Wed, May 22 2013
Ivo Josipovic greets his supporters after his win in the second round of Croatia's presidential elections, at his campaign headquarters in Zagreb, early January 11 2010.
European Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele, on the eve of the inauguration of Croatia’s new president Ivo Josipovic, will underline his reform message to senior leaders.
Snapshots of 14 Central and Eastern European countries as the dawn of 2010 found them
Stejpan Mesic, president of Croatia, visits Pristina on January 8, timing his visit a day after the Serbian Christmas to avoid offending Belgrade, which already is irked by Zagreb’s recognition of Kosovo. Serbia-Croatia relations are tense over rival genocide claims.
Tougher restrictions imposed by governments in Nicosia and Skopje came into force on January 1 2010.
A decade after Croatia sued Serbia in the International Court of Justice in The Hague, Belgrade is ready to lodge a countersuit.
Croatia could complete accession negotiations in 2010, Serbia's interim agreement should be implemented, while key reforms are needed in other countries.
Governments in Prague and Bucharest could soon join Sofia in instituting temporary moratoriums on shale gas exploration.
Coalition around ruling Democratic Party has largest share of vote in Serbia's parliamentary election, according to exit polls.
Centre-right New Democracy is said by exit polls to have largest share of votes, but diminished even from its 2009 defeat, while socialists Pasok – the 2009 victors – gets somewhere around 14 to 17 per cent.
An agreement reached with the Organisation for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) will allow voters with dual citizenship in Kosovo to vote in the upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in Serbia.
Twenty radical Muslims suspected of being members of a terrorist group that has been linked to the murder of five fishermen in early April.