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Balkans,

Bulg. Stara Planina (stä`rä plä'nēnä`), major mountain range of the Balkan PeninsulaBalkan Peninsula,
southeasternmost peninsula of Europe, c.200,000 sq mi (518,000 sq km), bounded by the Black Sea, Sea of Marmara, Aegean Sea, Mediterranean Sea, Ionian Sea, and Adriatic Sea.
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 and Bulgaria, extending c.350 mi (560 km) from E Serbia through central Bulgaria to the Black Sea. It rises to 7,794 ft (2,376 m) at Botev, the highest peak. The Balkans are a continuation of the Carpathian Mts. The forested range is sparsely populated and rich in a variety of minerals.
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Ambassador Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, Head of the EU Delegation and EU Special Representative to BiH, emphasized that improving connectivity in the Western Balkans, as well as between the Western Balkans and the European Union, is a key factor for economic growth and jobs creation, and will bring benefits to businesses and citizens in the region.
Using the description in the ancient Hellenic legend for Cadmus and Harmony, we can make a lot of connections between the Balkans and Egypt, and we can make a reconstruction of the migration waves of Egyptians in the Balkans, especially for those who are in the present territory of Albania," said Rubin Zemon, an assistant professor of anthropology and humanities at the University of Information Science and Technology (UIST) "St Paul the Apostle" in Macedonia.
Arineta Mula became the sweetheart of the small Balkans country after she climbed Mount Blanc, Matterhorn and lastly Mount Everest, and now she quit her regular job to start taking tours with the top adventure tourism company Balkan Natural Adventure.
ClickPress, Thu Mar 01 2018] Balkan Natural Adventure an adventure tourism company from Kosovo has entered an agreement with one of the star hikers of the country Arineta Mula, in order to do a promotional walk in the Peaks of the Balkans tour, and invite more women to become mountain guides.
From the opening speech by EBRD President Sir Suma Chakrabarti to the remarks from the six Prime Ministers to the panel on Soft Connectivity Agenda for the Western Balkans the topic was a recurring theme of the event.
According to him, all countries in the Balkans can join and seek funding from the European Union.
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.
The Balkan region may not be too well known for its cuisine, cocktails or wines, but an Arlington, VA, bar aims to change that.
Timothy Less advocates a total redesign of the existing state boundaries in the Balkans, on the basis of a dubious assumption that the multiethnic states in the Balkans (such as Bosnia-Herzegovina and Macedonia) are to be regarded as inherently dysfunctional, whereas the ethnically homogenous states (such as Serbia, Albania and Croatia) are to be regarded as far more successful.
The study of the Ottoman defeat in the Balkans contributes to this literature and reveals parallels in the psychology and culture of post-defeat societies.
Al Jazeera Balkans and Eutelsat Communications have announced that Al Jazeera Balkans is joining the TEAM:SAT TV platform operated by TEAM:MEDIA and will broadcast exclusively in High Definition, free-to-air from the EUTELSAT 16A satellite.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 15, 2016-Eutelsat's satellite selected by Al Jazeera Balkans to join TEAM:SAT TV Platform