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The leader of Bulgaria's ethnic Turkish party has been ousted from his post and expelled from the party, apparently for declaring support for Turkey in its row with Moscow over the downing of a Russian warplane
PRISTINA – Reuters
Protesting opposition lawmakers released tear gas for the sixth time in Kosovo’s parliament on Dec. 14, in an effort to foil a vote on the government’s 2016 budget, forcing MPs into a side room where the measure was adopted
EDIRNE / SOFIA
Hundreds of trucks and cars were stuck at both sides of the border gate between Bulgaria and Turkey for a second day on Nov. 16, after Bulgaria beefed-up its border security checks following the deadly Paris attacks on Nov. 13
IDOMENI - Reuters
A migrant was electrocuted to death at the Greek-Macedonian border on Dec. 3 during a second successive day of clashes between police and migrants stranded for weeks on the Greek side
SOFIA - Agence France-Presse
Bulgaria's ruling conservative party of Prime Minister Boyko Borisov scored a resounding victory in local elections this weekend, winning mayoral seats in 22 out of the 27 major cities, official results showed on Nov. 2
PRISTINA - The Associated Press
Police entered the headquarters of Kosovo’s main opposition party on Nov. 28 and arrested dozens of people, including one of its leaders who was wanted for the violent actions he has used to disrupt the country’s Parliament
PRISTINA, Kosovo - The Associated Press
Kosovo's Parliament has voted overwhelmingly to ratify a stabilization and association agreement with the European Union, considered a milestone for its economic growth.
BELGRADE – The Associated Press
Four states along Europe’s Balkan refugee corridor shut their borders on Nov. 19 to those not coming from war-torn countries such as Syria, Afghanistan or Iraq, leaving thousands of others seeking a better life in Europe stranded at border crossings
Kosovo on Oct. 27 signed a stabilization and association agreement with the European Union, a milestone expected to promote economic growth in one of Europe's poorest countries.
SARAJEVO - Agence France-Presse
Bosnian police on Nov. 18 arrested five wartime officers and an ex-politician, all ethnic Serbs, suspected of involvement in the deaths of hundreds of civilians during the country's 1990s conflict
SKOPJE - Agence France-Presse
A surge of migrants entered Macedonia at the weekend, with 10,000 crossing into the small Balkan country in 24 hours, police said on Oct. 19.
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