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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.
thumbnailJoint military exercise strengthens Balkan armies
2014-08-25Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.
thumbnailGreece prepares trial against Golden Dawn
2014-08-25The trial could be one of the most important in Greece's recent history, analysts say.
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.
thumbnailMilitary medicine connects Balkan armies
2014-08-11Armies in the region have been improving their co-operation through joint military medicine activities.
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.
thumbnailKosovo to address religious intolerance
2014-08-05The president seeks greater institutional co-operation to reduce religious hate speech and vandalism.
thumbnailNATO general says Alliance is focused on Ukraine, terrorism
2014-08-04NATO's top general said that nations in the alliance are co-operating to combat extremism.
thumbnailEU accession means a busy summer for Serbia's Parliament
2014-08-01Lawmakers say they are committed to meeting the EU deadlines to move the accession process along.
thumbnailJoint drills enhance military co-operation and mutual confidence
2014-08-01Military exercises brought allies and partners together to deepen strategic co-operation.
thumbnailSerbia considers law to speed up privatisation
2014-07-30The proposed law, which would be supported by a loan from the World Bank, is being considered by Parliament. In other business news: optimism grows for the economy's future in southeast Europe.
thumbnailOSCE explores ways to prevent extremism in the Balkans
2014-07-28Experts discuss approaches to counter radicalisation of potential terrorists.
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