Bosnia and Herzegovina

Trial of the 'Butcher of Bosnia' nearing end

Ratko Mladic, whose war crimes trial reaches a climax next week, is a former Serb army commander whose brutish leadership during Bosnia's 1990s conflict was blamed for the worst atrocities in...

Bosnian prosecutors charge six men with ethnic cleansing in Srebrenica in 1992

The prosecutorial authorities of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday issued an indictment against six former members of Bosnian Serb paramilitary units for mass persecutions and killing of at least...

Bosnia court in favour of amending electoral law to avoid discrimination against Croats

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Constitutional Court on Thursday partly upheld an application for assessment of the constitutionality of electoral legislation, which the applicant Bozo Ljubic, chairman...

Bosnian constitutional court annuls Republika Srpska referendum result

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Constitutional Court on Thursday annulled the results of the referendum held in the Republika Srpska entity on September 25, ruling that the results were contrary to the...

Croatia biggest investor in Bosnia

Croatia invested the most in Bosnia and Herzegovina in 2015 and since 1994 it led the way in investments and company branches in the Federation entity, it was said after a Federation government...

Croatian PM welcomes Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina's decision

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday welcomed a decision by the Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina to release from custody a group of former members of the Bosnian Croat HVO forces...

Justice, veterans' ministers welcome release of Orasje arrestees

Croatia's Justice Minister Ante Sprlje and War Veterans Minister Tomo Medved on Wednesday welcomed a decision by the State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina to release from custody, pending trial, a...

Detention for Orasje arrestees revoked

The State Court of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Wednesday decided to end detention set for a group of former members of the Bosnian Croat HVO forces arrested on October 31 in Orasje on suspicion of...

Unstable Bosnia biggest neighbourhood security threat to Croatia, says president

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic has told Defense News magazine that the instability of Bosnia and Herzegovina was the biggest threat in Croatia’s neighbourhood.

Serb entity court rules Bosniak pupils not entitled to Bosniak language

The Banja Luka District Court has ruled that the rights of Bosniak children in the Bosnian Serb entity, Republika Srpska, have not been denied by their not having classes in the Bosnian language...

Bosnia's Statehood Day marked in one half of the country

A half of Bosnia and Herzegovina on Friday observed the country's Statehood Day, November 25, which commemorates the 1943 session of the Anti-fascist Council of the People's Liberation of Bosnia...

Slavonski Brod residents protest against air pollution

More than 4,000 residents of the eastern town of Slavonski Brod rallied in the central town square on Thursday to warn once again about air pollution caused by an oil refinery in Bosanski Brod, a...

Turkey asks BiH to take action against schools connected with Gulen

Turkish Ambassador to Bosnia and Herzegovina Haldun Koc has reiterated that his government demands that Bosnian authorities impose a ban on all organisations and institutions which Ankara believes...

Croatia to continue supporting Croats in Bosnia

The state secretary at the government office for Croats outside Croatia, Zvonko Milas, and the state secretary at the Foreign Ministry, Zdravka Busic, said on Wednesday that Croatia would continue...

Two Bosnian Army commanders arrested for war crimes

Two high-ranking members of the former Army of Bosnia and Herzegovina's 5th Corps have been arrested on war crimes charges, local media reported on Wednesday.