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17 Apr 15

Age no Barrier for Car Imports in Kosovo

While government claims raising age limit on imported cars will help the poor, experts say Kosovo will get worse pollution, more accidents, and lots of scrap metal.

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10 Apr 15

Serb Wears Kosovo Uniform with Pride

Marko Ristic is willing to fight in future army – despite the deep misgivings that idea arouses among many Kosovo Serbs.

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27 Mar 15

The Ghost of Greater Albania Won’t go Away

If Albanian nationalism is still disturbing the Balkans, it is because the historic errors that brought it into being have not yet been fully addressed.

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24 Mar 15

Why I Named My Kosovo War Child ‘Victory’

Nazmi Kaciku’s daughter was born on the day NATO launched air strikes against Serbian forces on March 24, 1999, so he gave her a name that celebrated Kosovo Albanians’ struggle.

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17 Mar 15

Russia in the Balkans: Perceptions and Realities

The pragmatic interests of the Balkan states – which lie in the direction of Europe - are imposing limits on the Kremlin’s drive to regain influence in the region.

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17 Mar 15

Bitter Memories of Kosovo’s Deadly March Riots

Eleven years after ethnically-charged unrest across Kosovo left 19 people dead and caused many more to flee, an elderly Serb couple recall how they survived the violence.

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09 Mar 15

Telling the Human Story of Kosovo Life

Kosovo’s first-ever oral history project aims to show that Kosovo is about more than a war, to highlight its diversity and recount the life stories of its unsung heroes.

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05 Mar 15

Kosovo Case Mounts up Against Bank Sackings

Former employees of ProCredit Bank accuse the bank of using illegal methods to cull its workforce ands boost profits.

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04 Mar 15

Kosovo’s Top Court Faces Prosecutor’s Probe

Kosovo’s Special Prosecution Office said Tuesday that it is investigating allegations that the Constitutional Court falsified part of a closely watched ruling.

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04 Mar 15

On the Trail of Kosovo’s Most Wanted

Survivors of mass killings in Kosovo villages in the Djakovica/Gjakova area in 1999 say they hope justice is coming closer after Interpol issued warrants for 17 Serbian fighters.

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03 Mar 15

Kosovo Film-Maker Tackles Wartime Rape Taboo

Kosovo director Isa Qosja wants his award-winning film, about a woman thrown out of her village after being raped during the war, to help end the stigmatisation of sexual violence victims.

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17 Feb 15

Kosovar Migrants Trade Misery for Uncertainty

Driven by hopelessness, thousands of people from Kosovo are seeking a better life in the EU, although their prospects of being allowed to stay there are dim.

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13 Feb 15

Migrant Exodus Drains Life out of Kosovo

The number of immigrants from Kosovo is drastically increasing as whole families up and go - threatening to empty Europe’s youngest state.

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30 Jan 15

Greece Could Disrupt the EU’s Balkan Policy

The arrival of a more pro-Russian government in Athens could add to the Brussels’ exiting headaches in the Balkans.

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30 Jan 15

Wave of Fury Pushes Kosovo to the Edge

Anger over a minister’s remark and the backpedalling over Trecpa have combined to cause a perfect storm for the embattled government of Isa Mustafa.