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Western Balkans Conference Kicks Off in Berlin

Prime Ministers, foreign ministers and economy ministers of the Western Balkan countries are to meet Thursday in Berlin at a forum organized by German Chancellor Angela Merkel.

The German Chancellor announced plans to organize the Conference of Western Balkan States on June 7.

Bosnians Dig Deep for Relief in Gaza

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.

Serbia,RS: Cooperation in fight against extremism, terrorism

BELGRADE - Serbian Interior Minister Nebojsa Stefanovic met Wednesday with Radislav Jovicic, his counterpart in Republika Srpska, the Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina, to discuss strengthening cooperation in the fight against extremism and terrorism.

More than 90 international leaders to attend Erdoğan’s inauguration ceremony

More than 90 international leaders and politicians are expected to attend Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s 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 Embassy’s chargé d’affairs, a rather low level participant compared to other countries.

"Germany cannot solve Bosnia's problems"

"Germany cannot solve Bosnia's problems"

BANJA LUKA -- Many in Bosnia will be disappointed after the summit in Berlin, because any independent approach of Germany is completely ruled out, says Karsten Dummel.

Interior minister meets with RS president

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.

World premiere of Rsumovic's 'No One's Child' in Venice

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.

Outlook For Bosnian Job-seekers Remains Grim

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.

PM travels to Berlin to attend conference

PM travels to Berlin to attend conference

BELGRADE -- Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić will be in Germany today and on Thursday, where he will participate in a conference dedicated to the Western Balkans.

Vucic to attend Berlin conference on Western Balkans

BERLIN - A conference focused on the Western Balkans will be held in Berlin on Thursday under German Chancellor Angela Merkel's patronage and it will include prime ministers, foreign ministers and ministers of economy from the region, with Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic among them.

Berlin conference is important for EU enlargement in Balkans

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.

Serbia "committed to missing persons' issue"

Serbia "committed to missing persons' issue"

BELGRADE -- Serbia is absolutely committed to finding a solution to the missing persons' issue and not a single body or individual has ever done anything to prevent it.

Odalovic: Serbia committed to missing persons' issue

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.

Vucic goes to Berlin on Wednesday, conference on Thursday

BELGRADE - Serbia's Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic will go to Berlin on Wednesday, a day before a conference on the Western Balkans, and meet with Germany's Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Economy Sigmar Gabriel, the daily Kurir has reported.

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