As part of its dialogue with the European Union, Kosovo has agreed to address the underlying causes of the high interest rates on bank loans
The total value of gross loans and lease financing extended by Kosovan banks rose by 10% y/y to €2.36bn at end-May, slowing down from a 10.8% y/y increase at end-April
EU enlargement commissioner reaffirms his determination to bring Western Balkan countries into the union, despite growing perception that the enlargement process is doomed.
Despite claiming victory, PDK-AAK-Nisma alliance takes fewer votes than expected and faces difficult coalition talks.
The banking downturn is over, with profitability surging last year, according to the lender's annual CEE Banking Report.
Coalition of ex-KLA parties PDK-AAK-Nisma expected to win June 11 election, and will need to tackle ratification of Montenegro border deal and other pressing issues.
The parties of the Kosovo Liberation Army old guard will face those who once advocated peaceful resistance against Serbia in Kosovo's June 11 election.
Bosnia plummeted on Global Peace Index as internal divisions and relations with neighbours worsened.