As low vaccination rates facilitated a new wave of the pandemic, governments are barring entry to malls, night clubs and other venues to those without a coronavirus certificate.
With a no-confidence motion in limbo at the Constitutional Court and PM Florin Citu seeking to bypass a vote by lawmakers on the minority government he wants to install, a constitutional crisis seems unavoidable in Romania.
Protests erupt after drivers from Serbia are forced to replace their license plates with temporary ones to enter Kosovo.
Representative of Iranian supreme leader warns Azerbaijan to not “play with the lion’s tail”.
Romania’s Financial Supervisory Authority to start bankruptcy procedures against City after it failed to increase its capital by €150mn as required by the regulator.
Investigation says Kristalina Georgieva, then a high-ranking World Bank official, and former former Bulgarian finance minister Simeon Dyankov pressured officials to improve China’s position. Georgieva denies the accusations.
State hospitals said to owe firms hundreds of millions of dollars. Company bosses warn they are losing financial ability to sustain supply chain.
Prime Minister Zdravko Krivokapic's government again at risk of collapse as two of the formations behind it demand a reshuffle.
Yanev will remain in the PM position until the November general election after his ministers’ efforts to root out high-level corruption made it the most popular cabinet in decades.
After EU accession progress was blocked by Bulgaria, Albanian PM Edi Rama tells German chancellor Western Balkans are “held hostage” by nationalism in EU countries.
As Croatia moves towards euro adoption, Croatian Sovereignists are preparing to battle to defend the kuna.
Tehran concerned at how special forces from Turkey linked up with Azerbaijani counterparts.
On farewell visit to Belgrade, Germany’s outgoing chancellor warns that if EU doesn’t move fast enough it will be "forced to come to terms with other partners” in the region.
Investment fund says management of Bucharest Airports National Company wants to dilute its stake to 0.7% through the capitalisation of an overvalued plot of land used by Baneasa airport.
Fire in a makeshift COVID-19 hospital in Tetovo killed 15 people.
The three emerging Europe countries bucked the overall trend of declining Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Ratings seen across emerging markets.
Shakeout in the polls ahead of Bulgaria’s third general election of 2021 sees ITN’s support slump, while Democratic Bulgaria’s popularity rises.
Government will be able to dismiss the heads of Moldova's energy and financial markets regulators as it seeks to clean the system of corrupt officials — but critics say it threatens their independence.
Serbia the first country in Europe to produce both Sinopharm and Russian Sputnik V vaccines for its own population and the region.
Fire broke out in Tetovo, where low vaccination rates led to a severe fourth wave of the pandemic, overwhelming local hospitals.