Bosnia and Herzegovina

World Bank Report on Doing Business in 2018- Where are the Balkans?

The World Bank has released their 2018 report on doing business. Here’s where the Balkan countries rank for ease of business: Bosnia and Herzegovina – 86th Croatia – 51st Kosovo – 40th Macedonia – 11th Montenegro – 42nd Serbia – 43rd Slovenia – 37th The full report is […]

Bosnian Man Arrested with Dayton AccordsAFP/RFERL

Bosnian Man Arrested with Dayton Accords

“A Bosnian Serb man has been arrested under suspicion of fraudulently acquiring an original copy of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s 1995 peace agreement, a prosecutor says. Zeljko Kuntos was arrested on October 31 and was being questioned, prosecutor Dragica Tojagic said on November 1. The U.S.-brokered deal known as the Dayton […]

Zvizdic Angered by Croatia-Republika Srpka (BiH) Gas DealIvica Galovic/Pixsell/Vecernji List

Zvizdic Angered by Croatia-Republika Srpka (BiH) Gas Deal

“The agreement between Croatia and Republika Srpska (RS) for the supply from the gas and oil refinery in Bosanski Brod is an ‘uncomfortable surprise’ that bypasses the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina, a Chairman of the Council of Minister Denis Zvizdic has said. The protocol on gas from […]

Bosnia Extradites Alleged ISIS Supporter to US

Bosnia Extradites Alleged ISIS Supporter to US

“Bosnian authorities said a man with suspected terrorism links has been extradited to the United States on Tuesday. The prosecutor’s office said in a statement that the agency has taken part in a “complex operation” to locate the suspect and hand him over to the U.S. The operation […]

Stuttgart, GERMANY:  An Australian fan waves a national flag among Croatian supporters prior the World Cup 2006 group F football match Croatia vs Australia, 22 June 2006 at Stuttgart stadium. AFP PHOTO TORSTEN BLACKWOOD  (Photo credit should read TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images)TORSTEN BLACKWOOD/AFP/Getty Images

Covic- Distance Can’t Hinder Our Relations with Australia

“Chairman of Presidency of BiH Dragan Covic, who is on a working visit to Australia, said that distance should not be an obstacle to the development of relations between the two countries. He met with representatives of the Croatian community in Canberra, which informed him about the general state […]

First Doha-Sarajevo Flight

First Doha-Sarajevo Flight Lands

“The first Qatar Airways non-stop flight from Doha to Sarajevo touched down on Tuesday at Sarajevo International Airport, where it was greeted with a traditional water cannon salute. The newly launched service to the capital of Bosnia and Herzegovina will operate four times a week, on Sunday, Tuesday, […]

Croatia, BiH’s Serb Entity Reach Gas AgreementBigStock

Croatia, BiH’s Serb Entity Reach Gas Agreement

“Croatia and Bosnia’s Serb Republic signed on Tuesday a cooperation agreement, under which Bosnia’s Brod oil refinery will be connected to Croatia’s gas transport system, the Croatian Energy Ministry said. The agreement aims to improve the air quality in Croatia’s eastern municipality of Slavonski Brod and reduce health […]

Budva to Host Regional Economic Meeting Nov. 2-3Volodymyr/123RF/Budva

Budva to Host Regional Economic Meeting Nov. 2-3

” The Chamber of Economy of Montenegro (CEM), in cooperation with the Ministry of Science, is organizing the seventh regional conference on economics – Montenegro in 2017, which will be held on November 2-3 at Hotel Splendid in Budva.  About 500 representatives of government, business community, scientists and experts […]

BiH’s Covic in Wellington – We Need Better CooperationChicagoNow

BiH’s Covic in Wellington – We Need Better Cooperation

“Official talks started in Welligton today with Covic receiving a welcoming with full state honors at the residence of the Governor General of New Zealand. After the welcoming ceremony at the residence, he met with the Chair of the Supreme Court and the Administrator of the Government of […]

BiH and Serbia to Exchange Land?Julian Nyča

BiH and Serbia to Exchange Land?

“Minister of Foreign Affairs of BiH Igor Crnadak expects that the work on establishing the border with Serbia will be completed by the end of the year, including the so-called exchange of territories in municipalities Rudo and Strpci, due to the railway station Strpci. “Unlike the border with […]