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2006-05-21 15:14:58

PODGORICA, Serbia and Montenegro (Reuters) - Montenegro voted in favor of independence on Sunday in a referendum on ending its state union with Serbia, according to an unofficial projection of the result. The Center for Free Elections and Democracy (CESID) and the Center for Monitoring (CEMI) told a news conference the 'Yes" vote was an estimated 56.3 percent -- surpassing the 55 percent threshold required for the outcome to be validated. "The preliminary result is 56.3 percent,...

2006-05-07 07:59:15

By Matt Spetalnick DUBROVNIK (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney lent U.S. support on Sunday to three Balkan nations seeking to join NATO and the European Union as he wrapped up a tour of ex-communist states dominated by his criticism of Russia. Speaking at a summit of the Adriatic Charter group made up of Croatia, Albania and Macedonia, Cheney told leaders their countries' entry would help revitalize the democratic values of the two Western clubs. He praised them for reforms to...

2006-05-07 07:49:00

(Corrects headline to read "Cheney backs 3 Balkan states for Western alliances" ... A corrected repetition follows. By Matt Spetalnick DUBROVNIK (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney lent U.S. support on Sunday to three Balkan nations seeking to join NATO and the European Union as he wrapped up a tour of ex-communist states dominated by his criticism of Russia. Speaking at a summit of the Adriatic Charter group made up of Croatia, Albania and Macedonia, Cheney told leaders their...

2006-05-07 04:33:19

DUBROVNIK, Croatia (Reuters) - Vice President Dick Cheney lent support on Sunday to three Balkan states seeking to join NATO and the European Union, saying their entry would help "rejuvenate" the two Western clubs. Cheney was speaking to a summit of the Adriatic Charter group, Croatia, Albania and Macedonia, in the picturesque port city of Dubrovnik as he wrapped up a five-day tour of ex-communist countries in transition to democracy. He hailed the three countries for their...


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Adriatic Sea
2013-04-18 22:08:38

The Adriatic Sea is a body of water dividing the Italian Peninsula from the Balkan Peninsula and the Apennine Mountains from the Dinaric Alps and neighboring ranges. This sea is the northernmost arm of the Mediterranean Sea, stretching from the Strait of Otranto to the northwest and the Po Valley. It contains over 1300 islands, mainly located along the eastern, Croatian, coast. Its divided into three basins, the northern one being the shallowest and the southern one being the deepest; a...

2012-06-18 08:07:24

Symbol: CAGA9 Group: Dicot Family: Campanulaceae Growth Habit: Forb/herb Classification:       Kingdom   Plantae – Plants Subkingdom   Tracheobionta – Vascular plants Superdivision   Spermatophyta – Seed plants Division   Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants Class   Magnoliopsida – Dicotyledons Subclass   Asteridae Order   Campanulales Family   Campanulaceae – Bellflower family...

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