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Dacic meets members of Russian Academy of Arts

BELGRADE - Serbia's First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic, in the capacity of co-chair of the committee for interior decoration of St. Sava Cathedral in Belgrade, met on Thursday with Academician Nikolai Alexandrovich Mukhin of the Russian Academy of Arts, and science secretary of the Academy Nadezhda Nikolayevna Mukhina.

Council of State green-lights construction of Athens mosque

The Council of State has approved the government’s decision to construct a mosque in the central Athens neighborhood of Votanikos.

The state-run Athens-Macedonian News Agency reported on Tuesday that a plenary session of Greece’s highest administrative court led to the 1.1-million-euro project, which has been dogged by numerous delays, being given the green light.

CHP leader meets religious communities during Germany visit

Main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has met with several religious communities in Germany as part of his official visit to the country, seeking support for the joint presidential candidate of the CHP and the Nationalist Movement Party (MHP), Ekmeleddin İhsanoğlu.

British Prince on Private Visit to Transylvania

Already a regular visitor to Romania’s Transylvania region, Prince Charles on Wednesday started his latest tour there by visiting the Gothic 14th-century Black Church built by the Germans in the city of Brasov.

Prince Charles also visited the St Nicholas Orthodox church and a museum in Brasov, according to news agency Agerpres.

Mural aims to fill urban black hole

By Dimitris Rigopoulos

When Andreas Varelas, deputy mayor for sanitation at the City of Athens, posted a digital mock-up on his Facebook page of a mural by artist Manolis Anastasakos to be painted on the walls around an empty plot of land in the Hafteia district of Athens, near Omonia Square, he had no idea much interest it would generate.