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  1. Albania says stones, concrete, coins hurled at playersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Silicon Alley Insider

    A chunk of concrete, stones, coins and lighters were hurled at Albania's players and officials before and during the match against bitter rivals Serbia that was abandoned amid onfield clashes, the Albanian FA said Thursday. While both countries blame each other for the violence now being investigated by UEFA, Albanian Football Association president Armando Duka demanded a "complete and independent" inquiry into the events that have further poisoned relations between the countries.

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  2. After soccer row, Serbia says Albania not mature enough for EuropeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | AlertNet

    Serbia said on Thursday Albania was "not mature enough" to join the European Union, escalating a war of words provoked by a drone stunt at a soccer match that stirred resentments just as the Balkan neighbours were seeking better relations. The remarks, by Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic, prompted Tirana to summon Belgrade's envoy and cast further doubt on a visit by Albania's premier to Belgrade on Oct. 22, the first of its kind in almost 70 years.

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  3. Serb police nab drone that triggered Balkan ruckusRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Charlotte Observer

    ... score was 0-0 at the time. Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati speaks at a news conference in capital Tirana, Albania Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014, strongly denouncing anti-Albanian slogans and the violence before, during and after the match with ...

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  4. Football: Albania says stones, concrete, coins hurled at players during Serbia clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Straits Times

    Albania's players run for cover during the EURO 2016 group I football match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade on Oct 14, 2014. A chunk of concrete, stones, coins and lighters were hurled at Albania's players and officials before and during the match against bitter rivals Serbia that was abandoned amid onfield clashes, the Albanian Football Association said on Thursday.

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  5. Football violence reveals Serbia-Albania tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | EurActiv.com

    A Euro 2016 football qualifier match between Serbia and Albania, held this week in Belgrade, ended violently, revealing underlying tensions between the two countries. EurActiv Serbia reports.

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  6. Serbia and Albania to face charges after abandonmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | The Northern Echo

    A fight breaks out on the pitch between Serbian fans and Albanian national team players, with from right, Albania's Lorik Cana, Albania's Ansi Agolli, match official, 3rd left Serbia's Nenad Tomovic holding Albanian flag, Albania's Bekim B A skirmish between Serbian and Albanian players breaks out on the pitch during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. The European Championship qualifier between Serbia and Albania wa SERBIA and Albania are facing stiff sanctions after UEFA charged the countries with a number of offences following the abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier in Belgrade.

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  7. 'NATO has to get out of Balkans'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Russia Taday

    The normalization of relations between the Serbs and Albanians won't be possible unless NATO, whose intervention in the Balkans in 1999 made things catastrophic, gets out from the region, Nikola Mirkovic, independent political analyst, told RT. A football match between Serbia and Albania that was held in Belgrade, Serbia, was called off Wednesday after a drone carrying a flag with the insignia of "Greater Albania" appeared above the pitch.

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  8. Kosovo 'jihad' boy rescued in SyriaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | BBC News

    An eight-year-old boy from Kosovo has been reunited with his mother after his jihadist father kept him for five months in Syria. Kosovo's Prime Minister, Hashim Thaci, said the country's intelligence agency had found and rescued Erion Abazi with help from Turkish intelligence.

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  9. PM: Serbia expects apology from AlbaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | B92

    Serbia will remain a true pillar of stability in the Western Balkans, and nothing can compromise this, Prime Minister Aleksandar Vueiae has told CNN. He was commenting on the football match between Serbia and Albania on Tuesday evening in Belgrade, when a small drone was flown above the pitch with a map of the so-called "Greater Albania," which caused disturbance and incidents, after which the game was abandoned.

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  10. Serbia FA blames Albanians for Euro qualifier abandonmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 14 | ABS-CBN News

    The Serbian FA blamed their Albanian rivals for incidents which forced Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifier to be abandoned but will press for several dozen home fans who invaded the pitch to be charged, the governing body said. The politically-sensitive Group I match was halted in the first half when a flag of so-called Greater Albania attached to a remote-controlled drone hovered over Partizan Belgrade's stadium before being grabbed by Serbia defender Stefan Mitrovic.

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  11. After drone stunt, diplomatic row between Serbia and AlbaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 16 | Rediff.com

    Stefan Mitrovic of Serbia grabs a flag depicting so-called Greater Albania, an area covering all parts of the Balkans where ethnic Albanians live, that was flown over the pitch during their Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match against Albania. Photograph: Marko Djurica/Reuters he Serbian FA blamed their Albanian rivals for incidents which forced Tuesday's Euro 2016 qualifier to be abandoned but will press for several dozen home fans who invaded the pitch to be charged, the governing body said.

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  12. From battle of Belgrade to ferocious war of wordsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Sunday Herald

    Serbia and Albania are facing heavy sanctions after UEFA charged the football associations of both countries with a number of offences following the abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier in Belgrade. Serbia and Albania are facing heavy sanctions after UEFA charged the football associations of both countries with a number of offences following the abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier in Belgrade.

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  13. Controversy erupted at the Partizan Stadium on TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | This is The West Country

    Serbia and Albania are facing stiff sanctions after UEFA charged the countries with a number of offences following the abandoned Euro 2016 qualifier in Belgrade. The match was abandoned after a melee erupted after a mini unmanned drone trailed a pro-Albania flag over the stadium.

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  14. Serbia condemns Albanian flag drone stuntRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Football.co.uk

    Serbia's foreign minister said Wednesday an incident in which a pro-Albanian flag flown by a drone sparked violence on and off the pitch at a football match against Albania was a "political provocation". The Euro 2016 qualifier between the Balkan rivals had to be abandoned on Tuesday after a banner showing claims for a "Greater Albania" was flown by drone low over the Partizan Stadium in Belgrade.

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  15. Serbia-Albania match abandoned over drone chaosRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Nation

    A Euro 2016 qualifying match between Serbia and Albania was abandoned after a drone carrying a pro-Albanian message was flown over the stadium late Tuesday, sparking violent scenes on and off the pitch. The match between the Balkan rivals was scoreless when it was stopped in the 41st minute after the drone trailing a "Greater Albania" flag flew over the Partizan Stadium in Belgrade and was brought down by a Serbia player.

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  16. Serbia and Albania await UEFA probeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Basingstoke Gazette

    Serbia and Albania are both facing the possibility of being sanctioned by UEFA after their Euro 2016 qualifier was abandoned on Tuesday night in bizarre circumstances. The Group I encounter, in which Saints midfielder Dusan Tadic was playing for Serbia, and which went ahead despite long-standing political tensions between the two nations, was initially halted just before half-time by a drone trailing a pro-Albania banner hovering over the the Partizan Stadium pitch.

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  17. Greece urges Serbia and Albania to 'strengthen stability'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 10 | B92

    The Greek government hopes that the governments of Albania and Serbia will "in words and deeds" work to strengthen regional stability. This was stressed by Foreign Minister Evangelos Venizelos, the Greek media reported.

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  18. Drone starts soccer riotRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Inside Bay Area

    Serbian officials accused Albania on Wednesday of a deliberate political provocation after a drone flew an Albanian nationalist banner over a stadium in Belgrade during a match between the two Balkan rivals, sparking violence between players and fans. The referee halted and then abandoned the scoreless European Championship qualifying match in the 41st minute Tuesday night when a Serbian player grabbed the banner -- which carried a map of Albania enlarged to include chunks of its neighbors -- and Albanian players tried to protect it.

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  19. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 15 | Daily Star

    Premier League referee Martin Atkinson was forced to abandon Tuesday night's game after a flag-flying drone provoked a mass brawl. But Ivanovic said: "We can only regret that football took a back seat.

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  20. Drone banner at soccer game ignites Balkan ruckusRead the original story

    Wednesday Oct 15 | The Aiken Standard

    It was all about the drone Wednesday - the one that took off from an Orthodox Church in Belgrade and flew over a soccer stadium with a nationalist Albanian banner. It ignited more than a brawl between players and fans - it inflamed years of simmering tensions between Balkan rivals Serbia and Albania.

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