Many countries have closed mosques to the public, making it impossible for worshippers to hold the traditional congregational prayers that are part of Eid al Fitr celebrations.
The patients and the attendants will go through Covid-19 PCR test or samples will be taken for the PCR test for a fee, when entering Turkey from the airports or border gates.
Delays in starting EU membership talks for Albania and North Macedonia, tensions between Serbia and Kosovo and a perception that the EU was slow to help its Balkan partners cope with Covid-19 fuel concern that they might turn toward Russia and China.
Ankara is helping multiple states to overcome the Covid-19 pandemic including, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo, as well as Libya, Italy, and Spain, Israel and Palestine among others.
The virus has infected more than 1,5 million people and killed over 88,000 by spreading to 209 countries and territories. Here are the latest updates for April 8:
With 82 votes against it in 120-seat parliament PM Albin Kurti's cabinet did not survive the motion, initiated by coalition partner Democratic League of Kosovo, less than two months since it came to power.
US envoy to Kosovo and Serbia Richard Grenell says Kosovo's plan to partially lift a tariff on Serbian imports is unacceptable and "must be completely dropped."
Addressing the future of the region, the EU has proposed a new methodology to move Balkan accession forwards, but local politicians are doubtful of its success.
EU enlargement commissioner Oliver Varhelyi says goal remains to embrace Serbia, Kosovo, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and North Macedonia in the economic bloc.
Direct flights were halted in 1998 when war broke out in Kosovo between ethnic Albanian insurgents and Serbian security forces.
Austrian writer Peter Handke, who denied the 1995 Bosnia genocide, also visited former Serbian leader Slobodan Milosevic Milosevic in prison and tried to testify in his favour.
This is the story of Dervis M Korkut, a scholar who helped save Jewish lives and preserve their heritage in Bosnia.
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