The historic Banja Luka mosque, which has been under reconstruction since 2001, is due to be completed by the end of the year.
Several nations receive Russian gas via Ukraine. In other business news: Albania's credit rating sees improvement and Turkey's military spending surpasses Canada.
Recently appointed as head of the OSCE monitoring mission in Ukraine, Turkish diplomat Ertugrul Apakan brings experience and expertise to the mission, officials and analysts say.
After years riddled with scandal, officials are taking steps to end corruption and crime in football.
Cultural societies in Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia are paving the way toward co-existence.
European Union and Turkish tobacco experts set the rules aimed at ending the use of tobacco in Europe.
The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs initiative allows citizens of Balkan states and Turkey to test their knowledge abroad.
A new initiative proposes EU member candidate states be given an opportunity to more readily present their views in Brussels.
After boycotting the referendum, Crimean Tatars became open targets for the local militia and Russia as well, experts warn.
Tourism revenue in Montenegro is expected to grow more than 17 percent from last year. Also in business news: Turkey will begin to renegotiate its Customs Union Agreement with the EU by June.