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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 ...

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 ...
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.
"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 https://www.wku.edu/iyo/.
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.

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.
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
"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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...

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.
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 ...
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.
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
As Poslovni Dnevnik writes on the 13th of January, 2018, foreign nationals filed 350,951 VAT refunds in the total amount of 14,380,238.06 convertible marks (about 56 million kuna) on leaving the customs area of Bosnia and Herzegovina on issued invoices for purchased goods in the amount of 98,969,873, ...
Sarajevo (Bosnia and Herzegovina), January 12 (SeeNews) - The Bosnian unit of Raiffeisen Bank International said on Friday it opened a new branch in the capital Sarajevo, as it continues to expand its network in the country. In a statement published on its website, Raiffeisen Bank dd Bosna i ...
Banja Luka (Bosnia and Herzegovina), January 12 (SeeNews) - Bosnia's Serb Republic said on Monday it will auction 100 million Marka ($62.1 million/51.1 million Euro) of five-year Treasury notes on January 29. The government securities, with a nominal value of 1,000 marka each, will bear a fixed ...
On Tuesday, Milorad Dodik, the hardline leader of the Serb half of Bosnia, staged a military parade in Banja Luka in defiance of a ruling by the country's constitutional court. The Žurnal report said that a militia called "Serbian Honour" - which it said had been trained in a Russian-funded "humanitarian ...
Georgia has sent a protest note to Bosnia and Herzegovina over the visit of the head of the breakaway South Ossetia region to Bosnia's Serb-dominated entity, Republika Srpska. South Ossetia is a breakaway state from Georgia - financed, defended and effectively controlled by Moscow, while the ...
The Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Thursday confirmed the indictment against four former Bosnian Serb fighters, Branko Cigoje, Zeljko Tadic, Sasa Boskic and Milorad Glamocak, for crimes against civilians near the town of Donji Vakuf. The Court said that it confirmed the charges against four men accused of the ...
Breza, a town with approximately 17,000 inhabitants, around 20 kilometres from Sarajevo, was built up around the coal mine, opened in 1907 by Austria-Hungary, when Bosnia-Herzegovina was still part of the Austro-Hungarian Empire. Documents from the period refer to the particularly tough working ...
Grabar Kitarovic's office told N1 TV on Monday that the two presidents will talk about the role of Croatia and Turkey "in encouraging Bosniaks and Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina to engage in dialogue and agreement on key issues, in particular on the issue of amending electoral legislation which is at ...
Bosnian Serbs celebrated a banned "statehood" holiday Tuesday in stubborn defiance of the west and their non-Serb compatriots, but with tacit backing from Russia. A handful of international guests attended the celebration in Banja Luka, the largest city in the Serb-run part of Bosnia, Republika Srpska.
Qatar Charity's (QC) contributions to the 'Orphan Below Zero' campaign have reached Kosovo and Bosnia, it was announced in a statement. As part of 'Rofaqa', a QC initiative that sponsors orphans and through 'Orphan Below Zero', QC said it is determined to protect the poor children from freezing ...
Orthodox Christians in Bosnia have been preparing for Epiphany and Christmas celebrations this weekend by following traditional rituals and enjoying a pre-festive feast. Preparations for the celebrations include spraying stables and land with wheat seeds, symbolising hope for wealth and fertile land in the ...
... two years, I want my kids to know where they came from." Even though leaving his family and moving across the country was hard, he says this is home. "This is my home now. I've been here 20 years. This is home." So, at just 17-years-old, that is Sasa Mandrapa's journey from Bosnia to Bowling Green.
Up to 10,000 Catholics are leaving Bosnia-Herzegovina every year because of state discrimination against the religious minority, according to the ... Cardinal Puljić added: "Looking at the situation of the Catholic Church in Bosnia and Herzegovina, there is reason to be seriously concerned for the future.
Since Praljak's death, Croats have repeatedly paid tribute to the late general, laying flowers and lighting candles in town squares in Croatia and Bosnia. Praljak, who worked in film and theatre before joining the military, remains a hero to many Croats despite his conviction. About 2,000 people filled the ...
A dense silence ringing in his ears under his thick visor, Sanjin Matkovic slowly inches forward with his metal detector, stopping at every step to insert a metal probe diagonally 10cm into the dry earth. He repeats this methodically at two-inch intervals horizontally across a patch outlined with ominous yellow ...
Bosnian authorities have charged 25 Muslim wartime officials and four Bosnian Serb officers with committing war crimes against civilians and prisoners of war in the country's bloody 1990s conflict. prosecutors in Sarajevo said on December 29 that 11 former Muslim members of the Bosnian army were ...
Due to the crisis between the Federation entity's ruling parties, the [Bosniak] Party of Democratic Action, SDA, the Alliance for Better Future of Bosnia and the Croatian Democratic Union of Bosnia, HDZ BiH, no budget for 2018 has been adopted by the entity as yet. No budget has been adopted at state level ...
He heard about Bosnia and Herzegovina, so he decided to join a group of migrants from Syria, Pakistan and Afghanistan who were leading the way toward the small Balkan state, which they regarded as a Muslim country. Nasib Khan currently lives in a house belonging to the youth Organization Tempo in ...


 

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