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NATO says Montenegro membership will send 'clear signal'
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NATO says Montenegro membership will send 'clear signal'

Yahoo News Montenegro's NATO membership will send a strong signal of commitment to regional security, secretary general Jens Stoltenberg said Thursday, amid growing Western concern about Russian

Serbia arrests 2 men sought in Montenegro failed coup
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Serbia arrests 2 men sought in Montenegro failed coup

Yahoo News BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — Serbian police have arrested two Serbs sought by Montenegro for alleged involvement in a pro-Russian plot to overthrow the Balkan country's government.

Montenegro seeks Russians, Serbians over election attack
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Montenegro seeks Russians, Serbians over election attack

Yahoo News Montenegro's prosecutors said Tuesday they have issued international arrest warrants for two Russian and three Serbian nationals suspected of planning an anti-government attack during

Montenegro seeks 2 Russians over anti-NATO coup attempt
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Montenegro seeks 2 Russians over anti-NATO coup attempt

Yahoo News PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro has issued an international arrest warrant for two Russians and three Serbs for their alleged involvement in a coup plot to overthrow the small

Montenegro MPs to vote on joining NATO in snub to Russia
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Montenegro MPs to vote on joining NATO in snub to Russia

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's defense minister says the small Balkan country will decide whether to join NATO in a parliamentary vote and not a popular referendum as sought by the

Kosovo, Montenegro premiers meet in neighboring Albania
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Kosovo, Montenegro premiers meet in neighboring Albania

PRISTINA, Kosovo (AP) — Officials say the prime ministers of Kosovo and Montenegro have met for talks on bilateral and regional issues.

Montenegro votes in Djukanovic ally as PM
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Montenegro votes in Djukanovic ally as PM

Former spy chief Dusko Markovic replaces Djukanovic, who announced following elections in October that he would step down as premier after more than 25 years at the helm. Markovic, 58, pledged to

NATO chief rejects interference in Montenegro membership bid
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NATO chief rejects interference in Montenegro membership bid

BRUSSELS (AP) — NATO's secretary-general says that no one has the right to try to stop Montenegro from joining the military alliance or interfere with elections in the Balkans state.

Montenegro's shunned donkey's milk new health trend
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Montenegro's shunned donkey's milk new health trend

Machines long ago usurped a donkey's traditional role as the farmer's beast of burden, but the animals are winning new fans in Montenegro -- thanks to their luxury milk. "This milk is extremely

Montenegro inaugurates cemetery for WWII German soldiers
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Montenegro inaugurates cemetery for WWII German soldiers

GOLUBOVCI, Montenegro (AP) — Officials have inaugurated a cemetery for German soldiers killed in Montenegro during World War II, hailing it as an act of reconciliation important for the future.

Montenegro jails Turkish citizen wanted in US for drug trade
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Montenegro jails Turkish citizen wanted in US for drug trade

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegrin police say they have detained a Turkish citizen who is wanted in the United States on suspicion of drug- and weapons-smuggling.

Montenegro PM accuses pro-Russian opposition over 'plot'
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Montenegro PM accuses pro-Russian opposition over 'plot'

Montenegro's outgoing Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic on Wednesday accused the pro-Russian opposition of involvement in an alleged plot to "execute" him. The main opposition pro-Russian Democratic

Montenegro: Russians behind Election Day coup attempt
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Montenegro: Russians behind Election Day coup attempt

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro says an investigation has shown that Russian nationalists were behind an alleged coup attempt on election day because of the government's bid to join NATO.

Montenegro's election commission declares final results
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Montenegro's election commission declares final results

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's state election commission has declared the final results of the Oct. 16 parliamentary election despite a walkout by opposition representatives who have

Montenegro's veteran PM stepping down for new govt: party
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Montenegro's veteran PM stepping down for new govt: party

Montenegro's veteran leader Milo Djukanovic will not continue as prime minister in the next government according to his party, which topped recent parliamentary polls. The Democratic Party of

Montenegro PM hints Russian connection in coup attempt
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Montenegro PM hints Russian connection in coup attempt

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's prime minister suggested Tuesday that Russia was involved in an alleged coup attempt on the country's election day and he accused the opposition of

Serbia unmasks plot to sway election in neighboring Montenegro: PM
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Serbia unmasks plot to sway election in neighboring Montenegro: PM

Serbia has detained a number of people over a suspected plot to sway the outcome of Montenegro's Oct. 16 election, the Serbian prime minister said on Monday, citing "undeniable and material" evidence

Official count confirms win of Montenegro's pro-West party
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Official count confirms win of Montenegro's pro-West party

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The official results of last weekend's elections in Montenegro have confirmed that the long-ruling pro-Western party of Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic won most votes —

Serbs arrested for attack plot as Montenegro votes
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Serbs arrested for attack plot as Montenegro votes

News of the arrest of 20 Serbs ratcheted up tensions in the small ex-Yugoslav state which were already high over veteran premier Milo Djukanovic's plans to forge closer ties with the EU and NATO. The

Serbs arrested for Montenegro vote 'attack plans'
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Serbs arrested for Montenegro vote 'attack plans'

Montenegro said it had arrested 20 Serbs for planning to carry out attacks after voting wraps up in the Balkan nation's tense parliamentary elections on Sunday. The attacks would have targeted the

The Latest: Fearing attacks, Montenegro arrests 20 Serbs
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The Latest: Fearing attacks, Montenegro arrests 20 Serbs

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — The Latest on Montenegro's parliamentary election (all times local):

The West and Russia clash in election in tiny Montenegro
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The West and Russia clash in election in tiny Montenegro

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegrins are voting in a parliamentary election that could determine whether the small Balkan state continues on its Western course or turns back to its traditional

NATO, Russia overshadow Montenegro vote
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NATO, Russia overshadow Montenegro vote

By Aleksandar Vasovic PODGORICA (Reuters) - Montenegro's ruling party faced a tough test in national elections on Sunday, hoping its promise to bring the country into NATO and closer to the European

Montenegro votes as veteran PM warns of anti-NATO threat
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Montenegro votes as veteran PM warns of anti-NATO threat

Montenegro votes Sunday with opposition groups hoping to end the quarter-century rule of pro-Western premier Milo Djukanovic, who warns that his rivals would derail imminent NATO accession.

Prime minister: It's Russia vs. the West in Montenegro vote
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Prime minister: It's Russia vs. the West in Montenegro vote

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — Montenegro's election Sunday will decide whether the small Balkan state continues on a Western course or becomes "a Russian colony," the prime minister said as he faced