2013-05-14Smugglers and travelers use border villages, mountains, rivers and forests to illegally cross borders.
2013-05-01Seven air carriers in the region plan to increase co-operation. Also in business news: German company Henkel will invest 7 million euros in a factory in BiH, and 15,000 public jobs in Greece will be cut by the end of 2014.
2013-04-17The soft drink company's move will employ 150. Also in business news: Vodaphone will transfer its main regional operations to Romania, and Serbia, BiH and Turkey plan to boost economic co-operation.
2013-04-05The Council of Europe's new programme seeks to raise youths' awareness of online hate speech.
2013-04-03A new generation of hostel owners build business relations across international borders.
2013-04-03The initiative is expected to aid 350,000 farms in the country. Also in business news: the Bank of Cyprus is suspending its operations in Romania and Czech power utility CEZ filed a complaint with the European Commission against Bulgaria.
2013-03-30By turning from electricity to gas, countries in the region aim to save money and obtain energy stability.
2013-03-07Illegal migration is a security threat to Southeast Europe and requires a regional solution, experts say.
2013-03-06The two prime ministers signed 25 agreements to boost co-operation. Also in business news: Bulgaria's energy regulator proposed cutting electricity prices and BiH Airlines will launch a new route April 1st.
2013-02-26A broad-based study examines the problem and offers suggestions to help deal with it.
2013-02-05A large illegal immigrant anti-smuggling operation involved 10 countries.
2013-01-28The Energy Community strategy focuses on regional co-operation and supply security.
2013-01-08Railway operators have cancelled 46 international routes since early December.
2012-12-29Through a film festival, organisers hope to introduce activism to the Roma.
2012-12-28A new law aims to help create quality business climate for foreign companies.
2012-12-04The new highway is expected to become a major transit route to Eastern Europe and the Adriatic.
2012-12-03A joint security and defence strategy could resolve recession impacts on the sector in the Southeast European countries, experts say.
2012-11-26With the right policies and investments in public infrastructure and services, Bulgaria could achieve its goal of converging with Europe in the next 20 years, according to the World Bank.
2012-11-08Products supposedly intended for Kosovo Serbs are returned to Serbia and sold, providing tax-free income for some Serbs.
2012-10-30A proposal for the imposition of a 40 percent quota for women on the boards of publicly-listed companies in the EU by 2020 was put on hold.
Ongoing efforts of political parties and NGOs help fuel peaceful transformation.