Macedonia

thumbnailNATO science programme promotes security in Balkans
2014-10-10Regional countries participate in NATO cyber-security and other joint projects.
thumbnailCroatia to assist Macedonia's EU integration
2014-09-17The two countries will develop twinning projects through which Croatian experts will help Macedonia navigate EU integration.
thumbnailCountries co-operate to form Balkan roaming-free zone
2014-09-16Experts praise the recent agreement to end high roaming charges for cell phone users next year.
thumbnailRegion, Turkey optimistic about new EU leaders
2014-09-15Regional officials say the recent personnel changes in the EU will have a positive impact on their countries' relationship with Brussels.
thumbnailEU, region to work together towards accession
2014-09-08The recent EU conference in Berlin showed that the Union will work to get the Balkans as part of Europe, officials said.
thumbnailThe Balkans confront rogue mosques
2014-09-04Experts said mosques not under control of Islamic Communities breed extremist Islam and recruit jihad fighters.
thumbnailRegional police increase action against illegal drugs, trafficking
2014-09-01Police action in Croatia resulted in an 11 percent increase in the seizure of illegal drugs, and authorities are following new drugs that are emerging on the market.
thumbnailMacedonia, Greek youth NGOs co-operate against prejudices
2014-09-01Initial meetings of youth organisations result in agreements for joint projects.
thumbnailMacedonia and Kosovo support new law sanctioning foreign fighters
2014-08-29Participants in foreign conflicts can receive jail sentences of at least five years.
thumbnailSerbia to open regional military training centre
2014-08-29Belgrade will open a regional training centre next year to strengthen its participation in multi-national operations.
thumbnailVideo of Greek army creates controversy in region
2014-08-28Greece's ambassador to Macedonia said actions on the video are not consistent with the views of the Greek government or its citizens.
thumbnailEU's Creative Europe programme promotes Balkan culture
2014-08-28The Union allocated 1.5 billion euros for cultural and media projects.
thumbnailSerbia, Macedonia police fighting crime in rural areas
2014-08-26A new community policing-based approach improves police access to citizens.
thumbnailJoint military exercise strengthens Balkan armies
2014-08-25Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.
thumbnailISIL's focus on women criticised in Turkey and the Balkans
2014-08-22Citizens and experts urge states to react decisively against ISIL and its propaganda.
thumbnailBalkans put greater emphasis on NATO, EU air traffic regulations
2014-08-20Regional countries try to avoid confusion over Russia's attempt to create a new flight region including Crimea and parts of Ukraine.
thumbnailNATO makes charitable donations in the Balkans
2014-08-19The Alliance provides funds and equipment to children and adults with special needs.
thumbnailMilitary medicine connects Balkan armies
2014-08-11Armies in the region have been improving their co-operation through joint military medicine activities.
thumbnailAlbania and Macedonia inch closer to EU standards
2014-08-11The two countries continue reforms in the judiciary and other key EU accession areas.
thumbnailKosovo citizens condemn ISIL execution by their own citizen
2014-08-11Such images go against the human feelings of everyone, except for the extremists, a Kosovo analyst said.
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