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Prominent Kosovo Serb politician assassinated

Leading Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was killed, on Tuesday, in a drive-by shooting as he arrived at his party headquarters, his lawyer and a party official said. The killing occurred on the very day that Belgrade and Pristina had started talks on normalising ties after a break of more tha

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Kosovo probes Serb politician's shock killing

Thousands of Mitrovica Serbs accompanied the slain leader's coffin from his Citizens' Initiative party headquarters as investigators began probing his killing. People carry flowers, a wooden cross and a portrait of assassinated prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic as they accompany the c

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Reports: Leading Kosovo Serb politician shot

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) - Serbian media are reporting that a leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo, Oliver Ivanovic, has been shot. There was no immediate confirmation by the police in Kosovo of the reported incident on Tuesday morning. Reports say unknown assailants opened fire on Ivanovic in f

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The Latest: Intl representatives condemn Kosovo slaying

1:05 p.m. The international community has strongly denounced the slaying of a Serb leader in Kosovo. The head of the OSCEMission in Kosovo, Ambassador Jan Braathu, on Tuesday said he was "shocked and 1:05 p.m. The international community has strongly denounced the slaying of a Serb leader in Kos

RADIO EGYPT

Hundreds attend funeral of slain Kosovo Serb politician

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Serbia's prime minister has joined hundreds of people attending the funeral of a moderate Serb politician who was gunned down this week in Kosovo in an attack that fueled concerns for Balkan stability. BELGRADE -- Mourners were gathering in Belgrade on January 18 for the fun

RADIO EGYPT - 2018-01-18 14:50:27

The Latest: Kosovo government security council convened

Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has called for a meeting of the country's National Security Council later Tuesday following the killing of Oliver Ivanovic, leader of an ethnic Serb political party, as he entered his party offices in the northern city of Mitrovica. People from Kosovo's Serb mi

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Kosovo Serb politician killed in drive-by shooting

Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead by gunmen outside the headquarters of his party in the flashpoint town of Mitrovica (AFP Photo/Stringer) Kosovska Mitrovica (Kosovo) (AFP) - Prominent Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic was shot dead in a brazen drive-by shooting on Tuesday th

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Serbia and Kosovo agree to continue dialogue on normalization

Serbian President Alexander Vui and Kosovo's leader Hashim Thaci agreed to continue the dialogue for normalization of relations, despite the murder of Serbian politician Oliver Ivanovic, said representative of the head of EU diplomacy Federica Mogerini, Maya Kosjancic. "Yesterday Vui and Hashim Thac

NEWS.AM - 2018-01-19 03:00:00

Hundreds pay respects to slain Kosovo Serb leader

Bojan Slavkovic, ASSOCIATED PRESS MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) - People in a northern Kosovo town paid their respects on Wednesday to the Serb politician who was gunned down in an attack that has raised fears of instability in the Balkans. Hundreds lighted candles outside the headquarters of Oliver Ivanov

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Manhunt after leading Kosovo Serb politician gunned down

A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans. ... The Serb TeamReport rights infringementpublished:05 Nov 2017views:2897 A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack th

RADIO EGYPT

Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan region tensions

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) - A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party's offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Unknown assailants opened fire on Oliv

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US presses Kosovo against amending war crimes court law

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - The U.S. ambassador to Kosovo says the country still needs an outside mechanism like the special war crimes court as its justice system is not yet capable of handling high-case profiles and witnesses are subject to intimidation. Ambassador Greg Delawie on Wednesday was urg

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IKSN Study Alleges Serbian Plan For Violence In Kosovo

The death of Oliver Ivanovic, the Kosovo Serb leader, came after a recent warning from the Kosovo Institute for International Studies, where according to IKSN, state security in Serbia has established a special unit called 'The Wolves', which will carry out a secret operational plan to organize viol

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2 charged in Kosovo with supporting extremist groups

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - Prosecutors in Kosovo say they have charged two people with supporting extremist groups on social media. Statements from the Kosovo prosecutor's office said Wednesday that both defendants, identified as B.Q. and K.P., used their Facebook pages last year to distribute threate

RADIO EGYPT

Kosovo Serb politician is gunned down; police start manhunt

A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Assailants opened fire on Oliver Ivanovic, 64, close to the offices of

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Leading Kosovo Serb politician shot and killed in Mitrovica

Police officers secure the scene where unknown assailants opened fire and killed Kosovo Serb politician Oliver Ivanovic in front of his office in the northern, Serb-dominated part of Mitrovica, Kosovo, Tuesday, Jan. 16, 2018. The Kosovo government has strongly denounced the slaying of a leading Serb

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Serb leader's death in Kosovo raises Balkan tensions

A leading Serb politician was shot to death Tuesday near his political party's offices in northern Kosovo, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo and Serbia. Unknown assailants opened fire on Oliver Ivanovic, 64, in the S

RADIO EGYPT

The Latest: Kosovo govt denounces slaying of Serb politician

MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) - The Latest on the shooting of a Serb politician in Kosovo (all times local): 11 a.m. A Serbian official says that the killing in Kosovo of a leading Serb politician is a MITROVICA, Kosovo (AP) - The Latest on the shooting of a Serb politician in Kosovo (all times local):

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Kosovo Serb politician accused of war crimes assassinated by gunmen 'who shot him five times' outside party headquarters

Oliver Ivanovic's colleagues found him after he was shot dead as he entered the building in Kosovska Mitrovica Oliver Ivanovic casts his ballot in local elections in November 2013 (Image: AFP) A leading Kosovo Serb politician who was twice tried for war crimes has been assassinated outside his party

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Leading Serb politician in Kosovo shot to death

The lawyer for leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo Oliver Ivanovic says he has been shot dead. "Unfortunately, I wish it weren't true, but doctors declared Oliver dead at 9:30 this morning," Nebojsa Vlajic, Ivanovic's lawyer confimed to The Associated Press by phone. Serbian media reported t

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