Extremism

thumbnailMacedonia and Kosovo support new law sanctioning foreign fighters
2014-08-29Participants in foreign conflicts can receive jail sentences of at least five years.
thumbnailSerbia to open regional military training centre
2014-08-29Belgrade will open a regional training centre next year to strengthen its participation in multi-national operations.
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.
thumbnailMilitary medicine connects Balkan armies
2014-08-11Armies in the region have been improving their co-operation through joint military medicine activities.
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.
thumbnailPolice in Greece on alert after terrorist's capture
2014-08-08Nikos Maziotis is the mastermind of Revolutionary Struggle, a group active between 2003 and 2009 and known for firing a rocket-propelled grenade into the US Embassy and bombing the Athens Stock Exchange.
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.
thumbnailIslamic community disavows terrorism, extremist organisations
2014-07-30Muslims increasingly perceive ISIL and Boko Haram as criminal rather than religious organisations.
thumbnailOSCE explores ways to prevent extremism in the Balkans
2014-07-28Experts discuss approaches to counter radicalisation of potential terrorists.
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.
thumbnailMuslims in the Balkans refute ISIL's so-called caliphate
2014-07-09Citizens from different countries in the region said they belong to Europe.
thumbnailBloggers debate laws to decrease illegal weapons in the Balkans
2014-07-04Some bloggers argue that rigorous penalties are the only way to address the illegal weapons problem.
thumbnailNATO awaits BiH progress on Alliance membership
2014-07-03An Alliance membership action plan will be activated as soon as the issue of military property registration is resolved.
thumbnailArmies in the Balkans show co-operation in crisis situations
2014-06-30Co-operation demonstrated by armed forces proves valuable in managing natural disasters, experts and officials agree.
thumbnailKosovo arrests three for terrorism, alleged connections with ISIL
2014-06-30People from Kosovo have joined radical Islamic groups, terrorising portions of the Middle East, security analysts said.
thumbnailB-2 and B-52 bombers joint exercises strengthen allies' interoperability
2014-06-27Rare mission to Europe provides allies with opportunity to integrate military tactics.
thumbnailLast batch of Syrian chemical weapons delivered for neutralisation
2014-06-26With the pending neutralisation of the last 90 tonnes of Syria's declared chemical weapons stock, the Cape Ray will have completed a complex and sensitive mission.
thumbnailSerbs exert influence by participating in Kosovo election
2014-06-25The possibility of a change in the ruling coalition in Kosovo will not derail the integration of Kosovo Serbs, experts said.
thumbnailMacedonia to join EU Battle Group exercise
2014-05-23Macedonia will take part in the military manoeuvres Rampant Lion 2014 in Belgium.
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