One in Two Bosnians Feels European According to a Survey

According to a survey by a public relations agency, one in two Bosnians feels European. The PRIME Communications agency conducted the survey on whether Bosnians feel European in April this year. 1,500 respondents were asked the question. Continue reading One in Two Bosnians Feels European According to a Survey

Sarajevo-Čapljina Train Will Run by the End of September

The commuters’ steady interest in the Sarajevo-Čapljina-Sarajevo train with bus connections to coastal towns of Makarska and Neum has persuaded the Federation Railways to extend the summer service by the end of September.  Continue reading Sarajevo-Čapljina Train Will Run by the End of September

U.S. Diplomats and French Soldier Honored on Fatal Accident Anniversary

Bosnian Defense Ministry honored three U.S. diplomats and a French soldier on the anniversary of the 1995 accident in which they died. Joseph Kruzel, Robert Frasure and Samuel Nelson Drew from the cabinet of Richard Holbrook, a special representative of the U.S. president at the time, Bill Clinton, and French soldier Stephan Reault were killed in a car accident on a perilous Igman mountain road, trying to reach besieged Sarajevo for peace talks.

Their tragic deaths prove that peace-building is an honorable but dangerous calling

Bosnian Defense Minister Marina Pendeš said their tragic deaths prove that peace-building is an honorable but dangerous calling. She added that their deaths have become a symbol of friendship between American and French people and Bosnia and its people, which recognized the assistance and are grateful. Continue reading U.S. Diplomats and French Soldier Honored on Fatal Accident Anniversary

Papal Envoy Hints at Stamp of Approval for 1981 Međugorje Apparitions

Archbishop appointed by Pope Francis to study the pastoral situation at Međugorje said the apparitions in the Bosnian town could be recognized by the Vatican later this year.

“Specifically, I think it’s possible to recognize the authenticity of the first apparitions as proposed by the Ruini commission,” Polish Archbishop Henryk Hoser said. Continue reading Papal Envoy Hints at Stamp of Approval for 1981 Međugorje Apparitions

Lawmakers Probed after Corruption Investigation Stories

Sarajevo Canton’s prosecutor launched an investigation in the finances of the Federation entity’s parliament, following investigative reporting stories on the lawmakers by the Center for Investigative Reporting, CIN. Continue reading Lawmakers Probed after Corruption Investigation Stories