Western Balkans for stronger ties and cooperation
BELGRADE -- Countries of the Western Balkans continue to work together towards a common goal - safe environment, political stability and economic prosperity of the region.
This is what participants of an informal regional conference held in Belgrade on Thursday stressed in a joint statement.
Tens of thousands tourists will be descending on the historic town of Kotor in the Boka Bay this Saturday to watch the parade of boats and barges celebrating "Boka night" ("Bokeska noc"), perhaps the most famous summer event in Montenegro.
Montenegro: Man accused of pimping assaults reporter
KOTOR -- A man accused of organizing a prostitution ring has physically assaulted a reporter for the Montenegrin daily Dan, in the presence of the police.
The incident happened on Friday in the town of Kotor, in front of a local court.
Heavy rain struck Zagreb and the northern Medjimurje region of Croatia on Wednesday as the Western Balkan region continues to suffer more freak weather.
A brief but heavy storm ripped up trees, cut some tramlines, flooded basements and hit the Maksimir stadium, home of FC Dinamo, ripping the roof off the bench for substitutes and the protective fence.
Dragoslav Kosmajac faces a speedy to return Serbia this week after the Montenegrin police arrested and interrogated him on Monday in the coastal town of Kotor.
Media reports said that Kosmajac would be extradited to Serbia because he is “not welcome” in Montenegro.
EU commissioner in "surprise visit" to Belgrade
BELGRADE -- EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fule will arrive here on Wednesday evening, and his visit will be unofficial, B92 has learned.
Fule will stop in Belgrade on his way to Kotor, Montenegro, where an informal meeting of Western Balkans foreign ministers will be held on Thursday.
Hotel booking websites which are not legally registered and do not pay taxes are taking large amounts of money out of the country without any control, the Montenegrin tourism association said on Thursday.