After taking a break during the freezing winter months, opposition leader Svetlana Tikhanovskaya has called for the mass protests against incumbent President Alexander Lukashenko to restart on March 25
Protests after three ethnic Albanians given life sentences in "Monster" case for brutal killings of five men.
Analyst suggests sanctions needed against kingpin oligarch Ivanishvili in effort to defend democracy.
Two Southeast European states take advantage of favourable market conditions to get away oversubscribed bond issues.
Swedish furniture giant adds fifth store in Southeast Europe region after pandemic forced delay.
Move comes after open letter demanding he quit was published by head of general staff of the armed forces.
German national carrier Lufthansa is seeking to arrange dedicated flights to Moscow so wealthy Germans can avail themselves of Russia’s Sputnik V vaccine in what would be a huge publicity coup for the Kremlin, bne IntelliNews can reveal.
Vice-president Jourova says Hungary and Poland could soon have EU budget money withheld if they continue to violate rule of law.
Corrupt political kingpin finally goes to jail for bribery and money laundering after court battle lasting 12 years.
Government bows to pressure from hospitality industry and hopes for pre-election feelgood boost just as a new wave of the virus gathers force.
Court says Sandu can’t re-appoint Natalia Gavrilita as PM-designate after her choice was voted down by the parliament, where the rival Socialists now have a majority.
Hidroelectrica replaced oil and gas group OMV Petrom as the country's most profitable company, reporting a 5% rise in net profit to almost €300mn in 2020.
The human rights organisation Amnesty International rescinded its decision to grant “prisoner of conscience” status to jailed anti-corruption activist and opposition politician Alexei Navalny due to his previous "hate speech" remarks.
Russia recorded less than 100,000 new weekly coronavirus cases last week for the first time since October. While the situation is improving the pandemic is not over, but the spread of the virus is slowing rapidly.
After doing nothing about the $5.5bn that former PrivatBank owner Ihor Kolomoisky allegedly stole from his bank, Ukraine has named Oleksandr Dubilet as a fraud suspect.
This was the second time the two presidents had met in Sochi since Belarus was plunged into its worst political crisis of Lukashenko’s 26 years in office following the disputed August 9 presidential elections.
Speculation in North Macedonia over whether Saso Mijalkov's disappearance ahead of court verdict was just a prank or something more complex.
Oksana Marchenko says she will go into politics for "the protection of the Ukrainian people”, as Zelenskiy's campaign against the oligarchs gathers momentum.
Move comes after new PM is appointed and declares: “We categorically refuse any negotiations on a snap election! This issue is closed!” Predecessor resigned five days ago saying move to detain UNM head would exacerbate divisions in country.
Economist, meanwhile, warns any major distress in securing required foreign funds to repay huge foreign debt and finance big current account deficit “might send the lira tumbling anew”.