HSK calls for establishment of Croat federal unit in Bosnia

The Croatian World Congress (HSK) has called on Bosnian Croat politicians to encourage, with Croatia's support, constitutional changes which would lead to the establishment of a Croat federal unit against Serb separatism and Bosniak unitarism which, according to the HSK, prevent the least numerous people in Bosnia and Herzegovina from being equal to the other two constituent peoples.

European Commission tells Bosnia to enable local elections in Mostar

The European Commission says in its key findings of the 2016 Report on Bosnia and Herzegovina that a Constitutional Court decision needs to be implemented as a matter of priority so that citizens of Mostar can exercise their democratic right to vote, as an election has not been held there since 2008.

Ex-ICTY convict Martinovic found guilty of 1996 Mostar murder

Vinko Martinovic also known as Stela has been sentenced to seven years in prison for the murder of Jasmina Djukic in 1996 in Mostar, but can appeal the ruling.

Plenkovic will encourage Croatian investment in Bosnia

Croatian Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said in Mostar on Friday that he would give his support to Bosnian Croat leaders for achieving equality with Bosniaks and Serbs, and announced that the Croatian government would encourage stronger investment in Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH).

More than 100 parties to run in Bosnia's local elections on Oct 2

Slightly more than 3.2 million registered voters will have the opportunity to elect new municipal and town councils as well as municipal heads and mayors in 141 communities, including Brcko District, in local elections to be held in Bosnia and Herzegovina on Sunday, October 2.

Minister: Croatia to continue helping Croats in Bosnia and Herzegovina

"The reason we are here is that we want to facilitate the absorption of EU funds as well as help Bosnia and Herzegovina, notably the Croat people here, prepare for accession to the EU," Sustar told reporters in Citluk.

Bosnia Croat leader warns of separatism and unitarisation

The survival of Bosnia and Herzegovina and consequently, the stability of the entire region are undermined by separatist and unitarisation policies in Bosnia and Herzegovina, and local Croats have nothing to do with such polices, nor are they responsible for the ongoing crisis, and they are utterly worried about their own fate, Bosnian Croat leader Dragan Covic writes in a letter sent to international diplomats in Sarajevo.

Croatian President Grabar-Kitarovic ends visit to Medjugorje

Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic on Sunday ended her visit to the Marian shrine of Medjugorje in southern Bosnia and Herzegovina, spending the last day of her stay rafting along the river Neretva, the Bosnian edition of the Vecernji List daily reported.

Local government elections in Bosnia and Herzegovina called for Oct 2

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Central Electoral Commission (SIP) announced on Wednesday that municipal elections would be held in the country on October 2 with the exception of Mostar where electoral rules have not yet been adopted due to political controversy.

Solution being south for Mostar government, deadlines running out

The international community's High Representative in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Valentin Inzko, has said that the problem of the functioning of the Mostar city government was so serious that its solution could no longer be delayed, warning, however, that no model legalising divisions of the city along ethnic lines would be accepted.

Serbian PM says Serb-Bosniak relations crucial for peace in region

Vucic said "voices must be lowered" and the problems of Serbs and Bosniaks need to be resolved peacefully. "Serbs and Bosniaks live together in both Serbia and Bosnia and Herzegovina," Vucic said.

Regional leaders open International Economic Fair Mostar 2016

Turkish Deputy Prime Minister Numan Kurtulmus, whose country is a partner of the Mostar fair, declared the event open, underscoring that his country wanted the best possible relations with all Southeast European countries.

Chinese companies eye construction of wind-park in Bosnia

The project envisages the construction of a 112-megawatt windpark with 35 turbines, and the construction should be finalised in 2017. The plant would to employ 20 workers.

Deputy FM: Croatia will not oversee B-H

Bosnia and Herzegovina's Foreign Minister Igor Crnadak assessed that institutions in that country were capable of dealing with the challenges of terrorism. 

Bosnian intelligence employee hurls explosive device in tunnel

According to media speculations, the explosive device was a strong firecracker that damaged the edge along the tunnel lane.

Person who threw bomb on Bosnian army chief's vehicle turns himself in

A senior police official told Hina that the person who threw the explosive device had turned himself in shortly after the incident