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February 19, 2017 9:00 AM Bill Clinton Moved to Tears by Albanian Immigrant You Saved My Life

Bill Clinton was moved to tears at a NYC restaurant after an immigrant waiter got down on his knees and credited Bill with saving his life. The former Prez and First Lady were dining Friday night at Sea Fire Grill. As they ate smoked salmon and Branzino, one of the servers -- an Albanian immigrant -- came to their table, dropped to his knees and told Bill, "Sir, I want to thank 49

February 8, 2017 12:02 PM The Latest: EU Nations Took 12,000 Refugees From 160K Plan

European Union countries have only taken in around 12,000 refugees from overburdened Greece and Italy despite promising to share 160,000 almost 18 months ago. A European Commission progress report on the refugee emergency shows that only 9,000 were relocated from Greece. Hundreds of thousands of migrants entered the country last year. Commission Vice-President 41

January 24, 2017 5:42 PM Kosovo's admission to UEFA upheld by CAS after appeal by Serbia

The Court of Arbitration for Sport has dismissed the appeal of the Football Association of Serbia (FAS) against the admission of Kosovo to UEFA. The Football Federation of Kosovo (FFK) became a member after a vote at the UEFA Congress in Budapest in May 2016, becoming the 55th nation of the association by 28 votes to 24. Serbia and its allies, including 34

January 13, 2017 7:15 PM Kosovo says Serbia's train to its north violates sovereignty

PRISTINA, Kosovo – Kosovo considers Serbia's effort to launch a rail link between the two countries as a provocation and an aggressive violation of its sovereignty. The Serbian government announced Friday it will launch a railway link between Belgrade and northern Mitrovica in Kosovo, where most of the country's ethnic Serb minority is located 22

December 24, 2016 12:42 AM German Police Arrest Two Brothers Plotting Shopping Center Attack

German police have arrested two men suspected of planning an attack on a shopping center in a city close to the Dutch border. Authorities said that the two men—brothers aged 31 and 28, who were born in Kosovo—were intending to target the CentrO shopping complex in Oberhausen, the BBC reported. The shopping complex describes itself as “Europe’s biggest 29

December 12, 2016 3:01 PM Extradited Serb Charged of War Crimes in Kosovo

Kosovo authorities have detained a Serb citizen suspected of war crimes during the 1998-99 war. The capital Pristina court on Monday issued a one-month detention order for a Roma Serb, identified as S.B., charged of war crimes. Last weekend the suspect was arrested in Bosnia-Herzegovina and extradited to Kosovo. The Serb is accused of being part of a paramilitary 24

December 4, 2016 10:51 AM Austrians Vote for President in Test of Far Right’s Strength

VIENNA — In a closely watched election, Austrians voted on Sunday for a new president, the climax of a bitter yearlong tussle and the latest test of anti-migrant, anti-Muslim and populist forces rising across the Continent and in the United States. Norbert Hofer, 45, of Austria’s right-wing Freedom Party, has made the biggest advances of any populist 45

November 29, 2016 11:57 AM Central, South European Foreign Ministers Discuss Challenges

Foreign ministers from central and southeastern Europe and the European Union's top diplomat discussed on Tuesday challenges to the regions' security and the need for close cooperation with and within the European Union to counter various threats. The meeting in Warsaw was called by Poland's foreign minister, Witold Waszczykowski, at a time when Poland 58

November 18, 2016 6:22 PM Prosecutor says jailed Kosovo activist killed himself, no foul play

PRISTINA A Kosovo opposition activist found dead in his cell this month committed suicide and no one else was involved, a prosecutor said on Friday. Astrit Dehari's death triggered street protests after his nationalist Vetevendosje (VV) party called it murder, accused the government of failing to protect him and demanded an investigation. "All the evidence 29

November 17, 2016 1:31 PM Kosovo police say they stopped attack on Israeli soccer team

(CNN)Kosovo police say they prevented planned synchronized terror attacks in Kosovo and the Balkans, one targeting Israel's national soccer team and fans during the Albania vs. Israel match on November 12. In a statement, police said they arrested 19 people believed to be planning attacks coordinated by two ringleaders currently in Syria "alongside ISIS." Police 34