The slain terrorist leader was wrong about Arab Spring, experts believe.
Two days after a war crimes case in Pristina ended with acquittals, Serbia charges Albanians with war crimes.
Some researchers are sceptical of the new budget measures, apprehensive that further measures will cost Greek science in the long run.
Mitrovica's mayor faces a number of challenges, security-and budget-related, and keeps a close eye on the situation.
A new report by Freedom House shows a mixed picture of media freedom in Southeast Europe in 2011. Over the past 12 months, the situation worsened most significantly in Macedonia, while notable improvements were made in Kosovo and Montenegro.
A governmental agreement intended to protect cross-border travel is having the opposite effect, particularly on Albanians in Serbia.
With 193m euros of debt, Montenegro's Zelejzara AD Niksic was bought by a Turkish company. Also in business news: the IMF will loan Kosovo more than 100m euros to create a cash buffer for the country.
Kosovo and Turkey have what former Kosovo President Fatmir Sejdiu describes as "golden relations", strong political and economic ties bound together by religious and cultural affinities developed over more than five centuries of Ottoman rule.
The Jewish minority in the Balkans has been a lasting presence for hundreds of years.