Sofia has high hopes of its upcoming EU presidency but its ambitions to move from the periphery to the core of the union are undermined by its poor performance on border security and fighting organised crime.
Russia has clawed its way back from its weak position after the end of the Cold War to make firm friends across Southeast Europe even in countries that are firmly in the Western camp.
Turkey is an emerging geothermal superstar and countries across Eastern Europe are increasingly harnessing underground energy to provide cheap and eco-friendly local heating and energy.
ArcelorMittal Zenica CEO Biju Nair talks to bne IntelliNews about bringing one of Southeast Europe’s largest steel mills back to life in post-war Bosnia.
Romania is the EU's fastest growing economy this year, but rattled by political unrest and frequent policy changes, investors may start to migrate to rival destinations.