thumbnailInterview: Croatia's president promotes MEP election
2014-04-16In an interview with SETimes, Croatia's president says the upcoming European Parliament elections are important for Croatia and the Western Balkans.
thumbnailMinority associations in Balkans nurture diversity, reconciliation
2014-04-10Cultural societies in Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia are paving the way toward co-existence.
thumbnailEU supporting water treatment effort in Cyprus
2014-04-09A new water treatment plant will serve both the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities. In other business news: The European Commission may simplify the rules for Schengen visas in an effort to boost tourism, and air travel in the region is about to become easier.
thumbnailBiH cracks down on fan violence and nationalism
2014-04-01Increased security measures and bans are part of the BiH football federation's plan to curtail fan violence and nationalist rhetoric.
thumbnailEU to take measures against dependency on Russian gas
2014-03-28The European Commission will present an energy plan in June.
thumbnailFive Serbian cities make list of Europe's top 10
2014-03-19The cities were chosen based on categories including human resources and life and business environment. Also in business news: Cyprus appoints Georghadji as new central bank governor.
thumbnailEU rejects Crimea-Kosovo comparisons
2014-03-14Threats of genocide spurred Kosovo's separation, but no such threat lies in Crimea.
thumbnailBloggers: Genocide trials will have no winner
2014-03-14As the International Court of Justice begins hearing the Croatian and Serbian lawsuits, bloggers weigh in with their thoughts.
thumbnailBalkan countries take measures to help youth find jobs
2014-03-03Regional countries are subsidising temporary employment and paid internships to help young people find jobs.
thumbnailBloggers: 'The victory of the Ukrainian people is our victory'
2014-02-28The crisis in Ukraine might speed up the EU accession process for candidate countries in the region, bloggers and analysts say.
thumbnailAthletes return from Olympics with sense of togetherness
2014-02-28Memories of friendship and solidarity were forged among athletes from the Balkans and Turkey during the 2014 Sochi Games.
thumbnailEU nudges western Balkans toward economic reform
2014-02-26Improving the financial climate will attract investment, the Union said. In other business news: Bulgaria and Macedonia seek more funding for Corridor 8.
thumbnailBalkan countries seek ways to boost economic ties with Turkey
2014-02-21Balkan countries call for Turkish investors to expand business and economic ties in a wide range of niche sectors that have untapped potential.
thumbnailBosnian rock band brings political message to Turkey
2014-02-20Politically active band Dubioza Kolektif uses music to spread a message about the importance of political awareness.
thumbnailEU warns Balkan nations about illegal waste depots, poor waste management
2014-02-17Bulgaria's failure to deal with illegal waste depots violates EU regulations and raises the issue of the waste management problems in the region.
thumbnail'Child of Jahorina' returns to Winter Olympics
2014-02-17Zana Novakovic, an alpine skier from Sarajevo, is proud to be a BiH Olympian for the second time.
thumbnailRegional bloggers debate BiH protests, many reject violence
2014-02-14Bloggers throughout the region weigh in on the on-going protests in BiH.
thumbnailCountries increase confiscation of criminal assets
2014-02-05By seizing criminals' assets, countries in the region hope to prevent corruption and crime.
thumbnailNew animal law threatens pre-accession funds for BiH
2014-02-04A change to the law on animal welfare in BiH draws criticism from citizens and international officials and could jeopardise EU funding.
thumbnailOlympic committees promote regional co-operation in Southeast Europe
2014-02-04By spreading the Olympic spirit and values, national Olympic committees are working to improve relations in the region.


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