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The government of Republika Srpska decided at an extraordinary meeting on Tuesday that all schools must close from Wednesday until March 30 as part of efforts to deal with the coronavirus.
All public gatherings during this period have also been prohibited, including concerts, theatre plays and sporting events.
The Serb-led entity in Bosnia, Republika Srpska, has halted all projects being implemented with Chinese companies owing to concerns about the possible spread of the coronavirus.
Milorad Dodik, Serbian member of the Bosnian Presidency, announced the move on Sunday to Serbian television Pink, noting the potential economic consequences of the continued spread of the virus.
"Bosnia-Herzegovina can only defend itself from refugees by changing its policy. We need to think about this problem in advance, not when we are confronted with them. We do not want a hard border on the Drina River, there are smarter ways of dealing with this issue. We can see what we can do further, in cooperation with Serbia.
Women in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Romania, North Macedonia, Serbia, Kosovo, Bulgaria and Croatia staged rallies on International Women's Day, opposing violence and discrimination and demanding better rights and more equal treatment.
In the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo, the CURE (GIRLS) Foundation celebrated with an activist stroll, under the slogan "Bully, on your way!"
As numbers of coronavirus cases rise throughout Europe, Serbia has confirmed its first - a 43-year-old male who has often been to Hungary.
Minister of Health Zlatibor Loncar said the man was currently quarantined in hospital in Subotica, near the Hungarian border, where he had reported himself after feeling ill. His condition is not seen as alarming.
"He saw us. I saw him too. He raised his hand, he waved… They went off towards Potocari. I have never seen him again," she said.
Malagic has testified at four trials of Bosnian Serbs military and political officials at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague - the cases against Radislav Krstic, Radovan Karadzic, Zdravko Tolimir and Ratko Mladic.