Boyko Borissov’s government attempts damage control after far-right coalition partner Valeri Simeonov calls for “green jihadist” Ska Keller to be deported to Turkey for joining protests against ski resort in Bulgarian national park.
Better transportation, energy, and telecommunications networks would help Western Balkan countries raise productivity and attract more investment, IMF says.
Vassilev, the majority shareholder of bankrupt Corpbank through which billions of euros of taxpayers’ money were allegedly siphoned off, asked for help under the Magnitsky act after being indicted in Bulgaria.
Lower chamber of parliament approves election law amendments that will allow Emomali Rahmon’s still-young son to succeed his father as president.
Shaken by the nationwide demonstrations that swept across Iran a month ago, the Iranian government is under growing pressure to generate fresh economic growth.
Funding decision made despite heavy pressure from environmental groups who argued that the development bank should avoid investing in major fossil fuel projects.
The strategy comes after years of neglecting the region and is expected to counter the growing influence of Russia and China in Southeast Europe.
But Andrzej Duda sends bill to the PiS-dominated Constitutional Tribunal for review.
Vallex Group to retain only a few of its 1,200 employees amid row over pollution from open-pit copper mine.
Early warning signs that the talent shortage in the Visegrad 4 countries is now being felt in Romania.
Ilham Aliyev has been in power since the death of his father, Azerbaijan's first president Heydar Aliyev, in 2003, and his reelection this October is seen as a formality.
China was previously thought to have given up on the mega-project when work was temporarily suspended and construction of the Uzbek section was postponed indefinitely.
European Anti-fraud Office launched probe in response to complaints reportedly concerning inflated payments made to contractor on new line that will link central Bucharest to the western suburbs.
Officials nervous as service hugely popular in Iran sets out to double as a global payment platform.
Romania’s €150mn ice-cream market increasingly in international hands as Unilever's purchase of largest local producer Betty Ice follows sale of no. 2 player Alpin57Lux to Latvia's Food Union.
PM Ramush Haradinaj's pre-tax salary would have been doubled under the proposed changes, which drew harsh criticism from the opposition and Kosovo's Anti-Corruption Agency.
The feared SNB boss, known as Uzbekistan's “last Stalinist politician”, seems to have been purged by the reformist leader who is surrounding himself with allies.
The long-anticipated 'Kremlin Report' by the US Department of Treasury includes 210 names of Russia's richest tycoons, officials close to President Vladimir Putin, and CEOs of largest state corporations, but no sanctions on any of these people
The launch is the latest in Chinese companies opening up their pay systems in Russia, which is emerging as one of their most important markets outside of their own country.
The Visegrad countries rejected any plans for slashing development funds to countries that have differing views within the EU, especially on migration.