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UN orders Bosnia to pay wartime rape victim

T rape victim won her case in a Bosnian court in 2015 but never received the €15,000 compensation because the rapist did not have the funds to pay.

Bosnia win edges Italy closer to Euro 2020

Italy are top of Group J with a maximum 12 points after four games with 13 goals scored and just one conceded.

Low-hanging fruits in Bosnia

Bosnia offers excellent opportunities to outward-looking Malaysian companies and entrepreneurs who are willing to venture into new untapped markets.

In Bosnia, ‘master’ blacksmith had to shoe an egg

Started in the 18th century, the practice was designed to test and show the virtuosity of blacksmith apprentices.

Bosnia to host its first Gay Pride march in September

Conservative Bosnia will host its first LGBT march in September, a pride for the community who face hard discrimination and violence.

Sarajevo hopes to rekindle Olympic flame with Youth Games

The European Youth Olympics Festival (EYOF) has become a rare opportunity for the two cities, divided along ethnic lines, to find common ground.

Kosovo asserts independence with vote to build an army

The former Serbian province is currently guarded by NATO-led peacekeeping troops, who have been stationed there since Kosovo broke away from Belgrade in a bloody separatist war in 1998-99.

Bosnian court acquits Srebrenica’s Muslim defender at retrial

Naser Oric led the defence of Srebrenica, a besieged town that eventually fell to Bosnian Serb forces in 1995.

Uninspiring Spain end difficult year with win over Bosnia

Having lost 3-2 away to Croatia and to England by the same scoreline to leave their Nations League fate out of their own hands, coach Luis Enrique used the occasion to give a chance to his second string players.

Dzeko double gives Bosnia 2-0 win over N. Ireland

An Edin Dzeko brace handed Bosnia a 2-0 home win over Northern Ireland in an action-packed Nations League clash on Monday, which further consolidated their place on top of the second-tier's Group 3.

Japan beat Bosnia in Davis Cup

Ben McLachlan and Yasutaka Uchiyama beat Tomislav Brkić and Nerman Fatić 6-2, 6-4, 6-4 to give Japan the victory.

Bosnia punish sloppy Northern Ireland

Bosnia beat Northern Ireland 2-1, with Haris Duljević and Elvis Sarić scoring the goals.

‘My Hair, Your Hair’: Bosnians weave wigs for kids with cancer

Solidarity often saves lives in Bosnia, where many families struggle to cover the costs of basic medical care, let alone "secondary" therapies like wigs.

US criticises Serb vote to overturn Srebrenica massacre report

Serb Republic lawmakers' vote to revoke the 2004 report was initiated by the region's nationalist President Milorad Dodik to mobilise voters around the nationalist agenda ahead of October elections.

Hand-carved wooden furniture helps put Bosnian town on the map

UNESCO listed Konjic woodcarving last December as an intangible cultural heritage of humanity, in part because of the family's efforts.

Bosnia region raises wages ahead of election, violating IMF deal

The parliament of Republika Srpska approved a bill raising wages by up to 12.5%.

Two Bosnians charged with plotting Islamist attack on state police

Maksim Božić and Edin Hastor were accused of cooperating with unnamed persons in obtaining weapons and explosive devices.

Action needed to prevent new Balkans migrant crisis, officials say

Security and police officials from the Balkan region met in Bosnia to discuss their response to growing traffic along a new smuggling route that passes through Albania, Montenegro, and Bosnia.

EU leaders to attempt to win over Balkan states

Kosovo, Albania, Bosnia, Serbia, Montenegro, and Macedonia are considering joining the European Union.

Bosnia calls October 7 election with voting rules still in dispute

The election will determine Croat, Serb, and Bosniak members of Bosnia's tripartite presidency and lawmakers for parliament’s lower house, as well as regional leaders and assemblies.

Turkey’s Erdoğan to visit Bosnia ahead of June election

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan will also hold a rally in Sarajevo ahead of elections in Turkey.

Industrial spill at Bosnia factory pollutes river

The spill in Lukavac caused water in the Spreča River to become “extremely polluted and not for use”.

For Bosnian fans, Džeko is a man for great moments

Roma striker Edin Džeko is idolised all over Bosnia.

Bosnia, facing influx of migrants, says will tighten borders

Most of the migrants are trying to reach Croatia en route to Western Europe.