A Lion and Several Bears Go Wild in Snow in Kosovo

[ad_1] MRAMOR, Kosovo (Reuters) – Workers at a bear sanctuary in Pristina are working hard to look after a lion that wants to play in the snow and bears who were removed from their natural habitat when they were cubs and also enjoy the snowy conditions because they do not hibernate any more. As the … Read more

Blinken to Attend NATO Ministerial Meeting on Russia, Balkans

[ad_1] (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken will attend a meeting of NATO foreign ministers next week to highlight the alliance’s commitment to Ukraine in its war against Russia, the State Department said on Saturday. NATO is actively supporting Ukraine and Kyiv hopes one day to join the military bloc. NATO itself is … Read more

British Troops Patrol Kosovo-Serbia Border as Tensions Remain High

[ad_1] JARINJE, Kosovo (Reuters) – British troops are patrolling the Kosovo-Serbia border as part of a NATO peacekeeping presence being bolstered amid concern that the former wartime foes could return to open conflict following a series of violent incidents in recent months. The North Atlantic Treaty Organization sent hundreds of additional forces to Kosovo from … Read more

Prosecutors Want Restrictions on Ex-Kosovo President Over Witness Concerns

[ad_1] THE HAGUE (Reuters) – Prosecutors in the war crimes trial of former Kosovo President Hashim Thaci are seeking to restrict communications and keep him apart from other detainees over concerns he and two co-accused are trying to influence witnesses, court filings published on Thursday showed. Prosecutors asked judges to order “the immediate segregation and … Read more

NATO’s Stoltenberg Says Concerned With Secessionist Rhetoric in Bosnia

[ad_1] SARAJEVO (Reuters)NATO Stoltenberg says concerned with secessionist rhetoric in Bosnia – NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg said on Monday the alliance was concerned by “secessionist rhetoric” in Bosnia as well as by foreign influence including Russia. “NATO remains committed to support Bosnia’s Euro-Atlantic path, every country has the right to choose its security arrangements … Read more