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US Charges Kosovo Gunman with Murdering 2 US Airmen

Posted June 21st, 2011 at 9:15 pm (UTC-5)
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U.S. federal prosecutors have filed formal murder charges against a Kosovo man who allegedly shot dead two U.S. Air Force personnel in Germany in March. The U.S. attorney’s office in New York says Arid Uka chanted “God is great” in Arabic and kept shooting until his gun would not fire any more. Uka is in […]

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US Opposes Serbian Calls for Partition of Kosovo

Posted June 16th, 2011 at 12:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A senior U.S. official says Washington opposes Serbian calls for Kosovo to be partitioned along ethnic lines as a way of resolving a dispute about Kosovo’s 2008 secession from Serbia. U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Philip Gordon said Thursday the idea of redrawing Kosovo’s borders to incorporate ethnic Serb areas into Serbia would be a […]

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Turk, Israeli Charged With Organ Trafficking in Kosovo

Posted June 13th, 2011 at 8:00 pm (UTC-5)
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A European Union prosecutor in Kosovo has indicted a Turkish and an Israeli citizen for involvement in illegal trafficking of human organs at a clinic in Pristina. The European Union justice mission in Kosovo announced Monday that Yusuf Sonmez of Turkey and Israel’s Moshe Harel were charged last week with trafficking in persons, unlawful medical […]

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EU Exhumes 9 Bodies in Kosovo

Posted June 6th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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European Union forensic experts in Kosovo have exhumed nine bodies believed to be victims of the Kosovo war in the late 1990s. The EU mission in Kosovo said Monday the experts dug up the remains from a Muslim cemetery north of Mitrovica in northern Kosovo, and the team is still looking for the bodies of […]

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