Montenegro Suspends School Classes After Another False Bomb Alarm

A school in the Montenegrin capital, Podgorica. Photo: BIRN/Samir Kajosevic

The Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sport Ministry said classes were suspended in the capital Podgorica and towns including Bar, Kotor, Herceg Novi, Niksic, Berane, Danilovgrad, Kolasin, Bijelo Polje, Plav, Gusinje, Sutomore, Petrovac, and a kindergarten in the town of Mojkovac.

Romania wins five medals at the Balkan Cross Country Championships

Romania won five medals, one gold, two silver and two bronze, on Saturday at the 63rd edition of the Balkan Cross Country Championships in Berane, Montenegro, according to the website of the Romanian Athletics Federation. The only gold medal went to the junior women's team, made up of Madalina Sarbu, Angela Olenici, Helen Pacurariu Nagy, and Georgiana Simion.

Montenegro President Rebuffs Serbian ‘Church Property Theft’ Claim

President Milo Djukanovic said on Monday that he will not allow anyone to take away what belongs to Montenegro and warned of what he called "external" interference in the country's affairs.

Djukanovic insisted that the new draft law on freedom of religion was not intended to baselessly take away anyone's property.

Montenegrin town to make Serbian president honorary citizen

The municipality of Berane in northern Montenegro has unanimously decided to declare Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic its honorary citizen.

The Podgorica-based daily Vijesti is reporting about this, noting that the initiative met with the support of all 35 councilors from the "Zdravo Berane" SNP-DF coalition, and those from the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS).