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A photo of the Order of Freedom awarded to the U.S President Donald Trump, undersigned by Kosovo's President Hashim Thaci in capital Pristina, Kosovo on Friday, Sept. 18, 2020. Kosovo's president awarded U.S. President Donald Trump with one of the country's highest medals - Kosovo's Order of Freedom - for his government's efforts on peace and reconciliation in the former war-torn region. (AP Photo/Visar Kryeziu)

Kosovo awards Trump with Order of Freedom for peace efforts

Sep. 18, 2020 9:41 AM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo's awarded U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday with one of the country's highest honors for his government's efforts on peace and reconciliation in the former war-torn region. President Hashim Thaci awarded Trump with Kosovo's Order of Freedom “for his exceptional...

Kosovo veterans puzzled by court war crime file delivery

Sep. 17, 2020 1:51 PM EDT

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Kosovo war veterans said Thursday that war crime files inexplicably sent to their office have been returned to a special international court in The Hague, Netherlands, probing alleged crimes during and after the Balkan nation’s 1998-1999 war. Hysni Gucati, a spokesman for the...

FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2020 file photo, President Donald Trump speaks in Kenosha, Wis., as Sen. Ron Johnson, R-Wis., right, listens. Sen. Johnson said Monday, Sept. 14, 2020, that President Donald Trump deserves to win more than one Nobel Peace Prize for his

Sen. Johnson says Trump deserves multiple Nobel Peace prizes

Sep. 14, 2020 5:01 PM EDT

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Republican U.S. Sen. Ron Johnson said Monday that President Donald Trump deserves to win more than one Nobel Peace Prize for his “leadership" and "brilliant negotiating strategy” in foreign diplomacy and reaching peace agreements. “I know the president’s...

FILE- In this file photo dated Friday, April 17, 2015, a national library employee shows the gold Nobel Prize medal awarded to the late novelist Gabriel Garcia Marquez, in Bogota, Colombia.  Swedish lawmaker Magnus Jacobsson tweeted Friday Sept. 11, 2020, that he has nominated the governments of the United States, Kosovo and Serbia for the Nobel Peace Prize, for their efforts to secure a peace agreement between the two former Balkan war foes. (AP Photo/Fernando Vergara, FILE)

US, Kosovo, Serbia Nobel Peace nominees for White House deal

Sep. 11, 2020 3:02 PM EDT

TIRANA, Albania (AP) — A Swedish lawmaker said Friday that he has nominated the governments of the United States., Kosovo and Serbia for the Nobel Peace Prize for their efforts to secure a peace agreement between the two former Balkan war foes. Swedish parliament member Magnus Jacobsson tweeted that he...

FILE - In this Friday, June 26, 2020 file photo, European Council President Charles Michel, right, greets Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic prior to a meeting at the European Council building in Brussels. The leaders of Serbia and Kosovo committed Monday, Sept. 7, 2020 to European Union-brokered talks on normalizing their strained ties and appeared to play down the importance of a surprise announcement last week by U.S. President Donald Trump that they are beefing up economic cooperation. (AP Photo/Olivier Matthys, Pool, File)

EU warns Serbia, Kosovo over Israel embassy move

Sep. 7, 2020 1:01 PM EDT

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union warned Serbia and Kosovo on Monday that they could undermine their EU membership hopes by moving their Israeli embassies to Jerusalem, as U.S. President Donald Trump’s surprise announcement about the change left officials in Belgrade and Pristina scrambling to...

President Donald Trump listens to Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic speak during a signing ceremony with Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti, in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Rare spat between Serbia and Russia after US-brokered deal

Sep. 6, 2020 4:03 PM EDT

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — A social media post by Russia's Foreign Ministry spokeswoman apparently ridiculing Serbia’s president after he signed a U.S.-sponsored agreement between Serbia and Kosovo has triggered a rare spat between traditional allies Moscow and Belgrade. Spokeswoman Maria Zakharova...

An Israeli police officer scuffles with a protester near Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's residence in Jerusalem, Saturday, Sept. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)

Israelis protest against PM as coronavirus infections spike

Sep. 5, 2020 5:32 PM EDT

JERUSALEM (AP) — Thousands of Israelis protested outside the official residence of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Saturday night, pressing ahead with a monthslong campaign demanding the embattled Israeli leader resign. The protest came as Israel is coping with record levels of coronavirus infections....

President Donald Trump speaks during a signing ceremony with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic and Kosovar Prime Minister Avdullah Hoti, in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Serbia, Kosovo normalize economic ties, gesture to Israel

Sep. 4, 2020 5:13 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that Serbia and Kosovo have agreed to normalize economic ties as part of U.S.-brokered talks that include Belgrade moving its Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, and mutual recognition between Israel and Kosovo. After two days of meetings with Trump...

Serbia says it will move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, Kosovo to recognize Israel as part of US-brokered talks

Sep. 4, 2020 11:41 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Serbia says it will move Israeli embassy to Jerusalem, Kosovo to recognize Israel as part of US-brokered talks.

Serbia, Kosovo announce they are normalizing economic relations to attract investment, jobs

Sep. 4, 2020 11:40 AM EDT
WASHINGTON (AP) — Serbia, Kosovo announce they are normalizing economic relations to attract investment, jobs.