Bosnia and Herzegovina

EU Minister Recommit to Bosnia…with strings attached

EU Minister Recommit to Bosnia…with strings attached

“Meeting in Luxembourg, European Union foreign ministers have reiterated the bloc’s commitment to Bosnia-Herzegovina’s EU perspective as a single, united, and sovereign country. In a document adopted at an EU Foreign Affairs Council meeting on October 16, the ministers deplored that “a divisive rhetoric rooted in the past […]

Political & Business Leaders Descend on SkopjeFacebook / Summit 100

Political & Business Leaders Descend on Skopje

Political and business leaders are descending on Skopje for the Summit 100 conference which gathers the 100 most eminent business leaders from Southeastern Europe. The invitation only conference will be attended by Prime Ministers of Macedonia, Zoran Zaev, of Montenegro, Duško Marković, of Albania, Edi Rama, possibly of Kosovo, […]

Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Route Hits a Roadblock

Sarajevo-Belgrade Highway Route Hits a Roadblock

The planned highway between Sarajevo and Belgrade has hit a roadblock about the route between the Balkan capitals. Officials in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH), Republika Srpska (the Serbian entity in BiH), and Serbia have concluded that the best route would be through Tuzla, Brčko Bijeljina. They face the […]

Vučić Ready to Hold Trilateral Meetings With BiH, Croatia

Vučić Ready to Hold Trilateral Meetings With BiH, Croatia

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vučić has stated that his country is ready to host a trilateral meeting between Serbia, Croatia, and Bosnia and Herzegovina. Vučić stated that Bosnia is “one of the most important political partners of Serbia – since relations between us are key for preserving peace […]

Photo: Joaquim Alves GasparPhoto: Joaquim Alves Gaspar

Croatian President and Putin to Meet in Moscow to Discuss BiH

“The President of Croatia Kolinda Grabar-Kitarović will pay an official visit to Russia and meet with President Vladimir Putin next week, with the aim to induce bilateral relations that have been neglected for years…One of their topics will be the situation inBiH (Bosnia and Herzegovina). Grabar-Kitarovic repeatedly expressed […]

Erdoğan Loves the Balkans, Meets with Bosnian PresidentTwitter

Erdoğan Loves the Balkans, Meets with Bosnian President

The Bosnian representative for the tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegović, met with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Details of the meeting were not released. The event came immediately after Erdoğan’s trip to Serbia where he discussed mutual cooperation in trade and for Serbs and Bosnians to live peacefully in the Sandžak […]

Hungry? Largest Burek Ever Made in Tuzla, BiH

Hungry? Largest Burek Ever Made in Tuzla, BiH

If you haven’t enjoyed the flaky Balkan delicacy of burek, you would have been able to find some in Tuzla, Bosnia yesterday. Organizers of the first Tuzla Gastro Show had been offering pieces of the 1,443 lb. locally made meat pie to those who attended the festival. You […]

EU & Bosnian Forces Team Up in Sarajevo for Joint Drills

EU & Bosnian Forces Team Up in Sarajevo for Joint Drills

“A military helicopter lands to evacuate people wounded during a police raid against terrorists who took hostages at Sarajevo airport – part of the first joint drill by the EU peacekeeping force (EUFOR) in Bosnia and local army and police.” (Reuters, photo courtesy of US Army Europe)

Saudi Loan $8 million to Sarajevo Old City

Saudi Loan $8 million to Sarajevo Old City

“The Saudi Fund for Development has extended a 13.2 million marka ($8.0 million/6.7 million euro) loan to Bosnia’s municipality of Stari Grad (Old City) Sarajevo, the mayor said.” (See News, photo courtesy ofJulian Nitzsche, CC-BY-SA-3.0 )

Tourism Festival in Sarajevo to Be a Hit

Tourism Festival in Sarajevo to Be a Hit

“The Sarajevo Festival of Tourism, which will be held from October 19 to 21, at Skenderija Center, will gather a total of 75 exhibitors from six different countries. BiH, Croatia, Serbia, Turkey, Indonesia, and India will be presented, and India is the country partner of the Sarajevo Festival […]