Slovenia and Croatia have agreed to independent mediation over their disputed border. Analysts say the agreement should remove a major obstacle in Croatia's quest to join the European Union.
Easter eggs are displayed at an Easter market in the Austrian city of Innsbruck on April 19.
Quirky, comical essays explore the relationship between Russian literature and life.
Johnny Weir performs during an exhibition at the US Figure Skating Championships in Spokane, Wash., on Jan. 24.
According to exit polls, Social Democrat law professor, Ivo Josipovic, won more than 60 percent of the vote in Sunday's runoff against Milan Bandic, the populist mayor of Croatia's capital, Zagreb.
A young Pakistani Christian girl eats a piece of bread while playing with her friends (not shown) in a Christian neighborhood in Islamabad, Pakistan, on Wednesday.
The countries' full membership inches the Balkans closer to the borderless idea of Europe and further from the brutal wars of the 1990s.