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Bosnia’s Post-Election Deadlock Stalls Progress Towards NATO

The post-electoral political deadlock in Bosnia in Herzegovina has stalled progress towards NATO membership, as political leaders fail to adopt the country's first Annual National Program, which the Western alliance requires as a condition for activating the Membership Action Plan, MAP.

Bosnian Serb, Croat Parties Hatch Coalition Agreement

Ahead of the formation of new governments in Bosnia after the October 7 elections, Milorad Dodik, leader of the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats, SNSD, and Dragan Covic, the head of Bosnia's Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, on Monday confirmed a coalition agreement after a meeting in East Sarajevo.

Bosnia's Politicians Decide Tweets Won't Win Elections

Social media may play a huge part in political life in the US and other countries - but the top politicians running for office in Bosnia's upcoming parliamentary and presidential elections in October don't seem that interested in Facebook or Twitter.

Fan pages reveal that some key politicians do not use Facebook at all.

Bosnia's Politicians Promise Pay Hikes as Elections Loom

As Bosnia's politicians prepare for parliamentary and presidential elections in October this year, many of them are wooing voters with promises of big pay hikes.

The government of Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity, Republika Srpska, RS, has said it will take measures to increase salaries in the entity, with strong support from the RS President, Milorad Dodik.

Montenegro's Ruling Party Wins Local Elections

The ruling Democratic Party of Socialists, DPS, party won most votes in ten out of 12 municipalities on Sunday, but will only be able to form an administration on its own in five of them.

The preliminary results show that the DPS, run by the country's veteran leader Milo Djukanovic, secured an absolute majority in the capital Podgorica for the first time since the early 2000s.

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