2014-04-11A new police centre joins BiH, Serbia and Montenegro to boost co-operation and regional security.
2014-04-09A new water treatment plant will serve both the Greek and Turkish Cypriot communities. In other business news: The European Commission may simplify the rules for Schengen visas in an effort to boost tourism, and air travel in the region is about to become easier.
2014-04-02Reforms allow Athens to tap into bailout money set aside by international lenders. In other business news: Improved economic conditions allow Cyprus to drop its ceiling on daily cash withdrawals.
2014-03-28The European Commission will present an energy plan in June.
2014-03-26Regional countries sign agreements and plan joint projects to improve security and mutual trust.
2014-03-25Officials and regional security experts view the Alliance as crucial to the region's prosperity.
2014-03-24Diplomacy is the only way out of the deadlock in Crimea, officials say.
2014-03-21Officials are trying to prevent imams and others from recruiting Muslims to fight in foreign conflicts.
2014-03-20The annexation of Crimea has many worried about Russian ambition in Eastern Europe.
2014-03-19The cities were chosen based on categories including human resources and life and business environment. Also in business news: Cyprus appoints Georghadji as new central bank governor.
2014-03-14Threats of genocide spurred Kosovo's separation, but no such threat lies in Crimea.
2014-03-14Beijing has made clear that it wants to retain good relations with the new, pro-Western coalition government in Kiev.
2014-03-13Balkan countries remain a dangerous place for journalists, according to a recent report on media freedom.
2014-03-10In hopes of smoothing the relations between Pristina and Belgrade in carrying out the Brussels agreement, KFOR and Serbian Army officials are discussing co-operation.
2014-03-07A decision to build a hydro-electric plant at Lukovo Pole has pitted environmentalists against proponents of renewable energy.
2014-03-06The Belgrade court decisions on war crimes committed in Kosovo will help improve the relationship between Albanians and Serbs, experts and citizens said.
2014-03-06The arrests of five suspects bring a long-desired relief from a terror group's actions.
2014-03-05A 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.
2014-02-27The bilateral agreement establishes a common labour market between the two countries.
2014-02-26Improving the financial climate will attract investment, the Union said. In other business news: Bulgaria and Macedonia seek more funding for Corridor 8.
After years riddled with scandal, officials are taking steps to end corruption and crime in football.