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Published 12:56 a.m. July 30, 2013
Albania's 2013 national elections marked an important milestone of democratic maturity that will position the country for EU membership.
Published 11:01 a.m. July 10, 2013
After almost five years in government, the Democratic Party of Kosovo continues to lead in public opinion polls.
Published 6:57 p.m. August 22, 2011
During her visit to Belgrade this week, German chancellor Merkel will demand that Serbia becomes a stabilizing factor in the Balkans, especially by appeasing its relations with Kosovo, and abandoning plans to partition Kosovo along ethnic lines.
Published 1:11 p.m. August 12, 2011
Belgrade's plan to partition Kosovo along ethnic lines will have negative consequences on the majority of Kosovo Serbs. Without their northern cultural and educational hub, Serbs in central and southern Kosovo could chose to leave Kosovo altogether.
Published 12:11 p.m. August 2, 2011
The recent tensions in northern Kosovo represent a window of opportunity for the government of Kosovo and the international community.