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24 Jan 15 Clashes Erupt as Thousands Protest in Kosovo

Protesters clashed with police as several thousand people rallied in Pristina for the sacking of a Serb minister and for Kosovo to take full control of the huge Trepca mine complex from Belgrade.

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22 Jan 15 Murder Testimony Against Kosovo Serb Leader ‘Unconvincing’

The defence of Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic, accused of ordering paramilitary police to kill several ethnic Albanians in April 1999, said an alleged eyewitness had failed to prove his guilt.

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21 Jan 15 Kosovo Serb Politician ‘Led Deadly Police Squad’

A witness at the trial of Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic said he saw him with a paramilitary police group that killed several ethnic Albanians in April 1999.

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20 Jan 15 Students Rally for Kosovo Serb Minister’s Dismissal

Some 500 students marched through Pristina, demanding the sacking of minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, accused of insulting Albanians who blockaded Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas.

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19 Jan 15 Kosovo Serb Minister Apologises After Protest Clashes

Minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, accused of insulting Albanians who blockaded Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas, said he didn’t want his words to cause unrest.

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16 Jan 15 Clashes at Protest Against Kosovo Serb Minister

Police arrested 22 protesters after clashes a rally for the resignation of minister Aleksandar Jablanovic, accused of insulting Albanians who blockaded Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas.

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16 Jan 15 Montenegro Refugees Rally Against Kosovo’s Thaci

Serbs and Montenegrins who fled the Kosovo conflict rallied in Podgorica against visiting Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci to express anger at his wartime role with the Kosovo Liberation Army.

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15 Jan 15 Kosovo Marks Recak Massacre Anniversary

Hundreds of Kosovo Albanians gathered in the village of Recak/Racak to mark the 16th anniversary of the massacre of 44 people by Serbian security forces in 1999.

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13 Jan 15 Kosovo Minister Urged to Quit for ‘Savages’ Statement

Calls have increased for the resignation of Kosovo minister Aleksandar Jablanovic after he described Albanian protesters who rallied against Serb pilgrims at Orthodox Christmas as ‘savages’.

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12 Jan 15 Montenegro Refugees to Rally Against Kosovo’s Thaci

Serbs and Montenegrins who fled Kosovo called for a protest against Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci’s visit to Montenegro, accusing him of being responsible for their relatives’ deaths.

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12 Jan 15 New Kosovo Court ‘Must Probe Political Murders’

Prime Minister Isa Mustafa said that the soon-to-be-established EU-backed special court for Kosovo should probe post-war murder cases that are suspected to have been politically motivated.

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09 Jan 15 New Kosovo War Court Remains Under Wraps

Kosovo’s parliament is due to pass legislation setting up a new EU-backed special court to try war crimes, but exact details about the nature of the court are still unknown.

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06 Jan 15 Kosovo on Alert Over Serb Orthodox Holiday

A heavy police presence is being deployed across Serbian municipalities in Kosovo, as local Serbs prepare for Orthodox Christmas and visits from Belgrade officials.

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06 Jan 15 Kosovo Opposition Rejects New War Crimes Court

Three opposition parties said they would vote against legislation to create a new EU-backed special court to try former Kosovo Liberation Army fighters for alleged war crimes.

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23 Dec 14 Kosovo War Veterans Threaten Pension Protests

Kosovo Liberation Army veterans vowed to protest if their war pensions don’t start in January, but the authorities said that a verified headcount of ex-guerrillas still needs to be finished.

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