Italian prosecutors to charge former Montenegrin officials with cigarette smuggling

PODGORICA, Montenegro — Prosecutors in the Italian town of Bari reportedly have completed a preliminary probe into cigarette smuggling and will seek court proceedings against former Montenegrin Prime Minister Milo Djukanovic, former Finance Minister Miroslav Ivanisevic and Montenegro’s former trade attaché to Italy, Dusanka Pesic-Jeknic.

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EP president says EU remains committed to resolving medics’ case in Libya

European Parliament (EP) President Hans-Gert Poettering said Friday (June 22nd) that the EU remains committed to resolving the case of six medics – five Bulgarian nurses and a Palestinian doctor who has been granted Bulgarian citizenship – who face death sentences in Libya for allegedly infecting hundreds of children with …

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Kosovo Parliament adopts law on new travel documents

PRISTINA, Kosovo, Serbia — Parliament passed a law Thursday (June 21st) on travel documents, which aims to provide the public with highly secure passports, similar to those in Western European countries. Interior Minister Blerim Kuci says the law includes stiff fines for forgery or misuse.

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