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31 Jul 14

Summer Storms Rip Through Croatia, Montenegro

More storms, downpours and cyclone-style winds are buffeting the Western Balkans.

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30 Jul 14

Balkans on Freak Weather Alert as Two Die in Romania

Severe weather alerts are in force across much of the region while storms in southern Romania have already caused widespread devastation and killed at least two people.

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30 Jul 14

Montenegro Capital Faces Period of 'Technical' Rule

As talks on forming a new city government in Podgorica go nowhere, the Montenegrin capital faces a period of temporary adminstration by 'non-political' experts, pending new elections.

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29 Jul 14

Religious Tolerance Patchy in Balkans, State Department Says

Discrimination against smaller religious communities continues in most Balkan countries, even though governments and laws in general respect religious freedoms, a new US report says.

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28 Jul 14

Montenegro Tourists Rescued as Heavy Storm Hits

Rescue services have saved dozens of tourists from Adriatic Sea beaches after a powerful storm hit the Montenegrin coast.

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25 Jul 14

Time Runs Out for Montenegro's Oldest Newspaper

Seventy years since the daily newspaper Pobjeda first appeared, the only remaining state-owned daily in Montenegro faces bankruptcy as a result of its huge debts.

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25 Jul 14

Serbia Still Gathering Evidence to Charge Kosmajac

Serbian police are still collecting evidence about an alleged drugs kingpin who the Prime minister named as Serbia's biggest drugs trafficker a month ago.

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24 Jul 14

Montenegrin Capital Facing New Elections

After long-awaited talks on forming a new city government in Podgorica collapsed, the Montenegrin capital could be facing early elections.

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24 Jul 14

Montenegrins Want an End to 'Nine-to-Five'

Montenegrins could start work at 7am, instead of 9am, if the cabinet approves the request of a majority of employees in the public sector.

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23 Jul 14

Djukanovic Faces Grilling Over Journalist's Death

The Prime Minister will 'soon' face questions from the state prosecutor about what he knew of the murder of the prominent journalist Dusko Jovanovic ten years ago.

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22 Jul 14

Suspected Drug Lord Faces Charges in Montenego

Dragoslav Kosmajac, who was arrested on Monday in the Montenegrin resort of Kotor, is facing criminal charges for forging documents.

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22 Jul 14

Montenegro Earns More From Arms Sales

Latest report on arms trade shows that the value of exports has risen significantly in recent years. 

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18 Jul 14

Montenegro Court Jails Former Mayor

Courts on Thursday jailed the former mayor of the resort of Budva, his deputy and nine others in the so-called Zavala case.

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17 Jul 14

Two Held in Montenegro For Attacking Journalist

Police have detained two persons suspected of involvement in an assault on a journalist in 2007, as part of an attempted crackdown on attacks on journalist.

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16 Jul 14

Montenegro MPs Back Closer Ties with NATO

New protocol enhancing cooperation with the alliance gets an easy ride in parliament - although the public remains sceptical.

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31 Jul 14

Montenegro Looks to Cruise Liners to Save Season

As cool weather, sanctions against Russia and high prices leave Montenegro's beaches looking emptier than usual, tourist officials look to cruise liners to save the day.