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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 summit involved the 15 EU nations and the Balkans states of Bosnia, Croatia, Albania, Macedonia and Yugoslavia.
Focus: The worst of both worlds: poverty and politics in the Balkans.
The result is an imaginative and at times provocative chronicle of nationalism, wars and the role of great powers in modern Balkan history from 1804 to 1999.
Although they have a long and ancient history in the Balkan Peninsula, the Egyptian community there suffers from discrimination.
This is why we are working with Artineta," says Virtyt Gacaferri, owner of Balkan Natural Adventure.
This was said by the Prime Minister in London, who is participating in the Western Balkans Investment Forum organized by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD).
It looks at how Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia - the six countries of the Western Balkans - can speed up economic growth and achieve faster income convergence with the EU.
Baba also offers seven different varieties of rakia, the fermented fruit brandy that's popular throughout the Balkans, plus a unique list of wines from countries such as Serbia, Macedonia, Slovenia, Montenegro, Bosnia and Herzegovina and Croatia.
It does not matter that the option of real full-scale war is not available at all, due to the Balkan states' incapacity to actually wage it; what is required for implementation of the proposed geopolitical rearrangement of the Balkans is to spread the perception that the permanent rise of political conflicts in the region inevitably leads to a renewed armed conflict.
The Balkan Wars, understood collectively as the first 'total war' of the Ottoman Empire, have hitherto been understudied.
Opening the conference "Founding of "Iter Vitis Balkan"-possibility for connections and economic development", Macedonian Minister of Culture, Elizabeta Kanveska Milevska and Stefano Dominioni, Director of the European Institute of Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe praised the idea for creating a Balkan wine route.
The EBRD has already committed a 37 million [euro] loan to the project to boost the regional integration of energy markets in the Western Balkans.