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France, supported by Denmark and the Netherlands, strongly opposed membership talks with North Macedonia and Albania.
The leaders of Albania, North Macedonia, Serbia and Montenegro met on Saturday to discuss how to deepen regional cooperation in the Western Balkans, including in their quest to join the European Union.
North Macedonia FM prepared to go solo for EU accession bid
The tale of a woman standing up to patriarchy in a small Macedonian village has won the prestigious LUX Film Prize. Its director says it is important to stand up to misogyny in the Balkans and across Europe.
Outgoing European Council President Donald Tusk was elected as the new president of the European People's Party with 491 votes in favor and 37 votes against.
Stevo Pendarovski and Emmanuel Macron meet in Paris, weeks after France blocked a start date for EU membership talks for North Macedonia and Albania.
Kostadin Bogdanoski showed promise as a violinist but his family could not afford to buy one, so his father Svetozar stepped in. Svetozar is now an award-winning violin maker, and his son a professional musician.
The Republic of North Macedonia’s Prime Minister Zoran Zaev talks to Euronews about the country’s accession negotiations being stopped. To watch the full interview on Global Conversation click on the player.
North Macedonia's Prime Minister has warned that the agreement with Greece that led to his country's renaming could be in danger.
Zoran Zaev's comments follow the European Union’s decision not to begin accession negotiations with the Balkan nation. France vetoed the plan.
“Citizens must decide which path we will take in the future – the correct, progressive European path, the path of reforms, or the path that leads backwards, towards isolation, nationalism, conflicts"
Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama told Euronews on Friday that his country is "collateral damage" in an intra-EU power struggle.
Divisions over the opening of negotiations with Albania and North Macedonia to join the EU left the summit in a stalemate.
Amelie de Montchalin, France's European affairs minister called the current EU enlargement process "an endless soap opera".
A former NATO spokesperson says the US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s visit to North Macedonia is an important sign of re-engagement with the Balkan region.
North Macedonian hairdresser Svetlana Grozdanovska's creations are a cut above the rest.
France and the Netherlands have shown reluctance about allowing any more members, but could that sabotage EU influence in the Balkans?
North Macedonia, a typically conservative Balkan country, held its first Gay Pride Parade on Saturday.
In the socially conserative Balkan state of North Macedonia it was the first LGBTQ Pride parade ever.
Albania and North Macedonia face new delays in the start of European Union accession negotiations that were originally due to start this month
As the EU urged leaders to consider opening membership talks with North Macedonia, Euronews spoke with Foreign Minister Nikola Dimitrov about their EU ambitions.
The EU said the western Balkan countries had delivered on reforms, but full EU membership remains a distant ambition.
While the British Prime Minister struggles to make good on the country's decision to leave the EU, North Macedonia is waiting for the green light to start membership talks with the bloc.
Outgoing president Gjorge Ivanov was among senior officials who attended the inauguration ceremony of new president Stevo Pendarovski.
Pope Francis continued his Balkan tour with a visit to North Macedonia, where 20,000 Catholics live alongside Orthodox, Muslim and Protestant communities
What’s next for North Macedonia? Euronews Answers what lies ahead for the Republic of North Macedonia which elected a pro-European president on Sunday.
Social Democratic Union candidate Stevo Pendarovski and his main rival from the conservative VMRO-DPMNE party, Gordana Siljanovska have mostly focused on this year's name deal with neighbouring Greece, which will allow North Macedonia, previously known as Macedonia, to join NATO and the EU,