Some argue that recognising Kosovo's independence would bring political and economic stability to the region, but Bosnian Serbs remain resistant.
More variety, cross-regional packages and alternative tourism mark this year's fair.
Serbia's presidential election runoff is scheduled for May 20th, although the current ruling party will likely remain in power. Bloggers debate the results of the election.
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.
It is estimated that only 30% of Roma in Turkey are literate.