- Kosovo war: The conflict that won't go away
It's been 20 years since Nato bombed Serbia, ending the Kosovo war. But for some, the war lives on.
BBC News. Sun, 24 Mar 2019 00:14:28 GMT.
- Searing Memories For Serbs, Kosovars On 20th Anniversary Of NATO Air Strikes
Twenty years ago, NATO planes began air strikes on Yugoslavia in an effort to end the 1998-99 Kosovo War and bloodshed between ethnic Albanians and Serbs. ...
Radio Liberty. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 18:43:00 +0000.
- Greece Is The Best Stock Market In Europe In 2019
The worst may be over for Greece.
By Panos Mourdoukoutas, Contributor. Forbes. Sat, 23 Mar 2019 09:40:00 -0400.
- Injured Dier out of England squad for Montenegro
England midfielder Eric Dier will miss Monday's Euro 2020 qualifier in Montenegro after being injured in the win over the Czech Republic.
BBC News. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 23:02:23 GMT.
- Tennis: Nishikori stunned by Lajovic in Miami second round
A stunned Kei Nishikori was sent packing from the Miami Open after the Japanese world number six suffered a 2-6 6-2 6-3 second-round loss to Serbian Dusan Lajovic on Friday.
Reuters. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:54:28 -0400.
- Albanian police arrest Indian wanted for money laundering
Albanian authorities say they have arrested an Indian citizen wanted in his country for money laundering.
Fox News. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 15:28:03 GMT.
- Washington likely culprit behind Kosovo independence ultimatum, says Lavrov
Lavrov pointed out that the actions that had been taken by the Western coalition fostered and prompted terrorism, global crime, drug trafficking and illegal migration
Tass. Fri, 22 Mar 2019 12:09:00 +0300.
- Turkish, Greek ministers meet with 'positive agenda'
ANKARA, Turkey (AP) - The defense chiefs of Turkey and Greece could soon meet as part of confidence-building measures aimed at reducing tensions between the NATO allies, Turkey's foreign minister said Thursday. ...
Suzan Fraser. Washington Times. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 05:57:29 -0400.
- Karadzic's jail sentence is increased to life by UN
UN judges have sentenced former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic to life in prison on appeal, ending one of the most momentous trials over genocide committed during the Balkan wars of the 1990s.
Irish Independent. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 02:30:00 +0000.
- Radovan Karadzic Sentenced to Life for Bosnian War Crimes
Mr. Karadzic led a Serb-majority region that tried to break away from Bosnia, where tens of thousands of people were killed and more were displaced by ethnic cleansing.
Marlise Simons. New York Times. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 20:49:37 GMT.
- Karadzic gets life: UN court rejects his appeal and boosts his sentence
Former Bosnian Serb political leader Radovan Karadzic was sentenced to life in prison after a UN court rejected his appeal and increased his original sentence of 40 years behind bars.Karadzic was found guilty of genocide, ...
New Zealand Herald. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 07:56:56 +1200.
- Bosnian Serb leader Karadzic jailed for life over genocidal massacres
War crimes tribunal said Karadzic's crimes in Sarajevo and Srebrenica were noted for their "sheer scale and systematic cruelty".
Nick Miller. Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 21 Mar 2019 06:30:50 +1100.
- Albanian hitman given asylum in the UK is convicted of his fifth killing
Hitman Mane Driza murdered his former flatmate in London in 1999 after being given leave to remain by telling authorities he was a 17-year-old orphan.
Daily Mail. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 17:09:30 +0000.
- 3 years on, what's become of the EU-Turkey migration deal?
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - In March 2016, European governments breathed a sigh of relief as the European Union reached a deal with Turkey designed to stop hundreds of thousands of refugees and migrants heading into the heart of Europe. ...
Elena Becatoros. Washington Times. Wed, 20 Mar 2019 05:01:41 -0400.
- Radovan Karadzic faces final verdict in war crimes case
United Nations appeals judges on Wednesday hand down a final verdict in the case of former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, a key figure in the Balkan wars who is serving a 40-year prison sentence for genocide. ...
Voice of America. Tue, 19 Mar 2019 22:40:38 -0400.
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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