Bosnia and Herzegovina

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 […]

BEOGRAD, 18.12.2010. - XIV Izborna skupstina Demokratske stranke u Sava Centru.
FOTO: Foto servis DS / KONTRAFOTO

Dodik to Have Meeting With or Without Opposition

“Republika Srpska (RS) President Milorad Dodik announced that the consultative meeting, which he called for on Saturday, October 14, in connection with the work of the Court and the Prosecutor’s Office of BiH, will be held with or without opposition.” (Translated from Vijesti)

CNN Features Sarajevo Holiday Inn 2.0

CNN Features Sarajevo Holiday Inn 2.0

“It’s painted canary yellow and looks like it’s built from giant LEGO blocks — but the most remarkable thing about the Holiday Hotel in Sarajevo isn’t its appearance. It’s that the hotel is here at all, given the adversity it’s faced in recent years, let alone enjoying a […]

Naser Oric Acquitted of War Crimes

“Former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric has been acquitted of war crimes by a court in Sarajevo. Mr Oric and another military veteran, Sabahudin Muhic, were cleared of killing three Bosnian Serb prisoners near Srebrenica in 1992.” (BBC)

DEVELOPING STORY: The Fate of Naser Oric

Naser Oric, 50, awaits the verdict of the state court in Sarajevo as to whether the Bosnian Muslim wartime commander is a war criminal. He is accused of killing Serb prisoners in 1992 in eastern Bosnia. He is seen as a hero by many Bosnian Muslims. In 2006, […]

Sarajevo Airport To Modernize and Expand

  Sarajevo International Airport announced it will undergo upward of $2.28M in renovations. Plans include increasing check in counters from 12 to 15 as well as additional x-ray screening equipment. Officials anticipate this will double airport capacity with an aim to serve over two million passengers per year. […]

Bosnia Going Green

The Green Climate Fund, which was set up in 2010 according United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) by 194 countries, has provided $17.3 million for Bosnia and Herzegovina to invest in renewable and green energy. The donation will help shift from fossil fuels to renewable energy create […]

Republika Srpska to Insist on Military Neutrality?

Republika Srpska (RS) President Milorad Dodik says the Serb entity in Bosnia-Herzegovina “is not giving up on the position of military neutrality.” In addition, Dodik announced that the National Assembly of RS will vote on this issue. “A resolution on military neutrality is coming to the next National […]