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United States | Assistant Secretary Kirsten D. Madison Travel to Vienna, Austria for the 62nd UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs and Pristina, Kosovo

United States – Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Kirsten D. Madison will lead the U.S. delegation to the High-Level Segment of the 62nd Commission on Narcotic Drugs (CND), March 14-15, in Vienna, Austria. At the CND, the United States will seek increased national action to … Continue reading United States | Assistant Secretary Kirsten D. Madison Travel to Vienna, Austria for the 62nd UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs and Pristina, Kosovo

EU parliament calls on Kosovo to suspend tax on Serb goods

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The European Parliament has called on Kosovo to suspend a 100-percent tariff on Serb goods to help restart reconciliation talks. David McAllister, who is heading the European delegation visiting Kosovo, and Serbia earlier in the week, said Saturday it asked for the suspension of the tariff in all meetings with Kosovar … Continue reading EU parliament calls on Kosovo to suspend tax on Serb goods

PRISTINA, Kosovo | Kosovo: Serbia not recognizing its borders threatens peace

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo’s government says recent comments from Serbia’s president not recognizing its borders threaten peace and security. A statement Friday said Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic‘s words a day earlier not recognizing Kosovo’s internationally accepted borders “are unacceptable and introduce a serious threat of Kosovo’s territorial integrity and sovereignty.” It added they “threaten … Continue reading PRISTINA, Kosovo | Kosovo: Serbia not recognizing its borders threatens peace

PRISTINA, Kosovo | The Latest: Serbian leader lashes out at US over Kosovo army

PRISTINA, Kosovo — The Latest on Kosovo’s vote to create an army (all times local): 10:30 p.m. Serbia’s president has denounced the United States for its support of a Kosovo army and praised allies Russia and China for their opposition to the move. President Aleksandar Vucic addressed the nation in his typical dramatic tone, saying … Continue reading PRISTINA, Kosovo | The Latest: Serbian leader lashes out at US over Kosovo army

PRISTINA, Kosovo | Human rights defender and Kosovo dissident Adem Demaci dies

PRISTINA, Kosovo  — Adem Demaci, a human rights defender who embodied Kosovo’s national resistance and was often called the “Balkans’ Mandela,” has died at 82.   Deputy Speaker Xhavit Haliti interrupted Thursday’s parliamentary session to report Demaci’s death, saying “our teacher, the man who spent 28 years of his life in Serb prisons” has died. … Continue reading PRISTINA, Kosovo | Human rights defender and Kosovo dissident Adem Demaci dies

Serb leader’s death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions

MITROVICA, Kosovo /January 16, 2018(AP)(STL.News) — A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party’s offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Unknown assailants opened fire on Oliver Ivanovic, 64, in the Serb-controlled northern city … Continue reading Serb leader’s death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions