thumbnailEU, BiH join forces to combat weapons smuggling
2014-02-03BiH has made headway in reducing illegal weapons smuggling by working with the EU and its member countries.
thumbnailRomania-Moldova co-operation curbs smuggling
2014-01-31Regional security has improved as Romania and Moldova have worked together to reduce smuggling, officials say.
thumbnailTurkey, Balkans fight nuclear trafficking
2014-01-02Governments are co-operating with international law enforcement bodies to address the threat.
thumbnailBalkans claim victories against contraband cigarettes
2013-07-11Hundreds of thousands of counterfeit cigarettes have been confiscated and police have arrested several suspects accused of smuggling across the region.
thumbnailRegional effort against smuggling and counterfeit goods intensifies
2013-01-25Experts say co-operation among regional countries is important in battling smuggled goods.
thumbnailWorld unites to combat illegal trade in tobacco
2012-11-23A new treaty promotes international efforts to address the economic and public health effects of the tobacco black market.
Greek police seize stash of smuggled cigarettes
2011-04-13ATHENS, Greece -- Police arrested six people Tuesday (April 12th) and seized a huge amount of smuggled cigarettes in an operation on the eastern part...
Europol: Balkans is new route for cocaine smugglers
2011-01-04THE HAGUE, The Netherlands -- Latin American crime groups dealing with cocaine see the Balkans as a new route for smuggling the drugs into Europe, ac...
Serbian police arrest suspected weapons smuggler
2010-12-06BELGRADE, Serbia -- Police arrested a Bosnian citizen Saturday (December 4th) suspected of weapons smuggling. Police Director Milorad Veljovic told T...
BiH police smash weapons smuggling network
2010-11-19SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- Authorities announced on Thursday (November 18th) the arrests of 12 people suspected of belonging to a weap...
Croatian police bust international drugs, arms smuggling ring
2010-10-05ZAGREB, Croatia -- Police have busted an international drug and arms smuggling ring, local media reported on Monday (October 4th). Seven Croatian cit...
Serbia charges two with cigarettes smuggling
2010-10-04BELGRADE, Serbia -- The organised crime prosecution office has pressed charges against Tref Rent car company owner Bojana Bajrusevic and former custo...
Bosnian police arrest 60 for smuggling
2010-09-23SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) -- Police arrested 60 people on Wednesday (September 22nd), including 22 police officers, for suspected smuggl...
Serbia arrests weapons smugglers
2010-09-10BELGRADE, Serbia -- The Security and Information Agency (BIA) announced on Friday (September 10th) the arrests of seven people, as well as the seizur...
Greece seizes stash of smuggled cigarettes
2010-01-08ATHENS, Greece -- Coast guard personnel seized 3.9 million packs of contraband cigarettes aboard a cargo ship sailing under the flag of Togo on Wedne...
Iran arrests Turkish citizens for smuggling fuel
2010-01-04TEHRAN, Iran -- Security forces have arrested ten Turkish citizens on charges of fuel smuggling, the Anadolu news agency reported on Sunday (January...
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