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President to attend donor conference in Brussels
BELGRADE -- Serbian President Tomislav Nikolić will attend a donor conference dedicated to repairing the damage from the floods in Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina.
The event will be held in Brussels on July 16, Serbia's Foreign Minister Ivica Dačić said on Wednesday.
The Bosnia Parliament is expected to vote on Thursday over the opposition-proposed dismissal of Foreign Minister Zlatko Lagumdzija and the Defence Minister Zekerijah Osmic.
Parties start putting forward their candidates on Wednesday for the October 12 polls, at which voters will cast ballots for the tripartite presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the House of Representatives of the state-level parliament and the parliament of the Federation entity, the National Assembly of Republika Srpska and its president and vice-president, as well as assemblies of the ten can
RS leader: Autonomy now, independence later
ANDRIĆGRAD -- Milorad Dodik says the Serb people in Bosnia will continue fighting for autonomy, hoping that the political process will eventually result in the independence.
He made the remarks on Saturday, St. Vitus Day (Vidovdan), during the opening of the cultural and historical complex dubbed Andrićgrad.
The concert by the Vienna Philharmonic in the recently re-opened Vijecnica, the historic Sarajevo City Hall, was the central event to mark the centenary of the killing of Archduke Franz Ferdinand by Bosnian Serb Gavrilo Princip on June 28, 1914.
Few hundred people could follow the the concert in a plateau on the other side of the river of Miljacka.