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Two men suspected of terrorism activities in Montenegro arrested in Serbia

ZAGREB, Jan 14 (Hina) - Two Serbian citizens suspected of having taken part in an attempted coup d'etat in Montenegro have been arrested on a Montenegrin warrant, the media in Belgrade reported on Friday.

Djukanovic withdraws from Montenegrin parliament

Milo Djukanovic, leader of the Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS), has resigned as a member of the Montenegrin parliament, the parliament said on Friday.

Montenegro premier "needs to rest" after quarter-century in power

Montenegro’s longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said that the need for rest led him to leave government after another election win earlier this month.

Montenegro's Djukanovic to step aside, but keep grip on power

Montenegro's longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic will quit the government voluntarily for the third time in 25 years, but indicated Wednesday that he will keep power in his hands by remaining the head of his ruling party.

Djukanovic won't continue as Montenegrin prime minister

Montenegro's longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic will not continue as the government head despite just having won a close election race, a statement by his Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) indicated Tuesday.

Serbia arrests people suspected of illegal activities against Montenegro

Vucic said that law enforcement authorities in Serbia had collected material evidence against the latest arrestees who had reportedly planned in Serbia "to conduct various illegal activities directed against the territory of Montenegro."

Detention set for 14 Serbs over attempt to disrupt Montenegrin vote

Prosecutorial authorities in Montenegro on Monday reported that detention had been assigned to 14 out of 20 Serbian citizens arrested on Saturday night on suspicion of planning violent incidents in the capital of Podgorica and attacks on Prime Minister Mile Djukanovic and official institutions in order to disrupt Sunday's general election.

Djukanovic claims Montenegro win, says on track for NATO and EU

Montenegro remains on track for NATO and EU membership, said longtime Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic early Monday after securing a win in parliamentary elections the day before.

Montenegro election: DPS wins 35 seats, DF 18

Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic's Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) won Sunday's parliamentary election in Montenegro, but will not be able to form a government on its own.

Montenegro's Djukanovic set to extend 25-year reign reign

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic and his Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) were on their way to extend their 25-year reign after winning the most votes in Sunday's tense election, projections indicated.

News of terrorism threat ups ante in nail-biting Montenegrin polls

Tensions went up by a notch during elections in Montenegro Sunday when police said they had arrested 20 Serbian nationals, accusing them of intent to destabilize the country by terrorism.

Electioneering ban ahead of Sunday's Montenegro parl. polls

A ban on electioneering took effect on Saturday in Montenegro ahead of Sunday's parliamentary election, the tenth since the introduction of a multi-party system and the fourth since that former Yugoslav republic gained independence, and the vote will be a sort of referendum for or against NATO and European Union membership.

Montenegrin elections cast uncertainty on Djukanovic's 25-year reign

Milo Djukanovic has governed Montenegro since 1991, weathering Yugoslav wars, UN sanctions, and breaks with "sister" Serbia and "mother" Russia. But voters may on Sunday show that they have had enough of the suspicions of corruption always surrounding him.

Djukanovic says Montenegro's EU, NATO bids not anti-Russian

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said on Saturday that his country's orientation towards Europe and NATO was not anti-Russian and that it was not true that all NATO members were Russia's enemies.

Montenegro's role in 1991 shelling of Dubrovnik is a disgrace, says PM

What happened in Dubrovnik in 1991 is a disgrace for Montenegro and it must "never happen again because it wasn't in Montenegro's national interest," Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said in parliament on Wednesday.

Montenegrin PM doesn't expect strained relations with Russia

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said on Saturday that he did not expect the relations with Russia to be strained further after the signing of a protocol on Montenegro's NATO accession.

Montenegro hopes to join NATO by mid-2017 despite Russian concerns

Montenegro expects to join NATO by the middle of 2017, Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic said Thursday, as his country and the military alliance signed an accession protocol despite Russian concerns over the move.

Djukanovic: Montenegro to join NATO by mid-2017

Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic is convinced that his country can expect to become a full member of NATO by the middle of next year because accession negotiations are progressing very well.

Montenegrin parliament votes confidence in Djukanovic Cabinet

After a three-day debate, the Montenegrin parliament late on Wednesday evening voted confidence in the government of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, ...

New protests staged in Podgorica against Djukanovic government

Several thousand Montenegrins rallied on Sunday in Podgorica at the invitation of the pro-Serbian opposition to protest against the government led by Milo Djukanovic on which the parliament will take a vote of confidence on Monday.

Montenegrin PM surprised by Serbian President's statements

Djukanovic said he would continue to work on improvement of the Montenegro-Serbia relations and would not be deterred by such statements.

Montenegrin officials happy with invitation to join NATO

"Montenegro is entering an exclusive bloc of countries that are a synonym for the best values of the contemporary civilisation," 

Montenegro replies to Russia: We decide on our own future in NATO

Russia's request comes ahead of the meeting of the western military alliance's ministers in early December, when Montenegro should be invited to join NATO.

Slovenian, Montenegrin premiers advocate European prospects of region

Djukanovic's official visit to Ljubljana, arranged before the riots and protests by the Opposition started in Podgorica, was his first visit to Slovenia in five years.
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