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Bosnia must overhaul judiciary, end political obstruction - report

05 Dec 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia must overhaul its complex and opaque justice system and do more to protect the rule of law if it wants to press its case to join the European Union, legal experts said in an EU-commissioned report on Thursday.

Post-war Bosnia to take full control of air space for first time

04 Dec 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia will take full control of its air space from Thursday for the first time ever after its 1990s war of independence led to a period of oversight by international peace forces.

Bosnia names Serb as prime minister after compromise on NATO

19 Nov 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia named a Serb economist as prime minister on Tuesday after a compromise between its Serb, Croat and Muslim co-presidents on submitting annual reform plans to NATO ended a 13-month deadlock between opponents and supporters of integration with the West.

French ambassador in Bosnia summoned over Macron's 'time bomb' remark

08 Nov 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia's presidency summoned the French ambassador on Friday to protest over President Emmanuel Macron's comment that the country is a "time bomb" due to returning Islamist fighters.

Bosnia faces outflow of military personnel over low wages - Parliamentary commissioner

29 Oct 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia is facing an outflow from its politically sensitive multi-ethnic armed forces (OSBiH) due to the failure of political institutions to approve adequate funding, the Balkan country's military commissioner warned on Tuesday.

'Invisible' Bosnians born of wartime rape use art to find their voice

15 Oct 2019

SARAJEVO Ajna Jusic, the first baby to be registered as born of rape during the Bosnian war in the 1990s, describes to a packed Sarajevo theatre the discrimination and bullying she endured as a child with an unknown father and a mother branded a "whore" in a deeply patriarchal society.

Srebrenica massacre survivors want Handke's Nobel prize revoked

11 Oct 2019

SARAJEVO/BELGRADE Survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre called on Friday for Austrian author Peter Handke's Nobel Prize for Literature to be revoked, saying it was "shameful" to recognise a man who has denied the killings happened.

Rival Bosnia regions agree to joint program of EU-related reforms

10 Oct 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia's two rival autonomous regions adopted a joint four-year program of socio-economic reforms in a rare display of unity on Thursday to boost growth and competitiveness in line with EU recommendations.

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection

08 Sep 2019

SARAJEVO Several thousand people marched in Bosnia's first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some conservative Muslim groups organised counter-rallies.

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection

08 Sep 2019

SARAJEVO, Sept 8 Several thousand people marched in Bosnia's first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some conservative Muslim groups organised counter-rallies.

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