Tuesday, April 17, 2007

US Pushes Kosovo Independence

US official predicts new conflicts if Kosovo independence plan fails International Herald Tribune
US says support for independent Kosovo should not damage ties with ... Xinhua

Investigation finds Romanian officers responsible for deaths in ...
International Herald Tribune - 2 hours ago
Robert Dean, the international prosecutor on the case, said there was "a reasonable suspicion that three of the shootings constitute crimes under Kosovo law" as his interim report on the investigation was handed out to reporters two months after the ...
Romanian UN police blamed for Kosovo deaths Washington Post

Kosovo Seeks to Privatize Companies
Forbes - 1 hour ago
Kosovo Trust Agency, a UN-run body guiding privatization in the province, launched the sale of the companies that were once owned by their workers and managers under a system set up in communist-era Yugoslavia.

US Pushes Kosovo Independance
Javno.hr - 14 minutes ago
The United States believes independence from Serbia is the best option for Kosovo and hopes Russia will support a UN resolution paving the way for such a move, a senior US diplomat on Tuesday.

The adviser to the Serbian President and a coordinator of Kosovo ...
Focus News - 2 hours ago
The adviser to the President of Serbia Leon Koen gave his resignation and of the position coordinator of the Serbian negotiating team in Kosovo, the Belgrade radio BE92 announced. “I gave my resignation yesterday for the post policy adviser to the ...

Croatia's EU hopes: MEPs to vote in Strasbourg on state of play
EurofundingMag - 2 hours ago
For supporters of Zagreb's EU's hopes there is good news: if the accession criteria are met then this should lead...to a timely accession of Croatia to the European Union. However, no date or timetable is given.

Croatia is New Hit Destination for Americans!
Javno.hr - 9 hours ago
According to research conducted among 11 million clients of the American association of travel organisers (ATS), Croatia has been declared a new hit destination.

Bulgaria Prepares for Legendary Tzar's 2nd Burial 800 Years after ...
Sofia News Agency - 3 hours ago
Bulgaria: The relics of the legendary Bulgarian Tzar Kaloyan will be anointed with chrism and wine by the Veliko Tarnovo Metropolitan Bishop Grigoriy on Wednesday as part of the preparation of relics second burial.

Serbia’s broadband among worst in region
B92 - 30 minutes ago
BELGRADE -- The development and use of broadband networks in Serbia ranks among the worst in Southeastern Europe. “Only 69000 households in the country have access to broadband internet,” State Secretary with the Ministry of Capital Investment Dragana ...

Serbia issues “timely warning”

Virginian Pilot
Holocaust Survivor Saved Students' Lives
Washington Post - 35 minutes ago
Librescu, an Israeli engineering and math lecturer who survived the Nazi killings and later escaped from Communist Romania, was one of several foreign victims of Monday's shootings, which coincided with Israel's Holocaust remembrance day.

Tensions in Turkey over Erdogan's possible presidential bid
Southeast European Times - 3 hours ago
Turkey's military and the secular elite have never been entirely comfortable with Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan or his Justice and Development Party.
Ankara protest highlight's Turkey's 'culture war' ISN

AFP via Yahoo! News - 31 minutes ago

The United States wants the international community to act quickly to help the breakaway Serbian province of Kosovo achieve independence, a senior US official said Tuesday.

Washington Post
FACTBOX-War and peacemaking in Darfur
Reuters AlertNet -
1 hour ago
April 17 (Reuters) - The United States and Britain pressed Sudan on Tuesday to allow a bigger, more muscular UN peacekeeping force into Darfur, saying Khartoum was not doing enough to bring peace to the violence-torn region.
Sudan accepts limited UN role in Darfur Los Angeles Times
World waits to see if Sudan will come through with Darfur pledge International Herald Tribune

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