2014-02-12Islamic extremists try to recruit the most economically devastated prisoners by offering assistance.
2013-10-15Prison vacations and other benefits can lead to breakouts, officials say.
2013-01-25The government has invested 52 million euros in construction and renovation of jails.
2012-11-29Steps are being taken throughout the region to improve prison management and increase security.
2012-02-08The number of prisoners exceeds the prison capacity by almost 50%, but new efforts are under way to relieve Serbia's penal system.
2012-02-06Women comprise less than 3% of the total prison population, compared to about 10% of inmates from foreign countries. Yet both groups present different challenges.
2012-01-05A new 39m euro prison expected to be completed in early 2014 has been plagued by delays and rising costs.
2011-11-22The Council of Europe's watchdog panel gave Kosovo's prison system a mixed review.
2010-08-23SKOPJE, Macedonia -- Two inmates escaped the Idrizovo prison in Skopje on Sunday (August 22nd). They were serving sentences of 16 and 29 months respe...
Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.