- President of Croatia plans to meet with Lavrov on sidelines of UN General Assembly
"Lavrov has been my big friend," added Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic
Tass. Tue, 25 Sep 2018 01:55:01 +0300.
- Modric, Marta win Best FIFA player 2018 awards
Real Madrid's Croatia midfielder Luka Modric was named Best FIFA Men's Player of the Year for 2018, while Orlando Pride's Brazil forward Marta won the women's award at a ceremony on Monday.
Reuters. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:28:03 -0400.
- Greece Uses High-tech Drones to Fight Tax Evasion in Holiday Hot Spots
Greece are using drones to buzz over boats running day trips on the Aegean at the start of a new effort aimed at cracking down on rampant tax evasion at holiday hotspots. ...
Voice of America. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 16:52:48 -0400.
- Macedonia's 'Fake News' Exports Now For Domestic Consumption
In Macedonia's shadowy "fake news" industry, it seems that what goes around comes around.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:45:28 +0000.
- The Latest: Croatia searching for Syrian girl after appeal
ROME (AP) - The Latest on Europe's migrant crisis (all times local): 6:20 p.m. Croatian police are searching for a 5-year-old Syrian girl after her father posted an emotional appeal seeking help finding her. ...
Washington Times. Mon, 24 Sep 2018 09:53:51 -0400.
- 2 Greek journalists detained after minister files complaint
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - The publisher and editor in chief of a Greek newspaper have been detained over an article that alleges mishandling of European Union funds meant to improve conditions in migrant hotspots across the country. ...
Washington Times. Sat, 22 Sep 2018 14:52:31 -0400.
- Lavrov says Russia won't interfere in Bosnia Oct. 7 election
Russia won't interfere in next month's elections in Bosnia, an ethnically-divided Balkan nation where Moscow maintains strong influence among the country's Serbs, Russia's foreign minister insisted Friday.
Radul Radovanovic. Fox News. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 16:42:09 GMT.
- Spider Web in Greece Spans More Than 300 Yards
A giant spider web spanning more than 300 yards long, has covered a beach in the town of Aitoliko in western Greece.
Newsmax. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 11:09:46 EDT.
- Mass tourism threatens Croatia's Game of Thrones town
The old town of Dubrovnik, a Croatian citadel widely praised as the jewel of the Adriatic, is filled with chaos of late, thanks to massive cruise ships dropping off thousands of Game of Thrones fans daily.
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:47:48 EDT.
- The Belgrade rivalry that divides Serbia
A rivalry that brings a country to a standstill and always creates headlines, BBC Sport look at the Belgrade derby.
BBC News. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:01:20 GMT.
- Serbia confirms procurement of Chinese UAVs
Serbian Deputy Defence Minister Nenad Miloradovic on 17 September confirmed that Serbia will buy unmanned combat aerial vehicles (UCAVs) from China. ...
Igor Bozinovski, Skopje. Janes 360. Fri, 21 Sep 2018 10:00:00 GMT.
- Heiko Maas says Germany wants stronger EU border agency on migration
Germany wants a stronger EU border agency to handle migration to Europe, Foreign Minister Heiko Maas said Thursday while judging "unsatisfactory" the squalid living conditions for thousands of migrants in Greece.
The Local. Thu, 20 Sep 2018 17:22:15 +0200.
- Derby dog owner returns from Croatia to news Staffordshire terrier was put down by council kennels
Devastated David Hall returned from Croatia to his hometown of Church Broughton, Derby, to the news his Staffordshire terrier was put down. Mr Hall said the dog helped him battle depression.
Daily Mail. Tue, 18 Sep 2018 01:06:17 +0100.
- US warns Russia over interference in Macedonia referendum on changing name and joining Nato
James Mattis accuses Moscow of funding pro-Russian groups and 'conducting broader influence campaigns'
Samuel Osborne. The Independent. Mon, 17 Sep 2018 11:53:20 +0000.
- Croatia Holds Off U.S. in Thrilling Davis Cup Semifinal
Borna Coric won the decisive match for Croatia, which will face France with hopes of avenging a loss in the World Cup soccer final.
The Associated Press. New York Times. Sun, 16 Sep 2018 21:49:10 GMT.
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
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