EU says Turkish media crackdown will harm relations

15.12.14 @ 09:28

The EU and US have warned Turkey that its latest crackdown on free press will harm relations.


EU enlargement heading into chilly period

08.10.14 @ 15:59

The EU commission is not recommending any fresh steps on Western Balkan enlargement in the next 12 months, with one official saying the policy is in "de facto freeze".


Can we expect a rise in migration from Eastern Europe?

14.07.14 @ 18:16

Research indicates that the inflow of migrants from Ukraine, Belarus and Moldova - even after visa liberalisation - will be modest.


On the German-Polish border 10 years after enlargement

30.04.14 @ 18:32

Ten years after enlargement, a Polish and a German town on the river Oder have gone through a 'miraculous' transformation.

Mogherini backs Western Balkan enlargement

02.09.14 @ 20:29

Italian minister and incoming top EU diplomat Mogherini has called for progress on Western Balkan enlargement, while saying Russia is no longer an EU “partner”.

EU countries send aid for Bosnia, Serbia floods

20.05.14 @ 09:26

A dozen EU countries have sent equipment to Bosnia and Serbia to help deal with “the incredible force of nature” of springtime floods.


A forgotten crime: Montenegro’s double-dealing on the media

06.02.14 @ 08:50

Montenegro's EU membership negotiations progress against a backdrop of ever-regressing media freedom.

Who won the EU game on Kosovo and Serbia?

10.01.14 @ 09:28

EU ministers in December agreed to start accession talks with Serbia, while Kosovo got nothing in return for its blind loyalty to Brussels.

Turkey starts visa-free talks with EU

04.12.13 @ 18:53

Turkey is starting visa liberalisation talks with the EU, a first step in a process which could take years.

Bulgarian land sale ban risks EU sanction

24.10.13 @ 09:25

Bulgaria’s ultra-nationalist party Ataka has convinced more moderate Bulgarian legislators to extend a ban on the sale of land to foreigners in contravention of EU rules.

Commission backs Albania-EU membership talks

16.10.13 @ 17:41

The European Commission has said Albania should be given the green light to open EU membership talks.

Turkish purge risks spoiling Erdogan's EU visit

08.01.14 @ 19:54

Turkey's police purge risks harming the new momentum in EU relations on the eve of Erdogan's visit to Brussels.

EU and US warn Ukraine it risks going bust

22.11.13 @ 09:27

Brussels and Washington have told Ukraine it is unlikely to get IMF aid after it binned plans to sign an EU treaty.

EU to relaunch membership talks with Turkey

23.10.13 @ 09:21

The stalled EU membership talks with Turkey are set for relaunch after member states agreed accession negotiations would recommence on 5 November.


Millions stashed offshore, as Serbian firms lurched toward ruin

03.10.13 @ 09:05

With accession candidate country Serbia facing EU questions on controversial state sell-offs, newly revealed documents shed light on the demise of several big Serbian employers.