Russian authorities often use more than 40 articles of the country’s various laws to persecute opponents of the regime, a human rights activist said on Wednesday.
In a speech at a round table event organized by Kosovo Law Institute, the British Ambassador to Kosovo Ruairi O’Connell urged officials in the small Eastern European country not to allow Kosovo to “become a nest of corruption and organised crime.”
Accused of involvement in stealing billions from Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund, Prime Minister Najib Razak did what autocratic leaders around the world do when scandal is in the air. He cleared house.
Two pre-dawn bomb blasts struck the Albanian capital Tirana on Tuesday, destroying a pharmacy belonging to the father of the Interior Minister Saimir Tahiri in what the prime minister called a terrorist attack targeted at a new anti-crime campaign.
Top police officials from Albania and Italy met this Monday, Jan. 19, to discuss stepping up coordination in the fight against organized crime.
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