- Kosovo parliament vote on border deal halted by tear gas
PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) - Kosovo's opposition has used tear gas to disrupt a parliament vote on a border demarcation deal with ...
Daily Mail. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 12:00:26 +0000.
- Macedonian justice minister resigns over 4-year-old's death
Macedonia's justice minister has resigned following a public outcry over the case of a 4-year-old boy killed in a traffic incident nearly two years ago.
Fox News. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 10:02:48 GMT.
- Russian Whistle-Blower Linked To Slain Maltese Journalist Turns Self In
A Russian whistle-blower linked to slain Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia has handed herself in to the police in Greece, saying she feared for her life.
Radio Liberty. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 04:52:48 +0000.
- Russia gives Serbia two An-26 transport aircraft
Russia will donate two An-26 twin-engine turboprop transport aircraft to Serbia, Defence Minister Aleksandar Vulin revealed on 19 March while visiting Batajnica air base. ...
Igor Bozinovski, Skopje. Janes 360. Wed, 21 Mar 2018 00:00:00 GMT.
- Work permit success! Syrian tech star back in Sweden after deportation threat
A Syrian refugee who was deported to Greece under the Dublin Convention has been granted a work permit and is back at work as a computer programmer in Sweden.
The Local. Tue, 20 Mar 2018 13:23:24 +0100.
- Greeks delve back into Thessaloniki's Jewish heritage
Thessaloniki (Greece) (AFP) - "The voices of 50,000 deported Thessaloniki Jews must not be forgotten. ...
Yahoo. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 15:11:29 -0400.
- Melting snow and heavy rain leave Croatia hit by floods
ZAGREB (Reuters) - Croatia declared a state of emergency on Sunday in its central Kosinj valley after the Lika river flooded, cutting off road access to about 500 people and leaving some villages without electricity.
Reuters. Sun, 18 Mar 2018 06:15:43 -0400.
- International Presence at West Point Benefits Both Foreign and American Cadets
In June 2017, Montenegro, once considered a Balkan stronghold of pro-Russian sentiments, quietly celebrated its entry into NATO, infuriating the Kremlin. Before joining NATO, Montenegro sent its first cadet to West Point. ...
Voice of America. Sat, 17 Mar 2018 02:20:00 -0400.
- Hungary jails 'terrorist' over migrant border clash
Ahmed Hamed was convicted of illegally crossing from Serbia and involvement in clashes with police.
BBC News. Wed, 14 Mar 2018 18:03:56 GMT.
- Pointy-Headed Medieval Skulls in Germany May Have Been Bulgarian 'Treaty Brides'
Researchers have wondered for years about the strangely shaped skulls found in Western Europe
Smithsonian. Tue, 13 Mar 2018 17:51:18 +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.