Thursday, 30th June 2022

West Balkan leaders head to EU summit to talk membership

Albania, Serbia and North Macedonia have criticized the slow progress on their EU membership bids. With Ukraine on the fast track, Western Balkan leaders are meeting with their EU counterparts — but hold out little hope.


16 Mar 2020
The political crisis in Adamawa State chapter of the Peoples Democratic Party is deepening as a faction of the party has commenced statewide registration of members in the 226 wards in the state.
29 Mar 2020
For the past 15 years, North Macedonia has been a candidate to join the European Union. Its application has recently made sudden progress in Brussels. In this small Balkan state, which went so far as to change its name to meet European criteria, what does the young generation think of the country's EU membership bid? Our reporters went to the capital Skopje to meet young Macedonians, who are torn between hope and disillusion over the European dream.
23 Apr 2020
We look at what's at stake ahead of the EU coronavirus video summit. Also, The New York Times explains why the pandemic has exacerbated world hunger, nearly doubling the number of people who don't have enough to eat. Finally, an elderly couple on either side of the German-Danish border become local celebrities for their determination to see each other despite the lockdown!
17 Jun 2020
Edo elections: Wike blasts Oshiomhole as Obaseki resigns membership with APC
25 Jul 2020
Friendships end easily over money. After an unsuccessful weekend, the EU is continuing talks on a €1.8 trillion deal — but German Chancellor Angela Merkel seems more confident. DW's Bernd Riegert reports from Brussels.
14 Feb 2021
Group institutes lawsuit to stop APC membership registration, validation in Kwara
12 Feb 2021
Oshiomhole faults APC membership revalidation exercise
16 Feb 2021
Osun Ex-Deputy Governor, Iyiola Omisore picks APC membership card
11 Apr 2021
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says NATO should speed up Ukraine's path toward membership, arguing that there is no other way to prevent further conflict in the eastern Donbass region.
26 May 2021
EU leaders have hailed the introduction of a bloc-wide COVID pass to allow tourist travel over summer. Member states also pledged to donate at least 100 million COVID-19 vaccine doses to poorer countries in 2021.
3 Sep 2021
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky has met with US President Joe Biden in the Oval Office. He pressed for a firm commitment on NATO membership from the US, but got little encouragement.
25 Oct 2021
Angela Merkel was praised as the "Eiffel Tower" of the European Union at her 107th, and likely final, leaders' summit. Even former US President Barack Obama sent a video message to Brussels for her.