Albania and Croatia reported record numbers of COVID-19 infections while other countries are close to records set in previous waves of the pandemic.
Soldiers have started a military operation to clear the streets of Kazakhstan’s commercial capital and largest city, threatening to shoot on sight anyone that ventures abroad. But are the reports real?
In Kazakhstan the Russian-dominated military alliance is conducting its first military intervention since its foundation 30 years ago.
Opposition parties seem to have lost their momentum after the primaries, amid squabbling over joint national list.
Fresh sanctions follow move by Dodik to remove Bosnia's Serb entity from state institutions, potentially leading to the breakup of the country.
Moscow-led security alliance of five ex-Soviet states has agreed to send peacekeepers to Kazakhstan where the protests have got beyond the control of the authorities.
The draw-down from Europe’s gas storage facilities has flattened out thanks to the arrival of warmer weather and a “flotilla” of US LNG deliveries as of January 3, according to AGSI+ data.
Day sees protesters seize Almaty airport. Tokayev strips predecessor Nazarbayev of state security post and speaks to Russian and Belarusian counterparts to discuss response to turmoil. Moscow-led CSTO to send peacekeepers.
The Polish central bank used to the most dovish in Central Europe but now Polish rates are higher than in Czechia and Hungary.
United Media founder Dragan Solak bought football club from Chinese real estate magnate Gao Jisheng in £100mn deal.
In largest city Almaty thousands clash with riot police. President says officials will meet to discuss protesters’ “socio-economic demands”.
Radical rightwing government allegedly used Israeli Pegasus spyware to hack the phones of opposition figures.
The government has fixed variable-rate home loans at October 2021 rates until at least the April elections.
Belarusian opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya told viewers that she was “angry” but sees “light in the darkness: you,” in an slick New Year’s address released on YouTube to see out a year of frustration and repression.
Daily power cuts planned for the next 60 days to save electricity.
Government says that companies brokering or transiting goods from Belarus to the foreign market through Estonia do not violate sanctions imposed on Lukashenko's regime.
Rising electricity prices make aluminium smelter's production uneconomic and its owner was unable to reach an agreement with power company EPCG.
Dimitar Kovacevski's main challenge will be to find a solution with neighbouring Bulgaria to unblock North Macedonia's EU accession process.
Sources say that the former French Prime Minister was nominated by shareholders from Sibur's former rival TAIF, with which it completed a mega merger in 2021.
The British publisher HarperCollins has settled with Russian oligarch Roman Abramovich in a defamation case and has agreed to delete or change over 1,700 words in the book Putin’s People authored by veteran Russian reporter Catherine Belton,