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The union opposes the labor law

After the Parliament of the Federation of BiH decided to put on the agenda the Draft Law on Amendments to the Labor Law, workers-members of independent unions of Bosnia and Herzegovina organized a protest march that started in front of the Government of the Federation of BiH, all the way to the Parliament of FBiH.…

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Invisible heroes of Greece

It is estimated that during the 1992-1995 war in BiH, some 20,000 children from Republika Srpska were adopted by Greek families. Now they are no longer children, they have their own families, but the ties with their “Greek families” in most cases have not been severed. Now these Greek families have a name – “Invisible…

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Dodik exploits Vučić’s visit to Banja Luka to promote separatist ideologies

On Thursday, Serbian President Aleksandar Vučić traveled to Banja Luka, capital of BiH entity Republika Srpska, on his first visit since he assumed the presidential office. As a good guest, he brought a variety of worthy presents: 540,000 euros was deposited on the account of the Srpska Government for schools and health centres in Mrkonjić…

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US expert joins Sarajevo Canton anti-corruption team

In the midst of a new corruption scandal in BiH, US expert Eric Larson has joined the Sarajevo Canton Anti-Corruption Office. The scandal reached the public only a few days ago, when several media reported that the prosecutor in the “Respirators” case, Mirza Hukeljic, was offered two million KM (about one million euros) for omitting…

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State budget adopted in two houses of parliament, but in different texts

At an emergency session today, the House of Peoples of the Parliamentary Assembly of BiH supported the principles of the Law on the Budget of BiH Institutions and International Obligations for 2020, which was submitted by the House of Representatives of the State Parliament. Of the 14 delegates present, 13 voted in favor of the…

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Tegeltija holds a virtual meeting with Varhelyi

BiH Council of Ministers Chairman Zoran Tegeltija spoke today via video conference with EU Enlargement Commissioner Olivér Várhelyi about the current situation in BiH caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as the economic and political situation in the country and the region, in light of European integration. SRNA. “Chairman Tegeltija expressed gratitude for the…

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Falling crime rate in Republika Srpska, Lukac said

Speaking today from East Sarajevo, the Minister of Internal Affairs of the Republic of Srpska, Dragan Lukac, said that the crime rate in Srpska dropped in the first six months of the year, while the number of migrants increased by 70% compared to the same period last year. “The total number of crimes decreased by…

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Senior officials infected with coronavirus

In the midst of a fierce fight against the new coronavirus, the infection has spread to the highest entities and state institutions in Bosnia and Herzegovina. According to health authorities, 267 new Covid-19 infections have been confirmed in BiH entities since Wednesday, 182 in the Federation of BiH and 85 in Republika Srpska. Six new…

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BiH has made significant progress in reforms in recent months, the EU says

Today in Sarajevo, the Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, Šefik Džaferović, received the Head of the EU Delegation to BiH, Johann Sattler, with whom he discussed a number of current topics, including BiH’s path to the European Union. During the meeting, it was said that Bosnia and Herzegovina has made significant progress…

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The EU is once again on the side of BiH citizens affected by the floods

The European Union has provided 65,000 euros in humanitarian funding to help the most vulnerable categories in Bosnia and Herzegovina as heavy rains caused floods and landslides in the northeast of the country in late June 2020, affecting as many as 15,000 people. These rains caused rivers and streams to swell and flood homes and…

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Dodik: Belgrade protests only help Serbia’s enemies

The Serbian member of the Presidency of BiH, Milorad Dodik, stated that the protests in Serbia were aimed at destabilizing Serbia and its regional and international positions, and that “only the enemies of Serbia and the Serbian people benefit from them.” Dodik called on all reasonable participants in last night’s protests, saying that the street…

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Dacic: Serbia will apologize to anyone for condemning the criminals

“Serbia will not apologize to anyone because it condemned those who killed Serbs,” First Vice President of Serbia and Minister of Foreign Affairs Ivica Dacic told Tanjug. The note, signed yesterday by the BiH Foreign Ministry and sent to the Serbian Foreign Ministry for publication in the media, and only after it is published, will…

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Members of the BiH state parliament warned of the problem of Trgovska gora

Defending the interests of the state of Bosnia and Herzegovina and its citizens in the northwestern part of the country is priceless, said today members of the BiH Parliament and members of the parliamentary group of the Green Club Sasa Magazinovic, Jasmin Emric and Edita Djapo regarding the problem of nuclear and radioactive waste disposal…