Former Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj will be returning to Kosovo, after the UN war crimes tribunal granted his request for provisional release.
In what is the sixth criminal investigation for the former prime minister, Ivo Sanader faces charges of misuse of position and taking money from the country's budget.
Installed just half a year before elections, the new coalition government in Romania must avoid the temptation of populist measures amid a still fragile economy, experts say.
Two controversial articles of the Kosovo penal code that threatened media freedom created significant domestic and international opposition.
The consequences of crop failure to regional economies are severe, yet the reasons few farmers are insured is a matter of debate.
Agriculture, food and energy are sectors catching Qatar's eye. Also in business news: Turkey's long-term rating outlook in foreign and local currency falls and Serbia kicks off a huge trade fair in Kragujevac.
Recent efforts to ban the activities of ultranationalist groups in Serbia and Croatia have drawn both scepticism and praise.
The Jewish minority in the Balkans has been a lasting presence for hundreds of years.