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thumbnailMedical sector arrests show action in Croatia's corruption fight
2012-11-19Croatia's anti-corruption police arrested 76 pharmaceutical company management and doctors in a bribery scandal.
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.
thumbnailGreek economic crisis highlights the real cost of corruption
2012-03-28Bribery as a way of life in Greece has undermined the country, but attitudes may be changing.
thumbnailUN: corruption remains major concern across Western Balkans
2011-05-18The average bribe ranged from 103 euros in Albania to 1,212 euros in Macedonia.
Romanian prosecutors charge border, customs officers
2011-04-28BUCHAREST, Romania -- Anti-graft prosecutors filed charges Wednesday (April 27th) against 66 customs and police officers serving at the northern Sire...
Romania asks EP to lift Severin's immunity
2011-04-06BUCHAREST, Romania -- The Justice Ministry announced on Tuesday (April 5th) that the government has asked the European Parliament to lift the immunit...
INA chief arrested in bribery probe
2011-03-27ZAGREB, Croatia -- Police arrested Bojan Milkovic, CEO of the Croatian state energy company INA, Friday (March 25th) on suspicion of bribery. His off...
Romania's Ponta urges EP's Severin to step down amid scandal
2011-03-23BUCHAREST, Romania -- Social Democratic Party (PSD) leader Victor Ponta on Tuesday (March 22nd) urged fellow party member Adrian Severin to resign af...
EP member Thaler resigns amid bribery scandal
2011-03-22STRASBOURG, France -- European Parliament (EP) member and Special Rapporteur for Macedonia Zoran Thaler resigned on Monday (March 21st) amid a corrup...
EP investigates Romanian member for bribery
2011-03-21STRASBOURG, France -- The European Parliament (EP) opened an investigation Sunday (March 20th) into allegations that a Romanian member and two collea...
Greece to sue Siemens over bribery scandal
2011-01-25ATHENS, Greece -- The government announced on Monday (January 24th) it will take legal action against the German electronics giant Siemens over alleg...
Finland investigates armoured vehicles deal with Croatia
2011-01-04HELSINKI, Finland -- Finnish authorities announced on Monday (January 3rd) they have launched a preliminary investigation into suspected bribery in t...
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Regional police increase action against illegal drugs, traffickingRegional police increase action against illegal drugs, trafficking

Police 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.

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