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December 14, 2018 11:17 AM The Latest: US hails Kosovo parliament vote to form new army

Members of Kosovo Security Force line up for inspection by Kosovo president Hashim Thaci in capital Pristina, Kosovo, on Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. Kosovo lawmakers are set to transform the Kosovo Security Force into a regular army. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu) Kosovo president Hashim Thaci salutes as he inspects members of Kosovo Security Force in capital 110

December 13, 2018 3:46 PM Serbia warns Kosovo army will substantially worsen tensions

A soldier of NATO-led peacekeeping force KFOR guards convoy of the road near the village of Leposavic, northern Kosovo, Thursday, Dec. 13, 2018. In Friday’s vote, Kosovo's 120-seat parliament is expected to approve three draft laws to turn an existing paramilitary force into a lightly armed army. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic) Soldiers of NATO-led peacekeeping 101

November 21, 2018 8:33 PM Kosovo hits Serbia, Bosnia with 100 percent customs fees after Interpol snub

TIRANA (Reuters) - Kosovo on Wednesday raised customs tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian goods from 10 to 100 percent after Serbia blocked its former province from joining Interpol, the international police organization. Its retaliation, which was criticized by the European Union, also required authorities to remove or prevent from entering any goods that did not address 103

November 13, 2018 1:18 PM UEFA Nations League: State of play for finals, promotion and relegation

There are now just two rounds of games left in the UEFA Nations League, and the picture is becoming clearer about who will take part in the finals next June, as well as which nations will be promoted and relegated. - The fourth-placed teams, and the worst-performing third-placed team in the groups of League C are relegated. Points against the team in fourth-place 129

September 11, 2018 5:05 PM Kosovo official says Serbia deal must include recognition

BLED, Slovenia – A senior Kosovo official said on Tuesday any agreement on normalizing relations with Serbia must include the country's recognition by Belgrade and its admission to the United Nations. Deputy Prime Minister Enver Hoxhaj said during a conference in Slovenia that a "very complex process" lies ahead in the European Union-mediated negotiations 60

September 9, 2018 7:37 PM Serbia's Vucic says long road ahead in talks with Kosovo

(This version of the Sep. 8 story corrects paragraph 11 to say that Russia and five EU countries are among those that do not recognize Kosovo, not among those that do) GAZIVODA LAKE, Kosovo (Reuters) - Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic pledged to continue talks with Kosovo officials to resolve differences but warned it would take a long time to reach 57

August 24, 2018 11:45 AM Bolton says U.S. will not get involved in Serbia-Kosovo wrangling

KIEV (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s national security adviser John Bolton said on Friday that Washington would not weigh in on an idea to swap territory between Serbia and Kosovo. Belgrade has raised the idea of settling a dispute that has hindered both Serbia’s and Kosovo’s ambitions to join the European Union by redrawing the border between 54

July 26, 2018 7:03 PM 'Kosovo's Mandela' dies at 82

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Adem Demaci, a former long-term political prisoner known to ethnic Albanians as the “Mandela of Kosovo” for his resistance to Serb rule, died on Thursday at the age of 82, officials said. Demaci spent 28 years in Serb jails during Yugoslav times and was considered a symbol for Kosovo’s majority ethnic Albanians in their struggle 57

July 9, 2018 1:50 PM Family seeks justice for 3 Americans slain in Serbia

BELGRADE, Serbia – The family of three American citizens slain after fighting in Serbia in 1999 on Monday accused the Balkan country's authorities of refusing to bring the killers to justice despite repeated pledges to do so. The Bytyqi brothers, Ylli, Mehmet and Agron, left their New York pizza business to fight with ethnic Albanian rebels against Serbia's 64

June 25, 2018 10:47 AM EU divided over Balkan accession as NATO says Macedonia welcome

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - The European Union is divided over whether to allow membership talks with Albania and Macedonia as anti-immigration sentiment rises in the bloc, but NATO is ready to welcome Skopje into the Western military alliance. With broad support for membership talks from other EU governments and the European Commission, Albania and Macedonia 84