An unknown man threw a grenade at the US embassy in Podgorica, the capital of Nato's newest member state, then blew himself up with a second device.
Macedonia in freefall as setbacks across the region are bad news for hopes of accelerated progress towards EU accession.
The EU’s new Balkan strategy should be viewed as more of a motivational tool than as a real roadmap, even for frontrunners Montenegro and Serbia.
Better transportation, energy, and telecommunications networks would help Western Balkan countries raise productivity and attract more investment, IMF says.
The strategy comes after years of neglecting the region and is expected to counter the growing influence of Russia and China in Southeast Europe.
If sunlight is the best disinfectant, then export credit agencies need to step into the daytime, argues a new study of ECAs in Central and Eastern Europe.
The European Commission is poised to release a new enlargement strategy which it hopes will push countries from the region to embrace reform and stop democratic backsliding.
The IMF has warned that the high levels of NPLs and low-quality loans threaten the stability of long-term funding of some banks in Montenegro.
China becomes biggest foreign dealmaker in the region, making €7.7bn of acquisitions, up 78%.