Bosnia and Herzegovina

Who’s Trying to Become Bosnian?Sanjin Djumisic

Who’s Trying to Become Bosnian?

BiH has granted citizenship or given consent for granting citizenship to 428 people from 26 countries in the last seven years. Most permits were issued to people from Croatia – 171 in total, while 42 people from Arab countries were granted citizenship. Most people who apply for BiH […]

Amb. Koc: Tenfold Trade Increase Between Turkey and BiHKlix.ba

Amb. Koc: Tenfold Trade Increase Between Turkey and BiH

“Turkey’s Ambassador to Sarajevo Haldun Koç has recalled that in 2003, when the first Free Trade Agreement (FTA) between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Turkey was signed, trade volume stood at $70 million. Now the two countries have reached a $700 million level of trade, in a striking display […]

Plekenovic-Covic Meet in ZagrebN1

Plekenovic-Covic Meet in Zagreb

“Zagreb will host the joint meeting of the HDZ and the HDZ of Bosnia and Herzegovina at noon on Sunday. The announcement of the meeting stated that the “two sister parties have worked together for 27 years  for the benefit of the Croatian people both in Croatia and […]

Erdogan: Turks Will Never Leave BiHEkathimerini

Erdogan: Turks Will Never Leave BiH

“Erdogan said to Alija Izetbegovic that history is not limited to a lifetime. Erdogan spoke in Istanbul at the International Council of Civilization, where he recalled meeting the first President of the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Alija Izetbegovic, only a day after his death 14 years ago. […]

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 […]