2014-10-16A new agreement with Romania will boost the visa liberalisation process, moving Ukraine toward EU membership.
2014-01-24Kosovo introduced entry visas for citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina this month.
2013-07-22An increased number of asylum seekers from Kosovo will adversely affect the country's visa liberalisation process, officials in Pristina warn.
2013-05-27By lifting visa requirements for Kosovo citizens, Bucharest might be changing its position on Kosovo's independence, some say.
2012-12-31Kosovo authorities say the system will help identify security threats.
2012-07-30Despite the acceptance of Kosovo passports, travelers from Kosovo face hurdles when visiting BiH.
2012-04-24Turkey is the only country to hold EU membership talks without the benefit of the Schengen visa liberalisation.
2012-01-21Now that the dialogue is under way, Kosovo faces a road of reforms and challenges.
2011-12-12Kosovo wasn't given a start date to begin negotiations on visa liberalisation, but the EU reaffirmed its commitment to open the issue once all conditions are in place.
2011-12-10December 9th was to be an historic date. Instead, it failed to produce the expected green light from the EU.
2011-12-10Increased immigration has caused some EU member countries to question the viability of a visa-free regime for the Western Balkans.
2011-11-02Despite the launch of biometric passports in Kosovo on Monday, the country has much to do to obtain visa liberalisation with the EU.
2011-07-09Kosovo institutions welcome any agreement that serves the free movement of citizens and exchange of trade and ideas between the people in the Balkans, Kosovo Deputy Foreign Minister Petrit Selimi told SETimes.
2011-05-31BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Serbian Interior Minister Ivica Dacic attends a briefing Tuesday (May 31st) in Brussels for visa experts from missions of EU mem...
2011-05-27BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The EU will re-introduce visas for Western Balkan countries if the number of rejected asylum applications increases by 50% in th...
2011-05-24PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Minister of European Integration Vlora Citaku said on Monday (May 23rd) that the European Commission (EC) is applying double stan...
2011-05-23Serbia is working to stem the flow of bogus asylum seekers, who threaten Schengen access.
2011-05-22SKOPJE, Macedonia -- About 500 Macedonians were prevented from leaving the country due to lack of sound reasons for their stay in the EU, the Interio...
2011-05-20PRISTINA, Kosovo -- Kosovo authorities requested on Thursday (May 19th) that European Commission representatives be more proactive on the issue of vi...
2011-05-19SKOPJE, Macedonia -- EU Representative to Macedonia Peter Sorensen said on Wednesday (May 18th) that the European Commission's assessment of implemen...
Roma leaders emphasise the importance of protecting vulnerable citizens from the recruiting efforts of ISIL and other radical groups.