BANJA LUKA -- The Serb Republic (RS) has a new government, headed by Zeljka Cvijanovic, who has embarked on her second term as prime minister.
BELGRADE -- Croatian First Deputy PM Vesna Pusic says her country "has helped Serbia on its path toward the European Union and will continue to do so."
ZAGREB -- The remains of 20 Serbs killed in the armed clashes in Croatia were identified at the forensic institute of the School of Medicine in Zagreb on Wednesday.
BELGRADE -- The arrival of the Chinese premier to Serbia heralds serious intentions to strengthen ties with European countries, the Croatian daily Jutarnji List writes.
ZAGREB -- 61.5 percent of Croatians are in favor of blocking Serbia's EU membership, "until all open issues between the two countries have been resolved."
VIENNA -- Chairman of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Presidency Mladen Ivanic says he is confident that "not even Serbia would not recognize the possible independence of the RS."
SKOPJE -- Nine people have been injured in a traffic accident near the Macedonian capital of Skopje.
China's Prime Minister Li Keqiang says the Third Meeting of Heads of Government and China and Central and Eastern European Countries (CEECs) will produce the Belgrade Guidelines, which will propose a number of initiatives to strengthen all-round cooperation.
"We can disagree over the status (of Kosovo) for the next 200 years, but that does not mean that we should hate each other, that we should not do business with each other."