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Serb leaders in Bosnia praised Serbia’s “fair and democratic” parliamentary polls while some analysts said that a Europe-oriented Belgrade government would be good for its neighbour state.
Verdicts and indictments for war crimes and other grave offences should be made public so people can learn the truth about past atrocities, Bosnia's top judicial body said.
BELGRADE - The campaign ended for the early parliamentary elections that will be held in Serbia on Sunday, March 16, and election silence will be in force until the close of polls at 8 p.m. the same day.
In these polls, 6,767, 324 citizens will be eligible to vote and elect 250 MPs for the National Assembly of the Republic of Serbia.
The House of Representatives, one of two chambers in Bosnia's parliament, dismissed Radoncic as Security Minister on the request of the Party of Democratic Action, SDA, which said he did not do all he could have done to prevent violence in protests in February.
Police in Banja Luka were on the hunt Thursday for Zeljko Stevanovic, 50, who is suspected of throwing a hand grenade into a city bus on Thursday morning, killing the driver.
Bozo Popic, 55, died from injuries received in the bomb attack on the public bus he was driving.
EU foreign policy chief Catherine Ashton said in Sarajevo on March 12 that the focus now should be on economic reforms, welfare and the judiciary - not on constitutional change.
Turkey, Balkan states lead global police training co-operative
Now in its fourth year, INTERPA is a growing international organisation aimed at improving the quality of police training.
Police training academies from Turkey and several Balkan states helped establish the International Association of Police Academies (INTERPA) in 2011. [AFP]
BELGRADE - Serbia's foreign trade deficit totalled USD 357.7 million in January and was by 30.4 percent lower than in the same month in 2013, the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia released on Wednesday.
BELGRADE - Serbia gained surplus in trade with the CEFTA countries amounting to USD 89.7 million in January 2014, reads a statement by the Statistical Office of the Republic of Serbia (RSZ) on Wednesday.
The exports to the CEFTA countries in January amounted to USD 153.7 million, while the imports were USD 64 million, and the export- import ratio equaled 240 percent.
BELGRADE - Serbian First Deputy Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic, who is also the leader of the Serbian Progressive Party (SNS), said late Sunday that the threat posed by extremism promoted by extremist parties, politicians and tycoons - all those who see chaos as an opportunity to reverse the looming electoral defeat - should not be underestimated.