Latest News from Bosnia and Herzegovina

Yugoslav Industrial Symbol Inspires Bosnia’s Biennale Pick

Danica Dakic, the first woman artist to represent Bosnia at the Venice Biennale, has taken the drastic social and economic changes in the old industrial town of Zenica as her inspiration.

Comeback kids snatch point for Greece at 10-man Bosnia

Ninety minutes is a long time indeed in soccer. What seems unlikely early on, may well become likely later. This way Greece came back from a likely debacle at Zenica to snatch a precious point and get to within a whisker from victory, forcing a 2-2 draw from host Bosnia and Herzegovina on Tuesday.

Mitroglou out, Sokratis in for Greece

Greece will miss talismanic striker Costas Mitroglou in its key clash with Bosnia on Tuesday due to his injury in the game at Liechtenstein, but at least it will welcome back captain Sokratis Papastathopoulos.

Mitroglou picked up a leg injury that is ruling him out of the game at Zenica, so coach Angelos Anastasiadis has called up Panionios striker Fiorin Durmishaj to replace him.

Serbia Marks NATO Bombing Anniversary as Nationalists Protest

An official state ceremony led by President Aleksandar Vucic was held in the southern Serbian city of Nis on Sunday evening, while at the same time nationalists protested in Belgrade on the anniversary of the start of the NATO military campaign on March 24.

Vucic told about 2,000 Serbians who attended the ceremony in Nis that the NATO bombing was a crime.

Positive start for Greece at Liechtenstein

The Greek national team defeated Liechtenstein 2-0 at Vaduz at the start of its campaign for the Euro 2020 qualifiers on Saturday, having produced one hour of decent soccer.

Why Serb Nationalism Still Inspires Europe’s Far Right

Central to Tarrant's worldview appears to have been a commitment to the so-called "Great Replacement" theory.

This conspiracy theory posits that Muslim immigration to Western countries is a secret plot to "outbreed" white Christians of European ancestry and thus take over their "homelands". A peculiar brand of Islamophobia, it is rooted in anti-Ottoman sentiment.

"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.

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