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Kosovo and Serbia agree to resume flights after two-decade gap

20 Jan 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo and Serbia agreed on Monday to launch direct commercial flights after a two-decade interval in a deal mediated by the United States in an attempt to push the two former foes closer to normalising relations.

Albanian PM sues Kosovo's Haradinaj for defamation over land-swap claims

16 Jan 2020

PRISTINA 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.

Kosovo arrests Iran supporter over comments after Soleimani's death

07 Jan 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo police arrested a woman on Tuesday accused of inciting terrorist acts for social media comments against the United States over the killing of Iranian Commander Qassem Soleimani.

Kosovo jails former minister for denying a war massacre

05 Dec 2019

PRISTINA A court in Kosovo has sentenced a lawmaker who once served as a government minister to two years in jail for denying a massacre by Serb forces in 1999 which prompted NATO's intervention to halt the war.

Kosovo signs deal on joining Albania's power grid

02 Dec 2019

PRISTINA, Dec 2 Kosovo will join Albania's power grid from next April under a deal signed on Monday, ending decades of dependence on Serbia's grid.

Overnight job saves Albanian from quake but family buried in rubble of home

28 Nov 2019

THUMANE, Albania Fehmi Vata, 73, took a job as an overnight security guard to earn extra income so when the deadliest earthquake in decades hit Albania in Tuesday's early hours, he was not at home in bed. | Video

Rescuers try to save trapped toddlers as Albania quake toll hits 30

28 Nov 2019

DURRES, Albania Italian rescue teams were trying on Wednesday to save six family members, including twin toddlers, trapped under rubble when their house collapsed after Albania's worst earthquake in decades. | Video

Overnight job saves Albanian from quake but family buried in rubble of home

28 Nov 2019

THUMANE, Albania Fehmi Vata, 73, took a job as an overnight security guard to earn extra income so when the deadliest earthquake in decades hit Albania in Tuesday's early hours, he was not at home in bed.

Powerful quake kills 21 in Albania as buildings bury residents

27 Nov 2019

TIRANA/DURRES, Albania At least 21 people were killed when the most powerful earthquake to strike Albania in decades shook the capital Tirana and the country's west and north on Tuesday, tearing down buildings and burying residents under rubble. | Video

'Welcome Bro' Kosovo tells Sterling

16 Nov 2019

PRISTINA Kosovo may have missed an opportunity to qualify for Euro 2020 but the country hopes to win hearts by offering a warm welcome to England and their visiting fans on Sunday.

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