Stories tagged: serbia
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
Kosovo’s prime minister has cancelled his participation at a summit of Central European countries following denigrating words from the Czech president against his country.
Thu., Sept. 12, 2019
The U.S. came to China looking to again be the best in the world. It will go home with the worst tournament showing in program history.
Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
BELGRADE, Serbia – Serbia praised China on Tuesday for boosting the Balkan nation’s military with drones and other equipment amid Western concerns that the arms buildup could threaten fragile peace …
Tue., Sept. 10, 2019
Czech President Milos Zeman dislikes Kosovo, a former Serbian province whose declaration of independence Serbia does not recognize.
UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 6, 2019
The former Gonzaga star jogs between five courts Monday at the HUB Sports Center to check on 122 youngsters at his third annual skills camp, leaning over to high-five one …
UPDATED: Sat., July 13, 2019
Williams-Goss is joining the Utah Jazz on a three-year contract, according to multiple reports, two years after being drafted late in the second round by the NBA team.
UPDATED: Wed., May 29, 2019
Russia and its traditional ally Serbia are blaming NATO and the European Union for the recent increase in tensions in Kosovo which saw local police launch a raid in the …
UPDATED: Tue., May 28, 2019
Serbia put its troops on full alert Tuesday after heavily armed Kosovo police entered Serb-dominated northern Kosovo, firing tear gas and arresting about two dozen people in what they called …
Sat., Dec. 15, 2018
Braving snow and cold weather, thousands rallied Saturday in Serbia’s capital of Belgrade to express discontent with the autocratic rule of President Aleksandar Vucic and his government.
Fri., Sept. 7, 2018
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Three people were arrested after their car crashed into the Serbian president’s motorcade, officials and media said Sunday.
UPDATED: Mon., Aug. 28, 2017
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
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
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 …