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"It is up to the local authorities and relevant institutions of Bosnia and Herzegovina to resolve this issue. We urge Bosnian authorities to seriously understand all possible security threats," the embassy said. The US has sanctioned the Night Wolves for its involvement with anti-Western and pro-Russian ... Speculation
According to the plan, they will visit Belgrade, Novi Sad, Valjevo, Krusevac, Nis, Jagodina, Kragujevac and Bela Crkva in Serbia - plus Bijeljina, Brcko, Doboj and Banja Luka in Bosnia's mainly Serbian entity, Republika Srpska. "The route reprises the pilgrimage routes of the distant past, with stop-offs in the ...

Russia is actively supporting indigenous political and paramilitary actors seeking to divide Bosnia and Herzegovina. The Kremlin is cooperating with the Republika Srpska (RS) government of President Milorad Dodik to achieve this goal by violent means if necessary. The most pronounced Russian ...
Public utility Elektroprivreda HZHB has opened what it says is Bosnia & Herzegovina's first wind farm, the 51MW Mesihovina wind park in Gornji Brišnik in the municipality of Tomislavgrad. The wind farm features 22 Siemens Gamesa SWT-2.3-108 turbines that are slated to churn out 165.17GWh per year, ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina, a tiny nation in southeastern Europe best known for its bloody war in the 1990s, might be edging closer to an armed conflict once again. A new report released Friday, "Bosnia on the Russian Chopping Block: The Potential for Violence and Steps to Prevent It," reveals an extensive ...
The indictment charges Stanisic, and his intelligence agent, Franko Simatovic, alias Frenki, with crimes against Bosniaks [Muslims] in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and says the Red Berets unit was involved in forcible transfers of the Muslim population from eastern Bosnia. Stanisic's defence attorney, Wayne ...

The mission met with Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina Prime Minister Novalić, Republika Srpska Prime Minister Cvijanović, Minister of Finance and Treasury Bevanda, Central Bank Governor Softić, and other government officials and private sector representatives. At the conclusion of the visit, Mr.
SARAJEVO: Abdul Salam Hareb Al Rumaithi, UAE Ambassador to Montenegro, has presented his credentials to Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Covic, as a Non-resident Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina. During the meeting, Al Rumaithi conveyed the greetings of ...
In a special statement forwarded to the local media, the US Embassy responded to a repeated offer by Serb entity president Milorad Dodik for the establishment of a third, Croat-majority entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In an interview with the Bosnia and Herzegovina edition of the Večernji List daily, Dodik ...
FILE PHOTO: Leader of the motorcycling club Night Wolves, Alexander Zaldostanov (front), nicknamed "Khirurg" (Surgeon), together with participants of a bike ride commemorating the 70th anniversary of the victory over Nazi Germany in World War Two, arrives at the Russian consulate general in Brest, ...
Bosnia and Herzegovina's Security Minister Dragan Mektic speaks during interview for Reuters in his office in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina March ... SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's autonomous Serb entity is "fear-mongering" to undermine the country's integrity by organising nationalist paramilitary ...
War veterans have blocked roads in various parts of Bosnia-Herzegovina to demand additional benefits. Reports said the veterans of Bosnia's 1992-95 war peacefully ended their last blockades in the country's Muslim-Croat Federation on the morning of March 1. The protest that began on February 28 had ...
Pope Francis on Saturday received in audience the members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina with whom he spoke of the good diplomatic relationship that exists between the Holy See and the Balkan State, pledging to push ahead with constructive dialogue and collaboration. The current ... rights
SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia will not be able to form governments after the October general election unless the national parliament resolves an ... The issue has become a hot political topic in Bosnia over the past year, creating a rift in the ruling Bosniak-Croat coalition both at the national level and in ... rights
Military exercises with the participation of NATO's A-10 aircraft squadrons are being planned in Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH) Serb Republic (Republika Srpska) in 2019. That's according to a report by “Dnevnik,” a Sarajevo-based website, referencing official documents of the Ministry of Defense of ... rights

The United States and the European Union have told Bosnia-Herzegovina it is not doing enough to crack down on corruption and that it needs to protect the judiciary from political pressure. A U.S.-funded report by the Organization for Security and Cooperation in Europe (OSCE) published on February 21 ... rights
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Migrants in the pursuit to reach western Europe are now opting for an alternate route through Bosnia and Herzegovina as anti-trafficking forces clamp down on ... According to the Bosnia-Herzegovina Mine Action Center, the most dangerous locations in Bosnia are along the Sava River, which is the border ... rights
Bosnia and Herzegovina is facing an increase in the numbers of migrants crossing the Balkan state on their way to the West. Officials say the situation is under control for now, but fear it might become an issue if the current upward trend continues. "By the end of May, if these trends continue, I am afraid we ... rights
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Milorad Dodik would like to make two things clear at the outset: that he is the president of a legitimate state, rather than an ethnically cleansed territory in a country with internationally recognized borders; and that, at 58, he can still shoot hoops like a pro. rights
“I want him to have a good life.” You can still check out the Bosnia exhibit at the Kentucky Museum until June 30th. Another Bosnian exhibit opens tonight at Spencer's Coffee in Bowling Green. For a complete list of events for International Year of Bosnia-Herzegovina, log onto rights
The culture, people and beauty of Bosnia and Herzegovina will go on display at Spencer's Coffee on College Street with the opening of a new photography exhibition. James Kenney, a photojournalism professor at Western Kentucky University, will showcase his work beginning at 7 p.m. Thursday. rights
Bosnia-Herzegovina declared independence from the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia following a controversial referendum, and was recognized by the United States and Europe in April 1992 — and the ... Above — bodies of people killed in April 1993 around Vitez, Bosnia and Herzegovina. rights
A shipment of 2,500 automatic rifles from Serbia is due to arrive in the Serb-run half of Bosnia in March, weeks before the scheduled opening of a new training centre where Russian advisers have been expected to play a role under an agreement signed more than two years ago. The Bosnian Serb ... rights
Izetbegović commented on a statement by Čović earlier in the week in Zagreb, when the leader of the HDZ BiH party claimed that a civic state in Bosnia and Herzegovina in fact means a unitarian and therefore an Islamic state, as that would bring into question the rights of the two other constituent peoples. rights
In 1992, the war in Bosnia-Herzegovina erupted, and photojournalist Roger M. Richards decided to cover the siege of Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia. The war lasted for four years, but Richards dedicated himself to telling the stories of the Bosnian people, and for 26 years he has been back and forth. rights
SARAJEVO, Feb. 7 (Xinhua) -- Bosnia and Herzegovina received 1,307,319 tourists in 2017, a 13.7 percent yearly increase, official data indicated Wednesday. According to data from the national statistics agency, there were 2,677,125 overnight stays last year -- a 12.3 percent increase year on year. rights
“There is really no text at this moment about which representatives of the three peoples in Bosnia could agree. Consequently, there is no text that parliament could support. I think this initiative is condemned to failure,” Momcilo Novakovic, an MP from the People's Democratic Movement, said on Tuesday. rights
Bosnia and Herzegovina has not always had a word-less national anthem since the country's inception in 1992. For six years until 1998, the former Slavic country acknowledged “Jedna si jedina” or "You Are the One and Only" as its national anthem, complete with official lyrics. But the track was later ... rights
After the 1992-95 war, the country is made up of the Serb Republic (RS), the Serb entity, and the Muslim-Croat Federation of Bosnia-Herzegovina (FBiH). "About 60 percent of Croats live mixed with Bosniaks in BiH," said Izetbegovic, who is the Bosniak (Muslim) representative in the tripartite BiH Presidency ... rights
ZAGREB, February 5, 2018 - In 2017, Croatia remained the top trading partner of Bosnia and Herzegovina, recording a significant jump in imports and exports compared to 2016, however, Serbia is narrowing the margin and could overtake Croatia, the latest data released on Monday by the Bosnia and ... rights
The European newspapers were surprised to know that in Bosnia and Herzegovina, there were over 60 Muslim communities that refused to obey to the central ... At the recent conference “The Future of Islam and Muslims in Europe on the Axis of Andalusia and Bosnia-Herzegovina”, he was the key speaker ... rights
For a start, it's unclear why Izetbegovic should have been Vucic's counterpart to represent Bosnia-Herzegovina, since he doesn't currently chair that country's tripartite presidency. He is, however, the leader of the Party of Democratic Action (SDA), Bosnia's leading Muslim party. So Izetbegovic's pairing with ... rights
Bosnia and Herzegovina was eliminated in the group stage of UEFA's World Cup Qualification and the Bosnian FA appointed former Croatian international Robert Prosinecki as manager on January 4. The Dragons have already played one game in 2018, drawing 0-0 to the USA in Carson, California. rights
There are times you catch him with a smile on his face, but when it comes to competition Osorio takes things very seriously. That's why he already has everything lined out for Wednesday's friendly match against Bosnia and Herzegovina in the Alamodome. The contest will give him an opportunity to see if ... rights
Mexico vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina, Time, Live Stream and TV Schedule ... Mexico will play their first match of 2018 on Wednesday, when they face Bosnia and Herzegovina in a friendly in San Antonio, Texas. The Bosnians ... USA 0-0 Bosnia-Herzegovina in front of just over 11,000 with shadow squads. rights
Mexico's first match of 2018 — in San Antonio's Alamodome against Bosnia and Herzegovina — will not have the eyes of the world upon it. An El Tri side without its biggest stars taking on a Bosnia team that also doesn't have its biggest stars will not draw many from outside the two nations. The right sets of ... rights
Former Jayhawk Billy Preston is headed to Bosnia. What does it mean for ... Former Kansas forward Billy Preston sent relative shockwaves through the basketball world on Saturday, as it was announced that the 6-foot-10, 230-pound forward had signed with BC Igokea in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Preston ... rights
Arab businesspeople account for at least 40 percent of foreign investment in Bosnia, according to Burcu Uygur, owner of Bosnia-based Turkish real-estate group DIDO. Bosnia has become a favored destination not only for Arab tourists but for investors as well, Uygur said, speaking on the sidelines of Expo ... rights
RFP: study on biomass, geothermal and CSP in Bosnia Herzegovina ... The UNDP Bosnia and Herzegovina seeks a professional service provider for development of Study on Renewable Energy Sources with Focus on Biomass, Geothermal Energy and Concentrated Solar Power in BiH. All legal entities ... rights
Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic arrived on a three-day official visit to Bosnia-Herzegovina on January 17. In Sarajevo, she met with members of the state presidency for talks that focused on the changes in Bosnia's electoral legislation, construction of the Peljesac Bridge, improving economic ... rights
Opponents attacked Austria's far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache Thursday for saying Bosnia and Herzegovina can't function as a state and its Serb Republic region should have the right to become independent. Strache made the comments in an interview with the Serb Republic's public TV ... rights
SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), January 16 (SeeNews) – The average net monthly salary in Bosnia and Herzegovina increased by a nominal 1.2% year-on-year in November, reaching 857 marka ($535.5/438.2 euro), after rising by 1.9% in October, official figures showed. On a monthly comparison ... rights
ZAGREB, Jan 15 (Hina) - Božo Ljubić, the chairman of the Main Council of the Croat National Assembly (HNS), the umbrella organisation of Croat political parties in Bosnia and Herzegovina, said on Monday he expected Croatia's President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović to be welcomed in Bosnia and ... rights
The World Cup still feels a long way away, especially as many of us in the United States crank up the heat and put on the sweaters in this frigid winter. The chill across the country also affected the Mexico national team, with winter weather in Texas forcing organizers to cancel a Tuesday news conference ... rights
Bosnia's security agencies are investigating a Serbian right-wing group that the national government said Tuesday was a paramilitary unit formed to create "a problem" for those opposed to Bosnian Serb President Milorad Dodik. Members of Serbian Honor caused an uproar when they marched in full ... rights
Milorad Dodik, leader of a Bosnian Serb nationalist party and president of Republika Srpska - a semi-autonomous entity within Bosnia and Herzegovina that was created in 1995 under the Dayton peace agreement - reportedly put the force together. On the same day, Bosnian Minister of Security Dragan ... rights
The Philadelphia Union's 32-year-old Bosnian midfielder Haris Medunjanin received a call-up to the Bosnia and Herzegovina squad ahead of two international friendlies in the U.S. later this month. Medunjanin currently has 56 appearances for his national team dating back to his debut in 2009. He was last ... rights


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