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One-on-one | Arts

Driton Selmani: In our region the role of the artist is to try to touch a nerve

By - 19.06.2018

Conceptual artist talks offside flags, life jackets and avoiding being defined by ideology.

One-on-one | Arts

Driton Selmani: In our region the role of the artist is to try to touch a nerve

By - 19.06.2018

Conceptual artist talks offside flags, life jackets and avoiding being defined by ideology.

In-short | Reconciliation

Shkëlzen Maliqi denied entry into Serbia

By - 19.06.2018

He was travelling to participate in a discussion on cultural cooperation.

In-short | Reconciliation

Shkëlzen Maliqi denied entry into Serbia

By - 19.06.2018

He was travelling to participate in a discussion on cultural cooperation.

Blogbox | Diaspora

Diaspora shadows

By - 16.06.2018

Growing up in the speechlessness.

Blogbox | Diaspora

Diaspora shadows

By - 16.06.2018

Growing up in the speechlessness.

In-short | Macedonia

Nikola Gruevski sentenced to two years in prison

By - 11.06.2018

Former Macedonian prime minister found guilty in first of five cases.

In-short | Macedonia

Nikola Gruevski sentenced to two years in prison

By - 11.06.2018

Former Macedonian prime minister found guilty in first of five cases.

In-depth | Missing persons

Unidentified remains and prevailing pain

By - 06.06.2018

Identification process keeps wounds of relatives of the bereaved and the missing endlessly open.

In-depth | Missing persons

Unidentified remains and prevailing pain

By - 06.06.2018

Identification process keeps wounds of relatives of the bereaved and the missing endlessly open.

In-short | Health | Health

Health system under the microscope

By - 05.06.2018

An X-ray of Kosovo’s health care.

In-short | Health | Health

Health system under the microscope

By - 05.06.2018

An X-ray of Kosovo’s health care.

In-depth | Health | Health

Patients paying price of public system’s poor health

By - 05.06.2018

Widespread deficiencies adding to suffering of those with serious illnesses.

In-depth | Health | Health

Patients paying price of public system’s poor health

By - 05.06.2018

Widespread deficiencies adding to suffering of those with serious illnesses.

In-depth | Health | Health

Kosovo’s health system: Pay to live

By - 05.06.2018

How well is Kosovo’s health system serving citizens’ needs?

In-depth | Health | Health

Kosovo’s health system: Pay to live

By - 05.06.2018

How well is Kosovo’s health system serving citizens’ needs?

Perspectives | Health | Health

Health Insurance plans will deepen privatization of social rights

By - 05.06.2018

Implementation will work against those most economically disadvantaged

Perspectives | Health | Health

Health Insurance plans will deepen privatization of social rights

By - 05.06.2018

Implementation will work against those most economically disadvantaged

In-depth | Health | Health

Aging with Alzheimer’s

By - 05.06.2018

The struggle of two granddaughters slowly losing their loved ones.

In-depth | Health | Health

Aging with Alzheimer’s

By - 05.06.2018

The struggle of two granddaughters slowly losing their loved ones.

In-depth | Health | Corruption

Pharmaceutical industry in chronic condition

By - 05.06.2018

Corruption, scandals and medicines not fit for purpose.

In-depth | Health | Corruption

Pharmaceutical industry in chronic condition

By - 05.06.2018

Corruption, scandals and medicines not fit for purpose.

In-depth | Health | Health

Asking the public to pay for treatment

By - 05.06.2018

Fundraising campaigns common for financing Kosovars’ health care.

In-depth | Health | Health

Asking the public to pay for treatment

By - 05.06.2018

Fundraising campaigns common for financing Kosovars’ health care.

In-depth | Health | Gender Equality

Reproductive rights denied

By - 05.06.2018

Women’s health widely overlooked and neglected.

In-depth | Health | Gender Equality

Reproductive rights denied

By - 05.06.2018

Women’s health widely overlooked and neglected.

One-on-one | Health | Health

Ilir Begolli: Patients’ health is not in focus

By - 05.06.2018

Doctor with 40 years experience at the National Institute for Public Health Care discusses Kosovo’s health system.

One-on-one | Health | Health

Ilir Begolli: Patients’ health is not in focus

By - 05.06.2018

Doctor with 40 years experience at the National Institute for Public Health Care discusses Kosovo’s health system.

In-short | Health | Health

More about this monograph

By - 05.06.2018

Kosovo’s health system under the microscope.

In-short | Health | Health

More about this monograph

By - 05.06.2018

Kosovo’s health system under the microscope.

One-on-one | Gender Equality

German feminist duo: We need more intersectionality in the movement

By - 01.06.2018

Leading feminist activists Dagmar Schultz and Erika Hügel-Marshall on strengthening the cause through embracing genuine diversity.

One-on-one | Gender Equality

German feminist duo: We need more intersectionality in the movement

By - 01.06.2018

Leading feminist activists Dagmar Schultz and Erika Hügel-Marshall on strengthening the cause through embracing genuine diversity.

In-short | BiH

Communities united in protest against official death verdicts

By - 30.05.2018

The unresolved deaths of two young men have led to persistent protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

In-short | BiH

Communities united in protest against official death verdicts

By - 30.05.2018

The unresolved deaths of two young men have led to persistent protests in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Blogbox | Albania

Once again for love

By - 25.05.2018

Confessions from inside the seventh LGBT+ parade in Tirana.

Blogbox | Albania

Once again for love

By - 25.05.2018

Confessions from inside the seventh LGBT+ parade in Tirana.

In-short | Culture

Një qiell satelitësh e lidh Kosovën me botën edhe një herë

By - 25.05.2018

Hapet Pavijoni Kosovar në Ekspozitën Ndërkombëtare të Arkitekturës në Venedik

In-short | Culture

Një qiell satelitësh e lidh Kosovën me botën edhe një herë

By - 25.05.2018

Hapet Pavijoni Kosovar në Ekspozitën Ndërkombëtare të Arkitekturës në Venedik

Perspectives | BiH

Bosnia’s limp statehood challenged by act of police insubordination

By - 24.05.2018

Latest political calculations and maneuvers lay the captured state bear.

One-on-one | Culture

Eliza Hoxha: To have collective pride, we need to talk about collective memory

By - 23.05.2018

Kosovar architect presents the country’s '90s history at the 2018 Venice Biennale of Architecture.

In-depth | Justice

Dying without justice

By - 18.05.2018

Former workers of Ferizaj’s IMK Celiku factory yet to receive compensation.

In-short | LGBTI

Landmark request to change name and sex marker denied

By - 17.05.2018

Activist vows to use all legal options available.

In-short | LGBTI

Landmark request to change name and sex marker denied

By - 17.05.2018

Activist vows to use all legal options available.

In-short | LGBTI

Hate speech highlighted on IDAHOT

By - 17.05.2018

LGBTI rights activists showcase abuse received.

One-on-one | Mental health

The Artidote: Knowing others are going through the same struggle helps you know you’re not alone

By - 16.05.2018

Virtual community provides safe space for discussion on mental health and healing through art — K2.0 speaks to its founder.

One-on-one | Mental health

The Artidote: Knowing others are going through the same struggle helps you know you’re not alone

By - 16.05.2018

Virtual community provides safe space for discussion on mental health and healing through art — K2.0 speaks to its founder.

In-depth | Migration

Migrants and refugees caught in Balkan Limbo

By , - 15.05.2018

Montenegro experiences rise in those seeking refuge in Europe.

In-depth | Recognition

Kosovo’s recognition missing in online domain

By - 14.05.2018

State’s digital independence still lagging behind.

In-depth | Recognition

Kosovo’s recognition missing in online domain

By - 14.05.2018

State’s digital independence still lagging behind.

In-depth | BiH

Uncertainty dominates as Bosnian elections announced

By - 10.05.2018

October elections could throw the country into political chaos.

In-depth | Education

Will Kosovo’s education system flunk its exams again?

By - 07.05.2018

Reforms delayed by ‘stagnation’ around implementation.

In-depth | Workers' rights

Workers question Ferronikeli ‘success story’

By - 01.05.2018

Death, injuries and mass dismissals since 2006 privatization.

In-short | Albania

Highway fee takes its toll

By - 27.04.2018

Planned Albania highway tax raises opposition on both sides of border.

In-short | Copyright

Copyright, copyleft or something else completely?

By - 26.04.2018

Author rights and free reproduction discussed at K2.0 Small Talk.

One-on-one | Film

Sami Mustafa: Cinema can be more powerful than politics in changing people’s lives

By - 24.04.2018

Award winning filmmaker discusses the misleading portrayal of Roma in film and the next generation attempting to change it.

In-depth | Greece

New names and old in Macedonia discussions

By - 24.04.2018

The options for ending decades-long dispute between Macedonia and Greece.

One-on-one | EU

Florian Bieber: In some ways, the EU encourages regional autocrats

By - 21.04.2018

Leading academic on Western Balkans talks about constrained democracies, foreign influence and the potential for change.

In-depth | Association

Unpacking the ‘Association’

By - 20.04.2018

A closer look at Kosovo’s latest political predicament.

In-short | Small Talk

K2.0 Small Talk: Copyright — author rights or commodifying culture?

By - 19.04.2018

Join us at Lapidarium on Tuesday, April 24, at 18:00.

Perspectives | EU

Another school report day

By - 18.04.2018

A satirical look at Kosovo’s latest EU Progress Report.

One-on-one | Politics

Fatos Lubonja: “We are unable to build the big house together, so we build by ourselves”

By - 12.04.2018

Publisher from Albania speaks about the role of intellectuals in society, the flaws of Albanian democracy and the necessity of thinking differently.

In-short | Culture

Get on board with Prishtina’s game bar

By - 07.04.2018

Physical interaction and alleviating boredom at heart of new venture.

In-depth | Politics

Hashim Thaçi — (dis)unifying the people?

By - 07.04.2018

Two years into his mandate, Kosovo’s president is more divisive than ever.

In-short | K2.0

K2.0 is hiring — Program Manager

By - 06.04.2018

Apply now to join the K2.0 team.

In-depth | BiH

Doing business in impossible conditions

By - 06.04.2018

Does BiH give opportunities to young people to start a business?

In-depth | Activism

Harassment on campus

By - 05.04.2018

Sexual assault and harassment at the University of Prishtina in focus.

One-on-one | Politics

Lumir Abdixhiku: “Politics is not the first or last stop of my public engagement.”

By - 03.04.2018

LDK deputy speaks about the development of the party, the (im)possibilities of forming coalitions and right wing politics in Kosovo.

Blogbox | Film

Unofficial marriage(s)

By - 03.04.2018

A review of political art in a film.

In-depth | Activism

The citizen activists struggling for their city

By - 01.04.2018

Four years on, ‘Ne da(vi)mo Beograd’ refuses to go away.

In-short | Activism

Public anger at Turkish nationals’ deportations

By , - 30.03.2018

Pupils lead protests, as political crisis deepens.

One-on-one | Media

Anamari Repić: We forget about people and their lives because of politics

By - 29.03.2018

Long-time journalist and vice-chairperson of the Press Council of Kosovo talks media and minorities.

In-depth | Politics

Another ‘normalized’ day between Kosovo and Serbia

By , , - 27.03.2018

Đurić deportation causes yet another rift in relations.

Blogbox | Albania

A brief history of a hero made of coal and stars

By - 23.03.2018

New project space in Tirana opens with an art installation by Driant Zeneli

In-depth | Security

The woman shaping Kosovo’s future soldiers

By - 23.03.2018

Meet Irfete Spahiu, the first woman General in the Kosovo Security Force

In-depth | Justice

The verdict that failed to reveal the Assembly’s attackers

By - 23.03.2018

Basic Court decision quashed due to lack of evidence in terrorism case.

In-short | K2.0

Editor required

By - 22.03.2018

Apply now to join K2.0’s growing team.

In-short | Montenegro

Bitesize demarcation

By , , - 21.03.2018

Explore Kosovo’s hottest political issue in quotes and numbers.

In-short | Macedonia

New law opens old wounds in Macedonia

By , - 20.03.2018

Media environment adds to tensions over landmark language law.

Blogbox | Activism

Celebrate the march on the streets

By - 19.03.2018

Resistance to an oppressive culture isn’t just for Women’s Day.

In-short | K2.0

K2.0 is looking for correspondents in Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Macedonia

By - 16.03.2018

You could be one of our new regional correspondents!

Blogbox | Diaspora

Are Kosovars ‘here’ and ‘there’ aiming for the same future?

By - 13.03.2018

Those in Kosovo and the diaspora appear to be drifting ever-further apart.

In-depth | Activism

Inside Sabota

By - 13.03.2018

Exploring Prishtina’s new social center.

Blogbox | Independence

State building efforts in post-conflict Kosovo

By - 12.03.2018

Evaluating the international influence.

In-short | Activism

International Women’s Day 2018

By - 09.03.2018

Mobilizations across Europe captured on film.

In-depth | Activism

Three decades of protest

By - 09.03.2018

A history of women led activism on March 8.

In-depth | Albania

National Theater relocation causes drama in Tirana

By - 27.02.2018

Cultural community and the state at odds over building demolition.

One-on-one | Local Elections 2017

Mytaher Haskuka: We can achieve change faster when we are united

By - 26.02.2018

New Prizren mayor discusses the possibilities and challenges of governing Kosovo’s second city.

In-short | Small Talk

K2.0 Small Talk: Kosovo X — How independent?

By - 23.02.2018

Join K2.0 for an open and participative discussion on ten years of independence!

In-depth | Refugees

Playing the EU border game

By - 23.02.2018

Closed borders means thousands of migrants remain in Balkan limbo.

Perspectives | Kosovo X | Independence

We — the citizens — are the state

By - 16.02.2018

February 17 is not just a day of independence, but a chance to reflect upon the Republic we want to be.

Blogbox | Kosovo X | Fiction

2028 Noir

By - 16.02.2018

Put on 3D glasses now to enhance your experience.

In-depth | Kosovo X | Independence

Waiting at work for Independence Day

By - 16.02.2018

Four different views of February 17, 2008.

Perspectives | Kosovo X | Foreign Relations

The West must finish what it started with Kosovo

By - 16.02.2018

The global context has changed in the past 10 years, leaving Kosovo in limbo.

In-depth | Kosovo X | Activism

Regenerating Kosovo’s civil society

By - 16.02.2018

The winding journey toward a re-engaged citizenry.

In-depth | Kosovo X | EU

VIDEO: Kosovo’s visa purgatory

By - 16.02.2018

Isolated and ignored — Kosovars sick of being political pawns.

Perspectives | Kosovo X | Economy

Rethinking Kosovar citizenship

By - 16.02.2018

Economic policy has failed to address inequality.

One-on-one | Kosovo X | Arts

Sislej Xhafa: Independence is an empty glass with no water

By - 16.02.2018

Contemporary artist discusses identity, victimization and an underwhelming independence.

In-depth | Kosovo X | Independence

The agony of the 10th anniversary

By - 16.02.2018

Kosovo’s confined youth.

In-depth | Kosovo X | Sports

Seeking a sporting chance

By - 16.02.2018

Delayed recognitions leave Kosovo sports playing catch up.

Perspectives | Kosovo X | Foreign Relations

Becoming Kosovo: Independence, legitimacy, future

By - 16.02.2018

The achievements of the past decade are at risk if political leaders don’t overcome divisions and prioritize national interest.

In-short | Kosovo X | K2.0

More about this monograph

By - 16.02.2018

Looking into 10 years of Kosovo’s statehood.

In-depth | Media

Arrogance in place of transparency

By - 13.02.2018

Effective communication still lacking from Haradinaj’s government.

Perspectives | EU

Is Kosovo’s international love affair coming to an end?

By - 10.02.2018

Political reaction to this week’s EU enlargement strategy shows marked shift in tone.

In-short | Macedonia

Greeks not ready to give up the name Macedonia

By - 09.02.2018

Nationalist issue sparks biggest protests in over two decades.

One-on-one | Sports

Albin Tahiri: I feel less nervous being the first one than being the only one

By - 09.02.2018

Kosovo’s first Winter Olympian talks about the weight of expectations, a solo struggle to qualify and the role of sport in Kosovo’s fight for recognition.

In-depth | Environment

Pollution: How Change Happens

By - 08.02.2018

Activism has helped to clean up air around the world.

In-depth | Security

A murder as a turning point

By - 06.02.2018

Ivanović assassination: Fear, threats and insecurity ignored in the north.

In-depth | Croatia

Killing freedom of speech in Croatia

By - 06.02.2018

An increasing number of assaults on journalists remain unpunished.

In-short | K2.0

Re-publishing K2.0 content

By - 06.02.2018

Want to publish K2.0 content on your media platform?

In-depth | Eulex

Disgraced Eulex ‘judge’ goes to ground

By - 06.02.2018

Malcolm Simmons has provided no evidence of alleged EU corruption.

In-depth | BiH

Land of the poor and hungry

By - 02.02.2018

More than a quarter of the population in Bosnia and Herzegovina goes to sleep hungry.

In-depth | Environment

Smog clouds over cities

By - 01.02.2018

Facemasks become new Balkan fashion as air pollution rises.

In-depth | Politics

The nature of the dialogue

By - 01.02.2018

What are Kosovo’s talks with Serbia for?

In-short | Environment

United against air pollution

By - 31.01.2018

Citizens protest against “Hazardous” conditions.

In-short | Environment

United against air pollution

By - 31.01.2018

Citizens protest against “Hazardous” conditions.

In-depth | Print | Environment

Living, and dying, with the consequences

By - 31.01.2018

Cancer rates are soaring in Obiliq, which sits in the shadow of one of Kosovo's largest polluters.

In-short | Small Talk

Special Talk — for a ‘Special Court’

By - 30.01.2018

Join us at Klubi M on Wednesday, January 31, at 18:00.

Perspectives | EU

Kosovo on the bench in EU Enlargement Strategy for the Western Balkans

By - 30.01.2018

Draft EU document prioritizes queue for European integration.

In-depth | Print | Energy

Power to the people

By - 29.01.2018

The energy situation in Kosovo is complicated, and its future is murky, but one thing is clear: Reliable electricity is key to our development.

In-depth | Sexual Violence

Recognition and reparations finally due

By - 26.01.2018

Application process opens for survivors of wartime sexual violence.

In-depth | Albania

Punishing protesters without stopping protests

By - 23.01.2018

Is freedom of expression being compromised in Albania?

In-depth | Politics

Who was Oliver Ivanovic?

By , - 16.01.2018

Serb leader shot dead in North Mitrovica.

In-depth | ICTY

ICTY through the ears of the interpreters

By - 16.01.2018

Being the voice of war criminals.

In-depth | Politics

Political opposition’s year for recovery and repair

By - 12.01.2018

How are Kosovo’s opposition parties shaping up?

In-depth | Politics

Government parties staring down challenging 2018

By - 12.01.2018

How are Kosovo’s governing parties shaping up for new year?

Blogbox | Albania

Deja Vu at Onufri XXIII

By - 10.01.2018

Latest Tirana exhibition holds the memories of last year’s.

In-depth | Entrepreneurship

Cryptocurrency gold rush

By - 09.01.2018

A look into the world of online currency and 21st century mining.

In-depth | Macedonia

Few following in the footsteps of whistleblowers

By - 06.01.2018

Despite favorable laws not many people dare to blow the whistle in Macedonia.

In-depth | Education

Time to review the textbooks

By - 05.01.2018

School textbooks contain scientific inaccuracies and hate speech.

One-on-one | Entrepreneurship

Linda Shala: Kosovo’s market is suffocated, but foreign markets present the youth with opportunities

By - 30.12.2017

After nearly 30 years of doing business, Linda Shala speaks new opportunities and challenges in the market, as well as her passion for journalism.

In-depth | LGBTI

The Sky is Turning: Episode 4

By - 30.12.2017

Watch part four of K2.0’s exclusive four-part documentary.

Perspectives

Croatia has become the European Union’s new frontier

By - 29.12.2017

The death of a child highlights police treatment of refugees in the EU.

In-depth | LGBTI

The Sky is Turning: Episode 3

By - 29.12.2017

Watch part three of K2.0’s exclusive four-part documentary.

In-depth | Human Rights

Standing up for Roma rights

By - 29.12.2017

The Gracanica paralegal seeking equality.

In-depth | LGBTI

The Sky is Turning: Episode 2

By - 28.12.2017

Watch part two of K2.0’s exclusive four-part documentary.

Perspectives | Justice

The end of the ICTY

By - 28.12.2017

In its 24 years, the international tribunal has been legally groundbreaking but has divided opinion.

In-depth | BiH

Keeping the rivers glistening in Bosnia and Herzegovina

By - 27.12.2017

Women of Kruscica part of a nascent movement to preserve rivers in the Balkans.

In-depth | LGBTI

The Sky is Turning: Episode 1

By - 27.12.2017

Watch part one of K2.0’s exclusive four-part documentary.

Blogbox | Public Space

Coffee culture is rooted in our society

By - 25.12.2017

We need other social hubs.

One-on-one | Film

Blerta Zeqiri: Our Romeo and Juliet is love between people of the same sex

By - 23.12.2017

Kosovar filmmaker discusses forbidden love, the process behind her films and women in cinema.

In-depth | Security

Forcing the security issue

By - 23.12.2017

Award-winning KSF awaits establishment of Kosovo’s army.

Blogbox | Energy

Involuntary solidarization

By - 22.12.2017

Why pay someone else’s energy bills?

In-depth | Serbia

Contemporary culture struggling to survive in Subotica

By - 22.12.2017

Local government and cultural institutions in conflict in Vojvodina.

Blogbox | Diaspora

Is the diaspora full of “schatzis”?

By - 22.12.2017

The schatzi stereotype does not represent the diversity of Kosovo’s diaspora.

Perspectives | Democracy

The time has come to implement what we learned from recent elections

By - 21.12.2017

Election reforms an inevitable necessity for democratic development.

In-short | Protests

Protests against an increase in energy prices

By - 20.12.2017

Organizers announce new protests will happen.

Perspectives | Prishtina

The Law for Prishtina cannot solve all the city’s problems in its current form

By - 20.12.2017

New legislation will complete some challenges but will create others.

In-depth | Human Rights

Battling back against narratives of prejudice

By - 20.12.2017

Fred Taikon has spent his life promoting Roma culture.

In-short | Volume Up

Volume Up: Dystopia of a future without journalism

By - 19.12.2017

In K2.0’s next Volume Up, Saso Ordanoski imagines a world with no media.

In-depth | Montenegro

Workers living on the system’s margins

By - 19.12.2017

Montenegrin workers in a search for their rights.

In-depth | Culture

Cinema auctioned off

By - 18.12.2017

The city cinemas being wiped away by privatization.

Perspectives | Politics

First 100 days show Haradinaj’s power is shackled

By - 18.12.2017

Premiership characterised by unfulfilled promises and haphazard spending.

In-short | K2.0

K2.0 is hiring — Community Manager

By - 14.12.2017

Apply now to join the K2.0 team.

In-short | Human Rights

Rights of war-related sexual violence survivors demanded

By - 13.12.2017

New Amnesty International report launched in Prishtina.

In-short | Albania

Flooding has forced thousands to leave their homes in Albania

By - 13.12.2017

Human activity a factor in the natural disaster.

Perspectives | Media

Fake news isn’t just an international problem

By - 13.12.2017

Kosovo is by no means exempt from the fake news phenomenon.

In-short | K2.0

K2.0 is hiring — Program Manager

By - 11.12.2017

Apply now to join the K2.0 team.

Perspectives | Transitional Justice

Reparations as a means of dealing with the past is necessary — and complex

By - 11.12.2017

In order to address needs, ‘reparations’ for wartime harm should first be understood.

In-short | Small Talk

Night against oppression: Small Talk & Music by Alush

By - 11.12.2017

Join K2.0 at our final Small Talk of the year on Dec. 13.

In-depth | Human Rights

Fighting for human rights

By , - 10.12.2017

K2.0 talks with six activists battling for change.

In-depth | Croatia

Victims buried by threats and indifference

By - 08.12.2017

ICTY judgement causes dissatisfaction, denial, and panic in Croatia.

Blogbox | Albania

Deus Ex Machina

By - 07.12.2017

A theater of industrial archaeology  in Tirana.

In-short | Education

Unequal access to education

By - 06.12.2017

Disabled children’s right to education is their most violated right.

Blogbox | Arts

The censorship of unbribability

By - 05.12.2017

Undesirable artists detained for the sake of the ruling elite’s celebration party.

In-depth | Media

A violent year for Kosovo’s journalists

By - 04.12.2017

More attacks and less freedom in 2017.

In-depth | Poverty

VIDEO: Just how equal are we?

By - 01.12.2017

Hundreds of thousands of Kosovars living in poverty.

One-on-one | Politics

Igor Stiks: Human rights are not sufficient if societies don’t change

By - 30.11.2017

Writer and publicist seeks the answer to the eternal question of ‘What can be done?’

In-depth | Democracy

The state as a political resource

By - 29.11.2017

State assets still being used to achieve political aims.

Perspectives | Whistleblowing

Kosovars need help to speak out

By - 28.11.2017

EULEX allegations raise the issue of whistleblowing.

One-on-one | LGBTI

Erik de Kruijf: It’s perfectly possible to be transgender, an LGBT activist, and a devout Catholic

By - 28.11.2017

Pride Photo Award curator speaks about the power of photography to spark acceptance.

In-depth | Civil society

Is public property just for business?

By - 27.11.2017

A new law on the use of municipal property is in the making.

In-depth | Health

Beyond the measles outbreak

By - 27.11.2017

Intractable issues that transcend health.

In-short | Local Elections 2017

Runoff process challenged in Supreme Court

By - 24.11.2017

Legal move by Vetevendosje after recount decision in Prishtina and Prizren.

In-short | Justice

Three Vetevendosje deputies arrested

By - 24.11.2017

Kurti, Haxhiu and Kadaj-Bujupi detained in tear gas case.

In-short | LGBTI

Montenegrin Army bans discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation

By - 24.11.2017

First legislation of its type in the Western Balkans.

Perspectives | Albania

Clueless and ranting: the press according to Edi Rama

By - 23.11.2017

With ongoing judicial troubles of former interior minister, Albania’s prime minister is back to attacking the press.

Blogbox | BiH

Judgement day for Mladic

By - 22.11.2017

How does it feel when justice is seen to be done?

In-depth | Music

Kosovo’s shrinking metal scene

By - 21.11.2017

Keeping the heads banging.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017

Mimoza Kusari-Lila vs Ardian Gjini

By - 17.11.2017

First woman mayor in Kosovo competes against AAK in Gjakova for third time.

In-short | LGBTI

Pride Photo Award comes to Prishtina

By - 17.11.2017

International exhibition in gallery of Faculty of Arts.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017

Agim Bahtiri vs. Valdete Idrizi

By - 17.11.2017

Businessman mayor of Mitrovica takes on former civil society member.

Perspectives | Serbia

The war is over, but war criminals remain

By - 16.11.2017

Serbia has never cleaned up its army and police from compromised war personnel.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017

Lutfi Haziri vs. Sami Kurteshi

By - 16.11.2017

A former deputy prime minister against a former ombudsperson in the race for Gjilan.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017

Muharrem Svarqa vs. Agim Aliu

By - 16.11.2017

Old rivals competing again in the race for Ferizaj.

One-on-one | Politics

Cedomir Jovanovic: If we only take care of Kosovo Serbs, we will only sacrifice them

By - 16.11.2017

Serbian opposition deputy talks of supporting Kosovo’s independence, liberal politics, and Russian meddling.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017

Shaqir Totaj vs. Mytaher Haskuka

By - 15.11.2017

Old governance and new in the race for historical Prizren.

In-depth | Elections

VIDEO: What do mayors do for us?

By - 15.11.2017

The powers that affect our daily lives.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017

Shpend Ahmeti vs. Arban Abrashi

By - 14.11.2017

Candidates from Vetevendosje and LDK stake claims for capital.

In-depth | Macedonia

Hopes for media freedoms in Macedonia

By - 10.11.2017

Is journalism now unbound after Gruevski’s fall?

In-depth | Gender Equality

Women out of work

By - 10.11.2017

Looking into Kosovar women’s absence in the labor market

Blogbox | Visa

(Almost) stuck in Thailand

By - 10.11.2017

Kosovo’s MFA needs to up its game.

In-depth | Politics

Voices in the new Prishtina Assembly

By - 09.11.2017

Freshly elected deputies from Vetevendosje, LDK, PDK and AKR talk to K2.0.

Blogbox | Arts

“Love is something you fall into”

By - 08.11.2017

Barbara Kruger and Jenny Holzer: Art as political intervention.

In-depth | Arts

The siblings painting Roma life

By - 02.11.2017

Brother-sister act seeking a studio.

Perspectives | EU

The EU continues the tradition of Other-izing the Balkans

By - 02.11.2017

Elements of Balkanism still present in communications with candidate states.

In-depth | Animals

Taking care of Albania’s animals

By - 02.11.2017

Law changes demanded after animal cruelty.

In-depth | Animals

A meat-free existence

By - 01.11.2017

A look into the world of veganism and vegetarianism.

One-on-one | Culture

Edin Zubcevic: “The destiny of culture in Bosnia and Herzegovina is a tragic one.”

By - 31.10.2017

Jazz Fest Sarajevo founder on culture in transition, fascism, and music as a universal language.

Perspectives | Recognition

Catalonia cannot be compared to Kosovo’s fight for independence

By - 27.10.2017

Why it is misleading to draw close parallels between the two.

In-depth | Culture

Singing about sworn virgins

By - 27.10.2017

Vjollca Robelli Mripa’s music explores Albanian traditions and heritage.

Perspectives | Local Elections 2017

Lessons all round after mayoral elections

By - 25.10.2017

Kosovo’s main political parties all have reasons to reflect.

In-short | Local Elections 2017

Political shakeup in mayoral elections

By - 23.10.2017

Most major cities heading to second round.

Blogbox | Culture

Fighting stigmatization on film

By - 21.10.2017

Kosovo’s latest Oscar entry tackles the aftermath of wartime sexual violence.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017

What choice for Kosovo’s Serbs?

By - 20.10.2017

Belgrade-backed Lista Srpska’s virtual monopoly.

Perspectives | Media

There is a media blackout in the ‘stabilocracy’

By - 18.10.2017

Creating a rosy media image of Serbia under the watchful eye of Aleksandar Vucic.

In-short | Local Elections 2017 | Politics

Read. Watch. Share. Engage. Vote!

By - 17.10.2017

Look again at the local with K2.0’s monograph.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017 | Politics

Do mayors keep their promises?

By - 17.10.2017

What has or hasn’t been done in the last four years in the bigger municipalities?

In-depth | Local Elections 2017 | Elections

VIDEO: Show me the (municipal) money!

By - 17.10.2017

Where do municipalities spend our money?

Monographs | Local Elections 2017 | Activism

Doing it yourself

By - 17.10.2017

How Liga Total brought football to cities without municipalities.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017 | Gender Equality

Who’s representing rural women?

By - 17.10.2017

Municipalities and candidates doing little to end isolation.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017 | Extremism

Choosing between your city and Islamic State

By - 17.10.2017

The radicalization of disconnected young people.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017 | Prishtina

Under the shadows

By - 17.10.2017

To whom it may concern.

In-depth | Local Elections 2017 | Activism

Fighting back on Facebook

By - 17.10.2017

Social media helping activists put pressure on the municipalities.

Perspectives | Local Elections 2017 | Politics

Municipalities do not have functional independence

By - 17.10.2017

Ten examples of the central level encroaching on the local.

Perspectives | Local Elections 2017 | Media

Kosovo’s digital Leviathans threaten a crisis of democracy

By - 17.10.2017

Our unchecked online culture is promoting an unhealthy personalization — and presidentialization — of politics.

One-on-one | Local Elections 2017 | Democracy

Shqiprim Lubishtani: Election observation is activism for qualitative change

By - 17.10.2017

Long-term observer discusses his engagement in the democratic process and the challenges and improvements over the years.

In-short | Local Elections 2017 | K2.0

More about this monograph

By - 17.10.2017

Looking local in Kosovo’s cities, towns and villages.

In-depth | Justice

Waiting on the Judges of the North

By - 16.10.2017

Extension of Kosovo judicial system reaches crucial step.

In-short | Elections

Election promises: Fact check

By - 14.10.2017

A look into some of this week’s boldest claims.

Perspectives | Justice

“The Snake” raises its head for the Special Court

By - 12.10.2017

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci blames the international community for his own political failures.

Perspectives | Politics

“New phase” of Kosovo-Serbia dialogue raises more questions than answers

By - 12.10.2017

Uncertain future awaits while calls for unity fall on deaf ears.

In-short | LGBTI

Balkan unity in the Pride Parade

By - 11.10.2017

LGBTI rights supporters from across region at Kosovo’s first Pride.

One-on-one | Politics

Albin Kurti: “Politics is not the art of the possible. Politics is art. Simply, art.”

By - 11.10.2017

Kosovo’s most voted deputy explains his ideas on policymaking and comments on recent developments in this election year.

One-on-one | Media

Ibrahim Nehme: Change begins in our imagination

By - 11.10.2017

Beirut-based magazine founder talks about the power of the media to provoke radical change.

Monographs | LGBTI Rights | Perspectives | LGBTI

Proud to introduce K2.0’s LGBT monograph

By - 10.10.2017

Kosovo’s first Pride should be understood for what it is — a celebration, but also a protest for fundamental human rights.

Monographs | LGBTI Rights | LGBTI

The ebb and flow of LGBT rights across the globe

By - 10.10.2017

Throughout history, the fight for LGBT rights is a story of victories and defeats.

Monographs | LGBTI Rights | LGBTI

The people pushing LGBTI rights

By - 10.10.2017

A look back over the last five years.

Monographs | LGBTI Rights | LGBTI

The people pushing LGBTI rights

By - 10.10.2017

A look back over the last five years.

In-depth | LGBTI Rights | Monographs

“Mum, Dad, I’m…”

By - 10.10.2017

Coming out in Kosovo.

Monographs | LGBTI Rights

Stepping into your true body

By - 10.10.2017

A portrait of two transgender men in transition.

In-depth | LGBTI Rights | Monographs | LGBTI

VIDEO: Gaps in the legal system on LGBTI rights

By - 10.10.2017

Legislation needs to face same-sex marriage, hate crimes, and the fluidity of gender identities.

In-depth | LGBTI Rights | Monographs | LGBTI

Letting go of prejudice

By - 10.10.2017

How five young Kosovars put homophobic views behind them.

Monographs | LGBTI Rights | LGBTI

A regional fight for rights

By - 10.10.2017

Western Balkan LGBT activism goes back decades.

Monographs | LGBTI Rights | LGBTI

Goran Miletic: Most Western Balkan politicians do not see diversity as desirable

By , - 10.10.2017

Veteran human rights activist discusses slow progress in regional LGBTI rights, defying borders and adapting activism to the internet age.

Monographs | LGBTI Rights | LGBTI

More about this monograph

By - 10.10.2017

A unique insight into the LGBTI movement.

One-on-one | Human Rights

Sian Jones: Institutions have done nothing for survivors of sexual violence — now it’s their chance to do something

By - 09.10.2017

Amnesty International’s researcher for Kosovo talks to K2.0 about war crimes, missing persons and failed justice.

In-depth | Media

Media chaos in Montenegro

By - 09.10.2017

Lack of self-regulation and political bias ruining standards.

In-short | Elections

Election promises: Fact check

By - 07.10.2017

A look into some of this week’s boldest claims.

In-short | Volume Up

Influential Lebanese magazine editor in Prishtina

By - 07.10.2017

Join K2.0 for public talk and workshop.

In-short | LGBTI

Activists announce historic Pride Parade

By - 05.10.2017

Kosovo’s first Pride to be held on October 10.

In-short | Human Rights

‘Kosovar’s grave’ exhumed in Kukes

By - 04.10.2017

Body in Albania was buried during Kosovo war.

In-short | Elections

Election promises: Fact check

By - 30.09.2017

A look into some of this week’s boldest claims.

In-depth | Migration

Refugees stranded in Sandzak

By - 29.09.2017

Hundreds stuck in inadequate camps in Serbia’s poorest region.

In-short | Education

Who’s teaching our students?

By - 28.09.2017

Educational integrity discussed at K2.0 Small Talk.

Blogbox | Gender

‘My’ mask

By - 28.09.2017

A confession about the gift that was imposed on me.

Perspectives | Society

We need to talk about violence

By - 26.09.2017

Reaction to recent youth killing ignores a deeply violent society.

Perspectives | Education

Being part of a state that does not treat you as such

By - 22.09.2017

Institutional marginalization of children with disabilities in the education sector.

In-short | Education

SMALL TALK: Who’s teaching our students? Education in focus.

By - 22.09.2017

Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 27, at 17:30 at Kosovo’s National Library in Prishtina.

In-short | Elections2017

Local Election campaigns kick off

By - 22.09.2017

A number of close contests set to take place across the country.

One-on-one | Culture

Jeton Neziraj: What is seen as shocking today will not be in the future

By - 21.09.2017

Playwright discusses his often controversial body of work.

In-depth | Government

Ten days of Kosovo’s new government

By - 20.09.2017

Ramush Haradinaj’s tenure as prime minister begins.

One-on-one | Music

Rebekah: DJing is about sharing energy

By - 19.09.2017

Techno star rock and rolls into Prishtina.

In-depth | Arts

The walls as a canvas

By - 16.09.2017

From slogans, to tagging, to street art, the world of graffiti is ever-evolving.

In-depth | BiH

Planless political threats

By - 14.09.2017

Is there a plan behind threats on the secession of Republika Srpska?

One-on-one | Politics

Korab Sejdiu: “If we consider the long term, I believe AKR made a mistake”

By - 13.09.2017

The newly independent deputy speaks about his reasons for leaving AKR and his future in politics.

Perspectives | Elections2017

Is Lista Srpska a trojan horse inside Kosovo’s statehood?

By - 13.09.2017

Kosovar government’s agenda in danger of being dictated from Belgrade

Blogbox | Politics

How (not) to Politically Campaign

By - 12.09.2017

A few tips ahead of local elections.

In-depth | Arts

To be or not to have

By - 12.09.2017

Two emerging actors on finding their feet in Kosovo’s film and theater scene.

In-short | K2.0

Intern at K2.0

By - 12.09.2017

K2.0 is looking for our next editorial intern.

In-short | Government

Ramush Haradinaj takes up the role of Prime Minister

By - 10.09.2017

Extraordinary session held after the constitution of the Haradinaj government.

One-on-one | Culture

Flaka Jahaj & Bonne Reijn: Fashion needs to go back to the zero point

By - 07.09.2017

Traditional Kosovar knitwear meets 21st century designs.

In-short | Elections2017

Kosovo’s Assembly finally chooses its president

By , - 07.09.2017

Establishing new institutions unblocked by late night agreements.

In-short | Human Rights

Over 70 new cases of sexual harassment

By - 07.09.2017

Prishtina the city with the highest number of reports according to “EcShlire” app.

In-short | Sports

A year without victory

By - 06.09.2017

Kosovo’s struggles on the football pitch continue.

Perspectives | Diaspora

Why the Kosovar diaspora is more conservative and why this is important

By - 05.09.2017

Changing the diaspora mindset could help Kosovo progress.

One-on-one | Arts

Sokol Beqiri: If an artist has a mission, it’s to testify that there is no art

By - 05.09.2017

Peja based artist returns a decade after denouncing art as a medium.

In-depth | #OneInADozen

Fires burn on across Balkans

By - 04.09.2017

Widespread wildfires in Albania, Croatia, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Montenegro.

In-depth | Missing persons

Behind the shadows of the past

By - 30.08.2017

Talk of reconciliation before victims know the truth.

Perspectives | Missing persons

The truth about many disappeared persons is still a long way off

By - 30.08.2017

The creation of political institutions needs to be backed up by political will.

Perspectives | Missing persons

It’s about time to seriously talk about war crimes and more

By - 30.08.2017

As a society, we can’t afford to continue ignoring the crimes committed during the ’90s in Kosovo.

In-depth | Albania

Trouble at sea

By - 28.08.2017

Summer deaths cause concerns over Albanian beach safety.

One-on-one | Albania

Edi Hila: I want to talk about my art, not the regime

By - 25.08.2017

Albanian artist discusses his participation at documenta 14.

In-short | Arts

Autostrada Biennale explores borders

By - 25.08.2017

Kosovo’s first contemporary art biennale held in Prizren.

In-depth | Politics

Political crisis costs

By - 24.08.2017

Kosovo missing out during post-election delays.

In-short | Elections2017

PAN returns without nomination

By , - 24.08.2017

Assembly remains blocked as no president proposed.

Blogbox | Democracy

Russia’s interest in Kosovo’s elections

By - 23.08.2017

Moscow is closely watching uncertainty and challenges.

In-depth | Human Rights

The forgotten Porajmos

By - 22.08.2017

Remembering the Romani Holocaust.

Blogbox | Albania

The secrets of the House of Leaves

By - 22.08.2017

A love story from the time of secrets.

Blogbox | Music

Dreams of freedom

By - 20.08.2017

The art of Andrra: a method for tackling gender discrimination.

In-depth | Culture

Rewriting history

By - 19.08.2017

How socialist Yugoslavia’s legacy is being removed from the landscape.

Perspectives | Interpol

Kosovo’s Interpol membership is far from assured

By - 18.08.2017

As UN General Assembly vote approaches, does Kosovo have the support?

In-short | Media

Attack on journalist widely condemned

By - 17.08.2017

Insajderi director beaten outside his apartment.

Perspectives | Extremism

Trump emboldens far-right extremists who are now more powerful than ever

By - 16.08.2017

Condemning neo-Nazis is one area we should all be able to agree upon.

In-short | Film

Questioning the Lord of the House

By - 15.08.2017

New documentary explores gender roles in a changing society.

Perspectives | Politics

The traitors’ clique

By - 15.08.2017

Statement by the War Veterans’ Organization of the Kosovo Liberation Army: Who is to blame?

In-depth | Culture

Why should we protect our cultural heritage?

By - 14.08.2017

Memory, identity and economic development as key pillars.

In-short | Elections2017

PAN keeps up Assembly boycott

By - 14.08.2017

Fifth attempt to elect Assembly president fails.

In-short | DokuFest 2017

DokuFest 2017: That’s a wrap!

By - 12.08.2017

This year’s festival draws to a close, leaving behind a sense of optimism.

In-short | DokuFest 2017

Travis Wilkerson on the search for art in activism

By - 12.08.2017

Radical filmmaker shares his perspective at DokuFest.

Blogbox | DokuFest 2017

Faking it So Real

By - 11.08.2017

K2.0 loses its grip on the truth.

In-short | DokuFest 2017

DokuFest: The Selectors’ Selections II

By - 11.08.2017

Team behind the festival pick out the highlights of closing two days.

Blogbox | DokuFest 2017

Visions of the Future: DokuNights

By - 10.08.2017

What the future looks like at 5 a.m.

In-short | Elections2017

PAN continue to block Assembly

By , - 10.08.2017

Fourth failed attempt to elect Assembly speaker.

In-depth | Police

Dying on the roads

By - 10.08.2017

Demand for action as fatal accidents spike.

In-short | DokuFest 2017

Watching your own life on the big screen

By - 09.08.2017

“Me dasht, me dasht, me dasht” premieres at Dokufest.

One-on-one | DokuFest 2017

Morten Traavik: ex-Yugoslav industrial music is a better alternative to drone bombing

By - 09.08.2017

“Liberation Day” director talks North Korea, boycotts, ‘TotalKunst’ and Yugoslavia.

In-short | DokuFest 2017

DokuFest: The people’s picks

By - 08.08.2017

Which films have had biggest impact on festivalgoers?

One-on-one | DokuFest 2017

Mohamedsalem Werad: Western Sahara is in two passive wars, liberating the country and building it

By - 08.08.2017

Saharawi activist talks to K2.0 about resistance in “Africa’s last colony.”

In-short | DokuFest 2017

Photography as street art

By - 07.08.2017

Prizren’s city walls get a photographic makeover from DokuPhoto workshop.

One-on-one | DokuFest 2017

Robert Bisha: Folk Music is people telling things as they are

By - 07.08.2017

Pianist discusses blurring the lines of the traditional and the experimental.

In-short | DokuFest 2017

Visions of the future: DokuTech

By - 06.08.2017

K2.0 asks DokuFest attendees to look into the unknown.

Blogbox | DokuFest 2017

Diving into a virtual world

By - 05.08.2017

K2.0 explores the Virtual Reality cinema at DokuFest.

In-depth | Energy

Kosovo’s energy ‘crisis’ explained

By - 05.08.2017

Cutting through the energy confusion.

In-depth | DokuFest 2017

Lumbardhi: What it means to evolve

By - 04.08.2017

The story of Prizren’s historic cinema.

In-short | Elections2017

PAN absence blocks Assembly

By - 04.08.2017

Inaugural Assembly session postponed once again.

In-short | DokuFest 2017

DokuFest: The selectors’ selections

By - 04.08.2017

Team behind the festival pick out this weekend’s highlights.

In-short | DokuFest 2017

The future is coming to DokuFest

By - 04.08.2017

Starting tonight, Kosovo's biggest film festival stares into the great unknown.

In-short | Elections2017

Inaugural Assembly session paused after confusion

By , - 03.08.2017

Chairman error leads to accidental break.

In-depth | Architecture

Safety in the city

By - 02.08.2017

Is Prishtina prepared for a manmade or natural disaster?

One-on-one | Film

Lucinda Coxon: Anybody talking about their film’s success has also had a huge amount of failure

By - 01.08.2017

“The Danish Girl” screenwriter talks killing characters, theater vs. film and disruptive childhoods.

In-depth | Politics

First-time deputies

By - 31.07.2017

Meet some of the novices entering Kosovo’s Assembly.

Perspectives | Justice

Serbia’s poorest are being forcibly evicted by businessmen dressed as public officials

By - 28.07.2017

State-backed enforcement agents fronting class war against the vulnerable.

In-depth | Albania

Making art in Hoxha’s Albania

By - 27.07.2017

“Socialist realism did not depict life as it was, but life as it was supposed to be.”

Perspectives | Justice

Specialist Chambers should learn from past experiences on witness testimonies

By - 27.07.2017

Why Rule 155 may be about to enter our daily discourse.

In-depth | Montenegro

The ecological state?

By - 24.07.2017

Montenegro's innovative idea has no serious intent.

In-short | Film

Oscar winner brings insight to Kosovo

By - 21.07.2017

Crash director Paul Haggis spends the week in Prishtina.

Blogbox | Film

Little brother’s watching you

By - 21.07.2017

Watching your brother's film in the heart of Prishtina.

One-on-one | Arts

Molly Kleiman: How can we take a conversation and translate it into other spaces, other times?

By - 18.07.2017

Editorial Director of New York’s ‘Triple Canopy’ publication discusses the magazine in the modern world.

In-depth | Sports

Bringing back the golden age

By - 17.07.2017

How can Kosovo’s football clubs improve their performance in European competition?

In-depth | Protests

Troublemakers in Vucic-land

By , - 17.07.2017

What went wrong with the biggest protests in Serbia since the 90s?

In-short | EU

What does ‘Europeanization’ mean for Kosovo?

By - 14.07.2017

K2.0’s latest event discusses Kosovo’s relationship with the European Union.

Perspectives | Justice

Why do people stand by while others are in danger?

By - 13.07.2017

A look at the bystander effect and whether the law can increase interventions.

One-on-one | Arts

Lala Meredith-Vula: Kosovo’s landscapes seemed to me like paintings

By - 12.07.2017

Photographer brings rural Kosovo to global exhibition.

In-short | Arts

New alternative gallery opens in Mitrovica

By - 11.07.2017

‘Mitrovica Matter’ exhibition launches new art space.

One-on-one | EU

Francis Fukuyama: It’s easy to return to old habits once inside the EU

By - 11.07.2017

Political economist talks to K2.0 about outside powers in the Balkans, EU accession and the power of capitalism.

In-short | Small Talk

Small Talks: “Evropa” — at what cost?

By - 11.07.2017

Join us at Dit' e Nat' on Thursday, July 13, at 18:00.

Perspectives | Albania

To vote or not to vote in the Rama era?

By - 07.07.2017

Albanian democracy needs a challenger to its undisputed leader.

In-depth | Culture

A summer of festivals

By , - 06.07.2017

Your guide to what’s coming up in Kosovo.

One-on-one | Elections 2017 | Politics

Shkelzen Gashi: If VV comes to power, maybe only Kurti will remain uncorrupt

By - 04.07.2017

One of Vetevendosje’s co-founders, alongside Albin Kurti, speaks about its growth during elections, its past mistakes and their being ill prepared to govern.

In-short | K2.0

How do we reclaim Prishtina’s common grounds?

By - 04.07.2017

K2.0’s latest event discusses revitalizing public space.

In-short | Elections2017

Official election results announced

By - 29.06.2017

PAN 39 deputies, Vetevendosje 32, LAA 29.

In-short | Human Rights

Human trafficking continues in Kosovo

By - 29.06.2017

New report suggests some progress from previous years.

In-depth | Montenegro

Blooming blog culture in Balkans

By - 29.06.2017

Rapid rise in number of Montenegrin social network users.

In-short | K2.0

Reclaiming common grounds for Prishtina

By - 29.06.2017

Join up for an in-depth conversation.

In-depth | Culture

The cultural festival defying nationalism

By - 29.06.2017

Voices from this year’s Miredita, dobar dan!

In-depth | BiH

Pupils lead education (r)evolution in BiH

By - 24.06.2017

School pupils launch nationwide campaign to end segregated education.

In-depth | Privacy rights

Keeping things private on Facebook

By - 23.06.2017

How to keep your information out of the wrong hands.

Blogbox | Health

We need to talk about mental health

By - 23.06.2017

Why do Kosovars see discussions about emotional and mental issues as taboo?

In-depth | Albania

Demagogy over ideology in Albania’s elections

By - 23.06.2017

Genuine political programs absent as Albania goes to polls.

In-short | Albania

Mass firing of civil servants in Albania

By - 23.06.2017

Public officials removed for alleged contributions to electoral campaigns.

In-short | Privacy rights

A digital war against extremism?

By - 22.06.2017

Experts gather in Prishtina to discuss using the internet against terrorists.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Diaspora

Kosovo diaspora dreams of political change

By - 21.06.2017

The Kosovars abroad calling for a functioning social democracy.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Elections2017

The collapse of political strongholds

By - 19.06.2017

Changes in voting trends in Ferizaj, Kacanik and Fushe Kosove.

In-depth | Greece

Lost in the Macedonian name game

By - 17.06.2017

Macedonia and Greece ready to negotiate on 25 years long dispute.

In-depth | Montenegro

Montenegro-Russian relations deteriorate

By - 15.06.2017

Years of sanctions, countermeasures, bans, protest notes.

In-short | Elections 2017 | Democracy

Elections: What happens next?

By , - 14.06.2017

All you need to know as political negotiations begin.

In-short | Privacy rights

Prishtina debates digital rights

By - 14.06.2017

Conference highlights issues surrounding data privacy and exploitation.

In-depth | Culture

Life after midnight

By - 14.06.2017

Prishtina’s original partystarters discuss the city’s clubbing scene now and then.

Perspectives | Elections 2017 | Democracy

We don’t yet know who will form Kosovo’s government, but it is clear that citizens voted for change

By - 12.06.2017

Politicians from all parties should pay careful attention to yesterday’s shock results.

In-short | Elections 2017 | Democracy

Opposition rise as Kosovars punish ruling parties

By - 12.06.2017

This is a live story that is being updated.

In-short | Tech

DOKU:TECH returns

By - 10.06.2017

Preparing for the new world order.

In-short | Elections 2017 | TWIK

Votes for pitalka

By - 09.06.2017

The final installment of election season.

In-short | Elections 2017 | Democracy

Serbs divided in Kosovo elections

By - 09.06.2017

Serb political parties depending on Belgrade support.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Environment

Big Election Issues: Environment

By - 09.06.2017

How to clean up Kosovo’s air

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Corruption

Big Election Issues: Corruption

By - 09.06.2017

Who will stop the mafia in Kosovo?

Perspectives | Elections 2017 | Democracy

We need to insist on elections fought on substance

By - 09.06.2017

Democracy is not about changing leaders but exchanging, and fighting for, ideas.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Democracy

Nothing to vote for!

By - 08.06.2017

Meeting potential voters in disaffected Dukagjini region.

Blogbox | Elections 2017 | Corruption

Make your vote count to fight corruption

By - 07.06.2017

Now is the time to demand an end to the corrupt practices holding Kosovo back.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Culture

Big Election Issues: Culture

By - 06.06.2017

How to enrich Kosovo’s cultural life.

Blogbox | Elections 2017 | Education

Thousands of women will be denied their vote in Sunday’s election

By - 06.06.2017

When men hijack women’s votes, internationals criticize ‘family voting’ and the core problem is overlooked by all.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Elections2017

Big Election Issues: LGBTI rights

By - 05.06.2017

How to ensure everyone is treated equally

In-short | Elections 2017 | Democracy

Three cheers for peaceful Rambo!

By - 03.06.2017

More highlights from election season.

Perspectives | Elections 2017 | Democracy

The “female fund” is a farce for Kosovar politics

By - 03.06.2017

We must vote for women, not because they are women, but because of their political convictions that advance the position of women.

Perspectives | Elections 2017 | Elections2017

Political party funding in Kosovo

By - 02.06.2017

No independent auditing and clientelist connections.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Elections2017

Big election issues: Sports

By - 01.06.2017

How will sport grow in Kosovo post-recognition?

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Democracy

Fears of a repeat of 2010

By - 01.06.2017

Lack of time and pre-election coalitions mean monitors are warning of misconduct on election day.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Elections2017

Big election issues: Health

By - 31.05.2017

How to cover the cost of health care.

In-depth | Education

Evolution under investigation

By - 31.05.2017

Serbia discusses how humankind came into being.

Perspectives | Justice

Years go by, justice falls behind

By - 30.05.2017

The Constitutional Court misses golden opportunity.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Elections2017

Big Election Issues: Gender Equality

By - 30.05.2017

How to create a more equal society.

Blogbox | Diaspora

A toast to the diaspora

By - 28.05.2017

Drinking to forget, pretend, accept, and ignore.

In-short | Elections 2017 | Democracy

“We are all the same shit”

By - 27.05.2017

The last seven days of election season.

Blogbox | Elections 2017 | Democracy

2007 vs 2017

By - 27.05.2017

A few things to consider before casting your vote.

In-depth | Sports

Kosovo’s hiking boom

By - 26.05.2017

How Sunday trips to the mountains became the country’s favorite pastime.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Elections2017

Big election issues: Army

By - 26.05.2017

How to turn the Kosovo Security Force into Kosovo’s Army?

In-short | Justice

Sali Mekaj’s indictment up for review

By - 25.05.2017

Appeals court allows its former head to object to his indictment

Perspectives | BiH

Life in Bosnia’s eternal status quo

By - 25.05.2017

Controlled chaos and frozen conflicts 22 years after the war.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Education

Big election issues: Education

By - 25.05.2017

How to fix a broken system.

In-short | Sports

Cross-legged on top of the world

By - 24.05.2017

First Albanian woman, and first Kosovar club expedition reach the summit of Mount Everest.

In-depth | Justice

Between court models

By - 24.05.2017

The Specialist Chambers to work with a hybrid approach.

In-depth | Elections 2017 | Elections2017

The big election issues: Unemployment

By - 23.05.2017

How to get people back into work.

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

Media blackout on Sali Mekaj

By - 22.05.2017

Corruption trial of Appeals Court head continues behind closed doors.

In-depth | Copyright

For the author or for everyone?

By - 22.05.2017

Claims over the rights to intellectual property divide activists and the state.

Blogbox | Activism

Resistance to the conservative revolution in Croatia

By - 22.05.2017

Feminist action against ultra-conservative ideas.

One-on-one | Culture

Damir Imamovic: “If someone expects a sevdah singer to stay put, I won’t be their favorite sevdah singer”

By - 19.05.2017

Performer and sevdah theorist talks music, politics, nationalism, and tradition.

One-on-one | LGBTI

Fortesa Kadriu: “Non acceptance and stigmatization in society endangers mental health”

By - 17.05.2017

Psychologist discusses mental health services for LGBT persons.

Perspectives | Democracy

Kosovo politics is entering a Machiavellian era

By - 17.05.2017

New coalition between PDK, AAK and NISMA can only increase apathy among the electorate.

Blogbox | BiH

No return to invisibility!

By - 17.05.2017

Continuing the long and endless road toward equality for all.

In-short | Sexual Violence

New memory book on wartime sexual violence

By - 16.05.2017

Ten survivors tell their personal stories.

One-on-one | Culture

Hamed Abboud: The whole function of literature has changed for me now

By - 16.05.2017

Syrian poet on how his experiences as a refugee have transformed his work.

Blogbox | Fiction

The masks

By - 15.05.2017

Macedonian Politics in the fifth dimension.

In-short | K2.0

Architectural heritage focus of latest Small Talk

By - 13.05.2017

‘Destroy the old; build the new?’

In-short | K2.0

K2.0 is hiring — Western Balkans Correspondents

By - 11.05.2017

Seeking reporters in Albania, Macedonia and Montenegro.

In-short | Elections

Kosovo heading to early elections

By - 10.05.2017

Assembly dissolved as motion of no confidence passes.

In-short | Culture

Celebrations mark Gorani Day

By - 09.05.2017

Thousands attend festivities in foothills of Sharri Mountains.

In-short | K2.0

Role of whistleblowers discussed

By - 09.05.2017

K2.0’s latest discussion focused on those who expose wrongdoing.

In-short | Architecture

Small Talk: Destroy the old, build the new?

By - 08.05.2017

Join us at K2.0 on Thursday, May 11, at 17:30.

In-depth | Specialist Chambers

Unconstitutional rules at the Specialist Chambers

By - 08.05.2017

Why the rules on procedure and evidence were returned for revision.

In-depth | Music

Two musical duos lighting up Kosovo’s underground

By - 06.05.2017

Tandem and X-Rated Self Love look beyond the wall.

Perspectives | Macedonia

The scapegoat of Greater Albania amid rising tensions in Macedonia

By - 05.05.2017

Nationalist narrative used to stigmatize the minority.

In-depth | Media

Press freedoms in decline

By - 03.05.2017

Regional media targeted by politicians frantically struggling to survive.

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

What’s happening with health insurance?

By - 03.05.2017

Premium collection set to begin despite lack of public information.

In-depth | Media

Whistleblowing to the press

By - 03.05.2017

Exposing wrongdoing and making information public.

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

Re-integrating victims of domestic violence

By - 02.05.2017

Shelters picking up the pieces of state failures.

One-on-one | #IWantToKnow

Jusuf Azemi: Kosovo’s economy is based on the backs of oppressed workers

By - 01.05.2017

Head of Independent Trade Union of the Private Sector says that workers rights have seen no improvement in Kosovo since the 1900s.

One-on-one | #IWantToKnow

Shpend Ahmeti: I want to be measured on the extent to which Prishtina exists for its citizens

By - 30.04.2017

Prishtina’s mayor discusses his first term in office and looks to the future in this election year.

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

A street dog’s life

By - 29.04.2017

How does Kosovo treat its street dogs?

Perspectives | Macedonia

Macedonia’s citizens will not be drawn into another armed conflict

By - 28.04.2017

The majority of citizens can see through the mirage of consociational feudalism.

In-short | Politics

French court refuses to extradite Ramush Haradinaj to Serbia

By - 27.04.2017

Former KLA commander free to return to Kosovo.

In-depth | Minority Rights

Minority Political Representation: Bosniaks

By - 24.04.2017

Second of a 5-part focus on those representing Kosovo’s minorities.

Blogbox | Albania

Last days to halt hydropower construction in Valbona

By - 22.04.2017

The clock is ticking to save National Park in Albania.

In-depth | Politics

Nationalists who speak different languages understand each other the best

By - 21.04.2017

Declaration on a common language has caused a fiery reaction.

In-depth | Minority Rights

Minority political representation: Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians

By - 19.04.2017

First of a 5-part focus on those representing Kosovo’s minorities.

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

Infrastructure blocked for people with disabilities

By - 19.04.2017

Tens of thousands unable to access buildings, streets and services.

In-depth | Disabilities

Down syndrome community raises its voice

By - 14.04.2017

Diagnoses, jobs and health care in short supply.

In-short | Domestic Violence

Outrage at sentence for Zejnepe Berisha’s murderer

By - 13.04.2017

Activists demand extension of 12 year sentence.

One-on-one | Culture

Alberta Troni: “We can see how thirsty the youth of Kosovo are for classical music”

By - 13.04.2017

Ahead of their duet at Prishtina’s Chopin Piano Fest, pianist Alberta Troni and cellist Karel Bredenhorst discuss the universal language of music.

One-on-one | #IWantToKnow

Drita Hajdari: Without cooperation with Serbia, it is impossible to bring justice for war crimes

By - 13.04.2017

Special prosecutor discusses the challenges of prosecuting war crimes when the majority of suspects are unobtainable to state institutions.

Blogbox | Transitional Justice

How can Kosovo deal with the wartime past?

By - 12.04.2017

A different approach can find new answers.

One-on-one | Culture

Ares Shporta: “No one will just give things to us — we must take them, demand them”

By - 09.04.2017

Lumbardhi Foundation’s executive director discusses the struggle to create a cultural hub in Kosovo.

In-depth | Culture

More than just a Roma Day

By - 08.04.2017

Five Roma activists talk culture, rights and discrimination.

Blogbox | Protests

Just keep walking: Serbian Spring 2.0

By - 08.04.2017

More and more people are joining protests across Serbia demanding Vucic goes.

In-short | K2.0

Apply now for K2.0’s video journalism course

By - 07.04.2017

New video production opportunity.

Perspectives | Human Rights

I need something less than a National Day

By - 07.04.2017

‘Kosovo National Roma Day’ is a ridiculous circus that helps no one.

Perspectives | Elections

Aleksandar Vucic’s cheapest — and most expensive — votes were from Kosovo

By - 07.04.2017

Hashim Thaci and Aleksandar Vucic are on their way to Brussels.

In-short | Culture

“The Dark” provides immersive musical experience

By - 05.04.2017

Experimental opera performance shows potential of abandoned spaces.

One-on-one | Culture

Alketa Xhafa Mripa: This need to be the voice for the voiceless is just doing my bit as a human being

By - 05.04.2017

Conceptual artist talks refugees, cups of tea and being inspired by her father.

Perspectives | Elections

Vucic’s victory leads Serbia towards autocracy

By - 04.04.2017

Serbia’s newly elected president may lead the country on the same path as Turkey or Russia.

Perspectives | Army

Kosovo’s army’s uncertain path

By - 04.04.2017

Hashim Thaci’s game is more likely to trigger elections in Kosovo than to transform KSF into Kosovo’s army this year.

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

Focussing the camera

By - 03.04.2017

Does Kosovo’s film industry tell too many stories of war?

In-depth | Culture

Not another supermarket

By - 30.03.2017

Arts NGO Anibar’s fight against the privatization of Kino Jusuf Gervalla.

One-on-one | Culture

Taste2: My music is a form of protest against the evils in this country

By - 29.03.2017

Rapper says he contributes to Kosovar society through music that is against those who are “lying to the people.”

In-depth | Sports

Hope in defeat

By - 27.03.2017

Much promise and lessons to learn from Kosovo’s match with Iceland.

Perspectives | Media

Political and economic interests in media ownership are squeezing Kosovar journalism

By - 27.03.2017

New and old ownership models present their own challenges to quality independent reporting.

Blogbox | Refugees

Running to live

By - 23.03.2017

NATO's intervention brought hope, but also retaliation, forcing many to flee their homes.

In-short | Architecture

The architects aiming for social impact

By - 23.03.2017

Small studio set up by eight recent graduates.

In-depth | Justice

The deserter prosecuted for war crimes

By - 22.03.2017

The story of Sinan Morina, extradited to Serbia on war crimes charges.  

In-short | Small Talk

What next for sports in Kosovo?

By - 22.03.2017

Post-recognition era sports discussed in K2.0 Small Talk.

One-on-one | Arts

Odile Burluraux: Artists can contribute to thinking differently and raising questions

By - 20.03.2017

Curators Odile Burluraux and Jessica Castex discuss the exhibiting of Hayoun Kwon’s virtual reality artwork, “489 Years,” at Kosovo’s National Gallery.

Sports | Monograph

The history makers

By - 16.03.2017

After years of seeking recognition, Kosovo’s first ever world cup qualification campaign began with a roller coaster 36 hours on the Finnish coast.

Sports | Monograph

Stepping into Kosovar sport’s post-recognition age

By - 16.03.2017

Welcome to K2.0’s monograph on sports — a note from the editor.

Sports | Monograph

The halls of power

By - 16.03.2017

Kosovo’s sports federations have won the battle to be recognized, but are they serving the country’s sportspeople?

Sports | Monograph

The homes of Kosovar sport

By , - 16.03.2017

A look inside the places that house Kosovo sport, including both its history and future.

Sports | Monograph

No state support, no sport

By - 16.03.2017

What has the Kosovo government ever done for sport?

Sports | Monograph

Grappling with greatness

By - 16.03.2017

The latest judo star from the Ippon Club in Peja knows exactly what it takes to beat a current Olympic champion. She trains with one every day.

Sports | Monograph

Following in the footsteps of champions

By - 16.03.2017

As the women’s national football team play their first competitive matches, they can take inspiration from two superstars of the European game.

Sports | Monograph

Are we one?

By - 16.03.2017

For years, sport united ethnic Albanians scattered among states around the world, but Kosovo’s sporting recognition has complicated matters.

In-short | Media

Journalists invited to apply for award

By - 15.03.2017

Investigative journalism competition open call announced.

One-on-one | EU

Mimoza Ahmetaj: The Balkans is a fragile region that is continuously influenced by external powers

By - 15.03.2017

New Minister of European Integration says the EU has a bright future, there is no plan B for Kosovo and border demarcation with Montenegro must pass in the Assembly.

In-short | Small Talk

Small Talk: Run Kosovo, run!

By - 14.03.2017

The ball’s now in our court — let’s grow Kosovar sport.

One-on-one | Arts

Astrit Ismaili: Bodies are just bodies — free the nipple!

By - 13.03.2017

Conceptual artist discusses performance art, rebellion and body expressionism.

Blogbox | Media

Lirindja invites us to pay homage to Rilindja

By - 10.03.2017

Zine’s fourth issue brings us the history of Kosovo’s first printing house.

In-depth | Human Rights

Anita Mitic — living life as an activist

By - 09.03.2017

The Belgrade human rights campaigner who keeps speaking out.

In-short | Security

Kosovo takes new steps towards establishing its army

By - 07.03.2017

President Thaci bypasses Constitution to push progress.

Perspectives | Macedonia

Macedonia’s crisis is internal and must be solved by the politics of de-escalation

By - 07.03.2017

Regardless of the president’s unconstitutional actions, legal solutions are not the answer.

In-short | Gender Equality

Kosovo to mark International Women’s Day

By - 07.03.2017

Full day of activities planned for March 8.

In-depth | Justice

Understanding Kosovo’s ‘special court’

By - 06.03.2017

Specialist Chambers and Specialist Prosecutor’s Office explained.

In-short | Culture

Regional project promotes reconciliation through writing

By - 03.03.2017

Short stories by authors from former-Yugoslavia aim to reconcile the bad blood between nations.

Perspectives | Reconciliation

Reconciliation is not cool

By - 03.03.2017

The reconciliation process began too early in Kosovo, now it is derided as a joke.

One-on-one | Culture

Daniel Mulloy: “Any film you could make anywhere else you could make in Kosovo”

By - 03.03.2017

BAFTA winner talks refugee crisis, Kosovar cinema and his favorite 'cajtores' with K2.0.

In-depth | Culture

Leaving something beautiful behind

By - 01.03.2017

Has Kosovo progressed in preserving cultural heritage?

Perspectives | Reconciliation

The president must be careful when establishing a Truth and Reconciliation Commission

By - 28.02.2017

Hashim Thaci’s second attempt at discovering the truth about the past must be better than his first.

In-depth | Mitrovica

Beyond walls and bridges

By - 28.02.2017

The Mitrovica citizens who are tired of being used as political pawns.

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

Returning to invest

By - 23.02.2017

Diaspora invests millions in Kosovo but the potential is underutilized.

Perspectives | Politics

Brussels based talks are a ‘Dialogue of the Deaf’

By - 23.02.2017

The EU-mediated negotiations between Kosovo and Serbia have become obstructed. How can they progress in 2017?

Perspectives | Independence

Flagging and banal nationalism confirm Kosovo’s statehood, but that’s not the full picture

By - 22.02.2017

While recent success in the sporting arena has helped to increase affinity to the Kosovo flag, Kosovar identity remains complex and nuanced.

In-depth | Privacy rights

Internet — forget me!

By - 21.02.2017

How to stop search engines displaying embarrassing results about you.

In-depth | Independence

A guide for a 9-year-old kid

By - 17.02.2017

How to survive in the neighborhood.

In-depth | Independence

Growing up with the state

By - 17.02.2017

The generation of ’98-’99 on Kosovo’s independence.

Perspectives | Democracy

‘Copy paste’ Independence Day

By - 16.02.2017

As Kosovo marks another Independence Day, it has many familiar problems — but it can start to move beyond them if citizens are placed at the heart of the country’s democracy.

Perspectives | Media

Journalistic ethics are being forgotten in order to get more clicks

By - 16.02.2017

Media outlets publishing video footage of a woman burning in the flames of a Sarajevo fire is the latest example of broken principles.

In-depth | #IWantToKnow

Suffering in silence

By - 14.02.2017

Domestic violence victims struggle for support — and survival.

One-on-one | Environment

Uta Ibrahimi: Trekking in the Himalayas made me realize how small we humans are

By - 11.02.2017

Outdoor enthusiast on testing herself to the limit by negotiating perilous falls, altitude sickness and fearsome yetis!

Blogbox | Environment

Children poisoned by pollution

By - 10.02.2017

New measures of air pollution in Prishtina.

Blogbox | Security

The victims of ever-changing threats to peace are innocent civilians

By - 10.02.2017

Evolution of global security threats has also affected warfare methods.

In-depth | Justice

Appeals underway for Kosovars on Interpol list

By - 09.02.2017

Haradinaj one of 20 appeals submitted to Interpol in December 2016.

Perspectives | Protests

What can Kosovo learn from the latest developments in Romania?

By - 07.02.2017

In an evolving democracy, the popular vote cannot legitimize corruption.

One-on-one | Arts

Fitore Berisha: Bringing out my horns through artistic protest

By - 06.02.2017

Artist talks about using art as therapy, revolt and empowerment.

In-short | K2.0

K2.0 commenting principles

By - 06.02.2017

Having your say on K2.0 content.

In-short | Mitrovica

Mitrovica wall comes down

By - 06.02.2017

New plans revealed for revitalization of Ibar Bridge area.

Perspectives | Government

Is it time for unity representation in Brussels?

By - 01.02.2017

K2.0 explores the increasing calls to redesign the Kosovo-Serbia dialogue process.

Perspectives | Media

Kosovar journalists need to demand implementation of their access to information rights

By - 31.01.2017

In Kosovo, access to information is well guaranteed in theory — in practise it’s a different story.

In-depth | Justice

Surveillance included as evidence against Vetvendosje activists

By - 26.01.2017

Initial blows traded in tense court session.

In-short | K2.0

K2.0 is hiring — regional editor

By - 26.01.2017

Apply now to join the K2.0 team.

Perspectives | Media

Journalism is dead, long live the vox populi!

By - 24.01.2017

For liberal democracy as we know it, the decline of professional journalism is certainly bad news — without it, vocal majorities dictate political decisions increasingly rooted in extreme, intolerant values.

In-short | Reconciliation

Brussels dialogue continues amid increased tensions

By - 24.01.2017

EU facilitating today’s meeting between leaders of Kosovo and Serbia.

In-short | Culture

#KosovoInUnesco — Hashtag or real will?

By - 23.01.2017

K2.0 organizes discussion on Kosovo's reapplication in UNESCO.

One-on-one | Music

Shpat Deda sings his song “Ninullë,” dedicated to his grandmother

By - 21.01.2017

Shpat Deda’s new project, which involves a song and a music video, was published on Friday.

In-depth | Reconciliation

A drive to Serbia’s election campaign

By - 20.01.2017

In Belgrade, the controversial train has been met with plenty of scepticism.

In-short | Human Rights

Kosovars to join historic global Women’s March

By - 20.01.2017

Millions expected to demonstrate for rights following Trump’s inauguration.

Perspectives | Politics

Reviving the rhetoric of the past

By - 19.01.2017

The language coming from Belgrade this week has been reminiscent of dark days in Kosovo.

In-short | Politics

Questions remain over Thaci’s role in train stop

By - 18.01.2017

President may have acted unconstitutionally if he issued order to Kosovo Police.

In-depth | Politics

One train and much tension

By - 15.01.2017

Controversial train turns back to Belgrade, but tensions remain.

In-depth | Arts

Haveit — the Powerpuff Girls of Prishtina

By - 13.01.2017

Activism through public art performances.

One-on-one | Music

ANDRRA: Exploring Albanian rhapsodies gives meaning to my parents’ pasts and my own future

By - 13.01.2017

Chart-topping music artist discusses her upcoming album, folk music by women and cultural conformity.

In-short | Politics

France delays decision on Haradinaj extradition request

By - 12.01.2017

Former KLA commander remanded on bail while all evidence considered.

In-short | Politics

Kosovo Assembly united in condemning Haradinaj arrest

By - 11.01.2017

Escalated political tensions with Serbia over historical warrants.

Perspectives | Protests

Make 2017 the Year of Resistance

By - 30.12.2016

After this most difficult of political years, it’s time for engagement and action.

Perspectives | Sports

Dizzying highs, sobering defeats and final recognitions in a landmark year for Kosovo sport

By - 28.12.2016

From Olympic glory to Kosovo’s first ever world cup qualifier, 2016 will live long in the sporting memory.

Perspectives | Human Rights

All talk, no action: Human Rights in Kosovo in 2016

By - 27.12.2016

Though rhetoric has been positive, little benefit has been felt by Kosovo’s vulnerable communities this year.

Perspectives | Culture

Conjuring the powers of art and culture

By - 26.12.2016

A summary of a year's work in culture: improving the image of Kosovo.

Perspectives | Independence

A view on Kosovo politics in 2016

By - 26.12.2016

A year of obstacles and protests.

In-depth | LGBTI

“What if we’re not lesbians, but we’re something else?”

By - 21.12.2016

A long journey to accepting transgender identity.

Perspectives | Media

The emerging illiterate class is hooked on Facebook videos – and that’s good news for demagogues

By - 21.12.2016

Millennials communicate through emojis, bringing forth a new form of over-simplified, emotional news.

In-depth | Education

Equal education, only on paper

By - 20.12.2016

Kosovar girls not being provided skills for equal labor force participation.

In-depth | Politics

Kosovo’s next political generation?

By - 19.12.2016

Young political activists preparing for the big stage.

Blogbox | Fiction

A proud shepherd

By - 16.12.2016

A short story.

In-short | Small Talk

Public accountability discussed in K2.0 Small Talk

By - 15.12.2016

Public event part of #PoDuMeDite campaign.

Perspectives | Macedonia

Albanian Parties may potentially become kingmakers in forming the next Macedonian government

By - 14.12.2016

Complex and possibly futile negotiations lie in wait after inconclusive election results.

Perspectives | Civil society

Kosovo’s civil society is a product of its post-war roots

By - 14.12.2016

The transition to democracy is never straightforward for any state, but in post-war Kosovo — initially under an international protectorate — the challenges have been multiplied.

Blogbox | Education

In the aftermath of PISA

By - 14.12.2016

We need to reflect on the problems in Kosovo’s education system and finally reform it for the better.

In-depth | Gender Equality

Going it alone

By - 13.12.2016

Single mothers face social stigma and economic hardship.

Blogbox | Arts

Local artist’s designs celebrate Kosovo’s past and present

By - 12.12.2016

Ilire Lepaja says all dreams require courage and risk-taking.

Perspectives | Media

The web we have to save

By - 10.12.2016

The rich, diverse, free web that I loved — and spent years in an Iranian jail for — is dying. Why is nobody stopping it?

In-short | Human Rights

Kosovar activists prepare to mark Human Rights Day

By - 09.12.2016

Range of activities planned to address Kosovo human rights violations.

Blogbox | Environment

Protests against air pollution in Prishtina

By - 09.12.2016

PEN and Science for Change Movement continue to measure air pollution.

Blogbox | Environment

Pollution hotspots in Prishtina

By - 08.12.2016

A movement to measure pollution and make change.

In-short | K2.0

SMALL TALK: What do we want to know and how?

By - 08.12.2016

Wednesday, Dec. 14 at 18:00 in Dit’ e Nat’.

Perspectives | Politics

Global instability strengthens Russian influence in the Balkans

By - 07.12.2016

While all Western Balkan states are on the path to EU integration, with tensions between Russia and the West on the rise, Russian influence in the region appears to be growing.

One-on-one | Media

Branko Cecen: Investigative journalists face media lynchings, threats and physical assaults in Vucic’s Serbia

By - 07.12.2016

Center for Investigative Journalism of Serbia (CINS) director on why he walked out of prime minister’s speech at regional media conference.

In-depth | Justice

International investigation into Dehari case legally unlikely

By - 06.12.2016

Legal avenues limited for implementing petition's key demand.

In-short | Education

Kosovo amongst worst ranked nations in PISA education assessment

By - 06.12.2016

Kosovar students score the lowest in the region.

Blogbox | Poetry

Sketchbook

By - 06.12.2016

Alma Feka’s poem on love won second place at the 2016 Kosovo Slam Poetry festival.

Blogbox | Poetry

The things I wanted to eat, have been eating me this whole time

By - 06.12.2016

Tirana duo Livia Tice and Sonja Azizaj won third place at this years Kosovo Slam Poetry festival with their poem on queer identity.

Blogbox | Poetry

An unfair life

By - 06.12.2016

Alina Fazliu’s received the jury’s special mention at the 2016 Kosovo Slam Poetry Festival for her poem on domestic violence.

Blogbox | Poetry

A mostly one-sided dialogue between homophobia and young queer kids

By - 06.12.2016

Kosovo Slam Poetry festival 2016’s winning poem by Lindon Krasniqi.

Perspectives | Politics

Will Kosovo’s international support fade in 2017?

By - 06.12.2016

Challenges lie ahead after a year of political upheaval amongst Kosovo’s traditional allies.

In-short | Elections

OSCE will not monitor Drenas mayoral election

By , - 03.12.2016

Ad hoc proposal not in line with formal observation process.

In-short | Environment

Photo campaign focuses on environment and health

By - 02.12.2016

#EcoKosovo to raise awareness of environment through competition.

In-short | Human Rights

Report contributes to human rights strategy

By - 02.12.2016

ECMI conference discusses rights recommendations.

In-short | Culture

Turn Your Head (#KtheKryte) and gaze upon cultural heritage

By - 01.12.2016

New campaign tackles Kosovo’s railways.

In-short | Human Rights

Regional summit addresses Roma inclusion

By - 30.11.2016

Two day Prishtina event on perspectives from the ground.

In-short | Human Rights

Activists demand end to gender-based violence

By - 25.11.2016

Prishtina activists join international campaign.

Blogbox | Activism

A Kosovar dog, operated on in Serbia

By - 25.11.2016

Helping animals in need is a sign of an empathetic society.

In-short | Justice

New Astrit Dehari protest keeps pressure on government

By - 24.11.2016

Petition launched demanding key resignations.

In-depth | Police

My password! My privacy! My my, the digital age!

By - 23.11.2016

A dummy's guide to online dangers.

In-short | Justice

Could Fatmir Limaj be handed to the special court for war crimes?

By - 22.11.2016

NISMA boss already indicted for war crimes in Kosovo.

Perspectives | Media

European countries need to provide access to information in practice, not just on paper

By - 18.11.2016

Legal frameworks aren't being reflected in reality when it comes to transparency.

One-on-one | Tech

Marcin Malinowski: Artificial Intelligence is going to be a game changer for humankind

By - 17.11.2016

Google's head of global partnerships for Eastern Europe talks AI, user privacy and how to get hired.

Blogbox | Visa

You are from Kosovo, no boarding for you

By - 17.11.2016

Visa restrictions stand in the way of growing Kosovar businesses.

Perspectives | Sexual Violence

Open letter to Minister Arban Abrahi and the government of Kosovo

By - 16.11.2016

It's time to end the talk and finally compensate the victims of conflict related sexual violence.

In-depth | BiH

The visa regime between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Kosovo doesn’t apply to everyone

By - 15.11.2016

Bosnian Serbs are able to freely travel to Kosovo using passports issued by Serbia.

In-depth | BiH

Mission impossible to get to Bosnia and Herzegovina

By - 15.11.2016

Kosovo and BiH still at odds over visa regime.

In-short | Justice

Citizens take to the streets demanding ‘Justice for Astrit’

By , - 14.11.2016

Calls for independent investigation into Astrit Dehari’s death.

Blogbox | Democracy

Moving past the U.S. election numbness

By - 14.11.2016

For many Americans, Donald Trump's victory comes with a cry for action.

Perspectives | Justice

To prevent future Astrit Dehari cases, we must change the system by using it

By - 11.11.2016

Instead of heading toward collective efficacy, Kosovo is going in the opposite direction.

In-short | Report

Kosovo’s civil society landscape illuminated

By - 10.11.2016

New report examines Kosovo's civil society.

In-short | Health

Questions remain over mandatory health insurance

By - 09.11.2016

New scheme's January 1 start date in doubt.

In-short | Justice

Justice for Astrit Dehari demanded in solemn march

By - 08.11.2016

Questions remain following prison death of opposition activist.

In-depth | Justice

In the shadow of “X”

By - 08.11.2016

Who will protect war crimes witnesses in Kosovo?

One-on-one | Tech

Alan Greenberg: “I can fix technology. I cannot fix people.”

By - 07.11.2016

Ed-tech guru discusses how technology is shaping the future of learning.

In-depth | Recognition

Recognition denied: Spain

By - 07.11.2016

Five-part series on the non-recognizing EU states.

In-depth | Recognition

Recognition denied: Greece

By - 07.11.2016

Five-part series on the non-recognizing EU states.

In-depth | Recognition

Recognition denied: Romania

By - 07.11.2016

Five-part series on the non-recognizing EU states.

In-depth | Recognition

Recognition denied: Slovakia

By - 07.11.2016

Five-part series on the non-recognizing EU states.

In-depth | Recognition

Recognition denied: Cyprus

By - 07.11.2016

Five-part series on the non-recognizing EU states.

Blogbox | Books

Ten factors affecting the rise and fall of nations

By - 04.11.2016

On the book “The Rise and Fall of Nations – Forces of Change in Post-Crisis World,” by Ruchir Sharma.

Perspectives | Terror

Countering Violent Extremism is at risk of failing

By - 03.11.2016

By their nature and design, anti-extremism efforts may exacerbate what they seek to stamp out.

One-on-one | Tech

Amy Cosper: Entrepreneurship is creating something new, innovative or disruptive where nothing was before

By - 02.11.2016

American entrepreneur talks about pursuing the “cool” profession.

One-on-one | LGBTI

Janset Kalan: I wish people would listen to trans people, try to understand and accept them

By - 01.11.2016

Human rights activist and trans woman discusses fundamental freedoms and transgender discrimination in Turkey.

In-depth | Politics

digitaldiplomacy.ks

By - 31.10.2016

Improving the image and recognition of Kosovo through internet based platforms.

Perspectives | Politics

Why did we protest against Jablanovic and not against Grabovci?

By - 28.10.2016

In Kosovo, a fear of ‘the other’ is allowing ‘our own’ to get away with internal damage to the state.

In-depth | Human Rights

Underage and married

By - 26.10.2016

Kosovo’s government ignoring child marriages across communities.

In-short | #IWantToKnow

Where to address your #IWantToKnow demands

By - 26.10.2016

Social media profiles of institutions and public representatives.

Perspectives | Sexual Violence

Survivors of conflict related sexual violence are frustrated with delays

By - 24.10.2016

Steps have been taken to provide reparations to survivors, but the process has been slow.

Perspectives | Reconciliation

The Brussels dialogue is important, but it needs to change

By - 24.10.2016

Despite some positive steps forward, there is a long way to go in the Prishtina-Belgrade negotiations.

Blogbox | Media

The sweet taste of Swedish democracy

By - 21.10.2016

Stockholm trip highlights how far Kosovo has to go when it comes to media freedoms and human rights.

Blogbox | Music

Whistling through vineyards

By - 21.10.2016

Oborri's debut album provides a colorful soundtrack to the animated projections of our collective memory.

Perspectives | Politics

An open letter to Donald Trump

By - 21.10.2016

Republican should disavow war criminals' endorsements and clarify Yugoslav wars views.

Perspectives | Culture

To blend or not to blend? Albanian is ever-evolving

By - 20.10.2016

Albanian speakers face numerous problems with new words and expressions that will take time to be standardized.

In-depth | Arts

Forward looking art

By - 20.10.2016

Four finalists in three projects, aim to become “Artist of Tomorrow.”

In-depth | Arts

Behind an empathetic lens

By - 20.10.2016

Dutch photographer’s Prishtina exhibition inspired by own family history.

Perspectives | Politics

Signs of strain in Kosovo-Turkey relations

By - 19.10.2016

Events in Turkey this summer have highlighted that the 'special relationship' isn't all plain sailing.

Blogbox | Culture

Didarja – a missing story

By - 18.10.2016

New Albanian translation for book that challenges traditional approaches to history.

In-short | Protests

Protesters demand end to domestic violence

By - 18.10.2016

Anger after video shows man beating teenage niece.

Perspectives | Activism

Protest numbers are being fetishized

By - 17.10.2016

The obsession of judging initiatives by the number of people on the streets is damaging Kosovo's citizen activism.

In-short | K2.0

K2.0 launches #IWantToKnow – Demand answers

By - 17.10.2016

What do you want to know?

One-on-one | Music

Ian F. Svenonius: Bush and Trump are punk presidents

By - 14.10.2016

Rock ’n’ roller talks U.S. elections, the Sex Pistols, the Internet and cha-cha-cha.

One-on-one

Kinisi Festival of Sound and Music: Encouraging new ways of listening

By - 14.10.2016

Festival directors talk underwater concerts, priest bell-ringing solos and Bulgarian bagpipes.

Perspectives | Activism

I suffer therefore I am — we must stop animal cruelty in Kosovo

By - 14.10.2016

Just like marginalized people, animals have their voices silenced and are disempowered.

Blogbox | Fiction

At least there was hope

By - 14.10.2016

A short story.

One-on-one | Culture

Venera Mustafa: You express yourself with what you wear

By - 13.10.2016

Fashion designer discusses art and fashion in Prishtina.

Perspectives | Reconciliation

Time for Kosovo’s media to get serious on transitional justice

By - 12.10.2016

Journalists should not avoid complex issue of transitional justice.

In-depth | Human Rights

Held back and excluded

By - 11.10.2016

Kosovo’s Roma, Ashkali and Egyptians continue to be left behind in education.

Perspectives | Media

Kosovo’s public discourse is toxic

By - 10.10.2016

The Web has become a place to attack others at the expense of enlivened and enriched debate.

In-short | LGBTI

Kosovo hosts first regional conference on LGBTI rights

By - 07.10.2016

Historic event themed “Why laws are not enough.”

Blogbox | Human Rights

The name of colors in oral history

By - 07.10.2016

Prominent Roma figures discuss dealing with derogatory language.

In-short | Police

Inter-ethnic crime under-reported

By - 06.10.2016

New report recommends improved institutional processes.

Blogbox | Culture

From Azem Galice to Shote Galica

By - 06.10.2016

A poem about love and legend.

Perspectives | Sports

Footballers choosing their identity is not treason

By - 06.10.2016

Albanians of Switzerland have a right to self-identify.

In-depth | Health

Paying for your health

By - 06.10.2016

Kosovars increasingly seeking public money for private healthcare.

Perspectives | Corruption

Who defends the citizens of a corrupt state?

By - 05.10.2016

Lack of accountability costs Kosovars millions of euros.

In-depth | Workers' rights

Kosovo’s ‘privatization’ of workers’ rights

By - 04.10.2016

Workers forced to accept rights violations due to job insecurity.

Perspectives | Democracy

The Republic has plenty of detractors, now it needs friends

By - 04.10.2016

There is no shortage of people harming Kosovo, but its defenders need to stand up.

One-on-one | Politics

Ruairi O’Connell: Those in Kosovo’s justice system have chance to become a hero

By - 04.10.2016

UK Ambassador says ‘Pronto Affair’ must be a turning point for Kosovo, but insists there are wider problems with high-level corruption.

Perspectives | Media

Welcome to K2.0’s online magazine

By - 04.10.2016

As we move toward a new era, K2.0 will continue to challenge, provoke and inspire.

Blogbox | Visa

Letter from a friendly ‘inadmissible’ person

By - 04.10.2016

Human rights activist describes Schengen visa annulment experience.

Perspectives | Public Space

A symbol of repression which should remain just that

By - 04.10.2016

Prishtina’s Serbian Orthodox Church should stay, a reminder of the terror of racism and oppression.

In-depth | Public Space

Termokiss philosophy just warming up

By - 04.10.2016

Social concept has people — not profit — at its heart.

In-depth | Visa

Kosovo and Bosnia: Artistic kiss in Belgrade air

By - 04.10.2016

Prishtina and Sarajevo meet in the heart of Belgrade, the city which gave birth to that which separates them.

Perspectives | Media

Turkish journalist: My days in jail after the coup

By - 04.10.2016

As a noted defender of press freedoms, the authorities tried to paint me as a “terrorist” in their media-clampdown.

Perspectives | Democracy

Awaiting U.S. Election Day with trepidation

By - 04.10.2016

With vastly different worldviews, Clinton and Trump are neck and neck in presidential race.

One-on-one | Tech

Mike Butcher: Using tech is essential for addressing the refugee crisis

By - 04.10.2016

Techfugees founder insists big, intractable problems require new and innovative solutions.

In-short | Music

Joss Stone delights intimate Prishtina audience

By - 19.09.2016

Soul sensation performs at Zone Club.

In-short | Sexual Violence

Her- and his- story discussed in Small Talk

By - 17.09.2016

Full house debates conflict-related sexual violence at K2.0.

Perspectives | TWIK

No major shake-ups

By - 16.09.2016

K2.0’s weekly take on Kosovo's top news.

One-on-one | Arts

Lulzim Hoti: Culture is one of the main pillars of sustainable development

By - 14.09.2016

Local artists aiming to reactive Mitrovica’s lapsed cultural scene through 7 Arte.

Perspectives | TWIK

Seeking a state of agreement

By - 09.09.2016

K2.0’s weekly take on Kosovo's top news.

Perspectives | Politics

Two contested agreements and Kosovo’s political domination

By - 08.09.2016

Andrea Capussela argues that Kosovo's deals with Montenegro and Serbia aren't a cause of instability, but a manifestation of its real causes.

In-depth | Sports

One team or two?

By , - 07.09.2016

Football highlights complex Albanian identity.

One-on-one | Music

Fusing music, art and heritage — Visions of Beyond

By - 06.09.2016

K2.0 caught up with DJ Uran B., one of the people behind this weekend’s Visions of Beyond festival at Harlilaq Fortress.

In-depth | Politics

Shaping Mitrovica’s future, from the bottom up

By - 05.09.2016

Initiative aims to engage citizens in local decisions.

Blogbox | Culture

Why do we read so few books?

By - 03.09.2016

Choosing a new book in a life shaped by reading.

Perspectives | TWIK

No end in sight

By - 02.09.2016

K2.0’s weekly take on Kosovo's top news.

In-short | Missing persons

A poignant tribute to Kosovo’s missing persons

By - 01.09.2016

Prishtina marks victims of enforced disappearance.

Perspectives | Protests

Kosovo and the Balkans united in discontent

By - 31.08.2016

Protest movements, whether in Kosovo or the wider region, must address fundamental structural issues in society, argues Artan Sadiku.

In-depth | Culture

Prishtina’s ‘M’-erging space

By - 29.08.2016

Club 'M' making waves with diverse crowds.

Perspectives | Kosovo

Democracy? Stability? One year on from the international agreements

By - 25.08.2016

On the anniversary of two internationally backed agreements with its neighbors, Kosovo appears weaker.

Perspectives | Corruption

Grabovci’s resignation should not mask Kosovo’s problems

By - 17.08.2016

Adem Grabovci's resignation should not hide deepest issues exposed by wiretapping revelations.

In-depth | Film

DokuFest 2016 — an everyday act of rebellion

By - 14.08.2016

International film festival closes doors for another year.

In-short | Protests

Citizens lead new wave of Prishtina protests

By - 11.08.2016

Hundreds take to streets following PDK wiretap revelations.

Blogbox | Film

‘Homeland (Iraq Year Zero)’ — a marathon masterpiece

By - 10.08.2016

Those prepared to put themselves through a feat of cinematic endurance will be richly rewarded.

In-depth | Tech

DOKU:TECH 2016 — 21st century activism

By , - 08.08.2016

Innovative ideas at annual tech conference.

Perspectives | Protests

Hot climate in Kosovo’s politics

By - 05.08.2016

The wave of political events in Kosovo this week have surpassed the sweltering heat of the summer.

In-short | Sexual Harassment

Reporting Kosovo’s sexual harassment

By - 05.08.2016

Innovative app helping to make streets safer.

In-short | Protests

Fight for Prizren girl justice to continue

By - 17.07.2016

Demands for criminal prosecutions after death of Prizren 3-year-old.

Blogbox | Terror

Responding to terror

By - 04.07.2016

The reason I’m willing to take my chances.

In-depth | Migration

Kosovars in UK feeling ‘Brexit’ effect

By - 01.07.2016

Mixed reactions following shock referendum result.

In-depth | Music

Making Mitrovica “rock” again

By - 28.06.2016

Rock school providing young musicians chance to grow.

In-depth | Eulex

EULEX-light

By - 24.06.2016

Rule of law mission's powers stripped back.

Perspectives | EU

Kosovo should care about a ‘Brexit’

By - 22.06.2016

The UK referendum on leaving the ‪‎EU‬ could have potentially significant consequences for ‪Kosovo.

One-on-one | Music

Let there be music

By - 21.06.2016

Kosovar artists discuss all things music on World Music Day.

In-depth | Workers' rights

Paternity provisions excluding Kosovar dads

By - 16.06.2016

Fathers' role in childcare largely neglected.

Perspectives | Justice

Killers in senior public positions

By - 13.06.2016

Institutional leaders responsible for the death of a three-year-old in Prizren should be charged with murder.

Blogbox | Feminism

But you asked for it, you with your short skirt!

By - 10.06.2016

We need to end the culture of victim blaming and tackle deep-rooted societal sexism.

In-depth | Protests

Ferizaj workers continue steely fight for justice

By - 10.06.2016

Former factory employees occupy municipal assembly.

Blogbox | '90s

An evening to remember — the ‘90s

By - 10.06.2016

A journey back to the '9os as K2.0 launches its final print magazine.

In-short | Visa

EC proposes visa-free travel for Kosovars

By - 09.06.2016

Visa liberalisation big step closer after positive decision.

In-depth | UEFA

Questions remain after Kosovo’s UEFA admission

By - 09.06.2016

Kosovo will have a national team — but who, when and how?

In-depth | Workers' rights

Maternity hardship for working women

By - 08.06.2016

Despite legislation, many women are still unprotected from discriminatory practices.

Perspectives | Macedonia

Why is history not repeating itself in Macedonia?

By - 06.06.2016

Macedonians need to do away with an old mentality of politics and pave the way for real change.

In-depth | Sports

Preparing to introduce Kosovo football to the world

By - 03.06.2016

National team manager Albert Bunjaki ready for historic role.

In-short | Human Rights

New research aims to initiate Kosovo abortion debate

By - 26.05.2016

Preportr report reveals alarming results.

In-depth | Democracy

Challenging party politics

By - 25.05.2016

Politicians risking marginalization by voicing independent views.

One-on-one | Activism

WAITING FOR THE BUSES

By - 18.05.2016

Citizen-activism initiative founder says pressure must continue on institutions to bring about change.

In-short | LGBTI

Kosovars fly the rainbow flag

By - 17.05.2016

President symbolically leads LGBTI march through Prishtina.

In-short | Sports

Kosovo admitted into FIFA

By - 13.05.2016

New national team will join qualifiers for 2018 World Cup

Print | '90s

Kosovo’s political prisoners

By - 26.04.2016

Those jailed during a time when thinking differently was illegal still bear the scars of their detention.

Print | '90s

Letter from the editor

By - 26.04.2016

The '90s are painful recent history, but a closer look can help us understand our modern identity.

Print | '90s

The parallel lives of crows

By - 26.04.2016

The segregation of blackbirds mirrored that of humans in Gjilan during the 1990s.

Print | '90s

Visual pilgrimage to common sense: A doodle of freedom

By - 26.04.2016

The '90s were a decade of importance — so why have we tried so hard to forget?

In-depth | Print | Human Rights

Looking for closure

By - 26.04.2016

The ongoing search for justice for Kosovo’s missing people.

In-depth | Print | Roma

The ongoing quest for liberty

By - 26.04.2016

Kujtim Paçaku’s lifetime spent fighting for Roma rights.

Perspectives | Reconciliation

The price of peace — lessons from Northern Ireland

By - 17.03.2016

As millions celebrate St. Patrick's Day, there are plenty of parallels between the histories of Kosovo and Ireland.

Perspectives | Government

Thaci’s star role in Kosovo’s Grim Fairytale

By - 29.02.2016

Thaci's election as Kosovo's next President.

In-short | Government

Thaci elected President of Kosovo

By - 27.02.2016

Day of turbulence ends with anticipated appointment.

One-on-one | Protests

Prishtina’s protest camp: Meet the protesters

By - 25.02.2016

Who are the protesters that have set up camp in the center of Kosovo's capital?

One-on-one | Serbia

Brian Rasic: Taking photographs is a labor of love

By - 22.02.2016

Belgrade-born photographer to the stars has worked with artists from Amy Winehouse to David Bowie.

One-on-one | Independence

Eight faces of independence

By - 17.02.2016

Eight years after Kosovo declared independence, eight citizens explain what it means to them.

In-short | Film

Kosovo film wins Oscar nomination

By - 14.01.2016

"Shok" makes history with Academy Awards shortlisting.

In-depth | Protests

The neglected voices of Saturday’s mass protests

By , - 10.01.2016

Citizens oppose "unconstitutional" government actions.

In-depth | TWIK

This year in Kosovo

By - 28.12.2015

K2.0's sideways take on 2015.

Perspectives | Visa

Crime and Punishment in Kosovo

By - 22.12.2015

No visa liberalisation for Kosovars until politicians are held to account

In-short | Politics

“Quint” embassies clarify controversial statement

By - 01.12.2015

UK, France and Italy say comments unrelated to opposition raid.

In-short | Police

Amnesty International calls for urgent investigation into Kosovo Police actions

By - 30.11.2015

Suggestions that "excessive force" used during Vetevendosje raid.

Perspectives | Politics

The Republic is failing but the manifestation is part of the problem

By - 28.11.2015

Protesting for Kosovo's protection on Albania’s Independence Day weakens the state's fragile values.

In-depth | Migration

Displaced and living in limbo

By - 25.11.2015

Hundreds of Kosovar Serbs remain abandoned in collective centers.

In-depth | UNESCO

There is life after UNESCO – and much work to do too

By - 19.11.2015

Civil society demands action after Kosovo's membership rejection.

In-depth | Youth

Kosovo’s conservative youth

By - 09.11.2015

Economics, education and isolation contribute to a conservative generation.

In-short | UNESCO

UNESCO rejects Kosovo’s membership bid

By - 09.11.2015

Reaction as Kosovo falls three votes short of entering UN's cultural agency.

In-depth | Migration

When Kosovars choose Afghanistan

By , - 04.11.2015

Attractive salaries tempt thousands to work in war zone.

In-depth | Architecture

A monument between Brotherhood and Unity and Adem Jashari

By - 30.10.2015

Misconceptions endure about iconic Prishtina structure.

In-depth | Politics

Tear gas, eggs and protests

By - 22.10.2015

Seven things you need to know about Kosovo’s political standoff.

In-depth | Poverty

Stuck in social housing: Kosovo’s weak policies and lack of commitment

By - 15.09.2015

Kosovo's weak policies and lack of commitment to disadvantaged.

In-depth | Politics

Twenty months of Mayor Shpend Ahmeti

By - 14.09.2015

Signs of improvement in Prishtina but plenty left to do.

In-depth | Macedonia

Skopje’s revamping project and democracy derailed

By - 07.09.2015

Malpractice and division characterize Skopje 2014.

In-depth | Arts

Erzen Shkololli leaves the National Gallery – but what’s his legacy?

By - 04.09.2015

Cultural institution says farewell to influential director.

Perspectives | BiH

Referendum on nothing

By - 01.09.2015

President of Republika Srpska, Milorad Dodik, is playing a dangerous game in order to exert his already considerable influence.

In-depth | Missing persons

Missing closure

By - 30.08.2015

17 years on, no answers for the families of those still missing

In-depth | Politics

Closer Together? 79 Kilometers of ‘Neighborly’ Relations

By - 27.08.2015

Locals contest Kosovo and Montenegro border demarcation.

One-on-one | Tech

Peter Sunde: Mark Zuckerberg is the dictator of the biggest country we’ve ever had

By - 14.08.2015

Pirate Bay co-founder talks Facebook, Nazis and revolution.

In-depth | Albania

A mayor for the new Tirana

By - 13.08.2015

Ambitious new mayor prepares to tackle Tirana's "3,000 problems."

Print | Environment

Letter from the editor

By - 05.08.2015

Think you can't have an impact? This magazine is here to show you why that's wrong.

Print | Environment

Destroying the environment, destroying lives

By - 05.08.2015

Air pollution, illegal dumping and deforestation ruin more than just the scenery.

Print | Environment

The recycling reality

By - 05.08.2015

Kosovo's green dreams remain on the back burner — for now.

In-depth | Human Rights

The EU’s inhuman welcome

By - 22.07.2015

Kosovar migrants ill-treated at Europe's borders.

In-depth | Religion

Kosovo’s resurgent religious pulse

By - 25.06.2015

Anecdotal growth in religious affiliation is multifaceted.

One-on-one | Arts

‘Thinking of You’ — A collective healing among skirts

By - 11.06.2015

Artist aims to promote discussion on wartime sexual violence with poignant Prishtina installation.

In-depth | Gender Equality

To inherit or not to inherit: The rule of law

By - 28.05.2015

Equality on paper failing to uphold women's right to inheritance.

Print | #OneInADozen

Flashback in photos

By - 04.03.2015

Sports in Kosovo took a step back in the '90s, but one man's camera kept the scene from going dark.

Print | Sports

Letter from the editor

By - 04.03.2015

Kosovo wants to play, and the rest of the world is starting to listen.

Print | Sports

Recognition, one match at a time

By - 04.03.2015

Acceptance on international sporting stages can help forge Kosovo's national identity.  

Print | Sports

Six in one

By - 04.03.2015

Group strives to unite Kosovo's different ethnicities on the pitch.

Blogbox | Public Space

To give a squat

By - 03.02.2015

Squatters rights and housing shortage suggestions...

Print | Migration

A second home

By - 26.09.2014

50-year European exodus leaves Kosovo a country beyond borders.

Print | Migration

The language of memory

By - 26.09.2014

Descendants of Albanian migrants in Argentina haven't forgotten home.

Print | Migration

Hava Shala: Freedom from within

By - 26.09.2014

Kosovar native fought for reconciliation as a way of gaining a nation's freedom.

Print | Migration

Letter from the editor

By - 26.09.2014

Human movement is driven many factors that touch us all.

Migration

The children of the diaspora

By - 26.09.2014

The dreams and desires of Albanians who scattered are as diverse as the people themselves.

Migration

The walls that can’t be torn down

By - 26.09.2014

Even after millennia of hurt, we humans can't do without our boundaries

Print | Arts

Modernization in Kosovo’s Visual Arts

By - 09.10.2013

Details the difficult process of modern artists trying to discover and showcase their original voice.

Print | Arts

Letter from the editor

By - 09.10.2013

Exploring the conflicts and tensions of arts in the Balkans.

Print | Public Space

An artist in search of alternative spaces

By - 03.06.2013

Alban Muja sees Prishtina as a city of wasted opportunities — but he also sees solutions

Print | Public Space

Dissecting Prishtina

By - 03.06.2013

The capital is a city by name but a zombie in spirit.

Print | Public Space

The complexity of Kosovo’s war memorials

By - 03.06.2013

Sites that inspire the imagination and provide space for mourning are nonetheless criticized.

Print | Public Space

Letter from the editor

By - 03.06.2013

A take on the importance of public space in today’s Kosovo and across the globe.

Public Space

Monuments without a home

By - 03.06.2013

Symbols of Yugoslavia are left to decay in today's world

Public Space

Let it be chaotic

By - 03.06.2013

The best plan for Prishtina is one of a city's city: Seemingly unplanned.

Print | Sex

Body and mind

By - 14.12.2012

Mexico City native and California resident Violeta Luna talks about her performance art.

Print | Sex

Letter from the editor

By - 14.12.2012

Explaining the significance of the Sex issue.

Print | Sex

How to date a Balkan woman

By - 14.12.2012

Meet the types of women you will meet, and the rules to treating them right.

Print | Religion

Legendary Kosovo

By - 21.05.2012

UFOs observing crucifixions? Fairy milk for superhuman strength? What Kosovo’s myths lack in believability, they make up for in quirkiness.

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I am woman, hear me pray

By - 21.05.2012

Istanbul's religious authorities have started an ambitious project to make the city's 3,100 mosques more friendly for women worshippers

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In Switzerland, moderate Islam digs in for fight

By - 21.05.2012

During a time of hotheaded debates and widespread Islamophobia, a group of Albanian imams unites to combat extremism and fundamentalism

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Letter from the editor

By - 21.05.2012

Explaining the thread of faith running through this issue's 160 pages.

Print | Corruption

16,000 kilometers, 1 bus and a license to bribe

By - 09.12.2011

On the Mongol Rally, budgeting for corruption is a must to complete treacherous journey across 25 countries.

Print | Corruption

Letter from the editor

By - 09.12.2011

Explaining the thinking behind the Corruption issue.

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Land of Dissolution

By - 11.07.2011

Kosovo has moved past the horrors, but it's still a nation struggling to find a new identity and move forward.

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Surviving Kosovo

By - 11.07.2011

It's a hardscrabble place that's in some places shrouded in darkness, but an underlying spirit shines through in the faces you met on the streets.

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Letter from the editor

By - 11.07.2011

Kosovo is preoccupied with trying not to look bad, as opposed to dealing with its issues.