Erdogan visits Bosnia as part of bigger game

By |julij 10th, 2019|Bakir Izetbegović, Bosnia-Herzegovina, News, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan|

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan visited Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) this week. The primary aim was to attend a summit, but analysts said it was also an effort to boost his hunt for members of the Gülen movement and reinforce his influence on Bosnian domestic politics.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Erdogan visits Bosnia as part of bigger game

Western Balkans pump subsidies worth €1.2 billion into coal

By |marec 27th, 2019|Bosnia-Herzegovina, coal, Kosovo, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

Western Balkan countries, which have set their sights on EU membership, are still propping up coal power with large public subsidies worth more than €1.2 billion, a new report revealed on Monday (25 March). The subsidies are not in line with EU regulations or decarbonisation efforts.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Western Balkans pump subsidies worth €1.2 billion into coal

Croatian ombudswoman to report police treatment of migrants to EU institutions

By |november 13th, 2018|Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, EU migrants, migrants, News|

Croatia's ombudswoman requested access to records on the treatment of migrants at the police station in Donji Lapac, central Croatia, in September but was refused. The relevant parliamentary committee does not seem to care either. EURACTIV Croatia repo...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Croatian ombudswoman to report police treatment of migrants to EU institutions

Western Balkans remain in standby mode

By |maj 17th, 2018|Albania, Angela Merkel, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Donald Tusk, Emmanuel Macron, EU enlargement, EU-Western Balkans Summit, Kosovo, Macedonia, Mariano Rajoy, Montenegro, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

EU members want to take their time with a new round of enlargement - something that the Western Balkans summit this Thursday (17 May) in Sofia is unlikely to change. EURACTIV Germany’s partner Der Tagesspiegel reports.

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Defeating extremism in the Balkans

By |maj 3rd, 2018|Albania, Bosnia-Herzegovina, counter terrorism, ethnic tension, EU Presidency, extremism, Kosovo, Macedonia, News, OSCE, Western Balkans|

As a region deeply connected to the EU, the Western Balkans should no longer be forgotten. With Austria’s upcoming presidency of the EU, it is high time to reboot the region’s economic development and its integration into the Union, as well as recognise its progress in countering terrorism, writes Peter R. Neumann.

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Kosovo adds dissonance to Balkan cacophony

By |december 8th, 2017|Bosnia-Herzegovina, Kosovo, News, Serbia|

The visit to Belgrade by the three members of Bosnia-Herzegovina's presidency was expected to warm up relations between the two countries, which had soured after the Bosniak presidency member said his country should recognise Kosovo, Serbia's former pr...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo adds dissonance to Balkan cacophony

EU’s Turkish voters backed Erdogan’s reforms

By |april 18th, 2017|Bosnia-Herzegovina, Macedonia, News, Northern Cyprus, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, Turkey, Turkish referendum|

The European Union’s Turkish diaspora voted overwhelmingly in favour of granting Turkey’s president more power in Sunday’s (16 April) constitutional referendum. A diplomatic crisis emerged in the weeks leading up to the vote, after a number of EU countries decided to call off campaign events aimed at drumming up support for Turkish President Recep Tayyip […]

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU’s Turkish voters backed Erdogan’s reforms