Acceptance of migrants has declined globally, and the nations of the Western Balkans that bore the brunt of the 2015-2016 migration crisis are now the least tolerant in the world, a new Gallup poll shows.
Both sides claim ownership of Goce Delcev, who fought for an independent Macedonia at the turn of the 20th century.
Are countries in the Balkan region taking on more debt than they can afford?
The contraction was expected due to the full impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the country’s economy in Q2. The central bank expects the economy to contract by 3.5% in 2020.
New government voted in after two days of fierce debate. Zaev promises "decisive and uncompromising" fight against the grey economy, crime and corruption.
The transit trade in drugs is estimated to be worth more $0.5bn a year in Albania — and a similar amount was laundered through the country’s real estate sector in 2019, says the Global Initiative against Transnational Organized Crime.