Politics

thumbnailSerbia, Kosovo police discuss shared threats
2015-03-26The first meeting between the police chiefs of Serbia and Kosovo is being hailed as a major step in the region's fight against organised crime.
thumbnailKosovo focuses on NATO membership
2015-03-26Senior officials from the Kosovo Security Force visited NATO headquarters to discuss the force's transformation into an army.
thumbnailUS programme helps Balkans get closer to NATO
2015-03-25Military-to-military co-operation with the US improves several Balkan countries' efforts to advance their defence systems and become NATO members.
thumbnailMontenegro pursues NATO admission
2015-03-24A slew of reforms and awareness campaigns are among the steps Montenegro is taking to secure NATO membership before the end of 2015.
thumbnailBlack Sea naval exercises strengthen regional security
2015-03-23A NATO-led maritime operation in the Black Sea begins amid growing concerns over Ukraine.
thumbnailArmed forces train leaders for new global challenges
2015-03-23The British Embassy in Macedonia held training for 30 high-ranking officials in the security sector.
thumbnailSerbia, NATO improve military co-operation
2015-03-20Co-operation with the Alliance will help Serbia modernise its defence system and improve the country's military capabilities.
thumbnailSerbia crash spotlights peril for migrants
2015-03-20A deadly accident involving refugees from Syria and other war zones draws attention to a growing crisis for some Balkan states.
thumbnailAlbania reaffirms commitment to NATO
2015-03-19Albania remains committed to the NATO Readiness Action Plan, which "ensures that the Alliance is ready to respond swiftly and firmly to new security challenges."
thumbnailCloser ties with NATO improve democracy in Serbia
2015-03-18Co-operation with NATO will benefit ordinary citizens by improving security, human rights and the capacities of independent institutions.
thumbnailKosovo-Serbia agreement paves way for unified judiciary
2015-03-17Kosovo and Serbia discussed the justice system in northern Kosovo as talks restarted after a year-long hiatus.
thumbnailCalls mount for NATO enlargement
2015-03-17Faster accession to NATO would insulate Balkan states from Russian influence, experts say.
thumbnailSerbia improves military co-operation with Hungary
2015-03-16Military-to-military co-operation between the two neighbouring countries is important for regional and global peace and Serbia's military development.
thumbnailBalkan nations contribute to anti-ISIL coalition
2015-03-16Countries in the region are contributing to the fight against ISIL by providing weapons, sharing law-enforcement information and strengthening legislation against foreign fighters.
thumbnailKosovo, UK partner against crime
2015-03-13A new deal tightens ties between law enforcement agencies in Kosovo, Great Britain and Northern Ireland.
thumbnailKFOR remains vital for regional stability, development
2015-03-12By ensuring freedom of movement and a safe and secure environment, KFOR helps improve Kosovo society and regional stability, officials and experts agree.
thumbnailMacedonia revamps military
2015-03-10A recruitment drive started what Macedonian officials call the "rejuvenation of the army."
thumbnailMontenegrin activists work to increase support for NATO
2015-03-09NATO membership is beneficial because it improves democratic principles, state security and EU integration, experts and citizens say.
thumbnailRegional countries pledge to strengthen co-operation against terrorism
2015-03-09Southeast Europe officials reaffirmed their commitment to intensify co-operation in the fight against terrorism and the effort to stop foreign fighters.
thumbnailPolice urged to boost control in Bosnia's Wahhabi villages
2015-03-06The appearance of ISIL flags and propaganda in some BiH villages has prompted citizens and officials to call for action.
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