Romania

thumbnailNATO expands presence in Eastern Europe
2015-02-23Recent security threats have prompted NATO to heighten readiness in Eastern Europe, Balkan security experts say.
thumbnailWestern Balkans continue co-operation against terrorism, extremism
2015-02-19Experts point to the importance of regional and international co-operation among prosecutors in the fight against terrorism and extremism.
thumbnailGood governance in Romania includes civil society
2015-01-19NGOs have expertise to assist authorities in the battle against corruption, analysts say.
thumbnailKosovo and Macedonia co-operate on terrorism, cross-border crime
2015-01-12The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding to advance collaboration between their prosecutors' offices.
thumbnailRegional forces work with US to promote peace, stability
2015-01-05Regional security forces co-operate with the US Marines to boost their peacekeeping capacities through joint military exercises.
thumbnailEuropean reforms, fight against corruption, priorities for Moldova
2014-12-31The new administration in Chisinau has to start taking firmer measures to meet European standards, experts say.
thumbnailGreece, Cyprus determined to thwart ISIL recruits, gunrunners
2014-12-29The recent arrest of eight suspects indicates Greece and Cyprus are used as a conduit to Syria by extremist fighters and ammunition suppliers.
thumbnailBalkan forces remain in Afghanistan with new NATO mission
2014-12-26The region is determined to continue making contributions to global security.
thumbnailRegion strives to protect legal migrants
2014-12-11New projects in the region will help to protect legal migrants' human rights.
thumbnailSerbia-Romania border checkpoint to boost cultural and commercial ties
2014-11-27Serbia and Romania are the perfect model of bilateral co-operation, experts say.
thumbnailRomanian leader focuses on corruption, strategic partnerships
2014-11-25Klaus Iohannis acted swiftly to clamp down on corruption, reassure allies.
thumbnailDanube enhances co-operation between Croatia, Serbia
2014-11-24In order to improve tourism capacity, co-operation and cultural understanding, the two countries have joined together on several projects
thumbnailRomania assists Ukraine with cyber defence
2014-10-01The NATO member state provides technical assistance and training to Ukrainian intelligence agencies.
thumbnailGas pipeline to boost economy and energy security in Moldova
2014-09-18The pipeline represents a vital energy alternative for Moldova, officials and analysts say.
thumbnailRussia's tensions with Ukraine could affect energy in the Balkans
2014-09-17Ukraine's loss of gas from Russia is expected to influence energy prices and supplies in the Balkans.
thumbnailDebate on Croatia's pace implementing EU directives
2014-09-12Some view the EU's directives as helpful but others as overwhelming to businesses.
thumbnailFormer deputy prime minister's conviction stirs Romania debate
2014-09-05Bloggers discuss whether a four-year sentence for tax evasion marks progress against corruption.
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.
thumbnailLaw to slow terrorists in Romania stirs privacy debate
2014-08-22Officials said 13 million pre-paid cards are used in Romania and, apart from terrorism, they can be misused in a wide range of illegal activities.
thumbnailSerbia considers law to speed up privatisation
2014-07-30The proposed law, which would be supported by a loan from the World Bank, is being considered by Parliament. In other business news: optimism grows for the economy's future in southeast Europe.
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Islamic Community acts to stop ISIL recruitmentIslamic Community acts to stop ISIL recruitment

Citizens and experts support the Islamic Community's efforts to stop people from joining ISIL and to reintegrate them into society when they return.

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