Latest News from Montenegro

Montenegro Ordered to Pay €4.5m in Shopping Mall Dispute

The European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg said in a judgment published on Tuesday that the state of Montenegro must compensate KIPS because the mayor of Podgorica, Miomir Mugosa, prevented it from building a shopping mall in the Stari Aerodrom district of the capital in 2005.

Vucic: Two infections hit Albanians

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said today that he is concerned about the possible destabilization and escalation of conflicts in the region and that Serbia is doing everything to prevent it, as well as that our country must arm itself, as all the countries around us do.

Montenegro Greens See Red Over River Dam Project

Several dozen people in the northern Montenegrin town of Bijelo Polje rallied on Saturday against a government plan to build a dam on the Bistrica River, which the authorities have now pledged to cancel.

Where the Most Generous People Live?

Bulgaria is among the last in the ranking of 126 countries.

 

A large-scale study of people's willingness to donate money or help others in the first place by generously Americans, writes Di Welt.

Charity Aid Foundation's analysis has taken a decade and reached 1.3 million people in 126 countries.

Russian Oligarch’s Compensation Case Against Montenegro ‘Rejected’

Montenegro's Economy Ministry said on Wednesday that the Arbitration Institute of the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce rejected the case for compensation brought by Oleg Deripaska, owner of the Central European Aluminium Company, CEAC.

The Bulgarian Economy Is the Most Competitive in the Balkans

The Bulgarian economy is ranked 49th in the global competitiveness ranking according to the World Economic Forum (CIF) ranking. In 2019, Bulgaria climbs two positions in the prestigious ranking, comprising 141 countries worldwide. The country's score is 64.9 points.

Serbian Bishops Protest Over Patriarch’s Award for President

Serbian Orthodox bishops have voiced concern for the image of the Church after their leader, Patriarch Irinej, on Tuesday handed President Aleksandar Vucic a prestigious award for the "great deeds" he had done for Serbia and Kosovo.

A group of 14 bishops said in a letter to the Patriarch sent the same evening that they feared the reputation of the Church might be tarnished.

Montenegro Prosecutor to Remain Despite Bribery Probe

Montenegro's Prosecutorial Council decided on Tuesday that Ivica Stankovic should remain the country's acting Supreme State Prosecutor because no one has applied to be his successor.

PSD's Dancila: European integration of Western Balkan countries will strengthen the European Union

The European integration of the Western Balkan countries will strengthen the European Union and consolidate peace, solidarity, prosperity in the Balkan region, Prime Minister and Chairperson of the Social Democratic Party (PSD) Viorica Dancila stated at the signing event of the Joint Declaration on the integration of the Western Balkans countries in the EU.

Montenegro Reconsiders Extradition of ‘Gulenist’ to Turkey

Montenegro's Appeal Court has told a local court in the country to make a new ruling on a Turkish extradition request for Gulenist movement member Harun Ayvaz, who is wanted in his home country for alleged terrorism offences.

Admitting Western Balkans is an EU priority

The enlargement of the European Union into the Western Balkans is one of his priorities, the EU's incoming foreign policy chief, Josep Borrell, said on Monday.

Can Europe Help the Balkans Keep its Young Emigrants?

A big question, however, is whether opening EU accession talks, or even eventual membership, will actually persuade young and skilled women and men to stay in the region.

The answer gets more complicated when the Western Balkan six — Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro, North Macedonia, and Serbia — are compared with neighbouring Croatia.

Predrag Milincic, Market Director of Mars Bulgaria: Nutrition trends on the industry challenge the food producers all over the world

 

Predrag Milincic is a market director of Mars Bulgaria and also of the other countries from the region - Serbia, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Kosovo and Albania. Before joining the team of the food producer he worked for Coca Cola for 15 years. Predrag Milincic holds a master degree on management from Sheffield University.

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