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Kosovo

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Silvana, l’oubliée du pays des merles noirs | Plum à Berlin NEW
plumaberlin.com, 1 Year, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
La mission Eulex Kosovo : pas assez efficace ! L’Etat kosovar « limité » (Cour des comptes) NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 6 Hours, 48 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) L’aide de l’Union européenne au Kosovo, notamment sous la forme de sa mission d’assistance à l’Etat de droit (EULEX), n’est pas suffisamment efficace dans sa lutte contre le crime organisé et la corruption, a estimé la Cour...
Europe Cannot do Soft Power NEW
Judy Dempsey’s Strategic Europe 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Days, 4 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
Any doubts you might have harbored about the effectiveness of the EU's soft power have been confirmed by a devastating report by the European Court of Auditors on Kosovo.
EU scheitert im Kosovo NEW
Lost in EUrope 1 Year, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 33 Minutes ago
Es war der bisher größte und ehrgeizigste Auslandseinsatz der EU. Nun fällt der europäische Rechnungshof ein vernichtendes Urteil über die “Rechtsstaatsmission” im Kosovo:  Trotz Milliardenhilfe aus der EU habe es so gut wie keine F...
Kosovo | Příliš drahá a neúčinná mise EU NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 3 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
„Mise v Kosovu Evropskou unii vyčerpala,“ píše Le Figaro po zveřejnění zprávy Evropského účetního dvora o řízení kosovské krize pod taktovkou Unie. Účetn&i...
Kosovo | EU-Mission EULEX: zu teuer, ineffizient NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
„EU-Mission verrissen“, kommentiert Le Figaro den Bericht des Europäischen Rechnungshofs über die Vorgehensweise der Europäischen Union in der Kosovo-Krise. Die Prüfer kritisieren unter anderem „den bescheidenen...
New demography figures in Kosovo are significant for minorities NEW
ECMI InfoChannel 1 Year, 9 Months, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
Newly released census results are significant for minorities in Kosovo. The results can change the political arrangement and decision making power of minority groups, tells ECMI Kosovo’s September Newsletter. Continue reading →Source: ECMI In...
Five minutes with Mimoza Kusari-Lila, Deputy Prime Minister & Minister of Trade & Industry, Kosovo – “Kosovo will never become part of Serbia again” NEW
EUROPP - European Politics and Policy 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Days, 17 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
A number of countries – including five EU member states – still do not recognise the independence of Kosovo from Serbia. In an interview with EUROPP editors Stuart A Brown and Chris Gilson, Mimoza Kusari-Lila, Kosovo’s Deputy Prime Minister and...
Arrestations de terroristes au Kosovo NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 9 Months, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
(B2) Trois individus suspectés d’être membres d’une organisation terroriste on été arrêtés par les forces de police de la mission européenne Etat de droit au Kosovo (EULEX-Kosovo) Le réseau terroriste serait responsable des trois attaques...
Besök från Kosovo NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 10 Hours, 49 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Sent lördag eftermiddag kom jag hem från veckan i New York, och nu randas här en ny vecka med nya uppgifter. I morgon bitti åker Fredrik Reinfeldt till Paris för överläggningar med president Hollande, och samtidigt tar jag här i St...
Serbia, Kosovo Talks Seen Soon NEW
Real Time Brussels - WSJ 1 Year, 9 Months, 3 Weeks, 21 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Stalled talks between Belgrade and Pristina could start soon.
Zollabkommen mit Kosovo NEW
Andreas Schieder 1 Year, 10 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Am Freitag haben Naim Huruglica, kosovarischer Customs Director General, und ich ein Zollabkommen zwischen Österreich und Kosovo unterzeichnet. Damit wird eine Rechtsgrundlage zur Zusammenarbeit in Zollfragen geschaffen. Ziel des Abkommens ist den g...
ECMI Kosovo co-produces TV and radio series NEW
ECMI InfoChannel 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 2 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
ECMI Kosovo currently co-produces a number of television and radio programs. They focus on social and economic conditions of the Serb population in Kosovo. Continue reading →Source: ECMI InfoChannel @ European Centre for Minority Issues.
Kosovo: The Challenges Ahead NEW
East of Center 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 4 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
By gaining full independence this week, Kosovo reached a political milestone. But major hurdles remain.
What’s next for Kosovo? NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 1 Minute ago
Normalising relations between Kosovo and Serbia has become a highly relevant and even urgent issue for a number of reasons. Several positive factors have “converged” at this juncture. First andRead more…...
Another step NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 12 Hours, 46 Minutes ago
FOR A small country it is a big deal. On September 10th the International Civilian Office (ICO) closed its doors, amid banners proclaiming the end of “supervised independence.” When Kosovo declared independence in 2008 part of the deal with its w...
Trois cas supplémentaires sur le tableau de chasse d’EULEX NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 23 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
(B2) Les arrestations pour corruption continuent au Kosovo. Les policiers de EULEX — la mission européenne « Etat de droit » — ont arrêté, mercredi (12 septembre), trois Kosovars, dont un haut responsable municipal de Prist...
Kosovo: Prizren Comic Book & Cartoon Festival NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
Macedonian artist Vesna Nichevska-Saravinova blogged about her participation in the Prizren Comics Festival, organized by the Kosovo Comic Book Artist Association, Xhennet Comics [sq]. Four out of 15 featured artists at the festival were from Macedon...
Kosovo: “Cinematic Darkness Knows No Nation” NEW
Global Voices Central & Eastern Europe 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 20 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
At Kosovo 2.0 blog, Belgrade-based journalist Dušan Komarčević writes - here and here - about his July 2012 trip to Prizren, Kosovo, to attend the DOKUFEST International Documentary and Short Film Festival: […] The cinemas were filled with m...
Balkán | Kosovo získalo více nezávislosti NEW
Presseurop Blogy (CZ) 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
Mezinárodní civilní úřad (ICO) zavírá 10. září svou prištinskou kancelář. V kosovském hlavním městě se za účelem schválení nového st...
Kosovo | Ein wenig mehr Unabhängigkeit NEW
Presseurop Blog (DE) 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Das Büro des Internationalen Repräsentanten (ICO) in Pristina wird am 10. September schließen. Die Vertreter der 25 Staaten, die zur internationalen Lenkungsgruppe gehören, darunter 20 EU-Mitgliedsstaaten, die Türkei, Kroati...
Kosovo | Um pouco mais independente mas ainda não por completo NEW
Presseurop Blogue (PT) 1 Year, 10 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 5 Hours, 29 Minutes ago
O Gabinete Civil Internacional (ICO) vai encerrar, em Pristina, no dia 10 de setembro. Os representantes dos 25 países responsáveis do GCI, entre os quais 20 Estados-membros da UE, a Turquia, a Croácia, a Noruega, a Suí&cc...
Fusillade contre un véhicule EULEX à un moment-clé pour le Kosovo NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 2 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Des inconnus ont tiré sur un véhicule d’EULEX ce vendredi matin (7 septembre) qui circulaient au nord-Kosovo. Un policier kosovar qui les accompagnait a été légèrement blessé. Alors que plusieurs officiers de la force de police...
Macedonia request: ‘Macedonians’ should be recognized in Kosovo’s constitution NEW
ECMI InfoChannel 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 21 Hours, 51 Minutes ago
The "Muslim Macedonians" should be included in Kosovo’s constitution. This is the main contents of an official request filed by Macedonia’s president Gjorge Ivanov, tells ECMI Kosovo’s July Newsletter. Continue reading →...
UE, passi in avanti nei Balcani NEW
Skapegoat - il blog di Aldo Ciummo 1 Year, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 13 Hours, 56 Minutes ago
Il presidente del Consiglio della Unione Europea, Herman Van Rompuy, ha sottolineato l’importanza dell’attuazione di tutti gli accordi in Kosovo L’attuazione completa degli accordi da parte delle istituzioni regionali coinvolte è a...
EULEX tape au coeur de l’appareil judiciaire kosovar NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 11 Months, 2 Weeks, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) Dix personnes viennent d’être mises en examen dans une affaire de corruption au Kosovo. Le président de la cour municipale de Pristina, quatre anciens juges de cette même cour ainsi que trois anciens juges d’une cour de distri...
Improving the delivery of education to the Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities of Kosovo NEW
ECMI InfoChannel 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 23 Hours, 44 Minutes ago
From 5-8 June ECMI Kosovo organized a training workshop for the municipal officials of Fushë Kosovë/Kosovo Polje, tells ECMI Kosovo’s Monthly Newsletter. Continue reading →...
Eulex Kosovo recrute spécialistes judiciaires NEW
Bruxelles2 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 14 Hours, 3 Minutes ago
(BRUXELLES2) La mission EULEX Kosovo (Etat de droit) recrute une dizaine de spécialistes des affaires judiciaires, souvent de haut niveau. Absence d’expérience s’abstenir ! Quelques uns en détachement de personnels d’Etats membre...
ECMI Kosovo kicks off language courses for municipal officials NEW
ECMI InfoChannel 1 Year, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
In June, ECMI Kosovo started to provide Albanian and Serbian language classes to officials of three municipalities. Continue reading →...
Det smått historiska handslaget NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 2 Weeks, 1 Day, 7 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
DUBROVNIK: Det är utan tvekan handslaget mellan Kosovos premiärminister Hashim Thaci och Serbiens f d president och sannolikt nye oppositionsledare Boris Tadic som kommer att dominera bilden av årets möte här. Och bilden dominerar redan media i...
Visit to Kosovo NEW
Cecilia Malmström 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days, 18 Hours, 41 Minutes ago
I am in Pristina, Kosovo for two days. The purpose of the visit is to launch a visa dialogue with the country. All Balkan countries today, except for Kosovo, enjoy visa freedom with the EU. Being able to visit family and friends or go for a holiday o...
Besök i Kosovo NEW
Cecilia Malmström Mitt Europa 2 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days, 19 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
Är i Pristina, Kosovo i två dagar. Syftet är att lansera en visumdialog med landet. Samtliga länder på västra Balkan har ju numera visumfrihet med EU utom Kosovo. Att kunna hälsa på familj och vänner, turista eller göra affärer utan krång...
What did ECFR learn in Kosovo? NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 2 Years, 8 Months, 8 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Over the weekend ECFR rolled into Prishtina where we held a the inaugural Germia Hill forum on “South East Europe in a Multipolar Era” - a joint venture with Kosovo’s MFA. For two days, nearly aRead more…...
What the Kosovans can teach the EU27 NEW
Whose world order? – ECFR’s blog 2 Years, 8 Months, 4 Days, 4 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
This is the first time I've been back to Kosovo since it became independent. That in itself is quite a thrill: go back a few years and I was reporting from here for the BBC as it inched closer to aRead more…...
Övervinna Kosovos delning NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 2 Years, 8 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 9 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
PRISTINA: Dimmig morgon på det sätt som brukar vara fallet på Balkan denna tid på året – med de problem det för med sig. Gårdagen var fylld med intensiva samtal här. Det blev rätt länge med premiärminister Hashim Thaci såväl om Kos...
Κόσοβο: συνάντηση του ΥΠΕΞ Σταύρου Λαμπρινίδη με τον Πρωθυπουργό του Κοσόβου Χασίμ Θάτσι NEW
blogs@ELIAMEP 2 Years, 10 Months, 4 Days, 9 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Διαβάστε το τηλεγράφημα τύπου του Αθηναϊκού-Μακεδονικού Πρακτορείου Ειδήσεων σχετικά με την συνάντηση του Υπουργού Εξωτερικών κ. Σταύρ...
Perchè l'Europa ha bisogno del Kosovo NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 3 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Il fulcro della bilancia diplomatica fra Russia ed America nella regione balcanica giace fra le aulee del Parlamento di Pristina ed un solo interlocutore manca per risolvere l'enigma kosovaro: l'Europa. Ma quale Europa? Secondo quanto insegna Ronald...
Unfreezing Kosovo's politics NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 3 Years, 9 Months, 6 Days, 16 Hours, 19 Minutes ago
Kosovo's government collapses. Can America help?
La Kfor réduite à 5500 hommes début 2011 NEW
Bruxelles2 3 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 2 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
La force de maintien de la paix de l’OTAN déployée au Kosovo accélère la réduction de son format. C’est la suite d’un processus de retrait progressif décidé l’année dernière. Une première étape avait été franchie...
Interview: PM Thaci Talks About The UN's Kosovo Resolution NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 23 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci spoke with RFE/RL's Nikola Krastev in New York one day after the UN General Assembly adopted a resolution aimed at opening the way for dialogue between Belgrade and Kosovo. Whether that will actually happen remain...
International Court of Justice: Kosovo ruling NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 18 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
A month ago, the International Court of Justice (ICJ) delivered an advisory opinion on Kosovo's declaration of independence. It was titled Accordance with international law of the unilateral declaration of independence in respect of Kosovo, and had b...
Viktigt om Serbien och Kosovo NEW
Carl Bildt (SE) 3 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 15 Hours, 34 Minutes ago
STOCKHOLM: Efter långa och inte okomplicerade förhandlingar kunde FN:s generalförsamling i går enhälligt anta en resolution som lagts fram gemensamt av de 27 EU-staterna och Serbien och som uppmanar till direkta samtal mellan Belgrad och Pristi...
The Need to Recognise Kosovo NEW
Le Taurillon 3 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 18 Hours, 12 Minutes ago
The ICJ ruling on 22nd July 2010 was an encouraging signal for Kosovo's independence. Yet, five EU member states continue to block Kosovo's full sovereignty and thus the region's prosperity. “The declaration of independence of the 17th of February...
Morning Brief (8-9) NEW
Global Europe 3 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 14 Hours, 28 Minutes ago
Progress between EU and Serbia on Kosovo? Yesterday EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton met with Serbian President Boris Tadic. According to Serbian Blic online, “Brussels is offering Serbia a dialog over special status for the north of Ko...
Slovenija kot akter kosovske prihodnosti NEW
New solutions 3 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 1 Day, 18 Hours, 26 Minutes ago
Interes Slovenije in mednarodne skupnosti za delovanje pravne države na Kosovem sovpadata in ob modrem notranjepolitičnem sodelovanju lahko pride do vzajemnega podpiranja in sinergij. Z dialogom med političnimi elitami bi dosegli večjo kredibilno...
Kosovo: New Central Bank Law NEW
Law of the EMU and euro 3 Years, 11 Months, 9 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
The new Law on the Central Bank of the Republic of Kosovo (CBK) has come into force, revoking the old CBK Law.
Le Kosovo, "une épine dans le flanc oriental de l'Europe" (Le Monde) NEW
Regards citoyens 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 4 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
La Cour internationale de justice (CIJ) a conclu, jeudi 22 juillet, que la déclaration d'indépendance du Kosovo n'avait pas violé le droit international. " La Cour a conclu [...] que l'adoption de la déclaration d'indépendance du 17 février...
James Ker-Lindsay: Legal or not, this has not solved issue of recognition NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
While they will be celebrating in Pristina, and there is no doubt that in a broad sense this is a victory for Kosovo, yesterday's ruling opinion is far more complex. READ MORE...
US backs Kosovan independence regardless of UN ruling NEW
EuroDialogueXXI 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 13 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
UN court set to rule on legality of Kosovo's 2008 unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia The US has pledged to back Kosovo's 2008 unilateral declaration of independence regardless of a UN court verdict on its legality due today. READ...
Now what? NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 3 Years, 11 Months, 4 Weeks, 18 Hours, 31 Minutes ago
Our Balkans correspondent discusses the background and implications of Kosovo's victory at the International Court of Justice...
Accordance with international law of the unilateral declaration of independence in respect of Kosovo – Advisory Opinion of 22 July NEW
Ideas on Europe 4 Years, 2 Hours, 25 Minutes ago
On 22 July 2010 the International Court of Justice (ICJ) gave its advisory opinion on the initial question: ‘Is the unilateral declaration of independence by the Provisional Institutions of Self-Government of Kosovo in accordance with international...
No, Kosovo's 2008 independence wasn't illegal NEW
Babelblogs 4 Years, 11 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
Over two years since the 'world's smallest country' declared independence from Serbia, the international court of justice in The Hague pronounced the action 'legitimate' on 22 July. The Swiss, Slovenian, Swedish, Czech and Spanish press – the latte...
Morning Brief (23-7) NEW
Global Europe 4 Years, 17 Hours, 55 Minutes ago
UN court: Kosovo’s declaration of independence legal. The New York Times reports: Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence from Serbia in 2008 did not violate international law, the United Nations’ highest court said Thursday in a ru...
Kosovo after ICJ’s ruling NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 4 Years, 1 Day, 17 Minutes ago
Besides tribe leaders in Pristina also many separatist movements in Somaliland, Palestine, Abkhasia, South-Ossetia, Transdnistria, Nagorno-Karabakh and even Basks in Spain have been celebreting ICJ’s opinion on Kosovo. However the life in Kos...
Kosovo’s victory is our victory NEW
Robert Jones: A Blog 4 Years, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Kosovo’s independence has been recognized as legitimate by the International Court of Justice at the Hague. This is a great step forward for the rights of people everywhere to decide democratically their own future and shows sovereignty as rest...
Kosovo and the ICJ: well, damn NEW
A Fistful of Euros 4 Years, 1 Day, 5 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
So the International Court of Justice (”ICJ”)delivered its opinion on the legality of Kosovo’s unilateral declaration of independence (”UDI”)today. (I blogged about this a few months ago.) To everyone’s surprise &...
Independence day NEW
Eastern approaches (The Economist) 4 Years, 1 Day, 9 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
The International Court of Justice rules that Kosovo's 2008 declaration of independence was legal...
Kosovo independence "not illegal" NEW
European Tribune 4 Years, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
The Associated Press: World court: Kosovo's independence was legalThe nonbinding opinion sets the stage for...
Kosovo Independence does not violate International Law NEW
The European Citizen 4 Years, 1 Day, 10 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
The International Court of Justice has ruled today that the Kosovar declaration of independence does not violate international law. Serbia had claimed that it was a "'flagrant violation' of its territorial integrity".Why has the ICJ ruled otherwise?
Graves incidents à Mitrovica au Kosovo NEW
Regards citoyens 4 Years, 1 Month, 3 Weeks, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 22 Minutes ago
Des soldats de l'Otan et des policiers sont intervenus pour séparer des milliers de Serbes et d'albanophones dans la ville de Mitrovica, dans le nord du Kosovo. Ces incidents sont les plus graves survenus dans l'ancienne province du su...
Kosovo snips another cord NEW
A Fistful of Euros 4 Years, 3 Months, 3 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
So Kosovo just turned off the remaining Serbian mobile phone towers: The Kosovo Albanian authorities in Priština removed the equipment of all Belgrade-based mobile and landline operators this morning… Eyewitnesses, who secured the premises, sa...
Media and its freedom in Kosovo NEW
ELDR blog 4 Years, 4 Months, 6 Days, 19 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
The importance of this topic is crucial and a challenge to any democratic regime, whether it is well-consolidated or transitional, therefore we would like to bring in mind one sensational proverb by Napoleon Bonaparte: “I fear from the newspape...
Bosnia like Nagorno Karabakh, Serbia and Kosovo like FRG and GDR? NEW
Reuniting Europe 4 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 1 Day, 19 Hours, 32 Minutes ago
I was quite impressed by the statement made by Hido Biščević, secretary-general of the Regional Cooperation Council for South Eastern Europe (RCC) in an interview, that the political situation in Bosnia and Herzegovina is “extremely worriso...
Round-up: Ashton, Lewandowski, Piebalgs&Rehn hearings NEW
CTA Brussels Weblog 4 Years, 6 Months, 1 Week, 2 Days, 1 Hour, 16 Minutes ago
In a day of Q&A in Brussels, candidates for the EU's top foreign policy, economics, budget and development Commissioner posts were quizzed by MEPs on their priorities. Catherine Ashton promised to give credibility to the EU's dealings with the world...
EULEX at one NEW
Ideas on Europe 4 Years, 7 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
While security policy-makers focus on Afghanistan, EULEX remains the EU’s biggest and most complex ESDP engagement. One year after the mission’s launch, Kosovo’s future remains uncertain. Given Kosovo’s unresolved international status, EULEX...
About that coal in Kosovo (II) NEW
A Fistful of Euros 4 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 12 Hours, 23 Minutes ago
A couple of years back, I wrote an article about Kosovo’s coal industry. Short version: Kosovo has lots of coal, and most of it is middle-quality lignite. But the mines suffer from a horrible lack of investment; many of them are still using...
Kosovo – an captured independence NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 4 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 6 Days, 2 Hours, 53 Minutes ago
Free movement is one fundamental human rights not only in one’s own country but also abroad. While speaking about Balkans I earlier have highlighted (e.g. “Forgotten Refugees – West Balkans“) the situation of Serb refugees or IDPs (...
Kosovo, elections and returns NEW
European Alternatives 4 Years, 8 Months, 2 Days, 2 Hours, 14 Minutes ago
10 years after the war that caused thousands of deaths, refugees and internally displaced persons, Kosovo held its first elections as an independent state on Sunday 15th November. With a high rate of absenteeism, citizens denounced the instability of...
Diana in Kosovo NEW
Diana Wallis 4 Years, 8 Months, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 37 Minutes ago
Diana has just returned from witnessing the conduct of Kosovo's municipal elections held on 15th November and hailed their conduct and results as an important step in building an inclusive and multi-ethnic society.
Lokale verkiezingen in Kosovo succesvol NEW
GroenLinks Europa 4 Years, 8 Months, 6 Days, 1 Hour, 45 Minutes ago
De eerste zelf-georganiseerde verkiezingen in Kosovo afgelopen zondag zijn succesvol verlopen. GroenLinks-Europarlementariër Marije Cornelissen was erbij als waarnemer. Zij is tevreden over de organisatie en de opkomst. "De druk op Kosovo om een su...
Marije Cornelissen waarnemer bij lokale verkiezingen in Kosovo NEW
GroenLinks Europa 4 Years, 8 Months, 1 Week, 3 Days, 8 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
GroenLinks-Europarlementariër Marije Cornelissen zal aankomende weekend de lokale verkiezingen in Kosovo bijwonen. In aanloop naar de verkiezingen nemen de spanningen tussen de verschillende etnische groepen weer toe. Met name in de etnisch gedeelde...
Kosovo – The young Europeans NEW
The Lobby 4 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 7 Hours, 40 Minutes ago
The Lobby is honoured to present you with the “Kosovo Nation Branding Campaign” – currently available on YouTube (see video inset at the end of this post) and soon to be broadcast on television portraying a new image of this still h...
Die EU und die Kosovo-Frage 3/3 NEW
Le Taurillon 4 Years, 10 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 10 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Ende unserer Minie-Serie zur Frage Kosovos: Perspektive für die Zukunft. Februar 2008 hat Kosovo mit der Unterstützung der USA, seine Unabhängigkeit erklärt. Manche EU-Länder, wie Frankreich, Großbritannien und Deutschland, haben es sofort aner...
UN death camps, EU money, local negligence NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Years, 2 Months, 3 Weeks, 23 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
I was just watching a film“UN death camps in Kosovo April 2009” about protest which was hold by Roma children living in UN camps in North Mitrovica, Kosovo.  The protesters however were still living, so far 81 has already dead after ten years su...
10 years after Nato bombings against Serbia NEW
PES - manifesto 2009 5 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 9 Hours, 35 Minutes ago
While remembering the 10th anniversary of Nato bombings against Serbia I like to highlight some basic issues before, during and after bombings 1999: • Public justification was based to fabricated, manipulated and one-sided reports by U.S. like ear...
10 years since Nato bombings against Serbia NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 18 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
While remembering the 10th anniversary of Nato bombings against Serbia I like to highlight some basic issues before, during and after bombings 1999:   · Public justification was based to fabricated, manipulated and one-sided reports by U.S. like ea...
Ten years since the bombs started falling NEW
A Fistful of Euros 5 Years, 3 Months, 4 Weeks, 22 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
On Serbia. Or, as it was then, Yugoslavia. The Kosovo War has been debated, God knows, enough times. Still, a couple of things. One is this interesting article from the always-worth-reading Nenad Pejic. (Favorite line: “the official speeche...
Getting sensitive (Part II): EU’s failure in handling the Kosovo case [George Iulian JIGLAU] NEW
Think About It - EU Blog Competition 5 Years, 4 Months, 3 Days, 19 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
“We, the democratically elected leaders of our people, hereby declare Kosovo to be an independent and sovereign state. This declaration reflects the will of our people and it is in full accordance with the recommendations of UN Special Envoy Ma...
Buying independence – case Kosovo/Maldives NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 20 Minutes ago
Few weeks ago I wrote an article “Kosovo as private property” referring former Kosovo PM Haradinaj complaining that the country is transforming into private property of the leadership. The story got interesting follow-up about allegations that g...
Baby soldiers and peacekeeping in Kosovo: why choose the army? NEW
Babelblogs reviews 5 Years, 4 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 20 Hours, 45 Minutes ago
Tomi, a lively and remarkably blond 24-year-old Finn, speaks candidly about the six months he spent in Kosovo as a volunteer in the NATO-UN peacekeeping campaign. Along with 105 other young compatriots, among them four girls, he was deployed to the B...
Kosovo as private property [Ari RUSILA] NEW
Think About It - EU Blog Competition 5 Years, 5 Months, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 52 Minutes ago
Kosovo Albanians celebrated Feb.17th their first year of sc. Independence.  Among normal praising statements and congratulations there was also various definitions of the status of this Serbia’s separatist province.  Newest for me was one of...
Kosovo Independence – One Year On NEW
Babelblogs reviews 5 Years, 5 Months, 2 Days, 23 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
As Kosovo turns one, its UK ambassador assesses the year gone by and the challenges ahead, seeing huge progress achieved and a cause for hope for the future. (Article of statehood - Kosovo's new flag. Image: Peter Casier/Flickr)...
Kosovo celebrates its first anniversary of independence NEW
David Miliband 5 Years, 5 Months, 3 Days, 2 Hours ago
This week Kosovo celebrates its first anniversary of independence, and the many milestones it has passed in securing a path to a stable European future. This is real achievement. The Kosovan government has shown its readiness to set about improving t...
Kosovo status still administrative mess NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Years, 5 Months, 2 Weeks, 4 Days, 21 Hours, 4 Minutes ago
Police from the European Union law and justice mission in Kosovo (EULEX) have set up two customs control points in Serb dominated north Kosovo. Customs is again in place after one year when angry Serbs burnt down and pushed to nearby river the border...
A Kosovo girl discovers her “Polish part” NEW
Babelblogs reviews 5 Years, 6 Months, 2 Days, 22 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
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La justice au Kosovo, EULEX racontée par Alberto Perduca NEW
Le Taurillon 5 Years, 6 Months, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Alberto Perduca est un magistrat turinois qui, dans sa carrière, a occupé plusieurs fonctions de première importance dans l'administration de la justice en Europe et dans l'ex-Yougoslavie. Il a été membre de l'UCLAF (lutte anti fraude européenn...
La justice au Kosovo, EULEX racontée par Alberto Perduca NEW
Le Taurillon 5 Years, 6 Months, 5 Days, 8 Hours, 16 Minutes ago
Alberto Perduca est un magistrat turinois qui, dans sa carrière, a occupé plusieurs fonctions de première importance dans l'administration de la justice en Europe et dans l'ex-Yougoslavie. Il a été membre de l'UCLAF (lutte anti fraude européenn...
Odd stuff in Kosovo NEW
England Expects 5 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 11 Hours, 6 Minutes ago
The fact that several thousand Kosovars paraded in Pristina against the imposition of the EU police force that will from December 9th run the country is one thing, but this little story from a week or so ago is really strange,"PRISTINA, Nov 22 (Reute...
Good news from Kosovo NEW
David Miliband 5 Years, 7 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 17 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
Thanks to last week's jigsaw of five related resolutions, agreements and letters at the UN and in Brussels trigger important steps on Kosovo. The EU rule of law mission will now be deployed across the whole of the country, serving all citizens of the...
UN adopts 6-point plan for Kosovo - bye bye independence experiment NEW
AriRusila´s BalkanPerspective 5 Years, 7 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 39 Minutes ago
A week ago I wrote here an article “UN deciding over plan for Kosovo – which plan to select?”. On the table was a 6-point plan negotiated between UN and Serbia, and a 4-point plan, a declaration by Kosovo’s separatist government. Now we know...
Kosovo’s European Future « Oxford International Review NEW
oxfordir.org.uk, 5 Years, 8 Months, 2 Weeks, 3 Days, 9 Hours, 30 Minutes ago
Kosovo separatists are dreaming to occupy the north Kosovo NEW
Babelblogs reviews 5 Years, 8 Months, 3 Weeks, 4 Days, 18 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
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Kosovo - Portugal makes its move NEW
David Miliband 5 Years, 9 Months, 1 Week, 6 Days, 21 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
pPortuguese foreign minister Luis Amado on Tuesday made Portugal the 22nd EU Member State to recognise Kosovo.nbsp; He did so because of the growing sense that the declaration of independence, and more important the recognition of it by 47 countries,...
Dividing Kosovo - a pragmatic solution to frozen conflict NEW
Babelblogs reviews 5 Years, 9 Months, 2 Weeks, 5 Days, 21 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
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Kosovo: A ‘Pre-Frozen’ Conflict NEW
Brussels Blog (Financial Times) 5 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 7 Hours, 17 Minutes ago
The less often a country appears in the news headlines, the more likely that it is a peaceful, happy sort of place. But is this true of Kosovo? Its declaration of independence from Serbia in February, and its subsequent recognition by the US and 20...
Kosovo 46, South Ossetia 2? NEW
A Fistful of Euros 5 Years, 10 Months, 1 Week, 5 Days, 12 Hours, 43 Minutes ago
I wanted to write a post comparing Kosovo and South Ossetia, but Dan Drezner has already written it. It’s a week old now, but still good: It’s been more than a week since Russia recognized Abkhazia and South Ossetia as independent states. T...
Georgia, Ossetia, Kosovo and the principle of self determination NEW
Richard Corbett 5 Years, 10 Months, 3 Weeks, 5 Days, 6 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
At least since Woodrow Wilson's 14 points, the self determination of peoples has featured as a principle of international affairs. But who has the right to self-determination? When Yugoslavia broke up, the international community was willing to reco...
Russia, South Ossetia and Kosovo NEW
Yellow Stars blog 5 Years, 11 Months, 1 Week, 4 Days, 20 Hours, 1 Minute ago
…and the need for Europe to distance itself from US policy…In the past few years, the Bush administration has not missed an opportunity to punch Russia in the nose. The continued and unabashed expansions of the out-dated Atlantic system, along wi...
Falscher Pass - Schengen hilft NEW
NicolesBlog 5 Years, 11 Months, 3 Weeks, 15 Hours, 21 Minutes ago
Während alle Nicht-Serben noch die Auslieferung des mutmaßlichen Kriegsverbrechers Radovan Karadzic an das Kriegsverbrechertribunal in Den Haag feiern mögen, sind es ganz banale Fragen, die manche Kosovo-Albaner gerade beschäftigen dürften. EUob...