Stories tagged: Serbia
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018, 8:45 a.m.
Serbia’s president refused to meet with his Kosovo counterpart at European Union-backed talks Friday, dashing hopes of an imminent improvement in long-strained relations between the two countries.
UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 5, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
Gonzaga-bound Filip Petrusev scored 29 points as Serbia outlasted host Latvia 99-90 Sunday to win the FIBA U18 European Championships. France, led by Gonzaga redshirt freshman Joel Ayayi’s 22 points, …
UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 4, 2018, 6:50 p.m.
Incoming Gonzaga forward Filip Petrusev and Serbia got the better of Zag redshirt freshman Joel Ayayi and France at the FIBA U18 European Championships.
UPDATED: Wed., July 4, 2018, 5:40 p.m.
Nigel Williams-Goss has agreed to a three-year contract with Olympiacos for more than $2 million, according to Sportando. Eurohoops.net reported the same dollar figures but said the ex-Zag and the …
UPDATED: Wed., June 27, 2018, 2:54 p.m.
Paulinho and Thiago Silva scored a goal each to give Brazil a 2-0 victory over Serbia and first place in their World Cup group. Brazil won Group E and will …
UPDATED: Fri., June 22, 2018, 2:29 p.m.
Granit Xhaka and Xherdan Shaqiri scored in Switzerland’s 2-1 victory over Serbia at the World Cup and both celebrated by making a nationalist symbol to their ethnic Albanian heritage. Both …
Sun., June 17, 2018, 6:28 p.m.
With a curling free kick that decided the outcome of the match, Aleksandar Kolarov immediately drew some comparisons to Cristiano Ronaldo.
UPDATED: Sat., March 31, 2018, 6:14 p.m.
Gonzaga-bound forward Filip Petrusev capped his prep career with another strong performance and a national championship. Petrusev scored 15 points as No. 1 Montverde Academy capped an unbeaten season with …
UPDATED: Wed., March 21, 2018, 5:22 p.m.
Former Zag Nigel Williams-Goss is 6,420 miles from here but he feels connected to Thursday’s Gonzaga-Florida State matchup at the Staples Center. Williams-Goss, who is in his first professional season …
Sat., Feb. 24, 2018, 10:38 a.m.
For years, Russia has worked to gain influence in Southeast Europe, using Serbia as a foothold to establish a friendly pocket on a hostile continent.
Tue., Jan. 16, 2018, 8:43 a.m.
A leading Serb politician in northern Kosovo was gunned down Tuesday morning, an attack that raised ethnic tensions in the Balkans and prompted the suspension of EU-mediated talks between Kosovo …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 6, 2018, 4:53 p.m.
Former Gonzaga guard Nigel Williams-Goss is playing professionally in Serbia but he made time and arrangements to deliver a special birthday present to his dad.
Mon., Oct. 30, 2017, 7:45 a.m.
The European Union on Monday warned member candidate Serbia that appointing a general who was convicted for war crimes as a lecturer at the Balkan country’s military academy goes against …
UPDATED: Sun., Oct. 22, 2017, 6:50 p.m.
Gonzaga is on the scoreboard in the 2018 class with a commitment from Filip Petrusev, a talented 6-foot-11 forward from Serbia.
Tue., Oct. 17, 2017, 8:35 a.m.
Russia increased pressure on Serbia on Tuesday to grant diplomatic status to the Russian staff of a controversial facility that U.S. officials believe could become Kremlin’s spy base in the …
Wed., Oct. 11, 2017, 9:26 a.m.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received a rousing welcome on Wednesday as he visited a predominantly Muslim region in southwestern Serbia.
Fri., Oct. 6, 2017, 12:21 p.m.
Several hundred people have gathered at an opposition protest demanding that an upcoming local election in the Serbian capital of Belgrade be free and fair.
Sun., Sept. 3, 2017, 9:02 a.m.
Three people were arrested after their car crashed into the Serbian president’s motorcade, officials and media said Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017, 7:11 p.m.
Former Gonzaga standout Nigel Williams-Goss is heading overseas to begin his professional career. He will play for KK Partizan in Belgrade, Serbia. The team announced Williams-Goss agreed to a two-year …
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 14, 2017, 9:15 a.m.
Serbia’s foreign minister has called for a compromise over Kosovo that could end a dispute hindering both countries from one day becoming European Union members.
Mon., July 10, 2017, 9:31 p.m.
SMEDEREVO, Serbia – A giant Chinese red flag flutters on a pole where an American flag used to fly at a steel mill in this dusty industrial Serbian town. The …
Thu., May 18, 2017, 12:58 p.m.
A report by the U.N. children’s agency published on Wednesday warned that more than 300,000 children have been migrating alone worldwide over a two-year period, in a dramatic escalation of …
Mon., April 3, 2017, 12:56 p.m.
A near-complete official vote count of Serbia’s presidential election confirmed on Monday that prime minister Aleksandar Vucic has won by a landslide in the first round of voting, further strengthening …
Fri., March 24, 2017, 7:32 a.m.
Serbia’s prime minister pledged on Friday that the Balkan country will never join NATO or any other military alliance as Serbia marked the 18th anniversary of the start of NATO …
Fri., March 3, 2017, 7:41 a.m.
The European Union’s foreign policy chief urged Serbia on Friday to keep on course toward membership in the 28-nation bloc far-right lawmakers interrupted her speech with pro-Russian chants.
Thu., Dec. 22, 2016, 10:48 a.m.
Russia will supply Serbia with fighter jets, tanks and combat vehicles, a move that potentially strengthens Moscow’s influence in the Balkans.
Mon., Oct. 19, 2015, 4:34 p.m.
BERKASOVO, Serbia – Thousands of people trying to reach the heart of Europe surged across Serbia’s border into Croatia on Monday after authorities eased restrictions that had left them stranded …
Thu., Oct. 16, 2014
LONDON – UEFA opened disciplinary cases on Wednesday against the Serbian and Albanian football associations over the fighting between players and fans that led to their European Championship qualifier in …
Mon., April 8, 2013
BOISE – Even an ankle injury couldn’t stop world No. 1 Novak Djokovic from dominating Sam Querrey 7-5, 6-7 (4), 6-1, 6-0 to give Serbia an insurmountable 3-1 lead in …