Bosnia and Herzegovina

BiH Marks 14 Years Since First President Izetbegović’s DeathKemal Softic / Klix.ba

BiH Marks 14 Years Since First President Izetbegović’s Death

“Laying flowers, learning Fatiha and paying tribute to Shahid’s cemetery Kovaci in Sarajevo marked the 14th anniversary of the death of the first democratically elected president of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina Alija Izetbegovic. Flowers on Izetbegovic’s grave and a central memorial to the martyr cemetery were […]

Covic Supports Rights of Republika Srpska, Aims for NATOAlchetron

Covic Supports Rights of Republika Srpska, Aims for NATO

Chairman of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency Dragan Covic, who represents ethnic Croatians, had a working meeting with the ministers from the Herzegovina-Neretva Canton today. They mainly discussed European integration, setting goals for next year, and the financial budget for next year.Covic stated, “There was some talk primarily […]

Illegal Immigration Up 350%BBC

Illegal Immigration Up 350%

Border Police of Bosnia and Herzegovina reported a major disruption in a smuggling ring on the Croatian border. Taking place between October 11th and 13th, the police arrested 15 people including a trafficker holding a UK passport and nearly $20,000 cash. Among others, Libyan and Pakistan nationals were […]

Cvijanovic in Washington: We Must Follow IMF Deadlinesdw.com

Cvijanovic in Washington: We Must Follow IMF Deadlines

“Prime Minister of the Government of the RS (Republika Srpska) Zeljka Cvijanovic stated that representatives of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) clearly stated that deadlines and obligations have to be respected. She added that not respecting agreed obligations is threatening not only for the arrangement with the IMF, […]

Republika Srpska Passes Military Neutrality Legislation, Could Block NATO MembershipPhoto: Vesna Andjic/RFERL

Republika Srpska Passes Military Neutrality Legislation, Could Block NATO Membership

“Bosnian Serb lawmakers have passed a nonbinding resolution insisting on the “military neutrality” of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s ethnic Serb-dominated entity, as part of an effort to oppose the country’s potential membership in NATO. Republika Srpska’s legislative body in Banja Luka, the 83-member National Assembly, approved early on October 18 the […]

Skopje to Sarajevo in Less Than an Hour?MIA/SlobodnaEvropa

Skopje to Sarajevo in Less Than an Hour?

“Chairman of the Council of Ministers of BiH Denis Zvizdic met with the Prime Minister of Macedonia Zoran Zaev in Skopje and they discussed the topics of regional co-operation, linking of roads and the establishment of direct flights between Sarajevo and Skopje. Zvizdic thanked PM Zaev for the invitation […]

Summit 100 Wraps UpFacebook / Summit 100

Summit 100 Wraps Up

The Summit 100 forum of business leaders and politicians from Macedonia, Kosovo, Serbia, Montenegro, Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Slovenia, and Croatia  has concluded today. Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev held a press conference with Prime Ministers of Albania and Montenegro, Edi Rama and Duško Marković, and the Chairman of […]

Bosnian Federation Sells Millions in T-Bills

Bosnian Federation Sells Millions in T-Bills

“The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina sold out its entire offering of $12.0 million in nine-month Treasury bills on the Sarajevo Stock Exchange on Tuesday, the finance ministry said. The bonds were sold at an average weighted price equal to 99.9596% of par, the finance ministry said in […]

Shell Sets Eyes on Bosnia

Shell Sets Eyes on Bosnia

Shell hopes to restart a working relationship with Bosnian Federation authorities. The Dutch multinational energy conglomerate hopes to explore for oil and gas fields in Bosnia. Shell executives are set to arrive in Sarajevo on October 23rd. In 2015, Shell had pursued similar geological testing. (Translated from Dnevni […]

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 […]