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Western Balkans commit to green agenda and regional common market at Sofia summit

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia November 10, 2020

Agreements signed on deepening regional integration and alignment with EU policies aimed at achieving climate neutrality — but no breakthrough in ongoing spat between summit's co-hosts Bulgaria and North Macedonia.

CEE politicians highlight trade and security ties as they congratulate Biden

bne IntelliNews November 7, 2020

Politicians rush to congratulate new US president-elect as result is announced — but not Slovenian PM and staunch Trump supporter Janez Jansa, who takes to Twitter to mock state of rule of law in US.

Rising COVID-19 cases put intense pressure on CEE healthcare systems

bne IntelliNews November 5, 2020

New restrictions imposed in countries struggling with a vicious second wave of the pandemic.

Soaring COVID-19 cases in parts of Central and Southeast Europe force governments to impose new restrictions

bne IntelliNews October 21, 2020

Emergency measures including shop closures in Czech Republic as it struggles with huge surge in new cases. Healthcare services under pressure across the region.

Balkan route nations least tolerant of migration

bne IntelliNews September 24, 2020

Acceptance of migrants has declined globally, and the nations of the Western Balkans that bore the brunt of the 2015-2016 migration crisis are now the least tolerant in the world, a new Gallup poll shows.

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