Turkey praises democratic standards of Kosovo’s first votes

Turkish ministry of foreign affairs said that Turkey was pleased with Kosovo’s first general election that was held after the country declared its independency.

Voter fraud suspected in two Kosovo districts

A European Parliament (EP) Election Observation Delegation expressed doubts Monday (December 13th) about voting in a pair of Kosovo’s 37 districts Sunday. “We are talking about two municipalities, Drenas/Glogovac and Skenderaj/Serbica,” EP member Doris Pack said. Both are strongholds of incumbent Prime Minister Hashim Thaci’s Democratic Party of Kosovo and in both places, turnout was twice that of the average turnout.

Kosovo’s opposition demands repeat vote, threatens boycott

Pristina, Kosovo – Kosovo opposition parties on Tuesday threatened to boycott results of Sunday’s snap parliamentary election, accusing Prime Minister Hashim Thaci’s authorities of vote-rigging.

Incumbent’s party wins Kosovo vote

Preliminary results show that Prime Minister Hashim Thaci’s party has won Kosovo’s first election since it declared independence from Serbia

Kosovo PM’s party wins majority amid complaints of fraud

Kosovan Prime Minister Hashim Thaci’s party has claimed victory in Sunday’s general election with almost all votes counted. But opposition parties complain of alleged fraud.

EU applauds Kosovo elections despite reports of serious fraud

Acting Kosovar Prime Minister Hashim Thaci has declared victory for his Democratic Party of Kosovo (PDK) following the first parliamentary elections to be held in an independent Kosovo. He made the declaration before the country’s electoral commission has published the preliminary results.

Kosovo PM’s party leads landmark election

Prime Minister Hashim Thaci’s ruling party led Kosovo’s weekend elections but will need to find allies from among other parties to form a new government, the fledgling nation’s electoral commission reported Monday.

Bulgaria, EU hail conduct of Kosovo election

Bulgaria has congratulated Kosovo’s government and central election commission on the organisation of the December 12 2010 parliamentary elections, the first since the country declared independence.

Tension grows in Kosovo over silence on election results

Tensions in Kosovo began to rise Monday amidst delayed results of snap parliamentary elections held a day earlier in the volatile new country.

Kosovo election fraud suspicions undermine PM’s victory claim

The Kosovo prime minister’s claim to have won the country’s first elections since it declared independence were undermined today as evidence emerged of localised voter fraud in a region loyal to his party.

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