Latest International recognition of Kosovo Stories

2008-10-11 09:00:10

Text of report by Kosovo Albanian privately-owned KohaVision TV, on 10 October [Announcer] The person behind the idea for Kosovo's independence, which is gaining international recognition, former Finish President Martti Ahtisaari [UN envoy for Kosovo status talks] has won the Nobel Peace Prize. He is praised for his contribution in resolving conflicts in many areas of the world. Kosovo and world leaders congratulated him. Belgrade, on the other hand, cannot believe that such a thing is...

2008-06-15 12:00:12

Text of report by public Radio-Television Kosovo TV, on 14 June [Presenter] Tirana officials see the Kosovo constitution entrance into force as a historic achievement and as a moment equally important as the declaration of independence. [Reporter 's intro omitted]. [Ferdinand Xhaferi, Democratic Party deputy] For many years Kosovo political class proved that it possess capacity for state - building. In comparison to other parts of the territories inhabited with Albanian's, Kosovans were...

2006-07-19 06:19:18

BRUSSELS (Reuters) - Serbia will take part in talks next week in Vienna on the future status of Kosovo after all, Serbian President Boris Tadic said on Wednesday. Tadic told a news briefing after talks with NATO officials in Brussels that Serbia had had some "small technical problems" over the July 24 talks scheduled with leaders of Kosovo that it had raised with U.N. mediator Martti Ahtisaari. "I heard that he solved these problems during my visit to Brussels and for that reason I...

Word of the Day
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'