Freedom House says restrictive new laws and violence against journalists resulted in a global decline of press freedom during 2014, bringing the world's press freedom to its lowest point in more than 10 years.
Serbia's Interior Ministry says police have arrested 15 people suspected of trafficking migrants.
Authorities in Serbia say at least 50 people have been injured and 41 arrested after fierce clashes involving fans of rival Belgrade soccer clubs Red Star and Partizan.
Dozens of preschool children at state-run day-care centers in the Bosnian capital, Sarajevo, reportedly have become sick with symptoms associated with food poisoning.
Serbian aviation authorities say a jet carrying Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic to the Vatican on April 17 was forced to turn back because the co-pilot spilled coffee on the instrument panel.
A Belgrade-based nongovernmental organization has revoked the invitation sent to Kosovar Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci to attend a regional conference later this week.
Serbian authorities have threatened to arrest Kosovar Foreign Minister Hashim Thaci, who is scheduled to attend a regional conference in Belgrade next week.
The EU will host new talks next week between the prime ministers of Serbia and Kosovo.
Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic canceled an official visit to the Vatican on April 17 after his plane had to return to Belgrade due to engine trouble.
Former Croatian Serb rebel leader Goran Hadzic arrived in Serbia late on April 15 after the UN's International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) ordered his provisional release.
Human Rights Watch has condemned what it says is “harassment and abuse” of asylum seekers and migrants by police in Serbia.
Amnesty International (AI) says hundreds of Roma who were forcibly evicted from their Belgrade homes in 2012 have not been resettled despite Serbia receiving EU funds for the project.