Coal-fired power plants account for a significant share of the region’s power generation, with most burning highly polluting lignite.
No sign of an end to regional crisis caused by Kosovo's 100% import tariffs on products from Serbia and Bosnia, as Serbian president warns failure to resolve situation could lead to an escalation of violence.
Politically motivated tariffs introduced after Pristina's bid to join Interpol failed due to Serbian pressure on member countries to vote against Kosovo's membership.
Serb nationalist politician is the new holder of Bosnia’s rotating tripartite presidency despite advocating for the breakup of the country.
Milorad Dodik, who wants Bosnia's Serb entity Republika Srpska to secede from Bosnia, will become the Serb member of the state-level presidency.