2014-01-15A recently discovered corruption scheme involves hundreds of doctors and pharmacists.
2013-12-13Efforts against organised crime by police and the courts are slowly showing results in the Balkans, but more needs to be done, experts and citizens said.
2013-11-18Security experts said illegal gambling funds other elements of organised crime and terrorism.
2013-09-02Illegal operations threaten rare and protected fish.
2013-07-31Joint actions by the Kosovo police and EULEX have resulted in success, but the country needs to learn to stand on its own, mission officials say.
2013-07-12International co-operation is the most efficient way to deal with organised crime, which has become "a serious threat" in the region, experts warn.
2013-05-13Co-ordinated international police action packs a punch to drug group.
2013-05-09Naser Kelmendi is suspected of running one a major drug trafficking routes through the Balkans.
2013-05-07Kosovo analysts said a recent criminal case highlights the need for government regulations.
2012-12-24Cross-border co-operation is necessary to win the fight against organised crime, analysts say.
2012-12-15Many bloggers say wiretapping is necessary, but privacy should be protected.
2012-12-05The countries from the Western Balkans should form a joint Balkan police force, similar to Interpol, to strengthen the fight against organised crime, analysts say.
2012-09-27As the chair of the Organisation of the Black Sea Economic Co-operation, Turkey has placed a priority on combating transnational crime in the region.
2012-02-13Serbian authorities are hoping that with the arrests of four notorious criminals they have dealt a decisive blow to organised crime.
2012-01-13The specialised court opened in Bulgaria after a six-month delay, but many are cautious in their expectations.
2011-11-30Continued interethnic and transnational criminal activity in the Balkans leads to a co-ordinated regional approach among investigators and leaders.
2011-10-25Authorities say several recent stings show they are making inroads, but is it enough?
2011-10-20Ideology and ethnicity are no barriers as local politicians divvy up the loot.
2011-09-26People in Katunitsa insist that their protests following the death of a local teenager are not ethnically motivated, and that they just want to see justice served.
2011-05-18PRISTINA, Kosovo -- EULEX announced the arrest of a Kosovo Serb outside Zubin Potok, for suspected involvement in organised crime. According to a EUL...
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