Tue, May 21 2013
Photo: Damir Sagolj
Resolution by the Organisation of the Islamic Conference satisfies Belgrade by not calling for further recognitions of Kosovo’s independence, while Pristina says that it will indeed pave the way for future recognitions.
Whatever psychological boost may be represented by the IMF admitting Kosovo, and some cheerleading from Joe Biden, Serbia shows its determination to harry the breakaway state on all fronts
Power cutoff followed refusal by ethnic Serbs to sign contracts with or pay bills to Kosovo-run electricity company.
Governments in Prague and Bucharest could soon join Sofia in instituting temporary moratoriums on shale gas exploration.
Coalition around ruling Democratic Party has largest share of vote in Serbia's parliamentary election, according to exit polls.
Centre-right New Democracy is said by exit polls to have largest share of votes, but diminished even from its 2009 defeat, while socialists Pasok – the 2009 victors – gets somewhere around 14 to 17 per cent.
An agreement reached with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will allow voters with dual citizenship in Kosovo to vote in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Serbia.
Twenty radical Muslims suspected of being members of a terrorist group that has been linked to the murder of five fishermen in early April.