France and the Netherlands have shown reluctance about allowing any more members, but could that sabotage EU influence in the Balkans?
Euronews has signed a deal with Serbian media group HD-WIN to launch Euronews Serbia, a news channel and digital platform aimed at a Serbian-speaking audience.
“The place of the Western Balkans is inside the European Union,” EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn said in his keynote speech on Thursday. But how serious is the EU in its commitment to continue the integration process? Euronews answers.
The EU has pushed back a decision on the start of accession talks until October, with many states said to be against an early entry for Albania.
President Ilir Meta called off upcoming local elections but the ruling socialist party has continued to campaign.
Jamie Shea was the public face of Operation Allied Force
Twenty-nine migrants were injured in a fire that broke out early on Saturday at a migrant camp in a former factory in Velika Kladusa, Bosnia.
The EU said the western Balkan countries had delivered on reforms, but full EU membership remains a distant ambition.
Tensions rose between Serbia and Kosovo after Kosovo's police said they carried out an anti-smuggling operation in a majority Serb region.
Euronews looks back at one of Europe's most violent conflicts and the tense relations between two nations still at odds.
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said the parade would demonstrate how far Serbia "has progressed, how much stronger it is".
Held on Friday, the parade marks the country's Victory Day, which was celebrated a day earlier elsewhere in the Balkan nation.
Leaders of Serbia and Kosovo held their first talks in several months — part of a Western Balkan summit aimed at ending the deadlock in the region.
The 13th edition of Balkan Trafik has focused for the first time on the urban music of the region, bringing new voices on the stage of the European capital
Sarajevo will host Bosnia’s first-ever pride parade on September 8, according to the country’s LGBTQ activists. A group of 16 committee leaders of the initiative Bosnian-Herzegovinian (BiH) Pride March, announced in Sarajevo Monday, the planned march will be a protest against inequality.
Sarajevo is the political, social and cultural centre of Bosnia and Herzegovina. With a long and rich history of religious and cultural diversity, the city has become a symbol of the Bosnian war. Traces can be found everywhere, but arts are bridging old grudges.
The Balkans have been bombarded with political protests of late as thousands marched in Serbia's capital of Belgrade and Montenegro's capital of Podgorica on Saturday.
Thousands march in Montenegro to end president's 30-year rule in third protest this month
EU member states saw around a twelfth of the 1.8 million detections at the height of the migration crisis in 2015.
According to the European Environmental Agency (EEA), air pollution currently causes almost 500,000 premature deaths across Europe every year. The Balkans are considered Europe's most polluted region.
Croatian courts are currently holding the biggest trial of the decade to determine the guilt of former Croatian Prime Minister Ivo Sanader and Hungarian industrialist Zsolt Hernadi, the Chairman and CEO of MOL Hungarian Oil, the largest foreign investor in Croatia (accused of bribing the former).
According to the opposition Decmoratic Party which organised the protest around 50,000 people were bussed in from across the Balkan state.
Plovdiv, the oldest city in Bulgaria, has been officially inaugurated as the European Capital of Culture for 2019.
Thousands of people took to the streets of the Serbian capital city of Belgrade Saturday night, to protest the sitting government and its de facto leader President Aleksandar Vucic.democratic freedoms
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Thousands of migrants are stranded in Bosnia and Herzegovina on the border with Croatia. As the winter closes in, the external border of the European Union is inching towards a humanitarian emergency. Around 21,000 migrants have taken this route seeking safe refuge in the EU.
With the emergence of the new Western Balkans Route and continued illegal migration, how is Europe responding to the refugee crisis? Insiders’ host Sophie Claudet speaks to Gerald Knaus ‐ the founding chairman of the European Stability Initiative (ESI) think tank.