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The breakup of Yugoslavia during the 1990s created instability, uncertainty, nationalistic tensions, conflict and a drastic change of borders in the Balkans. Countries became independent and new states were formed; …
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Can countries like Macedonia and Serbia help tackle the large influx of refugees seeking shelter in Europe?
Highlighting the human rights abuses that still exist in Europe today
The Balkans have been developing fast
With almost all the votes counted in an admittedly sluggish counting process, the leftist coalition led by the governing Socialist party and its junior government partner the Socialist Movement for Integration (SMI) won 45 municipalities out of 61. The Democratic Party and its allies managed to win only 15 municipalities, with one municipality in the Southwest turning to a minority party.
Find out what has been happening in Macedonia in the last few months
65 years after the Schuman Declaration, most of the Balkans are still waiting for their EU memberships to be approved. The process is slow and full of obstacles in terms of reforms and shifts in policies, making it almost impossible for candidates to be a part of the European family before 2019/2020.
Local government elections are drawing closer in Albania. While the two main political parties are yet to announce their candidates in most municipalities, can an independent candidate break with traditional party politics and win the election in Tirana?
Should Freedom of Speech be completely unlimited?
There are currently 5 candidate member-states for the EU, but which one/s will join first?
Today is 17th February and Kosovo marks its seventh year of independence. The new-born state came to see the light only nine years after the North Atlantic Treaty Organization’s military intervention, to stop the humanitarian catastrophe towards the Albanian population.
On 8th of December the Albanian Youth marks a significant date in tribute to the Students Movement in 1990. On this date a group of students and their professors gathered in the Student’s city to start the protests that lead to the fall of communism in 1990.
Immigrant it’s not a name, it's just a specific condition of a human like you, who in this very moment of life is not lucky enough to have your opportunities of living a normal life back home.
Albania, a country of 3 million inhabitants in the north-western Greece and southern Montenegro was granted the status as a potential candidate for accession to the European Union at the European Council in Santa Maria Feira on 19th and 20th of June, 2000.
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