- British man, 25, fights extradition to Greece over murder of teenage Next shop assistant
Tyrell Matthews-Burton was killed on his 19th birthday in a brawl involving 30 Brits in Malia in 2013.
Daily Mail. Wed, 21 Oct 2020 01:56:02 +0100.
- Scotland v Albania: No room for rust or complacency, warns Lee Alexander
Scotland need to "hit the ground running" against Albania on Friday after almost a year without a competitive match, says goalkeeper Lee Alexander.
BBC News. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 11:58:29 GMT.
- Greece finalises plan to build a wall on its border with Turkey
Greece's Government says it has finalised plans to build a wall along its northeast border with Turkey, over concerns that migrants may try to stage mass crossings into the European Union country.Government spokesman Stelios ...
New Zealand Herald. Tue, 20 Oct 2020 14:37:24 +1200.
- US pitches Greece on a frigate co-production deal
American shipbuilder Onex, based in Greece, could help construct new frigates for the Hellenic Navy.
Yahoo. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 19:22:51 -0400.
- Greece To Build Wall Along Turkish Border To Block Migrant Crossings
Greece is set to extend a barrier along its border with Turkey in a ramped-up effort to prevent migrants, asylum seekers and refugees from crossing into the country.
By Chantal Da Silva, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 12:21:00 -0400.
- Russian Navy warship calls at Greek port in Mediterranean deployment
Greece is the fourth country the large anti-submarine warfare ship Vice-Admiral Kulakov has visited in its long-distance Mediterranean deployment
Tass. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 14:45:00 +0300.
- Kim Little & Jen Beattie out of Scotland squad for Albania & Finland games
Experienced Arsenal duo Kim Little and Jen Beattie withdraw from the Scotland squad for the European qualifiers against Albania and Finland.
BBC News. Mon, 19 Oct 2020 09:35:05 GMT.
- Some European officials use virus as a cover to target Roma
BURGAS, Bulgaria (AP) - In Bulgaria, Roma communities were sprayed with disinfectant from crop dusters this spring as coronavirus cases surged in the country. ...
Maria Cheng and Teodora Barzakova. Washington Times. Thu, 15 Oct 2020 02:51:03 -0400.
- Germany: "Solidarity" with Greece, Cyprus in Turkey dispute
Germany’s foreign minister is heading to Greece and Cyprus, pledging “full solidarity” with them in their dispute with Turkey over sea boundaries and drilling rights in the eastern Mediterranean
Via Ap News Wire. The Independent. Tue, 13 Oct 2020 13:20:21 GMT.
- Nokia to Boost Vivacom's Broadband Services in Bulgaria
Nokia's (NOK) solution will enable Vivacom to undergo a seamless network modernization by leveraging the existing assets and making additional investments.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 13 Oct 2020 12:16:00 GMT.
- Will White House Follow Through On Serbia-Kosovo Deal If Trump Wins Second Term?
Though the Trump presidency has brokered an important economic deal between Serbia and Kosovo as it stepped up regional engagement, some analysts question whether the administration will remain committed if it wins a second term.
Radio Liberty. Sun, 11 Oct 2020 17:43:10 +0000.
- French Open 2020: Krawietz and Mies reach men's doubles final
Defending champions Kevin Krawietz and Andreas Mies reached the French Open men's doubles final as the German duo beat Dutch/Croatian team Wesley Koolhof and Nikola Mektic on Thursday.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 09 Oct 2020 02:36:24 +1100.
- Greece's Golden Dawn Found Guilty of Running Criminal Organization
The court tied the far-right party to a string of attacks, including the fatal stabbing of a left-wing rapper.
Niki Kitsantonis and Iliana Magra. New York Times. Wed, 07 Oct 2020 13:03:22 +0000.
- Kosovo and Serbia take tentative steps towards economic co-operation
A 4 September White House agreement between Kosovo and Serbia may improve political dialogue and economic co-operation, but has also attracted criticism for ...
Janes 360. Wed, 07 Oct 2020 12:49:39 Z.
- Clash among migrants in Bosnia kills 2, injures 18
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - Two people were killed and 18 others were hurt in a clash among migrants in the northwestern part of the country, Bosnian police said Thursday. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 01 Oct 2020 03:52:41 -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 2020, the country's estimated population was 2,877,797.
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 2020,
the country's estimated population was 3,280,819.
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 2020, the nation's estimated population was 6,948,445.
The Republic of Croatia's capital city is Zagreb, and its currency
is the Kuna. Croatian is the nation's main language, and in 2020,
Croatia's estimated population was 4,105,267.
The North Macedonia's capital city is Skopje,
and its currency is the Denar. Macedonian and Albanian are the
country's primary languages, and in 2020, the estimated population of
North Macedonia was 2,083,374.
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 2020 was 628,066.
Serbia's capital city is Belgrade, and its national currency is the
Dinar. Serbian is the official language of Serbia, and in 2020,
the country's estimated population was 8,737,371.
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.