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17 Apr 15 Thousands Join Kosovo Massacre Reburial Ceremony

The remains of 21 Kosovo Albanians killed by Belgrade’s forces in 1999 and then found hidden in a mass grave in Serbia were reburied in the village of Cikatove e Vjeter.

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17 Apr 15 US Warns Kosovo: Approve New War Court Quickly

The US ambassador to Pristina said Washington wouldn’t continue blocking Russia’s attempts to set up a Kosovo war crimes tribunal if Kosovo’s parliament doesn’t approve a new EU-backed court soon.

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16 Apr 15 Kosovo’s Thaci Given Serbia Arrest Warning

Kosovo foreign minister Hashim Thaci could attend an NGO conference in Belgrade later this month although a warrant for his arrest for alleged war crimes is still active in Serbia.

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16 Apr 15 Murdered US Albanians’ Brother Warns Serbian PM

The brother of three Albanian-Americans killed in Kosovo just after the war urged the Serbian prime minister to make progress to resolve the murder before his planned visit to the US.

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15 Apr 15 Kosovo Cuts Serb Policeman’s War Crime Sentence

The appeals court in Pristina reduced former reservist policeman Ivan Radivojevic’s sentence from eight to six years in prison for beating up Kosovo Albanian civilians who were fleeing the 1990s conflict.

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15 Apr 15 Kosovo Constitutional Court Approves New War Crimes Tribunal

The constitutional court ruled that a new EU-backed special court that is expected to try senior Kosovo Liberation Army figures does not breach any rights or freedoms.

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15 Apr 15 Kosovo Announces New Mass Grave Searches

Kosovo’s government commission on missing persons announced that there will be searches at 20 new locations where there are suspected to be mass graves from the late 1990s war.

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14 Apr 15 EU: No Cover-Up of Kosovo Mission Graft Claims

An EU report into the way its Kosovo mission handled corruption allegations made by one of its prosecutors said the case wasn’t handled properly but there was no cover-up.

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08 Apr 15 Kosovo Govt Says Over 25,000 Fought for KLA

A government headcount has verified that more than 25,000 people fought for the Kosovo Liberation Army against Serbian forces during the 1998-99 conflict - more than previously estimated.

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06 Apr 15 Kosovo Buries 28 Bodies from Mass Grave

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Isa Mustafa joined mourners in the village of Rezalle at a burial ceremony for 28 war victims exhumed last year from a mass grave in southern Serbia.

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03 Apr 15 Kosovo Parties Back Genocide Suit Against Serbia

Kosovo's main parties are backing a proposed parliamentary resolution to launch a genocide law suit against Serbia, but insist it will not damage ongoing talks between Pristina and Belgrade.

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01 Apr 15 Kosovo Massacre Survivors Criticise Serbian Fighters’ Retrial

Survivors of massacres near the town of Pec/Peja in 1999 which left over 118 Albanians dead said they fear that a retrial will not punish 11 Serbian fighters for their alleged crimes.

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31 Mar 15 Serbian Fighters’ Kosovo Massacre Convictions Overturned

A verdict convicting nine former Serbian fighters of killing more than 118 Albanians near the Kosovo town of Pec/Peja in 1999 was annulled and the case sent for retrial.

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30 Mar 15 Kosovo Police Halt Angry War Veterans’ Rally

Kosovo Liberation Army veterans broke into the courtyard of the government building during a protest calling on the authorities to start paying them state benefits.

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27 Mar 15 Kosovo Serb Leader Ivanovic ‘Accompanied Paramilitary Abductors’

A witness at Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic’s trial said she saw him with a paramilitary police group that seized her son and appealed to him for help.

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