U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry called on Kosovo's opposition leaders to stop tear gassing legislators, while urging the Balkan nation's government to stick to its plans to heal ethnic divisions.
Montenegro is a small country with a small army of about 2,000 soldiers. But its invitation to join NATO sends a strong message to Moscow that Russian cannot divide Europe into spheres of influence.
Kosovo's opposition says it will begin street protests in an effort to force the government to cancel deals with Serbia and Montenegro after its lawmakers were barred from parliament after using tear gas to end a session.
Opposition legislators in Kosovo have once again released tear gas in the chamber of parliament. The incident follows the arrest of 86 opposition members at the weekend. (RFE/RL's Balkan Service)
Montenegro's Western-leaning government hopes NATO will offer it membership in December. But pro-Russian parties are seeking to sabotage the prospect with street protests.
The director of a weapons plant in Serbia has confirmed that at least two of the assault rifles used by Islamic militants during the Paris terrorist attacks on November 13 were manufactured by his company in the early 1990s.
Serbian farmers spend a second day stuck at a police roadblock, preventing them take a protest to the streets of Belgrade. (RFE/RL's Balkan Service)
About 1,000 people, described by authorities in Skopje as economic migrants, have staged a protest on the border of Greece and Macedonia.
After 16 years, NATO has lifted airspace restrictions over Serbia which it first imposed during in 1999 conflict in Kosovo. (RFE/RL's Balkan Service)
Serbia and Macedonia have begun restricting the entry of refugees to those from certain countries, leaving hundreds of people stranded on borders.
A gunman who fatally shot two soldiers and injured five other people on Sarajevo’s outskirts has killed himself, after Bosnian police surrounded the home in which he was holed up.
Police clashed with demonstrators outside Kosovo's parliament in Pristina for a second straight day, after the arrest of an opposition lawmaker.