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Dawn Larson, an economic development specialist for the city's Engineering, Business Affairs and Community Growth Department, said the dinner and its special menu will provide ”a way for citizens to experience Kosovo.” The meal will be prepared by Iowa Central Community College culinary arts ...
James Ker-Lindsay, professor at St. Mary's University and visiting fellow at the European Institute for the London School of Economics, said that there is a compelling debate as to whether recognition really matters anymore for Kosovo. A fixation on state recognition is understandable, of course. But Kosovo ...

Students of Mehmet Akif College protest the Turkish arrest of their teachers in Pristina, Kosovo, on March 29, 2018. ... David L. Phillips is director of the Program on Peace-building and Rights at Columbia University and a former senior adviser to both the UN Secretariat and the U.S. Department of State.
Kosovo police on March 29 arrested five employees of Turkish colleges in Kosovo and a Turkish doctor. They were all allegedly linked to Fethullah Gulen, the Turkish preacher who has lived in voluntary exile in the US since 1999, who Turkey calls the head of a terrorist organisation and blames for the ...
Students of Mehmet Akif College in Kosovo protest the arrest and deportation of their teachers. ... Kosovo's parliament on April 4 voted to establish a panel to investigate how and why six Turkish citizens who are opponents of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan were arrested and deported to Turkey.
The exiled cleric spoke out after Kosovo police on March 19 arrested five employees of Turkish colleges in Kosovo and a Turkish doctor, all allegedly linked to Gulen, who Turkey calls a terrorist. They were deported soon after. Turkey later said its secret service had conducted the operation in cooperation ...

We thought it interesting and enriching to see Kosovo's future accession to the EU from two different points of view: Pristina and Brussels, where in one ... minister for EU Integration, and the view from Brussels by Antonia Battaglia, researcher at the Centre for Political Theory of ULB University in Brussels.
Ahmeti lectured on public policy at the American University in Kosovo and also worked for the World Bank for a number of years. “Today, the Western Balkans countries show clear elements of state capture.” With this sentence from its new enlargement strategy adopted on 6 February 6, the European ...
I've heard something along these lines at least a handful of times over the past year: “In Kosovo, it's easier to live illegally than it is to register.” ... I registered for an employment-based permit (other options include family reunification, secondary and higher education, scientific research, and humanitarian ...
Students of Mehmet Akif College demonstrate against the arrest of their teachers in Pristina on March 29. ... Turkey's president has slammed Kosovo's prime minister for being critical of the arrest and deportation of six Turkish citizens with ties to schools linked to the Fethullah Gulen movement that Ankara ...
Mr Haradinaj sacked Kosovo Interior Minister Flamur Sefaj and intelligence agency chief Driton Gashi. In a tweet, he said he had not been informed about the Kosovo Intelligence Agency operation. Five of the suspects are teachers at schools run by the Mehmet Akif College, a Kosovo-based institution ...
Jarrod Miller, when the two of them attended the veterinary school at Auburn University. Married four-and-a-half years with three years in the Army, this was their first deployment. Olivia said instead of her husband heading home to Texas for mid-tour leave, she traveled to meet him in Europe. The pair met in ...
Kosovo teachers who helped keep Albanian-language schools open during the 1990s are striking to get the government to recognise their contributions. ... Bardh Bardhi, head of the University and Science Syndicate, which is part of the Union of Education, Culture and Science of Kosovo, told BIRN that the ...
A former student of Mehmet Akif College explains why about a hundred of students are protesting the deportation of their teachers from Kosovo. ... The Kosovo Police, together with the Kosovo Intelligence Agency, AKI, and the Turkish Intelligence Agency, MIT, deported five Mehmet Akif College directors ...
Kosovo authorities have indicted 11 people from President Hashim Thaci's ruling Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) for allegedly handing out state jobs to ... offering party supporters jobs at state-financed agencies, among them the rail network, courts and universities, water, energy, and health companies.
Moreover, the Kosovo government appointed board members of the public enterprise without external vetting. Disregarding a memorandum of understanding with the British embassy, which foresees the inclusion of independent British vetters in the recruitment process of public appointments, the Kosovo ...
The brief detention on Monday of Marko Djuric, director of the Serbian government's Kosovo office, marked the first such incident in Kosovo since the .... "There appears to be a good deal of theatrics involved," Florian Bieber, professor of Southeast European Studies at Austria's University of Graz, told Al ...

Of the six members of the Kosovo Telecom board appointed on Thursday, four have friendly relations or past political ties with governing parties. The Kosovo Telecom had no board since 2016, when the last board's mandate expired. The members chosen by the current cabinet are: Besa Shatri, Skender ...
According to Turkish state news agency Anadolu, the Gulistan Educational Institutions, which operate four Mehmet Akif elementary and high schools in Kosovo, are part of what they call the “Gulenist terrorist organization, FETO,” led by Turkish imam Fethullah Gulen, currently living in exile in the US.
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 Russian Minister also commented on Kosovo President Hashim Thaci's statement on Thursday to Germany's Die Tageszeitung, that “Russia could play a ... “Serbia cannot defend its national interests without the help of Russia,” Dacic said at a joint lecture with Lavrov at Belgrade University at Thursday, ...
The Russian Minister also commented on Kosovo President Hashim Thaci's statement on Thursday to Germany's Die Tageszeitung, that “Russia could play a ... “Serbia cannot defend its national interests without the help of Russia,” Dacic said at a joint lecture with Lavrov at Belgrade University at Thursday, ...
As Kosovo prepared to celebrate the ten-year anniversary of its declaration of independence, it was hit with a bitter blow: on February 6, the EU Commission released its strategy for the accession of the Western Balkans, which made it clear that Kosovo's prospects of joining the EU are remote. Reeling from ...
As a result, the latest European Union strategy for enlargement in the Western Balkans barely mentions Kosovo, even though it is theoretically a "potential candidate" for membership. ... Agron Demi points out that this is disastrous for young people who have secured a job or university place abroad. By the ...
An assistant football coach who tried to protect students. A freshman trombonist in the marching band. A strong-willed senior with college plans. We're gathering the stories of the 17 people killed in Wednesday's massacre in Florida. It was, by one count, the 239th school shooting since Sandy Hook in 2012.
With 53 percent of its people under the age of 25, Kosovo also has the youngest population in Europe. ... University students hunker down at the National Library of Kosovo in Pristina. ... Female students attend a lesson at the University of Islamic Studies run by the Islamic Community of Kosovo in Pristina.
This article is based on a dissertation that I wrote for a Master's degree in Russian and Post-Soviet Politics at the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies, University College London, in 2017. The purpose was to examine the Kremlin's manipulation of the language of international law and desire to ...
They are Albania, Serbia, Montenegro, Macedonia, Bosnia-Herzegovina, but also the self-proclaimed state of Kosovo. ... itself as an alternative partner," the article, quoting Florian Bieber of the Graz University as saying that "a significant number of citizens of the region believe they will never join the EU." ...
Talking to EADaily, Serbian and Russian experts have shared their views on whether the Serbian president prepares the nation for a decision he already taken and how possible referendum on Kosovo is. Srdjan Sljukic, Professor at the University of Novi Sad, a member of the Democratic Party of Serbia ...
The Ministry of Education has announced that a donor dinner organized to support the education sector in Kosovo raised nearly RSD 9 million (some ... educational institutions in Kosovo and Metohija, along with "trained headmasters and teachers," while the Pristina University would be "put back on its feet.
Central and Southeast European Politics since 1989, New York: Cambridge University Press, 2010, 359]. The province, as historically contested land between the Serbs and the Albanians, did not, does not and will not have an equal significance for these two nations. For the Albanians, Kosovo was all the ...
Built between 1313 and 1317 by the Serbian King Stefan Milutin, the monastery was his burial site until the Battle of Kosovo in 1389. ... Students who graduate from the university in Mitrovica do not have their diplomas recognized by the government in Kosovo, which is led by ethnic Albanians. Even the ...
Mitrovica has been gripped by shock and fear since the killing of a moderate Serbian politician in that northern Kosovo municipality with an ethnic Serbian ... Rok Zupancic, from the Center for Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz, sees the city's general lawlessness as the main issue.
From exploring a centuries-old castle converted into a museum to snapping photos of an interactive urban sculpture, Virginia Scotchie absorbed the history and culture of Kosovo to find inspiration for an upcoming project. Head of the ceramics department in the College of Arts and Sciences' School of ...
People gather to commemorate Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic in front of his house in Kosovska Mitrovica, Serbia, January 16, 2018. ... Kosovo Serbs, mainly from Mitrovica, gathered at Ivanovic's party office on Wednesday, lighting candles before they escorted his coffin to the outskirts of the town, from ...
LJUBLJANA, Slovenia — Efforts by Kosovo to suspend a war crimes court set up to prosecute atrocities committed by ethnic Albanians during their .... tried, regardless of ethnicity or nationality,” said James Ker-Lindsay, a professor of politics and an experts on the Balkans at St. Mary's University in London.
Top Kosovo politicians are getting edgy as a special court prepares to issue indictments for war crimes. Out of the blue, ... Krenar Gashi, a political scientist at Ghent University, said the move was a clear example of politicians putting their personal interests ahead of those of the country. “They just want to ...
The newly elected deputy mayor of Pristina, Selim Pacolli, from the Alliance New Kosovo party, has sparked a row after telling a TV station on Wednesday that he supported building a mosque on the campus of Pristina University, if the university was relocated. “When the university campus is relocated to ...
One of the Front's leaders, Nebojsa Medojevic, on Twitter on Monday complained that none of the other parliamentary parties, pro-Western NGOs or the state university had reacted after part of the territory of Montenegro was "gifted to the fake state of Kosovo". “No one [reacted] except the Democratic Front.
Last year, Pristina's Era Istrefi courted controversy by filming a video in a Serbian Orthodox Church located on the University of Pristina campus, which was built in the 1990s when Pristina was under a system that privileged Serbs to the detriment of Albanians. The video of a scantily clad Istrefi gyrating in ...
Twin Falls has been part of the nation's refugee program for decades, with a resettlement office at the local College of Southern Idaho (CSI) helping to place roughly 300 refugees ... That's strange to hear, since we've had Muslims here since refugees from Kosovo and Bosnia began arriving in the '90s.
Namibia was represented for the first time ever at the SLUSH this year, this is testimony to the level of innovation and technological developments that has been pursued by Namibia University of Science and Technology's (NUST) very own FABlab. Kirstin Wiedow the director and co-founder of FABlab ...
"A deadly accident near Sarajevo in 1995 thrust James W. Pardew into the center of efforts to stop the fighting in Bosnia," according to the University Press of ... how Richard Holbrooke and the U.S. envoys who followed him helped to stop or prevent vicious wars in Bosnia, Croatia, Kosovo and Macedonia.
Most of all, the Serbs are concerned about the future of the NATO Camp Bondsteel in Kosovo as well as the Atlantic Council's recommendation to ... Nikita Bondarev, PhD in History, Assistant Professor at International Relations Department, Russian State Humanitarian University, says the plans with Camp ...
During the talks with Hashim Thaci, the heads of state of Bulgaria and Kosovo agreed to take measures to boost trade and increase the number of Kosovo students in Bulgarian universities. Rumen Radev also raised the issue of the official recognition of the Bulgarian minority in Kosovo. Filip Vujanović and ...
Professor James Ker-Lindsay, Professor of Politics and Policy in the School of Arts and Humanities at St Mary's University, Twickenham will launch a major new policy report examining Kosovo's relations with a number of European Union member states in Kosovo on 8th December. The report, which has been funded by the ...
RIT Kosovo alumnus Edon Muhaxheri will give a talk on the “lost alphabet” and completing his graduate thesis exhibition. Muhaxheri recently finished an MFA in illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art on the Fulbright Foreign Student Program—and has been invited to stay an additional year to ...
RIT Kosovo alumnus Edon Muhaxheri will give a talk on the “lost alphabet” and completing his graduate thesis exhibition. Muhaxheri recently finished an MFA in illustration at the Maryland Institute College of Art on the Fulbright Foreign Student Program—and has been invited to stay an additional year to ...
According to Jenneth Layaou, the College of Agricultural Sciences' director of campus enrollment and retention, the Pennsylvania School for Excellence in ... the United States and from nine other countries, including Canada, China, Bangladesh, Brazil, Ghana, Kosovo, Mexico, Pakistan and the Philippines.
Over the course of two millennia, Kosovo was swallowed by the .... some of the best universities in the world, come back and help build Kosovo.


 

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