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Montenegrin president wins third term, opposition cries foul

By Petar Komnenic PODGORICA (Reuters) - Montenegrin President Filip Vujanovic claimed a third term on Monday in the largely ceremonial post, but opposition allegations of election fraud could trigger instability in the tiny Adriatic republic seeking European Union membership. Election authorities declared Vujanovic winner of a Sunday election, but the narrow margin of victory marked a blow for the ruling Democratic Party of Socialists (DPS) after more than two decades in power.

Presidential vote divides Montenegro's ruling coalition

* Co-ruling party lodges court challenge against incumbent * Vujanovic elected twice, but only once since independence * Row could destabilise coalition - analyst By Petar Komnenic PODGORICA, Feb 14 (Reuters) - A junior partner in Montenegro's governing coalition lodged a court challenge on Thursday against President Filip Vujanovic's bid for re-election, exposing a rift that could threaten the ruling alliance.
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