Balkan Wars


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Noun1.Balkan Wars - 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 EuropeBalkan Wars - 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
battle of Lule Burgas, Lule Burgas - the principal battle of the Balkan Wars (1912); Bulgarian forces defeated the Turks
Balkan Peninsula, Balkans - a large peninsula in southeastern Europe containing the Balkan Mountain Range
Ellas, Greece, Hellenic Republic - a republic in southeastern Europe on the southern part of the Balkan peninsula; known for grapes and olives and olive oil
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Compare that with the containment of the 1990's Balkan Wars with the help of the EU, which the Balkan States now want to join.
He came to Bosnia during the Balkan wars of the early 1990s.
Mr Akcam also argues that these massacres were a direct result of the defeats suffered in the Balkan Wars of 1912-13.
During the Balkan Wars it was occupied by Serbian forces and most of its systems and equipment were either destroyed or stolen.
Ethnic difference has exploded into war with extreme violence, such as the ethnic cleansing of the Balkan wars in the mid-1990s and the genocide in Rwanda in 1994.
Notre Musique's haunting final movement takes Olga to Heaven--which strongly resembles the same Swiss landscape where Godard shot his last, and less successful, meditation on the Balkan wars, For Ever Mozart (1996).
This issue, and your coverage of other comparatively small countries like Finland and Switzerland with very talented groups of architects does give some support to Kenneth Frampton's proposal of Critical Regionalism--a concept that, as you yourself have pointed out in the past began to look rather less assured after the African and Balkan wars of the '90s.
By the tense end of the Balkan wars, these death squads had been credited by the State Department with murdering 2,000 Croats and Muslims, and Arkan, since assassinated, became a national hero and martyr.
The OIC was instrumental in organizing the Iranian-backed pipeline that supplied arms and Mujahadeen fighters to Bosnia during the Balkan wars of the 1990s--conflicts in which Russia was supposedly allied with the Bosnian Serbs.
Lord Owen, a key figure in attempts to end the Balkan wars, has been summoned to testify on November 3 and 4 at the UN tribunal in The Hague, where Milosevic is facing charges of genocide.
THE UN war crimes tribunal has summoned Lord Owen, a key figure in attempts to end the Balkan wars, to testify at Slobodan Milosevic's trial.
JAT Airways was barred from operating flights to the US and Canada, as well as to the European Union, during a decade of sanctions against the former Yugoslavia due to its role in the Balkan wars.