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Kosovo votes to create national army over Serb objections

19 Oct 2018

PRISTINA Parliament in Kosovo, which relies on NATO troops for its protection, voted on Thursday to set up a 5,000-strong national army though its Serb minority said the move was illegal. | Video

Kosovo votes to create national army over Serb objections

18 Oct 2018

PRISTINA, Oct 18 Parliament in Kosovo, Europe's newest independent state which relies on NATO troops for its protection, voted on Thursday to set up a 5,000-strong national army though its Serb minority said the move was illegal.

Kosovo indicts 12 people including government minister over war pensions fraud

14 Sep 2018

PRISTINA Kosovo's state prosecutor indicted 12 people including senior government officials on charges of pensions fraud on Friday, accusing them of falsely registering thousands of people as war veterans who claimed millions of euros in state benefits.

Kosovo police use drones to reduce deadly car crashes

12 Sep 2018

PRISTINA Kosovo police have started using drones to catch drivers who do not respect traffic signs in an attempt to reduce the high number of casualties.

Serbia's Vucic says long road ahead in talks with Kosovo

09 Sep 2018

(This September 8 story corrects paragraph 11 to say that Russia and five EU countries are among those that do not recognise Kosovo, not among those that do.)

Serbia's president says he is committed to compromise with Kosovo

09 Sep 2018

MITROVICA, Kosovo Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Sunday he remains committed to reaching a compromise with Kosovo officials that would open the way for both countries to move towards membership of the European Union.

Kosovo, Serbia consider a land swap, an idea that divides the Balkans

06 Sep 2018

BUJANOVAC, Serbia Shaip Kamberi, the mayor of Serbia's municipality of Bujanovac, will start living a long-time dream if Serbia reaches an agreement to swap some of its territory with neighbouring Kosovo.

Kosovo president says wants to 'correct' border with Serbia

14 Aug 2018

PRISTINA A redrawing of the border to bring parts of Serbia with a majority Albanian population into Kosovo could end persistent tensions between Belgrade and Pristina and allow both nations to move towards EU membership, Kosovo's president said on Tuesday.

Kosovo president rejects Serbian idea of partition on ethnic lines

31 Jul 2018

PRISTINA Kosovo President Hashim Thaci ruled out on Tuesday partition of the country with Serbia along ethnic lines, an idea raised in Belgrade to settle a long-running dispute that is hindering both sides' ambitions to join the European Union.

Coal-reliant Kosovo gears up for wind shift to hit EU target

29 Jun 2018

KITKA, Kosovo High on the Kika mountain plateau workers are installing Kosovo's first wind turbine, as the Balkan country tries to ease its reliance on coal and end power outages.

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