Wed, Jun 19 2013
NATO has started to re-examen its peacekeeping operation in Kosovo after the it unilaterally declared secession, Serbian broadcaster B92 said on May 1.
Ambassadors from the 26 member states had decided to discuss the 17 000 soldier strong mission "in order to adjust to the development of the situation on the ground," B92 quoted NATO spokesperson James Appathurai as saying.
NATO leadership would prepare a draft operational plan, "taking into account new tasks," Beta news agency was quoted as reporting.
It was unclear what those new tasks would be be, but Appathurai said that "all that NATO does will be within its UN mandata and with full consent of the 26 members," according to B92.
World leaders acknowledged Putin's victory with reservations, and international observers say the election was skewed in the former president's favour.
Hollande's call for more spending and economic growth has struck a chord with French voters.
Gallup International Association poll gives president Sarkisian’s party 44 per cent, while three main challengers alleged ‘machinations’ by ruling party in what – in contrast to 2008 – reportedly was a largely peaceful election.
The Freedom House report says the media environment in the Middle East and North Africa underwent major improvements in 2011, but remained the worst-performing part of the world.
Dissatisfaction with jobs is a global phenomenon and two-thirds of workers all over the world intend to look for another job in the near future, the survey concluded.