Vijesti

Montenegrin News Magazine Battles Libel Conviction

Independent weekly Monitor has filed a constitutional complaint after the Montenegrin court ruled that the magazine is obliged to pay 5,000 euros in damages to Djukanovic's sister, lawyer Ana Kolarevic, for articles in which she was linked to corruption during the privatisation of the state-owned Telekom company in 2005.

Bosnia Authorities Investigate Jihadist Website

Bosnian authorities are investigating an Islamist website, Vijesti Ummeta, which uses a wordpress platform to publishing articles in support of ISIS and glorifying the recent mass killing in Paris.

It also republishes propaganda material made by the Islamic State, ISIS, translated into the Bosnian language.

Montenegrin town to make Serbian president honorary citizen

The municipality of Berane in northern Montenegro has unanimously decided to declare Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic its honorary citizen.

The Podgorica-based daily Vijesti is reporting about this, noting that the initiative met with the support of all 35 councilors from the "Zdravo Berane" SNP-DF coalition, and those from the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS).

Montenegro Revives Plan to Sell Passports to Investors

Montenegro's government plans to offer citizenship to foreign investors who are willing to invest money in the undeveloped north of the country, media reported on Tuesday.

The Tourism Ministry is preparing an "economic citizenship" package designed for foreign investors but has not specified a date when the scheme will begin.

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