The verdict against former Croatia Prime Minister Ivo Sanader has great importance for the fight against corruption in the country, experts said.
Bilateral agreements consolidate mechanisms to maintain and exchange classified information.
NATO membership has helped to reform Albania's military sector, as well as benefitted its economy.
Bloggers argue against construction at Banja Luka's Kastel fortress as well as other historical monuments.
Russia's Gazprom will reduce gas prices by 20 percent as part of the agreement. Also in business news: Turkey officially introduced the prototype of the first national tank and Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras is embarking on an investment tour next week.
The global obesity pandemic is sweeping through Southeast Europe, experts warn, pointing to lack of physical activity and poor diet as the main culprits.
At a recent regional initiative, volunteers handed out leaflets and posters reading, "Human beings do not have a price," aiming to reach the entire region with its message.