian goods.

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EU in ‘frank’ talks with Western Balkan nations seeking membership

By |februar 17th, 2020|Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Charles Michel, Emmanuel Macron, enlargement fatigue, EU enlargement, France, Kosovo, Montenegro, News, North Macedonia, Serbia, Western Balkans|

European Council president Charles Michel on Sunday (16 February) met with leaders of the six Western Balkan nations seeking to join the EU, for 'frank' talks ahead of a key summit in Zagreb in May.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU in ‘frank’ talks with Western Balkan nations seeking membership

Kosovo approves former leftist rebel as PM

By |februar 4th, 2020|Albin Kurti, Kosovo, Kosovo elections, News, Ramush Haradinaj|

Kosovo’s parliament approved a new prime minister on Monday (3 February) after four months of haggling over government posts, raising hopes that long-frozen talks with Serbia could resume. Former rebel leader Albin Kurti and his cabinet were installed only a...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo approves former leftist rebel as PM

Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

By |januar 22nd, 2020|Aleksandar Vučić, Croatian Presidency, Emmanuel Macron, EU-Western Balkans Summit, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

EU countries should soon reach a consensus on new enlargement methodology. Details remain unknown and it is not clear if the reform will also apply to Montenegro and Serbia, which are further along the accession path than the Western Balkans' other EU ...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Serbia expects little from enlargement reform but hopes for more quality, speed

Lufthansa attempts to resurrect Serbia-Kosovo air link

By |januar 20th, 2020|Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, Lufthansa, News, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia|

Europe’s largest airline, Lufthansa, signed an agreement in Berlin on Monday (20 January) to operate direct flights between Serbia and Kosovo's capitals, in a move welcomed by diplomats and politicians eager to see further rapprochement between the erstwhile foes.

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Albanian PM sues Kosovo counterpart for defamation over land-swap claims

By |januar 16th, 2020|Albania, Aleksandar Vučić, Edi Rama, ethnic Albanians, Kosovo, Kosovo recognition, Kosovo war, News, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia|

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama has filed a lawsuit for defamation against Kosovo’s outgoing prime minister, who has repeatedly said Rama was involved in talks about dividing up Kosovo along ethnic lines, a court in Pristina said on Thursday (16 January).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Albanian PM sues Kosovo counterpart for defamation over land-swap claims

State capture threatens Serbia’s EU integration process

By |december 17th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, democratic deficit, EU enlargement, Kosovo, media freedom, News, Serbia|

For years, Serbia has been labelled as one of the frontrunners for EU accession in the Western Balkans, being one of two countries in the region currently negotiating membership. Unfortunately, there is little truth in this perception, write representa...

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