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Kosovo holds snap election with the economy in focus

About 1.9 million Kosovars, nearly half a million of whom live abroad, are registered to vote in the third election since Kosovo declared independence in 2008.
 

Kosovo IS commander killed, police and family say

Most of Kosovo`s ethnic Albanian majority are nominally Muslim but overwhelmingly secular. Kosovo declared independence from Serbia in 2008 with the backing of the West.
 

Kosovo warns of Easter attack plots, beefs up security

Kosovo warned on Friday of possible attacks against senior politicians and Kosovan institutions during the Easter holiday, a day after the US Embassy in Pristina alerted its citizens to the risk of violence.

Kosovo war crimes prosecutor vows independence

The prosecutor of alleged war crimes in the 1998-99 Kosovo conflict vowed on Thursday to work "fairly, vigorously and without fear" in an investigation which could implicate some of the country`s top politicians.

World Cup Qualifier: Nine players get FIFA green light to represnt Kosovo

World Cup Qualifier: Nine players get FIFA green light to represnt Kosovo

Kosovo became the 210th member of FIFA in May, but the Balkans outfit`s historic match has been marred by questions over who will be allowed to play for the team.

Kosovo set for historic debut in WC qualifier despite player uncertainty

Despite several potential players remaining in "limbo", Kosovo will make history on Monday, playing their first ever competitive match in a World Cup qualifier against Finland.

IOC boss Thomas Bach hails Rio Olympics 2016 as 'iconic'

IOC boss Thomas Bach hails Rio Olympics 2016 as 'iconic'

There were budget cutbacks in the buildup and since the Games started on August 5 there has been widespread comment about empty stadiums.

Protesters fight police, set Kosovo government headquarters on fire

Protesters fight police, set Kosovo government headquarters on fire

Demonstrators in Kosovo fought running battles with police and set fire to the government`s headquarters on Saturday as anger simmers in the young Balkan country over an accord with its former ruler, Serbia.

Kosovo Opposition fires tear gas, pepper spray in Parliament

Kosovo's opposition fired tear gas and pepper spray in parliament on Tuesday.

Kosovo, seeking IMF help, wins praise for ditching pay hike plan

The International Monetary Fund praised Kosovo`s new prime minister on Monday for defying a strike threat and sticking to plans for steep public sector pay hikes.