“When the body of a 21-year-old student was found in a stream in March, police said it was an accident. But his family cried foul, unleashing a wave of protests unseen in Bosnia since 2014.

Until his disappearance, David Dragicevic had been just an ordinary youngster studying technology in the small town of Banja Luka in northern Bosnia.

But his death has transformed him into the symbol of a civil protest movement against injustice and corruption in high places, which has rapidly gathered pace ahead of Bosnia’s general election in October.” (NST)


“Chinese Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Chen Bo told FENA News Agency that Bosnia achieved yet another success on the bilateral cooperation plan following the end of the “16+1” Summit in Sofia. She stressed that every summit and bilateral meeting is an opportunity to develop relations between Bosnia and China.

‘The ‘16+1’ prime ministers’ Summit was marked by the Visa Abolition Agreement between governments of Bosnia and China, an agreement in the field of agriculture between competent institutions of our two countries as well as the Loan Agreement for the construction of Block 7, of the Tuzla Thermal Power Plant,’ the Ambassador said. ‘The two countries initiated a procedure on the signing of an agreement on cooperation in the field of civil aviation which will create the condition for the introduction of a direct airline between Bosnia and China. The two sides have initiated a procedure related to the issuance of a license to export dairy products from Bosnia to the Chinese market.’” (N1)


“Dragan Čović,  member of the Presidency of BiH, attended the second day of a two-day event titled Cultural and Religious Heritage of the Croats of Bosnia and Herzegovina in Zagreb, organized by the Eucharistic Celebration of the Monastery-Parish Church of St. Mary of the Angelus in Sesvete Sopnica.

The Holy Mass was led by Cardinal Vinko Puljić, the top archbishop of Vrbos.

After the Holy Mass, the presentation of the traditional culture of Croat B & H through song and dance, with choir performances and cultural-artistic companies, was presented and folk costumes from all over the country were presented.” (translated from Klix)