04 Aug 16 Montenegro Arrests Kosovo War Murder Suspect

Police have arrested a Montenegrin citizen suspected of involvement in the killing of at least six ethnic Albanians in a Kosovo village in 1999 while he was serving with the Yugoslav Army.

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11 Jul 16 Thousands Mourn at Srebrenica Anniversary Commemoration

Thousands of people gathered in Srebrenica to mark the 21st anniversary of Europe’s worst atrocity since the Holocaust and bury 127 more Bosniak victims of the massacres.

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05 Jul 16 Political Leaders Approve Balkan Youth Cooperation Office

Political leaders signed an agreement to set up a cross-Balkan youth cooperation office which aims to restore links between young people whose countries were in conflict during the 1990s war.

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14 Jun 16 Montenegro Minister Accused of Undermining Cyrillic

Opposition party says it will seeks education minister's resignation because of what it calls discrimination against the Cyrillic script in schools.

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31 May 16 Montenegro Under Pressure to Open Secret Files

Opposition parties say if their joint candidate is made inspector of the country's intelligence service, the agency will be depoliticised and sealed Communist-era files can be opened up.

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21 Apr 16 Montenegro Extradites Yugoslav Army Officer to Croatia

Montenegro has extradited former Yugoslav People’s Army officer Pavle Pantic to Croatia to stand trial for the shelling of the coastal city of Split during the war in 1991.

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09 Mar 16 Montenegro Extradites Serbian Wartime General to Croatia

Montenegro has extradited Serbian General Borislav Djukic to Croatia to face charges of crimes against humanity over his alleged responsibility for blowing up a dam during the 1991-95 war.

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20 Jan 16 NATO Helps Montenegro Dispose of Yugoslav Weapons

Montenegro is getting technical and financial assistance from NATO to deal with huge amounts of obsolete weapons and ammunition left in the country after the break-up of Yugoslavia.

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12 Nov 15 EU Raps Montenegro Over War Crimes Judgments

The latest EU progress report has expressed concern that Montenegro has not yet prosecuted any senior officials for war crimes during the conflicts of the 1990s.

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22 Oct 15 Kosovo, Montenegro Sign Deal on Missing Persons

Kosovo and Montenegro’s government commissions on missing persons signed an agreement to exchange information to help find the remaining people who disappeared in the 1990s wars.

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20 Jul 15 Montenegro Arrests Serbian Wartime General

Montenegrin police arrested general Borislav Djukic on a warrant issued by Zagreb accusing him of involvement in blowing up a dam during the 1991-95 war in Croatia.

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12 Jun 15 NATO Chief ‘Sincerely Regrets Civilian Deaths’ in 1999 Bombing

Jens Stoltenberg’s statement of regret over the loss of civilian lives during the 1999 NATO bombing of Yugoslavia provokes mixed reaction in Montenegro.

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02 Jun 15 Seselj Plans to Revive Radicals in Montenegro

The ultra-nationalist Serbian Radical Party plans to revive its activities in Montenegro in the run-up to the next elections, promising a vigorous campaign against EU and NATO membership as well as close ties to Russia and Serbia.

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26 May 15 Bosniak Refugee Deportations Commemorated in Montenegro

Rights activists marked the 23rd anniversary of the wartime deportations of Bosniak refugees by urging the Montenegrin authorities to punish the perpetrators and build a memorial to the victims.

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12 May 15 Montenegro Must Tackle War Crimes, Chief Prosecutor Says

The new supreme state prosecutor Ivica Stankovic said Montenegro has not done enough to prosecute war crimes because courts have only delivered three final judgments so far.

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