2014-09-04Experts said mosques not under control of Islamic Communities breed extremist Islam and recruit jihad fighters.
2014-08-25Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.
2014-08-22Citizens and experts urge states to react decisively against ISIL and its propaganda.
2014-08-20Regional countries try to avoid confusion over Russia's attempt to create a new flight region including Crimea and parts of Ukraine.
2014-08-06Indictments by an EU task force are expected to be filed once a special court is established next year.
2014-08-04NATO's top general said that nations in the alliance are co-operating to combat extremism.
2014-07-04Open discussion on security issues and direct contacts among young opinion-makers of the three entities is crucial for regional progress, according to experts and youth.
2014-06-23The move follows an explosion at the Kosovo A power plant that resulted in multiple deaths and injuries.
2014-06-04The fund said Athens does not need to impose new austerity measures this year. Also in business news: Bulgaria leads the region in Foreign Policy magazine's Baseline Profitability Index.
2014-04-02Reforms allow Athens to tap into bailout money set aside by international lenders. In other business news: Improved economic conditions allow Cyprus to drop its ceiling on daily cash withdrawals.
2014-03-24A group of extremists who have joined the Russian paramilitary forces in Crimea do not represent the state, experts tell SETimes.
2014-03-05A lack of transparency has been the most common form of political influence in the education system.
2014-02-18The Kosovo Security Force is capable of responding to natural and man-made emergency situations.
2014-02-17Bulgaria's failure to deal with illegal waste depots violates EU regulations and raises the issue of the waste management problems in the region.
2014-02-12Islamic extremists try to recruit the most economically devastated prisoners by offering assistance.
2014-02-12With the help of an EU programme, Croatia is tackling unemployment for citizens younger than 25. Also in business news: the 2014 Balkan Economic Summit was held in Bursa, Turkey, and Romania and Bulgaria saw an increase in exports last year.
2014-02-10Officials and analysts said that the public is frustrated by poverty, unemployment and the lack of a solid government.
2014-02-06Experts say young people who were subjected to the trauma of the Balkan conflicts are more inclined to turn to violence, but Turkey can be a stabilising presence in the region.
2014-01-21The return of radicalised fighters from Syria and the threat of new recruits have prompted amendments and new laws in at least three countries.
2014-01-17Officials said secularism is a sacred value in Kosovo.
Regional officials say the recent personnel changes in the EU will have a positive impact on their countries' relationship with Brussels.