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Belgrade's bloody football derby: 26 detained/VIDEO

The Interior Minsitry (MUP) announced this on Thursday, adding that it was ordered by the prosecution to identify the persons who took part in the incidents.

Among those injured in the fighting in Belgrade last night were several foreign nationals, the MUP said.

Unofficially, they came from Croatia, Greece, and Macedonia.

The Prime Minister has Found Time to Play Football Yesterday

Prime Minister Boyko Borisov finded time after his meetings with the Deputy Prime Minister of Macedonia and the President of Switzerland to play a football game.

He missed a penalty in the winning match of his team, known as the "Bistritsa Tigers", against the veterans of Levski, reported the sports sites.

Fenerbahçe ousted from Europa League

Macedonian football club Vardar eliminated Istanbul's Fenerbahçe from the Europa League late on Aug. 24 thanks to a 4-1 aggregate win.

Vardar defeated Fenerbahçe 2-1 in Istanbul in the second match of the Europa League qualifying round. 

Vardar had also beaten Fenerbahce in the first leg in Macedonia 2-0.

Vucic to receive Macedonian ambassador

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic will on Thursday receive Macedonia's Ambassador to Serbia Vera Jovanovska-Tipko.

The president's press service announced on Wednesday that the meeting will be held the next day at 11:00 hours CET, in the Presidency building in Belgrade.

Greek President warns 'irredentist' Skopje

Greek President Prokopis Pavlopoulos on Tuesday called on the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) to stop pursuing irredentist claims that "undermine its European course."

Fenerbahçe, Trabzonspor share the spoils

Fenerbahçe failed to clinch its first league win of the season as it was held to a 2-2 draw at home by Trabzonspor on Aug. 20.

Trabzonspor started the Spor Toto Super League second week match with a goal when striker Burak Yılmaz took advantage and scored after Juraj Kucka's chip over Fenerbahçe's defense in the fifth minute.

Super Cup Fever Grips Macedonian Capital

Football fever has gripped the Macedonian capital Skopje as thousands of fans from all around the world arrived for the spectacle that will pit Real Madrid against Manchester United on Tuesday evening at Skopje's Filip II Arena.

Başakşehir to clash Sevilla in Champions League playoffs

Istanbul club Başakşehir was pitted against Spain's Sevilla in the Champions League playoff stage in a draw on Aug. 4.

Başakşehir, the runner-up in the Spor Toto Super League last season, will play the first game on Aug. 15 or 16 in Istanbul, while the return leg in Sevilla is scheduled for the following week.

Skopje Super Cup Tickets Hit Black Market

The Macedonian authorities are warning fans not to buy the UEFA Super Cup tickets offered on the internet as even a hefty price of over 1,000 euros does not guarantee that they will be allowed in to watch the final between Real Madrid and Manchester United on August 8.

Athens accuses FYROM of violating 1995 interim accord

Greece has accused the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM) of violating a 1995 agreement that normalized bilateral relations between the two states after officials of the Balkan country's women's under-17 national handball team showed up wearing "Macedonia" insignia on their jerseys for a match against their Greek counterparts in Skopje.

Greece Expelled From Handball Contest After Protesting Macedonia's Name

The EHF excluded Greece from competing on Wednesday and fined the country's Handball Federation 25,000 euros after the Greek national team left Tuesday's scheduled match, protesting that Macedonian team officials were wearing clothing with the name 'Macedonia' displayed.

"Greater Albania" drone operator seeks asylum in Croatia

Photo: Tanjug

Ismail Morina, arrested in Croatia on Serbia's warrant over a scandal during a football game played in Belgrade in 2014, is seeking political asylum in Croatia.

International Sports Tournament For People With Disabilities Took Place in Kyustendil

An international sports tournament for people with disabilities took place in Kyustendil.

More than 200 participants took part, representing Poland, Turkey, Macedonia and Bulgaria, reported BNT.

The tournament is part of a year-long project run by the "START" association for people with disabilities from Poznan, Poland.

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