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Montenegrin Government Takes Tough Line on Harmful Hydropower Plants

On February 7, the Montenegrin government said they terminated concession contracts for seven hydro plants in the northern part of the country, stressing that five of the investors already filed lawsuits against the state. The Government said they will have to pay compensation to investors, accusing former authorities of making spontaneous hydropower construction planning.

Marko Mušič, an architect inspired by architectural greats

Ljubljana – Marko Mušič, one of the most distinguished Slovenian architects, comes from a long line of architects. He will receive the Prešeren Prize for lifetime-achievement, the country’s top accolade for artistic accomplishments, after leaving a notable mark with his work in Slovenia and throughout the former Yugoslavia.

"Serbia prepares Kosovo battle in Niksic"

The President of Serbia, as he states, "by appropriating the Montenegrin history" wants to bridge the missing part of the history of Serbia.

Romania's Halep to play Australia's Cabrera in 2021 Australian Open first round

Romanian tennis player Simona Halep will play Australian Lizette Cabrera in the first round of the Australian Open, the first Grand Slam tournament of the year, which will start on Monday in Melbourne, according to the draw on Friday. 2020 semi-finalist Halep, 29, will meet for the first time wildcard Cabrera, 23, world number 140.

Montenegro Arrests Ex-Officials Suspected of Misusing Gulf Loan

A former head of the Investment Development Fund Zoran Vukcevic, at a presentation in Podgorica. Photo:Government of Montenegro.

Media reported that Vukcevic, an official for the former ruling Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, was arrested on the order of the Special State Prosecutor's Office.

Montenegro’s New Authorities Move to Fire Special Prosecutor

Ruling majority MPs and government members in the Montenegrin parliament. Photo: Parliament of Montenegro

Katnic was deeply unpopular with the former opposition for his role in securing guilty verdicts for 13 people - including two opposition leaders - accused of plotting to overthrow the previous government in 2016.

Rising Spain designer takes haute couture to village home

Trained in Milan, up-and-coming Spanish designer Nicolas Montenegro has dressed Beyonce and Kylie Minogue, but with the pandemic, he's gone back home to his village to launch his own brand.

An Indebted Ex-President and the Pricey German Fix to a Montenegrin Stench

And that's not all.

The sum of evidence collected by two independent experts, sources involved in the project and via documents reviewed by the Centre for Investigative Journalism in Montenegro, CIN-CG, Balkan Investigative Reporting Network, BIRN, and the weekly Monitor, indicate that WTE overcharged by millions of euros for the construction of the one completed treatment plant.

Media: Velja Nevolja arrested at Belgrade airport

At this moment, there are several police vehicles near the monument to Nikola Tesla, reports "Blic".
Marko Miljkovi Mare was arrested with Belivuk, as well as everyone who came to wait for them at the airport, TV Prva reports.

Milo Djukanović signed the Law on Freedom of Religion

Djukanovic announced that he has now signed the decrees that he first returned to the Assembly for a new decision.
"The dilemmas that I had and because of which I returned them to the Assembly for reconsideration remained", Djukanovic stated.