Tag: balkans
Macedonia 15.10.21 | 18:17

Bloomberg will open a Balkan TV network, including an office in Macedonia

Bloomberg Media announced it will open an office in Macedonia, as part of its regional TV network in the Balkans. The offices in Serbia, Croatia, Slovenia, Bosnia and Macedonia will be opened in 2022. The regional television and media company will report on financial and business news, as well as politics.

Macedonia 08.10.21 | 11:13

Even as it closes the perspective for Balkan countries, EU demands that it receives public praise

Even as the EU – Balkans summit ended in dismal failure, with Macedonia and other Balkan countries seemingly stuck worse than ever, the declaration following the summit demands that the Balkan countries heap praise on the EU for its financial support. The EU is by far the region’s closest...

Balkans 06.10.21 | 11:19

Szijjarto: If the EU doesn’t integrate the Balkans, others will

Hungarian Foreign Minister Peter Szijjarto insisted that the Balkans can’t be treated as the “back yard” of Europe, with no progress in its European integration. Szijjarto added that the other EU member states seem unaware of the security threats that are coming from the Balkans if...

Balkans 03.10.21 | 10:39

Slovenia proposes that all Balkan countries are admitted to the EU by 2030

Slovenia is proposing that the European Union admits all Balkan countries by 2030, the Financial Times reports. The proposal is expected to be raised at the coming EU summit with the Balkan countries, but took other EU member states by surprise given the problems the region and the EU are facing. Accession...

Macedonia 01.09.21 | 21:58

Varhelyi: EU must not betray the Balkans

During the Bled Forum in Slovenia, European Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said that the EU can’t afford to continue betraying the hopes of the Balkan countries. We must be resolute to support the motivation and to assure them that the offer on the table is sincere. That way we can speed...

Macedonia 10.06.21 | 19:27

RTS: Biden will raise the Balkans, including Macedonia, as one of the issues during his Brussels trip

The Serbian state RTS television is reporting that US President Joe Biden will raise the issue of Macedonia’s EU accession talks during his visit to Europe next week. RTS is citing unnamed sources to claim that Biden will raise the issue during the meetings with EU officials Charles Michel and...

Macedonia Economy 08.03.21 | 09:54

Roaming charges between Balkan countries set to be abolished on July 1st

Roaming charges between Macedonia, Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia are set to be abolished this summer. According to the EU negotiated deal, the so-called “Western Balkans” countries abolished much of the roaming charges in 2019, and the process should be completed on July...

Balkans 01.02.21 | 21:59

Albania receives the first Pfizer vaccines, and Republika Srpska got a shipment of Sputnik V

Two countries in teh region received their first more serious batches of vaccines today. Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama announced the arrival of the first Pfizer vaccines in the country which has ordered a total of 500,000 doses. And at the Sarajevo airport in Bosnia, 2,000 Sputnik V vaccines arrived...

Macedonia 30.09.20 | 18:09

Macedonia in talks with some Balkan countries to reopen borders without corona tests

Healthcare Minister Venko Filipce said that there is agreement with Albania, Montenegro and Kosovo to reopen borders without the need of coronavirus tests. Filipce said that talks are on-going with Bulgaria and Serbia, in an attempt to open much of the Balkans simultaneously. So far Greece is not part...

Macedonia 19.07.20 | 12:43

Regional comparison shows Macedonia with by far the worst Covid-19 death and infection rates in the Balkans

Country by country comparisons show Macedonia as by far the worst affected country in the region as the coronavirus epidemic continues to spread. Even though Macedonia does a middling job in testing its citizens, it has far more dead and infected citizens per million. In the infection rate, Macedonia...

Balkans 19.05.20 | 18:38

Commissioner Varhelyi says that Balkan countries will coordinate with the EU as they reopen after the corona epidemic

EU Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said that the Balkan countries will coordinate with the plan prepared by the European Union for gradual reopening of the economies after the coronavirus epidemic. Varhelyi participated in a video conference organized by Macedonia and Greece. We need to be prepared together...

Macedonia 18.05.20 | 11:19

Macedonia remains the country with the worst coronavirus death rate in the region

Regional comparisons continue to place Macedonia as the worst performer in fighting the coronavirus epidemic. Macedonia has 860 confirmed cases per million, and has 48 deaths per million. Given that the census figures are highly unreliable in Macedonia, the numbers of 1.792 total infections and over...

Macedonia 05.05.20 | 10:57

Macedonia continues to have the worst Covid-19 mortality rate in the Balkans

Updated death tolls in the Balkans reveal that Macedonia remains the worst affected country, with 42 deaths per capita. Excluding Slovenia, which performed by far the most tests per capita in the region, Macedonia remains the worst performer in terms of the mortality rate. Bosnia is second, with 24 deaths...

Macedonia 17.04.20 | 10:45

Macedonia has one of the worst Covid-19 mortality rates in the region

Regional coronavirus statistics show that Macedonia is among the worst performers when it comes to the mortality rate. Macedonia has 23 deaths per million, which is the worst result in the Balkans, excluding Slovenia with 29 deaths. Slovenia also had a far more extensive testing program in place, while...

Macedonia 12.04.20 | 12:30

Macedonia ranks second worst in the Balkans in terms of coronavirus deaths

Macedonia has the second most deaths from the coronavirus in the region, statistics have shown. Per million inhabitants, Macedonia currently has 17 deaths, which is the worst record in the Balkans, with the exception of Slovenia which has 24. All other Balkan countries have handled the virus better,...

Balkans 08.04.20 | 12:08

Bugajski calls on the Balkans not to turn its back on the EU despite slow coronavirus response

Janusz Bugajski, fellow at the American CEPA institute, has called on the Balkan countries to maintain their orientation toward the European Union, at a time when China leads in the coronavirus help effort and Russia, as Bugajski claims, spreads misinformation. EU’s prestige in the region was hit...

Balkans 02.04.20 | 17:15

EU Commissioner Varhelyi coordinates trans-Balkan actions in response to the coronavirus epidemic

European Enlargement Commissioner Oliver Varhelyi said that the EU will work together with the Balkan countries to respond to the coronavirus epidemic. One of the steps that are being taken are easing procedures to move medicine and food across the transport corridors in the region. Fighting coronavirus...

Balkans 01.03.20 | 21:38

Germany opens its doors for young Balkan workers even wider

Starting today, thousands of citizens of Balkan countries are preparing to head for Germany which is relaxing its labour rules for non-EU countries. The new law allows non-EU citizens to apply for jobs they are qualified for, even if they don’t fall under industries that face a labour shortage...

Macedonia 24.02.20 | 12:36

Green groups from across the Balkans plan a coordinated protest on Friday

A coordinated protest of environmental groups from five Balkan countries will be held on Friday. Protesters, who are inspired by the Fridays for Future movement of Greta Thunberg, demand measures that would reduce air pollution. The protests are planned in Skopje, Belgrade, Pristina, Sarajevo, Podgorica...

Macedonia 01.02.20 | 11:59

The new Kurz Government will support opening EU accession talks with Macedonia and Albania

The new Austrian Government led by Chacellor Sebastian Kurz will support the introduction of all Balkan countries to the European Union, Serbian media outlets who had insight in the Government platform are reporting. The new Kurz Government calls for a common EU policy toward enlargement which would...

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