Tag: Kosovo

EU takes first steps on probe into Marty organ-trafficking report

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – The EU’s police mission in Kosovo, Eulex, has begun laying the groundwork for an investigation into claims that Kosovar Prime Minister Hashim Thaci is responsible for murdering Serb prisoners and selling their kidneys in the 1990s.…

Cablegate: EU no match for Kosovo partition threat

EUOBSERVER / BRUSSELS – The EU’s “low profile” mission in Kosovo and the “fatigue” shown by Europeans on the independence issue are failing to address the increasing threat of partition in the northern part of Kosovo, a fresh set of…

World court to rule on Kosovo independence

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — The United Nations’ highest court was weighing in Thursday on whether Kosovo’s independence is legal — possibly setting a precedent for separatist regions across the globe.

Kosovo: War crimes court orders retrial of former PM Haradinaj

The Hague, 21 July (AKI) – The United Nations war crimes tribunal appeals panel on Wednesday ordered a partial retrial of former Kosovo prime minister Ramus Haradinaj and two of his aides for crimes against Serb, Roma and non-loyal Albanian…

One dead and 12 Injured in Blast in North Mitrovica/Kosovo

Media reported that one person was killed and 12 others injured in a bomb attack on some 600 Serb demonstrators who were protesting the Kosovo government’s plan to open an office in north Mitrovica on Friday.

Serbia’s Jug base underlines ongoing tensions

The base, which was opened on 24 November 2009, covers some 35 hectares (ha) of land and cost more than RSD1.7 billion (USD23.3 million) to construct, according to Serbian Minister of Defence Dragan èutanovac. It is by far the most…