Society

17 May 2004
Stuck in the Sugar Premium
Authorities announce the first arrests in a potentially huge scheme to defraud the EU, just as Commissioner Patten delivers the latest rebuke over Serbia's intransigence at handing over suspected war criminals.
By Dragan Stojkovic
 
17 May 2004
Compensate for Occupation Premium
Estonian lawmakers are reviewing the results of a 12-year study into the damage caused by the Soviet occupation in preparation for formally asking Moscow to pay up.
By Dmitri Litvinovich
 
17 May 2004
Importing Prisons Premium
Austria agrees to build a prison in Romania for some of its Romanian inmates. Is it logical outsourcing or the start of a new way of segregating Europe?
By Razvan Amariei
 
17 May 2004
Executing the Innocent? Premium
In the war on terror, some of Macedonia’s leading politicians stand accused of a bloody ploy Himmler might have used. Whatever the outcome,the case of murdered Pakistani migrants says much about the Balkans.
By TOL
 
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13 May 2004
Placing the Blame Premium
A new report charges that the international forces in Kosovo to protect and serve the population are the same ones making use of the services of trafficked women.
By Fatmire Terdevci
 
12 May 2004
Sin Not Premium
Czech soccer finds itself in crisis after a bribery scandal engulfs the First Division team Synot. Are politicians living in sin as well?
By Katya Zapletnyuk
 
10 May 2004
A Losing Battle Premium
Another anti-corruption official is killed in Bishkek as alarms sound over the rising crime rate and spread of graft.
By Talant Ibraev
 
10 May 2004
'Tragic' Abuses in Psychiatric Hospitals Premium
A new report by Amnesty International says Romania is guilty of allowing horrifying abuse and neglect in its mental health institutions.
By Razvan Amariei
 

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