Thursday, February 01, 2007

1244 +

A Kosovo Albanian woman passes a garbage container sprayed with the number 1244, denoting the U.N. Security Council resolution that has governed Kosovo since the end of the 1998-99 war, in the Kosovo capital Pristina, Febuary 1, 2007. U.N. envoy Martti Ahtisaari will hand over his plan for the future of the breakaway Serbian province on Friday in Belgrade and Pristina. REUTERS/Hazir Reka (SERBIA)

Ahtisaari To Unveil Kosovo Plan To Belgrade And Pristina - 3 hours ago
During the Vienna talks, Serbia adamantly insisted on sovereignty over Kosovo, a territory dominated by an Albanian majority that has been intolerably hostile to Belgrade after its its heavy-handed rule.
US slams Serb leader's hard line on Kosovo Washington Post

Kosovo Railways can reach EU standards - 2 hours ago
Expert on railways, Bernard O’Donell, said that during his stay in Kosovo he saw that the railway infrastructure in Kosovo is in a very good state, but there are problems with financial means, maintenance and the lack of staff.

Kosovo government is disturbed by Vojislav Kostunica’s
Focus News - 3 hours ago
Kosovo’s government is disturbed by the statements coming from some parts of the Serbian political spectrum, which claim they are part of the democratic and reforming parties, the spokeswoman of the Cabinet in Pristina Ulpiana Lama said, cited by Radio ...

Kosovo ready to pay back foreign debts - 2 hours ago
It is estimated that Kosovo’s foreign debts are around €850 million. Officials of the Kosovo Chamber of Commerce (KCC) and also economic experts said Kosovo should not pay these debts as long as it is not considered an equal member when it comes to ...

16000 returnees to Kosovo since 1999
B92 - 6 hours ago
More than 16100 displaced persons of ethnic minority communities have gradually returned since 1999 to villages and towns within Kosovo, either spontaneously or facilitated by UNMIK, UNHCR and other international and local institutions.

Albania and the EU: strong support, little understanding
Portalino - 8 hours ago
The results, it said, show confusion about where Albania stands in terms of its EU bid. While 49% believe Albania is ready to join, 24% think the country will be invited even if it is not fully ready.

Turkish FM to visit Albania on further development of bilateral ...
People's Daily Online - 17 hours ago
Turkish Foreign Minister Abdullah Gul will pay an official visit to Albania on Thursday for talks on further development of bilateral relations, the semi-official Anatolia news agency reported on Wednesday.
Croatia Beat Spain To Qualify For Match For Fifth Place At Worlds - 1 hour ago
Inspired by their superstar Ivano Balic, Croatia overcame an early 7-5 deficit and paved the way to victory with a 16-12 halftime lead in Cologne.

Five French citizens arrested over card skimming scam in Greece
International Herald Tribune - 4 hours ago
THESSALONIKI, Greece: Five French citizens were arrested in northern Greece Thursday, accused of using stolen bank account data to withdraw more than €100000 (US$129500) in Greece, police sad. The five suspects and an unidentified accomplice, ...

Romano Vod'i
Public hearing for the condition of the Roma in Macedonia
Romano Vod'i - 3 hours ago
The Roma issue in Macedonia - lack of knowledge or lack of political will is a subject on the today’s public hearing which is held in the Assembly of Republic of Macedonia. According to the report of the European Roma Rights Centre and the National ...

Visit Montenegro
Montenegro leases Sveti Stefan
B92 - 4 hours ago
"The objective is to bring Sveti Stefan back to its former glory and pre-eminent position in the tourism industry in the Mediterranean," said Adrian Zecha of Amanresorts, who signed the deal with Montenegro's tourism and ecology minister, ...

US criticizes Serbia's threats to cut diplomatic ties in case of ...
International Herald Tribune - 4 hours ago
As its condition for joining Serbia's next government, the conservative Popular Coalition has demanded that the future Cabinet must reject Kosovo's independence and cut all ties with countries that recognize it as a separate country.
War Crimes Court Prosecutor Urges EU to Keep Pressure on Serbia
Men's News Daily - 12 hours ago
Swiss lawyer Carla del Ponte, who is chief prosecutor of the UN war crimes tribunal, said Wednesday she is concerned the European Union might resume talks with Serbia before the leading fugitives from the Balkan wars have been arrested.
Del Ponte against EU Serbia talks MWC News

Come to Serbia - home to few people and Kazakh music - 32 minutes ago
The "Serbia - Moments to Remember" commercial was widely pilloried at home as being boring and misleading for showing Serbia as a land of rolling hills, churches and nature reserves full of wildlife, but apparently devoid of people.

Washington Post
Gates opens Microsoft support centre in Romania
Ireland Online - 38 minutes ago
Microsoft chairman Bill Gates inaugurated a technical support centre in Bucharest today, saying he was confident that Romania’s recent accession to the European Union would boost foreign investment and the country’s IT industry.
Piracy worked for us, Romania president tells Gates Washington Post

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