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23 Jan 15

Security Service Purge Leaves Montenegrins Guessing

Government plan to retire most senior intelligence and police officers fuels speculation that its hand has been forced by NATO.

13 Jan 15

Montenegro 2015: All Eyes on NATO

With no elections to come in 2015, Montenegro’s goals this year are to advance EU and NATO membership bids - and lure vital foreign investment.

09 Jan 15

The Balkan Muslim ‘Threat’ has Never Materialised

Paradoxically, the Islamist danger is not coming from where once it was most expected - from among Muslims in the Balkans.

26 Dec 14

Capital Ideas for the Last of 2014

With New Year’s Eve only week away, several of the region’s finest cities are planning to tempt visitors with the promise of a wild night’s fun.

26 Dec 14

Montenegro: Bumps on Road to Brussels

Growing friction with the EU, arguments over an expensive highway and the controversial reports of a newspaper dominated the agenda in 2014.

27 Nov 14

Building Bridges Over Troubled Water

The stories of two generations of Olympic water polo players reflect changes in sport and society in the lands of the old Yugoslavia.

18 Nov 14

Fighting for Their Fair Share

Women across the Balkans face a battle to overcome discrimination and exercise their legal rights to inherit.

08 Oct 14

War on Sexist Words Divides Montenegro’s Women

Drive to enforce gender sensitive language in this traditionally chauvinist society leaves women’s groups with mixed feelings.

03 Oct 14

Montenegro’s Kosovo Refugees in Legal Deadline Countdown

More than 4,000 Kosovo refugees, mainly Roma, have just three months left to apply for residency in Montenegro or they could be reclassified as illegal immigrants and have to leave.

18 Sep 14

EU Enlargement Pause Leaves Balkans in Limbo

The announced pause in the European Union enlargement process has obvious consequences for the Balkan region, where several countries are anxiously knocking at the door.

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.

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.

09 Jul 14

Djukanovic Denies Russian Moles Active in Montenegro

Prime Minister dismisses reports that NATO rebuffed the country because Russian spies are over-active in the intelligence service.

03 Jul 14

Kotor, the Mediterranean Heart of Montenegro

With its wonderful nature and good connections to beaches, Kotor is a good place for travellers to begin their Montenegro coastal adventures.

02 Jun 14

Why NATO May Sign up Montenegro This Year

The odds on NATO offering membership to Montenegro this year have greatly increased owing to the game-changing crisis in Ukraine.