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Bosnia prosecution investigates minister for disclosing secret information

05 Apr 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnian prosecutors said on Friday they would investigate Security Minister Dragan Mektic for revealing secret information and giving false statements related to a case of alleged recruitment of Bosnians by Croatian intelligence and diplomats.

EBRD says will invest at least $1.25 billion in Western Balkans in 2019

20 Mar 2019

SARAJEVO The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development plans to invest at least 1.1 billion euros (944.3 million pounds) in infrastructure, energy and the private sector in the Western Balkans this year, a top EBRD official said on Wednesday.

Karadzic could be jailed for life in final Srebrenica appeal ruling

15 Mar 2019

THE HAGUE/SARAJEVO Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will face U.N. appeals judges on Wednesday for a ruling that will end one of the highest profile legal battles stemming from the Balkan wars of the 1990s that saw the collapse of the former Yugoslavia.

Bosnian women struggle to return female relatives, children from Syria

08 Mar 2019

TESANJ, Bosnia A quarter of a century after their own country was devastated by war, three Bosnian women are struggling to bring home loved ones caught up in Syria's ruinous conflict and the collapse of Islamic State rule.

Bosnia needs to restructure and privatise state firms, IMF finds

22 Feb 2019

SARAJEVO, Feb 21 Bosnia's hundreds of loss-making state-owned companies, accounting for about a fifth of the economy, should restructure or be privatised to become sustainable, said an IMF official presenting the first comprehensive overview of the sector.

Bosnia's govt. formation delay may hit growth-c.bank governor

11 Feb 2019

* C. bank unlikely to invest in local firms despite pressures

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

08 Feb 2019

SARAJEVO The Olympic spirit is back in Sarajevo after rival Bosnian ethnic elites set aside their differences to host the largest sport event in the country since the 1984 Winter Olympics and war of the 1990s.

Bosnia's sole female coppersmith keeps flame burning for dwindling art

05 Feb 2019

SARAJEVO Nermina Alic learned her trade as a coppersmith from her watching father as a child. Now she is hoping her skills - and a battle against prejudice - can help keep the dying art alive.

Bosnian Muslims anger Serbs with name change plan, EU calls for calm

24 Jan 2019

SARAJEVO A Muslim party said it would launch a legal bid to change the name of Bosnia's Serb region, enraging all Serbian parties in the volatile country and prompting calls for calm from the European Union.

Bosnia fixes law to enable formation of governments

18 Dec 2018

SARAJEVO Bosnia's election authority ruled on Tuesday to fix a broken law and enable the formation of governments following the October general election, after parliament had failed to pass necessary legal changes.

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