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22 Aug 16 Serbia Protests Over Kosovo War Crimes Billboard

Belgrade urged Pristina to remove a billboard about Serbian war crimes, saying it will intimidate Serbs who fled after the war and stop them returning to their homes in the former province.

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17 Aug 16 Biden Urges Kosovo to Seek Reconciliation with Serbia

Speaking in Pristina, US Vice-President Joe Biden said that Kosovo officials should work toward normalising relations with Serbia in order to make progress towards joining the EU.

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15 Aug 16 Biden to Push Serbia-Kosovo Dialogue on Farewell Tour

Joe Biden’s visit to Serbia and Kosovo on his last Balkan tour as US Vice President is expected to focus on re-booting the stalled dialogue between the two countries.

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12 Aug 16 Krasniqi Lawyer Urges Appeal Court to Free Him

Defence lawyer Haxhi Millaku said Monday's conviction of former KLA fighter Xhemshit Krasniqi was unjust and he expected the Court of Appeal to free him.

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09 Aug 16 Kosovo Ex-Guerrilla Jailed for Wartime Torture

EU rule-of-law mission judges sentenced former Kosovo Liberation Army fighter Xhemshit Krasniqi to eight years in jail for the abuse and torture of civilians in detention camps in Kosovo and Albania.

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04 Aug 16 Montenegro Arrests Kosovo War Murder Suspect

Police have arrested a Montenegrin citizen suspected of involvement in the killing of at least six ethnic Albanians in a Kosovo village in 1999 while he was serving with the Yugoslav Army.

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29 Jul 16 Kosovo 'Mass Grave' Fails to Yield Bodies

The search for human remains at a suspected mass grave in the Kosovo capital, Pristina, has drawn a blank.

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21 Jul 16 Kosovo President Lays Wreath at Serbs’ Memorial

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci paid tribute at a memorial to 14 Serbs killed after the war in the village of Staro Gracko/Gracke 17 years ago, but the victims’ families criticised his gesture.

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18 Jul 16 Pristina ‘War Grave’ Excavation Distresses Relatives

Relatives of a man still missing from the Kosovo war said they were waiting with hope and fear for the outcome of an excavation of a suspected mass grave at Pristina University.

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14 Jul 16 UN Kosovo Mission ‘Violated Human Rights’, Says Probe

A United Nations advisory panel set up to examine complaints against the UN’s Kosovo mission, UNMIK, said the mission violated human rights and did not properly investigate serious allegations of wrongdoing.

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13 Jul 16 Kosovo Probes Suspected Mass Grave at University

Forensics officials in Kosovo have launched excavation work on the campus of Pristina University after receiving information that there could be a wartime mass grave at the site.

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08 Jul 16 Serbia Under Fire Over US Albanians’ Murders

Human rights campaigners, lawyers and academics called on the US and EU to pressurise Belgrade to solve the murder of three US citizens of Albanian origin killed in Serbia in 1999.

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07 Jul 16 Kosovo Massacre Survivors Refuse to Testify in Belgrade

Two key witnesses who survived a massacre of Kosovo Albanians in the village of Cuska in 1999 refused to testify in what they called the “farcical” war crimes trial of 10 Yugoslav Army troops.

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05 Jul 16 Political Leaders Approve Balkan Youth Cooperation Office

Political leaders signed an agreement to set up a cross-Balkan youth cooperation office which aims to restore links between young people whose countries were in conflict during the 1990s war.

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30 Jun 16 Kosovo War Rape Verifications Hit by Delays

The Kosovo authorities have promised to set up a commission to verify the claims of rape victims from the 1998-99 war soon, but human rights campaigners accused them of acting too slowly.

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