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Albania to add an infantry platoon in Afghanistan

TIRANA, Albania - Albania's defense minister says it plans to send a third infantry platoon in Afghanistan. Minister Olta Xhacka on Friday said another platoon would join the two existing ones at the Resolute Support mission "in response to U.S. President Donald Trump's new strategy on Afghanistan,"

WASHINGTON POST - 2017-09-15 07:34:00

Balkan Police Break Up Turkish Migrant Smuggling Ring

SARAJEVO - Police in the Balkans have arrested 21 men suspected of smuggling close to 200 Turks to the European Union, officials said on Thursday. The suspects, including a Turkish national who is believed to be the ring leader, are accused of taking advantage of visa -free travel between Turkey and

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-14 15:03:28

Bosnia and Herzegovina eyes helo procurement amid political tension

WARSAW, Poland - Bosnia and Herzegovina's Defence Ministry has unveiled plans to purchase 32 new transport helicopters for the country's armed forces to replace its Soviet-designed Mil Mi-8 helos. To finance the planned procurement and a number of other "high-priority projects" in the field of def

DEFENSENEWS.COM - 2017-09-13 16:37:30

Going to school in the Balkans, segregated by ethnicity

In Kosovo, children attend schools based on their ethnic group, Albanian or Serbian, the latter paid for by Belgrade. (AFP Photo/Armend NIMANI) In their ethnically divided school, Kosovo Albanian children only meet up with their Serb counterparts on the playing field. (AFP Photo/Armend NIMANI) Offic

YAHOO! - 2017-09-13 15:50:12

Children Killed in Yemen Airstrikes: Daily Brief

Plus: World Bank silent on Burma; Cambodia to return refugees to Vietnam; No justice for Bosnia sexual violence victims; Refugee children face abuses; Italy pays for lack of legal immigration channel; Australia's gay marriage plebiscite; Hate crimes against LGBT people in UK. Get the Daily Brief by

HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH - 2017-09-12 10:49:01

Air force brat determined to beat multiple sclerosis at Invictus Games

* Multiple Sclerosis no barrier to naval officer * New Zealand's Invictus Games team goes hard ahead of international event * Crushed in Bosnia and stung in Timor, Daryl Burton is back playing sport MS is a central nervous system disease which affects movement, sensation and body functions. Marsha

STUFF - 2017-09-12 20:33:49

PM: Islamic State Flags Not Flying in Bosnia

Islamic State flags are not flying in Bosnia, Prime Minister Denis Zvizdic said on Tuesday, dismissing allegations by some European leaders that radical Bosnian Muslims in the Balkan country were posing a terrorist threat for Europe. Bosnian Muslims generally practice a moderate form of Islam but so

VOICE OF AMERICA - 2017-09-12 17:40:19

Pitt-Bradford's KOA Art Gallery to feature Samila Sosic

BRADFORD - The University of Pittsburgh at Bradford's KOA Art Gallery featured the work of local artist Samila Sosic in an exhibition opening Friday, Sept. 8. An opening for the show, "Between the Line and the Mind," will be held at noon in KOA Speer Electronics Lobby of Blaisdell Hall. The exhibiti

COURIER-EXPRESS - 2017-09-11 21:14:00

Apocalyptic September? Here Is A List Of 27 Major Disasters That Have Already Happened So Far This Month

Two major hurricanes, unprecedented earthquake swarms and wildfires roaring out of control all over the northwest United States - what else will go wrong next? When I originally pointed to the month of September as a critical time, I had no idea that we would see so many catastrophic natural disaste

THESLEUTHJOURNAL.COM - 2017-09-11 19:59:50

The 10 best international prospects in the 2018 NBA Draft that aren't Luka Doncic

no international man of mystery, despite how sensational that may sound, and his talents are so unique that he is probably the most interesting player playing in Europe this year. He's good. You should keep an eye on him this year. We will repeat that plenty throughout this season, dissecting him in

FANSIDED - 2017-09-11 07:42:50

'We Want Some Answers:' Family of Missing Retired U.S. Army Captain Julia Jacobson Asking for Help

It's been nine days since retired U.S. Army Captain Julia Jacobson disappeared. Jacobson Family And with each passing hour, her family's concern grows. "Every day that goes by, I just fear the worst," Casey Jacobson, Julia's older sister, told Dateline. "People just don't disappear, especially

NBC NEWS - 2017-09-11 17:51:53

Countdown to Trail Blazers training camp: Jusuf Nurkic

The long, uneventful summer for the Portland Trail Blazers is almost over. The 2017-18 season unofficially begins September 25, when the Blazers assemble for media day at the Moda Center. Nearly everyone from last season's team is back, including Damian Lillard, CJ McCollum and Jusuf Nurkic, but exp

OREGONIAN - 2017-09-11 16:56:23

Pride of Azerbaijan, Qarabag take a step into unknown

LONDON (Reuters) - Champions League debutants Qarabag will offer novelty value to the group phase of Europe's top club competition but the "Barcelona of the Caucasus", as their fans like to refer to them, will not just be there for souvenirs. Qarabag, founder members of the Azerbaijani Premier Leag

REUTERS UK - 2017-09-11 16:38:03

Juventus CEO calls for Europe to follow EPL's 'wise' decision on transfers

Juventus CEO Giuseppe Marotta has openly welcomed the idea of following the Premier League's decision to close the summer transfer window before the season starts - claiming the move was a "wise" one. This week saw 14 out of 20 Premier League clubs vote to close the summer transfer window before the

MSN.COM - 2017-09-09 00:03:32

As China Moves In, Serbia Reaps Benefits (With Strings Attached)

SMEDEREVO, Serbia - When President Xi Jinping of China chose an industrial town on the Danube River to announce that Serbia was at the center of a $900 billion "One Belt, One Road" infrastructure initiative, it was a bold declaration that his country had set up shop on Europe's southeastern flank. S

NEW YORK TIMES - 2017-09-09 07:00:00

U.S. demands recall of Austro-Hungarian envoy, Sept. 9, 1914

Minutes before their assassination that led to World War I, Franz Ferdinand, archduke of Austria, walks to a car with his wife, Sophie, in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on June 28, 1914. On this day in 1914, a month after the outbreak of World War I, Robert Lansing, the secretary of state, demanded that the A

POLITICO - 2017-09-09 04:19:06

Arsenal's Kolasinac second only to Madrid's Marcelo in assist stakes

The Gunners snapped up the Bosnia international defender as a free agent over the summer and are already benefiting from his creativity Sead Kolasinac has made an immediate impact at Arsenal, with his creativity from the back second only to Real Madrid's Marcelo. The Gunners snapped up the Bosnia

GOAL.COM - 2017-09-09 14:33:56

AYS DIGEST 08.09.17: Croatia tries to Deport Unaccompanied Minor

Daily news digests from the field, mainly for volunteers and refugees on the route, but also for journalists and other parties. Mustafa Shirzad Never Mind the Law, Madam - Croatia Tries to Deport an Unaccompanied Minor An unaccompanied minor housed at the Institution for Education of Children and Ju

MEDIUM - 2017-09-09 02:06:13

Ireland Picks 'Song Of Granite' As Oscar Submission

Provided by Deadline Pat Collins' Song Of Granite has been selected by the Irish Film & Television Academy to represent Ireland in this year's Oscar Foreign Language race. The pic, which bowed at SXSW this year, tells the life story of Joe Heaney, the legendary singer of traditional Irish music kno

MSN.COM - 2017-09-08 20:41:09

Two-thirds of American adults get news from social media: survey

Logo of the Twitter and Facebook are seen through magnifier on display in this illustration taken in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Decem By Angela Moon (Reuters) - About two-thirds of American adults are getting "at least some of their news on social media" with two-in-ten doing so often, accor

KELO.COM - 2017-09-08 20:03:00