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June 22, 2018 9:29 PM Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol

Xhaka and Shaqiri score for Swiss, make Albanian symbol Albania's national flag was at the center of Switzerland's 2-1 victory over Serbia on Friday at the World Cup. Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri celebrated their goals by making a nationalist symbol of their ethnic Albanian heritage. Both players put their open hands together with their thumbs locked 101

March 26, 2018 3:59 PM The Latest: Serbian state TV: Kosovo detains Serb official

Serbian state television says Kosovo police have arrested one Serb official and fired tear gas and stun grenades at Serb protesters in northern Kosovo. Kosovo police said Monday they have sent reinforcements to stop four senior Serb officials from visiting Kosovo's north. But two of them arrived in the Serb-part of the divided town of Mitrovica later 53

February 26, 2018 6:51 PM EU's Juncker says Serbia must solve dispute with Kosovo

BELGRADE, Serbia – European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker says Serbia must solve its dispute with Kosovo to join the European Union. Juncker said Monday following talks with Serbia's President Aleksandar Vucic that the Balkan country is on the right path, but that the EU cannot accept any new members with unresolved territorial issues 49

February 20, 2018 4:43 PM Kosovo to vote on revised demarcation deal with Montenegro

PRISTINA, Kosovo – Kosovo's government has asked parliament to vote later this week on a revised version of a border demarcation deal with Montenegro. Opposition parties have steadfastly rejected the 2015 agreement, saying that Kosovo would lose territory. But the previous government and international experts deny that would happen. Prime Minister Ramush 48

February 16, 2018 3:51 PM EU sees realistic chances for Western Balkan nations to join

SOFIA, Bulgaria – The European Union's foreign policy chief says that all countries in the Western Balkans have realistic chances of joining the world's largest trading club by 2025. Federica Mogherini said at a briefing in Sofia that a recently adopted EU strategy addresses the entire region and "does not create different boxes or categories" among 48

February 15, 2018 2:04 PM Specialist prosecutor for Kosovo court standing down

THE HAGUE, Netherlands – The American prosecutor working to bring to justice former members of the Kosovo Liberation Army accused of crimes against ethnic Serbs in Kosovo's war for independence is stepping down at the end of next month. Schwendiman says he issued the statement to make clear he was not resigning or being fired from his post. His investigations 43

February 12, 2018 4:07 PM Slovenia urges Kosovo to ratify border deal with Montenegro

PRISTINA, Kosovo – Slovenia's president has urged Kosovo to ratify a border deal with Montenegro and to respect the agreements reached with Serbia during EU-mediated negotiations. While visiting Kosovo on Monday, Slovenian President Borut Pahor said resolving bilateral issues would help Kosovo and the other Western Balkan countries progress toward their 38

January 31, 2018 3:53 PM Angelina Jolie urges NATO to tackle sexual violence in war

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - U.N. refugee agency special envoy Angelina Jolie called on NATO on Wednesday to help stop the use of sexual violence as a weapon of war, as the Hollywood star broadened her international efforts to protect women’s rights. Jolie, who earlier this week visited a Syrian refugee camp in Jordan, made her appeal to the U.S.-led alliance’s 47

January 20, 2018 12:06 PM Serbian president visits Kosovo after politician's slaying

MITROVICA, Kosovo – Serbia's president is visiting Serb-dominated areas of neighboring Kosovo days after a moderate Kosovo Serb politician was gunned down in an attack that fueled concerns of instability in the Balkans. Waving Serbian flags, hundreds of people welcomed President Aleksandar Vucic as he arrived Saturday in northern Kosovo. Officials say the two-day 58

January 17, 2018 4:36 PM 2 charged in Kosovo with supporting extremist groups

PRISTINA, Kosovo – Prosecutors in Kosovo say they have charged two people with supporting extremist groups on social media. Statements from the Kosovo prosecutor's office said Wednesday that both defendants, identified as B.Q. and K.P., used their Facebook pages last year to distribute threatening photos and videos, and made open calls in support of extremist 101