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World - International
10/30/2022 12:24:24 PM
With inflation mounting and precarious geopolitical headwinds rattling Europe, Croatia hopes that its upcoming switch to the euro will bring some semblance of protection to the Balkan country in an uncertain world.

World - International
10/12/2022 3:33:33 PM
Bosnia-Herzegovina moved a small step closer to the European Union on Wednesday with the EU's executive advising member states to grant it candidate member status despite continuing criticism of the way the Balkan nation is run.

World - International
10/9/2022 10:17:55 PM
Thousands of people rallied Sunday in Bosnia for the second time in a week, alleging that a pro-Russian Bosnian Serb leader rigged a ballot during a general election in the Balkan country earlier this month.

World - International
10/3/2022 12:56:19 PM
Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik appeared on the path to an electoral win, preliminary results showed Monday, following a chaotic election night that saw his upstart rival also claim victory in a fiercely contested race.

World - International
9/24/2022 9:25:23 PM
Serbia has signed an agreement with Russia for mutual ``consultations'' on foreign policy matters, the Balkan country's media reported Saturday.

World - International
8/24/2022 6:49:19 PM
US and European Union envoys met with Kosovo's prime minister on Wednesday in a last-ditch effort to avert further tensions with Serbia after a meeting last week in Brussels ended with no agreement on a dispute between the former Balkan war foes.

World - International
8/18/2022 7:12:30 PM
EU-mediated "crisis management" talks Thursday between Serbia and Kosovo failed to quell rising tensions between the Balkan neighbours, but further dialogue will take place, the bloc's diplomatic chief said.

World - International
7/7/2022 9:20:27 PM
A NATO senior official on Thursday said Western Balkan countries don't face an ``imminent threat'' from the war in Ukraine, and are of strategic interest to the Western alliance.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
6/28/2022 7:36:49 PM
Bulgaria will expel 70 Russian diplomatic staff, the EU country's prime minister announced on Tuesday, the biggest number ordered out in one-go from the Balkan nation.

War in Ukraine - Economy
5/3/2022 2:51:32 PM
A top European Union official is joining the leaders of four Balkan countries on a tour Tuesday of liquefied natural gas facilities being built in northern Greece to challenge Russia's energy dominance in the region.

World - International
4/4/2022 11:19:39 AM
An early official count of Serbia's national election on Monday confirmed the landslide victory of President Aleksandar Vucic and his populist party _ important allies of Russia in the volatile Balkans and in Europe.

World - International
4/3/2022 5:18:51 PM
Serbians went to the polls on Sunday in elections that will likely see populist President Aleksandar Vucic extend his rule in the Balkan country, as he vows to provide stability amid war raging in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Military
3/24/2022 6:37:50 PM
Germany's foreign minister says Europe needs to beware of Russian efforts to destabilize the Western Balkans against the backdrop of the war in Ukraine.

War in Ukraine - Diplomacy
3/17/2022 8:32:26 PM
Kosovo's president on Thursday asked U.S. President Joe Biden to help Kosovo become a NATO member at a time that Russia is making efforts to destabilize the Balkans.

World - International
1/3/2022 4:30:12 PM
Serbia's president on Monday praised another shipment of arms from Russia despite fears in the Balkans that the country's recent military buildup could lead to more tensions in the war-scarred European region.

World - International
1/2/2022 11:39:59 AM
Abandoned shops and mostly empty streets offer few signs of life in North Macedonia's Valandovo, where young people are fleeing in large numbers hoping to find a better life abroad.

World - International
12/21/2021 6:37:23 PM
The leaders of Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia met Tuesday to discuss and agree on furthering their Open Balkan initiative to promote political and economic ties.

World - International
11/23/2021 3:59:04 PM
The number of people trying to enter Europe without authorization has risen significantly this year to surpass migrant border crossing figures from 2019, before restrictions imposed to combat the COVID-19 pandemic severely limited travel, the European Union's border and coast guard said Tuesday.

World - Region
10/23/2021 9:44:41 PM
The U.S. is welcoming tens of thousands of Afghans airlifted out of Kabul but has disclosed little publicly about a small group who remain overseas: dozens who triggered potential security issues during security vetting and have been sent to an American base in the Balkan nation of Kosovo.

World - International
10/6/2021 6:26:34 PM
EU leaders on Wednesday refused to set a timeline for granting the Western Balkan nations membership, despite reassurances to the region the bloc remained committed to letting them join.

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