Bosnia and Herzegovina

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BiH Presidency Meets Peace Implementation Council; Turkey Aims for $1 billion in Trade; Ohio Man Pleads Guilty of Hiding Work With Serbian Special Police

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BiH Presidency Meets Peace Implementation Council; Turkey Aims for $1 billion in Trade; Ohio Man Pleads Guilty of Hiding Work With Serbian Special Police

“Members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) hosted political directors from the Steering Board of the member states of the Peace Implementation Council (PIC).Members of the BiH Presidency have introduced political directors from the member states of the PIC Steering Board to the current political situation […]

Welcome to Banja Luka, 2018 European City of SportPhoto: CIDEA

Welcome to Banja Luka, 2018 European City of Sport

“The city of Banja Luka was declared a European City of Sport for 2018. It was one of 23 European cities that have been given this prestigious award aimed at popularizing sport. Banja Luka is the only city in BiH that has won this award and is the […]

China Donates $1.5 mln to BiH Armed ForcesPhoto: Ministry of Defense (BiH)

China Donates $1.5 mln to BiH Armed Forces

“Minister of Defense of Bosnia and Herzegovina Marina Pendes and Ambassador of the People’s Republic (PR) of China in BiH Chen Bo signed an agreement on military assistance to Bosnia and Herzegovina between the BiH Ministry of Defense (MoD BiH) and the Ministry of Defense of the People’s […]

Major Arrests in Konjic, BosniaPhoto: SIPA

Major Arrests in Konjic, Bosnia

“Acting on the orders of the Prosecutor’s Office, police officials of the State Investigation and Protection Agency (hereinafter: SIPA)  apprehended 13 people for crimes against humanity this morning (04.12.2017) in Konjic and Sarajevo. These persons were deprived of liberty due to grounded suspicion that they committed a crime […]

BiH Presidency Arrives in Belgrade

BiH Presidency Arrives in Belgrade

“Members of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Dragan Covic, Bakir Izetbegovic and Mladen Ivanic arrived in Belgrade tonight for talks with Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic, Prime Minister Ana Brnabic, and other officials. One of the main topics at the dinner by Vucic prepared for the tripartite Presidency of Bosnia […]

OSCE Calls on Croatia and BiH to Investigate Threats to JounralistsPhoto: OSCE

OSCE Calls on Croatia and BiH to Investigate Threats to Jounralists

“The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir today called on the authorities in Croatia and in Bosnia and Herzegovina to investigate numerous death threats against journalists and ensure their safety, following the recent conclusion of a war crimes court case at the UN International Criminal […]

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Meets UN Sec. Gen. Guterres, Talks Hague VerdictsPhoto: famouspeople.com

President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic Meets UN Sec. Gen. Guterres, Talks Hague Verdicts

“UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres and Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic stressed the situation in southeastern Europe and that the judgments of the International War Crimes Tribunal (ICTY) verdicts were judgments of individuals, not states in a meeting on Tuesday. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was in New York on Tuesday to meet with […]

Zvzdic Off to Vatican to be Received by the PopeSarajevo Times

Zvzdic Off to Vatican to be Received by the Pope

Chairman of the Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic will visit the Vatican on Thursday on December 7, where he will be received in audience by Pope Francis. Zvizdic’s Cabinet announced this during a visit to the Apolstolic Nuncio (diplomatic mission of Vatican) today in BiH. There, they discussed the […]

Hahn Urges BiH to Make ReformsPhoto: RFERL

Hahn Urges BiH to Make Reforms

“The European Union’s enlargement commissioner has urged Bosnia-Herzegovina to implement concrete reforms if it wants to join the bloc, warning that the window to becoming a member could close. Johannes Hahn said on December 4 that Bosnia had not made any of the reforms or changes agreed with […]