Hashim Thaci

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Kosovo president Hashim Thaci: ‘I will not allow under any circumstances that I appear before court as the president of the republic of Kosovo.’  Photograph: Visar Kryeziu/AP

Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci has resigned after a court in The Hague confirmed that he would face war crimes charges related to a 1998-9 conflict b(...)

A banner in Pristina depicts Kosovan president Hashim Thaci and former speaker of the parliament Kadri Veseli – the inscription reads: “war heroes”. Photograph: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci has been interviewed by prosecutors who suspect him of committing war crimes during a 1998-1999 conflict with Serbian (...)

Kosovo president Hashim Thaci with  Albanian prime minister  Edi Rama  in Pristina, Kosovo, on Monday. Photograph: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci has received staunch backing from neighbouring Albania after announcing that he will resign immediately if a judge dec(...)

  Hashim Thaci: special prosecutors at The Hague accused Kosovo’s president   of involvement in multiple murders, torture, forced disappearance and other crimes during and after a 1998-9 war between Kosovar rebels and Serbian forces. Photograph:  Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

In his first public comments since being accused of war crimes, Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci has said nobody can “rewrite the history” of his count(...)

Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci has been accused of ‘a range of crimes against humanity and war crimes, including murder, enforced disappearance of persons, persecution, and torture’. Photograph:  EPA

US plans for a Kosovo-Serbia summit at the White House on Saturday have collapsed after Kosovo’s prime minister Avdullah Hoti said he was needed in hi(...)

Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci on the day he was sworn into office in April 2016. Photograph: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

The specialist prosecutor’s office in The Hague has charged Kosovo’s president Hashim Thaci with “war crimes, including murder, enforced disappearance(...)

Serbian president, and Serbian Progressive Party leader, Aleksandar Vucic is accused of creating an autocratic system. Photograph: Getty

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic has celebrated a crushing victory for his party in elections boycotted by most opposition groups, ahead of a week o(...)

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic (R) shakes hands with Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov (L) after their press conference in Belgrade, Serbia,  June 18th, 2020. Photograph: Andrej Cukic

Serbia has said it needs more than the promise of eventual European Union membership to agree to recognise the independence of Kosovo, raising the que(...)

 EU special representative for the Pristina-Belgrade Dialogue Miroslav Lajcak and Kosovo president Hashim Thaci during a press conference following their meeting in Pristina, Kosovo, on June 16th. Photograph: EPA

Kosovo has said the United States rather than the European Union is now leading international efforts to help normalise its relations with Serbia, aft(...)

Abdullah Hoti, newly elected prime minister of Kosovo. Photograph: Valdrin Xhemaj/EPA

Kosovo has called for the resumption of negotiations with Belgrade to establish normal relations, but Serbia said a swift breakthrough was unlikely in(...)

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