Sun, May 26 2013
UNMIK headquarters, Pristina.
Photo: Hipi Zhdripi
Kosovo president, in a Christmas message to Pope Benedict XVI, says his country’s people keenly await recognition by the Vatican of their country, which Fatmir Sejdiu describes as "rare example of co-existence, of harmony and tolerance between people of different ethnicities and religions".
In the first minutes of December 19 2009, 50 citizens of Serbia will travel to Brussels, as the exemption from Schengen visa requirements for Serbians and citizens of Macedonia and Montenegro takes effect.
The south-east African country of Malawi will become the 64th country to recognise Kosovo as independent, according to Skender Hyseni, the foreign minister in Pristina.
Nine days of oral argument end on December 11 2009 after advocates for and against Kosovo’s independence conclude their exchanges at the ICJ.
A transcript of the evidence given on December 4 2009 by Bulgaria's representatives in the International Court of Justice case on Kosovo.
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.