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Police arrested eight people overnight on June 27 in connection with a deadly shootout in an Albanian village known as a “cannabis kingdom” for its industrial-scale production of the drug
DEMIR KAPIJA, Macedonia - Agence France-Presse
Fleeing their trouble-torn countries in Africa, the Middle East and Asia, streams of EU-bound migrants are driving an unexpected trade in a quiet town in Macedonia -- bicycles.
KUMANOVO, Macedonia - Agence France-Presse
NATO and the EU called for a return to calm in Macedonia May 10 after clashes between police and an armed group left at least 22 people dead, raising concerns about presumed ethnic-Albanian unrest in the Balkan region
SARAJEVO - Reuters
Bosnian fighters returning from Syria and Iraq are forming regional militant networks that pose a direct threat to security in the Balkans and beyond, a study warned on June 11
SKOPJE - Agence France-Presse
At least 19 people were injured May 5, including 15 police officers and a photographer, when an anti-government protest in Macedonian capital turned violent
SARAJEVO - Agence France-Presse
Pope Francis's visit on June 6 to Bosnia, where he is expected to be greeted by 100,000 people, is posing a significant security challenge in the Balkan country that has become a fertile ground for homegrown jihadists, experts said.
SKOPJE – Reuters
The Macedonian state prosecutor formally indicted the country’s top opposition politician late on April 30 over his role in a surveillance scandal that challenged the nine-year rule of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski
Tens of thousands of supporters of embattled Macedonian Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski took to the streets of the capital in a show of strength on May 18, a day after a huge opposition protest called on him to resign.
BELGRADE - Agence France-Presse
The Balkans were on alert Tuesday as swollen rivers were due to reach new peaks after days of devastating floods and landslides that have claimed at least 49 lives.
More than 20,000 people rallied in Macedonia's capital on May 17 to demand the resignation of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski's government which is grappling with a deep political crisis and an outbreak of violence.
THE HAGUE - Agence France-Presse
Former Bosnian Serb wartime commander Ratko Mladic contested charges of deliberately shelling civilians during the siege of Sarajevo
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