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17 Apr 14

Kosovo Appoints Diplomatic Chief For Montenegro

Four years after official Pristina and Podgorica established diplomatic relations, Kosovo has finally appointed a diplomatic representative in Montenegro.

17 Apr 14

Former Yugoslav Royals Demand Montenegro Property Return

The Karadjordjevic family, descendants of Yugoslavia’s former royals, hopes that Montenegro will follow the example of Serbia and return property confiscated by the communists after WWII.

15 Apr 14

Russia Slams Djukanovic over Ukraine Statements

Russia has called the Montenegrin Prime Minister's recent statements in the US about Ukraine and the need for further NATO expansion to the East 'deeply disappointing'.

09 Apr 14

Biden Backs Montenegro's EU, NATO Ambitions

US Vice-President Joseph Biden praised Montenegro's progress towards joining NATO and said Washington supports Montenegro's aspirations to closen ties with Europe.

07 Apr 14

Montenegro Albanians Demand Own Municipality

About a hundred ethnic Albanians staged a protest on Sunday in Tuzi, near the capital, Podgorica, pressing demands for Tuzi to become a separate municipality.

04 Apr 14

Balkans Rank Midway in Social Progress League

New report says countries from the Western Balkan region rank just above mid-way in the world when it comes to general wellbeing and social progress.

04 Apr 14

Anti-NATO Activists Hold Rally in Montenegro

Opponents of the government's drive to join NATO - which they blame for bombing Serbia in 1999 - have called a rally in the capital, Podgorica.

03 Apr 14

Montenegro PM's Foes Complain to US Vice President

In an open letter sent to the US Vice President, on the occasion of his visit to America, a group of Montenegrin intellectuals, journalists and businessmen have denounced their Prime Minister as an enemy of Western civilisation.

01 Apr 14

Montenegro Muslim Leader Awaits Erdogan Visit

The head of the Islamic Community in Montenegro said that Turkey's Prime Minister will visit the country in April for the opening of an Islamic Centre.

31 Mar 14

Montenegro Speaker Joins Ukraine Crisis Diplomacy Effort

Montenegro's parliamentary speaker Ranko Krivokapic will visit Moscow and Kiev this week as part of the OSCE's efforts to help mediate in the Ukrainian crisis.

30 Mar 14

Fellows for 2014 Selected

The 10 participants for this year’s Balkan Fellowship for Journalistic Excellence have been chosen.

28 Mar 14

Montenegro Detains Six Over Journalist Attack

Six persons suspected of involvement in an assault on a journalist earlier this year have been detained by police.

27 Mar 14

Montenegro Parliament Snubs Fresh Telekom Probe

Speaker says parliament will not re-open a probe into the privatisation of the state-owned Montenegrin telecommunications company in 2005, as it was now up to prosecutors.

26 Mar 14

Kosovo and Montenegro to Sign Border Deal

After two years of talks on border demarcation, Kosovo and Montenegro were due to sign a deal on Wednesday.

25 Mar 14

Montenegro Local Elections Pose Test for Ruling Party

Local elections have been scheduled for May 25 - but while all municipalities are up for grabs, most eyes are on the outcome of the poll in the capital, Podgorica.


08 Apr 14

Balkans Weigh Impact of Russia-Ukraine Gas Feud

If Russia cuts or curbs the gas supply to Ukraine, some Balkan countries, especially Bosnia and Serbia, could be hard hit, as they lack alternative supply routes.


12 Mar 14

Montenegro Sued Over Aluminium Plant's Losses

The Central European Aluminum Company, CEAC, owned by the Russian tycoon Oleg Deripaska, has filed a request to the international court for arbitration against the government of Montenegro over the KAP aluminum plant's bankruptcy.