PRISTINA, KOSOVO — Twelve years on from the start of weeks of Nato bombing raids against Serbia, military planners enforcing the no-fly zone over Colonel Gaddafi’s Libya can learn valuable lessons from the air campaign against Belgrade … the immediate effect, at least in the case of Serbia, was devastating as security forces loyal to the former Serb president Slobodan Milosevic used the Nato raids as cover for the mass expulsions of hundreds of thousands of Kosovo Albanians into neighbouring countries and to commit a number of atrocities. Almost 2,000 people – mostly ethnic Albanians – are still missing after disappearing during the conflict … the generals have failed to prepare for what follows the initial and inevitable military victory … read more at THE INDEPENDENT
- Kosovo tries to stem flow of ISIL recruits - Al Jazeera America 23/09/2014Al Jazeera AmericaKosovo tries to stem flow of ISIL recruitsAl Jazeera AmericaFERIZAJ, Kosovo — The night before 23-year-old Blerim Heta disappeared from his home in the small farming village of Varosh, he left a letter for his mother under his pillow. He was leaving Kosovo for Syria and would not be coming back. “I ask you to ...
- Kosovo president: Europe can't be 'corridor' for Islamic terror groups - Fox News 23/09/2014Fox NewsKosovo president: Europe can't be 'corridor' for Islamic terror groupsFox News“Unfortunately, Kosovo, like other European countries and others around the world, can't be immune to this global threat that the foreign fighters are imposing,” said Jahjaga. “We are taking this threat very seriously and our security mechanisms are ... […]
- Oscars: Kosovo Selects 'Three Windows and a Hanging' for Foreign-Language ... - Hollywood Reporter 23/09/2014Hollywood ReporterOscars: Kosovo Selects 'Three Windows and a Hanging' for Foreign-Language ...Hollywood ReporterKosovo, the tiny former Serbian region that won independence in 2008 after a decade of bitter and violent ethnic clashes, has for the first time nominated a film for the Academy Awards. Isa Qosja's Three Windows and a Hanging, which […]
- Serbian shrines in Kosovo surrounded by hostility - Gulf Times 22/09/2014Gulf TimesSerbian shrines in Kosovo surrounded by hostilityGulf TimesSTILL STANDING: The monastery church of Decani in Pec, Kosovo. There are some 25 monks, most of them in their prime, still living here despite hostility from ethnic Albanians. The Decani monastery is kept under the tight scrutiny by an Italian ...
- Kosovo 'imams held' in raids on Islamic State recruitment - BBC News 17/09/2014BBC NewsKosovo 'imams held' in raids on Islamic State recruitmentBBC NewsFifteen people have been detained in Kosovo in an operation aimed at tackling recruitment of fighters for Islamic State (IS) in Syria and Iraq. Among them are several imams, including the head of Pristina's Grand Mosque, Shefqet Krasniqi, local reports ...Kosovo Arrests S […]
- Trokit and PR Solutions to represent DDB in Kosovo - Digjitale 23/09/2014Trokit and PR Solutions to represent DDB in KosovoDigjitaleDDB in Kosovo will be represented by two local companies that have outstanding experience in Marketing, Public Communication, Digital Communication and Brand Creation. Trokit and PR Solutions will gather experience, knowledge and human resources, ...
- Shepherding in the new Kosovo - BBC News 04/09/2014Shepherding in the new KosovoBBC NewsThe houses were all empty. As our car rattled around increasingly vertiginous turns through southern Kosovo's Šar Mountains, our driver pointed out nearby villages, each a haphazard cluster of homes dotting the golden-brown heath. None, he said, had ...
- Alaska paratroopers are headed to Kosovo for peacekeeping mission - Alaska Dispatch 20/09/2014Alaska paratroopers are headed to Kosovo for peacekeeping missionAlaska DispatchAbout 350 paratroopers with the 1-40th Cavalry Squadron, 4th Brigade Combat Team (Airborne), 25th Infantry Division are leaving for Kosovo later this month to join the NATO-led Kosovo Force in ongoing peacekeeping operations. This is the first ...and more »
- B92 "Insider" accuses Nebojsa Covic of being a part of Kosovo scam - InSerbia News 23/09/2014B92 "Insider" accuses Nebojsa Covic of being a part of Kosovo scamInSerbia NewsBELGRADE – The beginning of the new season of the “Insider” series on TV B92, revealed that part of the money intended for the Serbs in Kosovo and Metohija ended up as “donation” to the company whose shareholders are Nebojsa Covic and his wife ...
- The Shortsightedness of NATO's War with Serbia Over Kosovo Haunts Ukraine - The National Interest Online (blog) 02/09/2014The National Interest Online (blog)The Shortsightedness of NATO's War with Serbia Over Kosovo Haunts UkraineThe National Interest Online (blog)Today it seems the past is just history. US president Barack Obama and secretary of state, John Kerry, have lamented the return to "19th century politics," with its outdated "spheres of influence […]
- Kosovo tries to stem flow of ISIL recruits - Al Jazeera America 23/09/2014
- Millions Earmarked For Kosovo Serbs 'Wasted' 23/09/2014Hundreds of millions of euros from the Serbian budget that is supposed to help the Serbs in Kosovo have been misspent, a new TV investigation claims.
- Air Serbia Launches Flights to Albania 23/09/2014Tirana International Airport, TIA, inaugurated a new route between Tirana and Belgrade on Tuesday through Serbia’s national carrier, Air Serbia, which will operate the route three times a week.
- Croatian Serb Leader Hadzic ‘Had Little Wartime Influence’ 23/09/2014Former Croatian Serb leader Goran Hadzic did not have much influence over the situation in the Serb-controlled area of Krajina in Croatia during the conflict, a defence witness told his Hague Tribunal trial.
- Croatia Police Arrest Anti-Cyrillic Activists in Vukovar 23/09/2014Five people were arrested after war veterans tore down bilingual signs in Croatian Latin and Serbian Cyrillic script in the latest unrest over the language issue in the wartime flashpoint town.
- TV Star's Spying Confession Rocks Romania 23/09/2014Top journalist's admission that he worked for years as a senior officer in military intelligence has startled his colleagues and raised questions about the role of the media in society.
- Croatia Joins Balkan Anti-IS Coalition 23/09/2014Alongside the other Balkan states, Croatia has joined the US-led coalition against the Islamic State militants, although its obligations remain unclear.
- NATO Aspirant Montenegro Launches Intelligence Reforms 23/09/2014To meet one of the key conditions for obtaining an invitation to join NATO, Montenegro plans to reform its intelligence agency to meet the Western military alliance's standards.
- Anti-Fascist Victims of WWII Honoured in Zagreb 23/09/2014A new temporary memorial was unveiled in a park in the Croatian capital to honour thousands of people who were executed there by Zagreb’s wartime Ustasa pro-Nazi regime.
- Mladic Soldier: Muslim Paramilitaries Burned Serb Homes 23/09/2014Bosnian Serb ex-soldier Bozidar Krnojelac testified on behalf of his former commander Ratko Mladic that Bosniak forces torched Serbs’ houses in the Foca area in 1992.
- Balkan Greens Push for New Energy and Climate Targets 23/09/2014In a joint statement, green NGOs in the Balkans have called for the expansion of the environmental and climate component of the Energy Community Treaty and new measures to ensure that existing obligations are better enforced.
- Tito’s Private Books Opened to Public 22/09/2014The Museum of Yugoslav History will allow public access to parts of Josip Broz Tito’s private library this month, as well as showing off the paintings he collected.
- Bosnian Serbs Erect Huge Cross Above Sarajevo 22/09/2014The unauthorised installation of the cross on a hill above the Muslim-majority city besieged by Serb forces in wartime caused outrage, with reports that some people tried to pull it down.
- Macedonia Criticises New US Ambassador 22/09/2014Macedonia is sending a protest note to the United States after the newly-appointed American ambassador to Skopje called Macedonians “Slavs” during a hearing at the US Senate.
- Eight Bosnian Serbs Charged With Rogatica Killings 22/09/2014The Bosnian prosecution filed an indictment against eight former Bosnian Serb troops for killing 20 civilians, mainly women, children and elderly people, in the Rogatica area in 1992.
- Genocide Trial Archive Opens at Srebrenica Memorial 22/09/2014The Sense news agency, which covers war crimes trials, opened the new archive of case documents, witness testimonies and forensic evidence at the Srebrenica genocide memorial centre in Potocari.
- Millions Earmarked For Kosovo Serbs 'Wasted' 23/09/2014
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