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Kosovo's Trepca first out the hat as Champions League starts all over again - Football

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Kosovo's Trepca first out the hat as Champions League starts all over again - Football

- GENEVA (Reuters) - Trepca 89, the first team from Kosovo to enter the Champions League, were first out of the hat as the draw for the opening rounds of the 2017/18 competition took place on Monday, just 16 days after last season's final. Celtic were the only former European champions among the 39 teams who featured in the draw for the first and second qualifying rounds of the contest, which will end in Kiev on May 26

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Kosovo's Trepca first out the hat as Champions League starts all over again

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Kosovo's Trepca first out the hat as Champions League starts all over again

- GENEVA: Trepca 89, the first team from Kosovo to enter the Champions League, were first out of the hat as the draw for the opening rounds of the 2017/18 competition took place on Monday, just 16 days after last season's final. Celtic were the only former European champions among the 39 teams who featured in the draw for the first and second qualifying rounds of the contest, which will end in Kiev on May 26

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Hungary's tough asylum policy keeps thousands stranded in Serbia

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Hungary's tough asylum policy keeps thousands stranded in Serbia

- TOMPA, Hungary: Hungary's tough asylum system has helped to cause a bottleneck for up to 7,000 migrants who are now stuck in limbo in Serbia, the Council of Europe Special Representative on migration and refugees said on Wednesday. After visiting two camps built from shipping containers and surrounded by a barbed-wire fence on Hungary's border with Serbia, Ambassador Tomas Bocek also told Reuters that the migrants were effectively being deprived of their liberty

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World Cup qualifiers: Wales draw in Serbia to keep hopes alive

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World Cup qualifiers: Wales draw in Serbia to keep hopes alive

- Paris: Aaron Ramsey’s penalty helped Wales to a precious 1-1 draw in Serbia in World Cup qualifying on Sunday as they kept their hopes of a place at the finals in Russia alive. Chris Coleman’s side were missing star man Gareth Bale due to suspension in Belgrade but Arsenal midfielder Ramsey inspired the visitors into a half-time lead when he floated in a 35th-minute penalty, sending goalkeeper Vladimir Stojkovic the wrong way

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Kosovo votes with war crimes court, corruption in mind

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Kosovo votes with war crimes court, corruption in mind

- PRISTINA: Kosovo voted on Sunday (Jun 11) for a new parliament that will have to navigate tense relations with Serbia, endemic corruption and possible war crimes indictments for some of its leaders. The early general election is only the third since Kosovo unilaterally declared independence in 2008, but it "might be the hardest to predict," according to Florian Bieber, professor of Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz in Austria

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Exit poll: Ex-rebel coalition wins Kosovo's general election

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Exit poll: Ex-rebel coalition wins Kosovo's general election

- PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The coalition of former ethnic Albanian rebel commanders won the most votes in Kosovo's general election Sunday, according to an exit poll, in a campaign dominated by a border demarcation deal with Montenegro that brought down the previous government. The ex-rebels' coalition came in first with 40 percent of the vote, the exit poll for Klan Kosovo TV station said

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Exit poll: Ex-rebel coalition wins Kosovo's general election

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Exit poll: Ex-rebel coalition wins Kosovo's general election

- PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — The coalition of former ethnic Albanian rebel commanders won the most votes in Kosovo's general election Sunday, according to an exit poll, in a campaign dominated by a border demarcation deal with Montenegro that brought down the previous government. The ex-rebels' coalition came in first with 40 percent of the vote, the exit poll for Klan Kosovo TV station said

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Kosovo votes for new parliament with corruption and war crimes in focus

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Kosovo votes for new parliament with corruption and war crimes in focus

- Kosovo votes on Sunday for a new parliament that will have to navigate tense relations with Serbia, endemic corruption and possible war crimes indictments for some of its leaders. The early election is only the third since Kosovo unilaterally declared independence in 2008. But it “might be the hardest to predict,” according to Florian Bieber, professor of Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz in Austria

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Wales can handle Serbia without Bale, says Allen

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Wales can handle Serbia without Bale, says Allen

- REUTERS: Wales are potent enough to cope with the absence of suspended playmaker Gareth Bale against Group D leaders Serbia in their World Cup qualifier on Sunday, midfielder Joe Allen has said. Wales are third in their group, four points behind Serbia, having drawn four of their five matches so far with Bale scoring in each of their last two games

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Kosovo IS commander killed, police and family say

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Kosovo IS commander killed, police and family say

- PRISTINA: A self-proclaimed commander of Albanians fighting with Islamic State in Syria and Iraq, notorious at home in Kosovo for a video showing him beheading a man, has been killed, police and his family said on Thursday. Lavdrim Muhaxheri died in the Middle East, but it was not clear in which country or when, they told Reuters. A video posted on the Internet in 2014 showed Muhaxheri beheading a young man in Iraq accused by IS of spying for the Iraqi government

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Hotel bag thief to return to Serbia after guilty plea

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Hotel bag thief to return to Serbia after guilty plea

- A hotel worker is expected to be returning to his native Serbia after he was handed a suspended sentence for stealing an unattended bag from his workplace. Inspector Godwin Scerri arraigned waiter Nebojsa Jeremic, 22, before magistrate Audrey Demicoli this morning. Jeremic was was arrested on May 28 for stealing an unattended bag belonging to a Maltese family during a conference at the Hotel San Antonio in St

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Canberra's Serbian soccer star Marko Milutinovic loving life in Europe

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Canberra's Serbian soccer star Marko Milutinovic loving life in Europe

- Marko Milutinovic may have slipped through the academy cracks but the Canberra soccer export is making a name for himself in the European ranks. The Woden Valley junior and former NPL Capital Football player with the Cooma Tigers packed his bags for Serbia as a teenager in 2015 and hasn't looked back. Milutinovic was is contracted with Serbian first division side FK Jagondina after the 20-year-old was spotted on tour with the Woden Valley under-15s in 2011

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Oklahoma Army National Guard medical evacuation unit deploys to Kosovo

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Oklahoma Army National Guard medical evacuation unit deploys to Kosovo

- LEXINGTON — It was a bittersweet Mother's Day morning as nearly 30 Oklahoma Army National Guardsmen from Detachment 1, Charlie Company, 1st Battalion, 169th Aviation Regiment, 90th Troop Command, bid farewell to their loved ones during a deployment ceremony Sunday at Muldrow Army Heliport. The 169th is deploying to Kosovo to provide medical evacuation operations using UH-60 Blackhawk helicopters in support of Operation Joint Guardian, an international peacekeeping mission started in 1999 that seeks to build a secure environment within the Serbian province

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Police investigate suspicious fire at Serbian Club overnight

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Police investigate suspicious fire at Serbian Club overnight

- Police are investigating a suspicious fire at the Serbian Club in Mawson on Thursday night. Around 7pm, large amounts of smoke were seen coming from the roof of the club, which has been closed since 2010. By the time fire crews were able to extinguish the blaze, it had caused major damage. Following an analysis of the scene, police said they believed the fire was deliberately lit and had deemed it suspicious

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French Court Refuses to Extradite Former Kosovo Leader

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French Court Refuses to Extradite Former Kosovo Leader

- Photo PARIS — A French court on Thursday turned down a Serbian request to extradite Ramush Haradinaj, a former guerrilla commander and prime minister of Kosovo who was arrested in France early this year. The prosecutor at the court in Colmar, in eastern France, said in a statement that Mr. Haradinaj had been released. The statement did not provide reasons for the ruling

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French appeals court authorises extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

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French appeals court authorises extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

- COLMAR, France (Reuters) - A French appeals court on Thursday said it had refused the extradition to Serbia of former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, who was a guerrilla commander during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. The court released him with immediate effect. Authorities had earlier detained Haradinaj as he flew into France on Jan. 4 following a request from Serbia, which says he is a war criminal for his role in leading a guerrilla insurgency in its former southern province of Kosovo

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French appeals court authorizes extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

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French appeals court authorizes extradition of ex-Kosovo PM Haradinaj

- COLMAR, France A French appeals court on Thursday said it had authorized the extradition to Serbia of former Kosovo prime minister Ramush Haradinaj, who was a guerrilla commander during the 1998-99 Kosovo war. Authorities had earlier detained Haradinaj as he flew into France on Jan. 4 following a request from Serbia, which says he is a war criminal for his role in leading a guerrilla insurgency in its former southern province of Kosovo

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Rajevac replaces Kiatisuk as Thailand coach - Football

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Rajevac replaces Kiatisuk as Thailand coach - Football

- BANGKOK: Serbia’s Milovan Rajevac (pic) has been named head coach of Thailand’s national football team. Rajevac replaces Kiatisuk Senamuang, who stood down last month following his side’s 4-0 loss to Japan in Asia’s qualifying tournament for the 2018 World Cup Finals in Russia. “The Football Association of Thailand are pleased to announce that Mr Milovan Rajevac, Serbian football coach with suitable experience, has been selected as the new head coach of the Thailand National Team,” said a statement on the FAT’s official Facebook page yesterday

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  • Kosovo's Trepca first out the hat as Champions League starts all over again - Football
    Kosovo's Trepca first out the hat as Champions League starts all over again - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    GENEVA (Reuters) - Trepca 89, the first team from Kosovo to enter the Champions League, were first out of the hat as the draw for the opening rounds of the 2017/18 competition took place on Monday, just 16 days after last season's final. Celtic were the only former European champions among the 39 teams who featured in the draw for the first and second qualifying rounds of the contest, which will end in Kiev on May 26

     

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  • Serbia go top after comeback 3-1 win in Georgia - Football
    Serbia go top after comeback 3-1 win in Georgia - Football

    , thestar.com.my

    TBILISI (Reuters) - Serbia stayed on course to reach their first major tournament in eight years after goals from Dusan Tadic, Aleksandar Mitrovic and Mijat Gacinovic gave them a smash-and-grab 3-1 win over Georgia in a World Cup Group D qualifier on Friday. The result provisionally lifted the Serbians, who have not played on the big stage since the 2010 World Cup, to the top of their group with 11 points from five games

     

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  • Award-winning pianist to perform at Teatru Manoel
    Award-winning pianist to perform at Teatru Manoel

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    An award-winning Macedonian pianist is to perform at the Teatru Manoel next week. Boban Mirkovski will perform the Toccata Op 7 in C-Major by R Schumann, Hungarian Rhapsody by F. Liszt, piano works by leading Russian composer Aram Khachaturian, Serbez Donka, a piano piece based on traditional Macedonian folk combined with classical and jazz music by Macedonian composer D Imeri and Piano Sonata by 20th century Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich. Mr Mirkovski has won multiple awards for his performances, including accolades at ArsKosova in Kosovo, Davorin Jenko in Serbia, Music & Earth in Bulgaria and the Klimentina Rafajlovka award for best young artist in Macedonia

     

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  • Kosovo votes with war crimes court, corruption in mind
    Kosovo votes with war crimes court, corruption in mind

    , channelnewsasia.com

    PRISTINA: Kosovo voted on Sunday (Jun 11) for a new parliament that will have to navigate tense relations with Serbia, endemic corruption and possible war crimes indictments for some of its leaders. The early general election is only the third since Kosovo unilaterally declared independence in 2008, but it "might be the hardest to predict," according to Florian Bieber, professor of Southeast European Studies at the University of Graz in Austria

     

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