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Kosovars Take to Streets to Mark State’s 13th Birthday

Marking the 13th anniversary of Kosovo's proclamation of independence, at a ceremony organised at the compound of the Kosovo Security Force KSF, the country's Acting President, Vjosa Osmani, recalled the past struggle for independence and the future goal of "integration into the community of European nations".

Nearly 2.500 newly infected, 16 people died

In the last 24 hours, 13.063 samples were tested, and a total of 2.797.273 since the outbreak of the epidemic.
So far, 4.277 people have died in Serbia, and the death rate is 1.00 percent.

Kon: If this trend continues - the measures will have to be tightened

PCR Test Requirement Lifted for Students from the Balkans Travelling to Bulgaria

According to a new order issued by the Bulgarian Health Minister, school and university students from Greece, Turkey, Serbia, the Republic of North Macedonia and Romania, who travel to Bulgaria every day or at least once a week, will not be required to present PCR test result every time they enter Bulgaria.

The order comes into effect as of February 17.

Lajcak: It is absolutely possible

"It is in their interest, in the interest of the whole region, and, of course, in the interest of the EU, too", EU Special Representative for Dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina told "Danas" today, when asked what they would do if there was no compromise on the issue.

"We could have asked for the winter ski centers to be closed, but..."

As he says, it was not done because there is a huge pressure from the public - people who live from the work of winter centers and the population that wants to return to normal life before the pandemic, because all this is taking too long.

Croatia Charges Serb Paramilitary Ex-Fighter with War Crime

Croatian police said on Tuesday that they have charged an unnamed 62-year-old former Serb paramilitary with committing a war crime in the village of Petrovci in eastern Croatia in November 1991.

"On February 15, 2021, the police filed a criminal charge against the 62-year-old suspect at the relevant County State's Attorney's Office in Osijek," a police statement said.

Facebook, Twitter Struggling in Fight against Balkan Content Violations

Twitter gave no notice or explanation of the suspension, but Ana Toskic Cvetinovic, the executive director of Partners Serbia, had a hunch - that it was the result of a "coordinated attack", probably other Twitter users submitting complaints about how the NGO was using its account.

Kurti Sets His Priorities Following Kosovo Election Triumph

One day after his Vetevendosje party romped home in elections, Kosovo's new leader will find it easy to form a government - but will face problems if he tries to sideline the dialogue with Serbia.

Brnabic: I am still afraid

"I will remind you that "Saber" followed after the assassination of the prime minister. Now we have not allowed for the things to go that far," Prime Minister Brnabic explains.
According to her, the state was incomparably more efficient and ready.

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