After a scandal sparked by suspicion that the doctoral theses of certain Serbian politicians were plagiarised, about 1,800 Serbian scientists and professors submitted a petition to the Serbian government and called for "the protection of academic honour."
Bloggers argue on the way to EU membership, women need to join the highest decision-making positons in government.
Money from the conference will be used to support Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. In other business news: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development approves a credit line for Albania's Deposit Insurance Agency (ADIA).
Some believe that the verdict is the first step in exposing the truth about what happened in Srebrenica in 1995.
Macedonia launches reconstruction projects to protect Ottoman period mosques and other historical buildings.