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Legends of the prince-turned-evangelist remain dear to the hearts of Serbs, who mark his day on January 27.
After Belgrade removed a memorial to ethnic Albanian fighters in Presevo, some locals called for political dialogue but others rejected cooperation with the government.
Belgrade has promised to demolish the monument and ethnic Albanians have vowed to defend it - while its creator just wishes he'd never been asked to build it.
Music remains a precious tradition - an art form as well as a way of life - for many members of Kosovo's Roma, Ashkali and Egyptian communities.
While most Westerners associate vampires with Bram Stoker and Transylvania, Serbia has its own vampire traditions, which canny tour operators aim to capitalise on.
The capitals in the Balkans are readying to ring in the New Year with concerts, parties and copious amounts of food and drink.
Pssst! Don’t tell anyone - but here is our ever-so-exclusive list of five sure fire bets for good times as 2012 morphs into 2103.
World War II veterans, mostly in their eighties, are mustering for their last offensive – this time against a rival organization that has requisitioned their offices.
The winter resort is well known for ski slopes and parties - but the old villages of the Zlatibor area are also worth exploring and are increasingly geared for visitors.
Ski lovers are delighted that after one of the warmest autumns in decades, the snow season is finally approaching.
About 200 people from Ilijas were killed in spring 1992 following a Bosnian Serb assault on the town and surrounding villages – and over 50 remain missing. Yet almost no one has yet been held responsible.
The influences of waves of civilisations are reflected in the monuments, architecture and lifestyle of the one-time ‘City of Consuls’.
Commemorations of the Edict of Milan from 313AD will put Nis in the spotlight as the birthplace of Emperor Constantine.
Survivors of a 1991 massacre in Croatia say a recent Belgrade court ruling let the Yugoslav Army off the hook - and hope a forthcoming trial in The Hague will do better.
Electronic music is giving space to mixed menu in Kosovo, a sign of lesser money flowing around the country but also perhaps of a new more diversity-hungry period.