Thursday 19 May 2022
April 11, 2022
U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Seven Individuals In Balkan Countries, Accusing Them Of Corruption
The United States has imposed sanctions on seven people in four Balkan countries, accusing them of threatening the stability of the region through corruption, criminal activity, and other actions.
March 14, 2022
Borrell Says North Macedonia's EU Accession Process Should Start As Soon As Possible
The EU's foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, says the bloc should start formal accession talks with North Macedonia and Albania as soon as possible to enhance the security and defense of the Balkans as concerns that Russia's invasion of Ukraine will create volatility throughout the region.
January 30, 2022
Murals Spread Macedonian Artist's Message: 'Keep Your Talent Alive'
After graduating from an art academy in Skopje, 24-year-old David Stoilkovski decided he wanted the largest possible canvas for his work and began painting murals on city walls. He says that his public art communicates to others, especially young people, that everyone has a creative talent to share.
January 25, 2022
Leaders Of Bulgaria, North Macedonia Bullish On Talks To Improve Ties
The prime ministers of Bulgaria and North Macedonia met on January 25 in the Bulgarian capital in a new attempt to defuse tensions between the two neighbors that have threatened to stall Skopje’s bid for European integration.
January 25, 2022
Watchdog: 'Entrenched Authoritarianism' In Eastern Europe, Central Asia Led To More Corruption In 2021
Transparency International (TI) says that as corruption levels remain “at a standstill” across the world, nearly 75 percent of countries in Eastern Europe and Central Asia declined or made little to no progress in the past decade.
January 17, 2022
Bulgaria Adds Anti-COVID Restrictions For Travelers From North Macedonia, Serbia
Bulgaria will start requiring travelers from nearby North Macedonia, Serbia, Turkey, and Israel to provide negative PCR coronavirus tests on top of valid COVID-19 certificates before entering the country beginning on January 20.
January 10, 2022
Bulgaria Wants 'Real Results' On 2017 Treaty Before Lifting Veto On Skopje's EU Membership Talks
Bulgaria's President Rumen Radev said on January 10 that officials in Sofia want "real results" from Skopje toward the conditions of a 2017 treaty on good relations before they drop their opposition to North Macedonia's European Union membership talks.
Ukrainian Troops Destroy Russian Armor In Donetsk Region2
Nordic Firepower: The Native Military Hardware Sweden, Finland Would Bring To NATO3
Zelenskiy Mocks Russia's Claim Of Laser Weapon Ready To Deploy In Ukraine4
Moscow Says More Than 1,700 'Surrendered' At Mariupol; Russian Commanders Said Fired Over Failures5
Bypassing Bosnia: The Massive Bridge Set To Transform Balkan Travel6
Ukrainian Troops Taken From Azovstal Steelworks, Yielding Strategic City Of Mariupol To Russia7
Ukraine Hopes Soldiers Evacuated From Mariupol Can Be Part Of Prisoner Exchange8
Corned Beef And Cocaine9
Russia's Capture Of Azovstal: Symbolic Success, 'Pyrrhic' Victory?10
Destroyed Russian Military Equipment On Display In New Ukrainian Museum Exhibit