Schema-Root.org logo

 

  cross-referenced news and research resources about

 Republic of Kosovo

Schema-Root.org logo
images:  google   yahoo YouTube
spacer

updated Sun. October 6, 2019

-
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — With flowers, tears and bowed heads, the citizens of Kosovo are holding their annual day to honor the missing. There are still about 1,650 people unaccounted for since the 1998-99 war that left some 10,000 dead and ended after NATO intervened on behalf of the region's ...
PRISTINA, Kosovo — With flowers, tears and bowed heads, the citizens of Kosovo held their annual commemoration day for the 1,650 people still unaccounted for since the country's 1998-99 war. People gathered Friday at the Grieving Valley in the village of Meja, 90 kilometres (55 miles) west of the ...

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — With flowers, tears and bowed heads, the citizens of Kosovo held their annual commemoration day for the 1,650 people still unaccounted for since the country's 1998-99 war. People gathered Friday at the Grieving Valley in the village of Meja, 90 kilometers (55 miles) west of the ...
Kosovo's Minister of Trade and Industry Bajram Hasani has announced the creation of a new industrial park in the region of Vushtrri. “The creation of economic zones is aimed at encouraging investment in Kosovo, providing investors with appropriate infrastructure for the development of business activities,” ...
European Council President Donald Tusk has urged Kosovo to work harder on normalizing ties with Serbia, as part of its European Union integration efforts. "Without a comprehensive normalization of relations with Serbia and full implementation of the agreements, I don't see how a breakthrough in ...
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A Kosovo prosecutor has brought war crime charges against a Serb man for crimes during the 1998-99 war. A statement Thursday said the man, identified only as D.T., was accused by an international prosecutor of robbery, destruction and crimes against personal and human ...

Kosovo were soon contesting their first competitive fixtures, celebrating their first goals and marking many other milestones. The entire nation celebrated when the team secured a 1-1 draw in Finland, with President Hashim Thaci enthusiastically declaring: “Kosovo have scored their first goal! Generations of ...
Marking the occasion of the National Day of the Disappeared, Agim Gashi, the head of mission for the International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) in Kosovo, said, "We take this opportunity to once again pay tribute to the families who struggle with and face the despair of not knowing what happened to ...
Claiming to have shed many of his former nationalist views, and brushing off accusations of authoritarianism, he is now seen by the international community as the man who could sign an agreement that would eventually bring reconciliation over Kosovo. The former province of Serbia pulled away from ...
Serbia state TV said that Marko Djuric, the chief Serb negotiator in European Union-led talks between Serbia and Kosovo, was arrested. The action triggered protests and Kosovo police responded by firing tear gas and stun grenades, the report said. Serbian TV said its cameraman was injured and his ...
Kosovo police block road near the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Monday, March 26, 2018. Serbian state television says Kosovo police have arrested one Serb official and fired tear gas and stun grenades at Serb protesters in northern Kosovo. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic).
Kosovo police escort Marko Djuric a Serb official to a police station in Kosovo capital Pristina after he was arrested in northern Kosovo town of Mitrovica on Monday, March 26, 2018. Kosovo police arrested a Serb official after he was banned from visiting a divided town in northern Kosovo and then fired tear ...
Kosovo police block a road near the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Monday, March 26, 2018. Serbian state television says Kosovo police have arrested one Serb official and fired tear gas and stun grenades at Serb protesters in northern Kosovo. (AP Photo/Bojan Slavkovic) The ...
DOHA: Qatar Charity (QC) has distributed winter gears, clothes and food items to more than 1,500 needy people in Kosovo, at a total cost of more than QR500,000. The distribution of aid was carried out within the framework of the QC's “Affected By Winter” campaign, in cooperation with four municipalities of ...
"For us, the most difficult obstacle on the road to Europe is indeed the situation over Kosovo, and because of that, Serbia is...ready to talk about possible compromises," Vucic said. Kosovo's 1998-99 armed resistance ended after a 78-day air strike campaign from NATO against Serbia to stop a bloody ...
Kosovo and Serbia have been playing a zero-sum game since they started talks—but it's time for Serbia to realize it would benefit from a prosperous Kosovo. After eight years of talks between Belgrade and Prishtina, the EU, Serbia, and Kosovo seem to be gearing up to find a comprehensive settlement.
Kosovo is Europe's youngest nation. Last month, it celebrated the tenth anniversary of its independence. But the small Balkan country, which has an Albanian majority and Serbian minority, has never fully recovered from the 1998-99 war, which ended with its declaration of independence from Serbia. Today ...

Split into northern, mainly Serbian, and southern, mostly Albanian, neighborhoods, the town of Mitrovica in northern Kosovo has for years epitomised Kosovo's ethnic divisions. While ethnic tensions have abated in recent years, the town's two halves seem to remain personifications of their ethnic groups, ...
A court established to prosecute crimes committed during and immediately after Kosovo's war for independence has issued the list of lawyers who will be ... The Hague, Netherlands-based court, created by a 2015 law passed after U.S. and European pressure, has jurisdiction in Kosovo over alleged war ...
Incessant tapping on phone screens has changed how people in Kosovo go about their everyday lives: cabs and pizzas are more or less accessible through the ubiquitous Viber, the first messaging app to recognize Kosovo's area code, and push notifications and apps by news outlets keep people ...
EU representative says the country's lack of progress on education reform could cost it dearly. 13 March 2018. Teachers from primary, secondary, and higher education institutions in Kosovo staged a one-day strike yesterday to demand compensation for teachers who worked in the parallel education system in the 1990s.
Over the past nine months, soldiers from the 82nd Airborne Division have patrolled, secured polling sites for elections and flexed their strength training with foreign partners during their deployment to Kosovo. “I think everybody here can be very proud of what they've done,” said Lt. Col. Kevin Taylor ...
The union's main request, directed at the Kosovo government, is the ratification of a draft law that stipulates a special status and financial compensation for teachers who taught pro bono during the '90s following the abolition of Kosovo's autonomy and curricular changes during Slobodan Milosevic's regime ...
If you were to spend time split between Kosovo and Serbia, you would gather an understanding of why the relationship is so hard to thread back together. Imagine your own relationship with your siblings, sometimes it can be incredibly beneficial, sometimes you just clash - that's the Balkans in a nutshell, ...
On February 17, Kosovo celebrated its tenth birthday. Europe's youngest nation was forged into being following the 1999 war of independence against the security forces of the Serbian government, which for years had ruthlessly oppressed the ethnic Albanian population of its south-western province.
For nearly two months, the electric clocks in mainland Europe have been slowing down because of an argument between Serbia and Kosovo. A change of heart about the generation of power has had a knock-on effect on the rest of the continent, a consequence which will likely take weeks to fix. What ties ...
Most people living in Kosovo are ethnic Albanians, but the musical is being staged by Serbs in the Serbian-majority town of Gracanica. Milosevic's shadow still looms large throughout the region, and tensions remain high. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008, but Serbia and Serbian minority ...
Kosovo Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, attended on Monday the military ceremony of the Kosovo Security Force (KSF) organised in “Adem Jashari's ... During the event held under the patronage of Prime Minister's Office, Haradinaj said that the KSF will be transformed into Kosovo army and became ...
A report published on Monday by the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce said 84 per cent of 505 companies that were interviewed say the business situation in the country is improving. The head of the Chamber of Commerce, Safet Gerxhaliu, said the private sector had seen positive growth, despite being ...
The uprising era started, the most glorious movement that our people and the KLA [Kosovo Liberation Army] created, the era of an uprising for freedom,” speaker of parliament Kadri Veseli said at a ceremonial session of the Kosovo Assembly. Veseli argued that this was “the beginning of the end” of Serbia's ...
One of the first things you see when you cross over the bridge into the Albanian side is an ETC hypermarket — basically a Kosovo version of Costco. Albanian and Kosovar flags hang on the walls, Albanian pop songs play overhead and yet this is one of the few places in Kosovo where Serbs and Albanians ...
Vucic: Serbs would beat me with frying pan because of Kosovo. Aleksandar ... Clearly, Kosovo is no longer under Serbian authorities. ... You will eventually have to come to agreement with Kosovo, where you do not have to recognize it, but you will be banned from blocking Kosovo in any shape or form.
The opposition Democratic League of Kosovo, LDK and Vetevendosje parties in Kosovo have gathered 40 MPs' signatures demanding an extraordinary parliamentary session to discuss the Kosovo Accredition Agency's exclusion from the European Quality Assurance Register, EQAR, following the ...
A byword for modern opulence when this part of the Balkans was still part of the now defunct Yugoslavia, the state-owned Grand has gone into such a steep decline that even Kosovo's president, Hashim Thaci, usually an eager booster of everything his country has to offer, struggles to find anything nice to ...
The impending vacuum at the top of the Kosovo tribunal also comes at a precarious time in the region. Ten years after Kosovo declared independence from Serbia after an uprising, a brutal counterinsurgency and Nato intervention, the country's future has not been resolved. Belgrade, Moscow and their ...
On 17 February 2018 Kosovo, celebrated 10 years of independence from Serbia, but Serbia refuses to recognise Kosovo's sovereignty. There have been proposals for Kosovo to cede territory in the north, where many Kosovan Serbs live. But Mr Haradinaj told BBC Hardtalk's Stephen Sackur he was "fully ...
Yet far from ending Kosovo's troubles, independence seems to have brought a new set of problems. I have visited Kosovo frequently since arriving for the first time in late 1998 for a two-week trip. I returned in February 1999 and based myself in Pristina, the capital, until 2005. In the years since, I usually visit ...
A dispute between Serbia and Kosovo has disrupted the electric power grid for most of the Continent, making certain kinds of clocks — many of those on ovens, in heating systems and on radios — run up to six minutes slow. It is one of the stranger examples of technology binding together far-flung parts of ...
Nineteen years ago, Fahrije Hoti, 48, fled her home in Krusha e Madhe to the nearby mountains and then to neighboring Albania. Former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic's military forces had descended on this rural village in southwestern Kosovo and separated the men from their families.
Kosovo then became a UN protectorate. With independence declared, the long road towards nation-building began. But with a weak economy and fragile political system, what was the future of this new country? In 2008, Samah El-Shahat went to Pristina to examine the wider implications of the declaration ...
Pristina, Kosovo - As the Pristina-born British singer and actress Rita Ora entertained thousands of Kosovars as part of independence day celebrations, a poster on a fence surrounding Kosovo's main government building pictured hundreds of young men unseen in nearly 20 years, believed to have been ...
The Appeals Court in Pristina has released three opposition Vetevendosje activists who were jailed last November for throwing an explosive device at the parliament in 2016 – and ordered a retrial. Die Morina. BIRN. Pristina. The hearing at Pristina Basic Court on November, 2017 | Photo: Atdhe Mulla ...
Serbia and Kosovo are due to meet for another round of EU-mediated talks in Brussels on February 26 and 27. While the two sides are expected to discuss implementation of agreements adopted previously – including the status of the Serb-run north of Kosovo, energy and freedom of movement – Belgrade ...
According to the prosecution, Serbian forces entered Cuska and the neighbouring villages of Pavlan and Zahaq on May 14, killing a total of 138 Albanians. The Serbian prosecutor has charged 11 former members of the 177th Yugoslav Army Unit with committing war crimes in the Kosovo villages of Cuska, ...
The news has been confirmed by Kosovo's Consul General, Edon Cana. “Over the weekend the General Consulate of Kosovo in Strasbourg has been attacked, the flag has been removed and the Republic's coat of arms has been damaged,” Cana said, noting that Kosovo state symbols pose a threat for ...
Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic, right, welcomes European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, center, and EU Enlargement Commissioner Johannes Hahn, in Belgrade, Serbia, Monday, Feb. 26, 2018. Juncker is on a Western Balkans tour that also includes stops in Albania, Serbia, Kosovo, ...
Nineteen years ago, Fahrije Hoti, 48, fled her home in Krusha e Madhe to the nearby mountains and then to neighboring Albania. Former Serbian President Slobodan Milosevic's military forces had descended on this rural village in southwestern Kosovo and separated the men from their families.
Kosovo President Hashim Thaci during an interview with the regional TV N1 said that he expects at the end of the dialogue with Serbia, Kosovo becomes member of the United Nations. He also said that a final agreement on normalisation of relations between Kosovo and Serbia might be reached by the ...
Kosovo: Controversy over future of Trepca mining firm. Kosovo's prime minister seeks to revive the Trepca mining complex in an effort to fight youth unemployment. by Andrew Simmons. 25 Feb 2018 09:34 GMT. Kosovo's Prime Minister, Ramush Haradinaj, is promising to revive one of the region's biggest companies, as a ...
While in Kosovo's capital, Pristina, people were preparing to celebrate a decade of independence this month, in the northern city of Mitrovica it was business as usual for three young Roma men. Outside the Hajrizi family's home, they wrestled huge sacks of plastic bottles and bags – as tall as they were and ...


 

news and opinion


 


 


 


 


schema-root.org

  europe
    serbia
      kosovo
        government
        higher education
        independence
        municipalities
        people
        politics
        us bases

Serbia:
      government
      kosovo
      municipalities
      people
      politics

cross-references for
kosovo:

Kosovo