SARAJEVO Most Western Balkan countries have failed to fulfil the first requirement to meet European Union industrial emissions standards despite commitments governments made in 2005, environmental campaigners warned on Tuesday.
SARAJEVO Bosnian officials bowed to pressure from protesters on Friday and dismissed the management of a residential home after an opposition lawmaker publicised photos showing children with special needs tied to beds and radiators.
SARAJEVO Sarajevo's prosecutor has launched an investigation into the alleged abuse of children with special needs at a state-run care home in Bosnia, after a lawmaker made public photographs and a video showing children tied to beds and radiators.
SARAJEVO Bosnia's Jews and Muslims on Thursday marked the bicentenary of the rescue of a dozen Jews from an Ottoman-era governor's jail, saying their liberation by Sarajevo Muslims is a great example of co-existence at a time of rising global sectarian hatred.
SARAJEVO The United Nations called on Bosnia on Tuesday to stop forcing migrants to settle at an unsafe camp near the Croatian border, describing it as unfit for housing people.
SARAJEVO Environmental campaigners called for the European Union to curb the number of small hydropower projects in the Western Balkans by pressing for more stringent environmental legislation and a more cost-effective subsidies system as soon as possible.
SARAJEVO Bosnian aluminum smelter Aluminij will file for bankruptcy after closing on Wednesday, putting at risk some 10,000 jobs, including contractors and those at the processing firms it supplies.
SARAJEVO, July 10 Bosnian aluminium smelter
Aluminij will file for bankruptcy after closing on Wednesday,
putting at risk some 10,000 jobs, including contractors and
those at the processing firms it supplies.
SARAJEVO, May 8 The EU needs to integrate the
Western Balkans quickly to safeguard its own future as well as
protect the buffer region from Russian and Chinese influence,
Montenegro's president Milo Djukanovic said on Wednesday.
SARAJEVO, Feb 19 Environmentalists urged EU
policy makers on Tuesday to take a tougher stance on air
pollution from coal power plants in the Western Balkans, blaming
the fumes for 3,900 deaths across Europe each year.