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Kosovo Field

(Encyclopedia) Kosovo Fieldkô´sôvô, Serbian Kosovo Polje [field of the black birds], WSW of Priština, Kosovo, site of a battle in which the Turks under Sultan Murad I defeated Serbia and its Bosnian…

Thaçi, Hashim

(Encyclopedia) Thaçi, Hashim häshm´ thä´ch, 1968–, Kosovar political leader. An ethnic Albanian, he studied history and politics at Priština Univ., becoming active in Kosovo's independence…

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Kosovo

Infoplease has everything you need to know about Kosovo. Check out our country profile, full of essential information about Kosovo's geography, history, government, economy, population, culture,…

Prishtinë

(Encyclopedia) Prishtinë,&sp;Prishtina, or Prištinapr´shtnä, city (2011 pop. 198,214), E central Kosovo, the capital and largest city of Kosovo. Prishtinë is a commercial center with diverse…

Kosovo

(Encyclopedia) Kosovo kô´sôvô, Albanian Kosova, Serbian Kosovo i Metohija and Kosmet, officially Republic of Kosovo, republic (2015 est. pop. 1,871,000), 4,126 sq mi (10,686 sq km), SE Europe, a…

Rugova, Ibrahim

(Encyclopedia) Rugova, Ibrahim brähm´ roog´v 1944–2006, ethnic Albanian leader in Kosovo. A scholar and author, he studied at Kosovo's Priština Univ. and the Sorbonne, Paris, and became…

Kosovo Bleeds

1998 News of the World Since Feb. 1998 the Yugoslav army and Serbian police have fought against the separatist Kosovo Liberation Army, but their scorched-earth tactics have been concentrated…

NATO in Kosovo

United We Stand? by Tasha Vincent This article was posted on April 16, 1999. NATO Countries BelgiumCzech RepublicFranceGermanyGreeceHungaryItalyThe NetherlandsSpainTurkeyUnited KingdomUnited…

Kosovo Factsheet

Kosovo is now a country! Read all about the Republic of Kosovo. by Elissa Haney6 This article was posted on June 16, 1999. Related Links Kosovo Country ProfileTimeline: NATO in KosovoNATO In…