- Scotland: Phillips, Fletcher, Russell, McBurnie or Paterson - who should lead the attack?
Four strikers, just 10 goals. So who should Scotland manager Alex McLeish start in the Nations League games with Albania and Israel? Review the contenders and choose your favourite.
BBC News. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:21:05 GMT.
- Macedonia Jails Two Ex-Officials After Gruevski's Escape
Macedonian authorities detained two former government officials currently on trial for corruption, after ex-Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison term.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 13:20:31 +0000.
- Greek civil servants walk off job in 24-hour strike
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Civil servants in Greece walked off the job Wednesday in a 24-hour strike to protest austerity measures, demanding wage and ...
Daily Mail. Wed, 14 Nov 2018 12:29:22 +0000.
- UPDATE 1-Greece working on plans to help banks tackle bad debt mountain - sources
* Central bank eyes gradual reduction (Adds Greek central bank governor)
Reuters. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 15:26:37 -0500.
- Macedonia to seek arrest in Hungary of former prime minister
Macedonia will seek the arrest with an international warrant of conservative former Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski after confirming he fled to Hungary to avoid serving a two-year prison sentence for corruption, authorities said Tuesday.
Konstantin Testorides and Pablo Gorondi. Fox News. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 18:48:56 GMT.
- Greece unearths remnants of ancient city of Tenea
Greek archaeologists have discovered jewelry, dozens of coins and remnants of a housing settlement affirming the location of an ancient city thought to have been founded by survivors of the Trojan War in the 12th or 13th century BCE. ...
Yahoo. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 11:59:34 -0500.
- Scotland: Ryan Jack out for Nations League double-header with Albania & Israel.
Rangers midfielder Ryan Jack withdraws from the Scotland squad after being called up as a late replacement over the weekend.
BBC News. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 16:13:25 GMT.
- Macedonian court issues arrest warrant for ex-PM Gruevski
SKOPJE (AFP) - A Macedonian court on Monday (Nov 12) issued an arrest warrant for the country's former prime minister, Nikola Gruevski, after he failed to turn himself in following a corruption conviction.
Straits Times. Tue, 13 Nov 2018 04:18:07 +0800.
- Kosovo leader tweets about brief conversation with Putin in Paris
Hashim Thaci also attached a photo with the Russian leader
Tass. Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:43:12 +0300.
- 5 arrested after movie-style heist of royal family's jewelry
Four Croatians and a Serbian national were arrested Thursday.
ABC News. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 02:38:41 -0500.
- Freed from the dark [ID18D3]
Greece-based Theon Sensors (Hall D, Stand DP035) is showing a range of its monocular and binocular night vision devices at Indo Defence.
Sam J Basch. Janes 360. Fri, 09 Nov 2018 00:12:36 GMT.
- Viking Announces New Greek Odyssey Itinerary For 2021
New 11-Day Sailing Brings Guests to New Ports of Call in Greece and Turkey.
Travel Industry Wire. Thu, 8 Nov 2018 13:12:52 EST.
- Four held in Croatia over Venice heist of Indian jewels
Croatian police have arrested four suspects in the theft last January of precious Indian jewels from the famed Al Thani Collection that were on display in a Venetian palace.
Irish Independent. Thu, 08 Nov 2018 17:52:58 +0000.
- Greece Strikes Tentative Deal To Remove Orthodox Clergy From State Payroll
Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Archbishop Ieronymos jointly announced the agreement, which is aimed at separating religion and state. But it is drawing resistance from other Church leaders.
Colin Dwyer. NPR. Wed, 07 Nov 2018 19:44:31 -0500.
- Balkan Nations to Cooperate on Identifying Missing Persons
Balkan nations that fought bitter wars as Yugoslavia broke apart during the 1990s have agreed to step up their cooperation in identifying thousands of people still missing as a result of the conflicts. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 06 Nov 2018 19:30:24 -0500.
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.