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Italy defeat Albania in world cup qualifier.

Italy defeat Albania in world cup qualifier...

- MENAFN - JO

Italy beat Albania in match marred by crowd trouble.

Italy survived some first-half scares on the way to a 2-0 win over Albania in a World Cup qualifier marred by crowd trouble caused by away fans on Friday.

- BDNews24 - BD

World Cup qualifiers: Italy's Gianluigi Buffon marks 1000th appearance with win over Albania; Spain thrash Israel.

Italy kept pace with Spain in European World Cup qualifying as goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon played his 1,000th professional match in a 2-0 victory over Albania on Friday. The post World Cup qualifiers: Italy's Gianluigi Buffon marks 1000th appearance with win over Albania; Spain thrash Israel appeared first on Firstpost.

- Firstpost - IN

Flares can't halt Italy as Immobile downs Albania.

Italy maintained their 2018 World Cup qualifying bid with a 2-0 win over Albania on Friday.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kosovo Serb Leader Asserts Innocence as Retrial Begins.

The retrial of Kosovo Serb political party leader Oliver Ivanovic began with the defendant again insisting he is not guilty of ordering the killings of nine ethnic Albanians in 1999.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Italy beat Albania in match marred by crowd trouble.

Italy survived some first-half scares on the way to a 2-0 win over Albania in a World Cup qualifier marred by crowd trouble caused by away fans. A Daniele De Rossi penalty and Ciro Immobile header gave Italy three points in Group G as their veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made his 1,000th senior appearance. De Rossi had ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Italy beat Albania in match marred by crowd trouble.

PALERMO, March 25 — Italy survived some first-half scares on the way to a 2-0 win over Albania in a World Cup qualifier marred by crowd trouble caused by away fans yesterday. A Daniele De Rossi penalty and Ciro Immobile header gave Italy three...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Italy beat Albania in match marred by crowd trouble.

PALERMO, Italy - Italy survived some first-half scares on the way to a 2-0 win over Albania in a World Cup qualifier marred by crowd trouble caused by away fans on Friday.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Albanian police detain Israeli man with suspicious device.

TIRANA, Albania " Albanian police say they have detained an Israeli citizen who was found with a suspicious electronic device.A statement Friday said the Israeli citizen, a 51 year-old-man identified as F.Y., was stopped at...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

K. Albanian politician chats with dead party founder.

A high ranking official of the Democratic League of Kosovo has visited the grave of the party's founder, Ibrahim Rugova. On this occasion, Haki Borovci revealed, he "informed Rugova about certain issues."

- B92 - SK

Thaci 'tones down rhetoric' on Kosovo army.

Kosovo President Hashim Thaci has toned down his rhetoric on the issue of establishing a Kosovo army, after his meeting with the US ambassador. Koha Ditore, an Albanian language daily from Pristina, is reporting this on Friday, adding that Thaci "agreed to temporarily back away" from his decision to transform the Kosovo ...

- B92 - SK

Buffon set for 1,000th senior game

Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is set to play his 1,000th senior game on Friday when Italy host Albania in a World Cup qualifier.

- The Daily Star - LB

Buffon set for 1,000th senior game

MILAN - Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is set to play his 1,000th senior game on Friday when Italy host Albania in a World Cup qualifier.

- SBS.com.au - AU

Buffon set for 1,000th senior game

MILAN, March 24 — Veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is set to play his 1,000th senior game today when Italy host Albania in a World Cup qualifier. The 39-year-old will be making his 168th appearance for his country, a 20-year international...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Buffon set for 1,000th match of his career

Gianluigi Buffon will play his 1,000th match when Italy face Albania in a World Cup qualifier today with the veteran seemingly no closer to thinking about retirement. The Italy and Juventus goalkeeper, 39, who has previously joked he will retire when he is 65, was giving little away about his future plans yesterday. As far ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Italy's Buffon set to make 1,000th appearance against Albania

ROME, March 24 ― Gianluigi Buffon will make his 1,000th career appearance when the legendary goalkeeper pulls on the gloves once more for Italy today against Albania. The 39-year-old Juventus stopper made his professional debut in 1995 as a...

- The Malay Mail - MY

AP Weekly Sports Calendar

EDITORS:These are among the top sports events of the week. Coverage of most of these events will move on this circuit:Various sites " football, World Cup qualifying: EUROPE: Turkey vs. Finland, Georgia vs. Serbia, Italy vs. Albania,...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Macedonia Protests Continue Over Proposed Governing Coalition

Protests continued in the Macedonian capital, Skopje, on March 22 over a proposed political deal that would boost the official use of the Albanian language. Protesters oppose a political deal between the Social Democratic Union and ethnic Albanian parties. Some held signs accusing U.S. businessman George Soros of trying to ...

- Radio Free Europe - US

Two hurt in explosion in Albanian army base

An explosion that occurred in an army base in Albania on Wednesday resulted in two army personnel receiving light injuries. The Albanian Defense Ministry announced this on Thursday.

- B92 - SK

Albania Reforms Senate Caucus to Boost US Ties

After years of allowing its old association in the US Congress to lapse, the Senate Caucus has been reactivated to support the aspirations of Albanians and their influence in Washington.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Explosion slightly hurts 2 in Albania's military base

Albania's defense ministry says an explosion has slightly injured two army personnel at a base in the west of the country.

- FOX News - US

Italy look to insatiable 'Rooster' Belotti

He's known as the 'Rooster' with the insatiable appetite for goals, and Albania coach Gianni Di Biasi, for one, will be hoping Italy sensation Andrea Belotti goes hungry on Friday.

- The Daily Star - LB

Explosion slightly hurts 2 in Albania's military base

TIRANA, Albania " Albania's defense ministry says an explosion has slightly injured two army personnel at a base in the west of the country.In a statement Thursday, the ministry said that an explosion the previous day injured...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Italy look to insatiable 'Rooster' Andrea Belotti

Italy look to take another step towards the 2018 World Cup in Russia when they host a heavily-supported Albania.

- Daily Nation - KE

Kosovo's upcoming Iceland match is more than just football — it's a diplomatic score

Australian football star Besart Berisha recently flew to Kosovo's capital, Pristina, to play for the country where he was born. For me, it's a very exciting time and I hope I have a great game,' he told the press. Set for March 25, the game – Kosovo against Iceland – is part of the first round of qualifiers for the 2018 ...

- The Conversation - UK

Skopje urged by EU to form new government 'swiftly'

Macedonia urgently needs a new government to conduct reforms, EU Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations Johannes Hahn has said. Beta is reporting that Hahn posted this on Twitter after his meeting in Skopje on Tuesday with leader of the ethnic Albanian Besa Movement Bilal Kasami.

- B92 - SK

In Pictures: Albanian Capital Undergoes Facelift

The New Bazaar in the centre of Tirana is the most recent site in the Albanian capital to have been unveiled as part of extensive renovations and construction that has turned much of the city into a construction site over the past few months.

- Balkan Insight - UK

EU to Macedonia: 'Stop playing with fire'

The EU has once again urged Macedonia to let Albanian parties join a new government and to stop playing with fire' on ethnic hate speech.

- EU Observer - EU

Kosovo, Albania Give 'Common Market' Call Thumbs Down

Kosovo's Prime Minister has dismissed calls for a Western Balkan 'common market' as a pointless diversion from the goal of EU membership - while an important union in Albania has reached the same conclusion.

- Balkan Insight - UK

26% of Macedonians have Confidence in Nikola Gruevski, 13.5 – in Zoran Zaev

The approval rating of the leader of the Macedonian party VMRO-DPMNE - Nikola Gruevski – is almost double that of Zoran Zaev, chairman of the SDSM . According to a survey conducted by the Institute for Political and International Studies in Skopje, quoted by BNR, 26 percent of Macedonians say they have confidence in ...

- Novinite - BG

EP Adopts Resolution on Bulgarians in Albania

A month ago, the European Parliament adopted a resolution on Albania, which included a text, put forward by Bulgarian MEPs Andrey Kovatchev and Angel Dzhambazki, reaffirming the rights of the Bulgarian population in Mala Prespa, Golo Brdo and Gora.  There are several officially recognized minorities in Albania, among them ...

- Novinite - BG

Albanian city names street after US President Donald Trump

One of the poorest cities in Albania, Kamza, has renamed one of its streets after US President Donald Trump.

- Stuff - NZ

Marchisio, Chiellini out as Italy ring Albania changes

MILAN, March 20 — Juventus pair Claudio Marchisio and Giorgio Chiellini were left at home as Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura called five new players into an enlarged 27-man squad for upcoming games against Albania and the Netherlands. Italy...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Zlatko Lagumdžija: Southern Gas Corridor is the 21st century's project

"The Southern Gas Corridor is the 21st century's project. This is now going to Europe, through Albania, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia," former Bosnia and Herzegovina Prime Minister Zlatko Lagumdžija has told AZERTAC.

- AzerNews - AZ

Spal goalkeeper wins call-up

Serie B goalkeeper Alex Meret is the surprise inclusion in the Italy squad to face Albania and Holland. The 19-year-old Udinese player is on loan with Serie B promotion-seekers Spal, who are currently top of the league after putting together a 12-game unbeaten run. He already has 32 underage caps. Joining Meret as ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Teuta Arifi: People Were Against Alliance with VMRO DPMNE

The vice-president of the biggest Albanian party in Macedonia, the Democratic Union for Integration, says a new coalition with Nikola Gruevski's party was never a realistic option.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Albania warns Macedonia not to bring ethnic twist to crisis

Albania yesterday warned Macedonia, where Albanians make up around a quarter of the population, not to try and turn a political crisis into an ethnic one.

- EurActive - UK

Top EU Official to Balkan Leaders: Embrace European Future

The European Union's enlargement commissioner urged Balkan leaders Thursday to stop stoking regional tensions and fully embrace their European future. Johannes Hahn addressed the prime ministers of Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Macedonia and Serbia, who met in Sarajevo as part of preparations for a summit of some EU ...

- Voice of America - US

Caritas calls for action on solo refugee children

Source: Caritas Country: Albania, Egypt, Gambia, World Children now comprise half the world's total number of refugees and face great risks from human traffickers and sexual predators. Their voices and needs are going unheard, says the agency.Caritas is urging that proper protection be given to the millions of children who ...

- ReliefWeb - INT

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