Saturday 9 December 2023
December 06, 2023
Bosnian Serb Leader's Trial Postponed As Defense Requests Venue Change
A court in Bosnia-Herzegovina on December 6 postponed the start of Republika Srpska President Milorad Dodik's trial on charges related to his efforts to ignore decisions by an international envoy at the request of his lawyers, who want the trial moved.
December 05, 2023
Bosnians Living Near Coal Mines Fear Illegal Digging, Landslides
Bosnians living near open-pit coal mines are fearful that vast excavations are destabilizing their land and that digging may be illegally extending under people's property. Mines lay in areas prone to landslides but coal companies maintain they are following Bosnian law..
December 03, 2023
Bosnian Serb Dodik Says He'll 'Declare Independence' If Trump Retakes U.S. Presidency
The anti-Western president of Bosnia-Herzegovina's majority-Serb entity says he intended to "declare independence" for Republika Srpska during U.S. President Donald Trump's first term and regrets he "got scared and didn't do it," but "if Trump won again, I think I wouldn't hesitate."
December 03, 2023
Blind Bosnian Mother Took Three Years To Rebuild Her Life After Domestic Abuse
After losing her sight following the birth of her third child, Milijana Krsmanovic was no longer of any use to her husband and his family, they told her. Domestic violence followed, witnessed by her children. After finding shelter, Krsmanovic got a new title, a new job, and started life over again.
November 30, 2023
Sarajevo's 'Festival Of Lights' Illuminates Cultural Sites
The Festival of Lights on display at the National Museum of Bosnia-Herzegovina in Sarajevo is a tribute to the natural splendor found within the museum's grounds. The display will remain up until Bosnia's Independence Day on March 1.
November 20, 2023
Stoltenberg Says NATO Considering Making Its Peacekeeping Increase In Balkans Permanent
NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg has said the alliance is considering making permanent an increase in its military presence in Kosovo that came after violence erupted in northern Kosovo in September.
November 13, 2023
EU Foreign Ministers To Meet With Western Balkan Counterparts In Brussels
EU foreign ministers are meeting on November 13 in Brussels with their Western Balkan counterparts to discuss topics of common interest including some of the countries' progress toward EU membership following last week's release of the annual report by the bloc's executive body.
November 12, 2023
Bosnians Protest Hydropower Plans On The Neretva River
A rally has urged an end to hydroelectric projects on the Neretva River. Demonstrators gathered in the Bosnian city of Konjic on November 11 to protest the construction of the Ulog dam in Bosnia's Serb entity, Republika Srpska, by the Chinese state-owned Sinohydro company.
Six Nepalese Nationals Killed In Ukraine While Serving In Russian Armed Forces2
Interview: Putin Should 'Be Pretty Careful About Making Bets' In Ukraine3
Russia Seeks To Take Eastern Ukrainian Stronghold 'At Any Cost' As Kyiv Gets Worrying News About Western Support4
Afghans Banned From 16 Provinces In Iran As Forced Exodus Continues5
U.S. Charges Bosnian With Helping Russian Businessman Escape Italian House Arrest6
The Ukrainian Fingerprints On A Shadowy Assassination Campaign On Russian Soil7
With Wagner In Disarray, Russian Diplomat With Spy Links Surfaces In Central African Republic8
Live Briefing: Russia Invades Ukraine9
'Liquidated': Two 'Traitors Of Ukraine' Killed In Separate Incidents10
Two Russian Officers Sentenced To Four Years For 'Failing To Repulse Ukrainian Attack'