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Kosovo president to be interviewed on war crimes charges

08 Jul 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci said he will travel to the Netherlands on July 13 to be interviewed by international prosecutors following his indictment for war crimes and crimes against humanity over his role in its independence conflict.

Kosovo scraps White House talks with Serbia after leader indicted

25 Jun 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo's prime minister said on Thursday his government would not attend U.S.-mediated talks with Serbia planned for the weekend at the White House after Kosovo's president was indicted for alleged war crimes.

Kosovo scraps White House talks with Serbia after leader indicted

25 Jun 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo's prime minister said on Thursday his government would not attend U.S.-mediated talks with Serbia planned for the weekend at the White House after Kosovo's president was formally accused of war crimes.

War crimes prosecutor indicts Kosovo president Thaci

24 Jun 2020

PRISTINA A special prosecutor's office dealing with Kosovo's 1998-99 uprising against Serbian rule said on Wednesday it had indicted Kosovo President Hashim Thaci for alleged war crimes and crimes against humanity including nearly 100 murders.

Kosovo removes trade barriers on Serbia to allow talks

06 Jun 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo's newly elected government has removed all trade barriers for goods produced in Serbia, paving the way for a resumption of talks with Belgrade on an agreement that could enable the tiny Balkan country to get United Nations membership.

Kosovo picks new government promising deal with Serbia

03 Jun 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo's parliament elected a new government on Wednesday with a prime minister promising to reach a deal on normalising ties with Serbia that would enable it to get a United Nations seat.

Kosovo highest court clears the way for new government vote

28 May 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo's Constitutional Court ruled late on Thursday that a new government can be formed without holding a snap election, a decision opposed by the caretaker prime minister's party, which has vowed street protests.

Kosovo president rejects EU mediator for talks with Serbia

26 May 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said on Tuesday he would not take part in talks on normalising ties with Serbia led by an European Union special mediator, calling instead for an increased U.S. role in the dialogue.

Kosovo president nominates PM candidate to try to solve political crisis

30 Apr 2020

PRISTINA Kosovo's president on Thursday sought to solve a political crisis by asking a nominee of the second biggest party to form a new government, but the effort to set up a new administration is likely to be challenged in the country's highest court.

U.S. calls on Kosovo to drop restrictions on Serbians

01 Apr 2020

PRISTINA The United States criticised on Wednesday a move by Kosovo making it harder for Serbians to enter the country, despite its removal of 100% tariffs on goods produced by its neighbour.

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