Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Vanessa Redgrave Premieres Bosnia Protest Film

‘Bosnia Rising', a documentary about the events that led to the demonstrations across Bosnia and Herzegovina in February this year, was premiered in Sarajevo on Friday.

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RS leader supports "third, Croat entity" in Bosnia

RS leader supports "third, Croat entity" in Bosnia

ZAGREB -- Serb Republic (Republika Srpska, RS) President Milorad Dodik has said that Bosnia-Herzegovina "has no future except as a loose confederation."

Dodik also spoke in favor of the creation of a third, Croat entity in that country, noting that "Herzeg-Bosnia used to exist."

Tasovac: Culture fights poverty, promotes rights

BELGRADE - Culture promotes development strategies, fights poverty and inequality, but it also promotes human dignity and human rights, said Serbian Minister of Culture and Information Ivan Tasovac at the UNESCO World Forum 'Culture, Creativity and Sustainable Development'.

Nikolic meets participants of 'Joy of Europe'

BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic held a reception in Belgrade on Saturday to mark the 45th anniversary of the international children's event 'Joy of Europe' and told the children to stay in touch with their new friends and grow to be good adults.

Programme for 70th anniversary of Belgrade's liberation set

BELGRADE - The organisational committee decided on Friday on the programme for the 70th anniversary of Belgrade's liberation, which will begin on October 10 and finish on October 20, with a military parade and a formal event in honour of the city's liberators.

Bosnia’s Republika Srpska Criticised Over Debts

The Centres of Civic Initiatives, CCI, a non-governmental organization which follows the work of governments, said in the new report that the Republika Srpska authorities' main problem was a lack of focus on the problems of citizens. 

Bosnia War Fugitive Fights Extradition from Australia

Bosnia has requested the extradition of war crimes suspect Krunoslav Bonic, who has been living openly in Australia even though an indictment against him was filed eight years ago.

Jailed Croatia General Sues Over ‘War Profiteer’ Claim

General Branimir Glavas, currently serving a war crimes sentence in Bosnia, has been sent to Croatia to pursue his libel case against the mayor of Osijek, who called him a war profiteer.

Defense: No evidence of genocide

Defense: No evidence of genocide

THE HAGUE -- Defense of Radovan Karadzic, the American Peter Robinson, had asked the court to dismiss the second charge of the indictment dealing with genocide.

Zukorlić: Amfilohije and genocide

Zukorlić: Amfilohije and genocide

NOVI PAZAR -- Sandzak Mufti's involved the Metropolitan of the Serbian Orthodox Church into the further debate on the influence of Zukorlić on Muslims in Montenegro.

Djuric: Gov't appreciates OSCE's contribution in KiM

BELGRADE - Director of the Serbian government's Office for Kosovo-Metohija (KiM) Marko Djuric said during talks he had with representatives of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) on Wednesday that the Serbian government appreciates the contribution the OSCE Mission in KiM was making to help normalize relations and improve the conditions of life in the province.

Serbia exploits least natural resources in region

ZAGREB - Serbia exploits the least amount of natural resources in the Western Balkans, where the biggest demand on the environment comes from Slovenia, the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) says in its latest report.

Dacic, Guterres on problems of refugees

BELGRADE/GENEVA - Ivica Dacic, Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, has conferred with Antonio Guterres, UN High Commissioner for Refugees, in Geneva, and informed him about the position and problems of refugees from Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina in Serbia and of over 200,000 internally displaced persons from Kosovo-Metohija.

Bosnia Politicians Getting Richer, Report Shows

A database on the properties and assets of 160 politicians in Bosnia, produced by the Center for Investigative Reporting, CIN, in Sarajevo has drawn reactions from politicians and member of the public following its publication this week.

The database showed that the real estate holdings of many politicians have kept growing throughout their careers, this past year included.

Dacic: Serbia has greatest number of refugees in Europe

GENEVA - Serbia is the country with the largest number of refugees and internally displaced persons (IDPs) in Europe, which is why it needs international assistance, Serbian Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic said at the 65th session of the Executive Committee of the United Nations High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) in Geneva on Tuesday.

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