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Yugoslav Army ‘Supplied Weapons for Arkan’s Tigers’

Jovan Dimitrijevic, who was in charge of logistics for Arkan's paramilitary unit, told the retrial of Jovica Stanisic and Franko Simatovic at the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague that weapons for the unit's wartime activities were supplied by the Yugoslav People's Army, not the Serbian State Security Service.

North Macedonia “Extortion” Trial Hears Messages from ex-PM Zaev

In the ongoing court case that has gripped North Macedonia, codenamed Extortion, Prosecutor Ivana Trajceva on Tuesday presented messages that the main suspect, the showman-turned-businessman Bojan Jovanovski, sent to the Prime Minister, among other people, found in his seized electronic devices.

BNR: Bulgarian Orthodox Church Refuses to Provide Artifacts for Exhibition in the Louvre

The Bulgarian Orthodox church has not given its blessing for providing Christian artifacts for the exhibition in the Louvre, BNR reported.

This is a principled position that items must not be taken out of the church repositories and taken abroad unless it is for pilgrimages, said Gerasim,Bishop of Melnik, secretary of the Holy Synod.

Herro Mustafa: Bulgarian to be Banned from Entering the US over Corruption

The USA undertook the first measure against corruption in Bulgaria, BNT reported.

The United States Ambassador to Bulgaria, Herro Mustafa, on February 4 said that the name of the first Bulgarian who will be banned from entering the USA for corruption will be announced within days. She said that this case is very clear and the Americans acted very quickly.

Montenegro Probes Leaked Police Threat to Church Protesters

Montenegro's General Prosecutors Office has launched an investigation into the leak of a telephone conversation between what appeared to be two senior police officers on January 6, in which one said Serbian Orthodox Church believers rallying over Christmas would "get their asses kicked if they make trouble during the church gathering".

Poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke to be buried in Egina on Thursday

The funeral service for acclaimed Greek poet Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke, who died Tuesday aged 81, will be held at Panagitsa church on the island of Egina at 3 p.m. on Thursday.

Anghelaki-Rooke will be buried next to her husband, British classicist Rodney Rooke, to whom she was married for 43 years until his death in 2007.

Bulgarians Honour St Anthony

The Bulgarian Orthodox Church honours Friday the memory of the Venerable Anthony the Great, on the holiday called Antonovden.

Anthony was born in about 250 AD in Egypt. During his life he spent 20 years in complete solitude in the desert. Sick and suffering people came to him for help.

Germany's Coal Exit Plan will Cost more than 4 Billion Euros

German officials have agreed on a plan to shut down the nation's coal-fired power plants by the mid to late 2030s that will involve operators getting billions of euros in compensation, the government said Thursday.

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz says coal industry operators will receive billions of euros in compensation.

Mute | Athens | January 27 - February 11

After selling out the Neos Kosmos Theater, actor Giorgos Chrysostomou's unique one-man show, "Mute," moves to the larger Jenny Karezi Theater for a series of twice-weekly performances on Mondays and Tuesdays until February 11. The show is set in 1998 Thessaloniki and is inspired by Chrysostomou's life. Performances start at 9 p.m. Tickets cost 18 euros.