Posts Tagged ‘kosovo’

Tensions as Kosovo begins removing Serbian licence plates at border

Tensions are rising at the border between Serbia and Kosovo. It comes as Kosovo deployed additional police at the frontier on Monday to implement a rule to remove Serbian licence plates from cars entering the country. Hundreds of Kosovo Serbs reportedly drove to the border to protest the move, blocking one of the crossing points. […]

Prisoner in Kosovo puts the ‘bile’ in mobile as Nokia phone is removed from stomach

Doctors in Kosovo say they have successfully removed a mobile phone from the stomach of a prisoner. The procedure was carried out by surgeons at the university clinical centre in the capital Pristina last week. The 33-year-old prisoner, who has not been named, had been complaining of stomach pains for several days, doctors added. The […]

How EU enlargement apathy could push Kosovo and Albania to join forces

On a visit to Albania in March, Kosovo’s new prime minister, Albin Kurti, called on Albanians to vote for change as Kosovars did on February 14: “Albanians deserve better,” he said. Kurti, an ethnic-Albanian along with around 90% of Kosovo’s 1.8 million population, urged voters to elect the members of his leftist-nationalist Vetevendosje movement who […]

Kosovo: Mannequins used in protest against virus restrictions

A Kosovar restaurant owner is holding an unusual protest – setting mannequins instead of clients on the empty chairs of his closed restaurant. Petrit Kllokoqi, the owner of Bagolina restaurant in the capital Pristina has filled his chairs with mannequins dressed as if to eat breakfast and lunch, complete with menus and bottles of wine. […]

Kosovo’s parliament votes in Vjosa Osmani as president

Kosovo’s parliament on Sunday night swore in Vjosa Osmani, the former speaker of parliament and ally of Albin Kurti’s Vetevendosje! movement, as president. A total of 71 lawmakers in the 120-seat parliament voted in favour of Osmani, with two opposition parties boycotting the vote along with the Serb minority party. Osmani becomes the second female […]

‘I want to live not just survive’: Kosovo and its chronic brain drain problem

In the summer of 2017, Gzim Olluri graduated with a journalism diploma from the University of Pristina. A few weeks later, Olluri was in Zagreb, applying to the Croatian authorities for a work permit so he could take a job on a construction site. “When I submitted the documents they said: ‘How can you work […]

With diplomatic ties established, Kosovo opens embassy in Jerusalem

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s Foreign Ministry said on Sunday it has formally opened its embassy to Israel in the disputed city of Jerusalem. A statement said the move was made after the establishment of diplomatic ties with Israel on February 1 and a Kosovo-Serbia summit held at the White House in September. “The Ministry […]

In Mitrovica, a bridge that separates Kosovo’s Albanians and Serbs | Extract

It has been two decades since Serbs and Albanians stopped fighting in northern Kosovo, but relations between the two communities remain strained to this day. In Mitrovica, the bridge over the river Ibar is a testament to that divide, separating the two communities – often literally – from each other. Ian Bancroft has spent more […]

Serbia, Palestinians and ‘secessionists’: Why Israel took so long to commit to Kosovo

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Kosovo artist creates Joe Biden portrait using grains and seeds

An artist in Kosovo created a portrait of US President-elect Joe Biden with grain and seeds ahead of this week’s inauguration. Alkent Pozhegu used 120 kilograms of grains, corn, beans, sunflower seeds and rice for the piece. “I hope, with time, that I will make something much bigger because [Biden] really deserves it. He has […]

EU warns Serbia, Kosovo over unexpected Israel embassy move

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EU warns Serbia, Kosovo over Jerusalem embassy move

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned Serbia and Kosovo on Monday that they could undermine their EU membership hopes by moving their Israeli embassies to Jerusalem, as US President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement about the change left officials in Belgrade and Pristina scrambling to limit the political fallout. In an unexpected move last week, […]

Turkey ‘disappointed’ by Kosovo’s move to recognize Israel

ISTANBUL, Turkey — Ankara on Sunday voiced disappointment over majority-Muslim Kosovo’s decision to recognize Israel and set up its mission in Jerusalem. A vocal advocate of the Palestinian cause, Turkey became one of the first countries to recognize Kosovo, which declared its independence from Serbia in 2008. “Even the thought by Kosovo officials of taking […]

Trump and Netanyahu’s barefaced gaslighting on the Israel-Kosovo deal

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Trump secures long overdue Israeli recognition of Kosovo. But what’s that have to do with ‘Middle East peace’?

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Serbia to move its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem and Kosovo to normalize ties with Israel, Trump says

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Serbia SITREP: Kosovo – the endless game

August 15, 2020 by Mavro Orbini for The Saker Blog Although expected, call for Belgrade-Pristina dialogue at White House on 2nd of September[1] is suddenly getting on importance after Trump administration masterpieced (unexpected) Israeli-UAE Peace Deal.[2] It seems that US diplomatic coupe is on the way just before US presidential elections. Trump sent letters in 2018 and […]

Kosovo PM to self-isolate after saying he has tested positive for COVID-19

Kosovo’s recently-elected Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti said he had tested positive for COVID-19 on Facebook late Sunday. He mentioned “mild symptoms” and announced he would “self-isolate for the next two weeks”. “I will carry out my duties from home,” he added. Të nderuar, Sot e kam bërë testin për covid-19 dhe kam rezultuar pozitiv. Nuk […]

US Ambassador tells Serbia to reward Kosovo Islamists by giving them their own state

     On May 29th, a group of Serbs displaced from the Kosovo village of Petrich by Albanian violence attempted to visit the remains of the demolished village church and the village cemetery to mark Holy Trinity holiday (according to the Julian calendar). However, as is usual in most of NATO-occupied Kosovo, they were met by […]

Going Underground – Tony Blair’s Attorney General Lord Morris on Kosovo, Syria & Legal Justification of War

Going Underground – Tony Blair’s Attorney General Lord Morris on Kosovo, Syria & Legal Justification of War Going Underground with Afshin Rattansiyoutube.com Tony Blair’s Attorney General, Lord Morris, explains what makes a war legal or illegal. LIKE Going Underground http://fb.me/GoingUndergroundRTFOLLOW Going Underground http://twitter.com/Underground_RTFOLLOW Afshin Rattansi http://twitter.com/AfshinRattansiFOLLOW on Instagram http://instagram.com/officialgoingund… View the original video for Going […]

Kosovo seeks extradition from Cyprus of Israeli organ trafficker

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Suspected Kosovo organ-trafficker arrested in Cyprus

Harel is accused of promising up to $14,500 in payment to donors, with the extracted organs reportedly being sold on to mainly Israeli recipients for as much as $120,000. Some donors were reportedly never paid. Interpol and Russia had issued international arrest warrants for Harel. His extradition is now being requested by the authorities in […]

Is a New ‘Kosovo’ Brewing in Myanmar?

Is a New ‘Kosovo’ Brewing in Myanmar? Whenever western governments and mainstream media start shedding crocodile tears over a minority community of «peaceful Muslims»© being persecuted by some nasty non-Muslim government somewhere, with demands that the «international community» do something about it, it should be treated with a big, fat dollop of skepticism. At issue at […]

“Self-determination”: Why Kosovo Will Never Become Part of Albania

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Kosovo Serbs ‘Terrified’ by Proposed Creation of “Greater Albania”

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At least 8 killed as bus collides with 2 trucks on China’s Shenhai Expressway – reports

The accident happened on China’s Shenyang-Haikou Expressway in the city of Jiaozhou in the Shandong Province, which is located in the northeastern part of the country, according to a witness who uploaded photos to the Chinese microblogging platform Weibo. The trucks involved in the incident were reportedly transporting tiles. Pictures from the scene show completely destroyed […]

Smoke pours out of Hamburg chemical warehouse as hundreds of liters of sulfuric & nitric acid mix

A large-scale fire brigade operation is currently underway, according to local media. More than 40 firefighters are at the warehouse, which has been contaminated with toxic fumes. “Residents are advised to keep windows and doors closed,” Fire Department spokesman Jan Ole Unger said, as quoted by Bild newspaper. That warning affects residents of HafenCity, Wilhelmsburg, Steinwerder, Kleiner Grasbrook, Klostertor, and […]

Russia says no to Syrian federalization as former NATO commander talks partition

Reuters reported on Thursday that Russia was engaged in talks with other global powers on the possibility of turning Syria into a federal state. “While insisting on retaining the territorial integrity of Syria, so continuing to keep it as a single country, of course there are all sorts of different models of a federal structure […]

We love ready meals … but what are they doing to our health?

Richard Hoffman (TC) : Who doesn’t like a ready meal once in a while? People in the UK certainly do: consumption of ready meals and convenience meat products has increased five-fold over the last 40 years, according to the latest National Food Survey on UK food-buying habits. High levels of calories and fat in some […]

Spain’s ‘Pussy Riot’? Madrid Councilor Rita Maestre faces year in prison for Catholic Church protest

Spokesperson for Madrid City Council, Rita Maestre, is facing one year in prison for the alleged offense during a protest against the “intolerable presence” of a chapel on the University of Madrid campus. The highly-conservative Christian law firm Thomas More Law Center brought the first legal complaints against Maestre over the protest, the Huffington Post’s […]

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