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01 Jul 14

Bosnia Prepares for Polls in Pessimistic Mood

Political parties are already preparing their campaigns for the general and presidential elections in October, but analysts say they don’t expect the polls to deliver positive changes.

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18 Jun 14

Bosnia Arrests 30 Tax Officials For Corruption

Bosnian police have arrested over 30 taxation authority officials suspected of taking part in organized crime and corruption - the biggest post-war investigation of its kind.

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05 Jun 14

Bosnia to Start Building New Prison Soon

After years of interruptions, the authorities announced the start of construction work on a high-standard state prison.

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02 Jun 14

Warning Issued Over Bosnia Money-Laundering Risks

After the Bosnian parliament failed to adopt legislation to tackle money-laundering, Council of Europe experts urged other states to be vigilant in financial dealings with the country.

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17 May 14

Inzko Highlights Threat to Bosnia's Integrity

The High Representative to Bosnia has told the UN Security Council that the work of internationally overseeing the 1995 Dayton Peace Accords was far from complete.

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15 May 14

Mostar to Miss Bosnian Local Elections Again

After Bosnia's parliament failed to agree on changes to the electoral law for Mostar, it appears that the city will again miss out on local elections due in October.

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14 May 14

Inzko Raises Bosnian Serb Residence Checks

The High Representative has raised the issue of residence checks in Republika Srpska in a meeting in Washington, while the Bosnian Croat Presidency member said the new rules had been rushed through ahead of the general election.

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09 May 14

Bosnia Urged To Resolve Residence Rules

The EU, US and the OHR have urged Bosnia's authorities to adopt a residence law at state-level and assure that returnee rights are respected, following unilateral action on the subject in Republika Srpska.

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06 May 14

IMF Cash Delay Threatens Bosnian Budgets

The budgets of Bosnia's two entities face trouble since a planned tranche of money from an IMF stand-by arrangement was blocked.

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02 May 14

Opposition Parties Ally in Bosnian Serb Entity

Several opposition parties in Republika Srpska have formed a united 'Union for Changes', which aims to take on the governing Alliance of Independent Social Democrats, led by Milorad Dodik, in Bosnia's upcoming elections.

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24 Apr 14

Bosnian Capital's Torched Library Reopening on Europe Day

Sarajevo mayor Ivo Komsic said the iconic former library, the Vijecnica, torched in the 1992-5 war, will re-open on May 9 as a city hall, library and a museum.

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15 Apr 14

EU Ministers Slate Separatist Talk in Bosnia

After the EU Foreign Affairs Council discussed Bosnia on Monday, it said separatist rhetoric must go and politicians need to focus more on economic development and jobs.

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14 Apr 14

Serbia Ruling Party Backs Republika Srpska Opposition

The vice-president of the Serbian Progressive Party said that it would not forget the support it has received from Republika Srpska’s opposition Serb Democratic Party.

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14 Apr 14

Restoration of Sarajevo's Iconic City Hall Nearly Over

More than two decades since it was burned down in the Bosnian Serb siege of the city, the Vijecnica, or City Hall, is preparing to reopen this summer.

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09 Apr 14

Bosniaks and Croats Unveil Joint Plan For Mostar

The two main Bosniak and Croat parties in Mostar said they would work together on economic issues in the city, putting aside their political disputes over the voting system.