Kosovo welcomes back gold medal Olympians with joy
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People in Kosovo are casting their ballots in a general election that's being held amid calls for leaders to resume dialogue with Serbia over normalizing relations.
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Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi announces his resignation after his war crimes indictment was confirmed by a special tribunal in The Hague on charges relating to the conflict against Serbian forces in the late 1990s.
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