Pre-election jitters and political uncertainty prompt the stockpiling of food and cash.
Dino Asanaj, head of Kosovo Privatisation Agency, stabbed himself numerous times in his office, according to an autopsy.
Two irreconcilable camps react strongly to a new law banning smoking in one of Europe's heaviest smoking nations.
The World Bank is urging regional countries to undertake fiscal consolidation to stem a growth downturn. Also in business news: Montenegrin companies have a combined debt of more than 400m euros.
With the rising cost of outsourcing services in Asia, countries like Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania are becoming new outsourcing destinations.
The 2012 Night of Museums event was held in 40 European countries last month.