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An international pariah at the end of the 20th century, Serbia has undergone a long rehabilitation so it can approach the EU for membership.
Poland's central bank chief is "embarrassed" by the publication of a secretly recorded discussion between the governor and the interior minister.
The wildly popular "Game of Thrones" TV series could also help re-establish Croatia's reputation as a location for film making.
Trying to push through reform measures in the Balkans to boost competitiveness is "worse than hell", the prime minister of Serbia said.
In the face of booming tourism, Croatia is faced with something of a dilemma: how to build on its natural assets without spoiling them.
For some in eastern Europe, communism helps explains how two small countries managed to triumph in computing.
This “small country for great holidays” suffers the same malaise that hampers other holiday hot spots along the Mediterranean coast.
Investors interested in emerging Europe might consider small-but-vibrant Slovakia, the first ex-Soviet satellite state to join the euro zone.
Foreign investors are not spooked by a bank run in the Bulgaria, the nation's finance minister said.
An economic slowdown in Germany could bode ill for its easterly neigbors, for whom it is the biggest export market.
Slovakia's proximity to Ukraine, which is in conflict with Russia, poses dangers, the Slovak deputy prime minister told CNBC.
Overreliance on Russian gas leaves Europe vulnerable if the Ukraine conflict escalates, analysts warned.
Slovakia's banking industry is "pretty liquid", well-capitalized and has low levels of non-performing loans, says Jozef Sikela CEO of Slovakia's largest commercial bank, Slovenska Sporitelna.
Contagion from Bulgaria’s bank run is viewed as unlikely, but the crisis has put the spotlight back on eastern Europe’s financial sector.
Henning Esskuchen, head of equity research at Erste Bank, says Turkey is an attractive country to invest in with improving businesses.
Russian assets weakened on Monday as the end of the ceasefire between Ukrainian troops and pro-Russian separatists in eastern Ukraine nears.
The European Commission has approved a Bulgarian request to extend a credit line of $2.30 billion in support of banks.
Shares of Bulgaria's First Investment Bank fell more than 20 percent on Friday, as the central bank warned of an attempt to destabilise the country through an organised attack on the banking system.
The Ukrainian President has told CNBC his country will 'defend itself' against Russia if it fails to de-escalate tensions in east Ukraine by Monday.
Secret tapes of Poland’s central bank governor apparently plotting to overthrow the finance minister threaten to throw the country into turmoil.