Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina
Two Palestinian film directors won an award at the recently closed Sarajevo Film Festival - further confirmation that victims of the conflict in Gaza enjoy strong support among many people in Bosnia.
More than 90 international leaders and politicians are expected to attend Recep Tayyip ErdoÄanâs presidential handover ceremony.
At least 15 countries will be represented at the highest level at the event, however, the United States will send its Ankara Embassyâs chargÃ© dâaffairs, a rather low level participant compared to other countries.
Interior minister meets with RS president
BANJA LUKA -- Serbia's Interior Minister Nebojša Stefanović said in Banja Luka on Wednesday that "EU membership was a goal Serbia and the Serb Republic (RS) shared."
Serbia "wishes to pass on its experience in EU integration" to the Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina, he added.
BELGRADE - The debut film 'Nicije Dete' (No One's Child) by Serbian director and screenwriter Vuk Rsumovic will be screened at the forthcoming Venice festival, which will also be its world premiere.
No One's Child is a film based on real-life events and it recounts the fate of a boy found living among a pack of wolves in a forest in Bosnia in late 80's.
Almost 35,000 people in Bosnia lost their jobs in the first half of this year, new figures published by the Agency for Labour and Employment show.
Statistics published in late August reveal that 34,605 became unemployed from January to June, approximately 5 per cent of the total workforce.
VIENNA - Austria's Foreign Minister Sebastian Kurtz has said that Vienna sees this year's conference on the Western Balkans, held in Berlin, as the cornerstone of the EU's enlargement in the region.
The European peace project and the EU itself will not be complete without the Western Balkans, he stated.
BELGRADE - Serbia is absolutely committed to the search for a solution to the missing persons' issue and not a single body or individual has ever done anything to prevent it, President of the Commission on Missing Persons of the Government of the Republic of Serbia Veljko Odalovic said ahead of the conference on the matter due to take place in Mostar on Friday.