Politics

thumbnailLighter sentences sought in Greece corruption cases
2014-10-21The efforts coincide with government calls for lesser sentences but bigger fines.
thumbnailKosovo boy returns home from jihadist camp
2014-10-20Intelligence co-operation leads to boy's repatriation from an ISIL camp in Syria.
thumbnailRegional countries take action against jihadists
2014-10-20Government action against the participation of local citizens in ISIL is crucial for the regional fight against terrorism, experts say.
thumbnailGreece and Serbia improve military co-operation
2014-10-16Greece is an important partner to Serbia in developing its capacities for multi-national operations, EU integration and military education.
thumbnailSerbia and US improve military ties
2014-10-15Washington is helping Serbia assume a new role as a training centre for international forces.
thumbnailNATO science programme promotes security in Balkans
2014-10-10Regional countries participate in NATO cyber-security and other joint projects.
thumbnailKosovo takes steps against Islamic extremism
2014-10-02Authorities arrested 12 imams and continue to monitor radicals that may pose a threat to security.
thumbnailRomania assists Ukraine with cyber defence
2014-10-01The NATO member state provides technical assistance and training to Ukrainian intelligence agencies.
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.
thumbnailTo stem ISIL, region should prevent spread of radical Islamic ideas
2014-09-12Actions by radical Islamists have sparked leaders and experts to call for a ban on radical extremist propaganda.
thumbnailBalkans, Turkey crackdown on ISIL
2014-09-10Regional countries work to address the security risks posed by jihadists returning from Syria and Iraq.
thumbnailFormer deputy prime minister's conviction stirs Romania debate
2014-09-05Bloggers discuss whether a four-year sentence for tax evasion marks progress against corruption.
thumbnailMacedonia and Kosovo support new law sanctioning foreign fighters
2014-08-29Participants in foreign conflicts can receive jail sentences of at least five years.
thumbnailMother appeals for the return of her child taken to Syria
2014-08-29Jihadists from the region going to fight with ISIL are taking children with them, creating fear and condemnation at home.
thumbnailGreece prepares trial against Golden Dawn
2014-08-25The trial could be one of the most important in Greece's recent history, analysts say.
thumbnailJoint military exercise strengthens Balkan armies
2014-08-25Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.
thumbnailCroatia weighs options for its air force
2014-08-22Following the crash of a MiG-21 fighter jet, Croatia debates if it should partner with another nation as part of NATO's Smart Defence programme, or reinvest in its military.
thumbnailISIL's focus on women criticised in Turkey and the Balkans
2014-08-22Citizens and experts urge states to react decisively against ISIL and its propaganda.
thumbnailBalkans put greater emphasis on NATO, EU air traffic regulations
2014-08-20Regional countries try to avoid confusion over Russia's attempt to create a new flight region including Crimea and parts of Ukraine.
thumbnailKosovo citizens condemn ISIL execution by their own citizen
2014-08-11Such images go against the human feelings of everyone, except for the extremists, a Kosovo analyst said.
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Government action against the participation of local citizens in ISIL is crucial for the regional fight against terrorism, experts say.

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