2014-06-24The recent seizure of 250 kilograms of cocaine in Bar shows that the country is serious about beating crime and corruption.
2014-05-05Macedonia will co-operate with an international non-governmental organisation to prevent and fight organised crime.
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.
Roma leaders emphasise the importance of protecting vulnerable citizens from the recruiting efforts of ISIL and other radical groups.