Serbia and Macedonia are urging the European Union to come up with an action plan to respond to the influx of migrants into Europe.
The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) announced on August 25 that human rights activists from Russia, Afghanistan, and the Balkans have been named as the finalists for the 2015 Vaclav Havel Human Rights Prize.
Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev has said that four countries have been added to its import ban list for foreign food.
A former Yugoslav and Serbian general has been arrested in Montenegro on suspicion of having committed war crimes in the 1990s.
One person was killed and several others injured in an explosion at a weapons factory in Montenegro.
In a new report, the U.S. State Department strongly criticizes Islamic State (IS) militants -- as well as the Russian, Iranian, and Azerbaijani governments -- for human rights abuses.
Welcome to the new normal. After more than a year of conflict in Ukraine, the standoff between Russia and the West has become routine -- and it is becoming institutionalized.
A new video from militant group Islamic State's media arm could be its first "consolidated message targeted at the Balkans."
The survey's results appear to dash the widely held assumption about the former communist countries of Europe that while they performed poorly in many areas, at least students there were well educated in math and science.
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has praised Montenegro, saying on April 15 it has made "real progress towards membership of NATO."
The European Commissioner for Neighborhood Policy and Enlargement Negotiations has urged Montenegro to start implementing legislation already passed in the country in order to move closer to both EU and NATO membership.
European soccer's governing body, UEFA, has opened disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro and Russia after a May 27 European championship qualifying match was abandoned due to crowd violence.