Assembly approves Kosovo anthem
PRIŠTINA -- The Kosovo assembly has approved by a majority vote a composition called "Europe" by Mehdi Mendiqi, a tune with no lyrics, as Kosovo's national anthem.
At a special session of the Kosovo parliament, 72 MPs voted in favor of the selected composition, while fifteen voted against, and five abstained.
According to the Ahtisaari Plan, "all symbols must reflect the multi-ethnic character of Kosovo".
sreda 11.06.2008 | 22:18 | Source: B92 | Comments: (4) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- A man arrested today in Pančevo, near Belgrade, believed to be Stojan Župljanin, says his name is Branislav Vukadin.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 16:52 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (30) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- Hague fugitive Stojan Župljanin was arrested at 12:30 CET today, War Crimes Prosecution officials have confirmed.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 15:54 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The Hague Tribunal and the EU have welcomed the arrest of war crimes fugitive Stojan Župljanin.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 15:08 | Source: Beta | Comments: (11) | Send comment
PRIŠTINA -- UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has proposed the Kosovo Police Service (KPS) be answerable to international police in Serb areas, report Priština media.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 14:01 | Source: B92, Beta, Tanjug | Comments: (10) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- United Serbia (JS) leader Dragan Marković says the coalition grouped round the SPS will form a governing coalition with the Democratic Party (DS) next week.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 10:45 | Source: B92 | Comments: (0) | Send comment
BRUSSELS -- The EU says it is prepared to do all it can to accelerate Serbia’s path to candidate status, as soon as all the required conditions are met, says Olli Rehn.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 10:36 | Source: Beta | Comments: (49) | Send comment
THE HAGUE -- Dutch Foreign Minister Maxime Verhagen says he will not submit the SAA signed between the EU and Serbia to parliament for ratification.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 09:54 | Source: B92, Beta | Comments: (2) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- The mandates of all 250 MPs elected at the May 11 elections have been verified at today's constitutive session of parliament.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 09:42 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (18) | Send comment
ROME -- FM Vuk Jeremić says a mutually acceptable solution for Kosovo’s future status is a prerequisite for a democratic, stable, secure and prosperous Balkans.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 09:22 | Source: Beta | Comments: (7) | Send comment
BELGRADE -- SRS deputy leader Tomislav Nikolić says “it’s looking ever more likely that the government will go the other way”—i.e., that it will be formed by the SPS and the DS.
sreda 11.06.2008 | 09:16 | Source: Tanjug | Comments: (5) | Send comment
BRDO PRI KRANJU -- The EU-U.S. Summit in Brdo Pri Kranju in Slovenia came to an end last night with a final declaration.