Amid increasing number of injuries, police in Kosovo and the region appeal to citizens to stop discharging firearms at celebrations.
The number of small tourist facilities in region is growing despite the lack of funds.
Bloggers object to initiatives preventing the government to carry out a four-year mandate, despite two early elections and six consecutive electoral victories.
Losses in both crops and euros are plaguing the region due to the lack of water. Also in business news: Bulgaria and Russia signed a protocol on the technical aspects of the Bulgarian section of the South Stream gas pipeline.
Serbians are urging the government for domestic reforms, regardless of EU accession.
The 2012 Olympic Games in London provided memories, lessons and inspiration for the region.