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  1. Instagram's Cocktail WonderlandBy Aaron GoldfarbRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Daily Beast

    ... share it." But, it's not just us Americans taking part in this burgeoning phenomenon. In Pristina-the largest city in Kosovo-stands MorenaBar. There's truly no reason for me to know about the spot, except for the fact they continually post some of ...

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  2. Skopje returns nine bodies from Kumanovo clashes to KosovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Deutsche Welle

    Macedonia has handed over to Kosovo the bodies of nine ethnic-Albanian gunmen killed in clashes with police earlier this month. The shoot-out was the worst unrest in the former Yugoslav republic in more than a decade.

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  3. Opening of EU chapters 'depends solely on Kosovo talks'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | B92

    ... is appraising whether what has been done in relation to the judiciary, civil defense, municipalities in northern Kosovo and Metohija, as well as the return of Serbs to institutions, is sufficient." "Everything new that would be done would be shifted ...

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  4. Countering violent extremism and hate speech in the age of social mediaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | Religion News Service

    ... technology's importance become more than an afterthought. So if social media just is , why are we gathered here in Kosovo to discuss interfaith dialogue in the age of social media ? If the medium is so ingrained in how we communicate that some of us ...

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  5. Kosovo: Bus carrying students attacked with stonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | B92

    A bus carrying Pristina University students came under attack late on Thursday in Konculj, near the administrative line between Kosovo and central Serbia. The Belgrade-based daily Blic is reporting that none of the 25 students of the university that operates within the Serbian system sustained any injuries.

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  6. Republic of Kosovo: 2015 Article IV Consultation-Staff Report; Press...Read the original story

    Thursday May 21 | International Monetary Fund

    KEY ISSUES Context: Following a six-month political stalemate, the largest two parties reached an agreement in December to form a grand coalition, which enjoys a comfortable majority in parliament. The remittances-fueled growth is set to continue in the near term, but deep challenges remain in view of Kosovo's narrow export and productive base, low employment ratios, and incomes that are among the lowest in Europe.

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  7. Press Release: IMF Executive Board Concludes 2015 Article IV Consultation with the Republic of KosovoRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | International Monetary Fund

    On May 20, 2015, the Executive Board of the International Monetary Fund concluded the Article IV consultation 1 with Kosovo. Growth in Kosovo has proven relatively resilient and stronger than in its Western Balkan neighbors, averaging slightly more than 3 percent over the last five years.

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  8. Progress made in Serbia/Kosovo talksRead the original story

    Thursday May 21 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Delegations from Pristina and Belgrade have agreed on the establishment of a new fixed and mobile network operator to provide services in the Serb-dominated northern regions of Kosovo, although until such a company is operational, state-backed fixed line incumbent Telekom Srbija will fulfil the role, utilising equipment confiscated by Kosovo's authorities in 2010. The Serbian government's Office for Kosovo and Metohija noted in a statement that talks between the two parties in Brussels had been productive 'on all issues that do not touch upon the issue of property and the status of Kosovo,' but many details were still to be resolved.

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  9. Ex- KLA members want terrorists buried 'with honors'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | B92

    Associations of former members of the KLA in Kosovo want those killed in clashes with the Macedonian police in Kumanovo to be buried "with military honors." They are also demanding that the funerals be paid for from the Kosovo budget, writes the Albanian language daily Koha Ditore, and adds that the Ministry of the Security Forces of Kosovo "has not given a clear response."

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  10. 'Talks constructive, statements not helpful'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | B92

    Serbian Government's Office for Kosovo Director Marko Djuric said in Brussels Wednesday that the talks with a Pristina delegation went "in a positive spirit." But he added that "press statements made by the other party were not helpful when it came to building mutual trust."

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  11. Kosovars Seek Handover Of Rebels Killed In MacedoniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | Weekday Magazine

    In Prishtina, around 100 protestors called on Kosovo's government to secure the release of 21 Kosovar citizens arrested in Macedonia after a gun battle earlier this month. Macedonian leaders have blamed ethnic Albanians from Kosovo for the violence, in which 14 alleged gunmen were killed.

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  12. Gazivode hydro resource 'important for EU chapters'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | B92

    ... the Lake Gazivode hydropower plant and associated infrastructure, which he said accounted for "a significant part of Kosovo's power supply system." "It now appears that this is a big question where Belgrade has to reach agreement with Pristina. It ...

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  13. 'Clashes in Macedonia suit Russia and Serbia'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 15 | B92

    One of the leaders of a terrorist group that last week clashed with Macedonian police in Kumanovo has voiced accusations against that country's secret service. Shaqiri, a Kosovo Albanian known also as "Commander Hoxha," made the statement during a broadcast on the Pristina-based RTK television, where he was a guest along with Sasho Ordanoski.

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  14. Troubled Macedonia braces for major opposition rallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 17 | Yahoo!

    ... anti-government coalition," Pajaziti told AFP. Thirty alleged gunmen, including 18 ethnic Albanians from neighbouring Kosovo, have been charged with terror offences following last weekend's shootout in Kumanovo. But the opposition and analysts ...

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  15. Serbia and Macedonia aren't alike - parliament officialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | B92

    ... BELGRADE -- Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic conferred on Friday with the head of the UN mission in Kosovo, UNMIK, Farid Zarif. MOSCOW -- Sergei Lavrov, who will be in Belgrade on Friday, will discuss bilateral ties with Serbia's ...

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  16. Ban: Establishment of community of municipalities crucialRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | B92

    UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has welcomed the resumption of the Belgrade-Pristina dialogue and the agreement on the judiciary. He at the same time noted that establishment of the community of Serb municipalities in Kosovo is one of the crucial outstanding issues.

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  17. UN Security Council session on Kosovo on May 26Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | B92

    Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic conferred on Friday with the head of the UN mission in Kosovo, UNMIK, Farid Zarif. The meeting took place "in view of discussing the regular quarterly report on UNMIK work that should be presented at the UN Security Council session in New York on May 26," Tanjug reported.

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  18. Serbia can count on Russia's 'full support' over KosovoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | B92

    ... said. He added added that the issues of peace and stability in Balkan region and especially the settlement in Kosovo will have a special place in the Russian-Serbian dialogue. "Serbia can still fully count on Russia's support in the issues of ...

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  19. 'Positive trend in harmonizing foreign policy'Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | B92

    ... May 15, Tanjug said it learned from the Russian embassy on Tuesday. PRISTINA -- A helicopter of the EU mission in Kosovo crashed at Pristina airport on Tuesday, leaving several people injured, a NATO spokesperson has told Reuters. LJUBLJANA, ...

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  20. 'Greater Albania is key security risk'Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 11 | B92

    ... project have struck at the weakest link - Macedonia. Serbia must be careful not to, while fighting for the north of Kosovo and Metohija, lose the south of the central Serbia," this MP from the ruling SNS party told the newspaper. Asked "who really ...

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