Groups of men live in squats on the Serbian side of the border with Hungary, waiting for their chance to enter the EU.
Men living in transit camps on the EU's borders are at risk of exploitation and violence.
The foreign secretary will host a summit in London this summer on helping Balkan states join the EU.
Preparing for the birthday party in Pristina.
Europe's youngest state badly wants into the EU, but the hurdles in place are high.
Ex-Bosnian Serb wartime general Ratko Mladic appears in court in The Hague.
Former commander of the Bosnian Serb army Ratko Mladic has been found guilty of war crimes and crimes against humanity. Survivors of the atrocities have today welcomed the long-awaited news.
General Ratko Mladić – convicted of war crimes and genocide.
Bosnian Serb general found guilty of genocide.
Displaced team Velež Mostar FC’s far less glamorous postwar home, in the village of Vrapčići.
In many countries sports like football brings people together, but in Bosnia it re-emphasises the divides.
Memorial to early 1990s war in Sarajevo, Bosnia.
Everyone has forgotten there were almost as many asylum seekers in Europe in the early 1990s as today.
Over a period of 30 years, millions of criminals and political prisoners were sent to Soviet labor camps.
The recently translated letters of Latvian poet and journalist Arsenii Formakov depict everyday life – and suffering – in the Gulag.
Graves at the memorial center Potocari, near Srebrenica.
AP Photo/Amel Emric
How long does it take to make peace? Decades after the end of the Bosnian war, just one in six residents felt that country had reached reconciliation.
People pass posters of Serbian prime minister Aleksandar Vucic, in Novi Sad, Serbia March 18, 2017.
Serbians go to poll on April 2. Will the country's trend of illiberalism and authoritarianism continue its three-year run?
Migrants don’t all have the same types of capital.
The experience of Serbian Londoners shows how migrants should not be treated as a single group.
Kosovo fans cheer as their team takes on Finland at a September 2016 football match.
In Kosovo's long struggle to gain international recognition of its statehood, football has helped the country achieve major goals.
Director James Comey makes it official: The FBI is investigating allegations of Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
Russian interference in the U.S. election is part of a bigger pattern, according to a former ambassador from Montenegro to NATO.
Children wave Albanian and Kosovar flags for Kosovo independence day, February 2016.
Recent events in France have triggered more tensions in the Balkans. But analysis should focus on regional tendencies to lean towards Russia or the US than on catastrophic scenarios.
Migrants, blocked from going further into Europe, sit in a park in central Belgrade.
Blocked from crossing borders further into Europe, migrants are turning to smugglers.
Ed S. Johovac
Louis Monroy Santander has been looking at how locals in the town of Sanski Most are moving on after a brutal conflict.
Refugees collect water as they wait to be registered at a centre in Presevo, Serbia.
Too long stigmatised as Europe's outsiders, the people of Serbia are seizing an opportunity to change their country's image.
The memorial in Srebrenica.
In the run up to the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, nationalists are fuelling divisions.
The bodies of some of the thousands of men and boys murdered in Srebrenica.
Russia is the latest to deny 1995 massacre was genocide. Why is it so hard to agree on this issue?
Here we go again? Ukrainian servicemen in training.
A fragile ceasefire deal is just about holding in Ukraine, but hopes for its long-term success are not high. It is clear that the war for eastern Ukraine is far from over. And most ominously of all, it…