Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Nikolic extends gratitude for solidarity and support

BRUSSELS - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic thanked on Wednesday all participants of the donors' conference for the solidarity and support that they have been giving to Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) hit by the severe floods in May.

Serbia reduces foreign exchange deficit by 23 percent

Serbia reduces foreign exchange deficit by 23 percent

BELGRADE -- Serbia's external trade totaled USD 35.16 billion in 2013, which constitutes a 16.6 percent increase relative to the previous year.

The country has managed to reduce its foreign exchange deficit by 22.9 percent, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (RZS) said on Wednesday.

Floods Cause Havoc in Bulgarian Resort

Torrential rains in Bulgaria have caused the rivers Ropotamo and Dyavolska to overflow and flood the Black Sea town of Primorsko.

The Dyavolska river flooded one of Primorsko’s beaches, thus forming two separate ones. The water carried a café and a vehicle into the sea.

Bosnia's Radoncic Shruggs Off Kelmendi Row

Media mogul and former Security Minister Fahrudin Radoncic has been forced on the defensive following reports that he was mentioned by name during the reading of the indictment of Naser Kelmendi, who is being tried in Kosovo for murder among other grave offences.

Films about floods mark start of Donor Conference

BRUSSELS - Three films about the May floods in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina and about the reaction from the international community to the event marked the start of the Donor Conference in Brussels on Wednesday under the motto Rebuilding Together, which will be used to help repair the damage caused by the natural disaster.

Dutch court rules state liable over 300 Srebrenica victims

A court in the Netherlands ruled Wednesday that the Dutch state was liable for the deaths of over 300 Bosnian Muslim men and boys in the Srebrenica massacre, the worst atrocity on European soil since World War II.
      

Six young Serbian mathematicians win six medals

Six young Serbian mathematicians win six medals

BELGRADE -- A team of six Serbian high school students that took part in the 55th International Mathematical Olympiad in Cape Town has returned home with six medals.

The Serbian youths competed with 560 of their peers from 101 countries from around the world, winning one gold, three silver, and two bronze medals.

Indictment for war crimes against Serb civilians in Odzak

SARAJEVO - The prosecutor of the Special Department for War Crimes of the Bosnia-Herzegovina Prosecutor's Office has raised an indictment against four former members of the Croatian Defence Council suspected of rape, torture and sexual abuse of Serb women in the area of Odzak, northern part of the Bosniak and Croatian entity of Bosnia-Herzegovina, during the war in the former Yugoslavia, in the

Merkel Hails Balkans’ EU Progress in Dubrovnik

Merkel stressed that the countries of South-eastern Europe, SEE, have an ally in Germany as they continue on their path to membership of the European Union.

The Chancellor, widely seen as Europe’s most powerful leader, was attending the Brdo-Brijuni summit, which gathers political leaders from all the states of former Yugoslavia plus Albania.

SEE leaders want better cooperation and EU enlargement

DUBROVNIK - The participants of a meeting of the leaders of the Brdo-Brijuni process have concluded they will support and strengthen the already improved regional cooperation and cooperation between the region and the EU, which will help the EU enlargement.

Brussels: Donor conference for Serbia, BiH

BRUSSELS - A big donor conference will bring together numerous officials and representatives of international institutions and organizations from Europe and the world in Brussels on Wednesday, in an effort to help remedy the consequences of the catastrophic floods that hit Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) in May.

Brussels hosts donor conference for Serbia and Bosnia

Brussels hosts donor conference for Serbia and Bosnia

BELGRADE -- An international donor conference will be held in Brussels on Wednesday to raise funds for the reconstruction of areas affected by floods in Serbia and Bosnia.

Strasbourg Court Piles Rights Pressure on Bosnia

The European Court of Human Rights, ECHR, on July 15 backed Azra Zornic in her suit against the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina in a case concerning people's rights to run for top posts in the country.

The new ruling puts Bosnia under renewed pressure to change the way it is governed since it echoes the 2009 ruling by the same court in the case of Sejdic and Finci.

RS leader says U.S. diplomat is "pathological liar"

RS leader says U.S. diplomat is "pathological liar"

ŠAMAC -- Milorad Dodik said on Tuesday that the U.S. charge d'affaires in Bosnia-Herzegovina Nicholas Hill is "a pathological liar and proven troublemaker."

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