Half of the cross-border banking groups active in Central, Eastern and South-Eastern Europe say they want to “selectively expand” in the region, shows the latest EIB survey.
Proposed plan for Western Balkans involves integration into the EU single market, with a €6bn financial package.
North Macedonia's decision to open airspace to allow Lavrov to attend sparked a boycott by Ukraine, Poland and the Baltic states.
Members of Kosovo’s leftist Social Democratic Party clashed with police outside Sirius hotel in Pristina where the president of the Kosovo Specialist Chambers was meeting with NGO representatives.
Where does the EU’s hopes for a deal to phase out fossil fuels leave coal-dependent aspiring members from the Western Balkans?
Raiffeisen Bank Kosovo CEO Anita Kovacic tells bne IntelliNews the banking sector in Europe’s newest country has proved itself to be resilient, mature and capable of adapting to new circumstances.
Nato has increased its military contingent in Kosovo after recent violent incidents.
New report warns rise of right wing extreme nationalist groups are a "serious risk factor" in the region and undermine efforts to preserve peace.
In the last seven years, Emerging Europe has grappled with pandemic, war and a cost of living crisis. So why did people get happier?
EBRD research shows majority in transition countries believe climate change will severely affect the children of today, but fewer people are willing to pay to address the climate emergency.
Nato Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg says bolstering military contingent would lower the risk of a new violent conflict in Kosovo or the wider region.
Diaspora funding is largely channeled into the real estate sector, but Kosovo is also establishing itself as an exporter in a range of niches from IT to furniture to beverages.
Serbian and Kosovan negotiators' separate meetings with EU special envoy Miroslav Lajcak revealed a continued impasse in key areas.
Ukrainian president says Russia likely orchestrated Middle East crisis and warns Balkans may be next.
High Representative Josep Borrell says Western Balkans should be involved in decision-making ahead of accession.
Releasing enlargement report package, Commission also calls for candidate status for Georgia, but criticises stalling in some longstanding Western Balkan candidate countries.
Ursula von der Leyen stresses financial support for EU-aspiring region is contingent upon countries implementing crucial reforms.
Ruling Progressives expected to score another victory given weakness of Serbia's opposition.
Ursula von der Leyen gives Skopje hope for accession progress this year during Western Balkan tour but says constitutional changes must be made first.
Well-paid jobs at ICT companies are keeping young people in the country, addressing the interconnected problems of unemployment, poverty and high emigration.