Sun, May 26 2013
Kosovo's president Atifete Jahjaga said Kosovo and its people are a part of the European civilization and that all of its political and ethnic groups support a path toward membership in the EU and Nato.
Boris Tadic's ruling Democratic Party will face a strong challenge for the 250-seat national assembly from the nationalist Serbian Progressive Party, headed by opposition leader Tomislav Nikolic.
Foreign ministers reportedly reached agreement, with a decision due at the European Council meeting on March 1 and 2.
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.