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# kosovo - Tuesday 10 September, 2019

From The42 Borussia Dortmund star Sancho scores twice as England see off Kosovo in eight-goal affair Three Lions This post contains videos

Borussia Dortmund star Sancho scores twice as England see off Kosovo in eight-goal affair

The 19-year-old forward scored a brace at St Mary’s as England secured three points.

# kosovo - Monday 3 September, 2018

From The42 Dundalk playmaker named in Ireland U21 squad for crucial Euro qualifiers Young Guns

Dundalk playmaker named in Ireland U21 squad for crucial Euro qualifiers

Noel King’s side take on Kosovo and Germany in their bid to book a place at next year’s tournament.

# kosovo - Tuesday 19 June, 2018

Irish troops to return to Syrian side of Golan Heights after removal due to safety concerns

The Irish infantry group is set to return later this year.

# kosovo - Saturday 24 March, 2018

From The42 Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects Bright Future This post contains videos

Ireland keep Euro hopes alive with goals from Man United and Southampton prospects

Ireland secured a much-needed win against Kosovo on Saturday to keep alive their chances of reaching the Uefa U19 Championships in Finland.

# kosovo - Monday 26 February, 2018

PHOTOS: Many parts of Europe are under snow

A snow-ice warning has been issued for seven counties in Ireland.

# kosovo - Sunday 14 January, 2018

Kosovo asks Cyprus to extradite man accused of organising over 30 illegal kidney removals

The ‘mastermind’ has been hunted by authorities for almost a decade.

# kosovo - Monday 8 May, 2017

'I’m now left with despicable and torturous imaginings of what her short adult life had entailed'

Vesel Jahiri was sentenced to life imprisonment for killing Anna Finnegan

# kosovo - Monday 5 September, 2016

From The42 Kosovo claim historic draw on competitive debut History Boys

Kosovo claim historic draw on competitive debut

Kosovo were accepted into FIFA in May.

# kosovo - Saturday 3 September, 2016

Kosovo's first-ever World Cup qualifier is surrounded by controversy

They take on Finland on Monday night in their first competitive fixture.

# kosovo - Sunday 15 May, 2016

UK priest accused of sex abuse arrested in Kosovo after five-year search

Laurence Soper faces accusations of abusing five pupils.

# kosovo - Thursday 15 October, 2015

Politicians in Kosovo have let-off tear gas canisters in parliament

Not for the first time either.

# kosovo - Sunday 28 December, 2014

The 33 photographs that took our breath away this year

From Leaving Certificate students to George Clooney, here are the most striking photographs from 2014.

# kosovo - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Ultras, nihilism and Kosovo: Jonathan Wilson on the midweek violence in Belgrade

The acclaimed football journalist and author provides an insight into Tuesday’s abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier between Serbia and Albania.

# kosovo - Saturday 5 April, 2014

Fifteen years later, the EU is to set up a special court for Kosovo war crimes

The court will address a report which found that some of Kosovo’s leaders were involved in war crimes – including harvesting and selling organs – during the conflict.

# kosovo - Monday 22 April, 2013

Commission recommends that talks start on Serbian entry to EU

An accord to normalise relations with Kosovo is seen as the final step to beginning negotiations on Serbia becoming the 29th EU member state after Croatia joins later this year.

# kosovo - Monday 8 April, 2013

Serbia rejects EU proposal to ease tensions with breakaway Kosovo

A deal with Kosovo to ease tensions with Kosovo are a pre-condition for Serbia to join the European Union later this year.

# kosovo - Sunday 17 March, 2013

Over 400 Irish troops celebrate St Patrick's Day overseas this weekend

Blessing the shamrock, a fun run and a feed of Irish stew are among the activities our troops are getting up to this weekend.

# kosovo - Sunday 20 January, 2013

Voters in Austria likely to maintain compulsory military service

Austria looks set to remain one of the few European countries with compulsory military service as voters go to the polls in a referendum being held today.

# kosovo - Thursday 29 November, 2012

Former Prime Minister of Kosovo acquitted of war crimes

The former prime minister Ramush Haradinaj had been accused of murder and torture during the Kosovo war – but has been found not guilty.

# kosovo - Saturday 7 July, 2012

Former Serbian president shakes hand with Kosovo's prime minister

Former president Boris Tadic said he was ready to contribute at any time towards solving the Kosovo problem.

Explainer: Kosovo’s sovereignty… what does it mean?

What does Kosovo’s legal sovereignty mean for the territory, its people, and its sports teams?

# kosovo - Monday 2 July, 2012

The 5 at 5: Monday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Kosovo gains full independence

The territory will acquire full sovereignty in September.

# kosovo - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Five-year-old girl rescued hours after fatal avalanche Kosovo This post contains videos

Five-year-old girl rescued hours after fatal avalanche

The young girl’s parents are thought to be among the nine people killed in an avalanche which struck several homes in Kosovo yesterday.

# kosovo - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

In tonight’s Fix: The latest from the presidential election campaign; sex toy adverts; The Sopranos; and what Amazon is doing to rival Apple’s iPad.

Serbs clash with NATO forces in Kosovo

A spokesman for NATO says peacekeeping troops opened fire after being attacked with pipebombs.

# kosovo - Thursday 15 September, 2011

Over 99% of Irish Defence Forces pass drug tests

The Defence Forces leads the way in Ireland with regard to workplace drug testing.

# kosovo - Friday 1 July, 2011

The week in photos Week In Photos This post contains images

The week in photos

This is the week that was, in pictures.

# kosovo - Friday 18 February, 2011

Shocked tourists witness battle in London's Trafalgar Square that leaves three in hospital

The famous square was the scene of battles between rival European gangs according to reports.

# kosovo - Thursday 22 July, 2010

THE UN’S INTERNATIONAL Court of Justice has ruled that Kosovo’s 2009 secession from Serbia did not violate international law. Serbia had filed a case with the ICJ in 2009, saying that Kosovo’s declaration was a “flagrant violation” of Serbia’s territorial integrity.

The court’s deliberations were being watched closely by many countries who have separatist factions seeking independent. Spain, which is home to more than one separatist movement, has not recognised Kosovo’s independent, and neither has China.

In 2008, Georgia filed a lawsuit at the ICJ against Russia, saying Russia’s incursion into South Ossetia amounted to ethnic cleansing.

The ruling may have implications for separatists around the world, and could encourage more countries to recognise Kosovo’s independence.

Kosovo’s declaration of independence was recognised by the US, Australia, Canada, and 22 EU member states. It is recognised by 69 out of 192 UN members.

Yesterday, the US pledged to support Kosovo’s independence even if the ICJ had ruled otherwise. Serbia and Russia, which is a permanent member of the UN’s Security Council, refute Kosovo’s claims. Serbia regards Kosovo as a UN-run area within its sovereign territory.

It lost control over Kosovo in 1999 after the 78-day NATO bombing campaign ended the two-year was between Serbia and Kosovar Albanians.