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Kosovo: disputes continue 20 years after NATO bombing campaign
Politics

Kosovo: disputes continue 20 years after NATO bombing campaign

Written by: Jaume Castan Pinos, Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science and Public Management, University of Southern Denmark The bombing campaign against Yugoslavia that began on March 24 1999 was the first time NATO went to war. The 78-day campaign,...

Rita Ora sang for independence, but where is Kosovo heading?
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Rita Ora sang for independence, but where is Kosovo heading?

Pristina, Kosovo - As the Pristina-born British singer and actress Rita Ora entertained thousands of Kosovars as part of independence day celebrations, a poster on a fence surrounding Kosovo's main government building pictured hundreds of young men unseen in nearly 20 years, believed to have been abducted by Serb security forces. Mothers of those who…

Kosovo: Remembering massacre victims and the missing
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Kosovo: Remembering massacre victims and the missing

Gjakova, Kosovo -¬†On February 17, 2008, through a unilateral declaration, the Republic of Kosovo proclaimed its independence from Serbia. As of 2017, 110 UN member states recognise Kosovo as a country. Its independence was the result of a bloody conflict - a war of ethnic cleansing by paramilitary forces inspired by Serb hardliners. More than…