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Supporters of Croatia celebrate as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 group D preliminary round soccer match between Argentina and Croatia in central Zagreb. Photo: EPA-EFE/DANIEL KASAP Supporters of Croatia celebrate as they watch the broadcast of the FIFA World Cup 2018 group D preliminary round soccer match between Argentina and Croatia in central Zagreb.
After winning a Bronze Lion last night for their project The One in the Print category, the New Moment agency received the Golden Lion in the prestigious Industry Craft category tonight.
This impressive project of the New Moment regional agency was selected among 32,000 works from 90 countries and 26 categories, and has now won 2 lions in the first three days of the festival.
The Small Arms Survey, published on Monday, listed Montenegro, Serbia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Macedonia and Kosovo among the top 25 countries when it comes to the estimated rate of civilian firearms possession per 100 people.
Montenegro and Serbia shared third place, after the United States and Yemen, the report said.
The Independent Board of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina, an independent body in charge of Bosnia's police, called on Monday for the immediate deployment of at least 200 more officers to the border force.
The border police welcomed the move but said the force still needs more resources.
MPs in the entity parliament in Bosnia's Bosniak- and Croat-dominated Federation could vote in the coming weeks on a new draft electoral law put forward by five political parties - aimed at averting the possibility of general elections going ahead in October without a legal mechanism to elect the Federation parliament's upper chamber.
Montenegro said it seeks a status agreement with the EU's border and migration agency Frontex, to protect its border as a fresh migrant and refugee influx causes concern in the region and in Brussels.
An Interior Ministry document, which BIRN has seen, says an official application for a status agreement with Frontex "will be launched soon".
Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic said this on Thursday, in conversation with journalists.
One of the reporters what Vucic thought about the solution to the name dispute (namely, "the Republic of North Macedonia"), and whether this would bring more pressure concerning relations between Belgrade and Pristina, as well as Bosnia-Herzegovina and the Serb Republic.