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Serbia, Kosovo leaders set for EU-backed talks on Aug. 18

Aug. 05, 2022 08:25 AM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to meet in Brussels this month to discuss ways to end the stalemate in European Union-brokered talks aimed at improving relations between them as ethnic tensions simmer, a European Commission spokesman said Friday. EU...

NATO official: Western Balkans face 'no imminent threat'

Jul. 07, 2022 15:02 PM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — A NATO senior official on Thursday said Western Balkan countries don't face an “imminent threat” from the war in Ukraine, and are of strategic interest to the Western alliance. NATO’s Deputy Secretary General Mircea Geoana was in Kosovo's capital,...

Kosovars fume at new delay in accessing EU visa-free travel

Jun. 28, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The European Union's delay in allowing visa-free travel for the people of Kosovo has spread dismay and resentment in the continent's newest state, and one Pristina businessman has retaliated by hitting EU officials where it hurts — the stomach. Mama's...

Kosovo arrests man accused of war crimes in 1999 fighting

Jun. 27, 2022 12:01 PM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo prosecutors on Monday charged a man with war crimes for allegedly being part of a group of Serbian forces that executed at least nine ethnic Albanian civilians during the country's 1998-1999 war. Prosecutors said in a statement that the suspect,...