Belgrade is looking for international allies ahead of mid-December vote, arguing that a new military could be used against Serbian minority in Kosovo.
Kosovo has imposed 100 percent tariffs on Serbian and Bosnian goods in a decision that could seriously hurt its economy.
Even with some of the worst air in Europe, the lignite-rich Balkan nation says it can’t afford cleaner energy.
Many fear the idea of a land swap will destabilize the Western Balkans.
The World Cup points to Balkan issues that could still muddle European integration.
Disputes over homes and land continue to aggravate relations between the Albanian majority and others.
Western Balkan countries can expect little more than the usual bland jargon at upcoming summit in Bulgaria.
The move could bring locals one step closer to visa-free traveling within the Schengen zone.
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The Moldovan Diaries is a multimedia, interactive examination of the country's ethnic, religious, social and political identities by Paolo Paterlini and Cesare De Giglio.
This innovative approach to story telling gives voice to ordinary people and takes the reader on the virtual trip across Moldovan rural and urban landscapes.
It is a unique and intimate map of the nation.