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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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.

14 Jul 14

Montenegro’s Capital Stuck in Political Limbo

Almost two months since local elections, Montenegro's capital Podgorica still has no administration because political parties have not reached a deal on who will rule.

10 Jul 14

Djokovic to Marry in Montenegro Luxury Resort

The resort of Budva is gearing up for the Serbian tennis star's 'wedding of the century', to which at least 140 guests have been invited - but which locals will only be able to glimpse from afar.

03 Jul 14

Montenegro Opposition Demands Controversial Serb’s Deportation

The opposition Democratic Front wants former Serbian official Vladimir ‘Beba’ Popovic to be deported over his role in a sex scandal allegedly intended to discredit a human rights activist.

02 Jul 14

OSCE Condemns Montenegro Tabloid Sex Claims

The OSCE’s media freedom representative, Dunja Mijatovic, strongly condemned tabloid Informer's allegations about Montenegrin human rights activist Vanja Calovic.

02 Jul 14

Montenegro Police Vow to Prevent Attacks on Media

After recent attacks on reporters, a top policeman said that preventing violence against journalists was a key obligation for the country if it wants to progress towards EU accession.


27 Jun 14

Illegal Booking Sites Threaten Montenegro’s Tourism Income

Montenegro loses hundreds of thousands of euros a year to illegal hotel reservation sites which offer accommodation without paying taxes in the country, tourism official warned.