A US soldier gestures to a North Macedonian armoured vehicles near Kumanovo, North Macedonia. Photo: EPA-EFE/GEORGI LICOVSKI
Citizens of several Balkan countries over the weekend and on Monday have had an opportunity to see displays of military equipment being used for the NATO "Immediate Response" military exercise.
Croatia's High Criminal Court on Monday increased the sentence handed down to Lora military prison commander Tomislav Duic from eight-and-a-half to ten years in prison for war crimes against civilian detainees at the Lora military prison.
The court also increased the sentence handed down to guard Emilio Bungur from four-and-a-half to eight years in prison.
A British woman whose cruise holiday went disastrously wrong when she fell overboard in the middle of the night has hailed Croatia's rescue services for saving her life.
Kay Longstaff, 46, tumbled off the back of the Norwegian Star as it was cruising from Venice to Greece along Croatia's long Adriatic Coast.