Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic acknowledged that at least one Russian spy had made contact with members of his country’s military. Photograph: Koca Sulejmanovic/EPA

The United States has accused Russia of trying to destabilise Europe and urged Serbia to take action over Moscow’s intelligence operations against Be(...)

Serbian president Aleksandar Vucic, who  will meet European Commission president Jean-Claude Juncker in Brussels on Tuesday. Photograph:  Andrej Isakovic/AFP

Balkan leaders have been invited to Brussels amid concern over their countries’ prospects for membership of the European Union, following the bloc’s d(...)

Serbia’s president Aleksandar Vucic: ‘It should be an agreement where both sides would lose to an equal degree to enable both sides to gain to an equal degree.’ Photograph: Reuters

US officials and congressmen have urged Serbia and Kosovo to finally thrash out a historic deal to establish normal relations, as Washington boosts it(...)

Macedonian prime minister Zoran Zaev said his government wanted to work with the opposition to prepare the necessary constitutional amendments within 15 days to change the country’s name. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty Images

The United States and the European Union have praised Macedonia’s parliament for approving a deal with Athens to change the country’s name, despite a (...)

Macedonia’s prime minister Zoram Zaev:  his government secured the 80 seats it needed after persuading deputies to break ranks with the right-wing VMRO-DPMNE. Photograph: Robert Atanasovski/AFP/Getty

Macedonia’s parliament has narrowly approved a deal with Athens to change its name and open up its path to EU and Nato membership, despite fierce crit(...)