Thousands protest church property bill in Montenegro
Several thousand followers of the Serbian Orthodox Church rallied in Montenegro on Saturday against a controversial bill that they say will "steal" church property and give it to the state.
Sterling dropped against Montenegro after bust up with Gomez
Raheem Sterling will not be considered for England’s Euro 2020 qualifier against Montenegro following a reported bust up between the Manchester City forward and Liverpool defender Joe Gomez.
Southgate condemns racism as UEFA charge Montenegro
Gareth Southgate has called for education to stamp out racism in football as European governing body UEFA opened disciplinary proceedings against Montenegro following abuse aimed at black England players during his side's 5-1 Euro 2020 qualifier win in Podgorica.
Montenegro's pro-Russian opposition leader arrested
One of the leaders of Montenegro's pro-Russian opposition was arrested Friday for refusing to testify in a corruption case, officials said.
Fugitive ex-Macedonian PM hit with new criminal cases
Macedonia prosecutors filed two new indictments Thursday against fugitive former premier Nikola Gruevski, who said this week he was granted asylum in Hungary after fleeing a two-year jail sentence in his homeland. Gruevski, a former strongman close to Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban, fled to Budapest earlier this month after being sentenced in Macedonia for…
Trump blasts Montenegro, questions NATO mutual defense
Days after a widely slammed summit with his Russian counterpart, President Donald Trump drew fresh scorn Wednesday for questioning NATO's undergirding principle and for attacking "tiny" Montenegro, whose accession to the alliance enraged Moscow.
Montenegro votes for new leader with pro-western veteran tipped to win
The people of Montenegro voted Sunday in polls expected to see pro-Western six-time former prime minister Milo Djukanovic elected as president of the tiny Balkan nation that is aspiring to join the EU. Having dominated politics in the former Yugoslav republic for nearly 25 years, Djukanovic stepped down as prime minister in October 2016. He…
Pence declares future of Western Balkans 'in the West'
US Vice President Mike Pence said Wednesday that the future of the Western Balkans lay "in the West", on the last leg of a tour aimed at reassuring Eastern European allies worried by Russia.
Montenegro wildfires rage but 'under control' in Croatia
Firefighters in Montenegro battled for a third day Wednesday to douse wildfires along the Adriatic coast, hoping to put them under control after international help arrived.