Geography of Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia’s LGBT Activists Vow to Fight on Despite Cancelled March

Bosnian Pride organisers have cancelled this year's planned march in the capital, Sarajevo, because of the coronavirus outbreak - but have vowed to redouble efforts to make up for this with other activities designed to draw attention to community problems that the pandemic has only exacerbated.

Massacre Memorial Centre Opens in Bosnian Town of Tuzla

The 25th anniversary of the shelling of the Kapija area of Tuzla by the Bosnian Serb Army was marked on Monday with the laying of flowers at the cemetery where most of the 71 mainly young people killed in May 1995 are buried, which was due to be followed by the symbolic sounding of an air-raid siren in the evening.

Bosnia celebrates Turkish parliament's centenary

Bosnia and Herzegovina's historic Mostar Bridge was illuminated with the colors of the Turkish flag late on April 21 to mark the 100th anniversary of the establishment of Turkey's parliament.
"The Grand National Assembly of the Republic of Turkey marks its 100th anniversary. We are celebrating with joy," the Turkish Consulate General in Mostar said in a statement.

Bosnia’s Southern Herzegovina Region Battles Wildfires

No victims have been reported and no houses have been destroyed.

In the area north of Mostar, a wildfire that spread from the Rujiste mountain pass was put under control on Sunday overnight before it reached holiday homes in the area, Petar Juric of Mostar's fire brigade told the news site.

Migrants in Bosnia ‘More Vulnerable to Infection’ Despite Lockdown

Republika Srpska had 29 confirmed cases of coronavirus infection by Thursday, and 23 of them are in Banja Luka.

The country has introduced emergency measures to prevent the spread of coronavirus infection. All restaurants and cafes are closed, and only grocery stores and pharmacies are still working.