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Kosovo govt is expecting the return of the Serb List for the ratification of the border deal

By   /  24/03/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  No Comments

Government of Kosovo  says that it’s trying to secure the necessary number of votes in parliament to vote the border demarcation agreement with Montenegro. Currently, a number of majority MPs, opposition MPs and the absence of the Serb List are making it impossible for this agreement to be ratified. Bajram Gecaj, deputy minister for Local […]

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Kosovo: Healthcare union workers warn protests

By   /  24/03/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  No Comments

Healthcare Union workers in Kosovo have warned that there will be protests next week because according to this union, a number of demands that this union has addressed to institutions in the country, have not been met. The head of the Union, Blerim Syla says that they demand a 15% pay rise, improvement of working […]

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Kosovo marks the 18th anniversary of NATO’s bombing of Serbia

By   /  24/03/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  No Comments

Kosovo marks today the 18th anniversary of NATO’s air attacks against Slobocan Milosevic regime forces. The attacks were launched on 24 March 1999 a little after 8 pm, upon the order of the then Secretary General of NATO, Javier Solana. The start of the bombing on Serb forces marked the start of the end of […]

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Congressman Engel: Russia is arming Serbia, we must help Kosovo

By   /  23/03/2017  /  Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  No Comments

Elliot L. Engel, member of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the US Congress, has spoken about the policies of the USA on Kosovo during a meeting of this Committee. He has confirmed that the USA is currently against the creation of the army of Kosovo, asking for this stance to change. Engel stressed that being […]

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IMF: Economy is marking progress, but political tension is expected

By   /  23/03/2017  /  Finance, Kosovo, XK Finance  /  No Comments

A few days after the International Monetary Fund (IMF) approved the second and third revision of the Stand-By Arrangement SBA with Kosovo, offering access to an extra 100 million Euros, a report was issued by this institution. Besides praising Kosovo’s economic performance, IMF also mentions the disputes between partners of the governing coalition. “Political tension […]

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Kosovo, a credible factor of peace in the region

By   /  23/03/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Politics, XK Politics  /  No Comments

Kosovo’s delegation led by minister for Dialogue, Edita Tahiri has participated in the first meeting of the Special Group for normalization in the framework of the Stabilization and Association Agreement between Republic of Kosovo and the European Union, which was held yesterday in Brussels. This meeting discussed the progress and the challenges of the Brussels’ […]

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Kosovo’s government approves the 2016 financial report

By   /  22/03/2017  /  Finance, Kosovo, XK Finance  /  No Comments

The Kosovo government has approved the 2016 financial report today and sent it to parliament. The report outlines revenues and expenses for 2016. While presenting the annual financial report, minister of Finance Avdullah Hoti says that 96% of the planned revenues have been collected and that economic growth was 4%. “The report indicates an efficient […]

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Association of Serb Communes is soon expected to be established

By   /  22/03/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  No Comments

The Association of Serb Communes in Kosovo may be established this year. This has been warned by representatives of the USA and Great Britain in Kosovo. US ambassador to Pristina, Greg Delawie says that this community will be important for the integration of healthcare and education in the Kosovo system and it will also be […]

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Recommendations of the European Commission for the implementation of SAA

By   /  22/03/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  No Comments

Consumer protection, agricultural sector and forestry in the framework of the Stabilization and Association Agreement were the main topics discussed in the last meeting held in Brussels between representatives of Kosovo and European Commission. In all the domains that were discussed, the Commission and Kosovo have agreed on the importance of the implementation of the […]

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Kosovo has shortages of state reserves

By   /  21/03/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  No Comments

It’s been years that Kosovo has started to collect state reserves, which are needed by the population in cases of war or natural disasters. However, Kosovo’s officials are not offering any exact figures about the budget of these reserves. Nonetheless, they claim that the budget is considered to be significant. On the other hand, according […]

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