Kosovo's president Ibrahim Rugova is suffering from cancer, a government official told the Associated Press Sunday.
It was not immediately clear what was Rugova's current condition, according to the official who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the sensitivity of the issue. The official did not disclose any other details. Rugova is expected to make a televised address on Monday, AP reports.
Several years ago, a prominent Indonesian businessman who now resides in Canada, insisted on meeting me in a back room of one of Jakarta's posh restaurants. An avid reader of mine, he 'had something urgent to tell me', after finding out that our paths were going to be crossing in this destroyed and hopelessly polluted Indonesian capital.