Justice and law enforcement

thumbnailKosovo and Macedonia co-operate on terrorism, cross-border crime
2015-01-12The two countries signed a memorandum of understanding to advance collaboration between their prosecutors' offices.
thumbnailBiH police work to boost co-operation against international crime
2015-01-06A recent agreement between BiH and EUROPOL will increase security in the Balkan nation.
thumbnailEU, Balkan countries to increase law enforcement co-operation
2014-12-30The Union approved funding for a new project to fight organised crime and enhance border security.
thumbnailRegional co-operation results in war crime arrests
2014-12-23Police in Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina joined forces to arrest 15 individuals suspected of war crimes, showing the importance of regional co-operation.
thumbnailMacedonia, Croatia tackle corruption
2014-12-16Officials' involvement in organised crime raises the issue of cross-border security.
thumbnailOSCE project aims to increase regional terrorism-fighting capacities
2014-12-12Serbia, Macedonia and Montenegro are joining an OSCE initiative that aims to increase the countries' abilities to fight organised crime and terrorism.
thumbnailBiH continues anti-terrorism efforts
2014-11-21Experts laud police action, say terrorism financers and trainers should be arrested next.
thumbnailBiH police develops regional co-operation
2014-11-14Authorities intensify the fight against money laundering and narcotics trafficking.
thumbnailBalkan police co-operation reduces organised car theft
2014-10-27Efforts by the authorities as well as the end of duty tariffs on car imports have had an impact.
thumbnailKaradzic verdict could be turning point in BiH
2014-10-22Experts and officials said that the Karadzic verdict could help unify BiH.
thumbnailLighter sentences sought in Greece corruption cases
2014-10-21The efforts coincide with government calls for lesser sentences but bigger fines.
thumbnailNew police operations in the Balkans against Islamic extremists
2014-09-15Authorities in Kosovo and Bosnia and Herzegovina detain more people suspected of ties to violent extremist organisations.
thumbnailBiH war crimes arrests lauded by ICTY
2014-09-05ICTY chief prosecutor Serge Brammertz said the country's progress in dealing with war criminals is evident.
thumbnailLaw to slow terrorists in Romania stirs privacy debate
2014-08-22Officials said 13 million pre-paid cards are used in Romania and, apart from terrorism, they can be misused in a wide range of illegal activities.
thumbnailProbe against Serbian general is only the first, prosecutor says
2014-08-14The Serbian War Crimes Prosecution ordered an investigation of the military general Dragan Zivanovic, the first general suspected by the Serbian judiciary of command responsibility for war crimes in Kosovo.
thumbnailNew anti-smoking law in Albania creates controversy
2014-08-08Bloggers are divided whether the government can implement the law and protect public health.
thumbnailKosovo promises to co-operate with war crimes investigation
2014-08-06Indictments by an EU task force are expected to be filed once a special court is established next year.
thumbnailTrial in 2012 fatal nightclub fire stirs up Serbia
2014-07-16The trial raised questions about the judiciary, as well as safety conditions at clubs.
thumbnailMacedonia hopes for calm after days of protests, riots
2014-07-10A Skopje court sentenced six people for 2012 murders that officials say were committed to put ethnic Macedonians and Albanians in conflict.
thumbnailGreece offers leniency to corruption convicts
2014-07-08Greek authorities ponder a pay-to-stay-out-of-jail option for individuals convicted of corruption.
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Citizens and activists strongly condemn acts of terrorism that are creating a fear of Muslims in the region.

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