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21 Aug 14

Bosnia and Montenegro to Sign Border Deal

Bosnia and Herzegovina and Montenegro are due to sign a border demarcation agreement,  becoming the first two countries in the former Yugoslavia to resolve the issue in full.

20 Aug 14

Montenegro Shifts Kosovo Refugees Into Containers

Refugees from Kosovo in Podgorica - whose camp burned down two years ago - have been re-housed in containers until permanent homes can be found for them.

19 Aug 14

Montenegro Plans to Legalize Gay Marriages

As Montenegro announces it is pushing forward plans to let same-sex couples marry, the pro-Serbian opposition has reacted angrily, calling the plans a 'disgrace'.

18 Aug 14

Montenegro Commits to Finding Wartime Missing Persons

Montenegro is to sign a cross-regional declaration with Bosnia, Croatia and Serbia, committing the country to finding the bodies of 61 people still missing since the 1990s wars.

15 Aug 14

Montenegro Searches For its Last, Lost Lynxes

Hunted to the brink of extinction, and last seen in Montenegro in 2002, a probe has been lauched to see whether any of these majestic wild cats still survive.

14 Aug 14

Montenegro's Only Albanian Paper Pleads for Help

The editor of Montenegro's only Albanian-language newspaper says the government should step in to save it from the bankruptcy proceedings engulfing its owner, the state-owned publishing company, Pobjeda.

13 Aug 14

Serbia, Montenegro to Boost Military Cooperation

Ahead of the Defence Minister's visit to Belgrade, Montenegro has outlined plans for intensified military co-operation with Serbia, as the two countries continue to patch up formerly cool relations.

11 Aug 14

Rain-Soaked Balkans Braces for Heatwave

After months of unusually wet weather, the countries of the Balkan region are finally bracing for a heatwave, which is expected to peak on Tuesday.

07 Aug 14

Montenegro ‘Regrets’ Inclusion in Russia’s Sanctions Net

Former close ally of Russia said it had no choice but to join US and EU sanctions on the Kremlin over Ukraine, as harmony with EU positions is a national priority.

31 Jul 14

Summer Storms Rip Through Croatia, Montenegro

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.


05 Aug 14

Transformers Send Green Message to Montenegro

'Tranformers defending Podgorica', an innovative exhibition in the Montenegrin capital, aims to remind people that they can transform anything - waste included - into something useful.


12 Aug 14

Montenegro Pins Tourism Hopes on August Surge

Tourist chiefs and hoteliers hope an extra-busy August and September will save a poor tourism year – but some say the emphasis on packing in the numbers is wrong.