A Skopje court sentenced six people for 2012 murders that officials say were committed to put ethnic Macedonians and Albanians in conflict.
Greek authorities ponder a pay-to-stay-out-of-jail option for individuals convicted of corruption.
Some bloggers argue that rigorous penalties are the only way to address the illegal weapons problem.
The recent seizure of 250 kilograms of cocaine in Bar shows that the country is serious about beating crime and corruption.
Under new legislation, anti-corruption and anti-crime institutions will be established in BiH.
Journalists and civil society claim new regulations block media access to high-level corruption files.
EU officials said the network will deter criminal activity by showing it does not pay.
In an effort to end corruption in purchasing of goods from outside sources, the BiH parliament adopted a new law.
Macedonia will co-operate with an international non-governmental organisation to prevent and fight organised crime.
Authorities arrest officials suspected of corruption, draft new laws and destroy illegal structures.
Bloggers discuss felony vilification and call for Croatia to remove the section from the new criminal code.
Terrorism convicts will face a 20-year wait for the opportunity to be conditionally released, according to a newly proposed law.
The arrest and trial of alleged drug lord Darko Saric is being hailed by many online commenters as eyes turn to the judicial system.
Officials said the resolve is there, but experts said stronger anti-corruption efforts are needed.
Kosovo insists the new tribunal should be within its jurisdiction.