After months of post-poned trials and seven years of litigation, the Belgrade Court of Appeals acquitted controversial businessman Stanko Subotic of cigarette smuggling charges in a final ruling which cannot be appealed by the prosecution.
Montenegro’s law enforcement agencies have tightened border security in a crackdown on arms smuggling. The move comes in light of a new report released by human rights organization Amnesty International, according to the Balkan Investigative Reporting Network (BIRN).
Joining the war of words escalating between Turkey and Russia, the Iraqi Kurdish Regional Government (KRG) deny that the satellite images Russian defense officials displayed at a briefing in Moscow last week showed Islamic State (IS) militants selling oil to Turkey.
The Kremlin has revealed satellite images that it claims prove Turkey traded oil with Islamic State (IS) militants at a defense briefing, reports BBC World News.
Organized crime gangs in the Western Balkans are cooperating with criminal French counterparts to smuggle weapons, according to Bosnia's security minister.
Smugglers crashed a drone carrying drugs, mobile phones and SIM cards into a prison in the north of England while trying to deliver the goods to inmates, British authorities have confirmed.
Spanish authorities have arrested 89 people in a crackdown on a large human trafficking network allegedly run by Chinese and Pakistani nationals.
Macedonia could build a fence on its Greek border to block an influx of refugees transitioning through the country, according to Foreign Minister Nikola Poposki.
Turkish authorities have arrested four people they suspect of being human traffickers responsible for the deaths of at least 12 Syrian refugees who drowned as their two boats sank on Wednesday.
A fifth man suspected of involvement in the deaths of 71 migrants found in a truck in Austria last week has been detained in Hungary, said police Sunday.
Hungarian police will send special border patrol units to its southern border with Serbia to stop a stream of predominantly Syrian refugees from entering the country.
A video showing four Russian officials using a bulldozer to crush three small packages of allegedly illegally imported goosemeat has gone viral.
Serbian authorities have arrested three people suspected of involvement in large-scale migrant smuggling after they found 90 people in a house in Belgrade on Tuesday.
Police in the town of Subotica, in northern Serbia, have detained one person and charged eight on suspicion of illegal border crossing and human trafficking as they tried to smuggle Syrians through Serbia into the European Union (EU).
A court in Italy has sentenced the human trafficker who helped cause the catastrophic 2013 shipwreck near Lampedusa in which 366 migrants lost their lives.
Spanish authorities have seized nearly 16 tons of cannabis resin from a vessel, arresting all nine crew members.
Border guards at the Sarpi checkpoint between Turkey and Georgia Friday detained two Georgian nationals for allegedly carrying 1.2 kg of cesium, a highly radioactive substance that can be used to build "dirty bombs."
The Macedonian government has adopted a bill that would allow migrants coming illegally into the country three days to pass through.
Macedonian authorities are investigating media claims that a gang is kidnapping hundreds of Middle Eastern migrants and keeping them for ransom in secluded houses, after the release of a report by Britain's Channel 4 News on Friday.
Turkish police have seized 358 kilograms of heroin from a flat in Istanbul.
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