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thumbnailEU, NATO call on Russia to 'stop being part of the problem' in Ukraine
2014-04-16After 10 days of on-going occupations and attacks on state institutions and government buildings in eastern Ukraine, an official in Kiev announces an "anti-terrorist" operation.
thumbnailBalkan countries join forces in fight against crime
2014-04-11A new police centre joins BiH, Serbia and Montenegro to boost co-operation and regional security.
thumbnailAnalysts and officials blame Kremlin for Lugansk standoff
2014-04-10While authorities in Kiev continue negotiations with masked gunmen who took over a government building in Lugansk, the West warns the Kremlin to stop being "catalysts behind the chaos" in eastern Ukraine.
thumbnailExperts: Unrest in Ukraine is 'well-planned' Kremlin provocation
2014-04-09On-going shootings and attacks on government buildings in eastern Ukraine are part of the Kremlin's federalisation effort to control the whole country, analysts and officials say.
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.
thumbnailGreece and Albania willing to agree on maritime border
2013-12-18Signing a border demarcation agreement is in the interest of both countries and peoples, officials said.
thumbnailBalkan countries strengthen airport border security
2013-12-12Co-operation among airport border police in the region is gaining momentum.
thumbnailCroatia tightens border security ahead of EU accession
2013-05-23Police in Croatia and BiH arrested more than 30 people accused of smuggling illegal migrants into the EU.
thumbnailGreek fence up at Turkish border as immigrants come by sea
2013-01-02As a fence to curb illegal immigration from Turkey to Greece goes up, some immigrants and asylum seekers are taking more dangerous and costly routes across the sea.
thumbnailMoldova looking to boost nuclear detection capabilities at border
2011-07-06Days after Moldova arrests six for allegedly attempting to smuggle nuclear material, law enforcement tells its side of the story and works to beef up detection capabilities.
Macedonia, Kosovo to set up joint border patrols
2011-04-03SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Macedonia's Interior Minister Gordana Jankulovska and her visiting Kosovo counterpart Bajram Rexhepi signed an agreement on Frid...
Armed German woman arrested at Albanian-Greek border
2010-12-06TIRANA, Albania -- A German citizen carrying four hidden guns was arrested at the border with Greece late Sunday (December 5th). Police said the 43-y...
Illegal border crossings down in Greece
2010-11-25ATHENS, Greece -- Local media reported Wednesday (November 24th) that the flow of illegal immigrants trying to enter the EU through Greece has droppe...
thumbnailMerkel: no corruption at the EU borders
2010-10-13German Chancellor Angela Merkel urged the Romanian authorities to prevent graft at the EU's eastern borders if Bucharest joins the Schengen area next year
Greek farmers scale back protests but maintain border blockade
2010-02-07ATHENS, Greece -- Protesting farmers scaled back their blockades of some of the main roads across the country Saturday (February 6th) but kept their...
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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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