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Former spy, guerrilla jailed for Kosovo murder

PRISTINA (Reuters) - A Kosovar former spy and guerilla fighter was jailed for four and a half years on Friday for killing a man during a period of deadly political score-settling after the country's 1998-99 war. Full story

Kosovo adopts amnesty for minority Serbs

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Kosovo adopted an amnesty on Thursday for minority Serbs who previously rebelled against the government, a significant step in settling relations with former master Serbia so both can move closer to the European Union. Full story

Kosovo says now recognized by 100 countries

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Egypt has become the 100th country to recognize Serbia's former province of Kosovo as independent, the Pristina government said on Wednesday, a milestone for the Balkan country's pursuit of full international acceptance. Full story

EU gives go-ahead for Serbia entry talks by January

LUXEMBOURG (Reuters) - Serbia could start negotiations on joining the European Union by January next year, EU ministers agreed on Tuesday, rewarding Belgrade for improving relations with its ex-province Kosovo. Full story

Kosovo's first envoy to Serbia quits after two days

PRISTINA (Reuters) - Independent Kosovo's first envoy to Serbia resigned on Wednesday, pre-empting his dismissal just two days into the job for exceeding his powers and making remarks likely to irritate Belgrade. Full story

Bidding for EU talks, Serbia swaps envoys with Kosovo

BELGRADE/PRISTINA (Reuters) - Serbia and its former province of Kosovo exchanged envoys on Monday for the first time since a 1998-99 war, a step loaded with symbolism for the Balkan neighbors as the European Union considers whether to set Belgrade on the path to membership. Full story

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  New U.S. citizen: ‘I never take my freedom for granted’

Citizen candidates hailing from around the world – Iran and Afghanistan to Kosovo and India –  reflect on what it means to officially become an American as 30 of them wait on Rockefeller Plaza for a moment they have anticipated their whole lives: becoming American citizens.

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