Judicial system

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.
thumbnailBloggers: Nastase's case shows progress in Romania's justice system
2014-01-17A new verdict against Romania's former prime minister indicates the judiciary's growing independence and is a step forward in the country's anti-corruption efforts, bloggers say.
thumbnailBloggers warn about the influence on justice in Romania
2013-10-25Bloggers criticise a decision by Romania's general prosecutor to remove anti-corruption prosecutor Lucian Papici.
thumbnailPolice protection available to judges in Kosovo
2013-07-10Authorities said they consider the safety of judges essential for a functional judiciary.
thumbnailSuspect held in Zagreb bomb attacks
2013-01-15An NGO calls the police investigation quick and comprehensive.
thumbnailKosovo institutions address the status of war survivors of sexual abuse
2012-12-27According to the Pristina UN women's office, the status of sexual violence survivors in Kosovo is part of the post-armed conflict challenges in the country.
thumbnailBalkans overloaded with unsolved court cases
2012-12-14Resolving litigation quickly is a condition that regional countries have to meet for EU integration.
thumbnailSerbia's constitutional court gives judges their jobs back
2012-07-23Experts say the latest judicial decision signifies a failure of the 2009 judicial reform implemented by the outgoing Serbian government.
thumbnailJustice comes slowly for Croatian citizens
2012-03-17Thousands of cases in Croatian courts wait for verdicts, even after decades.
thumbnailBad debts turn up heat on Kosovo Energy Corporation
2012-03-01Consumers delinquent on their power bills could dim prospects for privatisation of the Kosovo Energy Corporation.
thumbnailKosovo judiciary endures threats
2012-02-07International and domestic watchdogs report that pervasive political pressure and threats against judicial officials blur Kosovo's separation of powers.
thumbnailJudicial reform talks under way in BiH
2011-06-15The talks averted a potentially damaging showdown between the High Representative and RS.
EU's Reding: close justice chapter in Croatian talks by June
2011-05-18ZAGREB, Croatia -- EU Justice Commissioner Viviane Reding has recommended to EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele that talks with Croatia on the...
Inzko warns against challenging BiH Court and Prosecutor's Office
2011-04-26SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- High Representative Valentin Inzko says the international community will not allow the BiH Court and Prosec...
EU calls for dialogue on BiH Court and Prosecutor's Office issue
2011-04-25SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- The EU is ready to help find a way out of the situation created when Republika Srpska's (RS) parliament dec...
PIC condemns RS's decision to call referendum
2011-04-17SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- The Peace Implementation Council (PIC) ambassadors condemned on Friday (April 15th) a decision by Republika...
RS to organise referendum on BiH Court and Prosecutor's Office
2011-04-14BANJA LUKA, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- Republika Srpska's (RS) parliament decided on Wednesday (April 13th) to call a referendum on High Represe...
RS parliament to debate BiH Court, Prosecutor's Office
2011-04-13BANJA LUKA, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- Republika Srpska's (RS) parliament convenes a special session Wednesday (April 13th) to debate the validi...
Politicians warn Turkish Army against interfering in judiciary
2011-04-08ANKARA, Turkey -- Political officials criticised the army Thursday (April 7th) for allegedly trying to interfere in the work of the judiciary. The re...
Topi, UNICEF official discuss care for minors
2011-03-24TIRANA, Albania -- President Bamir Topi discussed state care for minors with UNICEF's Regional Director for Central and Eastern Europe Steven Allen o...
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