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25 Sep 07

World Bank Says Bosnian Pensions Unsustainable

Sarajevo _ Bosnia’s two entities have undertaken substantial reforms of their pension funds, but the current system cannot continue in the long term, the World Bank warned on Tuesday.
21 Sep 07

Bosnian Auditors Say Public Funds Squandered

Sarajevo _ Tens of millions of Convertible Marks, KM, were misspent in one of Bosnia’s two entities in 2006 due to lack of internal controls and violations of the law, according to an auditors’ report.
13 Sep 07

Serb Power Companies Discuss Drina Project

Sarajevo_ Directors of Serbian and Bosnian Serb power companies will meet next week to launch a joint project for the construction of the Buk Bijela power plant, Serbian Minister of Mining and Energy, Aleksandar Popovic, said on Thursday.
07 Sep 07

Bosnian Parliament Votes for Customs Duties

Sarajevo _ One day after it ratified the Central European Free Trade Agreement, CEFTA, Bosnia’s parliament passed a new law which violates some of the key provisions of the regional treaty.
06 Sep 07

Bosnian Parliament Ratifies CEFTA

Sarajevo _ After months of debate, Bosnia’s parliament on Wednesday night ratified CEFTA – the Central European Free Trade Agreement, which regulates a single free-trade zone for the countries of south-eastern Europe.
14 Aug 07

BIH Braces For Consequences of Summer Draught

Sarajevo _ Wheat-processing and baking companies in the northern BiH town of Brcko announced on Monday that bread prices will increase by 50 per cent thanks to the drought and bad harvest.
06 Aug 07

Bosnia Criticised for Postponing CEFTA Trade Deal

Sarajevo _ The office of the top international mediator in Bosnia and the European mission in the country have expressed disappointment after parliament postponed ratifying the Central Europe Free Trade Agreement, CEFTA.
19 Jun 07

Average Monthly Earnings Rise in Bosnia

Sarajevo _ Average monthly gross earnings in Bosnia and Herzegovina in April amounted to 939 Konvertible Marks (480 euros) marking a 9.7 increase on figures from April last year, the Bosnian statistics agency said in its latest report.
14 Jun 07

Bosnia-Croatia Peljesac Bridge Dispute

Sarajevo _Croatia's act of opening the tender for building a bridge that is to connect two southern Croatian territories, without signing a protocol with BiH, is a "one-sided act of the Republic of Croatia", according to Bosnian deputy communications and traffic minister, Veselin Poljasevic.
14 Jun 07

Telekom Srbija pays 646 million euros for Bosnian Serb Operator

Sarajevo _ According to the Republika Srpska Privatization Agency, the Serbian telecommunications operator Telekom Srbija has paid 646 million euros for a Bosnian Serb operator, Telekom Srpske.
12 Jun 07

Bosnian Telecoms Regulator Allows In-Country Roaming

Sarajevo _ Bosnian telecommunications regulator RAK will allow the country’s mobile phone operators to permit roaming between their networks and charge for the service, the regulator announced.

Politics and Society

22 Jan 18

Bosnia Confirms CoE Probing Serb MP for Corruption

Bosnia's Foreign Ministry has confirmed that Milica Markovic, an MP in the state parliament, is being investigated by the Council of Europe over suspicions of corruption in connection with her reports from Armenia and Azerbaijan.

22 Jan 18

Dodik Should Beware his Toxic Friend

19 Jan 18

Russia Slaps New Ban on Bosnian Apples

19 Jan 18

Djukic Trial for Tuzla Massacre Delayed Again


18 Jan 18

EU Funds Bring Hope for Bosnia's Neglected Farmers

A last-minute political breakthrough means that Bosnian farmers may finally be able to access badly needed EU funds for agriculture.

19 Oct 17

EU Mulls Lower Roaming Charges for Balkans

Culture and Lifestyle

01 Jan 18

Gallery: New Year’s Eve, the Balkan Way

New Year’s Eve was celebrated in true Balkan style across the region, with cities from Zagreb to Tirana putting on extravagant firework displays and open-air events, which saw regional and international stars performing to the swathes of jubilant crowds that came out to mark the beginning of 2018.

27 Dec 17

Balkan Cities to Party Their Way Into 2018

29 Sep 17

Sarajevo's Metalworkers Revive their Craft