By pressing charges stemming from corruption against one of Serbia's most influential businessmen, observers said the state is earning the public's support.
Despite calls for tolerance and co-operation, the Islamic Religious Community boycotted the recent world religious conference.
Turkey and the Balkans show signs of progress following investments in medical services.
The shooting of 29 immigrant workers in Greece last month set off a howl of protest and sparked debates on blogs.
The joint working groups will target the Nabucco gas pipeline. Also in business news: The International Financial Corporation is holding bank training for financial employees in the region.
Economic opportunity and education are necessary tools in halting spread of extremism among youth.
Yad Vashem recognises the rescue of Jews during the Nazi-occupied Greece.