Bulgarian seamstress manufactures EU flags in a factory in Parvomai

Delegations choose their leaders

Most Parliament delegations for relations with foreign countries have decided on their chairpersons.

General elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Uncertainty hangs over Bosnian elections

European Commission says that doubts over the legitimacy of the elections will not prevent it working with the next government.

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the EU Commission in Brussels

Kazakhstan strikes deal with EU

Barroso describes enhanced framework agreement as a sign to Russia that the EU’s relations with post-Soviet states are “not a zero-sum game”.

VTB Capital RUSSIA CALLING Investment forum

Putin: a man with a past

A brave new book catalogues what was unknown about Putin’s past – and what Western governments chose to ignore about his system.

President of Kazakhstan Nursultan Nazarbayev at the EU Commission in Brussels

Kazakhstan upgrades ties with EU

EU says enlarged partnership agreement sends a message to Russia that international politics is not a “zero-sum game”.

EU commissioner Fule visits Serbia

Economics moves up EU’s enlargement agenda

Outgoing European commissioner stresses the need for the western Balkans’ economic integration with the EU after year of fitful progress towards EU membership.