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Bulgarian society remains hugely hostile to Turkish influence over domestic and regional affairs. But as nationalists continue to court anti-Turk sentiment, economists warn Sofia ignores “the China of Europe” at its peril.
Ankara is helping to restore the few remaining Ottoman monuments in Serbia not wiped out in a nationalistic frenzy years ago – and most Serbs seem delighted.
Crews from three Turkish military helicopters have evacuated another 206 flood victims in Albania, as the country recovers from the worst flooding it has seen in the past century.
Ankara is investing in strategic sectors in the Balkans in order to increase its economic and political influence, but what’s on Turkey’s must-buy list?
After a long period of distant, often frosty relations, Turkey and Serbia appear to be finally warming to each other. But will the Serbian people put aside historic grievances dating back to the Ottoman Empire and welcome Ankara’s Balkan renaissance?
Aggressive invader or friendly administration? The portrayal of the Ottoman Empire in Albania’s history books remains the subject of fierce debate for Albanians and Turks alike.
A Turkish brand of Islam now dominates the country’s religious institutions, as local Muslims struggle to find their own spiritual path.
A 3m euro beef export deal between Serbia’s impoverished Sandzak region and Turkey has been blocked because of a trade dispute between Ankara and the EU.
US diplomatic cables released by the whistleblowers' Web site WikiLeaks show US concern over Turkey’s new foreign policy in the Balkans.
Bakir Izetbegovic, the Bosniak member of Bosnia's tripartite presidency, met with Turkish President Abdullah Gul and other officials in Ankara on Tuesday.
Disappointed with the pace of EU accession talks, Ankara is striving to increase its influence in the old lands of the Ottoman Empire.
One of Kosovo’s leading businessmen has called for a new chapter in relations with Turkey as its Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan visited Pristina on Wednesday.
Bulgaria's nationalist Ataka party has accused the country's political parties of intentionally delaying a referendum on Turkey's EU bid, and threatened to withdraw its unconditional support for the government.
Turkey’s former ambassador to Belgrade says relations with Serbia are at an all time high, but warns his successor’s to-do list is long and difficult. He gives Balkan Insight his end of term report.
The former Turkish ambassador to Belgrade has hit out at EU regulations preventing Ankara from completing a trade deal with Serbia’s impoverished Sandzak region.