Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania.
August 3, 2020
The move towards localisation — or at least regionalisation — of supply chains has accelerated.
July 22, 2020
Day trippers from neighbouring Kosovo and North Macedonia are visiting Albania’s Adriatic coast despite the pandemic, but most stay away from hotels and restaurants.
June 27, 2020
Adria Tour fiasco shows how not to relaunch sporting events during a pandemic — and gives the Croatian opposition ammunition against PM Andrej Plenkovic ahead of next week’s general election.
June 25, 2020
Borissov’s latest term in office has been plagued by constant scandals, but photos of the PM sleeping next to a Glock 9mm handgun and a drawer full of €500 bills and gold bars indicate he has a bitter enemy close to home.
June 2, 2020
North Macedonia's government has announced financial recovery packages, but only the destitute qualify for aid. Ali Fevzi’s humanitarian mission is sorely needed.