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...
Regional officials say the recent personnel changes in the EU will have a positive impact on their countries' relationship with Brussels.