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13 Nov 13

Kosovo Shows Interest in Adriatic Pipeline

Kosovo's deputy foreign minister said the country was interested in the planned construction of a gas pipeline across the Adriatic, linking Serbia and other Balkan states.

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11 Nov 13

Kosovo Parliament in Logjam Over PTK Sale

After repeated failures to agree on the privatization of the Post and Telecoms company, parliament is in deadlock, which could lead to early elections, experts say.

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17 Oct 13

Kosovo Opposition Continues PTK Sale Probe Quest

Kosovo opposition parties vow to press on with demands for an inquiry into the sale of the Post and Telecommunications of Kosovo despite their failure in parliament.

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02 Oct 13

Kosovo MPs Demand Probe Into Troubled PTK Sale

After another attempt to privatize the Post and Telecoms of Kosovo hit a snag, opposition parties have urged parliament to set up an inquiry.

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16 Sep 13

Kosovo and Macedonia End Trade War

The border between Kosovo and Macedonia reopened at midnight on Saturday as the  neighbours ended their week-long dispute by scrapping trade restrictions imposed on each other.

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13 Sep 13

No Deal Yet on Kosovo-Macedonia Trade War

Hopes of a rapid settlement of the trade war between Kosovo and Macedonia remain, although Thursday's planned summit on the issue in Skopje failed to take place.

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12 Sep 13

Talks Start on Ending Kosovo-Macedonia Trade War

As Macedonian truckers blockade the Kosovo border for a third day, a meeting of senior officials in Skopje raises hopes of resolving the bilateral trade war.

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09 Sep 13

Forum Puts Future of SEE Markets in Focus

The 2013 SEE Private Equity and Venture Capital Forum will provide a platform for discussion of the future of the Southeast European Private Equity and Venture Capital markets.

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09 Sep 13

Kosovo-Macedonia Trade War Escalates

The trade dispute between Pristina and Skopje escalated as Kosovo imposed a total embargo on imports of Macedonian products in retaliation for restrictions on some of its exports.

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06 Sep 13

Kosovo Embargo Catches Macedonia by Surprise

Macedonia says it will reconsider lifting the ban on imported flour from Kosovo after Kosovo slapped an unexpected embargo on food products imported from Macedonia.

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09 Aug 13

US Urged Not to Back Kosovo Power Plant

A group of Kosovo civic organisations has urged the US government to support investment in energy efficiency and renewable sources instead of a new lignite coal-fired power plant.

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27 Jun 13

Banks' Balkan Energy Investments Undermine EU Targets

Heavy investment in fossil fuels by international financial institutions in Western Balkan countries is hindering their compliance with EU climate targets, a report says.

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10 Apr 13

Vienna to Host Balkan Infrastructure Summit

The two-day Balkan Infrastructure and Construction Summit aims to inform foreign investors of business opportunities in the region.

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29 Mar 13

Albania-Kosovo Trade Dispute Escalates

After Pristina blocked imports of milk from two Albanian dairies, Tirana has responded by banning imports of flour from Kosovo, as the commercial row over toxins in food deepens.

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18 Mar 13

Turks Sound Wary Over KEK Upgrades

While Kosovo’s power company expects the new Turkish grid owner to underwrite more than 400,000 euro in recently agreed upgrades, the consortium is making no commitments.

Culture and Lifestyle

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23 Jan 18

Kosovo Woman Aims to Climb All 14 Himalayan Peaks

After becoming the first Albanian woman to reach the top of Mount Everest, the highest mountain in the world, Kosovo’s Uta Ibrahimi is planning to climb all 14 peaks in the Himalayas.

01 Jan 18

Gallery: New Year’s Eve, the Balkan Way

27 Dec 17

Balkan Cities to Party Their Way Into 2018

25 Dec 17

Festive Cheer at Pristina's Christmas Market

Premium

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06 Nov 17

Threat to Quit CEFTA Stirs Debate in Kosovo

As Kosovo’s government mulls withdrawing from CEFTA, citing its unequal treatment, economists warn that a halt to regional free trade will result in price rises.

19 Oct 17

EU Mulls Lower Roaming Charges for Balkans

29 Sep 16

World Bank Upbeat About Western Balkans

29 Feb 16

World Bank Probes Role in Kosovo Evictions

Politics and Society

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23 Jan 18

Ivanovic Killing Shows Serbia and Kosovo Must Cooperate

The EU must use the momentum generated by the joint probe into Kosovo Serb leader Oliver Ivanovic’s recent assassination to insist that Serbia and Kosovo’s prosecutors continue to work together to tackle serious crimes.

22 Jan 18

Kosovo Imam Denies Inciting Terror in Sermons