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Pahor hods several bilateral meetings in Munich

Munich – President Borut Pahor held several bilateral meetings on the sidelines of the Munich Security Conference, focussing on the Ukraine crisis, including with his Finish and Montenegrin counterparts.

Serbian President Gives Medal to Hollywood Star Johnny Depp

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday gave Hollywood star Johnny Depp a gold medal for "outstanding merits in public and cultural activities, especially in the field of film art and the promotion of the Republic of Serbia in the world".

More Countries in the Red Zone for Entering Bulgaria (Full List)

As of Thursday, February 17, the list of countries by color zones is updated, according to which the order of entry into Bulgaria is determined.

The red zone will include France, Belgium, Portugal, Switzerland, Cyprus, the Maldives, Armenia, Belarus, Russia, Japan and others.

Secretive Jewish Sect Causes Stir in North Macedonia Town

Ther arrival of a group of Ultra-Orthodox Jews in the northern town of Kumanovo this weekend, wearing traditional clothing that residents never saw before, has raised concerns among some local residents.

"These persons respect the laws of North Macedonia, have a completely legal right to stay here and are here only temporarily," Kumanovo police told the media on Sunday.

Bosnian Serb MPs Vote to Form Parallel Legal Authority

Lawmakers in the Republika Srpska National Assembly voted on Thursday to adopt a draft law to set up the entity's own High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council - intensifying the political crisis in the country as Bosnian Serb political leaders continue to challenge state-level authority.

A strong earthquake hit Croatia: "What was this?" PHOTO

According to Croatian media, it is Banovina.
According to the EMSC, the epicenter was 17 kilometers southwest of Sisak.
"Veernji" states that the earthquake was strongly felt, and some felt it on the outskirts of Zagreb, as well as in Samobor.

Tonin and Wallace talk Ukraine, Western Balkans

Ljubljana – Defence Minister Matej Tonin and his British counterpart Ben Wallace met in Ljubljana on Wednesday to discuss mainly the developments in Ukraine and the situation in the Western Balkans. “A bad peace is better than a good war,” said Tonin, commenting on the former, as Wallace again called on Russia to maintain dialogue.

Would Turkey intervene militarily in Bosnia-Herzegovina? "A main obstacle is Russia"

Unlike in the 1990s, Turkey is now a geopolitically stronger force, intervening in Syria and Libya without anyone's permission, so its potential engagement in Bosnia-Herzegovina is possible.
Ankara already has military bases in Bosnia-Herzegovina and is in a stronger situation than it was in Syria or Libya.

Serbia Overturns Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier’s Wartime Rape Conviction

The Appeals Court in Belgrade on Tuesday upheld Dalibor Krstovic's appeal and quashed the first-instance verdict convicting him of raping a female Bosniak prisoner while she was being detained at an elementary school in the Bosnian town of Kalinovik during the war in August 1992.

Montenegrins committed crimes against Serbs?

An investigation is underway. This information was confirmed for the RTCG web portal in response to questions about allegations that some Montenegrin citizens participated in the crime against Serbs in ajnie.