Diplomat: Risking Russian meddling, Bosnia needs to stabilise before EU elections

By |februar 7th, 2019|Bosnia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bosnian war, China, EU elections 2019, hybrid war, News, Russia, Turkey, Viktor Orbán, Vladimir Putin, Western Balkans|

The new EU executive may for the first time have Commissioners appointed by nationalists, who will be influenced by Russia. Therefore, a solution for the simmering tensions in Bosnia and Herzegovina should be found before the EU elections in May, to av...

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Diplomat: Risking Russian meddling, Bosnia needs to stabilise before EU elections

Kosovo to keep tariffs until Serbia grants recognition, insists PM

By |januar 24th, 2019|Aleksandar Vučić, Bosnia, Federica Mogherini, Hashim Thaçi, Kosovo, News, Ramush Haradinaj, Serbia, tariffs, Taxes|

Kosovo's prime minister refuses to lift tariffs on imports from Bosnia-Herzegovina and Serbia, despite external and internal pressure to back down. EURACTIV Serbia reports.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Kosovo to keep tariffs until Serbia grants recognition, insists PM

EU energy watchdog urges Bosnia not to accept Chinese loan

By |september 28th, 2018|Balkans, Bosnia, China, coal, News|

The EU energy watchdog urged a Bosnian regional parliament on Thursday (27 September) not to approve a government guarantee for a China Exim Bank loan that is designed to help power utility EPBiH add a new unit at its Tuzla coal-fired power plant.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU energy watchdog urges Bosnia not to accept Chinese loan

Beyond coal, nationalism and EU accession: Squaring the circle for Kosovo

By |april 20th, 2018|Air Pollution, Balkans, Bosnia, coal power, Kosovo, News, nuclear power, Serbia, South Eastern Europe, Western Balkans|

Joining the EU means meeting all of its rules and criteria, including energy legislation. But bloc-hopeful Kosovo, just like its other Balkan neighbours, is struggling to make any headway there, writes Philippe Charlez.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Beyond coal, nationalism and EU accession: Squaring the circle for Kosovo

Bosnia’s first wind farm comes online as hydropower struggles

By |marec 15th, 2018|Bosnia, News, wind power|

Bosnia’s maiden wind farm began producing electricity on Wednesday as part of the country’s efforts to cut greenhouse gas emissions and meet the renewable energy standards of the European Union it aspires to join.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Bosnia’s first wind farm comes online as hydropower struggles

Balkan trade war brews over huge Croatian import fee rise

By |avgust 7th, 2017|Balkans, Bosnia, Croatia, News, Serbia|

The Balkans have become embroiled in a trade war over agricultural health checks after Croatia raised import fees on some farm products by around 220%, triggering countermeasures by Serbia and threats from others.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Balkan trade war brews over huge Croatian import fee rise

EIB approves €12 bn for transport, energy, infrastructure

By |julij 19th, 2017|Bosnia, EIB, France, Germany, green energy, India, Juncker plan, Latvia, Netherlands, News, transport|

The European Investment Bank (EIB) has approved new financing worth €12.4 billion for projects in transport, including a new metro line in Paris, infrastructure and energy, the bank said on Tuesday (18 July).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EIB approves €12 bn for transport, energy, infrastructure

Balkans can help EU ‘feel attractive’ after Brexit, Macedonia says

By |julij 13th, 2017|Albania, Angela Merkel, Bosnia, cefta, Enver Hoxhaj, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, News, Nikola Dimitrov, Serbia|

Dented by Brexit, the European Union should seize on the hunger of Balkan nations for membership as an opportunity to "feel attractive", Macedonia’s foreign minister said on Wednesday (12 July).

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Balkans can help EU ‘feel attractive’ after Brexit, Macedonia says

EU hopes for Western Balkan common market deal by mid-2018

By |junij 7th, 2017|Albania, Bosnia, Johannes Hahn, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, News, Serbia, Western Balkans|

The European Union hopes six Balkan countries will agree at a summit on July 12 in Italy to create a regional common market that could be working within a year, a top EU official said on Tuesday (6 June), in the bloc's latest step to re-engage the region.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za EU hopes for Western Balkan common market deal by mid-2018

Albania: How not to lose an election? Refuse to take part…

By |maj 12th, 2017|Albania, Angela Merkel, Bosnia, Edi Rama, EPP, Kosovo, Luzlim Basha, Macedonia, Montenegro, News, Serbia, Viktor Orbán|

All eyes are on elections in Britain, France and soon Germany but quite the most bizarre election seen in Europe since the end of communism is due to take ten days after the British poll next month, writes Denis MacShane.

Komentarji so izklopljeni za Albania: How not to lose an election? Refuse to take part…