FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers: Netherlands beaten by Turkey, France held by Ukraine, Belgium cruise past Wales
The defeat was a dreadful start to the campaign for the Netherlands, who failed to qualify for either Euro 2016 or the 2018 World Cup, but are one of the fancied sides ahead of the delayed Euro 2020 finals this year.
Sporting defender Luis Neto will take Pepe's place in coach Fernando Santos' squad, the FPF said in a statement on Sunday evening.
As the host nation, Qatar has automatically qualified for the tournament, but were invited by UEFA — the sport's governing body in Europe — to get match practise in the European qualifiers.
Around 6 lakh displaced Azerbaijanis seek to return after country regains control of Nagorno-Karabakh
Armenia is returning territory to Azerbaijan as part of the ceasefire agreement. But Azerbaijani forces discovered that in Aghdam, which was turned over on Friday, much of the recovered land is uninhabitable
Ethnic Armenians returned to their homeland a week after a ceasefire between Armenia and Azerbaijan halted the fighting that had raged over the region for more than six weeks
Armenians and Azerbaijanis lived side by side when both countries were part of the Soviet Union, but century-old ethnic enmity reignited when communism collapsed
Residents of the Kalbajar district in Azerbaijan that was controlled by Armenian separatists for decades began a mass exodus this week after it was announced Azerbaijan would regain control on Sunday
Nagorno-Karabakh peace deal: Anger mounts in Armenia as PM Nikol Pashinyan agrees to cede disputed land to Azerbaijan
The peace accord sparked celebrations in Azerbaijan but fury in Armenia, where demonstrators stormed government buildings and demanded Pashinyan's resignation earlier this week
France to ban Grey Wolves: Why Macron regime is targeting Turkish group, potential impact on relations with Ankara
France's decision to ban the far-right Turkish group comes after a memorial to the Armenian genocide near Lyon was defaced with pro-Turkish slogans
Azerbaijan, Armenia continue heavy shelling in residential areas in Nagorno-Karabakh despite US mediation
Nagorno-Karabakh authorities said other towns in the region were also targeted by Azerbaijani artillery fire, while officials in Azerbaijan claimed that the town of Terter and areas in the Gubadli region came under Armenian shelling early Saturday, killing a teenager
For the region’s populace, the war is a continuation of on-off violent strife over both territory and history, with roots going back more than a century
The new agreement comes a week after a Russia-brokered deal failed to stop the worst fighting in the region in decades
Azerbaijan's Defense Ministry said a missile fired by Armenian forces hit the area near Orduba, in Azerbaijan's Nakhchivan region, on Thursday. There were no casualties
'Everyone wants a flag': Turkey support lifts spirits in Aizerbaijan as Ankara reaffirms backing of Baku
Azerbaijani president Ilham Aliyev has repeatedly thanked Turkey for support analysts have described as a 'game-changer' in the current conflict
Reserve right to attack military facility in Azerbaijan, warns Armenia as clash over Nagorno-Karabakh widens
Azerbaijan's defence ministry in a statement said that it had destroyed ballistic missile launchers deployed in Armenia in two separate attacks overnight
The fighting between Azerbaijani and Armenian forces began 27 September and left hundreds of people dead in the biggest escalation of the decades-old conflict over Nagorno-Karabakh
UEFA shifts matches out of Armenia, Azerbaijan after hostilities erupt between nations over territorial dispute
UEFA said Tuesday the national teams’ home games in the Nations League will instead be played in neutral Poland and Albania.
Armenia-Azerbaijan continue to clash over disputed Nagorno-Karabakh region as Iran works on peace plan
Armenia accused Azerbaijan of firing missiles into the capital of separatist territory of Nagorno-Karabakh on Monday, while Azerbaijan said several of its towns and its second-largest city were attacked
Hikmet Hajiyev, aide to Azerbaijani president Ilkham Aliyev, said that Yerevan targeted large cities Ganja and Mingachevir with missile strikes
Azerbaijan claims to have taken over several villages in Nagorno-Karabakh as conflict with Armenia intensifies
Armenia has repeatedly claimed over the past week that Turkey sent Syrian fighters to Azerbaijan and that the Turkish military is aiding Azerbaijan