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Montenegrin Parliament Ratifies the Paris Climate Accords

Montenegrin Parliament Ratifies the Paris Climate Accords

Parliament officially ratified the Paris Climate Accord confirming Montenegro’s fight against climate change. In total, 41 Parliamentarians (all present) voted in support. Sustainable Development and Tourism Minister Pavle Radulovic took the lead and pledged Montenegro would reduce greenhouse gas emissions by at least 1,572 kilotons. He pointed out […]

CNN Features Sarajevo Holiday Inn 2.0

CNN Features Sarajevo Holiday Inn 2.0

“It’s painted canary yellow and looks like it’s built from giant LEGO blocks — but the most remarkable thing about the Holiday Hotel in Sarajevo isn’t its appearance. It’s that the hotel is here at all, given the adversity it’s faced in recent years, let alone enjoying a […]

Macedonia Marks Uprising Day Against Fascism

Macedonia Marks Uprising Day Against Fascism

Macedonia celebrates the 76th anniversary of the Uprising of the Macedonian people against fascism. The uprising originated in central Macedonian town of Prilep and Kumanovo, a mere 9 miles from the Serbian border. The public holiday is marked by ceremonies across Macedonia where politicians, and citizens alike, lay […]

Panoramic scenes of the Pester plateau, karst region in southwestern Serbia. It situated in the area of Raska. The most part of Pešter is located in the municipality of Sjenica. The relief of Pester Plateau is characterized by low, hilly terrain, streams

Day Two: Erdoğan Calls Novi Pazar His Homeland

Serbian President Aleskandar Vučić accompanied his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, to the southern Serbian city of Novi Pazar today. The city was decked out in Turkish and Serbian flags as well as banners reading “Vučić-Erdoğan.” Erdoğan, enthused to be in the muslim majority city, stated, “Novi Pazar is […]

Obtaining a Visa Liberalized Passport Not an Option for Kosovars

Obtaining a Visa Liberalized Passport Not an Option for Kosovars

Kosovo President Hashim Thaçi met with his Albanian counterpart, Ilir Meta, today to discuss visa liberalization and passports. They released a joint statement today in which Thaçi urged Meta to grant Kosovar Albanians citizenship of the Republic of Albania. Albania has had visa free travel to the EU since 2010. […]

Serbian, Montenegrin Foreign Ministers Aim for Europe!

Serbian, Montenegrin Foreign Ministers Aim for Europe!

Former Ambassador to the US, and current Montenegrin Foreign Minister Dr. Srdjan Darmanović met with his Serbian counterpart, Ivica Dačić, in Belgrade today to discuss regional stability and the goal integration of the Western Balkans into the European Union. They spoke about regional interests including their “historical, geographical, cultural, and […]

Holocaust Revisionism Accusations in Croatia

Holocaust Revisionism Accusations in Croatia

The World Jewish Congress published a 4,000 word position paper this week urging the world community to oppose “brazen attempts” to revise Holocaust history in Croatia. This follows boycotts in 2016 and 2017 of official Holocaust commemorations sponsored by Zagreb. (Tablet)

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Wonder Woman as a Bosnian?

Israeli actress, Gal Gadot, aka Wonder Woman “played a Bosnian woman on a blind date with OJ Simpson” on Saturday Night Live this past weekend. (Jewish Telegraphic Agency)  

Day One: Erdoğan Talks Trade in Serbia

Day One: Erdoğan Talks Trade in Serbia

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan met today with his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vučić, to discuss trade agreements and Turkey’s influence in the region. The current trade exchange between the two countries is $800 million, which Erdoğan noted “is not enough.” The two countries have shared a tumultuous history – the Ottoman Empire […]

Ten EU Ambassadors in Ulcinj, Montenegro

Ten EU Ambassadors in Ulcinj, Montenegro

Ten ambassadors of European countries had a “working visit” to the beautiful coastal city of Ulcinj. They were led by the Head of the Division of the EU Political Affairs and European Integration, Plamena Halacheva and Ambassador of the EU in Montenegro, Aivo Orav. The President of the Albanian majority […]