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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.
BELGRADE - Serbian Minister of Culture and Information Ivan Tasovac is staying in his first official visit to Macedonia, during which he participated in the Annual Meeting of the Council of Ministers of Culture of South East Europe, during which the Regional strategy on cooperation in the culture sector in South-East European countries was adopted on Saturday.
Monument to Gavrilo Princip unveiled in East Sarajevo
SARAJEVO -- As part of events marking 100 years since the outbreak of WW1, a monument to Gavrilo Princip has been unveiled in the newly built city park in East Sarajevo.
The statue was cast in bronze and is two meters tall, the work of Belgrade-based sculptor Zoran Kuzmanović.
Gavrilo Princip described as "man who lived for ideals"
SARAJEVO -- The shot that echoed in Sarajevo on June 28, 1914, was not a shot fired at freedom, but at the occupiers, Gavrilo Princip's nephew, Nikola Princip, has said.
He spoke ahead of the 100th anniversary of the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand.