Bosnia and Herzegovina

Dodik Dreams of Referendum, Likens RS to KosovoPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Dodik Dreams of Referendum, Likens RS to Kosovo

Republika Srpska (RS) Leader Milorad Dodik has told Deutsche Welle in an interview that he dreams of a referendum in the Serb entity of BiH, but for now, “the referendum is not on the agenda.” He went on to explain that the written Dayton Accords fall in line with […]

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BBC’s Take on Mladic Sentencing;  Stars and Stripes – “Separatist Time Bomb”; US Deputy Amb. Meets With Parliament; BiH Emb in DC Hosts Future American Diplomats to BiH; German Eurobikers to Donate Medical EquipmentEmbassy of Bosnia Facebook

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: BBC’s Take on Mladic Sentencing; Stars and Stripes – “Separatist Time Bomb”; US Deputy Amb. Meets With Parliament; BiH Emb in DC Hosts Future American Diplomats to BiH; German Eurobikers to Donate Medical Equipment

“As the trial of General Ratko Mladic, overall commander of Bosnian Serb forces during the war of 1992-1995 comes to a close, the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia will effectively shut up shop. But questions will remain about the fate of hundreds of others accused of […]

BiH Parliamentary Session Cancelled over Izetbegovic and Dodik’s RemarksPhoto: Carles Pobes Panisello

BiH Parliamentary Session Cancelled over Izetbegovic and Dodik’s Remarks

“Today’s session of the House of Representatives of the Parliamentary Assembly of Bosnia and Herzegovina has been postponed until further notice. A member of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina Mladen Ivanic called a consultation with Ministers in the Council of Ministers and MPs in the House of […]

Bosnia Elected UNESCO Committee Member

Bosnia Elected UNESCO Committee Member

“Bosnia and Herzegovina was elected to the World Heritage Committee of the United Nations Educational, Scientific, and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) for the first time in its history today (November 14). The 21st plenary session of the General Assembly of the countries of the Contracting Parties to the Convention on […]

US, Serbia Military Exercises Begin While NATO in BosniaPhoto: Vesna Adnjic/RFERL

US, Serbia Military Exercises Begin While NATO in Bosnia

“At the invitation of the Serbian government, U.S. Army paratroopers from the 2nd Battalion, 503rd Infantry Regiment, 173rd Airborne Brigade, will conduct a bilateral Serbian and U.S. airborne exercise this week. Exercise Double Eagle begins on November 17 at Batajnica Airfield, in Belgrade. Double Eagle is designed to […]

US Emb in BiH Worried About Divisive RhetoricPhoto: Simonetta Di Zanutto

US Emb in BiH Worried About Divisive Rhetoric

“The US Embassy in Bosnia and Herzegovina has expressed concern over the continuing divisive rhetoric that is in the public of the whole of BiH and emphasizes that there are unacceptable references to the war, especially with the recent turbulent past of Bosnia and Herzegovina ‘Calls for secession are […]

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

IMF to Balkans: Reform!

“Balkan nations need to develop a legal framework for dealing with bad loans, speed up judicial reforms and improve bankruptcy and insolvency laws to improve their economic prospects, the International Monetary Fund said in report on Monday. The report on six western Balkan nations – Albania, Bosnia, Kosovo, […]

Dodik – Republika Srpska Would Secede Tomorrow if No BloodshedPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Dodik – Republika Srpska Would Secede Tomorrow if No Bloodshed

“(The Bosnian entity of)Serb Republic (RS) President Milorad Dodik says he ‘dreams and believes’ that this Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina (BiH) will be a state some day. And it does not matter if this happens in five or in ten years, he told the Belgrade daily Vecernje Novosti […]