Police, protesters clash outside Albanian parliament on Saturday during an anti-government protest demanding the resignation of Prime Minister Edi Rama.
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The small Balkan country of Macedonia officially changed its name Tuesday by adding a geographic designation that ends a decades-old dispute.
Serbia’s prime minister on Wednesday rejected an independent freedom watchdog’s report that downgraded the Balkan country from “free” to “partly free.”
Thousands march in Belgrade in anti government protests to mark the anniversary of the unresolved assassination of Kosovo Serb leader.
An opposition alliance called a protest after assailants recently beat up, seriously injured a leftist party leader and associates in southern Serbian city.
Ivan Krastev talks on the neglecting factor that has cause failure of democracy to take hold in Russia and for its current backsliding in Central Europe.
Few Macedonians turned out to vote in a referendum on whether to change the name of their country — a move towards joining NATO and the European Union.
On Remembering Red Square Protest August 1968, WoodrowWilsonCenter 17 September hosted event on topic: “For your freedom and ours” Remembering the Red Square Protest of August 1968.
President Gjorge Ivanov of Macedonia says he won’t vote in a Sept. 30 referendum on whether to change the Balkan country’s name to “North Macedonia.”
Moderate parties signed an agreement to form a center-left government in Slovenia, sidelining right-wing group that won an inconclusive election in June.