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Serbs in Kosovo Begin Dismantling Barricades

Posted December 5th, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbs in northern Kosovo have started to remove some of the roadblocks at the center of recent violent clashes in the tense border region that have left scores of people injured and threaten Serbia’s bid for European Union membership. Local Serbs say the removal of the barricades comes after a deal was made Monday with […]

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Kosovo Violence Threatens Serbia’s EU Aspirations

Posted December 1st, 2011 at 4:25 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO and the European Union have condemned recent attacks by ethnic Serbs in northern Kosovo, as Serbia comes under pressure to end the unrest in the tense border region and secure its candidacy for EU membership. In a statement Thursday, NATO’s governing body said it was deeply concerned about the continuing attacks in northern Kosovo, […]

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Serbia’s Tadic: Kosovo Serbs Need to Abandon Barricades

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 2:15 pm (UTC-5)
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KOSOVO VIOLENCE, 1ST UPD HEADLINE: Kosovo Serbs Need to Abandon Barricades DATE: 11/29/11 NUMBER: 1685267 TYPE: CN )) Serbian President Boris Tadic is calling on Serbs to abandon roadblocks in the north of Kosovo, saying it is damaging the country’s bid for European Union membership. The appeal came as another standoff arose on Tuesday, as […]

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Serbia’s Tadic: Kosovo Serbs Need to Abandon Barricades

Posted November 29th, 2011 at 11:50 am (UTC-5)
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Serbian President Boris Tadic is calling on Serbs to abandon roadblocks in the north of Kosovo, saying it is damaging the country’s bid for European Union membership. The appeal came as fresh clashes erupted on Monday between Serbs and NATO peacekeeping forces, leaving more than 20 NATO soldiers and several Serbs injured. Mr. Tadic also […]

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NATO Soldiers Wounded in Clash With Serb Protesters

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 6:10 pm (UTC-5)
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Two NATO peacekeepers were shot and wounded during a clash with ethnic Serb civilians Monday in northern Kosovo. Fighting broke out when the peacekeepers started breaking down roadblocks near the Serbian-Kosovo border. NATO forces used rubber bullets, tear gas, and water cannons against the Serbs who opened fire on the soldiers. The conditions of the […]

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NATO Soldiers Wounded in Clash With Serb Protesters

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 11:10 am (UTC-5)
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A NATO spokesman says two soldiers serving with NATO’s Kosovo Force have been wounded during a confrontation with Serb protesters in northern Kosovo. Clashes broke out Monday when NATO troops began removing several earthen roadblocks put in place by the Serbs, who reject the authority of the Kosovo government. A KFOR spokesman said the wounded […]

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NATO Soldiers Wounded in Clash With Serb Protesters

Posted November 28th, 2011 at 7:40 am (UTC-5)
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A NATO spokesman says two soldiers serving with NATO’s Kosovo Force were wounded Monday during a confrontation with Serb protesters in north Kosovo. The violence erupted when NATO troops began removing several earthen roadblocks put in place by the Serbs who reject the authority of the Kosovo government. The ethnic Albanian-dominated Kosovo declared its independence […]

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Latest Kosovo-Serbia Talks End With Little Progress

Posted November 22nd, 2011 at 1:10 pm (UTC-5)
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A second day of European Union-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia has ended with little progress on resolving a long-running customs dispute. The two sides concluded talks Tuesday in Brussels with an agreement to mutually recognize each others’ university diplomas — a key issue for ethnic Albanians living in Serbia, many of whom have diplomas […]

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Kosovo, Serbia Resume Talks on Improving Relations

Posted November 21st, 2011 at 12:45 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbia and Kosovo have resumed negotiations, after Serbia walked out of European Union-mediated talks in September. The two sides began talks Monday in Brussels, with both Kosovo and Serbian leaders expressing hope for progress in resolving a long-running customs dispute expected to top the agenda of the two-day meeting. The dispute at a border crossing […]

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1 Killed, 2 Wounded in Clashes in Northern Kosovo

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 11:00 pm (UTC-5)
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One ethnic Serb was killed and two others wounded in a shootout that followed a clash with ethnic Albanians Wednesday evening in restive northern Kosovo. Police spokesman Besim Hoti said one man succumbed to his wounds early Thursday in a hospital in the Serb-run part of the ethnically divided town of Kosovska Mitrovica. The two […]

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