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Serbian minister calls on EU to react to 'expansion of fascism' in Croatia

Serbian Labour and Social Welfare Minister Aleksandar Vulin on Sunday called on Europe to react to "the expansion of fascism" in Croatia, saying that putting up a plaque reading "For the Homeland...

Dacic says comparison of Serbs in Croatia, Croats in Serbia 'tragicomic'

Serbian Foreign Minister Ivica Dacic described on Thursday as "tragicomic" the argument that the position of Croats in Serbia was worse than the position of Serbs in Croatia, adding that Serbia...

Visegrad Group strongly in favour of EU enlargement to W. Balkans

The Visegrad Group (V4) , an alliance of the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia, on Tuesday strongly advocated the EU's fastest possible enlargement to Western Balkan countries, noting...

Serbia-Croatia relations crucial for region - conference

Relations between Serbia and Croatia are crucial for relations in the Balkans and affect the whole of the region, the last foreign minister of the former Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia (...

Montenegro wants to question two Russians over coup attempt

The Montenegrin Justice Ministry has sent to the Russian Justice Ministry a request to question two Russian citizens -- Eduard Vladimirovich Shirokov and Vladimir Nikolaievich Popov -- suspected...

Transparency International: Bosnia among countries with biggest corruption problems

Bosnia and Herzegovina belongs to a group of countries with the biggest corruption problems and more than 80% of Bosnian citizens believe that the authorities are not doing anything to fight it,...

Inzko says negative trend from RS threaten BiH

The survival and stability of Bosnia and Herzegovina are threatened by negative trends that started in the Republika Srpska (RS) and now appear to have spilled over to the Federation of Bosnia and...

Croatian FM: Info on Bosnia indictments to be released soon

Croatia's Minister of Foreign and European Affairs, Davor Ivo Stier, said on Friday that the government council for cooperation with international criminal courts would soon release information on...

Izetbegovic doubts status of Bosnian Croats will improve any time soon

The Chairman of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, said in Brussels on Tuesday that he doubted that Bosnia and Herzegovina would change its legislation any time soon to...

Austria, neighbours discuss action to be taken if EU-Turkey deal falls through

Austria met on Monday with its Balkan neighbours to discuss what action they might take if a deal with Turkey aimed at restricting the flow of illegal migrants into the European Union collapses,...

Prosecutor: Russians masterminds of attempted attack in Montenegro

Montenegro's special state prosecutor Milivoje Katnic said on Sunday that two Russian nationalists were masterminds of a recent "attempted terrorist attack" that should have happened during...

Bosniak and Serb members of Bosnia's Presidency call for non-interference in judiciary's work

The Bosniak and Serb members of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic and Mladen Ivanic respectively, on Thursday commented on strong negative reactions from Croatia following...

FM: Croatia adamant about pursuing its policy towards Bosnia

This is Croatia's strategic interest and we are ready to respond effectively to all challenges as a responsible member of the European Union and NATO, the Croatian minister said, adding that...

Serbian PM believes it's time for better relations with Croatia

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic said on Tuesday he hoped that Serbia and Croatia would have much better relations now that Andrej Plenkovic was Croatia's PM, but added that the atmosphere...

Albanian FM urges Bosnian authorities to recognise Kosovo travel documents

Albanian Foreign Minister Ditmir Bushati called on Bosnian authorities on Monday to finally recognise Kosovo travel documents and enable its citizens to freely travel like the citizens of all...