Prime Minister of FYR Macedonia, Nikola Gruevski has lost all hopes for a solution to the name dispute with Greece in the next few months.
December 4, 2013
More than 1,000 kilos of marijuana were seized by the Albanian and Greek police officers in two separate special operations carried out close to the Greek-Albanian border, Sitel TV reported.
December 1, 2013
Albanian media on Tuesday reported that three of seven convicts who escaped from the maximum-security prison of Drenova, some 170 kilometers (102 miles) south of the capital Tirana,
eKathimerini: November 26, 2013
Bad loans have turned the Balkans from high-yielding paradise to profit-sapping purgatory for international banks, crimping their ability to lend and weighing on the region's economic potential.
Reuters: November 15, 2013
Greece is preparing to block the start of FYROM’s EU accession talks and yesterday’s Greek-FYROM debate at a sitting of the European People's Party (EPP) in Brussels proves it
November 14, 2013
Bulgaria and Serbia use the abbreviation FYROM (Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) only when they are angry, on all other occasions they call our country Macedonia, FYROM Dnevnik daily writes.
November 6, 2013
Greek National Defence Minister Dimitris Avramopoulos and his Albanian counterpart Mimi Kodheli expressed Monday their will for further strengthening bilateral relations during their meeting in Tirana.
November 5, 2013
The president of Albania Bujar Nishani on Monday requested the visiting Greek President Karolos Papoulias to push Greek Parliament to scrap a World War II-era law that has technically left both countries at war, APA reports quoting Xinhua.
APA: November 4, 2013
People in Kosovo are voting in a local election that will test the country's fragile relations with Serbia as both countries seek to move closer to the European Union.
The Missoulian: November 3, 2013
At least 700 people, mostly women, have sought medical help for apparent drug intoxication in a village believed to be the largest marijuana producer in the Balkans, doctors said Friday.
AFP: November 1, 2013