Politics

thumbnailOfficials confident in Ukraine's planned May 25th election
2014-04-17Officials in Kiev are looking ahead to presidential elections on May 25th, despite the Kremlin-backed destabilisation and provocation in eastern Ukraine.
thumbnailEU, NATO call on Russia to 'stop being part of the problem' in Ukraine
2014-04-16After 10 days of on-going occupations and attacks on state institutions and government buildings in eastern Ukraine, an official in Kiev announces an "anti-terrorist" operation.
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.
thumbnailRussia to face new sanctions over Ukraine
2014-04-14The west warns that Russia could face increased sanctions over its "illegal and illegitimate efforts to destabilise" eastern Ukraine.
thumbnailSerbia to focus on eliminating tax evasion, grey economy
2014-04-11The Serbian government plans to crack down on the grey economy and tax evasion in hopes of obtaining funds for the impoverished state budget.
thumbnailExperts: Unrest in Ukraine is 'well-planned' Kremlin provocation
2014-04-09On-going shootings and attacks on government buildings in eastern Ukraine are part of the Kremlin's federalisation effort to control the whole country, analysts and officials say.
thumbnailNATO investing in Balkan countries
2014-04-08The Alliance is restoring bridges and improving the infrastructure to assist regional countries.
thumbnailAllies plan military training in Ukraine
2014-04-04While NATO suspends ties with Russia, dissuading it from further aggressive behaviour in Ukraine, Kiev is planning to host joint military drills with European and Alliance countries.
thumbnailBalkan countries train together for ISAF
2014-04-02Joint preparation contributes to regional co-operation and Euro-Atlantic integration.
thumbnailArrests, loss of MPs unravel Greece's Golden Dawn
2014-03-31Extremists face prosecution as the party's popularity takes a sharp dive.
thumbnailRegional countries to seek EU observer status
2014-03-31A new initiative proposes EU member candidate states be given an opportunity to more readily present their views in Brussels.
thumbnailBloggers debate proposed Kosovo war crimes tribunal
2014-03-28Kosovo insists the new tribunal should be within its jurisdiction.
thumbnailRussia's federalisation plan for Ukraine sparks criticism
2014-03-27The West supports the territorial integrity of Ukraine and calls for united actions against Russian interference.
thumbnailEuropean countries feel safer under NATO protective umbrella
2014-03-25Officials and regional security experts view the Alliance as crucial to the region's prosperity.
thumbnailReligious leaders stand united for peace in Cyprus
2014-03-25With the resumption of Cyprus negotiations, clerics from both sides of the island gave fresh momentum to the process with a new joint declaration to pursue reconciliation.
thumbnailSerbs in Crimea send 'false message,' experts and citizens say
2014-03-24A group of extremists who have joined the Russian paramilitary forces in Crimea do not represent the state, experts tell SETimes.
thumbnailRegion calls for diplomatic solution of Ukrainian crisis
2014-03-24Diplomacy is the only way out of the deadlock in Crimea, officials say.
thumbnailAlbania arrests alleged jihad recruiting group
2014-03-21Officials are trying to prevent imams and others from recruiting Muslims to fight in foreign conflicts.
thumbnailBloggers call for a European future for Ukraine
2014-03-21Ukraine's Euro-Atlantic integration is the only way toward a better future, officials and bloggers say.
thumbnailSoutheast Europe, Turkey criticise Russian moves in Ukraine
2014-03-20The annexation of Crimea has many worried about Russian ambition in Eastern Europe.

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