Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina

"Serb people, and I with it, have already won"

"The Serb people and myself together with it, have already won. The Serb Republic (RS, the Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina) has been created, and the Serb people are free in their own state," Karadzic is quoted as saying, and adding:

Radovan Karadzic Leaves a Legacy of Cruelty

That he was also a common crook who served 11 months in prison for fraud in 1984 was not part of this carefully crafted public persona.

EP official reacts to Karadzic verdict

The wartime political leader of Serbs in Bosnia-Herzegovina was on Wednesday sentenced to life in prison by the Appeals Chamber of the Residual Mechanism for Criminal Tribunals in The Hague.

Appeals Chamber sentences Karadzic to life imprisonment

The appeals verdict rendered on Wednesday changes the first-instance verdict, that in Match 2016 sentenced the first president of the Serb Republic (RS) to 40 years in prison.

CEFTA "needs recovery to stay alive"

Speaking to Politika daily, Ljajic said the existence of the 2006 trade deal was in doubt after Pristina's decision to introduce taxes and non-tariff barriers for Serbian goods.

Karadzic Verdict Will Reinforce Ethnic Divisions, Analysts Predict

"Certain political forces in Bosnia and Herzegovina still side with convicted criminals and joint criminal enterprises, which are glorified, and genocide, which is not admitted. Such politics are alive in Bosnia and Herzegovina," Mehmedovic told BIRN.

Diaspora Politics: Turkey’s New Balkan Ambassadors

A few steps from the wooden Ottoman fountain that looms over Bascarsija square in central Sarajevo, shoppers in a Turkish grocery store browse tea, spices and Turkish delight.

One Year On, Dragicevic Death Still Haunts Bosnia

A year on from 21-year-old David Dragicevic's murder in Banja Luka, police in Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity, Republika Srpska, have yet to uncover who was responsible for his death and why he was targeted.

Karadzic Verdict: Mastermind of Violence or Victim of Injustice?

When reaching their final judgement, the judges at the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague will remain within the parameters of the appeals filed by the prosecutors and Karadzic's defence.

Understanding Ratko Mladic: Film Tells Inside Story of Trial

The former Bosnian Serb Army chief was convicted under a first-instance verdict in November 2017 of genocide in Srebrenica, the persecution of Bosniaks and Croats throughout Bosnia and Herzegovina, terrorising the civilian population of Sarajevo and taking UN peacekeepers hostage, but the case has now gone to appeal.

Croatia Looks Implicated in Serious Hybrid Warfare Against Bosnia

The location of the weapons cache, according to those involved, would be revealed by the same person who planted it.

This would then justify the previous statements of top Croatian officials such as President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic that Bosnia is a "hotbed of terrorism" and home to at least "10,000 radicalized persons".

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