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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.
thumbnailBalkans, Turkey crackdown on ISIL
2014-09-10Regional countries work to address the security risks posed by jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq.
thumbnailGreece defends handling of illegal immigrants
2014-09-08Human rights groups and the opposition criticise light court sentences and a dropped investigation into violence against immigrants.
thumbnailMother appeals for the return of her child taken to Syria
2014-08-29Jihadists from the region going to fight with ISIL are taking children with them, creating fear and condemnation at home.
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.
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.
thumbnailMilitary medicine connects Balkan armies
2014-08-11Armies in the region have been improving their co-operation through joint military medicine activities.
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.
thumbnailIslamic community disavows terrorism, extremist organisations
2014-07-30Muslims increasingly perceive ISIL and Boko Haram as criminal rather than religious organisations.
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.
thumbnailCroatia expecting 1.5 billion-euro tourism project
2014-07-09Work is expected to begin this year in the southern town of Sibenik. In other business news: the Eurozone approves aid for Cyprus and Greece; Bulgaria avoids a financial crisis.
thumbnailMuslims in the Balkans refute ISIL's so-called caliphate
2014-07-09Citizens from different countries in the region said they belong to Europe.
thumbnailBelgrade riverfront to see large investment project
2014-07-02Eagle Hills is investing up to 4 billion euros to develop property on the Sava River. In other business news: Ukraine, Georgia and Moldova signed free-trade pacts with the EU.
thumbnailBiH's monuments from Ottoman era returning to their old glow
2014-06-25With assistance from Turkey, the reconstruction of historic and religious landmarks is under way in BiH.
thumbnailFlooding in Bulgaria damages tourism, agricultural industries
2014-06-25Authorities say the flooding has damaged important infrastructure that will need to be repaired. In other business news: A research group warns of corruption in the business sector.
thumbnailCultural projects across the Aegean bring Greece, Turkey closer together
2014-06-24Joint programmes boost communal relations and reconciliation among Greek and Turkish communities.
thumbnailThe reality of Syria jihad, as told by young returnee
2014-06-23A Moroccan just back from fighting in Syria has a message for other young men seeking foreign jihad: don't go.
thumbnailTurkey and Croatia look to improve business ties
2014-06-17Business leaders seek opportunities for new investment and deeper co-operation.
thumbnailTurkey hosts Balkan youth to boost interaction
2014-06-10A new initiative would tell Turkey's story to future leaders of Balkan countries.
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