Latest News from Montenegro
Montenegro's hard-pressed tourist industry is looking to cruise liners for salvation this summer, after what looks like a disappointing season.
Following a two-month political crisis over who should run the capital city, Montenegro's Social Democratic Party, SDP, which is led by the speaker of parliament, Ranko Krivokapic, has asked the opposition parties to support the formation of a provisional "technical" government.
SDP-DPS Feud Escalates
BELGRADE - Serbia returns to the Junior Eurovision Song Contest after a three-year absence.
The Radio and Television of Serbia confirmed that it will send a representative to the 12th Junior Eurovision Song Contest, adding that the manner in which the Serbian entry will be selected is to be announced at a later date.
A massive storm caused record rainfall in Montenegro on Sunday night, sparking severe flooding, particularly in coastal areas and the capital Podgorica, with further heavy downpours predicted.
Police and marine security officers saved about 40 tourists, mostly Russians, from beaches in Budva, Bar and Kotor after they were trapped by strong winds and high waves.
BUDAPEST - The Serbian men's national water polo team won the gold medal at the 31st European Championship by beating hosts Hungary 12-7 in Budapest late Sunday.
It is the third European gold medal for Serbia as an independent nation, which also triumphed in Belgrade in 2006 and in Eidnhoven in 2012.
The new five-star hotel, Regent Porto Montenegro, is due to open on Friday in the coastal town of Tivat as the country seeks to attract more wealthy tourists.
The hotel, situated at the centre of the Porto Montenegro marina at a former naval base in Boka Bay, is managed by Taiwanese company Regent, which runs a chain of hotels around the world.
Serbia crowned European water polo champion
BUDAPEST -- The Serbian men's national water polo team won the gold medal at the 31st European Championship by beating hosts Hungary 12-7 in Budapest late on Sunday.
It is the third European gold medal for Serbia, after triumphing in Belgrade in 2006 and in Eidnhoven in 2012.
By George Georgakopoulos
Much as the national volleyball team tried to repeat in the finals of the European League the feat it had achieved in the semifinals, it failed to overturn the advantage Montenegro had got from the first leg in Thessaloniki and suffered a second loss on Saturday, this time at Budva with a 3-1 score, to finish second in the competition.
BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Transport Zorana Mihajlovic reached an agreement with the Customs Administration and the Interior Ministry on Saturday to implement all the necessary measures in order to accelerate traffic pace and reduce delays for road vehicles on border crossings with Croatia and Hungary.
“The EU promotes freedom of expression in its dialogues with enlargement countries and supports excellence in investigative journalism,” Lunacek said on Friday.
“Candidates and prospective candidates for EU membership must ensure journalists can do their job without fear of violence and intimidation,” she added