2014-04-02Reforms allow Athens to tap into bailout money set aside by international lenders. In other business news: Improved economic conditions allow Cyprus to drop its ceiling on daily cash withdrawals.
2014-03-24A group of extremists who have joined the Russian paramilitary forces in Crimea do not represent the state, experts tell SETimes.
2014-03-05A lack of transparency has been the most common form of political influence in the education system.
2014-02-18The Kosovo Security Force is capable of responding to natural and man-made emergency situations.
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.
2014-02-12Islamic extremists try to recruit the most economically devastated prisoners by offering assistance.
2014-02-12With the help of an EU programme, Croatia is tackling unemployment for citizens younger than 25. Also in business news: the 2014 Balkan Economic Summit was held in Bursa, Turkey, and Romania and Bulgaria saw an increase in exports last year.
2014-02-10Officials and analysts said that the public is frustrated by poverty, unemployment and the lack of a solid government.
2014-02-06Experts say young people who were subjected to the trauma of the Balkan conflicts are more inclined to turn to violence, but Turkey can be a stabilising presence in the region.
2014-01-21The return of radicalised fighters from Syria and the threat of new recruits have prompted amendments and new laws in at least three countries.
2014-01-17Officials said secularism is a sacred value in Kosovo.
2014-01-17Muslims from the Balkans should stay at home to fight with knowledge and politics for a better future instead of going to foreign wars, experts say.
2014-01-02The deficit in Pristina is less than 1 percent. In other business news: Bankso in Bulgaria is listed as Europe's best value ski resort.
2014-01-02Both countries institute measures to deal with corrupt practices, including in the judiciary.
2013-12-23EU membership negotiations with Serbia start January 21st, but the question of Kosovo still remains.
2013-12-20New military agreements with Romania will help Moldova reach European military standards and strengthen regional security, analysts and officials say.
2013-12-19The move is aimed at holding Kosovo's police accountable for their actions.
2013-12-18Focused efforts to stop government fraud are showing results in some countries.
2013-12-06Multi-ethnic music groups are travelling the region to show the power of joint efforts to overcome the past.
2013-12-05The Ayvalik film festival is praised by its international participants and the audience for providing a platform for dialogue and co-operation through movies.
After years riddled with scandal, officials are taking steps to end corruption and crime in football.