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France's Macron pledges to relaunch Serbia-Kosovo dialogue

Jul 15 2019

BELGRADE French President Emmanuel Macron said on Monday he would to help relaunch talks to normalize ties between Serbia and Kosovo in the next few weeks.

Accept reality, Serbia does not control Kosovo: Vucic

May 27 2019

BELGRADE Serbia needs to accept that it has lost control over Kosovo, its former southern province, and it must seek a compromise to normalize ties with Pristina, President Aleksandar Vucic told parliament in unusually blunt terms on Monday.

Pope, invoking Mother Teresa, encourages North Macedonia's bid to join EU

May 07 2019

SKOPJE Pope Francis on Tuesday implicitly blessed efforts by North Macedonia and other Balkan countries to join the European Union, saying Skopje could look to its most famous daughter, Mother Teresa, as a stimulus to build a common destiny. | Video

North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate wins presidential vote

May 05 2019

SKOPJE North Macedonia's pro-Western candidate, Stevo Pendarovski, won a run-off presidential vote after a campaign dominated by divisions over a change to the country's name that was agreed to mollify Greece and open the way for EU and NATO membership.

Thousands rally in Belgrade to support Serbia's president Vucic

Apr 19 2019

BELGRADE Thousands of people from all over Serbia flocked to Belgrade's city center on Friday in a show of support for President Aleksandar Vucic, who has faced five months of opposition protests.

China pledges to increase trade with CEE countries

Apr 12 2019

DUBROVNIK, Croatia, April 12 China pledged on Friday to increase trade with Central European countries and provide more financial support for major cross border infrastructure projects to promote regional cooperation.

China says won disputed Croatia bridge project with fair tender

Apr 11 2019

BRIJESTA, Croatia Chinese Premier Li Keqiang hailed cooperation with the European Union and insisted it had run a fair tender for a disputed bridge project near Dubrovnik when he met Croatia's prime minister on Thursday.

Delays in Kosovo talks could destabilize Balkans, Serbia's president says

Mar 21 2019

BELGRADE The failure to revive talks between Serbia and Kosovo on normalizing relations could destabilize the Western Balkan region still recovering from the wars of the 1990s, Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said on Thursday.

Macedonia's bid to join EU, NATO in limbo after vote, early poll possible

Oct 01 2018

SKOPJE Macedonia's hopes of joining the European Union and NATO were in limbo on Monday, a day after voters backed a plan to change the country's name by a large margin but failed to hit the 50 percent turnout required for the referendum result to be valid.

Macedonia leader vows to press on with name change despite referendum failure

Oct 01 2018

SKOPJE Macedonia's prime minister pledged on Sunday to press on with a vote in parliament to change the country's name to resolve a decades-old dispute with Greece, despite failing to secure the 50 percent turnout at a referendum required to make it valid. | Video

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