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Montenegro's Ruling Party Wins Local Elections

The ruling Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, party won most votes in ten out of 12 municipalities on Sunday, but will only be able to form an administration on its own in five of them.

The preliminary results show that the DPS, run by the country's veteran leader Milo Djukanovic, secured an absolute majority in the capital Podgorica for the first time since the early 2000s.

Montenegro is "on brink of civil war" - opposition leader

The leader of the opposition Democratic Front (DF), Andrija Mandic, says Montenegro is "on the brink of civil war."

Mandic, speaking on Tuesday during an unscheduled press conference, called on members of the Assembly and supporters of the opposition alliance to respond to regime's attack "in accordance with the traditions of Montenegro."

Montenegro: Opposition leaders stripped of immunity

The Montenegrin Assembly has voted to lift the immunity of leaders of the opposition Democratic Front Andrija Mandic and Milan Knezevic.

The country's special prosecutor requested this as the two members of the assembly are suspected of involvement in an alleged plot that included plans to carry out terrorist attacks during election night in Montenegro last October.

Opposition leaders accused of terrorism stripped of immunity

The Montenegrin Assembly has voted to lift the immunity of leaders of the opposition Democratic Front Andrija Mandic and Milan Knezevic.

The country's special prosecutor requested this as the two members of the assembly are suspected of involvement in an alleged plot that included plans to carry out terrorist attacks during election night in Montenegro last October.

Montenegro Opposition to Boycott Poll Over 'Coup' Claims

The opposition announced its boycott ahead of a parliamentary session on Wednesday at which Montenegrin lawmakers are expected to vote on a motion to strip two opposition leaders of their immunity from prosecution over their alleged involvement in a coup attempt on election day, October 16.

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