A four-day visit by the Russian Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin to Belgrade has focussed on highly-sensitive issues such as arms, migration and NATO - and has been overshadowed by some undiplomatic language.
Kosovo is appealing to Brussels to grant its citizens visa-free travel to the EU. But at a time of crises in migration, terrorism and people-smuggling, some are sceptical. A decision on the waiver is expected in the coming days.
EU funds spent on Serbia's reforms were managed efficiently by the European Commission, the European Court of Auditors' special report published today (13 January), concludes. But future projects could be better planned and executed, said the auditors.
This year’s report on Serbia’s progress towards EU accession resulted in an unusual domestic reaction. Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić contested claims by the European Commission about media freedom, at the height of a scandal over the removal of political talk shows from influential TV channels. EurActiv Serbia reports .