Analysts give Serbia President Tomislav Nikolic high marks after his first official trip to Brussels.
City authorities have again sparked vivid criticism at home and abroad after relocating Roma families to a contaminated area.
Unlike in most of Western Europe where substance abuse among students has been declining, Bulgarian teens' use of alcohol and drugs is on the rise.
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.
As the region's political leaders find grounds for disagreement, regional religious groups seek common ground.
The 2012 Night of Museums event was held in 40 European countries last month.