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Russia backs Bosnia's integrity amid Serb calls for secession

21 Sep 2018

SARAJEVO/BANJA LUKA Russia supports the peace accords that ended Bosnia's war in the 1990s and the country's territorial integrity, Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov said on Friday, dismissing allegations about any negative influence by Russia in the Balkans.

Bosnia's Aluminij calls for government help to ensure survival

13 Sep 2018

SARAJEVO, Sept 13 Aluminij Mostar, Bosnia's sole aluminium smelter, is at risk from high alumina and electricity prices and only urgent government intervention can help it stay on line, its general manager said on Thursday.

'Cold War' opens largest Sarajevo film festival

10 Aug 2018

SARAJEVO "Cold War", by Oscar-winning Polish director Pawel Pawlikowski, will open the 24th Sarajevo Film Festival (SFF) on Friday, the largest film competition and industry platform in a region stretching from Vienna to Istanbul.

Hand-carved wooden furniture helps put Bosnian town on the map

13 Jul 2018

KONJIC, Bosnia A family in southern Bosnia is producing hand-crafted wooden furniture for export, helping to revive a century-old craft that suffered during the country's war in the 1990s.

IMF warns Bosnia over law on war veterans' benefits

09 Jul 2018

SARAJEVO, July 9 The International Monetary Fund (IMF) warned a Bosnian region's authorities on Monday against new legislation to increase war veterans' benefits, saying it could threaten long-term financial stability.

Britain warns Bosnian Serb leader against inventing 'fake threats'

03 Jul 2018

SARAJEVO Britain warned nationalist Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik on Tuesday against "inventing fake threats" from Britain as part of his campaigning ahead of an October election, saying such rhetoric may damage relations with the United Kingdom.

Russian envoy not welcome in Srebrenica over genocide denial

26 Jun 2018

SARAJEVO Relatives of about 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, massacred by Bosnian Serb forces in Srebrenica, have barred the Russian ambassador in Bosnia from honouring the victims at their joint cemetery because of his denial that the atrocity was genocide.

Turkey's Erdogan pledges investment in Bosnia ahead of rally

20 May 2018

SARAJEVO Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who will on Sunday address in Sarajevo his supporters from across Europe ahead of a June 24 election, pledged a multi-billion investment in a key motorway connecting Belgrade and Sarajevo.

Turkey's Erdogan pledges investment in Bosnia ahead of rally

20 May 2018

SARAJEVO, May 20 Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan, who will on Sunday address in Sarajevo his supporters from across Europe ahead of a June 24 election, pledged a multi-billion investment in a key motorway connecting Belgrade and Sarajevo.

Bosnia struggles to cope with arrival of thousands of migrants

15 May 2018

SARAJEVO/BIHAC Bosnia is struggling to cope with the arrival of thousands of migrants and refugees, many of whom are sleeping in parks in the capital and other towns as they seek passage into western Europe.

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