Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina
The German Federal Service on Migration and Refugees said that 9,420 people from Macedonia lodged asylum applications in Germany in 2013, Deutsche Welle reported.
The figure represents a sharp increase from 2012, when almost 6,900 Macedonians sought asylum in Germany, and from 2011, when there were 1,750 applicants from the Balkan state.
In Serbia every 5th individual jobless
In the first month of 2014 even 42,771 jobless people have registered them with the National Employment Service. That is almost 2,000 people more than in December last year.
Human Rights Watch on February 21 said the authorities in Bosnia should investigate the excessive use of force by police during the protests in the country, as well as attacks on journalists.
Four Bosnian Serbs and a Croat, including a father and his son, have denied a series of war crimes allegations including murders, torture and rape during the 1992-95 conflict.
Bosnia's State Investigative and Protection Agency, SIPA, said that it was not authorized to maintain peace and security in the streets, as this was the job of the entity and cantonal police structures.
PARIS - Serbia ranks 54th among 180 world countries according to the degree of freedom of the media, while Macedonia and Montenegro are the lowest ranked countries in the Balkans according to the Press Freedom Index for 2014, Reporters without Borders organisation released.
Last year, Serbia claimed the 63rd place on the list.
THE HAGUE - Serb from Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) Milan Lukic who was sentenced for war crimes before the International Criminal Tribunal for former Yugoslavia (ICTY) has been transferred to Estonia where he will serve his prison sentence, the ICTY released.