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PRISTINA/SARAJEVO What do you do in Kosovo, one of Europe's poorest countries, if you're unemployed but young, computer-savvy and proficient in English? If you're also entrepreneurial, one cottage industry you might consider is 'mining' cryptocurrency, or digital coins.
PRISTINA The European Union wound up its decade-long law enforcement and justice presence in Kosovo on Thursday but critics said the mission failed to root out endemic crime and corruption in the tiny Balkan country.
PRISTINA Kosovo has arrested two people, including a Belgian national, suspected of planning attacks on NATO troops and the public in Kosovo, Belgium and France, the state prosecutor said on Friday.
PRISTINA Two Kosovo doctors were convicted for a second time on Thursday of involvement in an organ trafficking ring that performed illegal kidney transplants at a clinic near the capital Pristina.
PRISTINA A court in Kosovo jailed eight men on Friday for plotting to attack the Israeli national soccer team in Albania in a World Cup qualifying match in 2016.
PRISTINA Kosovo authorities are investigating the arrest and extradition of six Turkish citizens, which activists said represented a violation of human rights, Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said on Saturday.
PRISTINA Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj dismissed the country's interior minister and the secret service chief on Friday because he was not told six Turkish nationals would be deported to Turkey.
ISTANBUL/PRISTINA Six Turkish nationals arrested in Kosovo over links to schools financed by the Fethullah Gulen movement that Ankara blames for a failed 2016 coup have been extradited to Turkey, Turkish state-run news agency Anadolu said on Thursday.
PRISTINA/BELGRADE The party representing Kosovo's Serb minority withdrew from the government coalition on Tuesday in protest at what it called "attacks on the people and representatives of Serbia" by the authorities in the ethnic Albanian majority country.
PRISTINA/BELGRADE Kosovo police fired tear gas on Monday to scatter hundreds of nationalist Serb protesters outside a round-table meeting on improving relations between Belgrade and Pristina, and briefly detained a hardline Serbian government official.