Kosovo Prime Minister Hashim Thaci told officials in Washington that the Western Balkans still needs the strong focus and presence of the US and the EU.
Cyprus is the happiest country in Southeast Europe, according to a recent UN-commissioned survey, listing Bulgaria among the ten unhappiest nations in the world.
Regional defense leaders pledged a joint approach to Euro-Atlantic integration and to addressing common security challenges.
The signs are not good for the Albanian economy, and the finger-pointing is well under way.
Bloggers argue statements from Belgrade and Pristina are calculated to avoid organising local elections in the Serbian enclaves in Kosovo on May 6th.
Beating out several Mediterranean locales, the BiH capital was named the best vacation spot. Also in business news: US company Chevron is terminating its activities related to shale gas in Romania for the rest of the year.
The social fabric grows more frayed, with virtually no group unscathed by the economic meltdown.
Croatia, the country of sun, sea and tourism, has yet to fully develop its rich rural homesteads to attract visitors.