Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania.
September 3, 2020
Trailing his rival in the polls, US President Donald Trump would benefit from a foreign policy triumph. Can the Western Balkans deliver one?
August 14, 2020
The dire projections of a washout summer season in Croatia – leading to a huge slump in GDP for 2020 given the importance of tourism to the economy – have not been realised.
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.