Bosnia and Herzegovina

Covic Expects Acquittal for Bosnian Croats at HaguePhoto: N1

Covic Expects Acquittal for Bosnian Croats at Hague

“President of HDZ BiH and HNS BiH Dragan Covic said he expects an acquittal in the case of ‘Prlic and others’ on Monday in Mostar ‘They have already paid an extraordinary price of 13 and a half years from when they were sent to the Hague,’ said Covic […]

A member of European Forces (EUFOR) stands in front of the Bosnia and Herzegovina and European Union flags during Change of Command Ceremony in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina March 28, 2017. REUTERS/Dado RuvicPhoto: REUTERS/Dado Ruvic

BiH WEEKEND RECAP: Statehood Day Celebrations…Trump Doesn’t Forget; Politicians Run on Narrative from Past; Bosnian Croats to Hear Verdict of Second Instance at ICTY

“Celebrations were held across Bosnia and Herzegovina on Saturday to mark Statehood Day amid a public holiday – while the Serbs shunned the occasion. Many people celebrated in squares, streets and neighborhoods which had been decorated with the national flags in the capital, Sarajevo. The celebrations began with […]

Croatia WEEKEND RECAP: President Grabar-Kitarovic to Visit America First Week in Dec.; Did Croatia Fund Separatists in Bosnia?; Welcome to Hard Rock Hotel – Zagreb!Photo: Croatia Week

Croatia WEEKEND RECAP: President Grabar-Kitarovic to Visit America First Week in Dec.; Did Croatia Fund Separatists in Bosnia?; Welcome to Hard Rock Hotel – Zagreb!

“President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic will travel to the United States in December to meet United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres, US officials and members of the Croatian diaspora, and she will also give a lecture at Tufts University, reports tportal.hr on November 25, 2017… The President will be in the United States […]

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

Macedonia WEEKEND RECAP: US – Adriatic Charter Defense Ministerial Meeting to Be Held in Ohrid; Macedonia and Bulgaria Pushing Region Forward; Entering “Name Negotiations” Fearless…. Without Aleksander the Great Statues?;

“Macedonia will host the forthcoming US – Adriatic Charter Defence Ministerial meeting, which will be held on December 1, 2017 in Ohrid. Some of the key speakers of the event will be the Minister of Defence of Macedonia, Radmila Sekerinska, Prime Minister Zoran Zaev, the US Acting Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense, Laura […]

Mladic Jailed for LifeVoA

Mladic Jailed for Life

“Former Bosnian Serb commander Ratko Mladic has been jailed for life for genocide and other atrocities in the 1990s Bosnian war. Known as the “Butcher of Bosnia”, Mladic led forces during the massacre of Bosnian Muslims (Bosniaks) in Srebrenica and the siege of Sarajevo. The UN tribunal in […]

Western Balkan MPs in Brussels – We ARE Europe!Photo: European Union

Western Balkan MPs in Brussels – We ARE Europe!

“The Committee on Foreign Affairs of the European Parliament (AFET) had the Interparliamentary Committee Meeting with representatives from the National Parliaments of the Western Balkans today, where they have discussed the perspectives of EU integration and the accession process of the Western Balkans. The meeting was chaired by David […]

Groups Call for Strictest Punishment for Mladic; He Will Be Present at TrialVoA

Groups Call for Strictest Punishment for Mladic; He Will Be Present at Trial

“The representatives of the Association Mothers of Srebrenica, the detainees of BiH, the Association of parents of the killed children of Sarajevo, yesterday departed to The Hague. Their only wish – to hear the strictest punishment for the General of the Army of RS, Ratko Mladic, in the […]

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 […]