Erdogan's mosques in the Balkans

Just about everyone knows that there is more than one dimension to the name dispute between Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia (FYROM).

There is the geopolitical tension between the West and Russia, but there is also the role of Turkey and its continued penetration in the Balkans - using religion as a way in - which should be of particular concern to Western powers.

French and German ambassadors speak after Putin's visit

According to Blic, this is the message of the ambassadors of those countries posted Belgrade, Thomas Schieb and Frederic Mondoloni.

In an interview with thenewspaper, Mondoloni noted that in previous years the Serbian authorities made visible efforts to invite and welcome leaders from the main partner countries.

Record High Number of Participants Expected in the Mummers Festival in Pernik

Some 7,500 participants from 9 countries are expected to take part in this year's edition of the international mummers festival "Surva" in Bulgaria's town of Pernik. They will present customs and traditions of ancient origin. The festival will run from 25th to 27th of January, reports BNT.