Serbia wants Russia to play larger role in Kosovo talks (18.04.2019)

Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic said after talks with his Russian counterpart, Sergei Lavrov, in Moscow that "Serbia cannot defend its state interests without the assistance of the Russian Federation."

NATO remains obstacle to Bosnia forming new government (17.04.2019)

Six months after elections took place in Bosnia and Herzegovina, leaders of the main parties have agreed on a divide-up of government ministries - but remain deadlocked over activating a NATO membership plan.

Zelenskiy, Poroshenko proceed to second round of Ukrainian presidential election (08.04.2019)

Ukrainian presidential candidates Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Petro Poroshenko, the incumbent president, won 30.24 percent and 15.95 percent of the vote, respectively, in the first round of the election on March 31, according to official results published by Ukraine’s Central Election Commission (CEC)...

Ukraine elections: A third of voters dare to experiment (01.04.2019)

A triumph for Zelensky, a slap in the face for Poroshenko and deja vu for Tymoshenko: The results of the first round in Ukraine's presidential election point to a harsh battle before the runoff ballot in three weeks.

Kosovo courts take war crimes cases over from EULEX (01.04.2019)

Kosovo courts have taken over war crimes cases from EULEX, the EU rule of law mission in Kosovo. Beside the war crimes committed by the ethnic Albanian KLA ("Kosovo Liberation Army"), Kosovo courts will also deal with the alleged crimes committed by Serbs against Albanians.

Chaos in Tirana: protesters try to storm parliament (28.03.2019)

Supporters of the Albanian opposition tried to storm the parliament during a protest demanding the government's resignation and early elections.

UN court increases sentence of former Bosnian-Serb leader to life imprisonment (20.03.2019)

A United Nations appeals court on Wednesday increased the 40-year sentence initially imposed on Radovan Karadži?, former leader of the Republika Srpksa region of Bosnia and head of the Bosnian-Serb Army, to life imprisonment.

Putin in Crimea 5 years after Moscow seized peninsula as West denounces 'illegal' takeover (18.03.2019)

President Vladimir Putin has marked the fifth anniversary of what Moscow considers the day Crimea became part of Russia by visiting Ukraine's Black Sea peninsula, as NATO, the United States, and the European Union again condemned what they called the "illegal" land grab.

Pressure builds in Belgrade, EU calls for dialogue with civil society (18.03.2019)

The EU called for calm and dialogue on Monday (18 March) as pressure builds in Belgrade and other Serbian cities against what critics describe as a slide toward autocratic rule under the leadership of Aleksandar Vu?i?.

North Macedonia court jails Parliament attackers (15.03.2019)

Skopje Criminal Court jailed 16 people involved in the 2017 mob attack on the country's legislature, including a former interior minister who was sentenced to 18 years in prison.