Bulgaria’s euro hopes dealt blow by the ECB

The European Central Bank stated in its biennial report that problems linger in Bulgaria relating to the independence of the country’s central bank, inflation and the lack of structural reforms, the Financial Times reports. Sofia aims to join the ERM, a two-year...

Macedonia jails former PM Gruevski For Two Years

Skopje’s Criminal Court sentenced former Macedonian PM Nikola Gruevski to two years behind bars for his involvement in the illicit secret purchase of a luxury Mercedes, Balkan Insight reports. Judge Dobrila Kacarska said Gruevski solicited the purchase of a...