About: ethnic tension

Global Europe 05-05-2021

Troubles pile up ahead of Ethiopia’s first polls under Abiy

Ethiopia is set to hold elections in a month, but with war in the north, ethnic violence elsewhere and major logistical hurdles, the path to credible polls is littered with obstacles.
Europe's East 28-02-2018

Hungary summons Ukraine envoy over building attack

Hungary said yesterday (27 February) it had summoned Kyiv's envoy to warn against rising "extremism" after an ethnic-Hungarian cultural building in western Ukraine was attacked for the second time in a month.
Enlargement 04-05-2017

Chizhov: There is an alternative to Euro-Atlantic integration

Vladimir Chizhov, Russia's ambassador to the EU, told a group of journalists yesterday (3 May) that his country could offer an alternative to Macedonia, to the Western Balkans and to any countries, as, in his view, “there is always an alternative to Euro-Atlantic integration”.
Enlargement 07-06-2013

Protests over ID numbers highlight Bosnia’s divisions

Thousands of protestors blockaded parliament in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo yesterday (6 June), venting anger over a political dispute over ID numbers that has left the country unable to register newborn babies for months.
Enlargement 25-03-2013

Macedonia avoids clashes over local election

Macedonia held a trouble-free municipal election yesterday (24 March) despite recent ethnic and political unrest, in a boost for the Balkan country's hopes to start European Union entry talks later this year.