Bosnian border police sound alarm over migration pressure

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The chief of Bosnia's border police warms that his guards cannot contain the migratory pressure along the country's eastern border with Serbia. Zo...

Top teams in good shape as Euro qualifying reaches climax

With the Netherlands missing out on Euro 2016 and Italy absent from the World Cup in 2018, some of Europe's traditional soccer powers have surprisingly failed to advance to recent major international ...

Mancini says he wants Balotelli back with Italy on merits

FLORENCE, Italy (AP) — Italy coach Roberto Mancini says he prefers to recall Mario Balotelli for his qualities as a player, not as a message against racism. Balotelli has not been ca...

Bosnia: Citizens who fought for IS in Syria can return

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia says it will take back the country's citizens who have been captured while fighting for the Islamic State group. Security Minister Dragan M...

Bosnian police arrest at least 8 in soccer match-fixing case

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian prosecutors say referees and soccer officials have been arrested in a match-fixing investigation into the country's second division. The B...

Western Balkan leaders seek to create region without borders

OHRID, North Macedonia (AP) — Leaders in the Western Balkans say they are committed to working closely together to remove barriers on the free movement of goods and people between their countries. ...

Judge praises Kolasinac bravery as armed mugger jailed

LONDON (AP) — An armed mugger was jailed for 10 years on Friday after attempting to rob Arsenal soccer players Mesut Ozil and Sead Kolasinac of luxury watches worth 200,000 pounds ($255,000). ...

Bosnia summons French ambassador over Macron remarks

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's government has summoned France's ambassador to explain remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron that the Balkan country was a "ticking time-bomb" due to...

Balotelli not in Italy squad despite calls for his inclusion

ROME (AP) — Mario Balotelli has again been left out of the Italy squad despite the Italian soccer federation president publicly calling for him to be included this week for the upcoming European quali...

The Latest: Exhausted Syrian migrant dies in Slovenia

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — The Latest on the influx of migrants into Europe (all times local): 11:55 a.m. Police in Slovenia say a 20-year-old refugee from Syria has di...

Human Rights Watch says Croatia should not join Schengen

ZAGREB, Croatia (AP) — A leading international human rights body says Croatia should not be allowed into the European Union's border-free travel zone because of its treatment of migrants crossing into...

Bosnia outraged after Macron calls it a 'ticking time-bomb'

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Officials in Bosnia expressed outrage Thursday to remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron in which he described the country as a "ticking time-bomb" and the gre...

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: ...

Swedish princess urges Bosnia's leaders to address pollution

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Swedish Crown Princess Victoria has urged Bosnian leaders to tackle their country's environmental problems, saying it's a key challenge they will have to confront i...

Official: Bosnia faces serious efforts to roll back reforms

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The high representative for Bosnia is warning that the Balkan nation faces serious efforts to roll back reforms as it approaches the 25th anniversary of an ethnic war that left m...