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31 Mar 15

Montenegro Arrests Fans for Football Violence

Police arrested two fans suspected of throwing a flare at Russian goalkeeper during last Friday's abandoned qualifier, as football association awaits UEFA disciplinary ruling.

29 Mar 15

Violent Football Fans Wreck Montenegro-Russia Qualifier

UEFA Sanctions on Montenegro expected after thuggish fans wreak havoc at Euro 2016 match with Russia.

27 Mar 15

Montenegro Protests Over Croatia's Adriatic Oil Probes

Montenegro has accused Croatia of jeopardizing an earlier border agreement between the two countries by allowing oil and gas exploration in the disputed border area near Prevlaka.

26 Mar 15

Montenegro Fines 'Informer' Editor For Hate Speech

The editor of the Montenegrin edition of the newspaper Informer, Novak Uskokovic, has been found guilty of publishing racist comments about Albanians in articles about last year's controversial Serbia-Albania football match.

26 Mar 15

Montenegrin Media Seeks Libel Re-Criminalization

The Media Self-regulatory Council says defamation should again become a criminal offence after recent serious cases of human rights and media code violations.  

25 Mar 15

Serbia Takes Part in Balkan Summit in Kosovo

A regional conference of ministers from six Balkan states opened in Pristina on Wednesday - with Serbia taking part in a summit in Pristina for the first time.

25 Mar 15

Montenegro Journalists Earn Sub-Average Pay

Montenegrin journalists are poorly paid, often work for free over their holidays and weekends and few belong to a trade union, a new survey shows.

24 Mar 15

Croatia Leads NATO Balkan Team in Afghanistan

Croatia will be the leading nation in a joint regional military team in the new NATO mission in Afghanistan, which will contain more than 200 troops altogether.

19 Mar 15

Montenegro MPs making Fighting Abroad a Crime

After refusing to adopt a law penalising fighting in foreign conflicts earlier this year, Montenegrin legislators overwhelmingly backed the law on Wednesday.

19 Mar 15

Montenegro Police Crack Football Match-Fixing Ring

Police in Montenegro have arrested five football players in what could be the biggest match-fixing scandal in the country's football history.

18 Mar 15

Djukanovic Reshuffles his Team in Montenegro

The Montenegrin parliament approved Prime Minster Djukanovic's reshuffled cabinet on Wednesday, although opposition parties voted against the new line-up.

18 Mar 15

Montenegro MPs Seek Tighter Checks on Officials' Riches

On the back of claims that senior politician held an undeclared bank account in the Swiss arms of HSBC, the opposition is demanding stricter checks on politicians' assets and properties.

17 Mar 15

Serbia, Montenegro to Boost Police Cooperation

After meeting in Podgorica, the Interior Ministers of Serbia and Montenegro agreed that their police will cooperate more closely on organised crime, emergency situations and border issues.

16 Mar 15

Montenegro Prime Minister Reshuffles Cabinet

Five new Montenegrin ministers will be sworn in at parliament this week after Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic announced a cabinet reshuffle.

16 Mar 15

Montenegro Pays For Serbian Embassy Makoever

Montenegro is to pay to renovate the Serbian embassy in Podgorica, in line with an agreement between the two governments to provide free facilities for each others' diplomats.


23 Mar 15

Montenegro Plans Showpiece Cable Car Route

The Montenegrin government is seeking international backers to construct an ambitious 15-kilometre cable-car route from Kotor on the coast to the country’s old royal capital Cetinje.