- Kosovo PM Haradinaj resigns over war crimes summons
Ramush Haradinaj steps down after a war crimes court in The Hague calls him for questioning.
BBC News. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:34:58 GMT.
- Priest's son accused of killing American biologist while she was jogging in Greece CONFESSES
Authorities say Yiannis Paraskakis' sickening confession came after a he made a number of contradictory statements during a series of interviews with police, before he 'broke'.
Daily Mail. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 16:02:43 GMT.
- Earthquake hits Athens, Greece
An earthquake hit Athens, Greece. It was 5.3 magnitude.
ABC News. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:59:17 -0400.
- Dutch troops partially liable for Srebrenica massacre, court rules
The Dutch Supreme Court has upheld a ruling that the Netherlands is partially liable for the deaths of 350 Muslim men who were murdered by Bosnian Serb forces during the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.
Irish Independent. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 08:53:52 +0100.
- Man finds 'own amputation' on cigarette packets without consent
An Albanian says his photo was used without permission, but the European Commission disputes this.
BBC News. Thu, 18 Jul 2019 23:29:22 GMT.
- Frenchman shocked to find his amputated leg on a cigarette packet
The man recognised the photo of his leg instantly. But why was it being used as an anti-smoking health warning, when in fact it was shot off in Albania in 1997?
Nick Miller. Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 19 Jul 2019 04:01:11 +1000.
- Hackers steal millions of Bulgarians' data; Russian tie seen
SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) - Bulgarian officials say unidentified hackers have stolen the personal details of millions of people from Bulgaria's national revenue agency and note a possible Russian link in the case. ...
Washington Times. Tue, 16 Jul 2019 06:15:56 -0400.
- Novak Djokovic Defeats Roger Federer in Record-Breaking Wimbledon Match
After a nearly five-hour match, the 32-year-old Serbian claimed his fifth Wimbledon title, defending his 2018 win.
Nora Eckert. NPR. Sun, 14 Jul 2019 20:19:39 -0400.
- The Best Hotels in Dubrovnik
Where to stay, eat and play in Dubrovnik, Croatia.
By Grant Martin, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 15 Jul 2019 00:00:00 +0000.
- Greece recognizes Venezuela's Guaido as interim president
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Greece's new government says it is recognizing Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido as the country's interim president, saying this would align Greece with the European Union's joint position. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 12 Jul 2019 05:06:11 -0400.
- Greece tourist hotspot struck by severe storm, killing 6 and injuring over 100
Two children were among the six people killed when a severe storm slammed a tourist hotspot in Greece on Wednesday night, leaving more than 140 injured.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 16:19:34 GMT.
- Euronews: Former NATO spokesperson reflects on Srebrenica massacre
Twenty-four years ago, in one of the darkest days of the Bosnian war, over 8,000 Bosniak Muslims were murdered by units of the Serb army. Read more here. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Thu, 11 Jul 2019 11:11:02 +0000.
- 6 people dead, 20 injured as storms ravage northern Greece
Powerful storms raged over Greece's northern Halkidiki region Wednesday, leaving at least six people dead and 20 injured as trees and electricity pylons toppled over, power was knocked out, and roads were blocked.
CBC News. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 22:32:37 EDT.
- The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels partners with ReviewPro
Barcelona, Spain - The Hellenic Chamber of Hotels has partnered with ReviewPro to provide guest experience data to 10,000 hotels and campsites across Greece. ...
Hsyndicate. Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:02:11 +0200.
- Medvedev congratulates Greece's new prime minister
The New Democracy party led by Kyriakos Mitsotakis won parliamentary elections in Greece
Tass. Tue, 09 Jul 2019 00:25:33 +0300.
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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