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September 28, 2016 3:48 PM Serbia get CAS date to challenge Kosovo UEFA membership

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The Serbian football federation has appealed to the Court of Arbitration for Sport against Kosovo being accepted as a member of UEFA. CAS said it will hear the case on Oct. 31. In May, UEFA member federations voted 28-24 in favor of Kosovo's application after Serbia led the opposition to its former province. The then-president 37

September 23, 2016 1:41 PM The Latest: 148 bodies recovered after Egypt boat tragedy

Egypt’s state news agency says the total number of bodies pulled from the Mediterranean waters off the Egyptian coast has climbed to 148, three days after a boat carrying hundreds of migrants capsized. MENA quoted Wahdan el-Sayyed, the spokesman of the Nile Delta province of Beheira, as saying Friday that the search operation is still ongoing for more bodies 40

September 6, 2016 8:47 PM Private plane from Italy crashes in Macedonia, killing 6

A private plane traveling from the north Italian city of Treviso has crashed in a mountainous region of Macedonia, killing all six people onboard. Police told The Associated Press that four Italian nationals and two from Kosovo were killed in the crash south of the capital Skopje. The pilot had requested to land at Skopje's airport to refuel but didn't 22

September 3, 2016 4:50 PM Albanians celebrate Balkan nation's ties to 'Saint' Teresa

TIRANA, Albania — Sitting on the steps outside St. Marie’s church after mass in this capital city, 12-year-old Tereza Njebza notes that she was born on Oct. 19, 2003, the day that Mother Teresa — who has Albanian roots — was beatified as Blessed Teresa of Calcutta. Her father named her after Mother Teresa, who officially becomes Saint Teresa of Calcutta 46

September 2, 2016 11:55 AM Man throws Molotov cocktails on McDonald's in Belgrade

BELGRADE, Serbia – Serbian police say they have arrested a man suspected of throwing several gasoline bombs at a McDonald's restaurant in Belgrade. Police said that no one was injured in the incident that took place around noon (1000GMT) Friday in a new part of the Serbian capital. The statement identified the man only by his initials, M.P., born in 1979. No other 35

August 30, 2016 1:42 PM Tensions Mount as Record Numbers Crowd French Migrant Camp

CALAIS, France — Tempers are rising among migrants squeezed in record numbers into a shrinking slum camp in France's port city of Calais, where they spend hours in line waiting for food and showers. For the increasingly desperate and weary travelers in the camp known as "the jungle," the path to Britain — where most hope to go — appears blocked 45

August 22, 2016 11:06 AM Olympics-More Carnival than clockwork, but Rio pulls it off

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug 22 (Reuters) - In the end, it was a tale of two Games. The yin and yang Olympics, one of stark contrasts between the feats on the field of play, and regrettable actions off it. Staged despite a lack of funds, deep recession and social turmoil, Rio de Janeiro unfurled South America's first Olympic Games hoping against hope that the power 34

August 22, 2016 10:21 AM The best quotes of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

The Rio 2016 Olympics will live long in the memory for a number of reasons, not least the quotes in lieu of victory and defeat that displayed the athlete's personalities so pertinently. "There you go, I'm the greatest," were the words of Usain Bolt after winning his ninth gold medal and announcing his retirement from the Olympics. "Will there be another 39

August 22, 2016 2:13 AM More Carnival than clockwork, but Rio pulls it off

RIO DE JANEIRO In the end, it was a tale of two Games. The yin and yang Olympics, one of stark contrasts between the feats on the field of play, and regrettable actions off it. Staged despite a lack of funds, deep recession and social turmoil, Rio de Janeiro unfurled South America's first Olympic Games hoping against hope that the power of sport would 49

August 15, 2016 10:00 PM Biden rebaptizes Clinton in Scranton

In the city where both have roots, the veep and the nominee try to appeal to voters tempted by Trump. SCRANTON, Pa. — No one ever really knows exactly what Joe Biden’s about to say, but Hillary Clinton wants him to keep saying it. Their first campaign trail stop was, naturally, in this town: Clinton was baptized here, Biden grew up here, it is the nexus 56