Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina

EU Ministers Slate Separatist Talk in Bosnia

The EU Foreign Affairs Council has condemned “unacceptable secessionist and divisive rhetoric and ideas” in Bosnia, and said the European integration process in the country had stalled because of a lack of political will among politicians.

Dodik, ambassador discuss combating “electoral engineering”

Dodik, ambassador discuss combating “electoral engineering”

BANJA LUKA -- Milorad Dodik met with Serbian Ambassador to Bosnia Stanimir Vukićević to discuss the RS lawmakers' activities to enact regulations on place of residence.

Serbia Ruling Party Backs Republika Srpska Opposition

Nikola Selakovic, vice-president of Belgrade’s ruling Serbian Progressive Party, SNS, told a conference of the Serb Democratic Party, SDS, in Bijeljina on Sunday that it had his backing ahead of polls due in Bosnia and Herzegovina in October this year.

Valjevo hospital example of humanism in times of war

ANDRICGRAD - The fourth Historical Volume, dedicated to the World War I hospital in Valjevo, western Serbia, has been unveiled in Andricgrad, Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Today marks 69 years since breakthrough of Syrmian Front

BELGRADE - Serbia marked on Saturday 69 years since the breakthrough of the Axis lines on the Syrmian Front after a 175-day campaign to liberate Yugoslavia from Nazi occupation in World War II.

The Syrmian Front campaign saw some of the most difficult and longest and most tragic WWII fighting. Over 250,000 soldiers fought in the trench battles from October 21, 1944 to April 12, 1945.

69 years since breakthrough of Syrmian Front

BELGRADE - Serbia marked on Saturday 69 years since the breakthrough of the Axis lines on the Syrmian Front after a 175-day campaign to liberate Yugoslavia from Nazi occupation in World War II.

The Syrmian Front campaign saw some of the most difficult and longest and most tragic WWII fighting. Over 250,000 soldiers fought in the trench battles from October 21, 1944 to April 12, 1945.

Schroeder Optimistic About Serbia's EU Goals

On a visit to Belgrade on Thursday, Gerhard Schroeder said he believed that Serbia could join the EU by 2020, as its government was ready to undertake reforms “despite all difficulties on the pathway [to membership]."

Serbia's Pink TV Shifts Cable Channels to Bosnia

Pink Music, Pink Movies, Pink Family, Pink Kids, Pink Erotica and other 63 Pink TV channel no longer exist on Serbian cable networks.

The Serbian broadcasting, RRA, on Wednesday revoked the license to broadcast 68 Pink cable channels before it expired on the company's request.

Serbia will soon see protests, Vučić predicts

Serbia will soon see protests, Vučić predicts

BELGRADE -- As he did two days ago after his meeting with Ivica Dačić, Aleksandar Vučić again on Thursday reiterated that Serbia "will soon face protests."

Speaking after his talks with Boris Tadić, the SNS leader noted that the caretaker government "will not be to blame" for these future protests.

Deal on cooperation of police teams of Serbia,Montenegro,RS

BELGRADE - The police directors of Serbia, Montenegro and Republika Srpska (RS), a Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina, have agreed in a meeting in Belgrade that joint police teams should strengthen cooperation in the fight against all forms of organized crime.

Plenums Tell Bosnia Federation Govt to Quit

Participants from plenums from dozens of towns from the Federation, one of two entities in Bosnia, gathered on April 9 in front of the entity government building in Sarajevo and read out their demands, starting with the resignation of the Federation government.

Serbia Extradites War Crimes Suspect to Bosnia

Prosecutors in Bihac in northwest Bosnia said that Milutin Babic, from Kljuc, suspected of war crimes in Bosanski Petrovac, had been extradited from Serbia.

Pro-Govt Serbian Tabloid Blasts New TV Station

The Serbian tabloid Informer on Monday accused the US of trying to subvert Aleksandar Vucic, Serbia's likely future Prime Minister, by setting up a new regional TV station, N1.

HDZ Chiefs Back Croat Demands in Bosnia

The head of the Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, Tomislav Karamarko, and the head of its Bosnian sister party, HDZ BiH, Dragan Covic, said Croats needed to gain real equality if the country was to make progress.

Bosnia Court Frees Two Alleged Arsonists

Salem Hatibovic and Nihad Trnka were released on April 4 after a court bowed to the demand of the prosecutor to set them free.

The two men were suspected of terrorism offences after they allegedly participated in the arson attack on the Bosnian Presidency building in Sarajevo on February 7.

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