Bosniak

Bosnian Politicians Snub Trust-Building Get-Together

The chairman of the presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Dragan Covic, announced on Wednesday that a planned working lunch in the town of Mostar with presidency members and the country's political party leaders has been cancelled.

The official reason given by Covic's office was the "inability of the participants to arrive".

ICJ rejects BiH lawsuit; Hatidze Mehmedovic: We will pray that whole world "experience Srebrenica"

The International Court of Justice in The Hague rejected the request for revision of a judgement submitted to the court on 25 February by Sakib Softic, in the name of the Bosniaks led by Bosniak member of the BiH Presidency Bakir Izetbegovic.

Revision request filed as BiH Presidency fails to make decision

SARAJEVO - The Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) Presidency on Thursday failed to make a decision on a request for a revision of a genocide lawsuit against Serbia after Bosniak member Bakir Izetbegovic walked out of the body's session.

Speaking to reporters, Izetbegovic reiterated there was no need to decide on the matter as the Presidency had already done so in 2004.

Bosnian Croats Win Re-run Poll in Divided Stolac

The main Bosnian Croat party, the Croatian Democratic Union, HDZ, pulled off an expected victory in the heavily monitored renewed elections in the divided southwestern town of Stolac, Bosnia's Central Election Commission reported.

HDZ candidate Stjepan Boskovic was elected new-old mayor of Stolac and the HDZ also won 49 per cent of the votes for the town council. 

Sarajevo Residents Campaign Against Hospital Closure

Campaigners against the closure have been gathering signatures and messages of support outside the General Hospital Abdulah Nakas since the start of this week to protest against the authorities' decision to move it from its current location and merge it into the University Clinic Centre of Sarajevo (UKCS).

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