Wed, Jun 19 2013
Protesters also showed their support for the former Kosovo Liberation Army, after the EU police arrested nine of its members earlier this month.
Belgrade-Priština talks proceed, while both sides take flak from hardliners that want the process stopped.
Reports say all of those arrested were members of the former Kosovo Liberation Army — a guerrilla organisation that fought against Serbian forces in Kosovo in the late 1990s.
Leaders of Bulgaria and Serbia seek to keep relations on the right track, awkward incidents notwithstanding
Ambassador Ariana Zherka Hoxha and Fatos Hoxha hosted a well-attended celebration at the Grand Hotel Sofia on February 17 of the third anniversary of Kosovo's independence.
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.