Bosnia and Herzegovina

A member of European Forces (EUFOR) stands in front of the Bosnia and Herzegovina and European Union flags during Change of Command Ceremony in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina March 28, 2017. REUTERS/Dado RuvicPhoto: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

2018 EU Draft Report on BiH Presented

“European Parliament’s rapporteur for Bosnia and Herzegovina Cristian Preda presented the 2018 Draft Report of the Committee on Foreign Affairs on Bosnia and Herzegovina based on the European Commission’s 2018 report on Bosnia. The Draft expresses concerns over the slowdown in the pace of reforms and adds suggestions […]

Bosnian Police Make Huge Drug BustPhoto: SIPA

Bosnian Police Make Huge Drug Bust

“Bosnian police have seized 665 kg (1,466 pounds) of a potent form of cannabis known as skunk hidden inside a truck, and arrested one person in one of the biggest drug hauls in the Balkan country, the prosecutor’s office said on Wednesday. The stash was discovered during a […]

Saudi Prince in Bosnia and HerzegovinaReuters

Saudi Prince in Bosnia and Herzegovina

“Prince Sultan bin Salman, president of the Saudi Commission for Tourism and National Heritage (SCTH), expressed King Salman’s sincere greetings to the people and the government of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Saudi Press Agency (SPA) reported. He visited the Balkan state upon the instructions of King Salman, who […]

Hydropower Plant Begins Construction in Bosnia and Herzegovina

Hydropower Plant Begins Construction in Bosnia and Herzegovina

“The construction of CHE Vrilo hydropower plant in Tomislavgrad, Bosnia and Herzegovina, officially began with the laying of the cornerstone at a ceremony on July 16. The ceremony was attended by numerous guests from BiH’s political, economic and public life as well as guests from the Republic of […]

A member of European Forces (EUFOR) stands in front of the Bosnia and Herzegovina and European Union flags during Change of Command Ceremony in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina March 28, 2017. REUTERS/Dado RuvicPhoto: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Global Catholic Theologians Gather in Sarajevo; Zvizdic Expects to Become EU Candidate in 2019; Is BiH On NATO’s Doorstep?

“Nearly 500 moral theologians and ethicists are to gather at the end of July for a first-of-its-kind meeting focused how they can respond to the shifting global geopolitical environment and address contentious issues such as climate change and migration. Participants from about 80 countries are expected to take […]

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Serbia- Kosovo Meeting on July 18; Gazprom Chief Discusses Turkish Stream Pipeline With Serbian Ambassador to Russia; Serbia Planning to Commemorate the War in CroatiaPhoto: Gazprom

Serbia WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Serbia- Kosovo Meeting on July 18; Gazprom Chief Discusses Turkish Stream Pipeline With Serbian Ambassador to Russia; Serbia Planning to Commemorate the War in Croatia

“The Presidents of Serbia and Kosovo will meet with European Union High Representative Federica Mogherini in Brussels on July 18, European Commission spokeswoman Maja Kocijancic tweeted on on Thursday. A statement on the European External Action Service web site said Mogherini would meet with Presidents Aleksandar Vucic and […]

WEEKEND READ: Florian Bieber Op-ed “It is time to ditch the Berlin Process”Photo: The Srpska Times

WEEKEND READ: Florian Bieber Op-ed “It is time to ditch the Berlin Process”

“When the Berlin Process was launched five years ago, it was supposed to trigger a new dynamic to regional cooperation and bringing the Western Balkans closer towards the EU. By circumventing formal institutional structures and bringing in all EU members, the process could avoid excessive duplication of existing […]

Bosnia Commemorates 23rd Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide

Bosnia Commemorates 23rd Anniversary of Srebrenica Genocide

“Thousands of people gathered at the Potocari memorial centre in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica to mark the anniversary of the 1995 Srebrenica genocide on Wednesday. Commemoration organizing committee chief Nermin Alivukovic said at the ceremony that Srebrenica has become a planetary symbol of genocide. “We know […]