SARAJEVO Thousands of Bosnians took to the streets on Saturday to protest against bad governance, nationalism and corruption as senior government officials face graft accusations related to the procurement of defective ventilators for COVID-19 patients.
SARAJEVO Five weeks after the International Monetary Fund gave Bosnia $370.46 million in emergency aid to help combat the coronavirus crisis, the funds have still not been disbursed due to a disagreement between its rival ethnic leaders, officials said.
SARAJEVO, May 29 Five weeks after the
International Monetary Fund gave Bosnia $370.46 million in
emergency aid to help combat the coronavirus crisis, the funds
have still not been disbursed due to a disagreement between its
rival ethnic leaders, officials said.
SARAJEVO Thousands marched through Sarajevo on Saturday to commemorate victims of the Ustasa regime, a puppet state founded by Croat fascists and allied to Nazi Germany, and to oppose a Catholic Mass held in the city for Ustasa and their families, slain at the end of World War Two.
SARAJEVO Bosnia reported on Wednesday its sharpest daily rise in new coronavirus infections this month after its two autonomous regions had gradually begun to ease lockdowns.
SARAJEVO Economies in the Western Balkans region will contract by up to 5.6% under the best scenario of how the coronavirus pandemic unfolds in Europe, the World Bank said on Wednesday.
SARAJEVO, April 6 Bosnia's most popular band,
Dubioza Kolektiv, invites its audience to "stay connected and
disinfected" during a weekly "Quarantine Show" online to cheer
up fans locked in their homes due to the coronavirus.
SARAJEVO, April 3 Bosnia's autonomous
Bosniak-Croat Federation passed legislation on Friday to shore
up its economy, already battered by measures aimed at limiting
the spread of the new coronavirus infection.
SARAJEVO, April 1 The International Monetary
Fund warned Bosnia on Wednesday it would drop assistance agreed
to ease the impact from the spread of coronavirus on the health
system and economy if the authorities undermine the country's
SARAJEVO The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said on Tuesday it may extend a 165 million euros ($181 million) loan to Bosnia to soften the blow to its healthcare and economy from the spread of coronavirus.