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11 Sep 07

Bettering Balkans Journalism

Foreign aid donors have made a valuable, if somewhat flawed, contribution to media-development in the Balkans.
11 Sep 07

EU FOCUS: Romania Shirks Anti-Graft Law

Failure to adopt key law against corruption may hurt Romania's EU accession plans.
11 Sep 07

Romania Shines Torch on Communist Crimes

New initiative to probe abuses committed from 1945 to 1989 evokes mixed feelings.
11 Sep 07

FOCUS: Chomsky Interview Controversy

British newspaper finds itself at the heart of a bitter dispute about Balkans war crimes following interview with high-profile intellectual.
11 Sep 07

Moldova Talks Fail to Crack Separatist Resolve

As the latest talks on the future of the breakaway Transdniester region end in deadlock, a solution seems as far off as ever.
11 Sep 07

Romanians and Serbs breathe new life into cross-border trade

After years of ignoring each other economically, Belgrade and Bucharest are at last taking each other seriously as business partners.
11 Sep 07

In Pursuit of Justice: An Overview of Progress in the Transitional Justice System of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Conference Outline

A major conference hosted by the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, in Sarajevo this month addressed the daunting task of transferring responsibility for prosecuting war crimes committed in the early Nineties to Bosnia's own domestic justice system.
11 Sep 07

Romania Rejects IMF Medicine

While the cancellation of a stand-by agreement with the IMF has raised eyebrows, Bucharest insists its reforms remain on course.
11 Sep 07

Bird Flu Strikes Fear Into Romanians

With vast wetlands hosting millions of migrating birds, Romania will have an uphill struggle preventing the virus from spreading.
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11 Sep 07

Public broadcasting faces battle for survival in the Balkans

Survey shows public broadcasters are under-financed, too close to the political elites and are locked into mutually destructive ratings wars with commercial rivals.

11 Sep 07

Address by Meddzida Kreso, President of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Esteemed gentlemen, colleagues and respected guests,

Before anything else I wish to express my pleasure at having the honour to attend this event with all of you today and having the opportunity to present to you all the achievements in the work of the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina in this relatively short period of its existence.
28 Aug 07

Romanian Village Sees US Base as Golden Opportunity

In downtrodden village near Black Sea, locals believe first US base will improve their lives.
20 Apr 06

Flash Floods Bring More Misery to Balkans

As the second flood in a year hits the region, experts say planners must wake up to implications of climate change .