- Has Romeo Beckham, 17, got his first tattoo?
Romeo Beckham appears to have followed in his families' footsteps, as he debuted what seemed to be his first tattoo while on holiday in Greece on Tuesday.
Daily Mail. Wed, 12 Aug 2020 02:55:58 +0100.
- Turkey-Greece tensions escalate over Turkish Med drilling plans
Greece calls on Turkey to pull back a Turkish ship that has left port to carry out a drilling survey.
BBC News. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 19:24:44 GMT.
- Serbian leader Vucic says ready to be first to take Russian coronavirus vaccine
On Monday, President of the Philippines Rodrigo Duterte also volunteered to test the Russian vaccine against the coronavirus on himself
Tass. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 17:08:46 +0300.
- Coronavirus: Greece imposes bar and restaurant curfew in tourist hotspots after spike in cases
Midnight closing time imposed alongside new travel restrictions for neighbours
Liam James. The Independent. Tue, 11 Aug 2020 10:17:00 GMT.
- Bosnian Grand Mufti's Office Distances Itself From Anti-Gay Remarks By Sarajevo Imam
The office of the grand mufti of Bosnia-Herzegovina has distanced itself from controversial remarks made by the imam of a mosque in Sarajevo that sparked outrage on social media and elsewhere.
Radio Liberty. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 15:41:54 +0000.
- Greece on alert as Turkey sends survey ship to disputed waters
A Turkish research ship sails to an area of the Mediterranean where energy resources are contested.
BBC News. Mon, 10 Aug 2020 12:24:46 GMT.
- Greek Island Locks Down as COVID-19 Infections Soar Across Country
Sudden surge sparks US State Department travel advisory for Greece.
Voice of America. Sat, 08 Aug 2020 01:17:43 -0400.
- What Aussie SMEs can learn from Greeks
Can the businesses that survived Greece's decade of financial crisis teach us how to weather COVID-19 lockdowns?
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 07 Aug 2020 00:00:00 +1000.
- 1,000 Solar Roofs Boost Recovery And Citizen Engagement In Croatia
Solarization in 10 Croatian cities will create up to 8,000 green jobs annually, through community-led energy transition.
By Emanuela Barbiroglio, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Tue, 04 Aug 2020 01:00:00 -0400.
- Trail Blazers' Jusuf Nurkic gives update on grandmother battling coronavirus in Bosnia
Portland Trail Blazers center Jusuf Nurkic told reporters Sunday that his grandmother was doing better and was out of her coma as she battles the coronavirus in Bosnia.
Ryan Gaydos. Fox News. Mon, 03 Aug 2020 11:35:35 GMT.
- Serbia notes interest in Boeing-Saab T-7A Red Hawk jets
The Boeing-Saab T-7A Red Hawk is one of the options that Serbia is considering as a replacement for its existing jet trainer and light attack fleets.
Janes 360. Thu, 30 Jul 2020 13:14:29 Z.
- AP PHOTOS: Unemployed at home, Albanians wait to leave
BALLSH, Albania (AP) - For Hekuran Jahaj, the closure of borders between his nation of Albania and European Union member states was the worst news during an already difficult time caused by the global coronavirus outbreak. ...
Daniel Cole. Washington Times. Mon, 27 Jul 2020 04:56:56 -0400.
- Serbia Seeks to Purchase More Warplanes to Strengthen its Armed Forces, Potentially from Russia
Belgrade objects to NATO aid for Kosovo.
Voice of America. Mon, 27 Jul 2020 02:38:06 -0400.
- Showdown on Beach in Bulgaria Balloons Into Political Crisis
Bulgaria is gripped by its worst political turmoil since 2013, leading to calls for the government to resign.
Boryana Dzhambazova and Patrick Kingsley. New York Times. Sun, 19 Jul 2020 16:48:31 +0000.
- Covid-19 coronavirus: Science scepticism could be behind virus resurgence in eastern Europe
Perhaps tennis star Novak Djokovic is to blame. His tournament in Serbia, Croatia, Montenegro and Bosnia was a well-meaning project, a celebration of sport for fans starved of live action, an all-star occasion to mark the ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 14 Jul 2020 14:53:58 +1200.
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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