Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnian Croat War Criminal Dies After Drinking Poison at ICTYPhoto: Sky News

Bosnian Croat War Criminal Dies After Drinking Poison at ICTY

“A former Bosnian Croat military commander swallowed what he said was poison in a U.N. war crimes courtroom on Wednesday and died shortly after losing an appeal against his 20-year prison term. Slobodan Praljak’s apparent courtroom suicide, which was broadcast on a video feed, came in the final […]

Croatians PM, MPs Dismayed By “Bosnia Six” SentencesPhoto: Government of Croatia

Croatians PM, MPs Dismayed By “Bosnia Six” Sentences

“Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Wednesday extended his deepest sympathy to General Slobodan Praljak’s family as well as to the families of victims of all crimes committed in Bosnia and Herzegovina during the 1992-1995 war, following the announcement of the verdict in the case of six Bosnian Croat wartime […]

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”Photo: cnn.com

Tillerson Talks Balkans: “Bloodlines should no longer be battle lines”

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson spoke about the Balkans in his address on Tuesday at the Wilson Center. He spoke about US support for Croatia’s Krk Island Project, and further spoke about continued US support to the Balkans. “The United States recognizes the fragility of the Balkans and […]

Bosnia Receives $732M Chinese Loan

Bosnia Receives $732M Chinese Loan

“Bosnia secured a 613 million euro ($732 million) loan from China’s Exim bank on Monday to help Bosnian utility EPBiH build a new generating plant at its Tuzla coal-fired power station, EPBiH said in a statement. The deal was signed during a two-day summit of China and Central […]

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of coursePhoto: Lonely Planet

Biggest Winner at 16 +1 Central and Eastern European Summit is…..China, of course

Bosnia – Chairman of the Council of Ministers Denis Zvizdic is in attendance. What was done? Memorandum of Understanding on the implementation of the Mine and Thermal Power plant in Kamengrad, Sanski Most worth around capital of around 500 million euros ($595 million) with China Energy Group. Read more […]

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 […]