2014-03-03Child beggars on the streets are a global phenomenon, but experts and NGOs in Southeast Europe are urging governments to take action.
2014-02-28Memories of friendship and solidarity were forged among athletes from the Balkans and Turkey during the 2014 Sochi Games.
2014-02-21The EU is urging member states to take action for Roma integration following the latest agreement reached in Brussels.
2014-02-21Remembering victims of war crimes and genocide contributes to reconciliation and tolerance, bloggers say.
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.
2014-02-19Quarterly economic growth registers at 1.7 percent in Romania, Eurostat says. In other business news: Turkey ranks third in a list of the world's friendliest destinations for Muslim travellers; Albania encourages Italian investment.
2014-02-17To strengthen the competitiveness of Serbia's agriculture sector, the EU will provide funding and education.
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.
2014-02-10Most Southeast European states and Turkey have limited winter sport infrastructure, which has led to disputes between sport associations and some of the region's top athletes.
2014-02-05Zagreb is facing a 2016 deadline from the EU to reduce its deficit to 3 percent of GDP. In other business news: Turkey is taking steps to strengthen its lira; Greek factory activity grows for the first time since 2009.
2014-01-31Regional security has improved as Romania and Moldova have worked together to reduce smuggling, officials say.
2014-01-31A country-by-country review of athletes to watch from southeast Europe at the Sochi Olympic Games.
2014-01-29Details of the 191-kilometre pipeline will be discussed in March. Also in business news: Albania is introducing new measures to reduce the time it takes to register a new business.
2014-01-27Romania's NATO membership had a major political and economic impact on the country's development and played significant role in its EU accession process, experts and officials say.
2014-01-22Many regional countries are poised to see GDP growth this year, compared to 2013. In other business news: Syrians were the biggest foreign investors in Turkish start-ups in 2013, and Bulgaria and Albania are seeking a new business partnership.
2014-01-21High taxes and austerity make Greeks turn to smuggled cigarettes at half the price.
2014-01-17Bulgaria registered the highest improvement in freedom from corruption, though reforms are still necessary to increase transparency and establish a real competitive market environment.
2014-01-17A new verdict against Romania's former prime minister indicates the judiciary's growing independence and is a step forward in the country's anti-corruption efforts, bloggers say.
2014-01-15Tourism in the mountains is down by 70 percent, according to a study. In other business news: groups call for a solution to the Cypriot issue.
2014-01-08Citizens of Romania and Bulgaria can now work in any EU member country. In other business news: Kosovo cancelled the sale of telecom operator PTK, and Croatia's 2013 tourism revenue is expected to be about 7 billion euros.
In hopes of smoothing the relations between Pristina and Belgrade in carrying out the Brussels agreement, KFOR and Serbian Army officials are discussing co-operation.