A training centre in Sarajevo offers regional militaries a NATO-based course in tactics against insurgents and an opportunity to exchange experiences from peace missions.
Military co-operation between Turkey and Montenegro will benefit Podgorica's NATO bid, officials say.
Serbia's 2015 chairmanship of the OSCE could be a chance to improve the country's diplomacy, but analysts said Belgrade will find itself in a difficult position between its neighbours.
Serbia is ready to participate in the fight against ISIL, Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said.
Intelligence co-operation leads to boy's repatriation from an ISIL camp in Syria.
The proposal has been welcomed as an effort to increase cultural diplomacy between the two countries.
Turkish and Balkan universities signed a protocol to establish an association in order to boost academic ties between universities across the region.
Experts praise the recent agreement to end high roaming charges for cell phone users next year.
Regional officials say the recent personnel changes in the EU will have a positive impact on their countries' relationship with Brussels.
Regional countries work to address the security risks posed by jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq.