Widespread reports of voter intimidation have emerged in Kosovo, where local elections on Sunday have been closely watched as a barometer of ethnic sentiment in the divided country.
The Turkish president has brought together more than 20,000 people in the Bosnian capital to back his election bid. But some leaders are worried his growing influence in the Balkans could lead to regional instability.
Turkey's Recep Tayyip Erdogan is set to appear at a large rally in Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Bosniak leaders are eager to welcome the strongman, who portrays himself as the protector of Balkan Muslims.
A senior Serbian politician ignored an entry ban for Kosovo and was dramatically arrested. The issue has sparked tensions between the countries as they attempt to normalize their relations.
The Kosovo Serb minority party says it will withdraw from the Kosovo government after the dramatic arrest of a senior Serb politician. The move could spell the end of Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj's term in office.
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