Ten years after Kosovo became independent, ethnic Albanians and Serbs are embroiled in conflict. Serbian nationalists want to split away and join Serbia. In the town of Mitrovica, the divisions run deep.
The European Commission has implored EU nations to start membership talks with Albania and North Macedonia. But while the two countries may have taken "major steps," some existing EU members aren't keen to welcome them.
The war in Kosovo ended 20 years ago. In the capital, Pristina, an exhibition dedicated to the children killed during the fighting has opened.
Football officials in Montenegro fired national coach Ljubisa Tumbakovic after he refused to lead the team in a qualifier with Kosovo. Tumbakovic's homeland Serbia does not recognize Kosovo as a country.
Balkan leaders are in Berlin to "exchange opinions" with Germany's Angela Merkel and France's Emmanuel Macron. The mini-summit is to focus on the bid to revive the talks between Belgrade and Pristina.
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