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"The minister is serious"; Mandatory military service next year?

"Renewal of military service possible next year" "This year, the Assembly would have to make a decision on renewing it, and since the budget has already been adopted, I assume that there are not enough funds for a larger number of soldiers, but if it is legally regulated within this year, then next year military service could be resumed," Miladinovic concluded.

HRW: Rights Endangered in Bosnia, Serbia, Kosovo, Poland, Hungary

Human and minority rights, the rule of law and media freedom remain endangered in several Southeast and Central European countries in 2020, especially in the circumstances of the COVID-19 pandemic, Human Rights Watch, HRW, said in its latest report published on Wednesday.

The report looks at over 60 countries, among them Bosnia and Herzegovina, Kosovo, Serbia, Hungary and Poland.

Bosnia Urged to Aid Migrants amid Winter ‘Humanitarian Crisis’

Human rights organisations Amnesty International, the Jesuit Refugee Service Europe, Medecins du Monde Belgique and Refugee Rights Europe called on Tuesday for the authorities in Bosnia and Herzegovina to provide emergency support for migrants, refugees and asylum-seekers.

British Photographer’s Images Record Post-War Balkan Journeys

Many international photojournalists became famous for the pictures that they took during the wars in the Balkans in the 1990s - but unlike them, photographer and film-maker Chris Leslie arrived after the conflicts ended and has spent the years since then documenting the region in the post-war era.

In Bosnia, Winter Brings Fresh Crisis over Migrants, Refugees

A cold wind carrying snow lifts the tarpaulin that has been tossed over a wobbly metal frame as an improvised tent.

Winter is only just under way in northwestern Bosnia; worse is yet to come.

"We're not animals," said Yusuf, from Morocco. "We need water, electricity, food, shelter."

Another Earthquake Rocks Central Croatia, Holes Open in Earth

A new earthquake measuring 3.9  on the Richter scale was recorded 28 minutes after midnight in central Croatia, BTA reported.

According to preliminary data, the epicenter was again in the vicinity of Petrinja and Sisak this time. The quake was felt in the capital Zagreb and part of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

"It is Serbia's duty to take care of Republika Srpska"

A ceremonial academy is being held in Banja Luka tonight on the occasion of the Day of the Republic of Srpska, which has been adjusted to TV broadcast due to the coronavirus pandemic.

On the occasion of January 9 - the Day of the Republic, President of the Republic of Srpska, Zeljka Cvijanovic, have decorated earlier today deserving institutions and individuals.

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