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Albania, wary of Russia, reopens Soviet-era air base to NATO

NATO member Albania, which has no fighter jets of its own, opened a rebuilt Soviet-era air base to serve NATO aircraft on Monday amid an increased threat from Russia, Prime Minister Edi Rama said.

European crime ring behind 60 killings is dismantled, police say

International cooperation triggered by a spate of gangland murders in Greece has helped to dismantle a crime ring accused of more than 60 killings across Europe over the past decade, police said on Friday.

Former Bulgarian Swimmer Arrested in UK on Espionage Charges for Russia

Another Bulgarian national has been apprehended in the United Kingdom on allegations of espionage for Russia. The court in London has determined that 38-year-old Tihomir Ivanchev will remain in custody indefinitely, joining five other compatriots who have been detained for espionage-related offenses for over a year.

Serbia lose to Croatia in water polo world championship quarters

DOHA - The Serbia men's national water polo team lost 15-13 (4-4, 5-5, 2-1, 4-3) to Croatia at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha on Tuesday evening.

Serbia now go to the playoffs for the 5th to the 8th positions and will first face the loser of the match between Hungary and France.

Serbia beat US to qualify for water polo world championship quarters, Olympics

DOHA - The Serbia men's national water polo team defeated the US 14-12 (2-3, 3-4, 6-1, 3-4) at the World Aquatics Championships in Doha on Friday to qualify for the quarter-finals and secure a berth at the Paris Olympics, where it will be defending back-to-back gold medals from Rio de Janeiro and Tokyo.

Serbia sink Montenegro at water polo world championship

DOHA - Serbia beat Montenegro 14-6 (4-1, 2-2, 5-3, 3-0) at the water polo world championship in Doha on Wednesday.

Dusan Mandic led the scoring for Serbia with four goals while Djordje Vucinic, Viktor Rasovic and Strahinja Rasovic each scored a brace.

Earlier, US defeated Japan 18-5 in the other Group C match.

Serbia defeat Japan in water polo world championship opener

DOHA - The Serbia men's national water polo team has got off to a winning start at the world championship in Doha by defeating Japan 17-10 (4-3, 4-4, 5-1, 4-2) in Group C on Monday.

Serbia will face Montenegro on Wednesday and the United States on Friday.

Bulgaria Achieves Best Anti-Corruption Ranking in Over a Decade

In a notable shift, Bulgaria has received its highest score in the fight against corruption in more than a decade, according to the Corruption Perceptions Index by "Transparency International." Scoring 45 out of a possible 100 points, the country rose two positions to claim the 67th spot in the global ranking of 180 nations.

Pernik Welcomes 30th Anniversary of 'Surva' International Masquerade Festival

For three exciting days, beginning today and culminating on Sunday, Pernik hosts the prestigious International Festival of Masquerade Games, "Surva," celebrating its 30th anniversary. The festival brings together traditional masquerade customs and games from Bulgaria and beyond, with over 10,000 participants showcasing their artistry.

Montenegrins, how many of you are there? The first results of the census are known

633,158 inhabitants reside in Montenegro, it was announced at the conference.
Let's recall that in the 2011 census, Montenegro had a total population of 620,029.
The director of Monstat, Miroslav Pejovi, announced that the conditions for the publication of preliminary results had been met, and that other data would be published successively during the year.

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