Thousands of cases in Croatian courts wait for verdicts, even after decades.
Terrorism-related acts are punishable by at least five years in prison, according to a new penal code.
A treaty attempting to regulate the Internet and other areas due to concerns of intellectual property continues to draw criticism.
Turkey puts the first ship of its Landing Craft Tank project to sea. In other business news: Fitch has good news for Greece, and egg prices in Bulgaria more than double.
EU integration has generated many opportunities for the two Balkan countries, but much remains to be done, analysts say.
Once in a nation that provided women with far-reaching rights and status, to an extent unprecedented in any Muslim country, women in Turkey today face a number of problems.