Kosovo jails eight for planning attack on Israelis

A Pristina court sentenced eight Kosovo citizens to time in jail ranging from 18 months to 10 years for planning to carry out attacks in Albania against the Israeli national football team, Balkan Insight reports. The defendants in the case were reportedly acting on...

Zaev proposes new name for Macedonia

Following talks this week with Greek PM Alexis Tsipras, Macedonian PM Zoran Zaev said a compromise name of “Republic of Ilindenska Macedonia” is acceptable to both sides, the Washington Post reports. “Ilindenska” means “the day of the prophet Elijah,” and it refers to...

Ex-spy Sergei Skripal discharged after poisoning

A couple months after his poisoning in Salisbury, former Russian spy Sergei Skripal was discharged from the hospital, the BBC reports. Skripal’s daughter, Yulia Skripal, who was also poisoned, was released from the hospital last month. They have been discharged...