Posts Tagged Eastern Europe

Cilic downs Robredo to reach Moscow semi

MOSCOW (AP) — U.S. Open champion Marin Cilic reached the semifinals of the Kremlin Cup on Friday by beating Tommy Robredo 6-3, 6-3.

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1 detained for attacks on Albanian shops in Serbia

Serbian soccer fans react during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania, at the Partizan stadium in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014. The 2016 European Championship qualifier between Serbia and Albania was abandoned on Tuesday after skirmishes broke out on the pitch involving players and fans over an Albanian flag that was flown above the stadium by a drone. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police say they have detained one person suspected in a spate of attacks on Albanian-owned businesses in northern Serbia after a soccer brawl this week at a game between Serbia and Albania.

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Platini fears drones could drop bombs on pitches

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 Balaj, and soccer fan at left, during the Euro 2016 Group I qualifying match between Serbia and Albania, at the Partizan stadium in Belgrade, Serbia, Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014.  The match was suspended on Tuesday after pitch skirmishes involving players and fans over an Albanian flag that was flown above the stadium by a drone.  The score was 0-0 at the time. (AP Photo/Marko Drobnjakovic)

PARIS (AP) — UEFA President Michel Platini fears that drones could be used to drop bombs on football pitches.

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New film tells Holocaust story of Polanski ally

In this photo taken on Tuesday, Oct. 14, 2014, Gene Gutowski, who produced four of Roman Polanski’s films, poses at his home in Warsaw, Poland. On Thursday, a new documentary about Gutowski’s improbable wartime survival premieres at the Warsaw Film Festival, directed and produced by his son, Adam Bardach. (AP Photo/Czarek Sokolowski)

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — They were both Holocaust survivors from Poland who suffered through unspeakable tragedies. But when director Roman Polanski and producer Gene Gutowski teamed up in the 1960s they never spoke of the war, preferring to focus on life by making movies and partying hard.

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Top-seeded Raonic eliminated at Kremlin Cup

MOSCOW (AP) — The top seeds crashed out at the Kremlin Cup as Milos Raonic and Dominika Cibulkova lost to qualifiers on Thursday.

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