Despite the positive noises made at the EU-Western Balkans summit in Slovenia, the EU enlargement process is in crisis.
Leaders of Albanian, Bosnian, Montenegrin communities say US presence is needed to counter Serbia’s ‘growing militancy’.
The EU’s waning ‘soft power’ in the region allows other countries to step in with loans and influence, analysts say.
Dozens reported injured after protests against enthronement of new head of Serbian Orthodox Church in Montenegro.
Demonstrators set up blockades on main roads ahead of planned inauguration of new head of Serbian Orthodox Church.
Parliament resolution, which also bans denying the genocide, comes as the justice minister is sacked for doing so.
Justice minister Vladimir Leposavic last month said the Srebrenica genocide was not ‘unequivocally established’ as fact.
Proposal was ultimately dropped, but observers say the move is a sign of how Serb Chetniks continue to be glorified.
As coronavirus cases rise in the region, several countries are yet to begin vaccinations.
Appeals court says 2019 verdict was marred by violations of criminal law and new trial should be held.
Government accused of being pro-Serb over its plans to amend religious property law opposed by Serbian Orthodox Church.
Podgorica cites ‘continuous meddling in internal affairs’ as reason for expulsion; Belgrade responds in kind.
Bosniak minority has been targeted in series of attacks after election ends in a new majority dominated by nationalists.
The governing DPS inflamed ethnic tensions to take attention away from corruption scandals. Then it lost the elections.