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Kosovo Recognitions

kosovo-marks-independence-with-dire-economic-prospects News 17 Feb 14

Kosovo Celebrates Anniversary as Economic Woes Continue

Kosovo marked the sixth anniversary of its declaration of independence amid improving relations with Serbia but poor economic prospects for its impoverished people.

kosovo-claims-recognition-by-lesotho News 11 Feb 14

Kosovo Claims Recognition by Lesotho

Kosovo leaders on Tuesday claimed that the small African state of Lesotho has granted the country diplomatic recognition - though no official confirmation of this has been made public.

kosovo-battles-to-boost-recognition-tally analysis 03 Jul 13

Kosovo Battles to Boost Recognition Tally

Kosovo claims that it has been recognised as independent by 101 states around the world, but it’s still struggling to verify that tally as it seeks backing from other countries.

egypt-recognizes-kosovo News 26 Jun 13

Kosovo Claims Recognition by Egypt

As questions continue about the exact number of countries that have actually recognised Kosovo, the foreign ministry on Wednesday added Egypt to the list.

kosovo-recognition-by-yemen-heightens-unclarities News 13 Jun 13

Yemen's 'Verbal' Recognition of Kosovo Fuels Confusion

Kosovo's alleged receipt of a verbal recognition pledge from Yemen raises questions about the number of countries that have actually recognised its independence.

romania-s-tough-line-on-kosovo-starts-to-crumble analysis 12 Jun 13

Romania’s Tough Line on Kosovo Starts to Crumble

It’s increasingly no longer a question of whether Romania will recognise Kosovo’s independence but when, analysts say.

kosovo-serbs-call-for-referendum-on-belgrade-pristina-dialogue News 26 Apr 13

Serbia Offers Referendum on EU Kosovo Deal

Aleksandar Vucic, Serbian deputy prime minister, said the government will meet the request of Serbs from Kosovo and call a referendum on the Belgrade-Pristina deal.

guyana-recognises-kosovo News 18 Mar 13

Guyana Recognises Kosovo as Independent State

Kosovo said the Caribbean country has become the 99th country to endorse its independence, but the real number of recognitions actually remains unclear.

serbia-vows-never-to-recognise-kosovo news 18 Feb 13

Serbia Dismisses Kosovo Independence Anniversary

As Kosovo marked the fifth anniversary of its declaration of independence, Belgrade reiterated that it would never recognise Pristina’s statehood claims.

kosovo-s-number-of-recognitions-questioned News 10 Jan 13

Dispute Arises Over Kosovo's 98th Recognition

Confusion over whether African island state has actually recognised Kosovo or not raises wider questions about the recognitions process.

dodik-opposes-bosnia-s-recognition-of-kosovo news 04 Jan 13

Republika Srpska Slams Kosovo Recognition 'Pressure'

The president of Bosnia's Republika Srpska entity said it would not allow the country to recognise Kosovo as independent.

kosovo-one-step-closer-to-100-recognitions News 25 Dec 12

Kosovo Comes Close to 100th Recognition

Pakistan became on Monday the 98th state to recognize Kosovo’s independence, moving the country a step closer to its strategic goal of achieving 100 recognitions by the end of 2012.

dominica-recognizes-kosovo News 11 Dec 12

Kosovo Notches 97th Recognition From Dominica

After the Caribbean island state on Tuesday recognized Kosovo’s independence, the country can now claim to be recognised by more than half of the UN's 193 member states.

serbia-pm-suggests-new-dayton-for-kosovo news 21 Nov 12

Serbia PM Mulls Dayton-Style Deal on Kosovo

As Serbia marks the 17th anniversary of the historic accord that ended the 1992-5 war in Bosnia, Ivica Dacic has suggested that a 'New Dayton' might solve the Kosovo issue, too.

kosovo-awaits-94th-recognition-from-saint-kitts-and-nevis news 15 Nov 12

Kosovo Awaiting 94th Independence Recognition

Foreign Ministry says it is awaiting a verbal note from Saint Kitts and Nevis to confirm recognition of its independence.

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Kosovo Marks Full Independence With a Shrug

Kosovo was granted full independence by its international masters on September 10 - but few people in Prishtina seemed interested in celebrating.