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A photo taken on October 13, 2016, shows ground crew preparing a Serbian Air Force Mig 21 fighter jet for a flight at the military airport Batajnica, near Belgrade.(AFP)

MiG-21 military jet crashes near Serbia’s border with Bosnia

Belgrade, Serbia | By Associated Press | Posted by Arpan Rai
PUBLISHED ON SEP 25, 2020 08:21 PM IST
The ministry said the MiG-21 plane was on a “regular” flying mission when it crashed around 9 a.m. (0700GMT) near the village of Brasina.
Mirza Begovic teaches a class at an elementary school in an open-air classroom.(REUTERS)
Mirza Begovic teaches a class at an elementary school in an open-air classroom.(REUTERS)

Teachers in Bosnian village build open-air classroom to teach children safely

KACUNI, Bosnia | By Reuters | Posted by: Srimoyee Chowdhury
PUBLISHED ON SEP 08, 2020 07:41 PM IST
The idea of an open-air classroom had been in teachers’ minds for a while, but the COVID-19 pandemic accelerated their project.
Bosnia Herzegovina’s Edin Dzeko, left, scores during the UEFA Nations League football match between Italy and Bosnia Herzegovina(AP Photo)
Bosnia Herzegovina’s Edin Dzeko, left, scores during the UEFA Nations League football match between Italy and Bosnia Herzegovina(AP Photo)

UEFA Nations League: Italy’s winning streak ends at 11 after draw with Bosnia

Rome | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON SEP 05, 2020 11:01 AM IST
Edin Dzeko’s goal helped Bosnia-Herzegovina hold Italy to a 1-1 draw in the UEFA Nations League, ending the Azzurri’s record winning streak at 11.
Artist Aida Sehovic (centre) helps install her collection of some 8,000 traditional ceramic cups filled with Bosnian coffee at the Potocari-Srebrenica Memorial Centre for victims of the 1995 massacre of Muslim men and boys by Serb forces, in eastern Bosnia, July 10, 2020.(REUTERS)
Artist Aida Sehovic (centre) helps install her collection of some 8,000 traditional ceramic cups filled with Bosnian coffee at the Potocari-Srebrenica Memorial Centre for victims of the 1995 massacre of Muslim men and boys by Serb forces, in eastern Bosnia, July 10, 2020.(REUTERS)

Travelling coffee-cup memorial for Srebrenica’s dead comes home

Srebenica, Bosnia | By Reuters | Posted by Saumya Sharma
UPDATED ON JUL 14, 2020 07:07 PM IST
The porcelain cups are part of a Where Have You Been exhibit that a Bosnian-born American artist created in 2006 and displayed in different countries every year before bringing them back to the site of Europe’s worst atrocity since World War Two.
Bosnia is now the third country in the Balkans region to which the coronavirus has spread.(AP (Image for representation purpose))
Bosnia is now the third country in the Balkans region to which the coronavirus has spread.(AP (Image for representation purpose))

Bosnia reports first two cases of coronavirus

Sarajevo | By Agence France-Presse
PUBLISHED ON MAR 05, 2020 03:45 PM IST
“It is a middle-aged man who worked in Italy from where he returned in late February,” Alen Seranic, the health minister of Bosnia’s Serb-run half, told reporters.
Officials in Bosnia are expressing outrage over remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron in which he described the country as a “ticking time-bomb”(REUTERS)
Officials in Bosnia are expressing outrage over remarks by French President Emmanuel Macron in which he described the country as a “ticking time-bomb”(REUTERS)

Bosnia outraged after Emmanuel Macron calls it a ‘ticking time-bomb’

Sarajevo (Bosnia) | By Associated Press
UPDATED ON NOV 08, 2019 06:36 AM IST
Macron made the comments when asked about his successful bid in October to block Albania and North Macedonia from starting European Union membership talks
Austrian writer Peter Handke received 2019 Nobel Literature Prize on October 10.(AP Photo)
Austrian writer Peter Handke received 2019 Nobel Literature Prize on October 10.(AP Photo)

Shameful, disgraceful choice: Outrage over Peter Handke’s Nobel literature win

Belgrade | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 11, 2019 01:00 PM IST
The Muslim member of Bosnia’s joint presidency Sefik Dzaferovic labelled the decision to award Peter Handke with Nobel literature prize as scandalous and shameful.
The parade in the capital Sarajevo ended peacefully despite fears of violence prompted by aggressive hate speech online in a country where anti-gay sentiment can often be heard in public.(Unsplash)
The parade in the capital Sarajevo ended peacefully despite fears of violence prompted by aggressive hate speech online in a country where anti-gay sentiment can often be heard in public.(Unsplash)

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection

SARAJEVO | By Reuters
UPDATED ON SEP 10, 2019 03:44 PM IST
The parade in the capital Sarajevo ended peacefully despite fears of violence prompted by aggressive hate speech online in a country where anti-gay sentiment can often be heard in public.
Pramod Mittal, majority owner of Bulgaria's largest steelmaker Kremikovtzi.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)
Pramod Mittal, majority owner of Bulgaria's largest steelmaker Kremikovtzi.(REUTERS FILE PHOTO)

Indian industrialist Pramod Mittal held in Bosnia

Sarajevo | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON JUL 24, 2019 09:25 AM IST
The case is related to the running of a coking plant in the northeastern town of Lukavac, which Pramod Mittal has co-managed since 2003. It has a 1,000 employees.
File image of Spain coach Luis Enrique.(AFP)
File image of Spain coach Luis Enrique.(AFP)

Spain beat Bosnia after Nations League heartache

Las Palmas | By AFP
UPDATED ON NOV 19, 2018 09:37 AM IST
Luis Enrique’s side needed 21-year-old debutant Brais Mendez, on as a substitute, to score the only goal of a scrappy game at Estadio Gran Canaria, in which neither side would have been unfairly represented by a stalemate.
Nick Kyrgios is currently ranked 37th in the world.(AFP)
Nick Kyrgios is currently ranked 37th in the world.(AFP)

Nick Kyrgios calls time on season due to elbow injury

Moscow | By Agence France-Presse
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2018 11:34 PM IST
Nick Kyrgios who had been playing on a wild card in Russia, said he was heading home to prepare for the 2019 campaign.
Bosnia and Herzegovina's captain Edin Dzeko thanks the fans for the support after the game against Northern Ireland.(AFP)
Bosnia and Herzegovina's captain Edin Dzeko thanks the fans for the support after the game against Northern Ireland.(AFP)

Dzeko fires Bosnia as Northern Ireland crash again

Sarajevo | By AFP
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2018 10:04 AM IST
Dzeko tormented the Northern Ireland defence with a predatory display in Sarajevo. The 32-year-old struck in the first half and wrapped up the points after the interval.
Croatian Football team group before their semi-final match against England.(REUTERS)
Croatian Football team group before their semi-final match against England.(REUTERS)

Croatia’s World Cup success is no fluke

Bloomberg | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 13, 2018 08:19 PM IST
In Croatia, football is more than a game. It’s fed a war, the nation-building that followed — and the post-victory comedown, which, perversely, may have led to its squad’s stunning achievement.
Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov reacts after winning a point against Bosnia and Herzegovina's Damir Dzumhur during their first round men's singles match at the ATP Queen's Club Championships.(AFP)
Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov reacts after winning a point against Bosnia and Herzegovina's Damir Dzumhur during their first round men's singles match at the ATP Queen's Club Championships.(AFP)

Grigor Dimitrov sets up Novak Djokovic clash at Queen’s Club Championships

London | By Reuters
UPDATED ON JUN 19, 2018 09:03 PM IST
Grigor Dimitrov was edged out in a second-set tiebreak by Damir Dzumhur but eventually prevailed 6-3 6-7(4) 6-3.
Nigeria managed to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup knock-out stages with four points.(AFP)
Nigeria managed to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup knock-out stages with four points.(AFP)

Are 4 points enough to qualify from a FIFA World Cup group stage?

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shijith P Kunhitty
UPDATED ON JUN 14, 2018 05:17 PM IST
The traditional thinking is that four points are enough for a team to qualify for the knock-out stages of the FIFA World Cup, but stats show that since 1994 it hasn’t always been the case.
Captain Luka Modric will be the key to Croatia’s fortunes at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.(Action Images via Reuters)
Captain Luka Modric will be the key to Croatia’s fortunes at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.(Action Images via Reuters)

FIFA World Cup 2018 team profile: Croatia look to turn potential to glory

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Shayne Dias
UPDATED ON JUN 08, 2018 11:21 PM IST
Croatia have produced some top quality players in recent years, yet the national team has always struggled to use those talented players in international tournaments. This is something they will look to change at the FIFA World Cup 2018.
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