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Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America

22 Aug 2019

SARAJEVO Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s.

Top world film makers to honor 25th Sarajevo film festival

26 Jul 2019

SARAJEVO Some of the world's top film makers, including two-time Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, will show their movies and hold master classes honoring the 25th Sarajevo film festival in August, the festival director said on Friday.

Short-sighted policies stall Balkans' integration into EU - Erdogan

09 Jul 2019

MOUNT JAHORINA, Bosnia Short-sighted anti-immigrant populism in some European Union member states has blocked the integration of Western Balkan countries into the EU, weakening the region's stability, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Diseases, food shortages plague migrant 'jungle camp' in Bosnia

26 Jun 2019

VUCJAK, Bosnia - Aid workers sounded the alarm on Wednesday about health and hygiene conditions in a makeshift forest camp in Bosnia for hundreds of migrants as they face the spread of scabies and other diseases as well as food shortages.

Diseases, food shortages plague migrant 'jungle camp' in Bosnia

26 Jun 2019

VUCJAK, Bosnia Aid workers sounded the alarm on Wednesday about health and hygiene conditions in a makeshift forest camp in Bosnia for hundreds of migrants as they face the spread of scabies and other diseases as well as food shortages.

Bosnia's presidency sacks two Serb members of central bank board

20 Jun 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia's tripartite presidency has sacked two Serb members of the central bank's managing board, officials confirmed on Thursday, but the lack of an explanation of the decision raised concerns the move was politically motivated.

Media freedom in the Balkans under attack, monitors say

19 Jun 2019

SARAJEVO More than a third of all media freedom violations reported across Europe in 2018-2019 occurred in southeastern Europe, with governments being behind a half of them, media freedom monitors said on Wednesday.

EU peacekeepers warn Serb leader against dividing Bosnia's armed forces

14 May 2019

SARAJEVO The European Union peacekeeping force (EUFOR) in Bosnia warned the Serbian representative on Bosnia's presidency on Tuesday against saying anything to weaken the country's multi-ethnic armed forces after he made comments widely seen as divisive.

North Macedonia eyes 3.2 percent growth in 2019, 4 percent in 2020: finance minister

09 May 2019

SARAJEVO North Macedonia is forecasting economic growth of 3.2 percent this year and 4 percent in 2020, when it expects to become a full-fledged member of NATO, Finance Minister Dragan Tevdovski said in an interview on Thursday.

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.

World News

Trump paints picture of unity at prickly G7 summit

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he was getting along well with Western allies at a G7 summit in France, dismissing reports of rifts among leaders and declaring that they "respect" the trade war between Washington and Beijing.