Bosnia and Herzegovina

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 […]

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Mladic to Stand Trial on Nov. 22, Presidential Travel to CRO, SRB, and Turkey Over 3 Years, Bosnia to Israel to a Weinstein Spy, Japan to Allocate Money for DeminingPhoto: EU Observer

BiH WEEKEND ROUNDUP: Mladic to Stand Trial on Nov. 22, Presidential Travel to CRO, SRB, and Turkey Over 3 Years, Bosnia to Israel to a Weinstein Spy, Japan to Allocate Money for Demining

“United Nations judges have rejected a defense motion to postpone the verdicts in the long-running genocide and war crimes trial of former Bosnian Serb military chief Ratko Mladic. Defense lawyers had argued that the judgment scheduled to be delivered by the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia on Nov. 22 should […]

Former Hague Prosecutor in MostarPhoto: 24sata.info

Former Hague Prosecutor in Mostar

“A debate on the work of the Hague Tribunal was organized in Mostar today, with emphasis on the judgment of the six so-called Herceg Bosna. Jadranko Prlic and others. UN Prosecutor Kenneth Scott spoke on the panel. He revealed for the first time publicly that investigators obtained transcripts […]

ICTY Chief in SarajevoUNMICT

ICTY Chief in Sarajevo

“The chief prosecutor of the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) was in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo on Monday ahead of a progress report to be delivered to the UN Security Council. Serge Brammertz met the Bosniak member of the country’s tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, to […]