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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Humour helps us deal with anxiety and the current pandemic is a testament to that notion.
Visions of regime change in China and Iran due to Covid-19 represent a strain of Western callousness.
Addressing the future of the region, the EU has proposed a new methodology to move Balkan accession forwards, but local politicians are doubtful of its success.
EU enlargement commissioner Oliver Varhelyi says goal remains to embrace Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and North Macedonia in the economic bloc.
Georgia's track record as a dependable NATO ally and its geostrategic importance make a convincing case for the country's membership to the Alliance.
Sifting through Trump’s most recent tweets and speeches reveal insults and injuries to the Iraqis
By hosting the People’s Mujahedin of Iran (MEK) on behalf of the US, despite the group being labelled a terrorist organisation by Iran, Albania has drawn the ire of Supreme leader Ali Khamenei.
The Czech Republic has a tiny Muslim minority of 0.2 percent and yet they have been at the receiving end of increasing hate crimes.
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