Wednesday, October 10, 2007

Kosovo will declare independence 'within days' if talks fail

Turkish Press
Kosovo PM: Independence Soon
The Associated Press - 6 hours ago
LONDON (AP) - Kosovo will unilaterally declare independence within days of a December deadline to wrap up talks if international negotiators fail to reach a deal on the status of the disputed province, its ethnic Albanian leaders said Tuesday.
Kosovo will declare independence 'within days' if talks fail AFP

BBC News
Putin and Sarkozy target Kosovo, Iran tensions
AFP - 31 minutes ago
MOSCOW (AFP) - Russian President Vladimir Putin and his French counterpart Nicolas Sarkozy held new talks in Moscow on Wednesday seen as a chance to reduce East-West tensions over Iran and Kosovo. Following weeks of chilly statements between Paris and ...
Putin and Sarkozy break the ice at Moscow talks AFP

Serbia police arrest 56 neo-Nazis at Kosovo protest
JURIST - 17 hours ago
[JURIST] Serbian police arrested 56 neo-Nazis for protesting the potential independence of Kosovo from Serbia [JURIST news archives] despite a ban against their planned demonstration, Serbian police said Monday.
Kosovo's second mobile operator to launch by end-2007
Telecom Paper (subscription) - 20 hours ago
Representatives of Kosovo's second mobile phone operator, the consortium Telekom Slovenije/Mobitel and Ipko Net, have confirmed that the operator will start selling SIM cards by the end of the year.

Why should Kosovo get international recognition?
dtt-net - 9 hours ago
Kosovo is truly an unique case of a nation that happens to live as an island in a sea of nations, nations predominantly Slavic, who continuously strove to surpress their dream of statehood..." To reflect on Kosovo in Slovenia, a country which gained ...

Budget 2008: huge increase for Galileo, extra money for Kosovo and ...
European Parliament (press release) - 13 hours ago
The most significant increases would be for Galileo and aid for Palestine and Kosovo. The committee wants to increase the commitments proposed by the Council for Galileo (the European satellite navigation system), by €739 million, to reach a total in ...

Troops in US-Led Coalition in Iraq
The Associated Press - 14 hours ago
A look at troop numbers in the US-led coalition in Iraq: ALBANIA: 120 non-combat soldiers, mainly patrolling airport in Mosul; no plans to withdraw.
New Drive to Tackle Corruption in Albania
BIRN - 17 hours ago
Judicial reform has been high on the political agenda for several years and is a major prerequisite for Albania's integration in the EU.

T-Mobile Croatia launches free on-net calls promotion
Telecom Paper (subscription) - 1 hour ago
T-Mobile Croatia has enabled all Simpa Ekipa users to call for free inside the T-Mobile network, after the first minute. This option can be activated for HRK 20 and is valid for the entire promotional period until 31 January 2008.

Kanal 5: Macedonia reforms fast, life of citizens is
Focus News - 1 hour ago
This message was sent by a team of the World Bank that has prepared a Doing business report, according to which Macedonia is fourth in the list of 10 countries that have made the greatest reforms to encourage business, Macedonian television Kanal 5 ...

The NY Times Launches International Weekly Edition in Montenegro
Média Infó - 42 minutes ago
The New York Times announced that Vijesti, a leading newspaper has begun publishing The New York Times International Weekly in Montenegro. Vijesti joins papers in 20 other countries and in the United States in presenting The New York Times ...

Slovenia finds its way
Seattle Times - 1 hour ago
The country is Slovenia, whose population is not much greater than King County's. Slovenia declared independence from Yugoslavia in 1991, thereby separating itself from the Bosnian war.



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