Bosnia & Herzegovina

EU citizens bear brunt of Western Balkans coal pollution

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia February 19, 2019

Deaths as far away as Spain are attributed to pollution from coal-fired power plants in the Western Balkans, says a study by environmental NGO HEAL.

M&A soars in Balkan “rising stars”

Clare Nuttall in Bucharest January 30, 2019

The volume and value of M&A deals both soared in some of the EU accession candidate countries in the Western Balkans, a report from law firm CMS and information service EMIS.

Kosovan PM sets tough conditions for suspending 100% tariffs for Serbia and Bosnia

Valentina Dimitrievska in Skopje January 29, 2019

Ramush Haradinaj says Pristina will suspend tariffs on goods from Serbia and Bosnia if the US and EU help Kosovo reach a deal with Belgrade that must include recognition of Kosovan independence.

Bosnia rocked by new crisis over proposal to rename Republika Srpska

bne IntelliNews January 24, 2019

The SDA party claims the name "Republika Srpska" discriminates against other ethnic groups living in the mainly ethnic Serb entity, but its initiative has added to the already tense situation in Bosnia.

BALKAN BLOG: Protests over murdered man turn into ticking bomb for Bosnian stability

Denitsa Koseva in Sofia January 14, 2019

Bosnia has been in political crisis since the October general election, and protests seeking justice for a murdered young man in Republika Srpska threaten its stability.