- Golf's Global Reach: Just How Many Of The World's 245 Countries Have Courses?
Golf's global reach is truly impressive, with more than 33,000 golf facilities found in 85% of the countries around the world -- from Albania to Zimbabwe. And more are on the way.
By Erik Matuszewski, Contributor. Forbes. Fri, 26 May 2017 10:20:00 -0400.
- Trump pushes past Montenegro’s PM
Speaking to Nato leaders in Brussels, the US president also called for alliance members to pay more.
BBC News. Thu, 25 May 2017 17:58:39 GMT.
- Greece's former PM among wounded in Athens car explosion
An explosion inside a car in Greece's capital wounded former prime minister Lucas Papademos on Thursday, police said. His injuries were not considered to be life-threatening.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Thu, 25 May 2017 12:53:02 EDT.
- Semaphore Announces Boosters, a Feature That Makes Automated Testing 10 Times Faster
NOVI SAD, Serbia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--#AutomatedTesting--Semaphore, a leading cloud-based code delivery service provider, announced the launch of Boosters, a new feature that drastically speeds up automated software testing.
Business Wire. Tue, 23 May 2017 16:05:00 UTC.
- Greece fails to secure fresh bailout funds
Talks with eurozone ministers are expected to continue ahead of the next official meeting on 15 June.
BBC News. Mon, 22 May 2017 23:40:41 GMT.
- EU's Moscovici Confident Eurogroup Will Reach Deal on Greece
The European Commissioner for Economic and Financial Affairs, Pierre Moscovici, said on Sunday he was confident an agreement between Athens and its creditors could be found at a meeting of euro zone finance ministers on Monday in Brussels. ...
Voice of America. Sun, 21 May 2017 09:31:52 -0400.
- Desperate in Athens: Unaccompanied Migrant Boys in Greece Turn to Prostitution
In Greece, refugees face dire living conditions, limited housing and catastrophically long wait times for their claims. ...
Spiegel Online. Fri, 19 May 2017 10:27:00 +0200.
- Jaguar and Land Rover’s Tricky Balancing Act – The Big Picture
“The F-Pace is the emphatic resolution of an existential crisis that has been gnawing at the soul of the storied British brand for more than two decades now,” I wrote a year ago after driving it in ruggedly beautiful Montenegro. ...
Angus Mackenzie. Motor Trend. Fri, 05 May 2017 08:00:20 +0000.
- Greece should tackle not only domestic corruption but also foreign bribery
The risk of Greek companies bribing foreign officials is substantial, but Greece has not given the same priority to fighting foreign bribery as it has to domestic corruption.
OECD. Acquired Sun, 12 Mar 2017.
- Bosnia Investigates Lawyer Who Appealed Genocide Case Before UN Court
Bosnian prosecutors said on March 10 that they are investigating an attorney who made a failed bid before the United Nation's top court to reverse a 2007 ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide.
Radio Liberty. Sat, 11 Mar 2017 05:55:16 +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.