Kosovo is urging NATO and the EU to admit Balkan applicants to avoid a second European front with Russia.
Foreign Minister Bisera Turkovic told Newsweek that EU and NATO membership is the only way to protect "Europe's Achilles heel."
The previously undiscovered landmass can offer clues into a mysterious mass extinction event that happened around 34 million years ago
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.
Kosovo is accusing Serbia and Russia of destabilizing the Western Balkans by exploiting simmering ethnic conflicts.
Foreign Minister Dorde Radulovic told Newsweek that Podgorica wants to pivot West, but needs money to do so.
Foreign Minister Bisera Turkovic told Newsweek in an exclusive interview that EU and NATO membership is the only guarantee of peace and stability.
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.
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.
Shortly before his visit to the region, President Vladimir Putin accused the U.S. of destabilizing the Balkans.
The summit is an opportunity to present an updated strategy for the transatlantic alliance, but President Trump is unlikely to follow the script.
After being banned from Hungary, a far-right millionaire who has supported President Donald Trump has set his sights on the Balkans.
A judge determined that the far-right ideologue incited crimes against humanity with a speech.
New research details an extensive military buildup in Bosnia and Herzegovina, where Russian President Vladimir Putin is supporting a Serbian politician's separatist ambitions.
A Kremlin-linked biker gang sanctioned by the U.S. is starting a nine-day tour of the Balkans this month.
Russia's deputy foreign minister said Yugoslavia, Iraq, Libya and Ukraine were among the global victims of U.S. foreign policy.
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.
President Aleksandar Vucic has nominated Ana Brnabic to be the country's next PM.
The country is locked in a tense political crisis after an inconclusive election opened old ethnic strife.
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.
The country's two main parties have been in a deadlock since December's elections.
Populism in the region echoes that in the U.S. but weaker institutional safeguards risk great autocracy and corruption.
Transparency International says perception of wrongdoing among politicians is fueling mistrust.
Balkan diplomacy falls prey to the peril of holiday gift giving.
Russian and Belarusian paratroopers are to take part in drills in the Balkans.