U.S. President Donald Trump has thanked Albania for expelling Iran's ambassador to Tirana and another diplomat for alleged national security reasons.
The European Union has asked Western Balkans and EU Eastern Partnership countries that have visa-free regimes with the bloc's Schengen Area to take further measures to address irregular migration.
U.S. President Donald Trump has urged Kosovo to do everything to reach a long-standing deal with Serbia two decades after their war ended, according to the Kosovo president's website.
The 1999 slaying of three Albanian-American brothers from Chicago has been a sticking point in U.S.-Serbian ties as Belgrade pushes for greater integration with the West.
A meeting between senior Kosovar and EU officials has ended in acrimony over tariffs imposed by Pristina on imports from Serbia and the bloc's delays to enact visa-free travel for Kosovars.
The UN Security Council meeting on December 17 followed Kosovo's decision to transform its lightly armed security force into a full-fledged army -- a move that has angered Kosovo's ethnic Serbs and Belgrade.
Opposition leaders in Serbia have vowed to hit the streets again in January after tens of thousands of people rallied in the capital of Belgrade to protest the rule of President Aleksandar Vucic and his government.
Lawmakers in Kosovo have passed legislation to build a full-fledged army, a move that has inflamed tensions with its former wartime foe Serbia.
A parliamentary vote on the establishment of a Kosovar army appears to threaten Balkan stability -- again.
The United States has backed Kosovo's moves to establishing a regular army, but it tried to reassure those opposed to the move by insisting the process will take "many years.”
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has expressed concerns about Kosovo's plans to transform the Balkan country's lightly armed security force into a national army, calling the step "ill-timed."
Serbia's president sought to rally opposition to a coming vote by Kosovo to establish an army, as he met with Russian and Chinese ambassadors in Belgrade.