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Famous Bosnian Actor’s Passing Draws Tributes Across Region

Politicians, actors and public figures across the former Yugoslavia are paying tribute to the famous Bosnian actor Mustafa Nadarevic who died on Sunday after a long battle with illness at the age of 77.

Sefik Dzaferovic, the Bosniak member of the state presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, called Nadarevic's death a great loss for Bosnian culture.

BIRN Wins European Press Prize for Justice Reporting

BIRN Bosnia and Herzegovina was given the European Press Prize Special Award for 2020 on Thursday for its groundbreaking work in covering transitional justice topics.

Yugoslav Flags at Pop Concert Enrage Croatian Generals

Four retired Croatian generals - Ivan Tolj, Ivan Kapular, Marinko Kresic and Mile Cuk - issued a statement on Sunday saying that it was a "national shame" that Yugoslav flags under which crimes were committed against the Croatian people were flown at concerts by Lepa Brena in Zagreb.

150 Romanian troops participate in Saber Junction 19 exercise in Germany

Approximately 5,400 troops from 16 countries, including Romania, participate over September 3-30 in multinational exercise "Saber Junction 19" (SJ19), which is mostly carried out in the training centres in Grefenwoehr and Hohenfels, but also at the Ramstein Air Base, in Germany, reads a release of the Land Forces Staff on Tuesday.

Balkan Oscars Hopefuls Start to Dream of Hollywood

With October 1 approaching as the deadline for film institutions in countries around the world to submit their entries for 92th Academy Awards, five Balkan states have already decided on the movies they hope will reap success at next year's Oscars in Hollywood.

Bosnia and Herzegovina: 'The Son'

Lessons From the Autopsy of a Devoured Slav Shepherd

"When every village has internet, TV, and every child listens to popular music, I think that this old world is vanishing," Kalezic-Radonjic told BIRN.

Turkish director wins Heart of Sarajevo award

Turkey's Emin Alper won the Heart of Sarajevo award on Aug. 22 for best director at the 25th Sarajevo Film Festival in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Book Pays Tribute to Bosnia’s Activist Heroes

Catibusic said stories about people like those described in the book are rarely presented in the media, which might be one reason why so many people believe the youth of Bosnia just want to leave, without even trying to make things better first.

Data Leaks and Ship Tracking: BIRN’s 10th Summer School Begins

The 10th edition of the BIRN Summer School of Investigative Journalism kicked off on Monday in the Montenegrin coastal town of Herceg Novi.

The weeklong summer school brings together journalists from Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Kosovo, Macedonia, Romania, Serbia and the United States.

25th Sarajevo Film Festival gets underway

The 25th Sarajevo Film Festival kicked off on Aug. 16 in Bosnia and Herzegovina's capital with a traditional red carpet walk.

Sarajevo Prepares to Shine for Film Festival Jubilee

Bosnia's capital will become a "city that does not sleep" for eight days in the second half of this month, as it celebrates the silver jubilee of the much-loved Sarajevo Film Festival.

The fun starts with a street parade on August 16, marking the opening of the festival, after which 270 films from 56 countries will be shown over the following eight days.

Film to Premiere About Children of Bosnian War Rape Victims

'Invisible Child', a film directed by Muhammed Ibrahim Sisman that includes interviews with the daughters of women raped during the Bosnian war, will have its first public screening in Sarajevo on August 19.

Cosmopolis Festival | Kavala | July 18-21

Folk customs from different parts of the world, experimental rock and international cuisine - guests of the Cosmopolis Festival will experience all this and more when the four-day event returns to the port town of Kavala.

Angela Merkel in Croatian Nationalist Song Controversy

A spokesperson for Angela Merkel said on Wednesday that the German Chancellor was not familiar with the nationalist song that was performed at the Croatian Democratic Union rally that she attended on Saturday, and was not informed about the content of the event's musical programme in advance.

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