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Clintons to Become Grandparents

Former US President Bill Clinton and ex-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will become grandparents.

Their only daughter, Chelsea, revealed on Thursday that she is expecting a baby, The New York Times reported.

“Marc and I are very excited that we have our first child arriving later this year”, Chelsea Clinton said during an event in Manhattan.

"Court is insult to Kosovo, but vote to establish it"

"Court is insult to Kosovo, but vote to establish it"

PRIŠTINA -- Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci has called on members of the Kosovo assembly to vote in favor of establishing a special court for war crimes.

The court would deal with crimes committed by ethnic Albanians against Serbs during the war in 1999.

Ukrainian Govt Prepares Amnesty Bill

Ukraine’s interim government has prepared an Amnesty Bill for pro-Russian separatists who leave the occupied buildings and hand in their weapons.

Obligations from Brussels deal met - Vulin

Obligations from Brussels deal met - Vulin

BELGRADE -- The government and Serbs in Kosovo have met their obligations from the Brussels agreement, says Aleksandar Vulin, a minister in Serbia's caretaker cabinet.

EULEX rejects accusations from Serbs in north

EULEX rejects accusations from Serbs in north

PRIŠTINA -- EULEX has rejected accusations against it coming from Serbs from northern Kosovo, who said that arrests carried out by the EU mission "represented kidnappings."

Bulgarian Drivers Advised to Put Winter Tires

Bulgaria’s traffic police has warned drivers to put winter tires on their cars for travelling in the higher regions over the weekend.

The unseasonably cold weather will persist throughout the weekend, with snowfall likely in the mountainous areas. With temperatures dropping overnight, the wet surface of the roads could turn to ice in some places.

Christians mark Easter holiday

Christians mark Easter holiday

BELGRADE -- All Christian churches are marking Good Friday on April 18, commemorating the day that Christians believe Jesus Christ was crucified.

The day is considered a day of Christian mourning, and is the most significant during Holy Week.

Legendary Martin Petrov to Retire in Summer

Former Bulgarian national team player Martin Petrov revealed his plans to retire from professional football in the summer.

The 35-year-old left winger returned to Bulgaria in the fall to play for CSKA Sofia after an illustrious career in Switzerland, Germany, England, and Spain.

Geneva meeting produces statement on de-escalation

Geneva meeting produces statement on de-escalation

GENEVA -- A key part of the agreement on de-escalation of the crisis in Ukraine means that all parties must refrain from any violence, intimidation or provocation.

Central bank keeps key policy rate at 9.5 percent

Central bank keeps key policy rate at 9.5 percent

BELGRADE -- The National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Executive Board has decided to keep the key policy rate unchanged at 9.5 percent.

Orthodox Bulgarians Mark Good Friday

Orthodox Christians are marking Good Friday, the day that commemorates the death of Jesus Christ by crucifixion.

Accused Serbian Tycoon Asks to Travel Abroad

"Why don't you allow me to work normally and Delta to operate normally?" Miskovic asked during his Belgrade trial for fraud concerning the privatization of road companies.

Miskovic said he was deeply disappointed with the court's decision to ban him from travelling and that Delta could not operate normally with him "sitting in Serbia.

Kosovo Catholics Prepare for Easter Celebration

Kosovo's small Catholic community in Kosovo is gearing up for services marking the Easter celebrations.

The main service will be held on Sunday evening in the Catholic Cathedral in the Kosovo capital, Pristina.

Serbs denied visit to Kosovo town on Good Friday

Serbs denied visit to Kosovo town on Good Friday

BELGRADE -- Serbs driven out of Đakovica in Kosovo sent a protest to the Priština authorities for not being allowed to visit their town and property on Good Friday.

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