A joint security and defence strategy could resolve recession impacts on the sector in the Southeast European countries, experts say.
A proposal to ban smoking in closed public spaces may be difficult to enforce.
Moldova seeks Romania's expertise in efforts to join the EU.
An additional fiber optic network helps broaden Kosovo's telecommunications infrastructure.
Conservatives say the internationally popular television series portrays the Ottoman Sultan in a blasphemous way.
German and some EU officials' warning that Croatia is not ready for membership sparks split reactions in the blogosphere.
The Greek store, Jumbo, operates in Greece, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Macedonia and Albania. Also in business news: Croatia will invest around 106 million euros in reviving its national air carrier.
Single ethnicity parties dominate the Balkan political scene, representing a history of inter-ethnic conflicts that left behind a lack of trust between different groups.
Weekly organic markets are becoming more popular in Turkey.