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Balkans,

the countries of the Balkan Peninsula, which include Romania, Bulgaria, and Yugoslavia.
Balkan frame - metal frame above a bed which provides for limb suspension, named for the Balkan wars, 1908-1913.
Balkan nephrectomy
Balkan nephritis - chronic progressive nephritis seen predominantly in Balkan countries.
Balkan nephropathy - interstitial nephritis occurring in the Balkan countries.
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The illegal arms trade from the Balkans is a security risk that affects all of Europe.
Erdoy-an and his brethren have unfortunately exploited the outpourings of warmth toward Turkey in Balkan nations for ideological reasons.
While driving in Balkan roads, it is a question of an hour to change from one settlement to another one.
According to a written statement of the Confederation, the trade relations with the Balkan countries will be carried out with the cooperation of the Turkish government.
MEP representative of the Croatian green party "Orah" Davor Skrlec put the emphasis on the financial mechanisms and stressed that "the Balkan has the need of cooperation and networking following the example of the European Union.
We speak on a regular basis," said Balkan in commenting on the taking on D'Attile's clients.
Professor Biljana Vankovska stated that this is one of the proposals for closer bond on this part of the Balkan.
One of the most important efforts was at first a Yugoslav crisis but could now become a Balkan one (22).
How can institutional arrangements established to stop the Balkan wars be transformed into an effective guarantee for a common future that includes European Union membership?
Biljali says that the success of the Slovenian Summit must be evaluated according to the messages conveyed by the Balkan leaders to Europe.
In tracing the historical relationship between Russia and the Balkans, Headley's book serves as a valuable resource for understanding the evolving foreign policy of Russia and goes far to explain the connection between the two.
Writing over a year ago about Orhan Pamuk, on the occasion of the bestowal of the Nobel Prize (2006), I felt it important to place Pamuk in the context that I think suits him perfectly--to wit, the Balkan context.