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Outdoor Holiday Market Opens despite Soaring Air Pollution Levels

Sarajevo’s annual outdoor holiday market opened this week at the Hastahana park in the central city zone, as reports suggested that Sarajevo was Europe’s most polluted city this Wednesday. Continue reading Outdoor Holiday Market Opens despite Soaring Air Pollution Levels

Armed Forces Mark Anniversary

The 12th anniversary of the formation of Bosnian Armed Forces was marked with an open door day at the barracks on the outskirts of Mostar, southern Bosnia. The hosts organized an air gun competition for Mostar’s school children and members of the city’s civil protection, fire brigade and police. Continue reading Armed Forces Mark Anniversary

Police Protest, Demand Better Retirement Terms

Officers of various police agencies in the Federation entity protested at the entity parliament in Sarajevo, demanding better retirement terms and a separate law on retirement in law enforcement. Continue reading Police Protest, Demand Better Retirement Terms

Sarajevo’s Jewish Cemetery Will Be Nominated for World Heritage List

As part of a German initiative to nominate Europe’s Jewish cemeteries for the UNESCO World Heritage List, Bosnia’s commission for cooperation with UNESCO supported the idea to prepare the nomination of Sarajevo’s Jewish cemetery. Continue reading Sarajevo’s Jewish Cemetery Will Be Nominated for World Heritage List

Mostar Bridge Lit in Star Spangled Banner for Las Vegas Shooting Victims

The Old Bridge in Mostar, southern Bosnia was lit in the colors of American flag Tuesday evening, in honor of the victims of this week’s mass shooting in Las Vegas, Nevada.  At least 59 people were left dead and more than 520 others were injured when a reportedly mentally ill man opened fire at the crowd attending a concert in the city. Continue reading Mostar Bridge Lit in Star Spangled Banner for Las Vegas Shooting Victims