Gendarmes evacuate a wounded riot policeman (Beta)

Over 60 injured, Slovenian embassy ransacked

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 23:20 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (42) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- At least 30 policemen and 30 civilians were injured as protesters demonstrated against U.S. and EU Kosovo policy.

U.S. takes note, Russia wants declaration scrapped

U.S. takes note, Russia wants declaration scrapped

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 22:20 | Source: B92, Beta, DPA | Comments: (10) | Send comment

WASHINGTON, MOSCOW -- The United States took note of the unilateral declaration of independence by Kosovo's Albanians.

UN SC meets tomorrow in emergency session

UN SC meets tomorrow in emergency session

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 20:05 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (6) | Send comment

NEW YORK, BELGRADE -- The United Nations Security Council will hold emergency Kosovo session tomorrow.

Kosovo Albanians celebrate unilateral declaration of independence (Beta)

Ethnic Albanians declare Kosovo's independence

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 17:43 | Source: B92, BBC | Comments: (89) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA, BELGRADE -- Ethnic Albanians have today at 15:00 CET unilaterally declared independence of the Serbian province of Kosovo.

Albania, Saudi Arabia first to recognize Kosovo?

Albania, Saudi Arabia first to recognize Kosovo?

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 17:28 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (26) | Send comment

BRUSSELS, KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Beta says an analysis shows Kosovo's unilateral declaration will first be recognized by some Islamic countries.

Serbia annuls Kosovo independence declaration

Serbia annuls Kosovo independence declaration

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 16:34 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (18) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- PM Vojislav Koštunica addressed the nation today as ethnic Albanians unilaterally declared Kosovo's independence.

Czech lawmakers ask intl. community to support Serbia

Czech lawmakers ask intl. community to support Serbia

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 13:11 | Source: Beta | Comments: (7) | Send comment

PRAGUE -- A group of Czech lawmakers today reacted to the announced unilateral declaration of Kosovo's independence.

Extra Albanian, U.S., EU flags wanted in south

Extra Albanian, U.S., EU flags wanted in south

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 12:48 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (4) | Send comment

PREŠEVO -- Ethnic Albanians from Serbia's southern regions intend to celebrate Kosovo's unilateral secession today.

U.S. analysts paint grim, bright Kosovo picture

U.S. analysts paint grim, bright Kosovo picture

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 12:15 | Source: Beta | Comments: (2) | Send comment

WASHINGTON -- Kosovo's declaration of independence will deteriorate the stability of the Balkans, John Bolton says.

No violence in Kosovo, says Bush

No violence in Kosovo, says Bush

nedelja 17.02.2008 | 12:08 | Source: Beta | Comments: (17) | Send comment

DAR ES SALAAM -- U.S. President George Bush says he will work with his allies to avoid violence in Kosovo.

Serbia sends

Serbia sends "strong protest" over EU mission

subota 16.02.2008 | 21:44 | Source: Beta | Comments: (20) | Send comment

BELGRADE, NEW YORK -- The government today officially reacted to the EU decision to send its mission to Kosovo.

Koštunica meets with Kosovo Serbs

Koštunica meets with Kosovo Serbs

subota 16.02.2008 | 20:37 | Source: Beta | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Vojislav Koštunica met with a delegation of Serbs from Kosovo in Belgrade today.

EU and Kosovo recognition: Individual decisions

EU and Kosovo recognition: Individual decisions

subota 16.02.2008 | 16:48 | Source: B92 | Comments: (18) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- The EU member states will make their individual decisions regarding the recognition of Kosovo.

The Serbian Orthodox heritage in Kosovo is protected by NATO (Beta, archive)

Cabinet ministers travel to Kosovo

subota 16.02.2008 | 16:23 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (27) | Send comment

BELGRADE, KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Deputy Prime Minister Božidar Đelić, cabinet ministers and their assistants will be in Kosovo Sunday.

Brussels has

Brussels has "nothing to offer" after elections

subota 16.02.2008 | 15:32 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

LJUBLJANA, BRUSSELS -- Several EU officials have in the past days commented on Serbia's EU path.

Serbian parties react to EU mission move

Serbian parties react to EU mission move

subota 16.02.2008 | 15:11 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The DS parliamentary whip says any change of the international mission in Kosovo is "impossible" without a UN decision.

Frmr. diplomat: Serbia must acknowledge new reality

Frmr. diplomat: Serbia must acknowledge new reality

subota 16.02.2008 | 14:29 | Source: B92 | Comments: (10) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Živorad Kovačević says it is unacceptable for Serbia to break off ties with the European Union.

New borned: a poster welcomes visitors to a Priština hotel (FoNet)

Priština set to announce secession tomorrow

subota 16.02.2008 | 13:54 | Source: Beta | Comments: (29) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci says the province will declare independence Sunday.

Šutanovac talks to reporters in Niš yesterday (Tanjug)

Defense chief: No wrong moves

subota 16.02.2008 | 11:11 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (7) | Send comment

NIŠ -- Dragan Šutanovac was in Niš yesterday for ceremonies marking the Serbian Army Day.

EU approves Kosovo mission

EU approves Kosovo mission

subota 16.02.2008 | 10:34 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (27) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- A mission to replace UNMIK, rejected by Belgrade, has been approved by Brussels last night.

President Boris Tadić takes oath in the inaugural parliament session (Beta)

Tadić: Frozen conflict, diplomatic ties in place

petak 15.02.2008 | 20:23 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Boris Tadić held a news conference today after his inauguration ceremony.

Thaci still silent on declaration date

Thaci still silent on declaration date

petak 15.02.2008 | 16:02 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (15) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Kosovo's Prime Minister Hashim Thaci has held a news conference in Priština today.

Koštunica in Orašac today (Tanjug)

Koštunica gives strongly-worded Statehood Day speech

petak 15.02.2008 | 14:59 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (30) | Send comment

ORAŠAC -- Prime Minister Vojislav Koštunica says Serbia will not enter EU as part of any "undignified trade-off".

Jeremić to UN: Prevent this cowardly act

Jeremić to UN: Prevent this cowardly act

petak 15.02.2008 | 13:22 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (27) | Send comment

NEW YORK -- Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremić yesterday in New York addressed a UN Security Council Kosovo session.

A VS Guard holds the national flag as President Boris Tadić approaches the Mt. Avala memorial (Tanjug)

Serbia celebrates Statehood, Army Day

petak 15.02.2008 | 12:25 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (10) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Today is Sretenje – the day Serbia celebrates as its Statehood and Army Day.

International presence in Kosovo (Beta, archive)

HRW: Protecting minorities key to Kosovo’s future

petak 15.02.2008 | 12:05 | Source: B92 | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- Human Rights Watch has issued what it calls a "seven-point human rights agenda for Kosovo".

Lt. Gen. Zdravko Ponoš (photo courtesy of VS)

Ponoš: Serbia doesn't face military threat

petak 15.02.2008 | 11:43 | Source: B92 | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbian Army Chief of Staff Lt. Gen. Zdravko Ponoš says Serbia is not facing military threats.

A window in a Kosovo Serb enclave draped with the Serbian flag (Beta)

N. Kosovo town says won't accept declaration

petak 15.02.2008 | 10:35 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (13) | Send comment

ZVEČAN -- The municipal assembly in Zvečan, Kosovo, Thursday adopted conclusions regarding the developments in the province.

Today's cabinet meeting (FoNet archive)

Cabinet to annul Kosovo independence

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 23:36 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (20) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The government has decided to annul a unilateral declaration of Kosovo independence at today's cabinet meeting in Belgrade.

Thaci: We want UN membership

Thaci: We want UN membership

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 21:17 | Source: Beta | Comments: (16) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci says Kosovo’s goal is to become a member of the United Nations.

Vladimir Putin (FoNet, archive)

Putin: Support for independece is immoral

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 21:17 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (36) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- Supporting a unilateral Kosovo independence declaration is illegal and immoral, says Russian President Vladimir Putin.

UN Security Council (FoNet)

Serbia, Russia, put Kosovo on UN SC agenda

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 20:58 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (9) | Send comment

NEW YORK -- The UN Security Council is meeting behind closed doors in New York today to discuss the latest Kosovo developments.

Hashim Thaci (Fonet,archive)

Kosovo bracing itself for energy crisis

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 16:25 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (14) | Send comment

PRIŠTINA -- The Kosovo government has declared an energy crisis and formed a special body to solve the problem.

Valley Albanians call for increased international presence

Valley Albanians call for increased international presence

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 16:12 | Source: Beta | Comments: (18) | Send comment

BUJANOVAC -- Albanian parties in south Serbia want the international community to increase its presence there.

Condoleezza Rice (FoNet)

“U.S. offering friendship to Serbia”

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 11:49 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (31) | Send comment

WASHINGTON -- Condoleezza Rice says that America hopes Serbia will accept the solution for Kosovo’s future status.

Daily: EU integration takes backseat to Kosovo

Daily: EU integration takes backseat to Kosovo

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 10:28 | Source: FoNet | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Daily Blic writes that European integration will take a back seat to Kosovo's status in the coming month.

Boris Tadić (FoNet)

Tadić: DS won't give in to blackmail

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 09:58 | Source: B92, Tanjug | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Boris Tadić says Serbia has no alternative to the European path, and that the DS won’t stand for any blackmail on that path.

Boris Tadić (FoNet, archive)

Presidential inauguration Feb. 15, Kosovo session next week

četvrtak 14.02.2008 | 09:17 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Boris Tadić will be ceremonially inaugurated for his second term in office on Friday.

Vuk Jeremić (FoNet, archive)

Jeremić in New York for UN SC session

sreda 13.02.2008 | 23:21 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (10) | Send comment

NEW YORK -- Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremić is traveling to New York to attend a UN Security Council session on Kosovo.

Ferrero-Waldner, Rupel, Lavrov and Solana (FoNet)

Stalemate in EU—Russia talks on Kosovo

sreda 13.02.2008 | 16:47 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (10) | Send comment

LJUBLJANA -- The EU troika and Russia have failed to reach a compromise over Kosovo in Brdo pri Kranju.

EU Russian ambassador warns against recognition

EU Russian ambassador warns against recognition

sreda 13.02.2008 | 15:29 | Source: FoNet, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (4) | Send comment

VIENNA, MOSCOW -- Vladimir Chizhov warns that Moscow will react negatively to countries that recognize Kosovo independence.

Vojislav Koštunica (FoNet, archive)

PM urges Serbs to stay in "their Kosovo"

sreda 13.02.2008 | 13:53 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (19) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Vojislav Koštunica has urged Serbs in Kosovo to stay “in their homes, in their province and in their Serbia."

Tadić inauguration “likely on Thursday”

Tadić inauguration “likely on Thursday”

sreda 13.02.2008 | 13:14 | Source: Beta | Comments: (1) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Ivica Dačić says that President Boris Tadić will most likely be sworn in on Thursday.

Bishop Artemije (FoNet)

Kosovo bishop urges national salvation gov't

sreda 13.02.2008 | 12:38 | Source: Beta | Comments: (42) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Raško-Prizrenska Eparchy Bishop Artemije has called on Serbia to act without hesitation.

Serbian Army: No security threats

Serbian Army: No security threats

sreda 13.02.2008 | 12:10 | Source: B92 | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Lieutenant-General Zdravko Ponoš says there are no military security threats in Serbia at the moment.

Strategic analysis: Serbia's options limited

Strategic analysis: Serbia's options limited

sreda 13.02.2008 | 10:56 | Source: Beta | Comments: (10) | Send comment

NEW YORK -- Stratfor believes that Serbia’s possibilities vis-a-vis Kosovo independence are limited.

Olli Rehn (Beta, archive)

“Rehn wants SAA signed with Serbia”

sreda 13.02.2008 | 09:52 | Source: FoNet, Tanjug | Comments: (8) | Send comment

Paris, Brussels -- Krisztina Nagy says that Olli Rehn will call for the Stabilization and Association Agreement (SAA) to be signed with Serbia.

Emergency session request withdrawn

Emergency session request withdrawn

sreda 13.02.2008 | 09:24 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The DSS-NS, SRS and SPS parliamentary groups have withdrawn their request for an emergency session of parliament to be held.

Boris Tadić (Tanjug)

Tadić calls on politicians to be more responsible

sreda 13.02.2008 | 09:07 | Source: Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- President Boris Tadić yesterday called on all state officials party leaders to "act more responsibly."

Sergei Lavrov (Tanjug)

Lavrov: Kosovo stays within UN jurisdiction

utorak 12.02.2008 | 22:47 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (35) | Send comment

GENEVA -- Russian FM Sergei Lavrov commented on the Kosovo developments today; Churkin says Serbia seeks UN SC meeting.

Council for National Security meeting shrouded in secrecy

Council for National Security meeting shrouded in secrecy

utorak 12.02.2008 | 20:37 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (6) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- A session of the Council for National Security was held in Belgrade today.

Vojislav Koštunica, Boris Tadić (FoNet, archive)

Gov't overcomes crisis, agrees on united policy

utorak 12.02.2008 | 15:24 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The government said last night that the president, prime minister and speaker agreed on a united state policy.

EU has change of heart over SAA?

EU has change of heart over SAA?

utorak 12.02.2008 | 14:53 | Source: B92, FoNet | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BRUSSELS -- A spokeswoman for Javier Solana says that "there is still chance Serbia will sign the SAA next Monday."

Oliver Dulić (FoNet, archive)

Dulić to meet party whips tomorrow

utorak 12.02.2008 | 12:22 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Parliamentary Speaker Oliver Dulić will meet with party whips tomorrow at 10:00 CET.

Repeat voting in Dobro Polje begins

Repeat voting in Dobro Polje begins

utorak 12.02.2008 | 10:56 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Polling stations in Dobro Polje will be open for a repeat of the presidential vote today until 8 p.m.

Dimitrij Rupel (FoNet, archive)

Rupel: Slovenia among Serbia's biggest allies

utorak 12.02.2008 | 10:04 | Source: B92 | Comments: (12) | Send comment

LJUBLJANA -- Slovenia is one of Serbia’s most ardent supporters within the EU, says Slovenian Foreign Minister Dimitrij Rupel.

Brussels could decide on mission this week

Brussels could decide on mission this week

utorak 12.02.2008 | 09:15 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (3) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The EU could make its decision to send its judicial-police mission to Kosovo as early as this week.

Protestors in Belgrade city center (FoNet)

Student, youth organizations stage protest

utorak 12.02.2008 | 09:06 | Source: Beta | Comments: (11) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Several student and youth organizations held a protest rally in Belgrade on Monday, Beta reported.

Tadić, Dulić, Koštunica (Tanjug)

Serbia's top officials meet, agree on united policy

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 21:05 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (13) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Boris Tadić, Vojislav Koštunica and Oliver Dulić have met this evening in Belgrade.

A MUP Gendarme checks drivers' IDs in Belgrade during the last state of emergency in 2003 (FoNet, archive)

Politicians shy from talking state of emergency

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 20:24 | Source: B92 | Comments: (2) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- The ruling parties say that Serbia could introduce a state of emergency because of Kosovo.

Oliver Ivanović (Beta)

Declaration nothing special per se—Ivanović

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 19:46 | Source: FoNet, Tanjug | Comments: (8) | Send comment

BELGRADE, KOSOVSKA MITROVICA -- Oliver Ivanović today commented on announcement that ethnic Albanians will declare Kosovo's independence.

DSS: Serbia to apply Action Plan

DSS: Serbia to apply Action Plan

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 15:47 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (12) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- In the event of Kosovo declaring independence, Serbian institutions will adopt an Action Plan, says a leading DSS official.

U.S. expert: Autonomy gives Kosovo more than independence

U.S. expert: Autonomy gives Kosovo more than independence

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 14:38 | Source: Wall Street Journal | Comments: (26) | Send comment

NEW YORK -- A commentary published in the Wall Street Journal re-examines the value of the U.S. Kosovo policy.

"Serbia would win legal action over Kosovo"

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 11:59 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (42) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Serbia has an excellent chance of winning a case against states recognizing Kosovo independence, says Thomas Fleiner.

Tomislav Nikolić (FoNet)

Nikolić prepared to support gov't over Kosovo

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 10:35 | Source: Beta | Comments: (5) | Send comment

BELGRADE -- Tomislav Nikolić says he will support the government in “these fateful days for Kosovo” as if he was a member.

"Declaration of intent Feb.17; independence in March"

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 09:38 | Source: B92 | Comments: (20) | Send comment

LJUBLJANA -- The Kosovo parliament will make a declaration of intent on February 17.

Boris Tadić (FoNet, archive)

Tadić: Serbia to immediately annul Kosovo's declaration

ponedeljak 11.02.2008 | 09:06 | Source: Beta | Comments: (14) | Send comment

MUNICH -- President Boris Tadić yesterday finished his participation in a security conference in Germany.

Opinions & Analyses

Federal Britain in confederal Europe

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(freeimages.com, stock)

"In crafting our new federal kingdom, we will have a lot of international experience to draw on. One of the many peculiarities of Britain is that, while repeatedly spurning federalism, it has both left behind numerous federations across the English-speaking

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"We may disgree over status, but should not hate each other"

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Marko Đurić (Tanjug, file)

"We can disagree over the status (of Kosovo) for the next 200 years, but that does not mean that we should hate each other, that we should not do business with each other."

Reports

CPJ report to mark International Day to End Impunity

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(CPJ)

On the occasion of International Day to End Impunity (IDEI), marked on November 2, the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has published, as part of a global campaign to combat impunity, a special report entitled "The Road to Justice."