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July 12, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

“The future of the Balkans is within the European Union.” European Union leaders made this declaration during the 2003 EU-Western Balkans Summit in Thessaloniki, but what that means today in […]

Albania’s Socialists on track for win in low-turnout election

June 26, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

The ruling Socialist Party has emerged as the likely winner of Albania’s latest parliamentary election. Although the party may have attracted the mo ...

Pride and a fight for LGBTQ+ recognition in Greece

June 21, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Greece’s LGBTQ+ community continues fighting for acceptance of sexual diversity. A sea of rainbow colors surrounding the White Tower of Thessalo ...

Roaming charges for EU mobile phone users reach the end of the line

June 15, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

Mobile phone customers in the European Union no longer need to pay extra charges when they leave their country, as new EU rules come into effect. But ...

  • Parents of EU children can receive EU residency
    May 11, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Non-EU citizens have a possibility to stay in the bloc if their children are EU nationals, the EU’s top court has ruled. However, parents would first need to prove that […]

  • Police remove barricades at Turkish-Bulgarian border
    March 24, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Amid growing tension between Sofia and Ankara, Bulgarian police on Friday removed barricades protesters had erected at at least two border crossings with Turkey. Bulgarian nationalists had attempted to prevent Bulgarian-Turkish […]

  • Ukraine bars Russia entry from Eurovision Song Contest 2017
    March 22, 2017, by Deutsche Welle

    Ukraine has barred Russia’s Eurovision contestant from entering the country because she previously performed in Crimea. Relations between the neighbors have deteriorated since Moscow’s 2014 annexation of the territory. Ukraine&# ...