The Belgrade court decisions on war crimes committed in Kosovo will help improve the relationship between Albanians and Serbs, experts and citizens said.
The arrests of five suspects bring a long-desired relief from a terror group's actions.
A loan from the IMF will help Albania undertake economic reforms. Also in business news: Turkey wants to increase its 20 percent stake in the Trans-Anatolia Gas Pipeline project to 30 percent by April.
The bilateral agreement establishes a common labour market between the two countries.
Improving the financial climate will attract investment, the Union said. In other business news: Bulgaria and Macedonia seek more funding for Corridor 8.
Regional governments recognise the economic potential of increasingly export-oriented domestic firms.
Balkan countries call for Turkish investors to expand business and economic ties in a wide range of niche sectors that have untapped potential.
Quarterly economic growth registers at 1.7 percent in Romania, Eurostat says. In other business news: Turkey ranks third in a list of the world's friendliest destinations for Muslim travellers; Albania encourages Italian investment.
The Kosovo Security Force is capable of responding to natural and man-made emergency situations.
Bulgaria's failure to deal with illegal waste depots violates EU regulations and raises the issue of the waste management problems in the region.