US envoy says Serbia, Kosovo agree in principle to restore rail links

bne IntelliNews January 26, 2020

Rail links have become a priority after US officials brokered another deal earlier in the week to restore air traffic between the two countries after 21 years.

Western Balkans countries sink on latest Corruption Perceptions Index

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje January 23, 2020

Poor performance on latest index from Transparency International comes after years of warnings of the risks of democratic backsliding in the region should states fail to progress towards EU accession.

Western Balkans has potential for up to €20bn wind energy investment says new report

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia January 16, 2020

Western Balkans Investment Framework (WBIF) study reveals huge untapped renewable energy potential in the region, which currently relies heavily on coal power.

OUTLOOK 2020 Kosovo

bne IntelliNews January 10, 2020

An uncertain start to 2020 for Kosovo which doesn't yet have a government in place after the October 2019 snap election.

Leaked documents show Kosovan PM Haradinaj spent €500,000 on lunches

bne IntelliNews December 5, 2019

Expenses scandal erupts in Kosovo as local media report that Haradinaj spent an average of €1,000 each working day on extravagant lunches during less than two years in office.