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Air Pollution is Choking Bosnia, Experts Warn

Bosnian towns like Sarajevo, Tuzla, Zenica, Lukavac and Kakanj are suffering from serious problems with air pollution, experts from the Federal Hydro-Meteorological Institute of Bosnia and Herzegovina [FHMZBiH] told BIRN.

"Sarajevo is definitely one of the most polluted cities in Europe when it comes to air pollution," said Enis Omercic, an air-quality expert for the FHMZBiH.

Bosnia Intelligence Chief Found Guilty of Ignoring 2014 Protests

Bosnian officials have renewed calls for the dismissal of Goran Zubac, director of the State Investigative and Protection Agency, SIPA, after the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina in a first instance ruling sentenced him to a year's probation for neglecting his duties during the protests last February.

Bosnia Fears Renewed Floods After Heavy Rains

More than 100 houses were inundated by water across central Bosnia on Sunday and Monday after several days of heavy rains and melting snow, sparking public concerns about a possible repeat of last year's flood disaster in the country.

Officials however urged calm, stressing that although most of Bosnia's rivers were on the rise, they were still far from critical levels.

Bosnian entity observes day of mourning for miners

Bosnian entity observes day of mourning for miners

ZENICA -- The Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina (FBiH) entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina is on Monday observing a day of mourning for five miners who perished in an accident.

The miners, who will be buried today, died last week in a coal mine collapse near the town of Zenica.

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