Republika Srpska

Dodik says will request lifting of US sanctions against him

Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik has said he will ask the new US administration to withdraw a decision on financial sanctions against him and that he is not obstructing the Dayton peace...

Bosnian Presidency chair suspected over Serb entity referendum

The Bosnian State Prosecutor's Office said on Thursday that three Serb officials, Presidency Chairman Mladen Ivanic, Foreign Minister Mirko Sarovic, and Serb entity Prime Minister Zeljka...

US imposes sanctions on Bosnian Serb leader for obstructing Dayton agreement

The United States has imposed sanctions on Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik for obstructing the Dayton peace agreement which ended the 1992-1995 war in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the US...

Opposition: Banja Luka troop review tantamount to coup

The review of Bosnia and Herzegovina Army personnel in Banja Luka as part of celebrations of the unconstitutional Republika Srpska Day is tantamount to a coup and requires an immediate and...

Parade held in Banja Luka to celebrate self-proclaimed Republika Srpska Day

Several hundred Bosnian Serb police officers, firemen, civil protection personnel and war veterans paraded through central Banja Luka on Monday as part of ceremonies marking January 9 as Republika...

Observing Serb entity's day reflects escalation of tensions in Bosnia, Stier says

Croatian Foreign Minister Davor Ivo Stier said on Monday the marking of Republika Srpska Day, contrary to a Bosnian Constitutional Court ruling, reflected the escalation of tensions in Bosnia and...

Dodik: No one can keep RS in today's Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bosnia and Herzegovina will be able to survive only if all powers given to it as a state two decades ago are returned to its two entities, the President of the Bosnian Serb entity of Republika...

Bosniaks will mark Serb entity day by remembering Srebrenica genocide victims

Members of associations of families of Bosniaks killed in the Srebrenica genocide in 1995 will gather at the memorial centre in Potocari, eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) on Monday to express...

Dodik says isn't scrapping idea of Bosnian Serb entity's independence

Republika Srpska (RS) President Milorad Dodik has said he will not give up the idea of the Serb entity's separation from Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) and that this project will be realised when ...

Republika Srpska gov't proclaims Jan 9 entity public holiday

The government of Republika Srpska (RS), the Serb entity in Bosnia and Herzegovina, has adopted a decision proclaiming January 9 as a public holiday in the entity, the RS Ministry of Labour and...

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...

Dodik insults Inzko, threatens to expel foreign judges

The President of the Bosnian Serb entity of Republika Srpska (RS), Milorad Dodik, on Monday again strongly criticised representatives of the international community in Bosnia and Herzegovina,...

Dodik wants to step up cooperation with Chinese Communist Party

Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik said on Sunday the Bosnian Serb entity and his Alliance of Independent Social Democrats (SNSD) party would step up relations with the Chinese Communist...

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...

PM, Banja Luka bishop talk status of Croats in Bosnian Serb entity

Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic on Thursday received the Bishop of Banja Luka, Msgr Franjo Komarica, and discussed the difficult position of Croats over the past two decades in the Bosnian Serb...