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Croatia Faces Fallout from Personal Animosity between President, PM

Croatia's prime minister says he sees no prospect of cooperation with the country's president. The president says the PM has not shown "even the slightest interest" in resolving a raft of issues where their jurisdictions overlap.

That Andrej Plenkovic, the premier, and Zoran Milanovic, the president, do not see eye to eye has long been apparent.

Bulgarian Football Boss Under Fire Over Racist Comments

Bulgaria's Vasil Bozhikov (down) in action against France's Dimitri Payet (top) during the FIFA World Cup 2018 qualifier in Sofia, Bulgaria, 7 October 2017. Photo: EPA-EFE/VASSIL DONEV

"I stand behind my words that my wish is to watch Bulgaria with Bulgarian players," Ivanov said on Wednesday after facing critical reactions in sports and social media. 

Golden girls – spectacular Serbia retained the world crown!

Daniele Santarelli's team repeated the success from Japan four years ago when, led by Zoran Terzi, they also climbed to the top of the planet.
Serbia finished the tournament in Poland and the Netherlands undefeated, and demonstrated its strength in the grand final, where it completely outplayed the Brazilian team.

Enthronement of Patriarch Porfirije on a Christian feast of the Mother of God PHOTO

During the ceremony where he is to be enthroned, Patriarch Porfirije serves a liturgy with several bishops.
Just to reiterate, the Pristina authorities previously forbade the director of the Government Office for Kosovo and Metohija, Petar Petkovic, to attend the enthronement.