Pace of construction said to have reached next level. But controversies at the building site have become a matter of everyday news for Turks.
The lira has crashed through psychologically important level of 10/$ following “continued obedience” of Turkish central bank to President Erdogan’s pressure for rate cuts.
Two feasibility studies published by the capital investment ministry indicate Montenegro’s previous government borrowed at least $140mn more than the first priority stretch of the Bar-Boljare motorway should have cost.
Shortages of doctors and nurses reported as latest wave of pandemic overwhelms Slovenian hospitals.
A list of people and entities to be hit by asset freezes and travel bans is expected to be finalised in the coming weeks.
Cash-strapped farmers hit by soaring energy and fertiliser costs are demanding Edi Rama’s government rethink the 2022 budget to give them more support.
Bulgaria’s newest political player has the chance to form a government if it manages to bring together a diverse group of smaller parties.
Spain-based group sees chance to acquire stake at bargain price. Some critics worry Turkey’s economic distress means foreign investors will bag too many assets on the cheap.
Politicians from both parties say they will try to form a government as exit polls indicate a very tight race.
Besa leader called the police after party member Kastriot Rexhepi failed to turn up for crucial vote — but Rexhepi later appeared in a Facebook video claiming to be “fine and in good health”.
Influential international leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel reportedly contacted Zaev to urge him not to step down before summit.
National Bank of Romania increased the refinancing rate to 1.75%, against consensus expectations for a steeper tightening of the monetary stance.
Group will book €1.6bn loss on transaction. Market value of Yapi Kredi has tumbled in recent years amid Turkey’s economic turmoil.
Anonymous sender slams prosecutors for failing to take action over drawer full of €500 bills and gold bars.
US Deputy Assistant Secretary of State Gabriel Escobar said he agreed with members of Bosnia's tripartite presidency there will be no repeat of ethnic clashes, despite recent hike in tensions.
Caretaker Interior Minister Boyko Rashkov says €30mn paid to construction companies was transferred to shell companies and then exported from the country in sacks.
Parts of the Bosnian capital closed to traffic and dozens evacuated.
Albania, North Macedonia and Serbia previously committed to the free movement of goods and services, but officials say this isn't yet happening in practice.
Thirty accused of tweeting disinformation about president’s health. Syrians face deportation. Israelis deny sharing video mocking Ankara’s lack of combat aircraft.
Construction of the Hemus motorway linking Sofia with the port city of Varna has been marred by controversy and accusations of corruption for years.