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18 Dec 14

FARC Arms Traffickers Arrested in Montenegro

Police in Montenegro arrested three international arms traffickers, suspected of trying to supply rebels in Colombia with weapons intended to kill Americans.

16 Dec 14

Illicit Outflows Rob Balkan Economies of $100bn

A study by Global Financial Integrity, GIF, says illicit money outflows robbed Balkan countries of the equivalent of more than 100 billion dollars during the last decade.

16 Dec 14

Montenegro Opens New Chapters with EU

Montenegro is to open talks with the EU on four chapters dealing with consumer and health protection and customs regulation.

15 Dec 14

Montenegro Ruling Party Wins Local Poll

The party of the Montenegro's Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic won the most votes in local elections in the coastal town of Herceg Novi, continuing its run of municipal victories.

12 Dec 14

Montenegro Health Chiefs Grilled Over Infections

Montenegro's parliament told health officials to do more to restore shaken trust in the public health stystem after a deadly virus claimed an infant's life in a hospital in the north.

11 Dec 14

Montenegero State Prosecutor Cleared of Bribe Claims

The prosecutor's office has dismissed opposition MPs' claims that the new Supremem State Prosecutor, Ivica Stankovic, took hefty bribes while serving as a judge.

10 Dec 14

Montenegro Secret Service Chief Quits

The National Security Agency, Boro Vucinic, unexpectedly resigned on Tuesday, reportedly as a result of EU and NATO pressure.

09 Dec 14

Montenegrins Trust President and Church, Survey Shows

A new poll shows that President Filip Vujanovic and the Serbian Orthodox Church are the most trusted institutions in the country - while support for the EU and NATO is falling.

09 Dec 14

Montenegro Lawyers Face Penalties for Abusing Serbian Strike

Montenegrin Bar Association says it will deal harshly with any lawyers trying to profit from the strike by their colleagues in Serbia.

08 Dec 14

Montenegro Urged To Punish Dubrovnik Attackers

On the 23rd anniversary of the deadliest wartime attack on the Croatian city of Dubrovnik, human-rights NGOs urged the authorities to prosecute Montenegrins who took part in it.

04 Dec 14

Montenegro Activist’s ‘Sex Video’ Libel Trial Opens

Former Serbian official Vladimir ‘Beba’ Popovic is suing Montenegrin human rights activist Vanja Calovic for accusing him of faking a video which led to accusations of bestiality.

03 Dec 14

Kosovo, Albania ‘Most Corrupt Countries in Region’

According to the 2014 Transparency International Corruption Perception Index, Kosovo and Albania continue to be the most corrupt countries in South-East Europe.

03 Dec 14

Montenegro Prosecution Charges Tabloid With Hate Speech

The prosecution accuses tabloid Informer of publishing racist comments about Albanians in articles about the recent controversial Serbia-Albania football match.

03 Dec 14

Chetniks Seek NGO Status in Montenegro

The Ravna Gora Movement of Chetniks in Montenegro has asked to be registered as an NGO to promote what it says is the truth about their suffering during World War II.

02 Dec 14

Heavy Storms Hit Serbia and Montenegro

Several regions of Serbia and Montenegro have been hit by strong winds and icy rain, causing floods and power shortages.  


18 Dec 14

Montenegro Drops in Forbes Business Ranking

Montenegro has dopped down four places in this year’s Forbes magazine’s list of 'best countries for business,' ranking in 48th place out of 146 surveyed states, although it remains above several EU member states.