Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Fuele,Mogherini confer with Western Balkan foreign ministers

NEW YORK - Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic participated in the meeting of foreign ministers from Western Balkan countries with EU Enlargement Commissioner Stefan Fuele and future European High Representative for Foreign Affairs Federica Mogherini on the margins of the 69th UN General Assembly session in New York.

Macedonia at Bottom of Regional Wage Table

A report on average wages in former Yugoslavia countries and Albania, compiled by Anadolu news agency, says Slovenes earn most in the region per month, with average wages of 1,002 euro.

This comes as no surprise, as the country has been a member of the EU for almost 10 years and was the wealthiest republic in Yugoslavia.

Bosnia Leaders Trade Accusations with US Diplomats

The Bosnian Foreign Minister and Social Democratic Party leader, Zlatko Lagumdzija, met the Charge d'Affaires of the US Embassy, Nicholas Hill, on September 23, to rebut charges of neglect and corruption contained in a recent blog post by two senior US officials.

"RS to go to referendum unless Dayton is respected"

"RS to go to referendum unless Dayton is respected"

BANJA LUKA -- RS President Milorad Dodik has said after returning from an official visit to Moscow that Russia continually expresses its commitment to the Dayton Agreement.

Bosnian Serb Soldier Jailed for Raping Teenager

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Dusko Solesa was sentenced to six years in prison for raping the teenage girl in the Bihac municipality in north-west Bosnia in 1992.

US Officials Slate Bosnian Politicians Over Floods

Bosnian politicians have shown they are completely incapable of helping citizens in times of need and of matching even half of what the international community did for flood victims, two senior US officials wrote in their embassy blog on September 18.

Moore: Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Abyss

Moore: Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Abyss

Mostar -- Bosnia and Herzegovina is, unfortunately, a country that does not go forward, said in Mostar Jonathan Moore, the Head of the OSCE Mission in that country

Jonathan Moore, the Head of the OSCE Mission in Bosnia and Herzegovina added in Mostar that the country is still in the "famous abyss "

Dodik: Putin could soon visit Serbia, and Balkans

Dodik: Putin could soon visit Serbia, and Balkans

MOSCOW -- RS President Milorad Dodik is in Moscow on Thursday where he told B92 that Russian President Vladimir Putin could soon travel "to the Balkans and Belgrade."

The leader of the Serb entity (RS) of Bosnia-Herzegovina met with Putin today.

Joint session of Serbian, RS cabinets on Sept. 20

Joint session of Serbian, RS cabinets on Sept. 20

BELGRADE -- The Serbian government and that of the Serb entity in Bosnia, the Serb Republic (RS), will hold a joint session in Belgrade on September 20.

Preparations for joint session of Serbia, RS govts

BELGRADE - Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic conferred with Republika Srpska (RS) Minister of Labour and Veteran Affairs Petar Djokic on Wednesday, and during the meeting, they discussed the preparations for the forthcoming joint session of the two governments due to take place in Belgrade on September 20.

Hundreds of Balkan Jihadists Have Joined ISIS, CIA Says

Bosnia, Kosovo and Albania are the main recruiting grounds in the Balkans for radical Islamists seeking fighters for the wars in Syria and Iraq. In terms of numbers, they come just behind Jordan, Saudi Arabia and Tunisia, Radio Free Europe, RFE, reported on Tuesday.

No danger of floods on major rivers

BELGRADE - There is no danger of floods on major rivers, with the Danube, the Sava and the Morava rivers currently at medium or medium-to-high levels for this time of year, the director of the Srbijavode water management company Goran Puzovic said on Wednesday.

Bosnia Shrine Town Gets Highway to Croatia

Bosnia Prime Minister Vjekoslav Bevanda opened a new stretch of Bosnia's Corridor 5c highway, runing from the southern Catholic pilgrimage town of Medjugorje to the border crossing at Bijaca with Croatia opened on Tuesday.

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Bosnia Mosques Close Doors to Election Campaigners

Religious institutions are trying to distance themselves from politics during the campaign for next month's general elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina - but faith still plays a role in determining voting patterns, analysts told Balkan Insight.

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