With mounting political problems at home Bulgaria’s government looks to divert attention.
Fetullah Gulen's terrorist organisation has made major inroads in the Balkans where those who oppose them are bullied into silence.
A quarter of a century after the atrocities in Bosnia, dreams of a Greater Serbia still resonate.
Some analysts see a connection between today's Islamophobia and the toxic Serbian nationalism of the 1990s, which sought to erase the Muslim Bosnian presence in the Balkans.
Many still believe playwright Handke did not deserve the Nobel Prize for Literature, but plans for a statue of the Austrian have now crossed the line.
Growing Islamophobia is not just a phenomenon in Western Europe, in the Balkans where the continents largest number of Muslims are, it’s also a problem.
The country’s Jewish community looks forward to its first congregational prayers after months without public worship.
American civil society, undermined deliberately or unwittingly by both parties for short-term political gain or ideological satisfaction, is weaker than at any time since 1860.
All professional tennis tours were suspended in early March and will not return before August as countries went into lockdowns and closed borders to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.
Using the cover of the coronavirus lockdown, a political elite sees an opportunity to bulldoze the opposition.
Delays in starting EU membership talks for Albania and North Macedonia, tensions between Serbia and Kosovo and a perception that the EU was slow to help its Balkan partners cope with Covid-19 fuel concern that they might turn toward Russia and China.
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