- Croatia-Czechia Euro Cup match ends in 1:1 draw
The Glasgow stadium can accommodate up to 51,866 people, but only 13,000 people were allowed to attend Euro Cup matches in Scotland due to COVID restrictions
Tass. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 22:39:47 +0300.
- Croatia 1-1 Czech Republic: Patrik Schick penalty puts Czechs on verge of last 16
The Czech Republic took a huge step towards qualifying for the last 16 at Euro 2020 with an entertaining draw against Croatia at Hampden Park.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 18:07:11 GMT.
- Greece killing: Husband confesses to Caroline Crouch death
Police say a Greek pilot has admitted suffocating his wife in a crime that shocked the country.
BBC News. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 16:14:19 GMT.
- Austria To Provide One Million Additional COVID Vaccine Doses To Balkans
Austria says it plans to send a million doses of COVID-19 vaccine to the Western Balkans in addition to the doses it is funneling toward the region on behalf of the European Union.
Radio Liberty. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 13:48:03 +0000.
- Tributes for Eriksen as Denmark return to the pitch, Ukraine beat North Macedonia
Kevin de Bruyne set up one goal and scored the winner to give Belgium a 2-1 victory over Denmark in a game marked by an emotional tribute to Christian Eriksen.
Sydney Morning Herald. Fri, 18 Jun 2021 04:19:37 +1000.
- Police officer who infiltrated the Albanian mafia spared jail after he sold cocaine in London
Maurisio Malaj, 30, was working for the Albanian police force when he went undercover and infiltrated the mafia there, a court heard. But he fled Albania when crime bosses discovered he was a cop.
Daily Mail. Thu, 17 Jun 2021 18:11:01 +0100.
- In Pandev They Trust
North Macedonia is hoping its Euro 2020 campaign can serve as an advertisement for the country, and as a unifying force in a young nation seeking a sense of itself.
Cosimo Bizzarri, Rory Smith and Matteo De Mayda. New York Times. Thu, 17 Jun 2021 15:30:11 +0000.
- Ancient Necropolis Discovered in 17th-Century Croatian Palace's Garden
The fourth- or fifth-century cemetery contained the remains of several individuals buried in jars
Smithsonian. Wed, 16 Jun 2021 10:30:00 +0000.
- Sterling gives England 1-0 win over Croatia at Euro 2020
Raheem Sterling grew up in the shadow of Wembley Stadium as it was being rebuilt, even getting a tattoo of its famous arch on his left forearm.
Fox News. Sun, 13 Jun 2021 16:13:41 GMT.
- Ratko Mladic: Bosnian Serb military chief loses bid to overturn genocide conviction at UN court
Mladic, 79, was the last major figure from the Bosnian conflict to face justice
Joe Middleton. The Independent. Tue, 08 Jun 2021 16:52:47 GMT.
- UN Court to Rule on Bosnia War Crimes Appeal
Ratko Mladic was convicted of genocide and war crimes for acts during 1990s war.
Voice of America. Tue, 08 Jun 2021 04:23:58 -0400.
- Eight Possible Breakout Stars To Look Out For At Euro 2020
From Denmark in 1992 to Greece in 2004, the European Championships can be full of surprises. With 24 nations competing this year, there are plenty of players who could make a name for themselves at Euro 2020 too. ...
By Steve Price, Senior Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 07 Jun 2021 08:06:17 -0400.
- US Blacklists 3 Bulgarians, 64 Companies Over Corruption
Treasury Department called the move its single biggest action targeting graft to date.
Voice of America. Wed, 02 Jun 2021 20:30:14 -0400.
- Costa Luminosa Restarts From Trieste With Cruises In The Adriatic And Greece
Costa Luminosa, the second ship of the Italian company to resume operations in 2021, marks the restart of the cruise sector in the eastern Mediterranean.
Travel Industry Wire. 2021-05-18 14:30:17 EST.
- Delta (DAL) to Begin Direct Flights to Croatia This Summer
Delta (DAL) plans to launch its first nonstop flights to Croatia this July as air-travel demand continues to improve.
Zacks Equity Research. Zacks. Tue, 11 May 2021 15:36:00 GMT.
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.