French diplomat says Serbia's SAA issue should be resolved shortly


BELGRADE, Serbia -- Jean Francois Terral, France's ambassador to Belgrade, said on Friday (November 13th) that he believes the frozen Stabilisation a...
Macedonia asks EU leaders to set date for accession talks


SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Foreign Minister Antonio Milososki and Deputy Prime Minister for European Integration Vasko Naumovski on Thursday (November 12th...
Albania's Berisha argues boycott does not hinder visa liberalisation


TIRANA, Albania -- The opposition Socialist Party's (SP) two month-long parliamentary boycott does not hinder the visa liberalisation that Albania is...
EP wants visa dialogue, then roadmap for Kosovo


BRUSSELS, Belgium -- The European Parliament (EP) called on the European Commission (EC) to start a visa liberalisation process with Kosovo, similar...
Cypriots guarded over British land offer


NICOSIA, Cyprus -- Turkish and Greek Cypriots reacted cautiously on Wednesday (November 11th) to Britain's offer to hand over half of its sovereign t...
Albania moves towards official EU candidate status


The foreign ministers of the 27 EU-member states are expected to ask the European Commission early next week to prepare an assessment of Albania's readiness to start membership talks.
Jeremic predicts EU membership for Serbia within seven years


BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Serbian Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic says he sees EU membership for his country within five to seven years. In an interview publ...
EU poised to allocate 3.5 billion euros for Croatia


ZAGREB, Croatia -- The EU will allocate nearly 3.5 billion euros to Croatia in the first two years of the country's membership, local media reported...
Slovenian president wants non-binding referendum


LJUBLJANA, Slovenia -- President Danilo Turk said on Friday (November 6th) that he supports holding a consultative referendum in Slovenia over the ag...
Miliband: BiH should reform institutions


SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina -- British Foreign Secretary David Miliband urged BiH's political leaders Friday (November 6th) to follow through wi...
Serbia seeks thumbs-up on co-operation


Serbian officials voiced hope Thursday that chief UN prosecutor Serge Brammertz will give a positive assessment of their country's collaboration with The Hague tribunal, which is key to Belgrade's EU bid.
Jeremic: Serbia will apply for EU membership this year


BRUSSELS, Belgium -- Serbia intends to apply for EU membership by the end of the year, Foreign Minister Vuk Jeremic announced on Thursday (November 5...
UN's Ban addresses Greek parliament


ATHENS, Greece -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon on Thursday (November 5th) expressed "moderate optimism" about reunifying Cypress and that Greece'...
PACE rapporteurs visit Albania to assess progress


TIRANA, Albania -- A group of rapporteurs from the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) is in Albania to assess the country's progr...
Hague's Brammertz visits BiH, meets with Inzko


SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- High Representative Valentin Inzko on Thursday (October 29th) reassured UN war crimes tribunal chief prosec...

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