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Montenegrin Language Granted International Recognition.

After a nine-year struggle, Montenegrin has been officially recognised by the International Organization for Standardization as a separate language from Serbian.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Montenegro, Croatia 'Close to Deal' on Disputed Yugoslav Ship.

Croatia and Montenegro appear set to finally solve a 25-year ownership dispute over Jadran, a former Royal Yugoslav military training ship built in the 1930s, which is claimed by both countries.

- Balkan Insight - UK

EU opens new accession talks with Serbia, Montenegro.

The EU on Monday opened two new chapters in Serbia's accession negotiations - on company law and external relations - and two chapters with Montenegro - on freedom of movement for workers and freedom to provide services. Serbia, which started talks in 2014, has opened 12 out of 35 chapters, with two already closed. ...

- EU Observer - EU

EU advances membership talks for Montenegro, Serbia.

The EU on Monday opened new chapters in its membership talks with Montenegro and Serbia, countries which European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker says he expects to join the bloc by 2025.

- EurActive - UK

EU To Open New Negotiation Chapters With Montenegro, Serbia.

The European Union is expected on December 11 to open new chapters in the accession negotiations with Montenegro and Serbia in a move that would bring the two countries closer to joining the bloc.

- Radio Free Europe - US

Montenegro: Milo to return to power?.

Montenegro's ruling DPS party wants its leader Milo Djukanovic to be a candidate in the presidential elections in 2018. The Podgorica-based daily Pobjeda writes that the DPS main board will meet to consider this by the end of the month - and that the mood "at all party levels" is "unanimously" in favor of Djukanovic ...

- B92 - SK

Albania Woos Luxury Hotel Brands with Tax Breaks.

Albania is planning to try to lure five-star hotel brands with tax breaks, including scrapping profit and property taxes, to increase its appeal for the higher-end of the tourist trade. With travel and tourism accounting for 8.4 percent of gross domestic product in 2016, rising demand to visit the country between Montenegro ...

- Voice of America - US

Serbia and Bulgaria agree to reduce roaming charges.

Bulgaria and Serbia are set to sign an agreement on reducing roaming charges, Bulgarian PM Boyko Borisov said after a meeting with his Serbian counterpart. Borisov and Ana Brnabic met in Sofia on Thursday on the sidelines of an international conference dedicated to stronger regional integration in the Balkans, attended also ...

- B92 - SK

President Rumen Radev Held Consecutive Meetings with the Heads of State of Kosovo and Montenegro.

President Rumen Radev held consecutive meetings with the Heads of State of Kosovo and Montenegro Hashim Thaci and Filip Vujanović at Dondukov 2, reported BGNES. During the talks, the Bulgarian President confirmed Bulgaria's readiness to provide support in every sphere of the Western Balkan countries in the process of the ...

- Novinite - BG

PM Boyko Borissov Will Open a Forum to Support Regional Integration in the Western Balkans.

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov and World Bank Chief Executive Officer will open a forum today that launches an initiative to support regional integration in the Western Balkans, reported BGNES. At a conference in the National Palace of Culture at the invitation of the Bulgarian Prime Minister will be Kosovo President Hashim ...

- Novinite - BG

Travel and Leisure weighs in with their picks for top destinations of 2018.

NEW YORK, Dec 7 — From Uzbekistan to Montenegro, and Mexico City to Edmonton, Alberta, Travel and Leisure's list of the top 50 places to visit in 2018 is an eye-opening look at the destinations that are currently at the forefront of the...

- The Malay Mail - MY

Kosovo Commission Calls Montenegro Border Deal Damaging

The Kosovo government's new commission on the border deal with Montenegro has attacked the agreement, saying it endorsed a border that did not follow Kosovo's previous border, when it was a province of Yugoslavia.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Kosovo Commission Calls Montenegro Border Deal Damaging Deal

The Kosovo government's new commission on the border deal with Montenegro has attacked the agreement, saying it endorsed a border that did not follow Kosovo's previous border, when it was a province of Yugoslavia.

- Balkan Insight - UK

EU Expansion Receives an Unlikely Boost

Transatlantic TakeBRUSSELS — A reaffirmation of interest in the Western Balkans, a politically fragile area surrounded by EU member states, is timely. But EU leaders in Brussels should not get too far ahead of member states or raise hopes that are unlikely to be fulfilled. President of the European Commission Jean-Claude ...

- GMF - DE

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