Balkan Wars

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two wars (1912-1913) that were fought over the last of the European territories of the Ottoman Empire and that left the area around Constantinople (now Istanbul) as the only Ottoman territory in Europe

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Kintex, a state-owned arms exporter established during the Communist era, has supplied clients ranging from Burundi--where it armed both government forces and insurgents fighting against them--to Croatia, which turned to Sofia for help during the Balkans war.
The ensuing Balkans war and Slovenia's seccession from Yugoslavia put the scheme on hold, but it has at last been completed to a design by Ales Vodopivec.
The Tottenham midfielder, 22, who will be part of the Croatia side facing Fabio Capello's men on Wednesday, has revealed how he struggled to survive the Balkans War.
Carter wrote the book about the period of time when he lived and worked as an aid worker in Sarajevo during the bitter Balkans war siege that lasted 43 months.
Parts of the artwork will be sold to help Croatian victims of the 1990s Balkans war.
Jan Pieklo, President of the Polish Journalists' Association in Krakow, had volunteered to cover the Balkans war because he wanted to understand what had gone wrong in Yugoslavia, a nation previously considered a success story.
BALKANS War hero Richard Lloyd has been commemorated by a new building to serve other young people in his home community.
PRESSURE was today mounting on the government to provide cancer screening for soldiers who served in the Balkans war after the UN said it had found radiation at eight sites in Kosovo hit by Nato strikes.
The Army/Condor SHORTSTOP program was initially developed to guard troops during the Gulf War from massive amounts of proximity-fuzed weapons and later deployed to protect allied forces in Bosnia during the Balkans War.
Milan Milutinovic and five other Serbs were alleged to have helped deport 800,000 Albanians and kill hundreds of civilians during the Balkans war.