Bosnia and Herzegovina

US Congress Approves Increased US Engagement in the BalkansPhoto: Martin Falbisoner

US Congress Approves Increased US Engagement in the Balkans

“The Committee on Armed Services of the House of Representatives to the US Congress approved the National Defense Authorization Act for the fiscal year of 2019, which includes a section calling for the Department of Defense to continue increasing “military-to-military cooperation and engagements” in the Western Balkans region. […]

Turkey Donates 15 Buses to Sarajevo

Turkey Donates 15 Buses to Sarajevo

“Istanbul Metropolitan Municipality has donated 15 buses to Bosnia and Herzegovina’s capital Sarajevo. The buses were delivered yesterday to the Sarajevo Public Transportation Company (GRAS) by Istanbul Electricity, Tramway and Tunnel General Management. They were purchased in coordination with Turkish International Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA). A handover […]

Zvizdic: Only State Institutions Decide on Migrant IssueSarajevo Times

Zvizdic: Only State Institutions Decide on Migrant Issue

“Bosnia’s Constitution says state level institutions are the sole decision makers when it comes to issues regarding migration, visas and asylum, the Chairman of Bosnia’s Council of Ministers, Denis Zvizdic, said in a press release on Tuesday, referring to the recent stopping of a migrant convoy by local […]

ICTY Information Center to Open at Sarajevo City Hall on WednesdayPhoto: Kickstarter

ICTY Information Center to Open at Sarajevo City Hall on Wednesday

“The Information Center on the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia Sarajevo will be opened tomorrow (23 May 2018) at City Hall. The event will be attended by a high delegation of the International Criminal Tribunal Mechanism, the legal successor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the […]

Markovic Opens 2BS Forum – Balkans is Unfinished JobPhoto: Office of the President of Montenegro

Markovic Opens 2BS Forum – Balkans is Unfinished Job

“Prime Minister Duško Marković has said, opening the Forum To Be Secure in Budva, that Montenegro is on the irreversible and stable path of future EU member, which we have long been pointing out for, but Balkans region is still ‘unfinished job,’ burdened with problems, therefore, by addressing open issues in the […]

WaPo Coverage of Sarajevo Erdogan Rally

WaPo Coverage of Sarajevo Erdogan Rally

“Turkey’s president addressed thousands of expatriate Turks in Bosnia’s capital Sunday to shore up support before his country’s snap presidential and parliamentary elections next month. Adapting his domestic campaign speeches to include promises to Turkish citizens living abroad, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan called on “European Turks to show […]

US Army Orchestra Teams Up with Bosnian ArmyPhoto: Klix

US Army Orchestra Teams Up with Bosnian Army

“The Orchestra and Choir of the European Command of the US Armed Forces held a concert at the OSBiH House in Sarajevo together with the Military Armed Forces of BiH. Traditional compositions of the two countries, as well as the tracks of world famous stars, were performed under […]

Dodik Will Not Allow Migrants in Republika SrpskaPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Dodik Will Not Allow Migrants in Republika Srpska

“The Republika Srpska (RS) entity President Milorad Dodik told the Radio Television of RS he would not allow the relocation of migrants in RS. According to him, some 180,000 migrants will come near the Bosnian border. Should they get the Bosnian citizenship, they could live where ever they […]

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kolinda – Croatia to Ban Migrants Entering from Bosnia; March For Life Rallies Across Croatia; Croatia Takes Over Council of Europe Chairmanship;

Croatia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Kolinda – Croatia to Ban Migrants Entering from Bosnia; March For Life Rallies Across Croatia; Croatia Takes Over Council of Europe Chairmanship;

“Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Friday told the Bosnian edition of the Vecernji List daily that Croatia would do everything to prevent the entry of migrants from Bosnia and Herzegovina and announced support to Bosnian authorities in dealing with this problem. ;Croatia will do everything to protect its […]