Acceptance of migrants has declined globally, and the nations of the Western Balkans that bore the brunt of the 2015-2016 migration crisis are now the least tolerant in the world, a new Gallup poll shows.
There has already been follow-through on the US’ commitment to help finance infrastructure between Serbia and Kosovo, but the long-standing conflict can’t be solved by boosting economic ties.
Head of Kosovo's Chamber of Commerce says "economic collapse is inevitable" without the law as businesses will be forced into bankruptcy without state support.
Critics say nomination of US government makes a mockery of the peace prize.
Are countries in the Balkan region taking on more debt than they can afford?
Deal seen as a step towards full normalisation of relations between Belgrade and Pristina comes with funding for billion euro road and rail projects.
Trailing his rival in the polls, US President Donald Trump would benefit from a foreign policy triumph. Can the Western Balkans deliver one?
Belgrade and Pristina, which are engaged in the EU-mediated normalisation dialogue, were invited by the White House for a meeting that will be mainly focused on economic issues.
The transit trade in drugs is estimated to be worth more $0.5bn a year in Albania — and a similar amount was laundered through the country’s real estate sector in 2019, says the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime.