Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina
POZAREVAC - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic announced the start of the 54th cycling race through Serbia in Pozarevac on Thursday, noting that the competition under the slogan "Along the paths of freedom of our ancestors" offers an opportunity to learn more about the tradition of the Serbian army, which made a significant contribution to the Allies' victory in World War One.
Ricardo Zapata Marti, coordinator of the EU's Recovery Needs Assessment, dealing with the impact of recent floods, said that the final assessment of the bill for the floods would be ready in two weeks' time - but the figure was likely to be close to 2 billion euro.
“The worst damages are to infrastructure, rivers and riverbeds, as well as transport lines,” he said.
Croatia’s centre-left government is striving to end quarrels with the powerful Catholic Church over education in what is seen as a move to boost its tumbling ratings.
Vedran Molnar, the new Minister of Education, is to meet the Catholic primates of both Croatia and Bosnia - and assure them that the government has no intention of pushing religion out of the classroom.
The Bosnian prosecution ordered the arrests of over 30 officials of the taxation authority of Bosnia and Herzegovina, including former tax director Kemal Causevic, as well as questioning 20 others.
BELGRADE - Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic and Slovenian Prime Minister Alenka Bratusek agreed in Belgrade on Wednesday that the bilateral relations are better than ever.
President Nikolic thanked Slovenia once again for timely assistance that it sent to Serbia during the catastrophic floods last month.
The Bosnian prosecution on Tuesday said it had started a search of the National Museum in Sarajevo to review the exhibits and documentation and find out why it has been shut since October 2012.
BELGRADE - The anthology of Serbian anti-war aphorisms entitled "A shot in the war" (Gerrari tiroka) has been published in Spain, in the Basque language, the Section of Satirists of the Association of Writers of Serbia has stated.
The anthology was issued by the publishing house Erroteta, based in Amorebieta-Etxano, north Spain, on the coast of the Bay of Biscay.
Hundreds of Bosnians gathered in Sarajevo on Monday to greet the handball national team, which qualified for a major tournament for the first time since independence in a playoff win against Iceland.
The Bosnia and Herzegovina handball team will play in the World Championships in Qatar in 2015 after a nerve-racking one point aggregate win against Iceland.
Lionel Messi scored a trademark individual goal as Argentina opened their World Cup campaign with a narrow 2-1 win over Bosnia-Hercegovina at Rio de Janeiro's renovated Maracana on June 16.
The Barcelona superstar created the third-minute own goal by Sead Kolasinac with which Argentina went ahead, but it took a mid-match tactical shift for him to really start influencing proceedings.