Leaders on both sides are ramping up hostility for their own ends.
Russia’s backing of Serbia during the Ukraine war is aggravating tensions with its neighbour Kosovo.
Levels of poverty shot up in Albania during COVID when there was little governmental support.
European leaders have failed to notice how much support Serbia is providing to Russia, an expert says.
The war in Ukraine has added new momentum to the argument of expanding the EU eastward. However, institutional and political obstacles to making this dream reality abound.
A digest of the week’s coverage of the war against Ukraine.
The EU is creating resentment in North Macedonia over its feud with Bulgaria. In the midst of the Russia-Ukraine war, it will only serve to benefit Russia in its efforts to undermine the EU.
While Serbia’s Covid-19 infection rate continues to be worrisome, the country has shown the ability to vaccinate a higher proportion of its population than EU nations.
Western leaders learned the hard way 25 years ago that conflict in the Balkans can become ethnic cleansing. Add Russia into the mix, and Montenegro’s new problems are US and European problems, too.
Named after a village in Bosnia and Herzegovina, NASA’s Martian landing spot is a distant reminder of less peaceful times on Earth.
The collapse of the government in Kosovo is a victory for reactionary forces within Kosovo and the self-seeking agenda of the Trump administration.
NATO had its 70th birthday party in London at an awkward moment.
Post-earthquake aftershocks are often assumed to be less violent, but that’s not always the case.
What can be the road ahead for Kosovo and Serbia under the EU patronage?
A Neanderthal tooth was discovered in Serbia. This finding helps to fill gaps in the human fossil record of this important geographical region.
Post-conflict processes are often slowed down or even halted by fear. Can Colombia buck the trend?
The foreign secretary will host a summit in London this summer on helping Balkan states join the EU.
The revelation that a Bosnian company had broken the arms embargo on Iraq unified three armies which had been fighting each other a decade before.
Europe’s youngest state badly wants into the EU, but the hurdles in place are high.
A giant rally in Thessaloniki and another in Athens show the strength of feeling in Greek Macedonia – and all over a country’s name.