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Balkan Insight’s Week in Pictures

Several hundred nationalists and extreme right-wingers tried to disrupt the opening of the Miredita, Dobar Dan! festival in the Serbian capital of Belgrade on October 22, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/Marko Djokovic.

A view of the smog hanging over the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo on October 21, 2020. Photo: EPA-EFE/Fehim Demir.

Greek President rues 46 years since second phase of Cyprus invasion

Marking 46 years since the second phase of Turkey's invasion of Cyprus, the Greek president said that the perennial national goal is to end the occupation of the island's northern part by Turkish troops.

Katerina Sakellaropoulou said that fresh threats and provocations by Ankara "are not going to distract us from our national priorities."

Breaking News: Bulgaria's PM Borissov Calls for Convening Grand National Assembly and Changes to the Constitution, Plans to Resign Afterwards

GERB proposes a new structure of the judiciary and a reduction in the number of deputies

Prime Minister Boyko Borissov proposes convening a Grand National Assembly and amending the Constitution. This is stated in his official statement.

Here is the full wording of the statement:

I appeal to all Bulgarian citizens.

Ankara hosts photo exhibit on Pakistan

Pakistan's Embassy in Turkey is hosting a seven-day photo exhibit in the capital Ankara. 

The exhibit - "Colors of Pakistan Through the Eyes of Turks," done in coordination with Anadolu Agency and the Ankara Metropolitan Municipality - features 52 sheets of photographers, including Anadolu Agency photojournalists Metin Aktas and Ismet Keten.

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