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thumbnailCroatia's Forex scam should be a lesson, EP says
2014-03-17The biggest financial scam in Croatia will likely serve as a warning to citizens, who can also learn to be cautious through information from the EU.
thumbnailCountries increase confiscation of criminal assets
2014-02-05By seizing criminals' assets, countries in the region hope to prevent corruption and crime.
thumbnailLatest banking scandal shakes Greece
2014-01-30The former chairman of Hellenic Postbank and other executives and businessmen are among 29 people charged in a loan scheme worth about 500 million euros.
thumbnailEU criticises attacks on judicial independence
2014-01-30The European Union's executive arm is voicing concerns about Romanian politicians' opposition to anti-corruption measures.
thumbnailEconomic freedom on the rise in many Balkan countries
2014-01-17Bulgaria registered the highest improvement in freedom from corruption, though reforms are still necessary to increase transparency and establish a real competitive market environment.
thumbnailEU integration, corruption, refugees remain key challenges for the region in 2014
2013-12-30Southeast Europe needs to strengthen anti-corruption efforts to reach progress in EU integration process, officials and analysts say.
thumbnailUN report calls upon BiH to improve anti-corruption efforts
2013-12-04Corruption in Bosnia and Herzegovina hurts the business climate and deters both local and foreign investment, officials say.
thumbnailEU urges BiH to boost high-level corruption action
2013-11-15BiH should take more sufficient steps to fight high-level corruption, the EU says.
thumbnailSerbian MPs commit to anti-corruption
2013-09-18Strengthening the role of the parliament and MPs, and motivating citizens to take a part in the fight against corruption are the main goals of a new anti-corruption organisation in Serbia.
thumbnailWebsite allows citizens to track municipal budgets
2013-08-02Experts said the website will increase citizen participation in determining municipal budgetary priorities.
thumbnailMontenegro to establish a state anti-corruption agency
2013-07-31The new office will focus on anti-corruption efforts at all levels and is a crucial component of the country's EU accession efforts.
thumbnailCroatia's anti-corruption efforts uncertain
2013-06-18The country is making headway in its anti-corruption efforts, but critics say more must be done.
thumbnailIntegrity is key in fight against corruption
2013-01-22Macedonia may create a model system to promote integrity through an exchange of information from anti-corruption agencies.
thumbnailProbe widens in Greek tourism scandal
2013-01-17Fraud is alleged in the handling of missing money.
thumbnailBanker's arrest may be a turning point on corruption
2012-12-31The December arrest could signal a new stance in Athens on fighting corruption.
thumbnailSerbia tycoon arrested on corruption charge
2012-12-13Serbian police arrested one of the wealthiest people in Serbia, Miroslav Miskovic, on suspicion of manipulation during the privatisation of road companies.
thumbnailWeary of corruption, Greece turns to the internet
2012-11-16Two Greek-language websites aim to pinpoint the methods, locations and sectors comprising bribery in the country.
thumbnailSerbian anti-corruption agency looks for new leader
2012-11-15The state makes reforms to the Serbia Anti-Corruption Agency after allegations of wrongdoing were leveled at its director.
thumbnailOfficials in Kosovo, Slovenia accused of corruption
2012-10-03Nothing will change in the fight against corruption in Southeast European countries unless the arrests and indictments of corrupt officials are followed by trials, convictions and verdicts, analysts say.
thumbnailKosovo arrests high-profile officials for corruption
2012-09-14The recent arrests could assist in implementing the rule of law in Kosovo, one analyst said.
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