Kosovo

Serbians launch petition against war mongering

Prompted by recent inflammatory statements by Serbian politicians regarding an incident involving a Kosovo-bound train from Belgrade, Serbian citizens have launched a petition called "Serbian...

Serbian president dismisses accusations of sabre rattling, but says is ready to go to war

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said on Tuesday that he was ready to resign if Serbia kept silent in the event of an attack by Albanians on Serbs in Kosovo, dismissing accusations of sabre...

Serbian president threatens Kosovo with military intervention

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic on Sunday threatened Kosovo with military intervention to defend local Serbs after Kosovo deployed special forces to prevent a train painted with Serbia's...

Croatian Albanian MP addresses Croatian MEPs over Haradinaj arrest

Ermina Lekaj Prljaskaj, a member of the Croatian Parliament who represents five ethnic minorities, including the Albanian minority, on Wednesday asked Croatian members of the European Parliament...

Serbia officially requests Haradinaj's extradition from France

Serbia on Tuesday sent an official request to France to hand over Kosovo politician Ramush Haradinaj, arrested by French border police on 4 January on his arrival at Basel-Mulhouse on a flight...

EP rapporteur favours bilateral resolution of Serbia-Croatia issues

The European Parliament's rapporteur for Serbia, David McAllister, said on Monday that Serbia was making generally good headway on its journey towards the European Union and that it was...

Kosovo urges EU to exert pressure on Serbia over Haradinaj

Kosovo asked the European Union on Thursday to press the candidate country Serbia to drop arrest warrants against former Kosovo fighters, including a warrant for the arrest of former Kosovo prime...

Austrian MEP calls on EU to exert pressure on Serbia to withdraw outdated arrest warrants

An Austrian member of the European Parliament, Ulrike Lunacek, called on the European Union on Thursday to exert pressure on Serbia to withdraw outdated arrest warrants.

Italy repatriates two suspected Islamists, to Kosovo and Pakistan

Two people suspected of having links with Islamic terrorism, one from Kosovo and another from Pakistan, have been forcibly repatriated from Italy for national security reasons, the Italian...

Nikolic says Serbia can't meet two EU conditions

Serbia wants to join the European Union but there are two conditions it cannot meet - it cannot recognise Kosovo's independence and it cannot be on bad terms with countries with which the EU is on...

Albania-Israel match was terror target, say Kosovo police

Kosovo police say they have foiled terrorist plans, including an attack at the Albania-Israel World Cup qualifier, and arrested 19 people suspected of links to the Islamic State.

Serbia optimistic about new policy chapters in talks with EU

Following a positive report of the European Commission on Serbia's progress in the process of integration with the EU and an agreement on telecommunications reached with Prisitina, there is...

Kosovo to get international phone prefix after deal with Serbia

Kosovo will get its own international dialing code after reaching a telecommunications deal with Serbia, officials said Sunday.

Johnson says Britain backs Serbia's EU membership bid

The visiting British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson said on Thursday that although it was leaving the European Union, Great Britain would remain a friend of Serbia and would keep supporting...

Macedonian police say Islamist attacks foiled

Macedonian police said on Thursday that Islamist terror attacks had been foiled as they announced the arrest of two citizens in a wider regional crackdown, AFP reported.