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Ryanair announced its first flights from Bosnia and Herzegovina with two new routes from Banja Luka to Brussels Charleroi and Memmingen. Both routes will operate twice ... This is a big day for our airport, City of Banja Luka, the Republic of Srpska and Bosnia and Herzegovina. It will provide our ...
The recent high-level Russian visit to Bosnia ahead of July's expected visit by Russia's foreign secretary show Moscow is determined to take ... This comes as tensions between Russia and the West over Syria reach levels unseen since the Cold War, but also at a moment when Bosnia and ...

SARAJEVO, April 23 (Xinhua) -- Irish low-cost airline Ryanair said Monday it would operate its first flights from Banja Luka International Airport, some 250 km northwest of Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH) capital, to cities of Brussels and Germany's Memmingen as of November 2018. The Europe's leading ...
The 2.4-kilometre-long Peljesac Bridge is intended to connect the Croatian mainland with the Peljesac peninsula, giving Croatia a continuous land link that bypasses Bosnian territory. The current coastal road passes through a sliver of Bosnian territory around the town of Neum, Bosnia's only sea port. Protest
The first phase of introduction of DTT in Bosnia and Herzegovina has been completed and the three biggest cities are now covered by a digital TV signal, reports eKapija. Due to technical shortcomings in the procurement of equipment for the second phase of DTT deployment, the public procurement ...

... of Banja Luka have been gathering daily in the town square, demanding that the police do its job, find David's murderers and put an end to unsolved killings. They have been supported by people living in Sarajevo and other cities in Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as the ex-Yugoslav community abroad.
Karadzic was convicted of genocide over massacre of almost 8,000 Muslim men and boys in the eastern town of Srebrenica in July 1995 and for murder and persecution during the Bosnian war that claimed more than 100,000 lives. Richard Holbrooke, chief architect of the 1995 Dayton peace accord that ...
Sarajevo is the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH). It was in 1914, where the city witnessed the murder of Franz Ferdinand, the Austrian crown prince, and 70 years later in 1984 Sarajevo gained its positive history as the organizer of Annual Winter Olympics. In 1992, Sarajevo and some other cities in ...
Cardiovascular diseases are a major public health concern in Bosnia and Herzegovina — 63 percent of the population is overweight — and smoking and ... KLIX Running School uses the catchphrase that it's “the most positive story in the city” to attract runners, and that resonates with many Sarajevans.
VISEGRAD, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- About a 5-minute drive from the center of this town in Bosnia and Herzegovina's northeast is the hotel Vilina Vlas, with ... However, after the war ended, the building went back to being a hotel as the town came under the control of the Serb-led autonomous government of ...
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- While nearly 20 years has passed since the end of the Bosnian War following the breakup of Yugoslavia, for the women who experienced traumatic ... The town with a population of over 60 percent Muslim Bosniaks is being overrun by a large number of Serbian soldiers.
After Bosnia-Herzegovina's declaration of independence on 3 March 1992, the guard on the old Trebević gondola, Ramo Biber, became the first victim of the war. He was shot dead as the Serb-dominated Yugoslav army continued their campaign to encircle Sarajevo and capture key positions. Four weeks ...
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia and Herzegovina -- The Night Wolves, a Russian motorcycle gang known as Putin's Angels and widely feared as agents of ... Instead of roaring into town amid throbbing engines and clouds of smoke, the tattooed, potbellied bikers arrived by car and minivan in Banja Luka, the ...
Between May 14 and May 17, 2014, more rain fell in Bosnia and Herzegovina than typically falls in three months. ... In a country where one h of the workforce is employed in agriculture, river oods inundated newly-plowed fields and ravaged 81 municipalities, severely disrupting the economy and imperiling ...
Drago Kalem was one of the victims. Stanisic, the former chief of the Serbian State Security Service, SDB, and his assistant Simatovic, are charged with the persecution, murders, deportations and forcible transfer of civilians during the wars in Croatia and Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to the charges, ...
Goalkeepers: Karen Bardsley (Manchester City), Mary Earps (Reading), Carly Telford (Chelsea). Defenders: Hannah Blundell (Chelsea), Millie Bright (Chelsea), Lucy Bronze (Lyon), Rachel Daly (Houston Dash), Gabrielle George (Everton), Steph Houghton (Manchester City), Abbie McManus (Manchester ...

Dotted between juicing stations and traditional dress stalls, I find Duranovic in the Bosnia Pavillion at Global Village. And it is here that you'll find a taste of Duranovic's family history too. With 120 years of beekeeping behind them and more than 1,000 hives to their name, their stall stands out. Not only for its ...
A new Balkan route through Bosnia has opened up for migrants, four years after a crisis in which more than one million people landed on Europe's shores. ... One migrant Ahmed Wessam, who spoke to AFP in Sarajevo, left the northeastern Syrian town of Hassake a month ago having paid people ...
According to AFP, one migrant Ahmed W., 19, who left the northeastern Syrian town of Hassake a month ago with a group of people including children from his family, stopped in Sarajevo, and they are currently living in a building provided by volunteers. The news agency reported that the migrant paid for ...
SARAJEVO - A new Balkan route through Bosnia has opened up for migrants, four years after a crisis in which more than one million people landed on Europe's ... One migrant Ahmed Wessam, who spoke to AFP in Sarajevo, left the northeastern Syrian town of Hassake a month ago having paid people ...
The prosecution on Thursday announced its appeal against the first-instance verdict in Ratko Mladic case, calling on the UN court to further convict him of genocide against Bosniaks and Croats in five more municipalities in Bosnia and Herzegovina. In November last year, the Hague Tribunal sentenced ...
In one of their final verdicts, judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) found Mladic guilty on 10 counts including genocide, war crimes and crimes against humanity such as murder and deportation. But he was acquitted of one charge of genocide in certain municipalities.
BANJA LUKA, BOSNIA AND HERZEGOVINA - MARCH 20: A view of a flooded house and a work place after the overflowing of Sava River, in Banja Luka, ... working places in Gradiska and Kozarska Dubica towns in northern Bosnia and Herzegovina and Vrbaska, Bistrica, Gasnica villages were damaged ...
The country, since the end of the war in Bosnia, has been divided into two federal entities. One is the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina, populated primarily by Bosniaks and Bosnian Croats. The other is Republika Srpska, whose president is currently Bosnian Serb Milorad Dodik, a onetime Western ...
Here, the curriculum is rock'n'roll, the pupils are from both sides of a still-divided city, and the professors are stars. “Music can be ... The contemporary music scene in Bosnia is dominated by turbo-folk, a blend of regional folk music and electronic pop that originated in Serbia in the 1990s. It often features ...
The towns of Bosanska Krupa, Sanski Most and Kljuc, which are near Bihac, have also suffered flooding. The road between Kozarska Dubica and Kostajinca, also in northern Bosnia, is closed due to water on the road. Part of Banja Luka in north-west Bosnia is also flooded, as well as the town of Prijedor, ...
Mostar, the city in Bosnia and Herzegovina where power is shared between the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia and Herzegovina (HDZ) and the Party of Democratic Action (SDA). The city has not held elections since 2008 ensuring that the SDA and the HDZ, the architects of the paralysis, enjoy an ...
Military expert Reynaud Theunens told the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals in The Hague on Tuesday that Serbian State Security Service (SDB) units were involved in the forcible takeovers of municipalities and towns in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the war. Theunens confirmed the allegation in Jovica ...
This past December, Bosnia and Herzegovina celebrated the 22nd anniversary of the Dayton Accords, the U.S.-led peace treaty that officially halted the madness ... Instead, the atmosphere in the city was characterized by a pervasive worry on the part of governmental officials and citizens about the growing ...
Previous recipients include Austrian politician Valentin Inzko, currently the high representative for Bosnia-Herzegovina, and U.S. journalist Christiane Amanpour. Damir Uzunovic, the owner and director of Buybook and the original proponent of the idea to honor Pamuk, sees the city council's reversal of its ...
Police took down a blockade erected by protesting Bosniak and Croat war veterans in the northern town of Tuzla on Saturday. ... (HVO) during wartime, put up several such blockades across Bosnia and Herzegovina on February 28, blocking key cities like Sarajevo, Tuzla and Zenica as well as key roads.
... Andric, the former commander of the Bosnian Serb Army's Birac Brigade, alleging that he illegally ordered the removal of more than 10,000 Bosniaks from the town of Zvornik on May 28, 1992. The Bosniaks who were ousted were forced to take refuge in other villages, the Humanitarian Law Centre said.
The crumbling “liberal” West is in a desperate hurry in the Balkans. More than a quarter century since the first Western states, pushed by Germany, unilaterally recognized the secession of the former Yugoslav federal republics of Slovenia, Croatia and Bosnia-Herzegovina and about 19 years since NATO's ...
Veterans of Bosnia's 1992-95 war are blocking main highways in various parts of the country to draw attention to their frustration with the authorities. The protest that began Wednesday in the Muslim-Croat federation — one of the two highly autonomous parts into which Bosnia is divided — has left hundreds ...
War veterans from the Bosnian Army and Croatian Defence Council (HVO) blocked roads in several towns in the country's Bosniak- and Croat-dominated Federation entity on Wednesday morning because the state parliament has not yet scheduled a session to address their grievances. The veterans ...
The Russian nationalist motorcycle group, the 'Night Wolves', say their tour of Serbian parts of Bosnia will go ahead this week – despite a ban that Bosnia ... The Russian motorcyle group, the Night Wolves, intend to visit several towns and cities in Serbia and Bosnia as part of their “Russian Balkans” tour ...
Unveiled in 1959 then destroyed during the war, the cable cars connecting the old town to the Olympic mountains began operating again in this month. At the top ... the leafy green trees. Don't forget to look down for sweeping views of the city. a return journey costs 20 Bosnia-Herzegovina marks (£8.90).
Iranian Film Week is one of the most crowded cultural events carried out through the coordinating efforts of the Iranian embassies and in addition to the city of Sarajevo, several other cities across Bosnia and Herzegovina will host Iranian films in coordination with that country's cultural centers in the coming ...
Posters of Ratko Mladic went on display on Monday in the windows of the municipality building of East New Sarajevo in Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska entity. ... Bosnia and Herzegovina does not have legal regulations prohibiting displays of support for people who are convicted of war crimes.
SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), February 22 (SeeNews) – Minorities continued to face widespread discrimination in Bosnia and Herzegovina, ... with Al Jazeera Balkans, received a series of death threats after publishing a piece in which he condemned public gatherings in Banja Luka city in support ...
SARAJEVO (Bosnia and Herzegovina), February 22 (SeeNews) – Croatia Airlines will start year-round direct flights from the country's capital Zagreb to Bosnia's Mostar on May 3, Croatia's transport ministry has said. The route will be serviced twice a week, on Thursdays and Sundays, from Zagreb to Mostar, ...
Military exercises with the participation of NATO's A-10 aircraft squadrons are being planned in Bosnia and Herzegovina's (BiH) Serb Republic ... The second stage, at the beginning of 2019, will be held at a test site near the main city of Republika Srpska, Banja Luka, in which 10 NATO A-10 aircraft will ...
A new gondola lift nearly a mile in length has opened at the Ravna Planina ski centre in Bosnia, near the country's capital and 1984 Olympic host city, Sarajevo. The new 1,400m-long gondola at the ski area near the town of Pale is the first of its kind in Bosnia and Herzegovina. The lift is reported to be just ...
The Prime Minister and Interior Minister and the Chairman of the Council of Ministers of Bosnia witnessed the signing of a memorandum of ... on education, higher education and scientific research, in addition to a twinning agreement between the municipality of Doha city and the city of Sarajevo. A number ...
The city of Sarajevo has abandoned plans to make Orhan Pamuk an “honorary citizen” of the Bosnia-Herzegovina capital, with critics blaming the move on fears of offending Turkey. Pamuk had been nominated for the honour by local publisher and bookshop Buybook, which suggested the Nobel laureate ...
Qatar and the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina signed several memorandums of understanding and a twinning agreement following a session of official talks between HE the Prime ... Separately, a twinning agreement between the municipality of Doha city and the city of Sarajevo was also signed.
SOFIA (Bulgaria), February 16 (SeeNews) - Romania's capital Bucharest was ranked 15th among the 25 most promising European cities in terms of foreign ... Bosnia's Bijeljina and four Bulgarian cities (Pleven, Ruse, Burgas, Plovdiv) were ranked among the 10 most cost effective small European cities.
Former special police commander Goran Saric was acquitted of involvement in genocide in Srebrenica in 1995 as the court ruled he was not necessarily aware of the plan to murder the town's Bosniak population. Lamija Grebo. BIRN. Sarajevo ...
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.


 

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