Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina
"Caretaker cabinet has no comment on EU sanctions"
BELGRADE -- Serbia did not take a stand on EU's sanctions imposed against officials of the ousted authorities in Ukraine "because the government is in a technical mandate."
The caretaker government "cannot comment on such situations," the Ministry of Foreign Affairs told Beta on Thursday.
Three opposition parties in Republika Srpska, one of two entities in Bosnia, on March 19 said they were uniting into one bloc - and would talk to other interested parties prior to the elections.
SNS victory in Serbia "encouragement for region"
SARAJEVO -- Bosnian FM Zlatko Lagumdžija says the landslide victory of Aleksandar Vučić’s SNS is "a great encouragement for the region."
Lagumdžija said that Vučić claimed victory insisting on justice and work, and his foreign policy priorities are joining the European Union and regional cooperation.
Ratko Mladic's defence says the former Bosnian Serb Army commander 'did not give any orders for any crimes' during the war in Bosnia.
Paddy Ashdown, the former High Representative of the international community to Bosnia and Herzegovina until 2006, said the country was at a crossroads, and both Washington and Brussels had to act urgently to prevent further deterioration.
Five Serbian cities make list of Europe's top 10
The cities were chosen based on categories including human resources and life and business environment. Also in business news: Cyprus appoints Georghadji as new central bank governor.
Zajecar, Serbia, was chosen as one of Europe's top 10 cities of the future. [AFP]
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.