Emerging Europe has a growing number of female politicians taking a stand against corruption and authoritarianism.
The potential for energy savings in the buildings sector — characterised by ageing, poorly maintained apartment blocks — is estimated at more than 50% of consumption, Energy Community report shows.
Citizens and ruling elites of both countries are prepared to pay lip service to a shared dream but pause when confronted with the practical reality of its realisation.
Preliminary results show opposition Vetevendosje took 48% of the vote in snap general election.
Left-wing nationalist Vetevendosje has gained overwhelming popular support ahead of Kosovo's February 14 general election.
The new political alliance between Vetevendosje leader Albin Kurti and acting President Vjosa Osmani says its priority is to tackle corruption.
Moscow delivered a stern rebuke over Bulgaria's PM's criticism of opposition politician Navalny's arrest, and has taken a tough tone on several issues in the Western Balkans in recent days.
A mid-sized power, Turkey wields considerable clout in its near neighbourhood.