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TI: Kosovo marks makes slight progress in the fight against corruption

By   /  25/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on TI: Kosovo marks makes slight progress in the fight against corruption

On Wednesday, Transparency International has published the Corruption Perception Index for 2016. This report says that 69% of the 176 countries included in the Index of the Perception of Corruption have scored less than 50 points, “showing how massive and well spread corruption is in the public sector worldwide”. Based on the 2016 report, Kosovo […]

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Problems in the healthcare system are a real burden for the pockets of Kosovar patients

By   /  24/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Problems in the healthcare system are a real burden for the pockets of Kosovar patients

The lack of professional staff and the necessary infrastructure in public healthcare institutions has a great cost for the citizens of Kosovo. In order to receive quality service, they often travel to the countries of the region or the European Union. According to official data, in 2016 alone, the Ministry of Health has allocated 10 […]

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Officials of the Ministry of Agriculture arrested for abuse with duty

By   /  20/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Officials of the Ministry of Agriculture arrested for abuse with duty

Police of Kosovo have arrested four people, three of whom are reported to be officials of the Ministry of Agriculture. The three officials are accused of “abusing with duty”. Police of Kosovo say that they have also arrested the owner of “Calabrija” company in Gjilan, on suspicion of “fraud with subsidies”. Law enforcement authorities  say […]

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Obama sends the Extradition Treaty between USA and Kosovo to the Senate

By   /  18/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Obama sends the Extradition Treaty between USA and Kosovo to the Senate

President of the USA, Barack Obama has sent to the US Senate the Extradition treaty between the USA and Kosovo, signed in Pristina in March 2016, a press release of the White House says. The request sent to the Senate says that the Treaty will replace “The Treaty between the United States of America and […]

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Kosovo needs its army

By   /  18/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Kosovo needs its army

Political representatives in Kosovo and experts of security affairs, say that the recent developments in the north of the country and the region show that Kosovo needs its army. The head of the Parliamentary Committee for Internal Affairs, Security and Monitoring of the Security Force, Daut Haradinaj says that the lack of the army of […]

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Air pollution increases to alarming levels in Kosovo

By   /  17/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Air pollution increases to alarming levels in Kosovo

Air pollution in Kosovo as a result of thermal power stations and fire chimneys continues to be a concern for the citizens of Kosovo. Citizens complain of air pollution, while they demand authorities to take urgent measures in order to improve the situation. Kosovo’s Hydro Meteorological Institute has announced the results of the automatic monitoring […]

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Consumers in Kosovo are unprotected

By   /  12/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Consumers in Kosovo are unprotected

Government of Kosovo has approved a number of laws that aim at protecting the health of consumers, but these laws are not yielding the necessary results. Consumers in Kosovo are facing dangers from meat products, dairy products and beverages, some of which do not meet the criteria for consumption. The head of the Agency of […]

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Explosion in the north of Mitrovica

By   /  11/01/2017  /  Headlines, Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Explosion in the north of Mitrovica

Police in the north of Mitrovica, inhabited by the Serb community, said that an explosion has taken place on Tuesday evening in a hotel of the area, a part of which has been rented by the government of Kosovo. Police said that the device that was thrown by unidentified persons caused material damages. Besim Hoti […]

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Serbia continues to manage the railway system in the north of Kosovo

By   /  10/01/2017  /  Kosovo, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Serbia continues to manage the railway system in the north of Kosovo

The railway system in the north of Kosovo is not being managed by institutions of this country. The railway was not handed over to the institutions of Kosovo even after the declaration of independence. This system in the north of Kosovo is managed by Serbia and Serb parallel structures. In the framework of the talks […]

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Displaced Serbs attacked in Kosovo on Orthodox Christmas Eve

By   /  06/01/2017  /  Kosovo, RS Social, Serbia, Social, XK Social  /  Comments Off on Displaced Serbs attacked in Kosovo on Orthodox Christmas Eve

Serbs driven out of their homes in the town of Djakovica in Kosovo, who came back for the Serbian Orthodox Christmas Eve, have once again come under attack. Similar incidents have happened in previous years. Nobody was injured on Friday, Tanjug is reporting. The displaced Serbs’ bus was today attacked with stones and had a […]

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