Presidential Elections in Montenegro Amid Hybrid Russian Threats
We will manage to preserve Montenegro. The world is yet to see what Montenegro can do as an independent state, anchored in Europe by its geography, history, and future civilization.
As Ukraine war rages, Serbia and Kosovo envoys see old feud risk new crisis
Serbia Ambassador Marko Djuric told Newsweek Kosovo is "endangering peace," while Kosovo Ambassador Ilir Dugolli said Serbia pursues "efforts to cause unrest."
Balkan Cemetery Studies Reveal High Prehistoric Mortality Rate
Human remains show that the dead in the region were buried and not cremated like in the rest of Europe in the Bronze and Iron Ages.
Serbia's 'Trump' Is Building an Authoritarian State
Activist groups, like the one I work for called Kreni-Promeni, are seeking to expose Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić.
America's Balkan Allies
America's job in the Balkans remains unfinished.
Russia Slams Move That Forced Sergei Lavrov to Cancel Serbia Trip
Russian Foreign Ministry spokesperson Maria Zakharova called countries near Serbia closing airspace to Lavrov's plane "another closed channel of communication."
Kosovo Says NATO, EU Risk Repeating Ukraine Mistakes in Balkans
Kosovo is urging NATO and the EU to admit Balkan applicants to avoid a second European front with Russia.
Bosnia Fears Putin's War of Conquest Will Spread to Balkans
Foreign Minister Bisera Turkovic told Newsweek that EU and NATO membership is the only way to protect "Europe's Achilles heel."
Balkanatolia: Long Forgotten Continent May Have Been Rediscovered
The previously undiscovered landmass can offer clues into a mysterious mass extinction event that happened around 34 million years ago
$795M Poured Into Western Balkan Nations Has Little Impact Report Finds
A European Union audit found that issues such as political corruption and interference were still prevalent even with millions of euros of support from the EU.
As Russia's Balkan Allies Toy With War, Kosovo Banks on U.S. Protection
Kosovo is accusing Serbia and Russia of destabilizing the Western Balkans by exploiting simmering ethnic conflicts.
U.S., EU Risk Losing 'Heart of Europe' to China, Montenegro Warns
Foreign Minister Dorde Radulovic told Newsweek that Podgorica wants to pivot West, but needs money to do so.
Bosnia Must Join NATO 'Soon' Minister Says as Russia Looms Over Serb Crisis
Foreign Minister Bisera Turkovic told Newsweek in an exclusive interview that EU and NATO membership is the only guarantee of peace and stability.
Should Balkan Borders be Redrawn?
A squabble born of Slovenian indelicacy has created ripple effects throughout the Balkans.
Stop Giving Putin a Free Pass to Europe's Backyard
The ramifications of letting the Kremlin advance in the regions at the southeastern fringes of Europe may be subtle, but they are also wide-ranging and dangerous.
EU Holds Coronavirus Summit to Woo Balkans, Push Back China and Russia
Balkan leaders have praised China and Russia for sending medical supplies to help the COVID-19 pandemic, but EU leaders are also providing funds and encouraging closer ties.
Putin Travels to the Balkans to Oppose NATO Membership
Shortly before his visit to the region, President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of destabilizing the Balkans.
NATO Summit: What Will Be the Key Contention Points?
The summit is an opportunity to present an updated strategy for the transatlantic alliance, but President Trump is unlikely to follow the script.
Pro-Trump Christian Extremist Trains Far-Right Serbs
After being banned from Hungary, a far-right millionaire who has supported President Donald Trump has set his sights on the Balkans.
Who Does Alexander the Great Belong To?
A decades-long dispute between Greece and its tiny neighbor to the north has stalled that neighboring country's ability to join the European Union and NATO.
Far-Right Politician Says He's Proud of War Crimes
A judge determined that the far-right ideologue incited crimes against humanity with a speech.
Russia Backs Separatist Forces in Bosnia, Report Says
New research details an extensive military buildup in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where Russian President Vladimir Putin is supporting a Serbian politician's separatist ambitions.
Is Putin's Biker Gang Touring Europe to Spark Conflict?
A Kremlin-linked biker gang sanctioned by the U.S. is starting a nine-day tour of the Balkans this month.
Russia Says U.S. Wars For Democracy May Target Moscow
Russia's deputy foreign minister said Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya and Ukraine were among the global victims of U.S. foreign policy.
Can A Handshake End Decades of Selfish, Macho Politics?
Active negotiation between Albania's governing Socialist Party and the opposition Democratic Party has not only ended the country's electoral crisis but may invigorate disillusioned young voters.
The Rainbow Flag Is Flying in Serbia for First Gay PM
President Aleksandar Vucic has nominated Ana Brnabic to be the country's next PM.
ISIS Balkans Commander Lavdrim Muhaxheri Killed
The jihadi was notorious at home for gruesome execution videos.
Melania Trump Could Soon Have a Statue
A shoe factory in Bosnia and Herzegovina sent gifts to the First Lady before and has plans for a greater tribute.
Protesters Storm Macedonian Parliament Injuring Dozens
The country is locked in a tense political crisis after an inconclusive election opened old ethnic strife.
Russia Supplies Serbia With Weapons To Counter NATO, EU
Serbia's Defense Minister Zoran Djordjevic said Russia would provide his country with free jets, tanks and armored vehicles as Moscow seeks to increase its Balkans influence.