Democratic Party of Kosovo
Albania PM to Submit Resolution in Strasbourg Against Marty Report
During a joint meeting on Monday in Pristina between the governments of Kosovo and Albania, Prime Minister Edi Rama said that he will personally submit a report to the Council of Europe in Strasbourg being prepared in Albania's parliament querying the Dick Marty report and what he alleged was its Russian influence.
Kosovo Parliament Paralysed as War Veterans, Opposition MPs Protest
Hundreds of ex-fighters of the Kosovo Liberation Army, KLA, gathered outside parliament from the early hours of the morning on Thursday, inside the legislature, opposition MPs blocked a vote on the bill that includes a proposed increase in the minimum wage, but not for veterans.
Kosovo War Court Extends Ex-President Thaci’s Detention Again
The pre-trial judge at the Kosovo Specialist Chambers, Nicolas Guillou, decided on Thursday that Hashim Thaci and Kadri Veseli should remain in detention ahead of their trial for war crimes and crimes against humanity allegedly committed during the 1998-99 conflict in Kosovo.
Kosovo Ruling Party Loses Capital in Local Election Setbacks
Kosovo's ruling Vetevendosje party suffered a heavy blow in Sunday's mayoral election runoffs, winning only four of the 12 municipalities it was competing in, and losing in the capital.
Kosovo Ruling Party Loses Ground in Municipal Elections
In a blow after its meteoric rise eight months ago, Kosovo's ruling Vetevendosje party will have to wait for the second round of local elections to see whether it has won control of any of the country's 38 municipalities.
Kurti's party did badly even in the municipalities where it had more than 60 percent of the votes in the parliamentary elections in February.
That Kurti experienced a total debacle is shown by the fact that in 38 municipalities in which there were elections, he did not get a sufficient number of votes to win in the first round.
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Victory of Serbian List in all 10 Serbian municipalities; Kurti hiding from the press
Serbs have presidential candidates in 11 local governments.
Polling stations were closed at 7 p.m.
Prime Minister of the so-called Kosovo, Albin Kurti, was locked in offices and did not appear before reporters, although they waited for him for several hours for a statement regarding the latest information on local elections in Kosovo and Metohija.
Mayoral Candidate’s Death in Double Killing Shocks Kosovo
Kosovo was shocked on Wednesday when Astrit Ademaj, a candidate to be mayor of Peje/Pec from the opposition Democratic Party of Kosovo, PDK, and a former mayoral candidate from the same party for Decan/Decani municipality, Blerand Kadrijaj, were killed in an armed incident at around 8.15pm.
Kadrijaj ran to be Decan/Decani mayor in the 2017 local elections.
Kosovo’s Opposition PDK Seeks New Beginning with New Leader
After two of its former leaders went to stand trial in The Hague, the Democratic Party of Kosovo, PDK wants to revive its fortunes by choosing a new figurehead who can improve on its recent poor performance in elections.
Kosovo Foreign Minister Under Fire over War Court Comments
Abelard Tahiri, the head of Democratic Party of Kosovo, PDK's parliamentary group, called on Thursday for the dismissal of Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Donika Gervalla because she said in 2016 that she was willing to provide evidence material to the Kosovo Specialist Chambers in The Hague.