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...
2011-05-10PODGORICA, Montenegro -- Four people accused of murdering senior police official Slavoljub Scekic were sentenced on Monday (May 9th) to a total of 12...
2011-05-08BELGRADE, Serbia -- Interior Minister Ivica Dacic announced on Friday (May 6th) that Brazilian police have arrested at least four Serbian citizens as...
2011-05-06SOFIA, Bulgaria -- UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon supported on Thursday (May 5th) Bulgaria's fight against organised crime, reassuring officials th...
2011-02-17Can the EU's mission in Kosovo effectively step in to ensure rule of law?
2010-11-25Former Bulgarian Interior Minister Rumen Petkov has called for a probe into allegations he met with organised crime bosses back in 2006 to discuss the redistribution of the local drug market.
2010-11-03Mafia networks in the Balkans frequently flee across borders to escape justice. A new extradition agreement may help stop that.
2010-09-30ZAGREB, Croatia -- Mladen Barisic, head of the Customs Administration and Finance Ministry, was detained on Wednesday (September 29th) in Zagreb. He...
Ongoing efforts of political parties and NGOs help fuel peaceful transformation.