Reflections from our correspondents on the ground in Albania, Bosnia & Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Slovenia and Romania.
August 1, 2021
Southeast Europe is suffering under a heatwave that has sent temperatures soaring to 40°C or higher.
July 23, 2021
Moldova’s President Maia Sandu wants to resume the judicial reforms she started in 2019, beginning with exactly what led to her dismissal as prime minister: the appointment of new head prosecutors.
July 8, 2021
Bulgaria and Moldova will hold general elections on Sunday that follow public debates over the number of polling stations for diaspora voters – an issue that has repeatedly surfaced in elections in the region.
June 28, 2021
Rifts between EU and Janez Jansa’s right-wing government constrain Ljubljana’s ability to provide leadership to the bloc at a critical moment.
May 29, 2021
Virtually every day the caretaker government has been revealing new examples of corruption and abuse of office during Boyko Borissov’s 10 years in power.
May 20, 2021
Bulgaria's veto on North Macedonia's accession talks threatens the EU's credibility in the Western Balkans.
May 3, 2021
Serbia’s success in first securing vaccines for its own population and then sharing them with its neighbours have done more than two decades of diplomacy to burnish its international reputation.