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Kurti: ‘Open Balkan’ leaves space to Russian and Chinese meddling

Kosovo’s Prime Minister Albin Kurti commented on Sunday the meeting between Edi Rama, Aleksandar Vucic, and Zoran Zaev, and the Open Balkan initiative. For...

President Biden thanks Kosovo for late son’s award

The President of the United States Joe Biden said that his family was touched by the medal awarded to his late son Beau Biden...

Open Balkan initiative conveys a dangerous message, says deputy premier

The deputy Prime Minister of Kosovo as well as diplomatic chief Donika Gërvalli has called the regional initiative “Open Balkan” as something “dangerous” as...

Rama met Vucic 3 times this year but Kurti none, says VV member

Member of the Leadership of the Movement for Self-Determination (LVV), Arber Zaimi told Euronews Albania that Edi Rama should’ve principally spoken with Kosovo regarding...

Bodies of victims from bus crash in Croatia to arrive in Kosovo today

The bodies of the victims from the fatal bus crash in Croatia will arrive in Kosovo today, the Interior Minister confirmed, adding that they...

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60 films in 6 days, female directors prominent in Prishtina Film Festival

Prishtina International Film Festival will be held from August 24th-29th and unlike the 2020 edition, which was organized online due to the COVID-19 pandemic,...

Nora Gjakova delivers Kosovo its second gold at the Tokyo Olympics

Kosovan judoka Nora Gjakova secured her country the second gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics. Her victory came after defeating French judoka Sarah-Léonie Cysique at...

Passengers injured from tragic bus crash in Croatia in a stable condition, says MP

The passengers injured during the deadly bus crash in Croatia are in stable condition and are receiving all the necessary medical care. It was Albanian...

Drowsiness might have caused tragic accident taking lives of 10 passengers returning to Kosovo 

The accident that took the lives of ten Albanian passengers from Kosovo, earlier this morning, is thought to have been caused by the driver’s...

National Day of Mourning for victims of accident – Osmani cancels Japan visit, Kurti heads to Croatia

During its return from Germany, a bus filled with Albanian immigrants going to Kosovo was involved in a tragic accident in Croatia, leading to...

10 dead in tragic accident as bus going from Kosovo-Croatia swerves off the road

A passenger bus departing from Kosovo this morning heading to Croatia, met a tragic fate as local media report at least 10 victims and...

Kosovan judoka wins the gold medal at the Olympics

Distria Krasniqi, a judoka from Kosovo, won the gold medal at the Tokyo Olympics 2020. Krasniqi defeated Japanese judoka Funa Tonaki in the grand finale...

“Two states offer guarantee for Thaci’s release”, says defense of former President

The defense attorney of Kosovo’s former President told the Special Court at the Hague that some countries are willing to come forward as "third-party...

11 years from UN court’s ruling in favor of Kosovo’s independence

July 22 marks the 11th anniversary of the day when the International Court of Justice at the Hague issued its advisory ruling, according to...

Kosovo failing to meet market demands for wheat, relies on imports from Serbia

Kosovo has launched a harvesting campaign across the country. Although this year there is more wheat planted, around 6,000 hectares more than last year,...

Erdogan to undertake a personal campaign to get more countries to recognize Kosovo

At a time when the dialogue between Kosovo-Serbia in Brussels continues to be characterized by tensions and disagreements, the President of Turkey, Recep Tayyip...

“US presence at dialogue with Serbia is imperative”, says former PM Haradinaj

The former Prime Minister of Kosovo Ramush Haradinaj was among the political figures of the country to react after the meeting between Kosovo’s Albin...

State of Emergency lifted in Decan, as situation towards improvement

The Mayor of Decan, Bashkim Ramosaj, announced that authorities have decided to lift the state of emergency imposed on July 13, after more than...

Kosovo risks losing €20 million in lawsuit against US company, warns Minister of Economy  

Kosovo’s Minister of Economy, Artanë Rizvanolli called the ‘Kosova e Re’ thermal power station a dead project, while raising the alarm that the country...

Kurti-Vucic meeting, analysts advise Kosovo to not accept every proposal made by Serbia

July 19th 2021 is the date when Kosovo’s PM Albin Kurti, and the president of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic are expected to meet for the...

Mayor of Decan says situation in alleged massive water poisoning case is improving

The Mayor of Decan, Bashkim Ramosaj, said that the situation is heading towards improvement, after more than 1,500 citizens were poisoned from what was...

Prosecution calls for urgent probe into presence of 2 Serb nationals in Decan

The General Prosecutor of Peja Agim Kurmehaj told the media during a press briefing that he has called on the police to compile a...

Deçan’s mass poisoning – tests discover presence of bacteria prompting discharge of water-supply firm

The National Public Health Institute of Kosovo has revealed that after the tests conducted on the drinking water in the Commune of Deçan, “several...

Decan officials to be called in for questioning, authorities seize footage near water supply premises

The director of the Intelligence Agency, Petrit Ajeti, is to brief Kosovo MPs today over the massive poisoning of more than 1,500 people in...

Mystery deepens as latest water test on presence of toxic metals returns negative

The latest tests on the potential presence of toxic metals in the water supply of Decan have returned negative deepening even further the mystery...

Kosovo buys 14 military vehicles from Turkey, Vucic expresses his reservations

The news regarding Kosovo’s purchase of 14 military motor vehicles from Turkey in order to modernize and strengthen its border security capacities, wasn’t received...

EU spokesperson lists expectations of the next phase of Kurti-Vucic dialogue

The next meeting between Kosovo’s prime minister, Albin Kurti and the president of Serbia, Aleksandar Vucic will be taking place on July 19th in...

Two dead in suspected water contamination case

Two citizens have died after more than 800 people fell sick over the last weekend in the town of Decan, with authorities suspecting that...

Tests show water within norms, declares chief of Health Institute in alleged poisoning case

The chief of the National Institute of Public Healthcare, Naser Ramadani, declared that the samples sent to a laboratory to see over a potential...

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Albania launches open vaccination month, amid rising infections

Over the last 24 hours, 40 citizens tested positive to COVID-19, bringing the total number of active infections across the country to 421. The number...

Kosovo men in search of WWII aircraft at the bottom of Lake Ohrid

A British aircraft that was shot down during World War II and is now found at the bottom of Lake Ohrid got the attention...

Reporter shares story of 11-year-old girl rescued from Al-Hol camp in Syria

Taulant Koplikaj, a reporter that has been inside the Syrian refugee camps during rescue missions of several Albanian citizens, said that currently at Roj...

“Uncooperative”, Anti-Terror chief: Over 30 people still stranded at Al-Hol

The chief of the Anti-Terror department at the Albanian State Police, Gledis Nano, told the media that there are around 30 Albanian nationals at...

14 minors repatriated from Syrian camps, Rama: Dangerous operation

14 children and 5 women stranded for quite some time in Syrian camps have now safely been returned to Albania. Prime Minister Edi Rama, along...

14 children stranded in Syria’s infamous camp to be repatriated

14 children and 5 women stranded in one of Syria’s war camps will soon be repatriated. The rescue mission was carried by Albanian and...

Ragmi Mustafi: Vucic is hostile towards Albanians from Presevo Valley

The relations between the Serbian government and ethnic Albanians from the Presevo Valley remain strained. The president of Albanian National Minority Council in Serbia,...

State Commissioner calls on parties to pay fines, or else face sanctions

106 parties were fined by the Central Election Commission (CEC) after failing to report their revenues and expenditures in 2020. Now, they risk being...

National Theater to become property of the municipality of Tirana, decides government

The Albanian government has decided to pass the ownership of the land where the National Theatre once stood to the municipality of Tirana. The draft...

Albania records 37 new COVID-19 cases, no deaths reported

The Ministry of Health announced that 37 citizens tested positive over the last 24 hours, while the number of active cases across the country...

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Former prime minister Berisha reacts to declaration of US Ambassador

Albanian former prime minister Sali Berisha said that the remarks of US Ambassador Yuri Kim to “distance itself” from him are “offensive”. According to him,...

Government opens tender race for construction of new Saranda airport

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Energy has launched the race that will see a company win the tender for the construction of the new...

Ninth member of High Court decreed by Albanian President

President Ilir Meta has decreed Asim Vokshi as the new member of the High Court of Albania. The recent appointment brings the court its ninth...

US Embassy calls on DP to disassociate from Berisha: A tragedy if the party were to eat grass for the sake of one man

The Ambassador of the United States in Albania, Yuri Kim, maintained a clear stance after meeting with the leader of the Democratic Party Lulzim...

Land where once stood the National Theater to pass to Municipality of Tirana, learns Euronews Albania

The ownership of the land where once stood the National Theater will be transferred to the Municipality of Tirana. After a ruling of the Constitutional...

Supreme State Audit to probe into fire response authorities over recent wildfires

The Supreme State Audit (KLSH) is investigating all the chain of institutions responsible for wildfire intervention activities across all the cities where flames are...

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President Osmani calls for prompt investigation into suspected water poisoning case

The President of Kosovo, Vjosa Osmani, has called for an immediate investigation after more than 800 citizens showed signs of poisoning at the municipality...

Director of the Office for Kosovo in Serbia granted permission to visit Zvecan

The Director of the Office for Kosovo at the Serbian government, Petar Petkovic, is expected to go on a two-day visit to Kosovo. The Ministry...

Deputy PM: No mention of associations, only when sovereignty isn’t challenged we can discuss minority rights

“The association wasn’t mentioned, not in one single sentence”. These were the statements of Kosovo’s Deputy Prime minister, Besnik Bislimi, a week after his...

26 years on: Political figures from Kosovo and Albania remember the Srebrenica massacre

As 19 more identified victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre were reburied Sunday, politicians from Kosovo and Albania remembered the horrific genocide and expressed...

Kosovo PM Kurti meets Greek counterpart Mitsotakis

The Prime Minister of Kosovo, Albin Kurti, met with his Greek counterpart PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and called on him to recognize Kosovo. Mitsotakis reconfirmed the...

Kosovo to review pandemic related measures amid concerns of Delta strain

Kosovo is set to review its pandemic-related measures amid growing concern of a quick-spreading Delta strain. The development was confirmed by health minister Arben Vitia,...

OSCE Chairperson: There are some positive effects from the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue

Some positive effects from the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue are being noticed, said the Chairperson of OSCE Ann Linde, adding that parties must take on a...

Kosovo-Serbia dialogue marks no progress as parties accuse each other of noncompliance

For the past two days, delegations from Kosovo and Serbia have met with the EU representative charged with the responsibility to mediate the ongoing...

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Ilir Meta commands Kosovo Parliament resolution on Srebrenica

President Ilir Meta has commanded the adoption of the latest Resolution by the Parliament of Kosovo, regarding the condemnation of the Srebrenica genocide. Through a...

Sports icon, Majlinda Kelmendi – the Judo World champion inspiring Kosovo youth

In the city of Peja in Kosovo, younger generations have been training for quite some time, having Majlinda Kelmeni, who has been a gold...

Washington Agreement spurs debates between Kurti and Hoti

Albin Kurti and his predecessor, Avdullah Hoti went back and forth in today’s plenary session regarding the Washington Agreement, signed by Hoti, when he...

Kosovo’s parliament adopts resolution recognizing Srebrenica genocide

The Assembly of Kosovo has passed a resolution recognizing the genocide committed in the Bosnian village of Srebrenica during the Bosnian War by Serb...

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