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US Embassy in MNE Donates Equipment to Border PolicePhoto: US Embassy Montenegro

US Embassy in MNE Donates Equipment to Border Police

“On November 7, 2017 the EXBS Program (Export Control and Related Border Security Program), US Embassy Podgorica, donated inspection and detection equipment to the Montenegrin Border Police. This specialized equipment consisted of a  portable X-Ray inspection system, two thermal imager cameras, six video scopes, two all-terrain vehicle (ATV) […]

Juncker – Serbia, Montenegro in EU Before 2025; Bulgaria in EurozonePhoto: The Independent

Juncker – Serbia, Montenegro in EU Before 2025; Bulgaria in Eurozone

“‘I think that Serbia and Montenegro will become EU members before 2025,’ European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker replied to Tanjug’s question about “EU’s intentions that should be presented in the strategy for the successful accession of Serbia and Montenegro to the European Union” that he recently announced in a […]

Large Economic Growth in Slovenia

Large Economic Growth in Slovenia

“The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said on Tuesday it has lifted its forecast for Slovenia’s economic growth to 4.0% in 2017, from 2.5% predicted in May, on robust domestic demand. Strong consumption momentum and strong recovery in investments, with the start of the new EU […]

ICTY Chief in SarajevoUNMICT

ICTY Chief in Sarajevo

“The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo on Monday ahead of a progress report to be delivered to the UN Security Council. Serge Brammertz met the Bosniak member of the country’s tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, to […]

Peace March from Srebrenica to Vukovar Commences

Peace March from Srebrenica to Vukovar Commences

“A group of 20 people on Tuesday began to march hundreds of kilometers to Croatia from Bosnia to honor the victims of the 1991 Vukovar massacre. The walk, entitled the Srebrenica-Odzak-Vukovar Peace March, began from the Potocari Memorial Cemetery in Srebrenica where more than 8,000 Bosnian Muslims were […]

AGROKOR: Ivica Todoric Turns Himself InPixell/dnevnik.hr

AGROKOR: Ivica Todoric Turns Himself In

“Agorkor’s founder and ousted owner, Ivica Todoric, was arrested this morning in London. Todorić turned himself in to police and was subsequently arrested. No word yet on when and if he will be extradited to face criminal charges in Croatia. Disgraced businessman, Ivica Todorić, answered calls by London police […]

Kos. Minister of Justice Tahiri – EULEX, Get OutPhoto: Lajmi

Kos. Minister of Justice Tahiri – EULEX, Get Out

“On  the Pulse TV program, Minister of Justice Abelard Tahiri, has said that the time has come for the European Rule of Law Mission in Kosovo (EULEX) to complete its mandate. This is because, according to him, Kosovo is ready to function as a state. “We are talking about […]

US Amb Baily Statement at Countering Violent Extremism Exercise (Skopje)US Embassy Skopje

US Amb Baily Statement at Countering Violent Extremism Exercise (Skopje)

US Ambassador Jess L. Baily has given remarks at the three-day Countering Violent Extremism tabletop exercise in Skopje. “Macedonia has been – and continues to be – a strong, reliable partner in the fight against terrorism and the spread of violent extremism.  We will continue to work together, to […]

Will Macedonia Change Its Name?JetSettingFools

Will Macedonia Change Its Name?

Talks of Macedonia changing its name has come up in the news again with Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev stating, “When it comes to the part of Aegean Macedonia (northern Greece) say this is part of Europe, to keep around these things and words that we use. But what’s […]

What’s Holding Up MNE-KOS Border Demarcation?

What’s Holding Up MNE-KOS Border Demarcation?

The border demarcation between the two countries is a done deal for one of them, Montenegro. Its parliament has already ratified the 2015 agreement and awaits Kosovo’s parliament to do the same. Kosovo Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj has called for ‘international arbitration solution for the demarcation of the […]