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US Emb in BiH Worried About Divisive RhetoricPhoto: Simonetta Di Zanutto

US Emb in BiH Worried About Divisive Rhetoric

“The US Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina has expressed concern over the continuing divisive rhetoric that is in the public of the whole of BiH and emphasizes that there are unacceptable references to the war, especially with the recent turbulent past of Bosnia and Herzegovina ‘Calls for secession are […]

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

“Balkan nations need to develop a legal framework for dealing with bad loans, speed up judicial reforms and improve bankruptcy and insolvency laws to improve their economic prospects, the International Monetary Fund said in report on Monday. The report on six western Balkan nations – Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, […]

Croatia Business of the Year Awards Held in ZagrebPhoto: HGK

Croatia Business of the Year Awards Held in Zagreb

“The Croatian Chamber of Economy last night (November 12) has held its annual ‘Zlatna kuna’ (Golden Marten) awards for the best businesses in Croatia for 2017. Leading hotel company Maistra, which has hotels such as Monte Mulini, Lone and Family Marin in its portfolio, won the main award for […]

Croatia Going to Russia…for the World CupPhoto: HNS

Croatia Going to Russia…for the World Cup

Croatia has qualified for the 2018 World Cup in Russia by defeating Greece on an aggregate of 4-1 over two matches. They join Serbia as the two Balkan countries to qualify for the tournament held in Russia for the first time. Politicians and influential figures from both Croatia and Serbia […]

Kosovo Amb Citaku and Serbia FM Dacic Square Up  in UNPhoto: impakter.com

Kosovo Amb Citaku and Serbia FM Dacic Square Up in UN

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic and Kosovo Ambassador to the USVlora Citaku have faced off at a UN Security Council session on Kosovo. Their statements focused on the European Union facilitated dialogue between Belgrade and Pristina, the status of the UN Mission in Kosovo (UNMIK), and the status of […]

Amb. Delawie Urges Kosovo to Ratify; Demarcation Commission RespondsUS Embassy Kosovo

Amb. Delawie Urges Kosovo to Ratify; Demarcation Commission Responds

The US Embassy in Kosovo has released a statement on November 14, 2017, urging the Kosovo government to ratify the border demarcation and “promote the interests of Kosovo’s citizens in this matter.” “The U.S. Embassy was disappointed by the new border commission’s report to the Assembly Committee on European […]

Reports on Russian Influence in Kosovo and Macedonia

Reports on Russian Influence in Kosovo and Macedonia

“Kosovar Center for Security Studies recently published a report on the Russian presence in Kosovo and how the Russian influence is exercised internally, but also in regard to the country’s international status. The report is part of a growing interest of research community in Europe on how Russia […]

Final Day of Zaev in Slovenia – Meets President, Speaker of ParliamentPhoto: vlada.mk

Final Day of Zaev in Slovenia – Meets President, Speaker of Parliament

“Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, met with the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor, as a part of the official visit of the governmental delegation of the Republic of Macedonia to the country. Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev congratulated President Pahor victory on the recent election […]

International Energy Summit in PodgoricaWorld

International Energy Summit in Podgorica

“The International Summit and Exhibition Hydropower Balkans 2017 will on Wednesday open in Podgorica, Montenegro, where executives of energy companies, representatives of ministries and financial institutions, service providers and equipment suppliers will until November 17 discuss construction and reconstruction of hydroelectric power plants in the region. On the […]

Suspended Sentences for US Embassy Attackers in BelgradePhoto: react.usip.org

Suspended Sentences for US Embassy Attackers in Belgrade

“A Serbian court on Tuesday issued suspended prison sentences for four suspects and acquitted three others who were tried in the 2008 torching of the U.S. embassy in Belgrade after a rally against Kosovo’s declaration of independence. The U.S. embassy criticized the ruling, saying ‘it is difficult to understand […]