Kosovo Football Triumphs Highlight Desperate Need for Investment

Major successes in only a few years

Kosovo football fans celebrate the win against Bulgaria ibn Prishtina bars, on 10 June 2019. Photo: Atdhe Mulla

Along with tiny Gibraltar, the Kosovo team is the youngest in Europe, having been admitted to the world football federation, FIFA, and to Europe's UEFA, only three years ago.

Romania to cap prices of calls to EEA countries as from May 15

Fixed and mobile calls made from Romania to any country within the European Economic Area (the EU countries, plus Norway, Iceland and Liechtenstein) will not exceed 0.19 euro (excluding VAT) per minute, or 0.06 euro for a text message starting May 15, 2019, Romania's National Communications Regulation and Administration Authority (ANCOM) reported on Monday.

Tensions around Gibraltar

After that, the Spanish ship left with uncovered weapons, and manned, Reuters is reporting, citing the government of Gibraltar.

The British enclave of Gibraltar has long been the subject between London and Madrid. The latter wants the return of that territory, which Britain conquered in 1713.

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Cyprus says close to Brexit agreement with Britain on status of bases' residents

Cyprus and Britain are very close to a Brexit agreement on the status of the British bases on the eastern Mediterranean island after Britain leaves the European Union, Foreign Minister Nicos Christodoulides said on Tuesday.

He told state television in an interview that the negotiations have reached the "final straight," meaning they are close to the end.

Kosovo Football Team Targets Top European League Players

Kosovo's national team is eyeing ways to recruit fresh talent as it readies to start playing competitive matches in the newly established UEFA League of Nations in September.

Placed in Group 3 of League D, Kosovo will play against Malta, Faroe Islands and Azerbaijan.

The top team in Group 3 will be promoted to a higher league, playing against more difficult opponents.

Because of the Warm Weather Thousands of Migrants Tried to Escape in Europe

In the last 48 hours, the Spanish authorities saved nearly 500 refugees from drowning.

The rescue operations have saved 476 migrants in the Mediterranean sea during the last 48 hours, BTA reported, quoting Associated Press.

Migrants sailed with 15 small boats from the African coast.