Novi Pazar

Country: Serbia Population: 66 530

Turkey’s Pragmatic Policy in the Balkans has its Limits

Then September brought a flurry of meetings: Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu travelled to Serbia to open a Turkish consulate in the city of Novi Pazar, part of the southwestern region of Sandzak, straddling both Serbia and Montenegro and mainly populated by Bosniak Muslims; Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic visited Erdogan in Istanbul; and Erdogan met Croatian President Zoran Milanov

Serbian Mayor’s Assistant Sacked for Criticising President

Emir Asceric told BIRN on Tuesday that he has been dismissed from his post as assistant to the mayor of the southern, mainly Bosniak-populated town of Novi Pazar because he claimed that President Aleksandar Vucic used the delivery of medical supplies and equipment for political purposes.

An earthquake hit Serbia today: Epicenter 700 meters from Monastery Djurdjevi stupovi

The epicenter of the earthquake was three kilometers north of Novi Pazar in the direction of Golija, or about 700 meters from the medieval monastery Djurdjevi stupovi, the endowment of Stefan Nemanja from the 12th century, which is on the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Serbian Prosecutors Await Advice Over ISIS Suspect

Serbia's Prosecutor's Office for Organized Crime said it is awaiting more extensive expertise before deciding whether to take on the case of man recently arrested by the police and allegedly planning a terrorist attack.

The man in questi0n, Armin Alibasic, was arrested on January 13 in the southwest Serbian city of Novi Pazar in Serbia's mainly Muslim Sandzak region.