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Berane: Bear stralled through the city PHOTO / VIDEO

The photo, and then the video, was posted on the social network Instagram by Mio Dobrainovi.
Portal Berane online writes that the police are securing the cubs and that the local hunting association has been called, while the arrival of the authorities from Podgorica is awaited. The bear is, by the way, an endangered species in Europe.

Disagreements Over Prosecution Law Test Montenegro’s Fragile Coalition

Montenegrin PM Zdravko Krivokapic at a parliamentary session in Podgorica. Photo: Parliament of Montenegro

On Wednesday, leaders of the Front, the largest coalition in the ruling majority, warned the government that if it did not adopt the law and dismiss the special state prosecutor, it will not vote for the state budget or other law proposals.

Serbian Church Picks Patriarch, Politics in Play

"It was always important for the state to have the support of the Serbian Orthodox Church for its policy, whether domestic or international," he said. "The pressure is not bigger now," Aleksic said, but Vucic's constant presence in the media makes his role appear "most important".

Montenegrin Special Prosecutor Accused of Protecting Former Officials

Montenegrin Special State Prosecutor Milivoje Katnic in Podgorica. Photo: PR Centar.

Montenegro's State Prosecutor, Zivko Savovic, on Monday accused the Special State Prosecutor, Milivoje Katnic, of illegal acts during investigations into former ruling party officials.

Family of Murdered Montenegrin Editor Wants Case Reopened

The new government, a coalition of three political blocs who together control 41 of parliament's 81 seats, has vowed to uphold the rule of law, get to the bottom of a string of corruption scandals and end the climate of impunity surrounding attacks on journalists.

Serbia's back on the "red list"

In addition to Serbia, Albania, Bahrain, Colombia, the Seychelles, the United Arab Emirates, but also the German provinces of Brandenburg, Sachsen-Anhalt, and several French and Italian regions are returning to the "red list".
There are 31 countries on the list, and as far as the Western Balkans are concerned, only Montenegro is on the "red list".

Montenegro’s COVID-19 Hotspots Demand New Measures as Crisis Escalates

Montenegrin minister of health Jelena Borovinic Bojovic on the press conference.Photo: Government of Montenegro

On Tuesday, the Institute for Public Health said Montenegro currently had 1,257 active coronavirus active cases for every 100,000 citizens. This is the highest rate in the region.

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.