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Pompeo cautions Balkan leaders about Chinese economic influence

Visiting southeastern Europe, US secretary of state warns leaders over Beijing's conditional infrastructure investments.

Pompeo cautions Balkan leaders about Chinese economic influence

Opinion

China enters the Balkans

Can Beijing leverage its investments to become another major player in the region?

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Montenegro

Montenegro fires football coach for boycotting Kosovo game

Ljubisa Tumbakovic skips match amid Serbian campaign against Serbs playing in games with Kosovo.

Montenegro fires football coach for boycotting Kosovo game

Montenegro

Russian spies found guilty of Montenegro coup attempt

Court found 14 people intended to take over parliament, assassinate PM to set up pro-Russia, anti-NATO leadership.

Russian spies found guilty of Montenegro coup attempt

US & Canada

US sanctions 16 Russian military spies, troll farm

Washington responds to a 'wide range of malign activity', including interference in the 2016 presidential vote.

US sanctions 16 Russian military spies, troll farm

Opinion

Russia's military unintelligence

Why the Russian intelligence agencies keep failing abroad.

Roman Dobrokhotov

by Roman Dobrokhotov

Roman Dobrokhotov

Montenegro

Balkan countries pressured by EU over refugee migration route

A new immigration route through Balkan region worrying Germany, Austria and other EU countries trying to prevent the passage of refugees and migrants.

Opinion

Meet the EU's next member state: Montenegro

Montenegro is likely to join the EU soon but it will do so under the same political leader it's had since 1991.

Dimitar Bechev

by Dimitar Bechev

Dimitar Bechev

Montenegro

Pro-EU candidate wins Montenegro’s presidential poll

The veteran leader and former MP Milo Djukanovic favours European integration.

Montenegro's Djukanovic wins presidency, avoids runoff

International Women's Day

Girls unwanted: 'This is not a country for women'

Practice of female selective abortion has long been an open secret in Montenegro but is now being called out publicly.

Girls unwanted: 'This is not a country for women'

Europe

US VP visits Baltic states to ease concerns over Russia

Pence visiting Estonia, Georgia and Montenegro to signal support and draw line under perceived aggression from Moscow.

Mike Pence in Estonia to ease Russia concerns in Baltic

People & Power

A Very Montenegrin Coup

Last October, Montenegro's prime minister announced that an attempted coup had been foiled, but was this 'fake news'?

Europe

Russia rejects Montenegro's coup claims

Moscow denies Montenegro's claims that Russia was involved in a coup plot in the Balkan country last year.

Russia rejects Montenegro's coup claims

Montenegro

Fraud, terror claims cloud Montenegro elections

Will Montenegro elections depose longtime power holder Milo Djukanovic accused of controversial criminal ties?

Milo Djukanovic losing grip in Montenegro