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At least 30 dead in massive flooding in Bosnia and Serbia

The heaviest rains in mor than a century have sparked floods across Bosnia and Serbia, claiming at least 30 lives and leading to the evacuation so far of more than 16,000 from flooded villages, officials said. "More than 20 corpses have so far been……

Flooding in Bosnia and Serbia kills at least 14

Deadly floods across Bosnia and Serbia have claimed at least 14 lives and led to the evacuation of 15,000 people after the Balkans suffered its heaviest rainfall in a century, officials said on Saturday. "Six bodies were found in the northern Bosnian……

Multi-ethnic couples reflect Bosnia’s growing diversity

Sandra Zaimovic, a Catholic Bosnian Croat and her husband Rusmir, a Bosnian Muslim, are looking forward to celebrating both Eid and Christmas with their new baby this year. Couples of different ethnicity like the Zaimovics were a rarity in the years following the 1992-1995 war which divided Bosnia along ethnic…

Bosnia marks 20 years since war

Thousands of red chairs stood empty along Sarajevo’s main avenue on Friday as Bosnia commemorated the 20th anniversary of the bloodiest conflict in Europe since World War II. A classical orchestra was to play a concert for the 11,541 empty seats, one for each civilian killed in the city in…

Bosnia ends 14 months of political deadlock

SARAJEVO — Bosnia’s main Muslim, Croat and Serb parties agreed Wednesday to form a central government, ending a 14-month political crisis that paralysed the state and blocked further EU integration. “We have reached an agreement on the composition of the government,” Sulejman Tihic, leader of the SDA Muslim party, told…

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