One of the towns hardest hit by the flooding in the Balkans is the town of Obrenovac. Thousands evacuated from the town are staying in makeshift housing in the the Serbian captial, Belgrade. Freelance journalist Mitra Nazar has been listening to their stories.
Correspondent David Chanatry reports that although the Kosovo economy is fragile at the moment, the country's leaders and citizens are determined to succeed - as long as Serbia doesn't stand in their way.
In the Middle East, Africa and even possibly the United States, the world created by World War I is starting to unravel. Now resurrecting that century-old history may be the best guide to understanding modern wars.