Austria Re-introduces Checks on Border with Hungary

Austria has re-introduced checks on its border with Hungary to curb the flow of irregular migrants, AP reported on Monday.

World » EU | April 25, 2016, Monday // 20:05 | Viewed: 4490

Preliminary Results Show Serbia's Incumbent PM Winning About Half of Votes

According to the latest preliminary results, the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS) of Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic won about half of the votes in the early parliamentary elections held on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | April 25, 2016, Monday // 09:02 | Viewed: 2802

Serbia Holds Early General Elections

Early parliamentary elections along with elections for the assembly of the autonomous province of Vojvodina and for most local assemblies are taking place in Serbia on Sunday.

World » Southeast Europe | April 24, 2016, Sunday // 12:14 | Viewed: 3952

Ukraine Deputy PM Praises Joint Army Brigade Proposal with Bulgaria, Romania

Ukrainian Deputy Prime Minister Pavlo Rozenko has said the idea to set up a joint army brigade with Bulgarian and Romanian forces sa "very timely and right.

World » Ukraine | April 23, 2016, Saturday // 14:41 | Viewed: 2809

Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Albania to Cooperate in Tackling Migrant Crisis

During their meeting held in Thessaloniki on Thursday and Friday, the interior and foreign ministers of Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia and Albania agreed that the countries from southeastern Europe will seek common decisions for tackling the migrant crisis.

World » Southeast Europe | April 22, 2016, Friday // 19:37 | Viewed: 5796

Migrant Pressure on Bulgarian-Turkish Border Has Decreased by Nearly 50 %

The pressure exerted by migrants on the Bulgarian-Turkish border has decreased by almost 50 % in the past months compared to the same period last year.

World » Southeast Europe | April 22, 2016, Friday // 17:43 | Viewed: 4404

EU-Mediated Macedonia Crisis Talks in Vienna Cancelled

The EU-mediated meeting of Macedonian political leaders for resolving the country’s political crisis has been cancelled after the main opposition Social Democrats declined to attend, the EU mediators have said.

World » Southeast Europe | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 18:48 | Viewed: 3989

Ukraine Will Not Buy Russian Gas, Coal - PM

Ukraine's new Prime Minister Volodymyr Groysman has said his country will neither hold negotiations nor purchase fuels from Russia.

World » Ukraine | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 10:59 | Viewed: 4418

Tensions in Macedonia Continue to Run High as Vienna Meeting Approaches

Tensions in Macedonia continue to run high as protests took place in Skopje for the eighth consecutive day on Wednesday.

World » Southeast Europe | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 10:06 | Viewed: 3962

Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Macedonia to Discuss Migrant Crisis

Interior and foreign ministers of Bulgaria, Greece, Albania and Macedonia are to meet in Thessaloniki on Thursday and Friday to discuss possible measures to control the migrant inflow into Europe.

World » Southeast Europe | April 21, 2016, Thursday // 08:44 | Viewed: 5011

Bulgarian Truck Drivers to Block Border with Greece Before Easter

Bulgarian road haulage companies are to seal off all checkpoints along the border with Greece, a trade union has said.

World » Southeast Europe | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 6122

European Commission Proposes to Drop Visas for Ukraine Citizens

The European Commission proposed on Wednesday to lift visa requirements for the citizens of Ukraine for travel to the Schengen area.

World » EU | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 15:25 | Viewed: 6333

Sofia Metro Shows Benefits of Integrated Approach to Europe’s Territorial Development  

The Sofia metro is “an exemplary project” of transparent and effective use of EU structural funds, city mayor Yordanka Fandakova has said during visits to metro sites with Markku Markkula, President of the European Committee of the Regions.

World » EU | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 10:01 | Viewed: 3839

Parallel Protests Take Place Across Macedonia

Tensions in Macedonia continued to run high on Tuesday, as thousands of pro-opposition protesters gathered in Skopje and other parts of the country, while parallel protests took place in several towns.

World » Southeast Europe | April 20, 2016, Wednesday // 08:14 | Viewed: 3985

Relations with Turkey at Official Level Can’t be Restored, Russia Says  

The Russian Foreign Ministry has said that relations between Moscow and Ankara at the official level cannot be restored but Russia wouldn’t wage any campaign aimed against Turkish people or businesses, TASS reported on Tuesday.

World » Russia | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 21:28 | Viewed: 4036

Vienna Meeting of Macedonian Party Leaders to Aim to Ensure Implementation of Przino Deal

A forthcoming meeting of Macedonian political leaders in Vienna will aim to ensure the further implementation of last year’s Przino agreement to resolve the political crisis in the country rather than reaching a new deal, a EU official has said.

World » Southeast Europe | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 20:33 | Viewed: 3679

Some 180,000 Migrants Arrive in Europe by Sea through April 17 - IOM

An estimated 178,882 migrants and refugees have entered Europe by sea in 2016, the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) announced on Tuesday.

World » EU | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 19:20 | Viewed: 4061

No Bulgarian Servicemen Hurt in Deadly Kabul Suicide Bombing - Defence Ministry

No Bulgarian military personnel have been injured in a suicide car bomb blast in Afghanistan’s capital Kabul, the Defence Ministry in Sofia said on Tuesday.

World | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 17:18 | Viewed: 3258

Deputy IntMin: Migrant Flow Through Bulgaria Registers 20 % Drop in Q1

According to statistics of the interior ministry, the migrant flow through Bulgaria has decreased by 20 % in the first three months of this year.

World » Southeast Europe | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 09:55 | Viewed: 3766

Macedonia Protests Go On against Blanket Amnesty in Wiretapping Case

Demonstrators took to the streets of Skopje for yet another evening to call for the resignation of President Gjorge Ivanov, but also demanding he reverse a blanket amnesty for 56 politicians over a case of massive wiretapping.

World » Southeast Europe | April 19, 2016, Tuesday // 09:21 | Viewed: 3383

Macedonia Helps Cut Illegal Migrant Crossings in Western Balkans in March - Frontex

The number of detections of illegal crossings in March at EU’s external borders in the Western Balkans have decreased by about 90% compared to February, the EU’s border management agency, Frontex, said on Monday.

World » EU | April 18, 2016, Monday // 21:28 | Viewed: 4084