Serbia's government has declared emergency measures to help more than a dozen municipalities where swollen rivers have flooded hundreds of homes, farmland, and roads this week.
The big cleanup was under way after floods in Novi Pazar, in southwest Serbia. As the water receded, it left a trail of mud and destruction. Two bridges were swept away and 100 houses inundated. (RFE/RL's Balkan Service)
Serbia's President Tomislav Nikolic has dissolved the country's parliament and called for early elections on April 24 -- a move requested by Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic.
The Serbian government has formally asked the president to dissolve parliament and call early general elections.
The Balkan migrant route is being choked off. What happens next?
Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic called for early parliamentary elections on April 24, halfway through his term, and said he will seek support for joining the European Union.
Macedonian President Gjorge Ivanov said in an interview with a German newspaper that he may shut down the so-called Balkan route for migrants altogether later this year.
Four Balkan countries announced daily caps on migrant arrivals on February 26, prompting criticism from the head of the United Nations.
Interior ministers from the European Union, Turkey, and the Balkans held fresh talks on February 25 amid major differences over ways to contain an escalating migrant crisis.
Austria and its Balkan neighbors agreed to tighten border controls and warned they may eventually have to shut their borders entirely.
The U.S. Defense Department says it has no evidence to corroborate Serbia's claim that two of its citizens were killed in an air strike in Libya last week.
Hundreds of demonstrators are spending a second night camping in the center of Pristina, the capital of Kosovo, to demand new elections and to try to scuttle the election of a new president.