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Media & conflicts: the challenges of Kosovo and of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia

In the Balkans, the foreign media played a key role in raising awareness about the bloodshed taking place in the region, and in influencing international public opinion regarding a military interventi

In the Balkans, the foreign media played a key role in raising awareness about the bloodshed taking place in the region, and in influencing international public opinion regarding a military interventi

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Balkan EU hopefuls told Brexit will not hit their membership chances

France, Germany and Italy met in Paris on Monday for a Balkans Summit at which they sought to allay fears that the Brexit would harm their accession process.

France, Germany and Italy met in Paris on Monday for a Balkans Summit at which they sought to allay fears that the Brexit would harm their accession process.

Culture

Brussels hosts festival to celebrate best of the Balkans

One month after the Brussels attacks and the city’s music and cultural scene is back in the swing of things. The Belgian capital hosted the 10th

One month after the Brussels attacks and the city’s music and cultural scene is back in the swing of things. The Belgian capital hosted the 10th

Europe

Croatian PM calls for more EU help with refugees

Croatia’s prime minister has called on the EU to do more to help governments struggling with the influx of refugees and migrants. Croatia is one of

Croatia’s prime minister has called on the EU to do more to help governments struggling with the influx of refugees and migrants. Croatia is one of

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EU warns Austria over daily migrant quotas

In the latest angry rift in Europe’s migration crisis, new Austrian limits on the numbers of refugees allowed to cross its borders have infuriated

In the latest angry rift in Europe’s migration crisis, new Austrian limits on the numbers of refugees allowed to cross its borders have infuriated

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Thousands trapped as Balkans filter migrant flow to Europe

Balkan countries have begun a priority system to stem the flow of migrants to Europe. The aim is to give priority to those fleeing conflicts instead

Balkan countries have begun a priority system to stem the flow of migrants to Europe. The aim is to give priority to those fleeing conflicts instead

Europe

Thousands of refugees enter Slovenia as Ljubljana seeks EU help

More than 12,000 migrants have crossed into Slovenia in the last 24 hours and thousands more are expected. Thousands of refugees, most of them from

More than 12,000 migrants have crossed into Slovenia in the last 24 hours and thousands more are expected. Thousands of refugees, most of them from

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EU leaders discuss migrant crisis in western Balkan summit

EU leaders are gathering in the Austrian capital Vienna to discuss how to deal with the influx of migrants to the region. About 100,000 people, many

EU leaders are gathering in the Austrian capital Vienna to discuss how to deal with the influx of migrants to the region. About 100,000 people, many

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Western Balkans lock horns with migration this Thursday

Europe still has not decided how it should respond… The number of migrants who have arrived by the Mediterranean this year has exceeded 225,000

Europe still has not decided how it should respond… The number of migrants who have arrived by the Mediterranean this year has exceeded 225,000

Special_reports

Liberland: utopian tax-free micronation or state of mind?

Tucked away on the banks of the Danube is the tiny, would-be country of Liberland. The former Czech politician who declared himself its founder and

Tucked away on the banks of the Danube is the tiny, would-be country of Liberland. The former Czech politician who declared himself its founder and

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Merkel breaks off dealing with Greece to visit Balkans

Angela Merkel is in the Western Balkans, on the first leg of a tour that will also take the German Chancellor to Serbia and Bosnia. Her visit sends a

Angela Merkel is in the Western Balkans, on the first leg of a tour that will also take the German Chancellor to Serbia and Bosnia. Her visit sends a

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Europe marks 20 years since Srebrenica massacre

Thousands of marchers in Bosnia and Herzegovina have joined survivors of Europe’s worst mass killing since the Holocaust: the slaughter of some 8,000

Thousands of marchers in Bosnia and Herzegovina have joined survivors of Europe’s worst mass killing since the Holocaust: the slaughter of some 8,000