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  • Stadium of skirts and dresses in Kosovo

    PRISTINA: Dresses and skirts donated by Cherie Blair and Rita Ora were among 5,000 pegged to washing lines in a Kosovo stadium on Friday in an art installation drawing attention to the stigma suffered by victims of wartime sexual violence...

    While there are no precise figures of the number of women and girls subjected to sexual violence during Kosovo’s 1998-99 war, non-governmental organisations say it may run to the thousands...

  • Kosovo’s former guerillas protest creation of special court

    PRISTINA: Some 1,000 Kosovo Albanians, mostly veterans of the 1990s war with Serbia, protested on Wednesday against the creation of a special court that would handle war crimes allegedly committed by former ethnic Albanian guerrillas...

    The crowd chanted “No to Injustice” — the Albanian acronym for the Kosovo Liberation Army (KLA), a pro-independence ethnic Albanian rebel movement that fought Serbian forces during the 1998-1999...

  • Kosovo government falls, snap election to follow

    KOSOVO’S government collapsed on Wednesday after it lost a confidence vote in parliament, a move expected to trigger a snap election after more than a year of political crisis in the tiny Balkan country...

    Three opposition parties strongly oppose the move, alleging that the deal deprives Kosovo of several thousand hectares of land...

  • Protesting MPs release tear gas in Kosovo parliament

    PRISTINA: Opposition lawmakers released clouds of tear gas in Kosovo’s parliament on Thursday, causing two MPs to faint, in protest at a recent EU-brokered deal reached by the government with Serbia...

    Opposition members are angry over an accord brokered by the European Union in August between Kosovo’s government and Serbia, which the EU had hailed as a “landmark” in normalising relations...

  • Tear gas clouds Kosovo’s independence anniversary

    PRISTINA: Eight years after ethnic Albanians joyously declared Kosovo’s independence from Serbia, chaotic scenes of MPs releasing tear gas in their parliament hardly gives the impression of a successfully functioning state...

    But Albin Kurti, an opposition deputy and ringleader of the recent dramatic protests, says such radical measures are the only way to save Kosovo...

  • Parliament disrupted again with tear gas in Kosovo

    PRISTINA: The opposition in Kosovo said on Monday it would turn to street protests to get the government to cancel deals with Serbia and Montenegro after its lawmakers were barred from Parliament after they again broke up a session with tear gas...

    Government lawmakers met alone in the afternoon after their earlier session was disrupted by the opposition, which has pledged that no sessions will take place until the government...

  • Tear gas disrupts Kosovo leader’s inauguration

    PRISTINA: Protesters firing tear gas disrupted the inauguration ceremony on Friday for Kosovo President Hashim Thaci in the midst of a political crisis over an EU-brokered agreement with old adversary Serbia...

    “Kosovo and Serbia should pass from the phase of normalisation of their relations to the phase of reconciliation between two countries...

  • Anti-govt rally held in Kosovo on day of independence

    PRISTINA: Thousands of protesters gathered in Kosovo’s capital on Wednesday for a major anti-government rally to mark their eighth anniversary of independence from Serbia, with authorities appealing for a peaceful demonstration...

    Today Kosovo faces a political deadlock, with opposition MPs particularly angry over a government deal with Serbia, brokered by the European Union, to create an association giving greater powers to Kosovo’s...

  • Kosovo fails in Unesco membership bid

    PARIS: Kosovo failed on Monday in its bid to gain membership of the UN cultural body Unesco, coming up three votes short of the two-thirds majority required...

    Kosovo needed 95 votes to gain membership, which would have represented a leap forward in its bid for full international recognition...

  • Spain and Wales cruise, Kosovo record historic draw

    PARIS: Spain began life under new coach Julien Lopetegui in perfect style while Gareth Bale inspired Euro 2016 sensations Wales and Kosovo earned a historic point in the 2018 World Cup qualifying on Monday...

    But arguably the performance of the night was in Turku where Valon Berisha made history, scoring Kosovo’s first goal on their competitive debut as they came from behind to draw 1-1 away to Finland...

  • Opposition lawmakers block parliament with tear gas in Kosovo

    PRISTINA: Despite security checks at the entrance, Kosovo opposition lawmakers on Friday again used tear gas to block work from being done in Parliament to pressure the government into renouncing deals with Serbia and Montenegro...

    They reject a deal between Kosovo and Serbia, reached last year, which gives more powers to ethnic Serbs in Kosovo...

  • MPs stage second tear gas protest in Kosovo parliament

    PRISTINA: Kosovo’s opposition disrupted parliament by throwing tear gas in the chamber for a second week running on Thursday, in protest at agreements made with Serbia...

    The dissenters are angry at EU-brokered dialogue and agreements with Serbia, particularly a plan to set up an association of Serb-run municipalities giving greater autonomy to Kosovo’s Serb minority...

  • Prince Charles pays tribute to Kosovo war missing

    PRISTINA: Britain’s Prince Charles on Saturday paid tribute to those missing since the 1998-1999 Kosovo war and to Nato-led peacekeepers killed there, on the last leg of a week-long Balkans tour...

    Accompanied by his wife Camilla, Charles laid a wreath at the monument to missing persons and joined a memorial ceremony also attended by Kosovo’s outgoing president Atifete Jahjaga...

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