- U.S. Senate Gives Final Backing To Montenegro's NATO Bid
The U.S. Senate has given final approval of Montenegro's bid to join NATO, an enlargement of the alliance that is likely to further anger Russia.
Radio Liberty. Tue, 28 Mar 2017 21:50:59 +0000.
- China needs Greece just as Greece needs China: Chinese ambassador
Major Chinese companies operating in Greece had the opportunity to discuss prospects and challenges of investing in Greece with Greek state officials during a Belt and Road business workshop held on Monday.
- Bosnian man crushes concrete blocks with head
Bosnian taekwondo champion Kerim Ahmetspahic has set a new record for crushing concrete blocks with his head.
BBC News. Mon, 27 Mar 2017 14:36:23 GMT.
- The migrants 'trapped' on the Greek island of Chios
Five hundred people have come from Turkey to Chios, Greece, in the past two weeks alone.
BBC News. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 23:12:11 GMT.
- Snap Election to Test Bulgaria's Divided Loyalties
Bulgarians were voting in a snap general election on Sunday, with the center-right GERB party challenged for power by Socialists who say they will improve ties with Russia even if it means upsetting the country's European Union partners. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 03:34:59 -0400.
- Clear Winner Unlikely in Bulgaria’s Third Election in Four Years
Bulgarians began voting in a snap general election Sunday with the center-right GERB party challenged for power by Socialists who say they will improve ties with Russia even if it means upsetting the country’s European Union partners. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 26 Mar 2017 03:34:05 -0400.
- Travel Fashion Lab Introduces Ultra-Light, Pre-Packed Collection of Stylish Clothes for Active Women On-the-Go
WILMINGTON, Del. and ZAGREB, Croatia, March 22, 2017 -- A fashion start-up from Zagreb, Croatia has developed a stylish, convenient and popular-priced solution for U.S. ...
PR Newswire. Wed, 22 Mar 2017 09:00:00 EDT.
- More than 14,000 asylum-seekers relocated from Greece and Italy, says UN migration agency
European Union countries have welcomed more than 14,000 asylum-seekers from Greece and Italy since October 2015, the United Nations migration agency today announced, encouraging EU member states to follow through on their commitments.
UN News Centre. Fri, 17 Mar 2017 15:12:22 EST.
- China Courts Albania Investment As U.S. Pushes Reforms
Albanian parliament speaker Ilir Meta is like a juggler: promoting investment and economic growth,develop EU gas hub, securing borders, and advancing judiciary reform all at the same time.
By Kenneth Rapoza, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 10 Mar 2017 08:31:00 -0500.
- 2015 Mercedes-AMG S63 Gets the Vilner Treatment
If you want to make your hot wheels hotter, you need to take your ride to the gang at Vilner. Since 1996, the Bulgarian custom shop/art studio has been crafting dream machines for fastidious owners around the world. ...
Etahaney. Motor Trend. Fri, 02 Dec 2016 22:20:07 +0000.
The Balkan States consist of Albania, Bosnia, Bulgaria, and Croatia
as well as Greece, Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia. Additional
news and information about these Balkan countries can be found on the
official government websites highlighted below.
The Republic of Albania's
capital city is Tirana, and its currency
is the Lek. Albanian is the primary language used in Albania,
and in 2007, the country's estimated population was 3,601,000.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's capital city is Sarajevo, and its currency
is the Konvertible Marka. Bosnian, Serbian, and Croatian are
the primary languages used in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and in 2007,
the country's estimated population was 4,552,000.
The Republic of Bulgaria's capital city is Sofia, and its currency
is the Lev. Bulgarian is the primary language used in Bulgaria,
and in 2007, the nation's estimated population was 7,323,000.
The Republic of Croatia's capital city is Zagreb, and its currency
is the Kuna. Croatian is the nation's main language, and in 2007,
Croatia's estimated population was 4,493,000.
The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia's capital city is Skopje,
and its currency is the Denar. Macedonian and Albanian are the
country's primary languages, and in 2007, the estimated population of
Macedonia was 2,056,000.
The Republic of Montenegro's capital cities are Podgorica and Cetinje,
and its currency is the Euro. Montenegrin is the official language
of Montenegro, and the nation's estimated population in 2007 was 685,000.
Serbia's capital city is Belgrade, and its national currency is the
Dinar. Serbian is the official language of Serbia, and in 2007,
the country's estimated population was 10,150,000.
The Hellenic Republic, commonly known as Greece, is also one of the
Baltic States. Please visit the
page for more extensive news about the nation of Greece.