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Bosnia's state court froze the assets of alleged Balkan narco-boss Naser Kelmendi, while prosecutors said they will investigate whether his property was bought with drug money.
Between 300 and 500 genocide victims from Srebrenica will be buried at the nearby Potocari Memorial on this year's anniversary of the massacres by Bosnian Serb forces.
Paramilitary Veselin Vlahovic, alias ‘Batko’, was given Bosnia’s longest-ever war crimes sentence for a campaign of murder, rape and robbery against Bosniaks and Croats in Sarajevo in 1992.
Bosniaks wanted harsher sentences for Mico Stanisic and Stojan Zupljanin, who were jailed for war crimes by the Hague Tribunal, but Serbs said the verdict was unfair.
Five months after local elections the City Council of the Bosnian capital elected a Bosnian Croat, Ivo Komsic, as the new mayor on a four-year mandate.
The High Representative will not use his internationally authorized powers to resolve the political deadlock in the Federation entity, it was announced.
The Hague Tribunal convicted former Bosnian Serb interior minister Mico Stanisic and former regional security services chief Stojan Zupljanin of war crimes and jailed them for 22 years each.
The Federation entity's ruling Social Democrats have urged the High Representative to impose a solution to the prolonged crisis afflicting the entity's government.
The Balkans will not become isolated after Croatia joins the EU this July, President Ivo Josipovic has said.
The European Parliament said Balkan states should support a campaign to set up a regional truth commission to establish the facts about the war years.
The Federation entity faces further political turmoil after the Prime Minister walked out of a session, accusing other parties of staging a putsch.
Presidents, Prime Ministers and others have flocked to Rome for the inauguration of the first Pope from the Americas.
Islamic Community says a new law on cemeteries and funerals in the Serb-dominated entity threatens their religious rights.
Former serviceman Mensur Memic testified at his trial in Sarajevo that he never killed Croat civilians and troops in an attack on the Bosnian village of Trusina in 1993.
Republika Srpska’s new government said that all directors of public companies and other state institutions could be replaced as part of an efficiency drive.
The authorities want to establish the definitive history of the ‘salvation tunnel’ which allowed aid to be brought in and people to get out during the 1990s siege of the city.
New proposals to make Bosnia’s Federation entity less dysfunctional and more democratic should not be ignored by the country’s squabbling political elites.
The International Monetary Fund approved a tranche of 39 million euro for Bosnia under a two-year stand-by arrangement which aims to bolster fiscal stability in the country.
All Balkan contestants in the semi finals on Tuesday failed to qualify for Eurosong. Macedonia and Albania are still hoping they will qualify on Thursday show in Malmo.