Contrary to most anthems typically sung, BiH's wordless anthem has become a symbol of ethnic division and political discord.
Reports indicate that London Olympics will likely draw a significant number of spectators from the Balkans despite the economic crisis.
Many bloggers criticise the proposed solution as acquiescing to what amounts to a Greater Albania.
For the first time, Turkey receives an IMF board seat. German company signs green field investment with Macedonia, and Greece approves building of a gas pipeline from Bulgaria to the Mediterranean.
Ignored by Turkey, reaching out to both the EU and Russia for help, Cyprus is struggling.
Authorities say exposure and increase in domestic violence awareness is part of the fight against the occurrence.