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Montenegro Albanians Demand Own Municipality

The protest was organised by Albanian opposition parties, the Democratic Forum for Integration and the Democratic Alliance.

They claim that the government has been "abusing and discriminating against" local Albanians in Tuzi, where they form the majority community.

"Most countries understand Serbia's position on Ukraine"

"Most countries understand Serbia's position on Ukraine"

BELGRADE -- Foreign Minister Ivan Mrkić has said that a majority of EU member-states "demonstrated understanding for Serbia's stand on the issue of crisis in Ukraine."

She conquers Internet by Serbian house

She conquers Internet by Serbian house

Tens of thousands of people of the countries in the region have seen on the Internet the footages of young violine player Jelena Urosevic (23) of Ljig.


Mrkic: Most countries understand Serbia's stand on Ukraine

ATHENS - Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivan Mrkic told Tanjug on Saturday that a majority of EU member countries have demonstrated understanding for Serbia's stand on the issue of crisis in Ukraine.

Balkans Rank Midway in Social Progress League

A new report rates Western Balkan countries midway in the world when it comes to quality of life and social progress.

The Social Progress Index 2014 Report rated a total of 132 countries using more than 50 indicators.

Germany "won't obstruct Montenegro's accession to NATO"

Germany "won't obstruct Montenegro's accession to NATO"

PODGORICA -- Germany will not obstruct Montenegro's accession to NATO and will evaluate reforms conducted in that country when it decides on giving it the green light.

This is what German Ambassador to Montenegro, Pius Fischer, told the Podogrica-based Atlas TV.

Anti-NATO Activists Hold Rally in Montenegro

A coalition of NGOs called "No to War, No to NATO", have called a protest for Friday in Podgorica’s main square, aiming to send "a clear message" that Montenegro should not join the alliance.

Organisers said people should raise their voices against the "aggressive and criminal policy of the alliance.

Serbia lowest-ranked in region on enabling trade index

Serbia lowest-ranked in region on enabling trade index

BELGRADE -- Serbia fell on the list of the Global Enabling Trade Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) and is now 89th among 138 countries.

Two years ago, in the previous report, Serbia was 71st of 132 countries, the Beta news agency reported.

Montenegro PM's Foes Complain to US Vice President

In an open letter sent to US Vice President Joseph Biden on Tuesday, timed to coincide with his expected meeting with Djuknovic on April 8, the signatories of the letter told Biden that Milo Djukanovic represents "the antithesis of democracy, rule of law and the fundamental values of Western civilization.

Arkan Bodyguard Shot Dead in Belgrade

Rade Rakonjac, a former bodyguard to Zeljko Raznatovic "Arkan", was shot dead in a cafe in the Belgrade neighbourhood of Dedinje on Wednesday at noon.

Two others were injured in the incident and taken to the emergency centre.

Arkan's former bodyguard shot dead

Arkan's former bodyguard shot dead

BELGRADE -- A shooting incident that took place in Belgrade before noon on Wednesday has left one person dead and two more injured.

The victim has been named as Rade Rakonjac, a former bodyguard of Željko Ražnatović Arkan, who was himself shot and killed in a Belgrade hotel in 2000.

Serbia's tourism potential to be presented at Budva exchange

BUDVA - The National Tourism Organisation of Serbia (TOS) will give a comprehensive presentation of Serbia's tourism potential at the METUBES International Tourism Exchange, Tourism Fair, Equipment for Hotels and Catering in Budva on April 3-5.

Balkan countries train together for ISAF

Balkan countries train together for ISAF

Joint preparation contributes to regional co-operation and Euro-Atlantic integration.

Croatia and Montenegro troops work together in a training exercise. [NATO]

Soldiers from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Croatia and Montenegro are working together to join the NATO mission in Afghanistan (ISAF).

Montenegro Muslim Leader Awaits Erdogan Visit

Rifat Fejzic, the Reis of the Islamic community in Montenegro, said that Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan is to visit Montenegro in the last week of April for the opening of the Islamic Centre in the coastal town of Bar.  

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