A man celebrates during celebrations of the 10th anniversary of Kosovo's independence in Pristina, Kosovo February 17, 2018. Ognen Teofilovski / Reuters
Kosovo is a partially recognized state in Europe, whose capital and largest city is Pristina. It is a disputed territory that declared independence from Serbia in 2008. Kosovo is recognized by 112 members of the UN.
Spain were accused of taking a subtle swipe at Kosovo – which they don’t recognize as an independent country – by failing to capitalize the name of their opponents during a World Cup qualifying clash on Wednesday night.
Former president of Kosovo Hashim Thaci has pleaded not guilty to crimes against humanity and war crimes, in his first appearance at The Hague, where he has been indicted on 10 counts for charges dating back to the 1990s.
Kosovo’s president, Hashim Thaci, has resigned and is set to face the International Criminal Court in The Hague, after an indictment charging him with crimes against humanity and war crimes was confirmed in court.
A pledge by Belgrade and Pristina to the US that they would move their diplomatic missions in Israel to Jerusalem has sparked concern in Brussels, which warned the move could put the pair’s European prospects at risk.
Serbia’s President Aleksandar Vucic has spoken with Russia’s top diplomat, Sergey Lavrov, to inform him about the deal on relations with Kosovo struck in Washington and about upcoming negotiations in Brussels.