Balkans

Western Balkans : Regional economic integration issues notes (English) | The World Bank

Details<p>Document Date 2017/06/30 09:24:05<br>• Document Type Working Paper<br>• Report Number 117236<br>• Volume No 1<br>• Total Volume(s) 1<br>• Country Western Balkans; South …

World Bank

Why new coal in Turkey and the Balkans will test China's and EU's climate leadership

The EU and China have to live up to their responsibilities on climate change and use every opportunity to support the Western Balkans and Turkey to …

Fossil Fuels

Thinking About the Balkans

The week’s news from the Balkans has been ominous. Serbia is making demands on Kosovo and its supporter, Albania. Serbia continues to see Kosovo as a …

Geopolitics

Scope of Need of Migrants Trekking Through the Balkans is Increasing

The International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC) says thousands of migrants trekking through the Balkans are "in desperate …

Red Cross

Name Dropping in the Balkans

One of the longest-running and also seemingly silliest disputes in the Balkans may have finally been resolved after weeks of several near …

Europe

A new approach for the Western Balkans enlargement

A three-step approach on a “more for more” basis will bring the EU and the countries of the western Balkans closer together.

Europe

Officials vow joint efforts to manage migrants influx in Balkans - Xinhua

Slovenian Interior Ministry State Secretary Bostjan Sefic (front) speaks at a press conference in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, on June 7, 2018. …

Balkans

WATCH: The Balkans Today

The Balkans Today:<br>How Russia, Turkey, Extremism, And Social, Economic and Political Fragility Continue To Shape The Western Balkans<p>RFE/RL invites you …

Radio Free Europe

Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the Balkans: Metal-related pollution began in the Balkans more than 500 years before it appeared in western Europe

Metal-related pollution began in the Balkans more than 500 years before it appeared in western Europe<p>New research has revealed that metal-related …

Archaeology

Europe needs Balkans and Balkans need Europe, says Albania PM

Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama calls for clearer enlargement prospects for the Western Balkans, saying it would be a “huge mistake” for the EU not …

Europe

Earliest European evidence of lead pollution uncovered in the Balkans

Metal-related pollution began in the Balkans more than 500 years before it appeared in western Europe<p>New research from Northumbria University has …

Archaeology

Earliest ever evidence of lead pollution found in the Balkans – from 3600BC

Sometime around 3600BC, people in the Balkan peninsula reached a major milestone: their mining and metal smelting created enough pollution for us to …

Archaeology

Earliest ever evidence of lead pollution found in the Balkans – from 3600 BC

Sometime around 3600 BC, people in the Balkan peninsula reached a major milestone: their mining and metal smelting created enough pollution for us to …

Pollution

Sessions: US, Balkans to boost cooperation vs. extremism

Attorney General Jeff Sessions says the United States is seeking to boost its partnership with Balkan nations in fighting extremism and organized …

Organized Crime

EU accession talks spark heated discussion in Western Balkans

Following the recent EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, DW collated German internet comments on the prospective enlargement. How did people in the …

Europe

Intermodal connectivity in the Western Balkans: What’s on the menu?

]<p>As in most other regions, trucks reign supreme on freight transport across the Western Balkans, a region that encompasses six countries including: …

Smart Cities

Serbia, Turkey and Russia — alarm bells for Europe - Blogs - Jerusalem Post

By Alon Ben-Meir and Arbana Xharra<p>As the EU seeks to increase its influence in the Balkans, Russia and Turkey have been working hard to strengthen …

Geopolitics

Serbia, Turkey, And Russia -- Alarm Bells For Europe

From Alon Ben-Meir Website<p>- Advertisement -<p>By Alon Ben-Meir and Arbana Xharra<p>Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu and Serbian Prime Minister …

Liberal View

The EU enters the Balkans as a fast player

President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s rally in Sarajevo—the only one to be held in Europe—ahead of the snap Turkish parliamentary and presidential …

Europe

Europe’s reactions against Erdoğan too harsh: Bosnian leader

SOFIA<p>Europe’s reactions against President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan are too harsh, the chairman of Bosnia and Herzegovina’s president said on May …

Turkey

Episode 47: Combating anti-Semitism — Boosting the Balkans — Europe from afar by POLITICO's EU Confidential - Listen to music

Anti-Semitism

EU urges Balkans reform but cool on accepting new members

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — European Union leaders on Thursday encouraged Balkans countries to continue on the path of EU-oriented reform but were cool on …

European Union

EU commits to Iran deal and demands US tariff exemptions at Balkans summit

The EU remains firmly committed to the Iranian nuclear deal, and it wants the US to permanently exempt the bloc from steel tariffs. Those were the key takeaways from chairman Donald Tusk’s speech at the climax of the EU-Western Balkans summit on Thursday.<p>"On Iran nuclear deal, we agreed unanimously …

World News

China, the Western Balkans and the EU: Can three tango?

With China pouring loans into the Western Balkans, the EU must step in to ensure this money benefits the region, writes Wawa Wang.<p><i>Wawa Wang is Public</i> …

China

Britain's May Pledges Support For Resolution On Macedonia Name Issue

British Prime Minister Theresa May pledged her commitment to helping Macedonia resolve its dispute with neighbor Greece during a visit to Skopje on …

Macedonia

Episode 47: Combating anti-Semitism — Boosting the Balkans — Europe from afar

Europe

Macedonian PM sees solution to name dispute with Greece in June

SOFIA: Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev said on Thursday an agreement between Skopje and Athens to settle a decades old name dispute could be …

Europe

EU keen on Balkans reform, cool on accession

The first meeting of European Union and Western Balkans leaders in 15 years will not directly address EU membership. The "Sofia Declaration" no …

Europe

EU Urges Balkans Reform, Cool on Accepting New Members

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — European Union leaders are encouraging Balkans countries to continue on the path of EU-oriented reform but they are reluctant …

European Union

Mideast and Iran overshadow EU-West Balkans summit

They've been putting the final touches to the meeting venue for an EU-West Balkans summit in Sofia, but the menu of discussions has changed somewhat.<p>Iran, the Middle East peace process and trade tariffs have become the dishes of the day, overshadowing EU enlargement talks.<p>And there's Donald Tusk …

Middle East