25 Nov 15 Serbs Sceptical About Patriarch’s ‘Return to Kosovo’ Call

Serbia’s Patriarch Irinej called for Serbs to return to their homes in Kosovo, but those who fled after the war said Belgrade and Pristina must guarantee their safety first.

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24 Nov 15 Serbian Fighter Describes ‘Extermination’ of Kosovo Villagers

At the retrial of 12 former Yugoslav Army troops for war crimes during the 1999 conflict in Kosovo, a Serbian ex-fighter recalled how scores of Albanian civilians were shot and died “like sheep”.

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16 Nov 15 Serbia Probes Suspected Kosovo War Mass Grave

Serbia is investigating a potential mass grave site in the southern Raska region, near where the remains of dozens of Kosovo Albanians killed in the 1998-99 war were exhumed last year.

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11 Nov 15 Ex-KLA Fighter Accused of War Crimes in Kukes

Kosovo's Special Prosecution Office on Monday issued an indictment against for Xhemshit Krasniqi for war crimes allegedly committed in Kukes in Albania.

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10 Nov 15 EU Raps Kosovo Over War Crimes Prosecutions

The European Commission’s annual progress report on Kosovo said local prosecutors lack the willingness to investigate war crimes allegedly committed by Kosovo Liberation Army fighters.

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09 Nov 15 Kosovo’s UNESCO Membership Bid Fails

Kosovo’s application to join the UN cultural body did not attract enough votes from UNESCO member states, amid strong opposition from Serbia and its allies.

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06 Nov 15 Kosovo Guerrillas’ Torture Convictions Upheld

A Pristina court rejected appeals from three former Kosovo Liberation Army guerrillas known as the ‘Llapi Group’ - including two current MPs - who were convicted of torturing prisoners during wartime.

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05 Nov 15 Kosovo Organ Traffickers Appeal Against Convictions

Five men who were found guilty of participating in an illegal kidney-trading ring at a Pristina clinic told an appeals court judge that they are innocent and their trial was flawed.

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04 Nov 15 Kosovo Books ‘Will Help Genocide Case Against Serbia’

Kosovo’s War Crime Institute published four new books on the 1998-99 which the government said will be important documents when it begins its attempt to sue Serbia for genocide.

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04 Nov 15 Serbian Patriarch’s Kosovo Force Threat ‘Endangers Stability’

Serbian Orthodox Patriarch Irinej’s warning that force could be used if Kosovo joins UN cultural body UNESCO is dangerous for stability, analysts in both countries said.

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02 Nov 15 Kosovo, Serbia Lobby Hard Before UNESCO Vote

Pristina and Belgrade stepped up their lobbying campaigns for and against Kosovo’s bid to join UN cultural body UNESCO ahead of the final vote next week.

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28 Oct 15 Kosovo Massacre Survivor Recalls Soldiers Shooting Child

At the trial of two Serbian officers charged with killing 27 people in the Kosovo village of Trnje in 1999, a witness recalled how Yugoslav Army troops shot her seven-year-old son dead.

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28 Oct 15 Serbia Albanians Boycott Classes Over Missing Books

Albanian pupils and teachers in southern Serbia protested on Tuesday, saying the Serbian education ministry was obstructing the use of textbooks donated by Kosovo.

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27 Oct 15 Kosovo War Criminal Freed for Medical Treatment Abroad

Former Kosovo Liberation Army commander Sabit Geci, who was convicted of war crimes, has been granted temporary release to seek medical treatment outside Kosovo.

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26 Oct 15 Two Kosovo Serbs Convicted of EU Police Attack

Two Serbs were given suspended sentences for attacking EU rule-of-law mission police and property and endangering UN staff during unrest that flared after Kosovo police were deployed near Serbia’s border.

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