- American Islamic State suspect 'stranded on Turkey border'
An alleged US Islamic State militant is stuck after Turkey deported him and Greece refused him entry.
BBC News. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 21:55:51 GMT.
- England players left shocked by Raheem Sterling axing ahead of Euro 2020 qualifiers
EXCLUSIVE BY SAMI MOKBEL: England have been left shocked at the decision to axe Raheem Sterling from the squad to face Montenegro following his bust-up with Joe Gomez.
Daily Mail. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 14:17:27 +0000.
- Raheem Sterling & Joe Gomez take part in England training
Raheem Sterling and Joe Gomez take part in England training after the Man City forward was dropped for England's Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro.
BBC News. Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:17:38 GMT.
- There Are Now Eight Countries Asking For An EU Aviation Carbon Tax
The Ministers of Finance of the Netherlands, Germany, France, Sweden, Italy, Belgium, Luxembourg, Denmark and Bulgaria want a tax to neutralize the environmental damages of aviation.
By Emanuela Barbiroglio, Contributor. Forbes. Mon, 11 Nov 2019 19:03:38 +0000.
- Reuters: Serbia faces risk of US sanctions over Russian arms deal
A U.S. official is expected to arrive in Belgrade on Nov. 8 to discuss the purchase of advanced Russian anti-aircraft missile systems which could expose Serbia to U.S. ...
Anastasia Shepeleva. Kyiv Post. Fri, 08 Nov 2019 11:49:51 +0000.
- Tornado rips through olive oil factory in Greece, sending debris in the air
A violent tornado took aim at an olive oil factory in Greece on Monday, sending debris into the air as the dozens of workers inside managed to escape serious injury.
Travis Fedschun. Fox News. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 18:26:52 GMT.
- De Minaur marches on in Milan
Australian No.1 Alex de Minaur has chalked up his second win of the Next Gen ATP finals, beating Serbia's Miomir Kecmanovic.
Sydney Morning Herald. Thu, 07 Nov 2019 07:19:42 +1100.
- Rights envoy urges Greece to transfer migrants to mainland
BRUSSELS (AP) - A European top official says the situation in Greece's migrant camps is "explosive" and is urging the country's authorities to transfer asylum-seekers from islands to the mainland. ...
Washington Times. Thu, 31 Oct 2019 06:51:58 -0400.
- In Focus: Corfu, Greece
Introduction The region of the Ionian Islands consists of the islands in the Ionian Sea on the western coast of Greece. ...
Hsyndicate. Wed, 30 Oct 2019 10:50:37 +0200.
- Hells Angels hopeful involved in Greek killing returns to Alberta
A Canadian Hells Angels prospect sentenced to a 15-year prison term in Greece for his involvement in the beating death of a Greek citizen has returned to Alberta after serving just a few years of his sentence.
CBC News. Sun, 27 Oct 2019 09:00:00 EDT.
- Standard & Poor's upgrades Greece's rating by 1 notch to BB-
ATHENS, Greece (AP) - Standard & Poor's has upgraded Greece's credit rating by one notch to BB- with a positive outlook, saying another upgrade could follow within the next year. ...
Washington Times. Fri, 25 Oct 2019 16:38:29 -0400.
- Canine Archaeologists Sniff Out 3,000-Year-Old Graves in Croatia
A new study shows how canines trained to find human remains could help archaeologists locate new sites
Smithsonian. Fri, 25 Oct 2019 18:26:27 +0000.
- 39 found dead in truck container in southeast England
Police in southeastern England said that 39 people were found dead inside a truck container believed to have come from Bulgaria.
Ap. ABC News. Wed, 23 Oct 2019 14:55:16 +0000.
- 39 Bodies Discovered In Truck Container In Southeast England
British officials say they believe the truck originated in Bulgaria and arrived in the U.K. over the weekend. A man from Northern Ireland is in custody.
Mark Katkov. NPR. Wed, 23 Oct 2019 05:58:00 -0400.
- Emery backs UEFA to tackle racist abuse
Arsenal manager Unai Emery has confidence in UEFA to deal with the racism experienced in Bulgaria at the start of the week.
Irish Independent. Fri, 18 Oct 2019 10:03:44 +0100.
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.