- Europe battles to contain coronavirus as Germany warns of 'start of an epidemic'
Denmark, Switzerland, Romania, North Macedonia and the city of Athens have all confirmed their first virus cases in the last two days - all of them linked to Italy.
Daily Mail. Thu, 27 Feb 2020 13:41:57 +0000.
- Markets Slide As Europe Scrambles To Contain The Coronavirus
European markets continue to slide after new cases of the coronavirus were reported in Austria, Switzerland and Croatia.
By Isabel Togoh, Forbes Staff. Forbes. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 11:13:46 +0000.
- Events - Better Future of Healthy Ageing (BFHA 2020) - 6-7 April 2020, Zagreb, Croatia
The Croatian EU Council Presidency Conference on Better Future of Healthy Ageing 2020 (BFHA 2020) will take place in Zagreb from 6 to 7 April 2020 at the Andrija Štampar School of Public Health, University of Zagreb. ...
European Commission. Wed, 26 Feb 2020 00:00:00 GMT.
- Serbia offers support to China in 'battle' with new virus
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) - Waving Chinese flags, several dozen people gathered Saturday in Serbia's capital to show support for China as it struggles to contain a new virus that started in the Asian country but has spread globally. ...
Jovana Gec. Washington Times. Sat, 22 Feb 2020 16:48:25 -0500.
- Croatian singer faces criminal charges for 'mocking' national anthem
Josipa Lisac gave the controversial performance at the inauguration of Croatia's new president.
BBC News. Fri, 21 Feb 2020 20:20:23 GMT.
- Rangers v Braga: How Borna Barisic mirrored Luka Modric to revive Rangers career
Borna Barisic made an underwhelming start to his Rangers career, but now the Croatian left-back has emerged as a key player for club and country.
BBC News. Thu, 20 Feb 2020 06:20:30 GMT.
- EU to ask for stolen cultural items back in Brexit talks
The European Union has opened up the prospect that Greece's claim on the Elgin Marbles could become a bargaining chip in negotiations over its future relationship with the UK.
Irish Independent. Wed, 19 Feb 2020 02:30:00 +0000.
- U.K.'s fight with Greece over ancient sculptures spills into Brexit tensions
A long-running dispute between Britain and Greece over ancient treasures has spilled into tensions over Brexit after a demand for the return of stolen cultural artifacts was added to the draft of a European Union negotiating mandate.
CBC News. Tue, 18 Feb 2020 17:05:15 EST.
- Amid Protests, Greece Suspends Migrants Detention Plan
The government says it wants to replace existing overcrowded camps with closed facilities and has already issued land appropriation orders.
Voice of America. Mon, 17 Feb 2020 07:00:47 -0500.
- 'I'm not in the Albanian mafia': Barnaby Joyce's crusade against fake news
The former deputy prime minister said Facebook and Google should be forced to fund political and investigative journalism through a levy.
Michael Koziol. Sydney Morning Herald. Sun, 16 Feb 2020 00:00:00 +1100.
- Greek 10-year bond yield makes historic dip below 1%
Greece's 10-year government bond yield has fallen below 1% for the first time, bolstering the country's effort to ease strict budget conditions set by bailout lenders. ...
Washington Times. Wed, 12 Feb 2020 06:53:34 -0500.
- UkrInform: OSCE chair to visit Donbas
OSCE Chairperson-in-Office, Albania’s Prime Minister and Minister for Europe and Foreign Affairs, Edi Rama, plans to make a trip to eastern Ukraine on Jan. ...
Helen Mukhina. Kyiv Post. Mon, 20 Jan 2020 12:13:18 +0000.
- Croatia Holds Tight Presidential Runoff
Voters choosing new president in runoff between conservative incumbent and her leftist challenger.
Voice of America. Sun, 05 Jan 2020 06:18:52 -0500.
- Croatia's Museum of Hangovers Is an Ode to Boozy Shenanigans
But critics have raised concerns that the museum makes light of alcohol abuse
Smithsonian. Tue, 31 Dec 2019 17:00:13 +0000.
- The Medusaudi Blog Initiative Prepares Citizens to Live in New Multicultural City of NEOM, Saudi Arabia
ATHENS, Greece, Dec. 22, 2019 -- There's no doubt that the Crown Prince Mohammad bin Salman's Vision 2030 of Saudi Arabia is groundbreaking in all of the best ways for the Kingdom. ...
PR Newswire. Sun, 22 Dec 2019 05:00:00 +0000.
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
page for more extensive news about the nation of Greece.