Left-wing politics

"Building strong opposition challenge in reforms"

"Building strong opposition challenge in reforms"

BRUSSELS -- Building a strong opposition is one of the main challenges in reforming Serbia , Social Democratic Party (SDS) party leader Boris Tadic said on Friday.

The reason for this is "major asymmetry between the government and the opposition that constitutes a threat to political stability."

Montenegro Opposition Slates Mayor's Diplomatic Post

The Montenegrin parliament's Committee on International Relations on Thursday failed to agree on the candidacy of the former Mayor of Podgorica, Miomir Mugosa, for the post of ambassador to Slovenia.

Opposition MPs and deputies from the junior ruling party, the Social Democratic Party, SDP, boycotted the session.

Macedonia Opposition: Transcripts Show 'Staggering' Interference in Courts

Five conversations were published on Sunday at a press conference of the opposition Social Democratic Party, SDSM, involving discussions between top state officials, judges and a pro-government news editor about the appointment of judges as well as court cases and prosecutors' work.

‘Coup-gate’, corruption claims and ‘foreign intel services’ bedevil fYRoM

The increasingly authoritarian government of Prime Minister Nikola Gruevski in the neighboring former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (fYRoM) fell back on an “antiquated line of defense” last week in a bid to neutralize a political rival, namely, to indirectly involve Greek secret services.

DS leader takes part in PES Presidency meeting

BELGRADE - A delegation of the Democratic Party (DS) headed by party leader Bojan Pajtic has taken part in a working meeting of the Presidency of the Party of European Socialists (PES), where they expressed their support of a view that pursuing economic policies relying exclusively on savings measures needs to come to an end as soon as possible.