Cultural development and security grow when regional countries assist one another, experts said.
The authorities are showing results in fighting organised crime groups that smuggle Kosovo citizens abroad.
Officials said regional cadets and doctors training at Turkey's facilities will help military forces throughout the region.
Bulgaria takes measures to deal with overwhelming influx of asylum seekers from Syria and prevent illegal entries into the country, officials in Sofia say.
The increase of drug use in Kosovo is prompting action by the government and police.
The Serbian Investment and Export Promotion Agency scandal has triggered a debate on the efficiency of state agencies and whether the existence of some of them is justified.
Experts blame the Taliban for a polio outbreak in Syria that now threatens to spread as refugees flee the civil war.
It is estimated that there are 21 million victims of human trafficking in the world, and the Balkan countries are joining forces to fight this crime.
A referendum in Croatia that would prohibit same-sex marriage discriminates against the LGBT community and opposes EU principles, human rights defenders and some bloggers warn.
After a Roma couple accused of kidnapping a child were arrested in Greece, pressure on the minority group has increased throughout Europe.
The beginning of the heating season is bringing focus to the issue of energy poverty.
A four-year police investigation comes to an end, bringing more than 70 arrests on drug charges.
Humanitarian aid from EU member states and NGOs, as well as numerous donations, will help Bulgaria to deal with the influx of refugees from Syria.
Twenty years after the conflicts in the region, the Serbian and Croatian armies take part in joint missions and projects.
The death of 7-month-old Belmina Ibrišević is uniting citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina in demanding action from the country's politicians.