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Three Wounded in Clashes in Northern Kosovo

Posted November 9th, 2011 at 6:40 pm (UTC-5)
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At least three ethnic Serbs, including one policeman, were wounded during a shootout with ethnic Albanians Wednesday evening in restive northern Kosovo. Police spokesman Besim Hoti said the wounded were hospitalized in the town of Kosovska Mitrovica and that two were in serious condition. It was not immediately clear what caused the skirmish in the […]

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US Congressman Urges West Not to Lose Focus on Kosovo

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 1:15 pm (UTC-5)
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A U.S. congressman has warned that unresolved tensions in the Balkans could erupt into yet another conflict with far-reaching consequences for the stability of Europe. Congressman Dana Rohrabacher, in an exclusive interview with VOA’s Serbian service, says it is crucial that Western leaders and policymakers work to re-establish and strengthen the region’s hard-won peace, and […]

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Tadic: Tension Between Serbia and Kosovo a Global Problem

Posted October 24th, 2011 at 5:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Serbian President Boris Tadic is calling on Serbia and Kosovo to resume talks as soon as possible, saying tense relations between the two are a global problem and not just one for Serbs and Albanians. The Serbian News Agency Monday quotes Mr. Tadic as saying no results can be achieved, problems solved, and vital national […]

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NATO Moves to Tear Down Kosovo Barricades

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 12:30 pm (UTC-5)
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NATO-led peacekeepers have confronted crowds of angry Serbs as they moved into Kosovo’s northern border area to try to remove a series of roadblocks that has been in place for almost three months. Peacekeepers in full riot gear moved into the area near Zubin Potok Thursday, accompanied by armored vehicles, trucks and bulldozers. NATO says […]

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NATO Moves to Tear Down Kosovo Barricades

Posted October 20th, 2011 at 9:30 am (UTC-5)
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NATO-led peacekeepers have confronted crowds of angry Serbs as they moved into Kosovo’s northern border area to try to remove a series of roadblocks that has been in place for almost three months. Peacekeepers in full riot gear moved into the area near Zubin Potok Thursday, accompanied by armored vehicles, trucks and bulldozers. NATO says […]

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EU Prosecutor Investigates Alleged Organ Harvesting in Kosovo

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 4:30 pm (UTC-5)
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A special European Union prosecutor is in Kosovo to investigate reports that ethnic Albanian fighters harvested and sold organs taken from Serb captives in 1999 during their war with Serbia. John Clint Williamson of the United States is in Pristina after being appointed by the EU to look into allegations in a Council of Europe […]

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Serb Leaders Defy NATO, Refuse to Dismantle Kosovo Roadblocks

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 12:20 pm (UTC-5)
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Leaders of four Serb municipalities in northern Kosovo have defied a NATO warning, and refused to unconditionally lift roadblocks to allow peacekeeping troops free movement in the region. After a meeting in the city of Zubin Potok Wednesday, Serb leaders said they will only lift the roadblocks in a controlled manner to allow peacekeepers to […]

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Serb Leaders Meet to Discuss Removing Kosovo Roadblocks

Posted October 19th, 2011 at 7:15 am (UTC-5)
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Leaders of four Serb municipalities in northern Kosovo are meeting to discuss whether to lift area roadblocks to allow NATO-led KFOR troops free movement in the region. The roadblocks have guarded sensitive border crossings for nearly three months. NATO has threatened to dismantle them unless Wednesday’s meeting brings positive results. The barricades are stopping NATO […]

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NATO Warns Kosovo Serbs to Remove Roadblocks

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The commander of NATO-led peacekeepers in Kosovo says he is disappointed with the Serbs’ failure to comply with the NATO deadline to remove a series of roadblocks. In a statement Tuesday, General Erhard Drews said he will wait for the outcome of a Wednesday meeting of Kosovo Serb leaders to discuss whether to lift the […]

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Serbs Resist NATO Deadline to Remove Kosovo Roadblocks

Posted October 18th, 2011 at 10:45 am (UTC-5)
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Serbs have resisted a NATO deadline to remove a series of roadblocks as part of a months-long standoff involving control of northern border crossings. Dozens of Serbs gathered Tuesday to protect the roadblocks from removal by NATO peacekeepers. NATO’s peacekeeping force in Kosovo had given local ethnic Serbs until Tuesday to take down the 16 […]

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