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  1. Kosovo President Receives Bulgaria's Ambassador for Farewell VisitRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Sofia News Agency

    Kosovo's President Atifete Jahjaga with Ambassador Bobi Bobev at the Presidency in Pristina, Kosovo on October 24, 2014. Photo: president-ksgov.net Kosovo 's head of state Atifete Jahjaga has received Bobi Bovev, the Bulgarian Ambassador, to mark the end of his mandate.

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  2. 'Albanian PM trying to provoke Serbia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    Milovan Drecun said on Thursday Albania's Prime Minister Edi Rama was making extreme statements in an effort to make his visit to Serbia meaningless. According to this MP from the ranks of the ruling SNS party, who heads the Committee on Kosovo and Metohija, Rama is also attempting to "place the blame for it on Serbia's shoulders."

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  3. Officials from Albania, Kosovo visit rival SerbiaRead the original story

    Thursday Oct 23 | KHQ-TV Spokane

    Kosovo's foreign minister traveled to Serbia on Thursday for the first time since Kosovo declared independence in 2008, describing the visit as a historic event. Also in Belgrade, the Serbian capital, was Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati, who arrived amid diplomatic tensions between Albania and Serbia after last week's brawl at a soccer game between them.

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  4. Serbia 'aims to carry out reforms by 2018'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... -- The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) granted provisional recognition to the Kosovo Olympic Committee on Wednesday. BELGRADE -- Serbia's Deputy PM Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Daeiae met on Wednesday with ...

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  5. 'Economy to bear greatest burden of EU talks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... -- The Executive Board (EB) of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) granted provisional recognition to the Kosovo Olympic Committee on Wednesday. BELGRADE -- Serbia's Deputy PM Minister and Foreign Minister Ivica Daeiae met on Wednesday with ...

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  6. IOC Gives provisional recognition to KosovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 23 | Outlook

    The IOC accepted Kosovo into the Olympic fold on Wednesday, clearing the way for the former Serbian province to send an independent team to the 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. The International Olympic Committee executive board granted provisional recognition to Kosovo, which declared independence from Serbia in 2008.

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  7. Foreign minister meets new French ambassadorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... said he expects the visit of Prime Minister of Albania Edi Rama on November 10 to be "good and fruitful." BELGRADE -- Kosovo's foreign and economic development minister Enver Hoxhaj and Fadil Ismaili will participate a regional ministerial meeting ...

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  8. Belgrade hosts informal regional conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... Belgrade-based media, the Thursday's meeting will also be attended by ministers in the government of Albania, while Kosovo will be represented by Foreign Minister Enver Hodzaj and Minister of Economic Development Fadilj Ismajli. The conference will ...

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  9. IOC grants 'provisional recognition to Kosovo Committee'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    The Executive Board of the International Olympic Committee granted provisional recognition to the Kosovo Olympic Committee on Wednesday. This cleared the way for Kosovo to take part in the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 "as an independent state," Tanjug reported.

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  10. 'Visit to be planned in coordination with Belgrade'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... mutual interest," he pointed out. Commenting on the International Olympic Committee's provisional decision to allow Kosovo to take part in sporting events, Bushati responded that it was "more of a question for Kosovo's foreign minister than him," ...

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  11. Kosovo granted provisional Olympic recognition by IOCRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Reuters

    Kosovo is on track to take part in its first ever Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro in 2016 after the region in the Balkans was granted provisional recognition by the International Olympic Committee on Wednesday. It could now achieve full membership as early as the IOC session in December, the IOC said in a statement on Wednesday.

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  12. Olympic committee paves the way for Kosovo to compete as independent country in RioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | The Washington Post

    Kosovo, the long disputed state that sits tenuously between Serbia and Albania, is one step closer to getting its own Olympic team. The International Olympic Committee's executive board granted "provisional recognition" to the Kosovo Olympic Committee on Wednesday and proposed that it be granted full recognition at the next IOC meeting in December, according to an official Olympics statement .

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  13. ISIS in Iraq, Syria Recruiting Foreign Fighters from BalkansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 22 | KABC-AM Los Angeles

    Kosovo's intelligence agency rescued an 8-year-old boy last week from Syria, where his father had taken him six months earlier so that he could join the Islamist extremist group ISIS there. "This is the greatest day for me.

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  14. IOC to discuss possible Kosovo Olympic recognition: spokesmanRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | Reuters

    The International Olympic Committee will discuss the possibility of granting Kosovo Olympic recognition on Wednesday, an official said, a move that has angered Serbian Olympic officials. "We can confirm that Kosovo will be addressed at the Executive Board ," IOC spokesman Mark Adams told Reuters.

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  15. Putin left Belgrade disappointed, says U.S. senatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... is now greater than ever for these two leaders," said the U.S official. Touching on "relations between Serbia and Kosovo," Murphy "pointed out that it was necessary that political parties in Pristina to form a government as soon as possible in order ... 1 comment

  16. Albanian PM's visit 'to be good and fruitful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... visit in November , but said Rama "did not ask to participate in a political rally in Presevo." BELGRADE -- Kosovo's foreign and economic development minister Enver Hoxhaj and Fadil Ismaili will participate a regional ministerial meeting in ...

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  17. Thaci's ministers to take part in Belgrade conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    Kosovo's foreign and economic development minister Enver Hoxhaj and Fadil Ismaili will participate a regional ministerial meeting in Belgrade, Beta reported. "Within the meetings that were organized in Berlin at the level of prime ministers of the countries of the region, ministers Fadil Ismaili and Enver Hoxhaj will travel to the ministerial meeting in Belgrade tomorrow.

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  18. IOC to discuss possible Kosovo Olympic recognition...Read the original story

    Wednesday Oct 22 | WNFL-AM Green Bay

    The International Olympic Committee will discuss the possibility of granting Kosovo Olympic recognition on Wednesday, an official said, a move that has angered Serbian Olympic officials. "We can confirm that Kosovo will be addressed at the Executive Board ," IOC spokesman Mark Adams told Reuters.

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  19. FM praises outgoing EU foreign policy chiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... chief Farid Zarif to further encourage KFOR, EULEX and the Pristina authorities to ensure the safety of Serbs in Kosovo. BELGRADE -- Ivica Daeiae says taking part in UN peacekeeping missions was a way for Serbia to contribute to the promotion of ...

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  20. Defense and Internal Affairs Committee condemns attacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | B92

    ... the southern part of central Serbia as home to Albanian minority, as well as attacks on Serbs and their property in Kosovo and Metohija. On the other hand, 23 shops (bakeries and cake shops) owned by members of the Albanian minority in central ...

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