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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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Legal Services Industry: Pharmaceutical contract manufacturing and API sourcing in Central Europe and the Balkan states 2011
It would seem that Mr Bufton dislikes the situation where his country, at least partially, is controlled from Brussels, but approves of Westminster control of Scotland and Wales, a situation reminiscent of the Balkan States when under the control of Mother Russia, a country which, if memory serves, also referred to itself as a democracy.
The collection also features several war maps, including Map of the New Balkan States and Central Europe, released just as WW1 erupted in 1914, and others that highlight natural and cultural resources, wildlife and peoples of the world.
Miyazawa was quoted as saying Japanese companies seem to regard Croatia and other Balkan states as nations with security problems.
Russia, Canada, Japan, and all Balkan states except the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia.
The United States and NATO have asked several Balkan states to consider allowing overflight or providing bases to accommodate more than 300 additional aircraft that the alliance's supreme commander, Gen.
com/research/28sxpj/telecommunications) has announced the addition of the "Telecommunications Market in Balkan states 2012" report to their offering.
VIENNA, Feb 20 (KUNA) -- An anti-terrorism conference is expected to be held in Vienna in mid-March, with interior and foreign ministers of West Balkan states and Italy being invited to attend.
Alaattin Bayraktar, General Vice President of the Turkish Industrialists' and Businessmen's Confederation of Business Women, has vowed substantial investments in Balkan states in 2015.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian President Hassan Rouhani voiced Tehran's readiness to send humanitarian aid to the flood-hit Balkan states.
Dubai Jenap Said, aka Catwoman will take part in the third annual Dubai Women's Run along with nine other top Runners from Greece, Russia, Hungary, and the Balkan states of Serbia, Bosnia, Croatia and Bulgaria.