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07 Aug 08

Bocelli Draws Crowds to Medjugorje

Sarajevo_ Large crowds were expected to hear Andrea Bocelli sing on Thursday, August 7, in Medjugorje, the shrine town in Bosnia and Herzegovina, about 25 kilometres from Mostar.
11 Jul 08

British Actor Verbally Assaulted in Bosnia

Sarajevo _ The well known British actor Ralph Fiennes was verbally assaulted in the southern town of Mostar after mentioning a Croatian general on trial for war crimes.
07 Jul 08

Bosnia's Old Bridge Remains on UNESCO List

Sarajevo _ Mostar’s famous Old Bridge will remain on the UNESCO list of world heritage sites on condition that a nearby hotel is redesigned.
01 Jul 08

UNESCO Warning over Bosnia Old Bridge

Authorities in the southern town of Mostar have asked the state government to help them keep the famous Old Bridge on the UNESCO world heritage list.
21 May 08

Serb Capital Hosts Eurovision Semi-Final

Belgrade _ Serbia's capital hosted the first of two semi-finals on Tuesday night for the Eurovision Song Contest.
07 Apr 08

Bosnia Film Director Forms Political Party

Sarajevo _ Bosnia’s Oscar-winning film director Danis Tanovic has created a new political party.
24 Mar 08

Famous Croatian Actor Dvornik Dies

Split _ Boris Dvornik, one of the best-loved Croatian actors has died from stroke at his home in the coastal city of Split, local media reported Monday.

08 Feb 08

Kosovo Art Show Stormed in Belgrade

Belgrade/Novi Sad _ Serbian ultra-nationalists have stormed a Belgrade gallery and prevented the opening of an exhibition by ethnic Albanian artists from independence-seeking Kosovo.
07 Feb 08

Bosnian Film Director Forms Party

Sarajevo _ Many Bosnians have welcomed Oscar-winning film director Danis Tanovic’s announcement that he is to set up a political party in a bid to tackle the impasse in the country's politics.
24 Dec 07

New Project to Nurture Young Film-Makers

Sarajevo _ Young, budding film-makers in the Balkans have been given a helping hand by the launch of a new project on Monday designed to nurture upcoming talent.
06 Nov 07

13th Sarajevo Film Festival Kicks Off

The 13th annual Sarajevo film festival kicked off with 175 films, 17 world premieres from some 40 countries and rewards for competition winners, Bosnian media reported Friday.

26 Oct 07

Bosnia Artists Slam Cultural Isolation

Sarajevo_ The 47th International Theatre Festival MESS opened on Tuesday evening in Sarajevo. The festival was inaugurated at the National Theatre by a performance of Orestia by the Deutsches Theater from Berlin.

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

Culture Policy Focus

05 May 17

Bosnian Savours Success on Europe's Catwalks

Some of the clothing displayed at top fashion shows in Milan, London and Stockholm and worn by the likes of Madonna comes from Halida Susa’s humble home in a remote suburb of Sarajevo.

28 Dec 16

Ringing in 2017, Balkan-style

25 Aug 15

Bosnia Croats Keep Old Tattoo Tradition Alive

27 Jul 15

Seeds of Street Art Sprout in Banja Luka


23 Jan 18

Chinese Bid to Build Croatia’s Peljesac Bridge Challenged

Austrian construction company Strabag AG filed a complaint against a bid made by the Chinese Road and Bridge Corporation to construct Croatia’s strategically important Peljesac Bridge.

19 Jan 18

Russia Slaps New Ban on Bosnian Apples