Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina
BELGRADE - The anthology of Serbian anti-war aphorisms entitled "A shot in the war" (Gerrari tiroka) has been published in Spain, in the Basque language, the Section of Satirists of the Association of Writers of Serbia has stated.
The anthology was issued by the publishing house Erroteta, based in Amorebieta-Etxano, north Spain, on the coast of the Bay of Biscay.
Hundreds of Bosnians gathered in Sarajevo on Monday to greet the handball national team, which qualified for a major tournament for the first time since independence in a playoff win against Iceland.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina handball team will play in the World Championships in Qatar in 2015 after a nerve-racking one point aggregate win against Iceland.
Lionel Messi scored a trademark individual goal as Argentina opened their World Cup campaign with a narrow 2-1 win over Bosnia-Hercegovina at Rio de Janeiro's renovated Maracana on June 16.
The Barcelona superstar created the third-minute own goal by Sead Kolasinac with which Argentina went ahead, but it took a mid-match tactical shift for him to really start influencing proceedings.
PM decides not to attend WW1 event in Sarajevo
BELGRADE -- Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has announced that Serbia and the Serb Republic (RS) will this year jointly mark June 28 - Vidovdan.
The religious holiday, St. Vitus Day, and the date itself, have had exceptional significance for Serbs through centuries.
BELGRADE – The visit by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to Berlin and his meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel shows a new foreign policy activity of Germany, which wants to become more involved in matters concerning the Western Balkans, Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Belgrade Henry Bone said Thursday, adding that Germany is interested in the stability of the region.
BELGRADE - The visit by Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to Berlin and his meeting with Chancellor Angela Merkel shows a new foreign policy activity of Germany, which wants to become more involved in matters concerning the Western Balkans, Director of the Konrad Adenauer Foundation in Belgrade Henri Bohnet said Thursday, adding that Germany is interested in the stability of the region.
A new report by Freedom House ranked Kosovo, Bosnia, Albania and Macedonia lowest in the Balkan region in terms of democratic standards.
Kosovo is rated the worst in the region, with a democracy score of 5.14 on a scale of 1 to 7, where 1 represents the highest level of democratic progress and 7 the lowest.
The Mayor of the northeastern Bosnian town of Bijeljina, Mico Micic, has estimated the cost of flood damage to the town at around 200 million euro.
On Wednesday, he said the devastating floods in May damaged more than 11,000 sites, 7,000 to 8,000 of which were people's homes. Farmland was also destroyed.
"Vučić's visit to Sarajevo - visionary step"
BELGRADE -- Turkish Foreign Minister Ahmet Davutoglu says Serbian PM Aleksandar Vučić’s decision to go to Sarajevo for his first official visit was "a visionary step."
Davutoglu also announced that "the trilateral process" between Serbia, Turkey and Bosnia-Herzegovina "would be resumed soon."