Construction of the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline is now fully complete, Gazprom announced in a brief message on September 10, although how soon it will start pumping Siberian gas to Europe is still shrouded in uncertainty.
Government will be able to dismiss the heads of Moldova's energy and financial markets regulators as it seeks to clean the system of corrupt officials — but critics say it threatens their independence.
Serbia the first country in Europe to produce both Sinopharm and Russian Sputnik V vaccines for its own population and the region.
Islamic Republic applied to join as far back as 2008 but sanctions have hindered its path. Move to obtain membership may still meet additional obstacles.
Fire broke out in Tetovo, where low vaccination rates led to a severe fourth wave of the pandemic, overwhelming local hospitals.
Opposition pledges to challenge lengthy contracts and licences handed out to regime's favourite oligarchs.
The collapse of Romania’s coalition government could disrupt fiscal consolidation efforts, which are key to resolving the negative outlook on Romania’s BBB- rating, rating agency said.
Decision elevates the long-lasting spat between Poland and Brussels over Warsaw’s judiciary reforms to a new height.
Hundreds descend on Pakistani Embassy. Iranian foreign ministry says reports Islamabad bombed Panjshir Valley resistance forces are under investigation.
PPP project Zafer Airport enjoys a government guarantee for 1.28mn passengers. Last year, it served 7,200. It peaked in 2017 at 104,000.
Air pollution from coal-fired power plants in the Western Balkans caused the deaths of around 19,000 people in three years, says a new study.
Belarusian opposition leaders Maria Kolesnikova, who campaigned with Svetlana Tikhanovskaya in last year’s presidential election, and lawyer Maksim Znak were sentenced to 11 year and 10 years respectively for allegedly plotting a coup.
The last piece of pipe was welded into place on September 7, completing the construction of the controversial Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline connecting Russia’s vast Yamal gas fields directly to Germany and bypassing Ukraine.
Intense fighting continues in the northern Afghanistan province of Panjshir, where rebel forces are resisting the Taliban takeover.
Croatia, Montenegro, Albania and Slovenia are reporting that visitor numbers are close to the pre-pandemic year of 2019.
MNB expects the government to use additional proceeds from better-than-expected growth to boost expenditures this year ahead of election.
Carrier to serve as budget alternative of Uzbekistan Airways in "hybrid model".
Controversial inauguration rocked the country, with supporters of President Milo Djukanovic accusing Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic’s government of sacrificing the security of Montenegrins to serve the Serbian Orthodox Church.
MAIB is already listed on the Moldovan stock exchange, but is eyeing a listing in London, Amsterdam, Warsaw or Bucharest.
Protesters managed to get into the news studio before the police intervened.