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This comes as tensions between Russia and the West over Syria reach levels unseen since the Cold War, but also at a moment when Bosnia and Herzegovina, like other Balkan countries, faces new ethnic, political and social challenges. While many local and Western pundits express concern over ...
The ICTY has convicted [JURIST report] numerous other officials for connection with the Bosnia conflict. In 2017, the ICTY reviewed an appeal[JURIST report] by Jadranko Prlic, Prime Minister of the Croatian Republic of Herzeg-Bosnia, an unrecognized entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina, and five of his ...

“I have heard that Bosnia-Herzegovina is actually one of the least leveraged countries, which is yet another reason why we should have confidence in the future of this country. I have heard of their great potential in energy, agriculture, and tourism. There is a huge opportunity here. My government, my ...
Bosnia sent a letter in September last year to the Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic, European Commissioner President Jean-Claude Juncker and the European Commissioner for Regional Policy Corina Cretu saying it had not given its consent for the construction of the Peljesac Bridge.
According to the president's office, the visit will be an opportunity for the president to be briefed on the implementation of key reforms in Bosnia-Herzegovina in the context of its efforts to join the EU and NATO, and the political situation in the country ahead of the autumn general election. Pahor reportedly ...
BANJA LUKA, April 24. /TASS/. Russia calls against militarization of European countries, including the accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina to NATO, Federation Council (upper house) Speaker Valentina Matviyenko said on Tuesday after meeting with President of Republika Srpska Milorad Dodik.

On paper, Bosnia and Herzegovina — or BiH — has made strides in advancing LGBT rights. In 2016 the country's two entities passed anti-discrimination laws that, for the first time, specifically included LGBT rights. But in practice, gay men and women do not feel safe from discrimination or harassment.
When you think of refugees in connection with Bosnia and Herzegovina, you may think of people displaced by fighting in the former Yugoslavia in the 1990s. But today the country is facing a different kind of refugee crisis as it strains to safeguard the rights of a growing number of people from other regions ...
The Bulgarian and Bosnia and Herzegovina governments are in talks to establish a joint airline of the Balkan region, which would operate flights between Sarajevo and Sofia, and to other capitals in the region that lack a national carrier, including Macedonia and Albania. Current hurdles are infrastructure in ...
As October's national elections approach, Dodik plans to run for the country's central presidency, to the angst of many in the country. We take a look at the political career of Dodik, with all its ideological twists and turns, to understand how he went from being America's ally in RS to Putin's friend in Bosnia.
Two decades after the war that tore their country apart, citizens of Bosnia and Herzegovina are still hoping to join the European Union. It's a dream that some don't wait for, as several thousands flee to the West in hope of a better life. While others, less conformist, choose to stay in order to rebuild what has ...
Having faced Bosnia three times inside the last three years, England knew exactly what they would be up against in Zenica; 11 behind the ball with captain Milena Nikolic the only player interested in getting anywhere near the halfway line. Neville's side had faced a similar defensive strategy at St. Mary's ...
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia and Herzegovina — The Night Wolves, a Russian motorcycle gang known as Putin's Angels and widely feared as agents of meddling and mayhem beyond Russia's borders, provoked more bemusement and giggles than awe on their latest outing, a nine-day tour of the Balkans ...
More than two decades after Bosnia and Herzegovina gained its independence following the bloody dissolution of Yugoslavia, the government there is facing yet another looming political crisis, and the West appears to be doing little to stop it. At issue is an electoral law impasse that's a symptom of a weak ...
“It is up to the local authorities and relevant institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina to resolve this issue. We urge Bosnian authorities to seriously understand all possible security threats,” the embassy said. The US has sanctioned the Night Wolves for its involvement with anti-Western and pro-Russian ...
According to the plan, they will visit Belgrade, Novi Sad, Valjevo, Krusevac, Nis, Jagodina, Kragujevac and Bela Crkva in Serbia – plus Bijeljina, Brcko, Doboj and Banja Luka in Bosnia's mainly Serbian entity, Republika Srpska. “The route reprises the pilgrimage routes of the distant past, with stop-offs in the ...
Russia is actively supporting indigenous political and paramilitary actors seeking to divide Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Kremlin is cooperating with the Republika Srpska (RS) government of President Milorad Dodik to achieve this goal by violent means if necessary. The most pronounced Russian ...

Public utility Elektroprivreda HZHB has opened what it says is Bosnia & Herzegovina's first wind farm, the 51MW Mesihovina wind park in Gornji Brišnik in the municipality of Tomislavgrad. The wind farm features 22 Siemens Gamesa SWT-2.3-108 turbines that are slated to churn out 165.17GWh per year, ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina, a tiny nation in southeastern Europe best known for its bloody war in the 1990s, might be edging closer to an armed conflict once again. A new report released Friday, "Bosnia on the Russian Chopping Block: The Potential for Violence and Steps to Prevent It," reveals an extensive ...
The indictment charges Stanisic, and his intelligence agent, Franko Simatovic, alias Frenki, with crimes against Bosniaks [Muslims] in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and says the Red Berets unit was involved in forcible transfers of the Muslim population from eastern Bosnia. Stanisic's defence attorney, Wayne ...
The mission met with Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Prime Minister Novalić, Republika Srpska Prime Minister Cvijanović, Minister of Finance and Treasury Bevanda, Central Bank Governor Softić, and other government officials and private sector representatives. At the conclusion of the visit, Mr.
SARAJEVO: Abdul Salam Hareb Al Rumaithi, UAE Ambassador to Montenegro, has presented his credentials to Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Covic, as a Non-resident Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the meeting, Al Rumaithi conveyed the greetings of ...
In a special statement forwarded to the local media, the US Embassy responded to a repeated offer by Serb entity president Milorad Dodik for the establishment of a third, Croat-majority entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In an interview with the Bosnia and Herzegovina edition of the Večernji List daily, Dodik ...
FILE PHOTO: Leader of the motorcycling club Night Wolves, Alexander Zaldostanov (front), nicknamed "Khirurg" (Surgeon), together with participants of a bike ride commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, arrives at the Russian consulate general in Brest, ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Security Minister Dragan Mektic speaks during interview for Reuters in his office in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina March ... SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's autonomous Serb entity is "fear-mongering" to undermine the country's integrity by organising nationalist paramilitary ...
War veterans have blocked roads in various parts of Bosnia-Herzegovina to demand additional benefits. Reports said the veterans of Bosnia's 1992-95 war peacefully ended their last blockades in the country's Muslim-Croat Federation on the morning of March 1. The protest that began on February 28 had ...
The capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina is undergoing a radical transformation: modern glass shopping centres, boutique hotels and a magical old town that feels like you've travelled ... Don't forget to look down for sweeping views of the city. a return journey costs 20 Bosnia-Herzegovina marks (£8.90).
TUZLA, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- The third collection letter demanding that 64-year-old Semka Agic pay 3,000 convertible marks (roughly 200,000 yen) in ... After the Bosnian War (1992-1995), Bosnia and Herzegovina split mainly into two autonomous governments, the Bosniak and Croat-led Federation of ...
The last year ended with good news for Bosnia and Herzegovina. After years of political stalemate parliament finally voted in favour of a measure which will secure the financing of critical infrastructure investment by the EU and international financial lenders like the EBRD. The decision was not just ...


 

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