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Bosnian Presidency to hold special meeting on Thursday.

Chairman of the Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina Mladen Ivanic on Monday called for a special session of the tripartite body for Thursday. The meeting will discuss "if the country is in favor of launching a review of the International Court of Justice verdict in a case against Serbia," Beta reported.

- B92 - SK

Izetbegovic moves to launch revision of genocide lawsuit.

Bakir Izetbegovic has announced that he would file a request for a revision of the ruling on Bosnia's genocide lawsuit against Serbia. The Bosniak member of the tripartite Bosnia-Herzegovina Presidency said on Friday he would do this on behalf of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Tanjug reported.

- B92 - SK

Bosnian Serbs to Challenge Serbia Genocide Case Appeal.

Bosnian Serb political parties are seeking to unite to prevent a Bosniak-backed move to lodge an appeal against the International Court of Justice verdict clearing Serbia of direct responsibility for genocide.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnian Croats Win Re-run Poll in Divided Stolac.

Record turnout in the bitterly divided southern Bosnian town, where last year's election was scrapped following violent episodes, results in victory for the main ethnic Croatian party.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Lewandowski saves lethargic Bayern.

Bundesliga leaders Bayern Munich needed a last-gasp goal from striker Robert Lewandowski to rescue a 1-1 draw at Hertha Berlin and increase their advantage at the top of the standings to eight points. Hertha Berlin scored through Vedad Ibisevic with the Bosnian volleying in for his ninth goal and his first goal since ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Serbia's foreign minister sees danger in Bosnia's UN suit revival.

Serbia's foreign minister on Saturday sharply criticized neighboring Bosnia's bid to revive a genocide suit against his country before the United Nations' top court, describing it as "very dangerous."

- Stars and Stripes - US

Serbia FM Dacic sees danger in Bosnia's UN suit revival.

BELGRADE, Serbia " Serbia's foreign minister says neighboring Bosnia's bid to revive a genocide suit against Serbia before the United Nations' top court is "very dangerous."Ivica Dacic told Serbia's state TV early Saturday...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Serbia FM Dacic sees danger in Bosnia's UN suit revival.

Serbia's foreign minister says neighboring Bosnia's bid to revive a genocide suit against Serbia before the United Nations' top court is "very dangerous." Ivica Dacic told Serbia's state TV early Saturday that Sarajevo's move could jeopardize both regional stability and bilateral ties between Serbia and Bosnia.

- FOX News - US

Serbia FM Dacic sees danger in Bosnia's UN suit revival.

BELGRADE, Serbia — Serbia's foreign minister says neighboring Bosnia's bid to revive a genocide suit against Serbia before the United...

- Townhall.com - US

Female Fighter 'Beat and Tortured' Bosnian Prisoners.

A former prisoner told the trial of Croatian Defence Council ex-fighter Azra Basic that a woman repeatedly assaulted and humiliated him while he was in captivity in the Bosnian town of Derventa in 1992.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnia to Revive Genocide Lawsuit against Serbia: Izetbegovic.

The Bosniak member of the country's tripartite presidency, Bakir Izetbegovic, said an appeal will be lodged against the International Court of Justice verdict clearing Serbia of direct responsibility for genocide.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnia to appeal UN court ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

Bosnia will ask the United Nation's top court to reconsider its 2007 ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide during Bosnia's 1992-95 war.

- FOX News - US

Bosnia to appeal UN court's genocide ruling, even at risk of crisis

International Court of Justice ruling exonerated Serbia of direct responsibility for killings, rapes and 'ethnic cleansing' in Bosnia

- The Globe and Mail - CA

Bosnia to challenge ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

The appeal to the UN's top court will be filed before a deadline, a Bosnian Muslim leader says.

- BBC - UK

Bosnia to appeal UN genocide ruling that exonerated Serbia

Bosnia will appeal a UN court ruling that cleared Serbia of blame for genocide, the Muslim Bosniak member of the country's presidency said today, despite a warning by his Serb and Croat colleagues that it would spark a political crisis. The 2007 judgment by the International Court of Justice exonerated Serbia of direct ...

- timesofmalta.com - MT

Bosnia to appeal UN court's ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

The Muslim Bosniak member of Bosnia's presidency Fridaysaid that Bosnia would appeal a top U.N. court's ruling clearing Serbia of blame for genocide, despite a warning by his Serb and Croat counterparts that it would provoke a political crisis.

- The Daily Star - LB

Bosnia to appeal UN court ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina " Bosnia will ask the United Nation's top court to reconsider its 2007 ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide during Bosnia's 1992-95 war.Bakir Izetbegovic, Muslim Bosniak member of the county's...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bosnia to appeal U.N. court's ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

SARAJEVO - The Muslim Bosniak member of Bosnia's presidency said on Friday that Bosnia would appeal a top U.N. court's ruling clearing Serbia of blame for genocide, despite a warning by his Serb and Croat counterparts that it would provoke a political crisis.

- Reuters - US

Former Bosnian tax chief charged in mayor corruption case

Bosnia's prosecution office says it has brought charges against a former head of the country's tax authority over accepting close to 1 million euros in bribes to defraud the state of customs revenue.

- FOX News - US

AP PHOTOS: Bosnian lake dries out, memories revisited

Hajrudin Kadric never expected to see where his childhood home stood ever again.

- FOX News - US

Former Bosnian tax chief charged in mayor corruption case

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina " Bosnia's prosecution office says it has brought charges against a former head of the country's tax authority over accepting close to 1 million euros in bribes to defraud the state...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

AP PHOTOS: Bosnian lake dries out, memories revisited

PROZOR, Bosnia-Herzegovina " Hajrudin Kadric never expected to see where his childhood home stood ever again.Kadric's home was in one of about 20 villages that were submerged to make an artificial lake nearly a half-century...

- The New Zealand Herald - NZ

Bosnian Military Exports to Middle East Booming

Bosnia's growing foreign arms sales are a rare export success for the country, although many weapons are going to Saudi Arabia, which has been accused of abuses in the Yemen conflict.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnian Serb Ex-Soldier Indicted for Doboj Persecution

Former Bosnian Serb Army soldier Djorgje Simic was indicted for crimes against humanity against non-Serb civilians in the Doboj area in 1992 and 1993.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnia Jails Fighter for Abusing Serb Prisoners

Former Croatian Defence Council fighter Almaz Nezirovic was sentenced to two years in prison for war crimes against Serb civilians who were abused in a detention camp in Derventa in 1992.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Why did Brinks "mindlessly copy" an old defective padlock design?

Locksmith Bosnian Bill experienced deja vu upon seeing a new padlock offered in stores by Brinks. It looks awfully similar to a Master-brand padlock withdrawn from sale due to a critical flaw that makes it easy to spring open. And wouldn't you know, the same trick works! It's advertised as "medium security," but all you ...

- Boing Boing - US

Bosnia Seeks Solutions for Costly Business Disputes

A conference will promote better arbitration to make Bosnia more attractive for potential foreign investors, amid three investment disputes involving the country that could cost it over 700 million euros.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnian Serb MPs Stage Boycott Over Serbia Genocide Case

MPs from Bosnia's main two Serb parties boycotted a parliamentary session over a possible appeal against an International Court of Justice ruling that cleared Serbia of complicity in the Srebrenica genocide.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Serbian PM meets with chair of Bosnia's Council of Ministers

Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic met in Belgrade on Wednesday with Bosnia-Herzegovina Council of Ministers Chairman Denis Zvizidic. They discussed strengthening the dialogue between their countries and potential infrastructure projects.

- B92 - SK

Ukrainian ambassador sees trouble in Bosnia; blames Putin

Ukraine's outgoing Ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina Oleksandr Levchenko says that "the meddling of Russian fingers" is "visible" Bosnia-Herzegovina. He also told Radio Free Europe in an interview that destabilizing this region is something that is in the interest of Russian President Vladimir Putin - "as he would later ...

- B92 - SK

Bosnian Stolen Artworks Database to Combat Art Trafficking

Bosnian authorities do not have a central database of lost and stolen artworks from the country, so an NGO has made one for them.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnia's Divided Stolac Braces for Disputed Poll Rerun

The town of Stolac has been economically depressed and divided by post-war political and ethnic tensions, exacerbated by violence at last October's local election, which is now set for a rerun.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Bosnian Prosecution Seeks More Funds for Exhumations

The prosecution has asked the Bosnian state presidency for more money to exhume war graves after only receiving 95,000 euros from the Council of Ministers for 2017.

- Balkan Insight - UK

America's Hidden Bosnian War Criminals Face Determined Foe

Michael MacQueen, who tracks down Bosnian war crimes suspects in the US, looks back on years of bringing human rights violators to justice in the face of complex court procedures and delays.

- Balkan Insight - UK

Suspended Bosnian Chief State Prosecutor Faces Grilling

Former Bosnian chief prosecutor Goran Salihovic is to appear before the High Judicial and Prosecutorial Council on Monday after being accused of having obstructed probes into corruption allegations involving the Bosnian Serb leader, Milorad Dodik.

- Balkan Insight - UK

NATO Secretary General to visit Bosnia and Herzegovina

The NATO Secretary General, Mr. Jens Stoltenberg will pay a visit to Sarajevo on Thursday 2 February 2017.

- NATO - INT

Secretary General: NATO is committed to peace and stability in the Western Balkans

NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg commended Bosnia and Herzegovina for its contributions to Euro-Atlantic security during a visit to Sarajevo on Thursday . Meeting with Mladen Ivanić, Chairman of the Tripartite Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and the other members of Presidency, the Secretary General welcomed ...

- NATO - INT

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