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Belgrade court rejects last complaint, electoral process completed

BELGRADE - The Higher Court in Belgrade on Thursday rejected the last complaint to the consolidated report on the results of the elections for the City of Belgrade Assembly, held on December 17 and repeated at three polling stations on December 30.

This means the electoral process is now complete, the city authorities said in a statement.

Petkovic: Latest arrests a continuation of ethnic cleansing of Kosovo Serbs

BELGRADE - The head of the Serbian government Office for Kosovo-Metohija Petar Petkovic said on Wednesday the arrests of three Serbs in the province by Pristina's special police units earlier in the day were a continuation of an ethnic cleansing of Serbs there.

Several opposition parties submit demand for early elections

BELGRADE - Several Serbian opposition parties, including the Democratic Party, the Party of Freedom and Justice and the Green-Left Front, on Monday submitted a formal demand for early parliamentary elections and early local elections in Belgrade before the end of this year.

The demand was submitted at the Presidency of Serbia in central Belgrade.

Montenegrin Prosecution Urged to Investigate Billionaire’s Asylum Status

Montenegrin Special State Prosecutor Vladimir Novovic (L) and head of Police Directorate Nikola Terzic (R) in Podgorica. Photo: Parliament of Montenegro

On October 22, 2021, Montenegro gave political asylum to the billionaire, who is on a Russian-issued international arrest warrant for allegedly ordering contract murders.

Montenegrins Urged to Hand Over Weapons After Mass Shootings Rock Serbia

Montenegrin Interior Minister Filip Adzic at the government session in Podgorica. Photo: Government of Montenegro

On May 3, a seventh-grade pupil shot dead a school security worker and eight pupils in the Serbian capital, Belgrade, while six other pupils and a history teacher were injured.

Montenegrin Police Director in Firing Line After Deputy Arrested

Montenegrin Interior Minister Filip Adzic (left) and police director Zoran Brdjanin (centre) at a press conference. Photo: Government of Montenegro

On March 22, the police force's assistant director, Dejan Knezevic, was arrested on the orders of the Special State Prosecutor's Office for allegedly setting up a criminal organisation.

Croatia Faces Fallout from Personal Animosity between President, PM

Croatia's prime minister says he sees no prospect of cooperation with the country's president. The president says the PM has not shown "even the slightest interest" in resolving a raft of issues where their jurisdictions overlap.

That Andrej Plenkovic, the premier, and Zoran Milanovic, the president, do not see eye to eye has long been apparent.