VELIKA KLADUSA, Bosnia Hundreds of migrants hoping to reach the European Union are sheltering in forests and ruined former factory buildings near Bosnia's border with Croatia, with the cold setting in and conditions becoming more miserable.
SUBOTICA, Serbia Dozens of migrants from the Middle East and Africa have set up tents outside Subotica, a town in northern Serbia, with a view to sneaking over the nearby border with Hungary and on to Western Europe.
PODGORICA President Milo Djukanovic's pro-Western party suffered a major setback in Montenegro's parliamentary election, results showed on Monday, winning most votes but losing its majority and so requiring a coalition partner to stay in power.
PODGORICA The pro-Western Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) of President Milo Djukanovic was narrowly ahead of Montenegro's pro-Serbian and pro-Russian alliance in parliamentary elections on Sunday, pollster CEMI said in a preliminary forecast.
VUCJAK, Bosnia Bowing to international pressure, Bosnian authorities agreed on Friday to dismantle a makeshift refugee camp of freezing snow-covered tents, but some migrants living there have been refusing food in protest at being resettled.
NEAR BIHAC, Bosnia Hundreds of migrants from the Middle East and Asia living in a freezing camp in the forests of Bosnia are short of food and bedding and at growing risk as the bitter Balkan winter approaches, aid workers say.
SKOPJE North Macedonia held its first Gay Pride march on Saturday, in a test of the conservative Balkan country's record on respecting minority rights as it seeks to join the European Union.
CANNES, France Twenty-five years after taking the festival by storm with "Pulp Fiction", Quentin Tarantino's latest movie has already clinched an award at Cannes - thanks to a dog in a show-stealing fight scene. | Video
TETOVO, Macedonia, Oct 30 Even in mild autumn
mornings, people gasp for breath in acrid air in Tetovo, an
ancient city at the foothills of the Shar Mountain and one of
the top 10 most polluted places in Europe.
BIHAC, Bosnia Many refugees and migrants, some showing their cuts and bruises, accuse Croatian police of beating them before turning them back as they try to cross from Bosnia, an increasingly popular Balkan transit point as other borders into the European Union close.