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Kosovo's opposition uses tear gas repeatedly to upend parliament vote on border deal

PRISTINA, Kosovo - Kosovo's opposition on Wednesday used tear gas several times to disrupt a parliamentary vote on a border demarcation deal with Montenegro. Lawmakers had to be evacuated from the Assembly building after the Self-Determination Movement party used tear gas in the hall where the vote

WFMYNEWS2.COM - 2018-03-21 20:42:00

Even tear gas didn't stop this parliament from passing a border deal

PRISTINA, Kosovo - Lawmakers in Kosovo approved a border demarcation deal with Montenegro despite the opposition's use of tear gas to prevent a vote. The 120-seat parliament voted 80-11 to endorse the deal, which required at least two-thirds, or 80 votes, to pass. The deal is set as a precondition

WHAS 11 - 2018-03-21 20:42:00

Kosovo parliament ratifies border deal with Montenegro after stormy session

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo's parliament ratified a 2015 border agreement with Montenegro on Wednesday after a stormy session, fulfilling a key condition for the country to gain visa-free travel to the European Union. Kosovo opposition politicians release tear gas in parliament to obstruct a sessio

REUTERS - 2018-03-21 19:46:41

The Latest: EU hails Kosovo vote as 'real achievement'

PRISTINA, Kosovo - The Latest on the contentious border vote in the parliament of Kosovo (all times local): 9:00 p.m. European Union officials have hailed Kosovo's approval of a long-pending border demarcation deal with Montenegro as "a real achievement." EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini,

REPUBLIC - 2018-03-21 18:18:14

At least Congress hasn't resorted to tear gas

Say what you want about the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate, but at least when things get tense on the floors, no one tosses tear gas canisters. Oh, they may argue about funding levels for various defense projects, or different aspects of foreign policy and national security. But no tear

AIR FORCE TIMES - 2018-03-21 17:52:58

Kosovo MPs use tear gas to halt parliament vote on border deal

MPs from Kosovo’s opposition Movement for Self-Determination threw three tear gas canisters in parliament on Wednesday to try to stop a vote on a border demarcation agreement with Montenegro. The EU has made ratifying the deal a condition that Kosovo must fulfil before its citizens are granted visa-

POLITICO.EU - 2018-03-21 15:38:12

Opposition party sets off tear gas in Kosovo Parliament

(CNN)Opposition lawmakers set off tear gas canisters in Kosovo's Parliament chamber on Wednesday in an attempt to prevent the ratification of a border agreement with neighboring Montenegro. Video posted to social media showed lawmakers wiping their eyes and noses as they left the chamber in Kosovo'

CNN - 2018-03-21 14:51:10

Lawmakers in Kosovo approve border demarcation deal with Montenegro despite opposition's use of tear gas to stop vote.

Lawmakers in Kosovo approve border demarcation deal with Montenegro despite opposition's use of tear gas to stop vote. 10Weather WTSP tbo (Tampa Bay Online) provides local news and information for Tampa, St. Petersburg, Clearwater and communities throughout Tampa Bay. Originally published by The Ta

TAMPA BAY ONLINE - 2018-03-21 14:12:54

Telenor agrees 2.8B CEE exit - Mobile World Live

Telenor agreed to sell its mobile operations across four countries in Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) to investment company PPF Group for 2.8 billion, as the operator continues attempts to transform its business. The deal comprises Telenor's units in Hungary, Bulgaria, Montenegro, Serbia and Teleno

MOBILEWORLDLIVE.COM - 2018-03-21 13:25:40

Telenor pulls out of Central and Eastern Europe

Norwegian telecoms group Telenor has called it a day in Central and Eastern Europe by selling out to private equity firm PPF Group for 2.8 billion. The transaction includes Telenor's wholly-owned mobile operations in Hungary, Bulgaria, Montenegro and Serbia and the technology service provider Teleno

TELECOMS.COM - 2018-03-21 11:40:26

Kosovo border deal ratified despite tear gas attack

Pristina (AFP) - Tear gas was repeatedly lobbed into the Kosovo parliament on Wednesday but it did not stop MPs ratifying a border agreement with Montenegro seen as key for Pristina's bid to join the EU. The agreement, negotiated with Montenegro in 2015, is crucial for Kosovo to obtain visa-free tra

BREITBART - 2018-03-21 07:00:00

DeMar DeRozan helped with Nikola Vucevic's basketball education

Nikola Vucevic grew up primarily in Belgium and Montenegro, so he never fully understood how competitive American college basketball would be. DeMar DeRozan gave him an emphatic education. When they were both University of Southern California freshman, DeRozan dunked on Vucevic during a team practic

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-03-20 23:15:00

Serbia won’t join EU before us, Albanian PM says

Serbia will not join the European Union before Albania, even though Belgrade has been designated a front-runner in the race for membership, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama said. The European Commission has declared in recent months that it is open once again to the prospect of taking in new members

POLITICO.EU - 2018-03-20 20:06:49

Milo Djukanovic, Montenegro's long-serving PM, to run for presidency

BELGRADE (Reuters) - Milo Djukanovic, who dominated politics in the tiny Balkan nation of Montenegro as President and Prime Minister for decades, announced late on Monday he will run for another presidential term next month. FILE PHOTO: President of a ruling Democratic Party of Socialist (DPS), for

REUTERS - 2018-03-20 13:17:27

UN Migration Agency Receives Emergency Funding to Provide Assistance to Migrants, Refugees in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Sarajevo - IOM, the UN Migration Agency, through its Migration Emergency Funding Mechanism, is supporting the Government of Bosnia and Herzegovina to address urgent accommodation and humanitarian needs resulting from an increased number of migrants and asylum seekers. Since the end of 2017, Bosnia a

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2018-03-20 07:00:00

Ailing LA Galaxy could miss as many as 10 players this weekend

We're less than a month into the new Major League Soccer season, and one club is already left scrambling to find players for its next match. Between injuries, international call ups and a suspension, the LA Galaxy could be without as many as 10 players this weekend. Ola Kamara, Romain Alessandrini a

YAHOO SPORTS - 2018-03-20 00:00:20

Montenegro veteran PM Djukanovic to run for presidency

Podgorica (Montenegro) (AFP) - Montenegro's six-time prime minister Milo Djukanovic, who dominated politics in the tiny Balkan nation for decades before stepping down in 2016, announced his comeback Monday by saying he will run for president in next month's vote. Pro-Western Djukanovic rose to promi

YAHOO! - 2018-03-19 20:45:19

Longtime leader in Montenegro to run for presidency in April

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) - Montenegro's ruling party on Monday nominated its leader, who defied Russia to oversee the tiny Balkan country's entry into NATO last year, to be its candidate in next month's presidential election. Milo Djukanovic's nomination for the April 15 election was announced aft


Jonathan dos Santos to miss next two Mexico friendlies

Galaxy midfielder Jonathan dos Santos has been forced out of the upcoming Mexican national team friendlies due to a hamstring injury. Dos Santos suffered the injury during the Galaxy's closed-door scrimmage Friday. Giovani dos Santos was ruled out of the upcoming games due to a hamstring injury suff


2nd-place Monaco beats Lille 2-1 in French league

PARIS (AP) Stevan Jovetic came off the bench to score a fine winner as second-place Monaco beat Lille 2-1 at home in the French league on Friday. The Montenegro forward timed his run perfectly to latch onto a defense-splitting pass from Portugal midfielder Joao Moutinho, and delicately clip the ball