Bosnia and Herzegovina joins other candidates including Albania, Moldova, the Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia, Türkiye and Ukraine, in the process to enter the bloc, which can take many years and involves complex negotiations.
The new media platform targets seven countries in the Balkans, and will publish content in multiple languages, including Albanian, Bosnian and Macedonian.
Some 6.5 million voters are choosing the president, a new parliament and local authorities in the capital, Belgrade, and over a dozen other towns and municipalities.
As a result of young people leaving the Balkan country in the past two decades, the country’s population has shrunk to 1,836,731, official data shows.
A plane belonging to Bulgarian airline GullivAir landed at Skopje international airport as the company is planning to operate two flights per week.
After two days of heated debate, lawmakers voted 62-51 in the 120-member assembly in favour of the new government led by Social Democrat leader Zoran Zaev, 46. Seven members were absent.
Delays in starting EU membership talks for Albania and North Macedonia, tensions between Serbia and Kosovo and a perception that the EU was slow to help its Balkan partners cope with Covid-19 fuel concern that they might turn toward Russia and China.
As Turkey battles its own coronavirus outbreak, the country has been offering essential protective equipment, testing kits and even ventilators to countries around the world.
Despite battling its own coronavirus outbreak, Turkey has been offering essential protective equipment, testing kits and even ventilators to countries in need.
Increasingly European countries are choosing disparate measures to contain the coronavirus pandemic which could have far-reaching political consequences.
Albania has managed to burnish its image thanks to media-savvy politicians but the reality is far more problematic.
Guitarist EnverIzmaylov’s trademark is his meticulously arranged renditions of folk music, ranging from Tatar and Armenian to Turkish, Ukrainian and Russian.
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