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Serbian politician visits Bedouin village, dances with hosts

The trip to the village of Hammata - locate south of Marsa Alam - shows the significance assigned by the hosts to the visit of Markovic - president of the United Serbia (JS) party, member of the Serbian National Assembly, and President of the Assembly of the town of Jagodina.

Cable Operator United Group to Meet Potential Buyers

Dutch-based cable and pay-TV operator United Group is to conduct meetings over the coming week with potential buyers, two sources familiar with the matter told BIRN, ahead of a reported auction in September.

Campaign to improve working conditions of journalists

The European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) said in a press release, that this state of affairs was documented by the European Commissions Enlargement package 2018 published in April 2018.

Kusturica's Kustendorf Festival opens

The event, founded by Serbian filmmaker Emir Kusturica, is held each year in the village of Mokra Gora, on Mt. Zlatibor, in the west of the country.

Sorrentino declared the festival open after he received the Tree of Life Award for Future Films.

BIRN Probe Prompts Montenegrin Campaign Against Sex-Selective Abortions

Following an investigation by BIRN into the subject, Women's Right Center, an NGOs in Montenegro, on Monday launched the first phase of a campaign to highlight the problem of gender-selective abortion and to urge the authorities to tackle the phenomenon.

Eighth BIRN Summer School Opens in Croatia

Some 35 reporters from the Balkans and across the world gathered on Monday in the historic resort city of Dubrovnik in Croatia for the eighth BIRN Summer School Master Class on Investigative Journalism.

Balkan Hopefuls Clear Their Throats for Eurovision

With first semi-finals of the of 2017 Eurovision Song Contest in Kyiv starting on Tuesday, eight Balkan countries are hoping their singers make it all the way to the final on Saturday.

Killer of Red Star supporter loses both legs in explosion

A man identified as Dusko Roganovic on Monday lost both legs in an explosion at the main bus station in Montenegro's coastal town of Herceg Novi.

Belgrade's Vecernje Novosti daily is reporting this on Tuesday.

Montenegro Eurovision Singer Hits Wrong Note Back Home

Montenegro hopes this year's striking representative for the Eurovision song contest, Slavko Kalezic, will make it through to the final, on Saturday May 13, in Kiev, Ukraine.

Trump signs protocol on Montenegro's accession to NATO

US President Donald Trump has signed a protocol on the accession of Montenegro to NATO, which has completed its ratification procedure in the United States.

The White House has not officially released a statement on the signing of the protocol, Voice of America is reporting on Tuesday.

Belgrade to Host Annual Queer Film Festival

Under the slogan "Say Eight" ("Reci osam"), the eighth annual Merlinka LGBT film festival opens on December 8 and runs until December 14 at Belgrade's Dom Omladine.

Audiences will have the opportunity to see 41 short films, six feature films and ten documentaries, some of which premiered at well-known festivals such as Sundance, Berlinale and Tribeca.

Attacks on Balkan Media Unchecked, HRW Says

Western Balkan governments and the European Union have over the past year failed to take action to address the issues hindering media freedom in the region, the NGO Human Rights Watch, HRW, said in the 2016 update of its media freedom report.

It added that new, troubling cases of threats and attacks on journalists had meanwhile emerged - but also remained unpunished.

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