2014-04-17The historic Banja Luka mosque, which has been under reconstruction since 2001, is due to be completed by the end of the year.
2014-04-16Several nations receive Russian gas via Ukraine. In other business news: Albania's credit rating sees improvement and Turkey's military spending surpasses Canada.
2014-04-14After years riddled with scandal, officials are taking steps to end corruption and crime in football.
2014-04-10Cultural societies in Croatia, Serbia and Macedonia are paving the way toward co-existence.
2014-04-04European Union and Turkish tobacco experts set the rules aimed at ending the use of tobacco in Europe.
2014-04-01The Erasmus for Young Entrepreneurs initiative allows citizens of Balkan states and Turkey to test their knowledge abroad.
2014-03-31A new initiative proposes EU member candidate states be given an opportunity to more readily present their views in Brussels.
2014-03-31After boycotting the referendum, Crimean Tatars became open targets for the local militia and Russia as well, experts warn.
2014-03-26Tourism 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.
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.
2014-03-13Now in its fourth year, INTERPA is a growing international organisation aimed at improving the quality of police training.
2014-03-11Culinary arts have helped to close the political gap between Turkey and Greece.
2014-03-10Analysts and activists caution religious leaders to be careful about their statements on social networks and elsewhere.
2014-03-07A new liberalised transit permit regime between Bulgaria and Turkey should help businesses and develop the economy in both countries, officials and business owners say.
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.
2014-03-04Helicopter landing sites and water landing strips will improve safety and the economy.
2014-02-28Memories of friendship and solidarity were forged among athletes from the Balkans and Turkey during the 2014 Sochi Games.
The Union sets new criteria for membership candidate countries and potential candidates.