The protests over the Kosovo agreement revealed deep divisions among Serbia's right-wingers, but they could still become a serious force if they tap into public disappointment with the government.
The recent revival of hate speech, mainly targeting Serbs, presents an unwelcome challenge for the government - and for the country as it prepares to join the EU.
In the Balkans’ biggest refugee camp, Roma who fled the Kosovo war have spent months without electricity in metal containers after the huts they used to live in burned down.
Before his controversial appointment as defence minister, Talat Xhaferi received a suspended jail sentence for obstructing a policeman in his duties, Balkan Insight can reveal.
A political crisis has led to ethnic tensions and street violence in Macedonia, while leaders who could combat prejudice and nationalism have been fanning the flames instead.
Politicians and tabloids were jubilant but the war crimes acquittal of Yugoslav general Momcilo Perisic didn't mean much to Serbs who've long been cynical about the Hague court.
A bitter land dispute between an iconic Serbian Orthodox monastery and two Kosovo companies has sparked protests and threatened to damage fragile ethnic relations.
A row has erupted over the appointment of former ethnic Albanian rebel commander turned politician Talat Xhaferi as Macedonia’s new defence minister.
Belgrade’s decision to give Hague war crimes defendants more financial support when the country is so short of money says much about the nation’s priorities.
The dilemma over whether to erect bilingual signs in the iconic border town in the face of hostile demonstrations poses a test for Croatia’s democratic legitimacy.
The Albanian prime minister’s efforts to reinvent himself as a model patriot before elections this year might be purely opportunistic but could stoke tensions and alienate key allies.
The conciliatory messages by Ante Gotovina, the Croatian general recently acquitted by the Hague Tribunal, have disappointed Croatian far right.
He had made a successful transition from guerrilla leader to politician - until The Hague threw its spanner in the works, not once but twice.
The Hague Tribunal’s decision that two Croatian generals were innocent of war crimes leaves serious questions unanswered.
While entity courts face an increased caseload from the war crimes strategy, the question is where funds for urgently needed extra prosecutors will come from.
Key dates and events in transitional justice in Serbia.
Key dates and events in the Bosnia war.