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PODGORICA, Montenegro | Report: Montenegro seeks ex-CIA agent in failed coup

PODGORICA, Montenegro  — Montenegro on Thursday issued an international arrest warrant for a former CIA agent for alleged involvement in what the government said was a failed pro-Russia coup designed to prevent the Balkan country’s NATO membership. Montenegro’s state TV said that prosecutors want the extradition of Joseph Assad, a U.S. citizen born and raised … Continue reading PODGORICA, Montenegro | Report: Montenegro seeks ex-CIA agent in failed coup

PODGORICA, Montenegro | Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump’s attention

PODGORICA, Montenegro — World War III? Not us, say puzzled and concerned Montenegrins. Public officials in the tiny Balkan nation in southeastern Europe didn’t know what to say initially when U.S. President Donald Trump suggested Montenegro could set off a global Armageddon with a military of fewer than 2,000 members. That the leader of the … Continue reading PODGORICA, Montenegro | Montenegro more puzzled than affronted by Trump’s attention

PODGORICA, Montenegro | EU warns Montenegro after journalist is shot, wounded

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A senior European Union official warned Montenegro on Friday that its bid to join the bloc will be hampered unless the Balkan country curbs attacks on journalists. Johannes Hahn, the commissioner responsible for matters relating to the bloc’s enlargement, spoke after meeting with Olivera Lakic, a crime and corruption reporter for … Continue reading PODGORICA, Montenegro | EU warns Montenegro after journalist is shot, wounded

PODGORICA, Montenegro | EU foreign policy chief praises Montenegro’s role in Balkans

PODGORICA, Montenegro | April 19, 2018 (AP)(STL.News)  The European Union foreign policy chief on Thursday hailed efforts by nations in Western Balkans to advance toward membership in the bloc, ending a tour of the volatile region where Russia is also vying for influence. Federica Mogherini spoke in Serbian capital Belgrade, the last stop of her … Continue reading PODGORICA, Montenegro | EU foreign policy chief praises Montenegro’s role in Balkans

PODGORICA, Montenegro | Djukanovic vows EU path after sweeping Montenegro vote

PODGORICA, Montenegro | April 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Montenegro’s ruling party leader Milo Djukanovic swept a presidential election on Sunday, preliminary results showed, and he pledged to keep the small Balkan country firmly on a European path after it joined NATO last year in defiance of Russia. Djukanovic won 54 percent of the ballots, securing a … Continue reading PODGORICA, Montenegro | Djukanovic vows EU path after sweeping Montenegro vote

PODGORICA, Montenegro | Early results show Djukanovic sweeping Montenegro vote

PODGORICA, Montenegro | April 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Montenegro’s ruling party declared leader Milo Djukanovic the winner of Sunday’s presidential election after preliminary projections showed he swept the vote and avoided a runoff. “Milo Djukanovic is the new president of Montenegro,” said Milos Nikolic, from the Democratic Party of Socialists. “This is a great victory, a … Continue reading PODGORICA, Montenegro | Early results show Djukanovic sweeping Montenegro vote

PODGORICA, Montenegro | Montenegro’s ruling Democratic Party of Socialists declares leader Milo Djukanovic winner of presidential election

PODGORICA, Montenegro | April 15, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) — Montenegro’s ruling Democratic Party of Socialists declares leader Milo Djukanovic winner of presidential election.  By JEROME PUGMIRE by  Associated Press – published on STL.News by St. Louis Media, LLC (U.S)

PODGORICA, Montenegro | Montenegro votes for next president; favorite is pro-West

PODGORICA, Montenegro | April 14, 2018 (AP)(STL.News) Voters in Montenegro are casting ballots in a presidential election, with former Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic expected to win after his party defied Russia and took the small Balkan nation into NATO last year. The vote Sunday is the first since Montenegro joined the Western military alliance in … Continue reading PODGORICA, Montenegro | Montenegro votes for next president; favorite is pro-West