- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- All Balkan Countries
EU enlargement commissioner Stefan Fuele said that Serbia had to implement reforms and normalise relations with Kosovo in order to secure a start date for accession talks.
The European Union has again postponed a decision on Romania's and Bulgaria's accession to the passport-free Schengen zone.
Belgrade and Zagreb will set up a commission to deal with unresolved issues like war crimes investigations, but they won't be addressing their rival allegations of genocide yet.
New leader of Slovenia says her country will not stand in the way of Croatia’s membership of the European Union.
Croats will elect their first 12 MEPs on April 14, President Ivo Josipovic announced on Friday.
The EU Enlargement Commissioner said Bosnia needs to meet its obligations under the EU road map, especially in connection with the Sejdic-Finci ruling.
On a two-day visit to Bosnia, the European Commission’s Director General for Enlargement, Stefano Sannino, met top officials of the Republika Srpska in Banja Luka.
Brussels is likely to reward Serbia for normalising relations with Kosovo with a 'conditional' start date for accession talks, sources told Balkan Insight.
As Brussels readies to decide on whether to grant Serbia a start date for EU accession talks, Serbian officials are heading to EU capitals to muster support.
UK Immigration Minister says Britain will not be a "soft touch" for migrants from Bulgaria and Romania once the remaining curbs on working in Britain expire.
During a week of meetings, EU officials urged Bosnian politicians to move forward towards ending electoral discrimination by allowing minorities to run for top positions.
EU accession talks with Serbia should start without delay, the Foreign Affairs Committee of the European Parliament said on Thursday.
A visit by EU Commissioner Stefan Fule to Tirana has not caused much reflection among the political elite about Albania’s stalled EU integration process, a local expert says.
Official talk of restricting the rights of Bulgarians and Romanians to claim benefits in Britain next year has the governments junior party worried.
Socialists and Democrats in the European Parliament have issued a call for a renewed EU commitment to the Western Balkan enlargement process.
While the Bundestag is likely to back offering Serbia a start date for EU talks in June, some differences remain between the ruling and opposition parties on the issue.
Although Kosovo has overshadowed Serbia’s EU agenda till now, the real task ahead will be harmonising Serbian laws and economy in 25 fields, Milica Delevic, former head of parliament’s EU integration committee, says.
Ten years after the Thessaloniki summit, the EU enlargement process for the western Balkans needs an injection of new energy.
Young Bosnians with Croatian passports will have new opportunities to work in Europe after Croatia joins the EU in July - but some regard this privilege with mixed feelings.
Belgrade’s failure to obtain a start date for EU membership talks in June will not cause immediate damage to the economy, but the long-term implication are worrying, experts say.
Europe should not offer Belgrade a start date for talks until it offers its own minorities the same privileges it demands for the Serbs in Kosovo.
The recent revival of hate speech, mainly targeting Serbs, presents an unwelcome challenge for the government - and for the country as it prepares to join the EU.
Three upcoming reports will help determine the EU prospects of Kosovo, Serbia and Macedonia; of the three, the latter is causing by far the most concern.
In the run-up to a crucial EU decision on opening membership talks with Belgrade, Serbs are unclear which way Berlin will jump.
The media campaign against Bulgarian and Romanian immigrants plumbs new depths each week. Who would have guessed this country once put Bulgaria on a pedestal?