Leaked documents show Kosovan PM Haradinaj spent €500,000 on lunches

bne IntelliNews December 5, 2019

Expenses scandal erupts in Kosovo as local media report that Haradinaj spent an average of €1,000 each working day on extravagant lunches during less than two years in office.

Western Balkans divided over “mini Schengen”

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia November 26, 2019

Albanian PM slams “patriots in pyjamas” as Bosnia, Kosovo and Montenegro hold off on joining regional integration project.

BALKAN BLOG: Straightforward handover of power to Kosovan opposition suddenly gets complicated

Clare Nuttall in Glasgow November 21, 2019

Kosovans voted in large numbers for change in the October general election, but following a Supreme Court ruling it's unclear whether they will get it.

Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia agree to set up common market

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje November 10, 2019

Eliminating obstacles to the free movement of people, goods, services and capital will facilitate trade and investment in the Western Balkans — but the primary goal of all three countries is EU accession.

EBRD: Pace of emerging Europe economic growth slows as global outlook weakens

EBRD in London November 6, 2019

The pace of growth in the EBRD’s emerging economies is slowing on the back of a weaker global economic outlook, and pressure from slower growth in the Eurozone and China, US/Chinese trade tensions and a contraction in world automobile production, acc