Investing in Serbia has been something of a gamble since the breakup of Yugoslavia. But things could begin to improve now the country has embarked on accession talks with the EU.
Dozens of Kosovo Albanians have blocked a road to prevent Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic from visiting a Serb-populated enclave in Kosovo. Vucic has criticized NATO peacekeepers for not preventing the blockade.
Thousands in the West Balkans work via online freelance platforms, but their off-the-books jobs offer no health or unemployment coverage. The only other option for many would be a one-way ticket to seek a life abroad.
Following the recent EU-Western Balkans summit in Sofia, DW collated German internet comments on the prospective enlargement. How did people in the Western Balkans respond?
German Chancellor Angela Merkel has visited Skopje to add her voice to calls that the Balkans nation rename itself as "North Macedonia." The dispute has long hobbled ties with Greece and integration into the West.
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