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29 Sep 14

Balkan States to Cut Mobile Roaming Charges

Following the EU's example, regulators in four Balkan countries have finally agreed to reduce mobile phone roaming charges, which are much higher than in western Europe.

28 Aug 14

Balkan Leaders in Berlin Pledge to Work Together

Balkan economy and finance ministers meeting in Berlin have agreed that their countries must jointly resolve economic issues that trouble the region.

27 Aug 14

Outlook For Bosnian Job-seekers Remains Grim

Tens of thousands Bosnians lost their jobs since this year began, and the latest employment figures show that the labour market remains stagnant.

26 Aug 14

Bosnia's Embattled Dairy Farmers Seek New Markets

Shut out of Croatia since Zagreb joined the European Union last July, hard-pressed Bosnian dairy farmers are eying alternative markets as far away as Russia.

25 Aug 14

Bosnia Opens New Stretch of Pan-European Corridor

The opening on Monday of a stretch of highway and a major tunnel between Sarajevo and Zenica marks a new stage in the construction of a European traffic corridor running from Croatia in the north to the Adriatic coast in the south.

15 Aug 14

Bosnia Looks to Serbia to Boost Russian Exports

As Serbia eyes the business opportunities in Russia’s ban on EU food imports, Bosnia is also hoping to boost exports there, with its neighbour's help.

25 Jul 14

Bosnia MPs Back Plan for New Power Plant

Lawmakers of Bosnia's Federation Parliament have lent support for a project to construct Bloc 7 of the Tuzla and Banovici power plants, described as Bosnia's most important energy investment in decades.

24 Mar 14

Bosnia’s Mostar Airport Aims for Expansion

Mostar has announced new flight destinations amid hopes of attracting more tourists, bringing more money into the area and creating jobs.

15 Jan 14

Macedonia Tops Balkan Economic Freedom List

The latest Index of Economic Freedom has put Macedonia at the top of the Balkan region in terms of economic freedom.

10 Dec 13

Balkan Economies Recovering, World Bank

The South East Europe region exited recession in the first half of 2013, led by strong growth in exports, a report by the World Bank presented on Monday in Tirana says.

03 Dec 13

Number of Insolvent Firms Rises in Bosnia

The Bosnian Central Bank reported that the number of companies with blocked bank accounts had risen by several thousand since last year's data was released.

28 Nov 13

Shell Likely to Exploit Oil in Bosnia's Federation

Bosnia's Federation entity appears ready to grant oil giant Shell a concession to explore for oil and gas.

18 Nov 13

Free Trade in Focus at Sarajevo Conference

Central European Free Trade Agreement countries are meeting in the Bosnian capital to discuss key global and regional challenges.

18 Nov 13

Bosnians Allege Fraud After Investment Scheme Fails

Bosnians who claim they lost money in an alleged pyramid scheme are still hoping to be repaid while those accused of defrauding them have been acquitted, a new investigation said.

07 Oct 13

Bosnian Builders Protest Over Unpaid Wages

Around 500 workers from mainly state-owned construction company Hidrogradnja protested in Sarajevo over missing salaries and criminal charges brought against them for going on strike.

Politics and Society

30 Sep 14

Radovan Karadzic ‘Masterminded Terror’ in Sarajevo

On the second day of closing arguments at Karadzic’s trial, the former Bosnian Serb leader was accused of leading a reign of terror over Sarajevo’s besieged population during wartime.


08 Aug 14

Bosnia’s Flood Bill Will Fall Mainly on Citizens

It is only now sinking in that most of the foreign money pledged for post-flood reconstruction is coming in the form of loans - which Bosnia will have to repay.

Culture and Lifestyle

20 Aug 14

Same-Sex Comedy Tickles Sarajevo Festival-Goers

‘Love Island’, by Jasmila Zbanic and Aleksandar Hemon - which tackles the thorny issue of same-sex love from a comic angle - got a warm reception at the Sarajevo Film Festival.