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Serbian leader hints Kosovo recognition possible: ANSA

Rome - President Aleksandar Vucic hinted Monday that Serbia may be willing to recognise Kosovo as a sovereign state, but would require something in return from its former province as part of a broader compromise deal.

Kosovars feel trapped in EU visa 'cage'

Pristina - Kosovars are increasingly vexed by the massive amount of time, money and paperwork needed to obtain visas to enter the European Union -- a process not required of any of their Balkan neighbours.

NATO defence ministers to review Kosovo role

Apo - NATO defence ministers will this week review the alliance's activities in Kosovo, Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said Tuesday, amid unease about Pristina's decision to create its own army.

Kosovo PM summons police, justice officials over girl's alleged rape

Pristina - Kosovo premier Ramush Haradinaj summoned senior law enforcement and justice officials Friday over the alleged rape of a teenager -- first by a teacher and then police she reported it to -- in a case that has shocked the nation, the government said.

Overwhelmed by crises, UN council puts Kosovo on back burner

New York - Faced with an ever-growing list of world conflicts to tackle, the UN Security Council decided on Thursday that it would cut the number of meetings it is holding on Kosovo to allow time for more pressing crises.

Kosovo leaders at odds over Serbia border changes

Pristina - Kosovo President Hashim Thaci and Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj on Wednesday resumed their public dispute over possible border changes to end one of Europe's most volatile territorial disputes.

Kosovo leader says Russia won't stop Serbia compromise

Washington - Kosovo's leader said Tuesday that Serbia's traditional backer Russia had promised to support eventual reconciliation between Belgrade and Pristina, removing one potential obstacle in stalled talks.

Kosovo PM promotes ex-fighter ahead of war crimes questioning

Pristina - Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has appointed a wartime rebel commander as his political adviser just days before the military man's questioning by an international court probing war crimes.

Kosovo president tells Trump he can 'compromise' with Serbia

Pristina - Kosovo's leader has told US President Donald Trump he is "ready and willing to make compromises" to end a long-running diplomatic row with Serbia, according to a letter made public Tuesday.

Serbia deal possible in 2019, but no border changes: Kosovo PM

Pristina - A deal between Serbia and Kosovo is possible this year but cannot include border changes, Kosovo's premier Ramush Haradinaj told AFP in an interview, warning that territory swaps could revive old demons in the war-scarred Balkans.

US calls on Kosovo to suspend Serbia tariff

Pristina - The United States urged Kosovo on Friday to immediately suspend a 100 percent tariff on imported Serbian goods, warning otherwise it would suffer "consequences" in its ties with Washington.

Kosovo president says he will face war crime prosecutors if summoned

Pristina - Kosovo President Hashim Thaci said Monday he would respond "with fullest transparency" if he is summoned for questioning by prosecutors of an EU-backed international court investigating alleged war crimes during a 1990s war with Serbia.

Murdered Kosovo Serb politican remembered, one year after drive-by shooting

Belgrade - Thousands of people on Wednesday took part in a silent march in Belgrade in memory of Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic murdered a year ago in a drive-by shooting..

Justice at last for Kosovo's 'second-class victims'?

Pristina - Twenty years after the war for Kosovo's independence, victims of alleged war crimes committed by ethnic Albanian guerrillas have all but given up hope of justice.Now, finally, relief may be on the horizon.

Border plan sparks fear in Kosovo's Serb enclaves

Gracanica - A possible land swap between Serbia and Kosovo, suggested by their leaders to end one of Europe's most volatile territorial disputes, has sparked concerns that the border could be redrawn along ethnic lines and reignite festering communal ethnic animos...

EU warns Serbia and Kosovo over flare up in tensions

Apo - EU diplomatic chief Federica Mogherini on Tuesday issued a stern warning to Serbia and Kosovo to put aside recent bickering amid a major flare-up in tensions between Belgrade and Pristina.

Kosovo says army 'irreversible' ahead of UN meeting

Pristina - Kosovo's president said the country's decision to build an army was "irreversible" before heading to a UN Security Council meeting on Monday about the move, which has drawn the ire of former war foe Serbia.

Kosovo and Serbia's simmering disputes

Pristina - Serbia and Kosovo's troubled relationship has taken a turn for the worse in recent weeks, with Pristina's vote on Friday to form an army just one of many sources of tension between the former war foes.

Kosovo votes to create its own army, enraging Serbia

Pristina - Kosovo on Friday passed laws to build an army, asserting its statehood in a US-backed move that prompted outrage in Serbia, which does not recognise its former province's independence.

NATO-led troops on the move in northern Kosovo

Kosovska Mitrovica - Kosovo's NATO-led peacekeepers moved troops through the Serb-dominated north on Thursday, an AFP correspondent reported, amid high tensions with Belgrade on the eve of a parliament vote to create a Kosovo army.

Kosovo tests Serbia with vote to build an army

Pristina - Kosovo will vote Friday on whether to create its own army, in a heavily symbolic show of independence from Serbia that has inflamed tensions between the former wartime foes.

Two Kosovo ex-commanders summoned to Hague in war crimes probe

Pristina - Two top Kosovo independence fighters are among the first to be summoned for interviews by special war crimes prosecutors in The Hague, their lawyers said Wednesday.

US backs Kosovo's plan to create an army

Pristina - Washington supports Kosovo's plans to create its own army, the US ambassador to Pristina said Thursday, signalling a rift with NATO, which is against the move.

In the Balkans, winter cheer is darkened by a toxic smog

Sarajevo - Winter is here and coal is burning, enveloping the Balkans in a toxic smog and turning its cities into some of the most polluted on the planet.

Serbia 'hopes' it won't need to use army against Kosovo: PM

Belgrade - Serbia's Prime Minister said Wednesday she "hoped" Belgrade would not have to resort to war in response to Kosovo's moves to create its own army, in the latest fiery salvo between the neighbours.

NATO warns Kosovo over 'army' plan

Apo - NATO on Wednesday warned it would have to reassess its security mission in Kosovo if Pristina goes ahead with plans to create its own army.

Kosovo Serbs protest Pristina's tariff

Kosovska Mitrovica - Several thousand Kosovo Serbs protested in northern Kosovo on Tuesday against Pristina's massive customs tariff on Serbian goods, a retaliatory measure announced last week that has spiked tensions and curtailed trade between the neighbours.

Three Kosovo Serbs arrested over politician's murder

Kosovska Mitrovica - Three Kosovo Serbs were arrested Friday over the murder of prominent Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic who was shot dead in January, Kosovo authorities said.

Tensions flare after Kosovo's massive tariff on Serbia

Kosovska Mitrovica - Kosovo's move to slap Serbian imports with a 100 percent tariff triggered a new surge of tensions between the former war foes on Thursday, with Pristina ignoring European Union calls to reverse the decision.

Kosovo imposes 100 percent tariff on Serbian goods

Pristina - Kosovo imposed a 100 percent tariff on Serbian imports Wednesday, after it blamed Belgrade for sabotaging its bid to join the international police organisation Interpol.
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