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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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Approximately 130 MS soldiers headed to Kosovo

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Approximately 130 MS soldiers headed to Kosovo

- JACKSON, MS (Mississippi News Now) - Members of the 1st Battalion, 185th Aviation Regiment (1-185th AR), headquartered in Tupelo, will travel to Fort Hood, Texas, on May 14 for. eventual service in Kosovo. Approximately 130 soldiers are deploying for approximately 10 months in support of Operation Joint Guardian. Approximately 60 troops are. assigned to the regiment’s headquarters in Tupelo, with the remaining 70 guardsmen assigned to Companies A and D, 1-185th AR in Jackson

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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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Serbian-UAE ties given boost by literary deal

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Serbian-UAE ties given boost by literary deal

- Sharjah: Serbs in the UAE and fans of the Eastern European country now have a reason to celebrate. Last week, the Sharjah Book Authority and the National Library of Serbia inked a deal which will see the two bodies cooperate in cultural and literary areas. The deal aims to boost the promotion of both Serbian and UAE culture at exhibitions, book fairs, festivals, presentations, conferences, seminars and other promotional activities

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Malta beats Kosovo in Women’s World Cup preliminary round

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Malta beats Kosovo in Women’s World Cup preliminary round

- Malta’s 3-1 win over Kosovo in Group 2 of the Preliminary Round of the Women’s World Cup Malta beat Kosovo 3-1, finishing with a total of four points in the 2019 Women’s World Cup preliminary round commitments. The team however missed out on qualification to the group phase, with Albania claiming top spot after securing a last-gasp 2-1 win over Greece in the other match

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Coppa Davis, Serbia-Spagna, il lob magico di Djokovic a Ramos-Vinolas

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Coppa Davis, Serbia-Spagna, il lob magico di Djokovic a Ramos-Vinolas

- Codice embed Grande colpo del tennista serbo contro Ramos Vinolas nella prima giornata della sfida di Coppa Davis tra Serbia e Spagna. Novak si è imposto 6-3, 6-4, 6-2 e la Serbia guida 2-0 dopo i primi singolari Mostra DescrizioneMostra meno Parole chiave: serbia, spagna, djokovic, ramos, vinolas, davis, pallonetto, lob.

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2 juruterbang tentera Serbia maut

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2 juruterbang tentera Serbia maut

- BELGRADE: Dua juruterbang tentera Serbia terbunuh apabila pesawat tempur mereka terhempas di sini. Kementerian Pertahanan berkata, punca sebenar pesawat itu terhempas kira-kira 50 kilometer di barat daya bandar ini masih belum diketahui dan pegawai sudah memulakan siasatan. Pesawat Super Galeb G-4 itu digunakan dalam latihan untuk menyerang serta misi latihan. Ia adalah pesawat tentera keenam terhempas di Serbia sejak 2006, mengorbankan sejumlah enam orang termasuk lima juruterbang

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Hundreds rally in Belgrade to protest over election win for Vucic

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Hundreds rally in Belgrade to protest over election win for Vucic

- BELGRADE Hundreds of people rallied peacefully for a second night in Belgrade on Tuesday to protest against the overwhelming victory of Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic in a presidential election. Protesters gathered in front of the Serbian parliament, following announcements on social media, chanting "No to dictatorship" and blowing whistles. "What we want is Vucic to step down, he is an autocrat and we do not want him," said Nemanja Tomic, 22, a student

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Aleksandar Vucic: Serbia's hardline hawk turned friend of West

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Aleksandar Vucic: Serbia's hardline hawk turned friend of West

- Belgrade (AFP) - Aleksandar Vucic, who according to an estimate by pollsters was elected president of Serbia on Sunday, has undergone a remarkable political transformation from ultra-nationalist to pro-European liberal. Once banned from entering the European Union during the 1990s Balkan wars, when he was a close ally of Slobodan Milosevic, the tall 47-year-old is now spearheading Serbia's efforts to join the EU after a dramatic switch away from nationalism

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Putin ally in Serbia Aleksandar Vucic confirms domination with presidential win

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Putin ally in Serbia Aleksandar Vucic confirms domination with presidential win

- BELGRADE (REUTERS) - Conservative Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic won Serbia's presidential election on Sunday (April 2) by a huge margin, confirming his domination of the Balkan country balanced between the West and Russia. Vucic, 47, avoided a run-off by taking more than 55 per cent of the vote; his nearest rival, opposition candidate and former rights advocate Sasa Jankovic, trailed on 16

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Serbia elects Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as president

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Serbia elects Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic as president

- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic is projected to have won a clear victory in the country's presidential election. With most votes counted in Sunday's poll, he has won well over 50% of the vote, the threshold to avoid a run-off. His closest challenger, Sasa Jankovic, had 14%, while satirical candidate Ljubisa Preletacevic was third with 9%. Mr Vucic is pro-EU, but is accused by his rivals of using the election to tighten his grip on power

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Serbian Strongman Leader With Russian Ties Favored to Win Presidential Race

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Serbian Strongman Leader With Russian Ties Favored to Win Presidential Race

- Serbian voters cast ballots Sunday in a presidential election that will test the rule of strongman Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic amid Russia's growing influence in the Balkan area. Vucic is expected to win the presidential election by a wide margin against 10 opposition candidates. Vucic, a former ultranationalist who evolved into a self-declared pro-European politician, could be dealt a setback if he fails to sweep his opponents in the first round of voting

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Stranded in Serbia, migrants endure an odyssey of violence

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Stranded in Serbia, migrants endure an odyssey of violence

- BELGRADE: Driven back by police batons and snarling dogs, or beaten and robbed by the smugglers they relied on, migrants caught in Serbia have regularly been victims of violence as they struggle to reach Europe. About 8,000 migrants have been trapped in the country since the European Union closed its borders, hoping to block the so-called Balkans route taken by hundreds of thousands of people fleeing the Middle East, Asia and Africa

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  • Oklahoma Army National Guard medical evacuation unit deploys to Kosovo
    Oklahoma Army National Guard medical evacuation unit deploys to Kosovo

    , oklahoman.com

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

    , timesofmalta.com

    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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