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Kosovo lawmakers vote to dissolve parliament, paving way for election

22 Aug 2019

PRISTINA Kosovo lawmakers voted to dissolve parliament on Thursday, paving the way for a parliamentary election after Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj resigned last month.

West tells Kosovo and Serbia to return to negotiating table

13 Aug 2019

PRISTINA Four European countries and the United States urged Kosovo and Serbia on Tuesday to re-launch their dialogue on normalising ties in order to advance their bid for EU membership.

Kosovo's PM quits after being called to Hague war crimes court

19 Jul 2019

PRISTINA Kosovo's prime minister said on Friday he was resigning because he had been called to a war crimes court in The Hague to answer prosecutors' questions related to Kosovo's violent independence struggle two decades ago.

Kosovo Serbs close shops to protest import tariffs

01 Jul 2019

BELGRADE/PRISTINA Shops, restaurants and bakeries in Serb-dominated northern Kosovo closed their doors on Monday to protest against a 100% tax the country has imposed on goods imported from Serbia, in a move that could further sour ties between Belgrade and Pristina.

Kosovo Albanians welcome Clinton, Albright 20 years after NATO intervention

12 Jun 2019

PRISTINA Thousands of Kosovo Albanians turned out on Wednesday to welcome back former U.S. president Bill Clinton and his ex-top diplomat Madeleine Albright 20 years after they helped engineer the NATO air war that ousted Serbian forces.

Serbia places forces on alert after Kosovo police operation in Serb-populated north

28 May 2019

BELGRADE/PRISTINA Serbia ordered its troops on full alert on Tuesday and Russia accused Kosovo of provocation after a Kosovan police anti-crime operation in a region populated mainly by Serbs led to clashes.

Ten Kosovo women under house arrest after returning from Syria

23 Apr 2019

PRISTINA Ten women repatriated to Kosovo from Syria at the weekend have been placed under house arrest on charges of participating in terrorist groups, a court said on Tuesday.

Kosovo police question several women who returned from Syria

22 Apr 2019

PRISTINA Kosovo police and prosecutors have interrogated several of the women who returned from Syria by plane on Saturday, lawyers who took part in the questioning said on Monday.

Kosovo brings back fighters, families of jihadists from Syria

20 Apr 2019

PRISTINA Kosovo brought back 110 of its citizens from Syria on Saturday including jihadists who had gone to fight in the country's civil war and 74 children, the government said.

Kosovo starts work on museum to commemorate expulsions

11 Apr 2019

BLLACE, Kosovo A train that was used to ferry thousands of Albanians out of Kosovo during the 1999 NATO bombing will be made into a museum at the border crossing to remember Kosovo's biggest exodus.

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