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Kosovo’s Kurti Accuses U.S. Envoy Of ‘Direct Involvement’ In His Government Collapse

BELGRADE — Kosovo’s acting prime minister, Albin Kurti, has accused a U.S. envoy of being “directly involved” in the overthrow of his government less than two months after he took office as premier.Kurti’s government was brought down in late March by a no-confidence vote initiated by its junior coalition partner late last month, plunging the […]

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Democrats In Congress Question Trump’s ‘Heavy-Handed’ Approach To Kosovo

Two Democratic U.S. lawmakers have expressed concern to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo about what they say is a “heavy-handed approach” by the Trump administration toward Kosovo’s government. At the same time, the lawmakers say, “U.S. public pressure on Serbia appears to have been dropped.” The lawmakers called on President Donald Trump’s administration to continue […]

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Watchdogs Concerned Over ‘Pressure’ Put On Kosovar News Portal Amid Pandemic

Media freedom watchdogs have expressed concern regarding the alleged pressure authorities in Kosovo are putting on KoSSev, an online news portal based in the Serb-majority town of North Mitrovica. Journalists play a “key role” in the coronavirus crisis by providing “vital information” to the public, the representative on media freedom for the Organization for Security […]

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Kosovar Media Urged Not To ‘Intensify’ Tensions During Coronavirus Crisis

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) is calling on media in Kosovo to refrain from “intensifying tensions” during the health crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic. In a statement on April 4, the Brussels-based organization said the quarantine of the Serb-majority town of North Mitrovica has resulted in “inappropriate and unethical” media coverage by Kosovar […]

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