Sun, May 19 2013
An election poster in the Kosovo town of Djakovica
While the US, UK and Swedish presidency of the EU praise the conduct of Kosovo’s first local elections since its self-declared independence, Belgrade slams the vote as illegitimate.
Advertisements to promote the image of Kosovo are to be broadcast on major television channels including CNN, BBC and euronews, a media report in Pristina says.
Austrian Airlines experienced important changes in the summer of 2009
But in Macedonia and Kosovo, not everyone is happy, with some local and opposition parties alleging that their respective country had lost on the deal.
On the eve of his October 20 2009 visit to Belgrade, Russian president Dmitry Medvedev says that joint energy projects will be on an agenda geared to build further co-operation between Russia and Serbia.
Governments in Prague and Bucharest could soon join Sofia in instituting temporary moratoriums on shale gas exploration.
Coalition around ruling Democratic Party has largest share of vote in Serbia's parliamentary election, according to exit polls.
Centre-right New Democracy is said by exit polls to have largest share of votes, but diminished even from its 2009 defeat, while socialists Pasok – the 2009 victors – gets somewhere around 14 to 17 per cent.
An agreement reached with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will allow voters with dual citizenship in Kosovo to vote in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Serbia.
Twenty radical Muslims suspected of being members of a terrorist group that has been linked to the murder of five fishermen in early April.