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Euro 2020 qualifier: Attacking Kosovo provide breath of fresh air

Backed by an estimated 10,000 of their fans inside Southampton`s St Mary`s Stadium, Kosovo gave England a real fright.

Sep 11, 2019, 17:30 PM IST

Unstoppable Raheem Sterling the catalyst for England attack

The Manchester City forward scored England`s equaliser and provided three first-half assists in a pulsating 5-3 victory to keep his side top of Euro 2020 qualifying Group A.

Sep 11, 2019, 16:50 PM IST

Harry Kane one of the best finishers I have played with: Marcus Rashford

Despite the heavy competition in the team, Rashford said playing alongside Kane is one of the driving factors for him whenever he steps out to the field.

Sep 07, 2019, 18:00 PM IST

Tear gas in Parliament? Kosovo lawmakers make MPs elsewhere look like angels

If you thought lawmakers in your country are the rowdiest, you may be proven wrong. Unless of course, you are reading this in Kosovo.

Mar 22, 2018, 18:55 PM IST

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama moots co-presidency with Kosovo

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said today his country and Kosovo could one day have a single president as a "symbol of national unity" between Tirana and Pristina.

Feb 19, 2018, 09:57 AM IST

Kosovo PM removed from international arrest warrant: minister

  Kosovo’s Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj was removed from an international arrest warrant issued by Serbia, lifting an obstacle to him travelling outside the country, the justice minister said on Friday.

Dec 02, 2017, 09:37 AM IST

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.
 

Jun 11, 2017, 11:46 AM IST

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.
 

Jun 08, 2017, 17:00 PM IST

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.

Apr 14, 2017, 20:05 PM IST

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.

Sep 15, 2016, 18:40 PM IST

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.

Sep 05, 2016, 15:35 PM IST

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.

Sep 04, 2016, 06:33 AM IST

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.

Aug 20, 2016, 20:56 PM IST

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.

Jan 10, 2016, 10:03 AM IST

Kosovo Opposition fires tear gas, pepper spray in Parliament

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

Nov 17, 2015, 17:50 PM IST

Serbia, Kosovo in 'landmark' agreements

Serbia and Kosovo have reached a "landmark" agreement in several key areas in a major step towards normalising ties after war and Pristina's unilateral declaration of independence, the EU said.

Aug 26, 2015, 10:45 AM IST

Kosovo votes for new war crimes court

Kosovo`s parliament voted to change the constitution on Monday and create a war crimes court, which the West wants to try ethnic Albanian former guerrillas for alleged war crimes including organ harvesting.

 

Aug 04, 2015, 04:55 AM IST

EU judges jail 11 ex-Kosovo Albanian guerrillas for war crimes

 European Union judges in Kosovo sentenced 11 former Kosovo Albanian guerrillas, two of them close to ex-prime minister Hashim Thaci, to prison terms on Wednesday for war crimes committed during Kosovo`s 1998-99 pro-independence uprising.

May 27, 2015, 19:29 PM IST

Macedonia hands over nine killed in shootout to Kosovo

Macedonian authorities handed over to Kosovo on Friday the bodies of nine ethnic Albanian gunmen killed in clashes with the police earlier this month, officials said.

May 22, 2015, 18:03 PM IST

Kosovo condemns `any involvement` of citizens in Macedonia shootout

 Kosovo on Monday condemned "any involvement" of the breakaway territory`s citizens in a weekend shootout in Macedonia that left 22 people dead, including eight police officers.

May 11, 2015, 21:00 PM IST