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24 Oct 14

Brussels to Monitor Balkan Economies Each Year

Balkan countries pledged to send their annual economic plans to the EU at a conference in Belgrade - which also marked the first time that the Serbian capital hosted Kosovo officials.

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24 Oct 14

Bosnia Seeks Detention For Gibraltar Gang Suspects

Bosnia's Prosecutor has demanded detention for the nine arrested in a police action codenamed Gibraltar, which included telecoms officials and marketing and television figures.

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23 Oct 14

Dodik Party Stakes Claim to Run Republika Srpska

Milorad Dodik says his governing Alliance of Independent Social Democrats, SNSD, intends to form the next government in Bosnia's predominantly Serbian entity.

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22 Oct 14

Unrest Returns to Birthplace of Bosnia Protests

Protesting workers in Tuzla are calling for the resignation of the cantonal government that was appointed after the February protests.

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22 Oct 14

Bosnia Police Crack Marketing Crime Gang

Nine persons have been named as suspects in a police action against an organized criminal group that allegedly hatched fictional agreements, evaded taxes and laundered money.

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22 Oct 14

Serbian Party Outlines Bosnian Coalition Plan

Bosnia's main Serbian party has urged the largest Bosniak and Croatian parties to join it in a new coalition government.

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21 Oct 14

Bosnia's Stricken SDP Promises Radical Shake-up

After the party's catastrophic results in the elections, leaders of Bosnia's Social Democrats accepted responsibility for the disaster and promised root-and-branch reform.

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20 Oct 14

Vote Count Almost Over From Bosnia's Election

Almost a week after the election was held, the winners and losers of the 2014 poll are becoming clearer..

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17 Oct 14

Bosnia's SDP in Turmoil After Election Failure

After the party's vote dismal result in the recent elections, the Social Democratic Party is facing a crisis as Zlatko Lagumdzija steps down as leader since 1997.

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16 Oct 14

Bosnian Serb Rivals Bid For Coalition Partners

Neither of the two parties that won most votes in the elections in Bosnia’s mainly Serbian entity can govern alone - so each is hunting for potential coalition partners.

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16 Oct 14

Bosnian Serb Cross Sparks Anger in Srebrenica

People who survived the Srebrenica massacres condemned the raising of a Serbian Orthodox cross near the memorial for the thousands of Bosniaks who were killed in 1995.

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16 Oct 14

Mladic Witness: Seizing Sarajevo Meant Suicide

A former officer told Ratko Mladic’s war crimes trial that Bosnian Serb forces were not strong enough to seize Sarajevo during the 1992-95 siege of the city.

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15 Oct 14

Bosniak Party Mulls Options After Bosnia Election Win

After Bosnia's main Bosniak party, SDA, won most votes in the general election, it is tipped to form a new state government with the two largest Serbian and Croatian parties.

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14 Oct 14

Serbian Opposition Does Well in Bosnia Elections

Results of Sunday's elections in Bosnia have been a disappointment for Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik - whose party could lose the Serbian seat on the state presidency alongside control of the Serbian entity assembly.

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13 Oct 14

Bosnia Victors Emerge as Ballot Count Continues

Bakir Izetbegovic and Dragan Covic will take the Bosniak and Croat seats in Bosnia’s tripartite presidency after nationwide elections, but the race for the Serb seat remains close.

Premium

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22 Oct 14

No Breakthrough in Sight after Bosnia’s Elections

Weak, complex coalition governments formed after long delays are unlikely to put this fractured and decaying country back on the path to recovery.

Business

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17 Oct 14

Balkan States Face Crisis if Russia Halts Gas Flow

Serbia, Macedonia and Bosnia could face a very cold winter if Russia halts gas exports to the EU, a gas stress test carried out by Brussels says.

Culture and Lifestyle

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06 Oct 14

Vanessa Redgrave Premieres Bosnia Protest Film

Actress Vanessa Redgrave and her son Carlo Nero held the premiere in Sarajevo of their new documentary 'Bosnia Rising', which follows the events that triggered mass protests this year.