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Regional police benefit from introducing EU standards, practices

2014-09-02

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Nations are sharing ways to accomplish the goals of community policing.
Regional police increase action against illegal drugs, trafficking

2014-09-01

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Police action in Croatia resulted in an 11 percent increase in the seizure of illegal drugs, and authorities are following new drugs that are emergin...
Macedonia, Greek youth NGOs co-operate against prejudices

2014-09-01

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Initial meetings of youth organisations result in agreements for joint projects.
Macedonia and Kosovo support new law sanctioning foreign fighters

2014-08-29

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Participants in foreign conflicts can receive jail sentences of at least five years.
Serbia to open regional military training centre

2014-08-29

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Belgrade will open a regional training centre next year to strengthen its participation in multi-national operations.
Mother appeals for the return of her child taken to Syria

2014-08-29

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Jihadists from the region going to fight with ISIL are taking children with them, creating fear and condemnation at home.
Video of Greek army creates controversy in region

2014-08-28

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Greece's ambassador to Macedonia said actions on the video are not consistent with the views of the Greek government or its citizens.
EU's Creative Europe programme promotes Balkan culture

2014-08-28

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The Union allocated 1.5 billion euros for cultural and media projects.
Regional armies improve co-operation through NATO programme

2014-08-27

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Through bilateral, regional and NATO partnerships, Balkan armies support regional safety.
Serbia, Albania and Kosovo advance security co-operation

2014-08-27

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The countries make incremental steps to improving relations.
Serbia, Macedonia police fighting crime in rural areas

2014-08-26

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A new community policing-based approach improves police access to citizens.
Joint military exercise strengthens Balkan armies

2014-08-25

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Participating countries said the exercise increases regional co-operation and supports regional security.
Greece prepares trial against Golden Dawn

2014-08-25

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The trial could be one of the most important in Greece's recent history, analysts say.
Law to slow terrorists in Romania stirs privacy debate

2014-08-22

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Officials 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.
Croatia weighs options for its air force

2014-08-22

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Following 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 r...
ISIL's focus on women criticised in Turkey and the Balkans

2014-08-22

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Citizens and experts urge states to react decisively against ISIL and its propaganda.
Balkan Muslims condemn destruction of religious shrines by ISIL

2014-08-21

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Muslims speak out against the Islamic States of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) destroying mosques and churches.
Montenegro sees increase in tourists from Ukraine

2014-08-21

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Unrest in Crimea and eastern Ukraine is causing many to holiday in Montenegro.
Celebrating two decades of regional film connections

2014-08-20

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The Sarajevo Film Festival is celebrating its 20th successful year.
Balkans put greater emphasis on NATO, EU air traffic regulations

2014-08-20

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Regional countries try to avoid confusion over Russia's attempt to create a new flight region including Crimea and parts of Ukraine.
NATO makes charitable donations in the Balkans

2014-08-19

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The Alliance provides funds and equipment to children and adults with special needs.
Balkans take precautions against spread of Ebola

2014-08-18

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Experts warn that Ebola is a major threat to the region and could be used as a weapon by terrorists.
Weapons training at youth camp draws criticism in Serbia

2014-08-18

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Video records of children who are learning how to shoot replica Kalashnikovs in a mountain camp of an unrecognized Orthodox Church triggered a debate...
Muslims reject ISIL's changes to Quran

2014-08-18

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"If you intend to exterminate and win the right to kill every human being who is not a believer, than you have to change this part of Quran," an Isla...
Kosovo seeks new protocol with Serbia on missing persons

2014-08-15

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Better exchange of information will bring closure, according to bloggers.
Balkans suffering through another round of flooding

2014-08-15

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International and regional co-operation is needed for flood relief and prevention, officials and experts say.
Operation against extremists in Kosovo continuing, official says

2014-08-15

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More than 40 people were arrested in a large operation across Kosovo for recruiting fighters for ISIL and al-Nusra.
Probe against Serbian general is only the first, prosecutor says

2014-08-14

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The Serbian War Crimes Prosecution ordered an investigation of the military general Dragan Zivanovic, the first general suspected by the Serbian judi...
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Police action in Croatia resulted in an 11 percent increase in the seizure of illegal drugs, and authorities are following new drugs that are emerging on the market.

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