Archive for the ‘Eurasia Press’ Category

Bosnia Diminishes UNSC Presidency by Sending Low-Ranking Official to Chair Topic Session

Thursday, January 6, 2011 Comments Off

The decision of the tripartite Presidency of Bosnia-Herzegovina to have its UN ambassador chair an upcoming topic session of the UN Security Council is perhaps inappropriate, but not unexpected. Traditionally, these topic sessions are led by a country’s foreign minister (or an official of a similar ranking), and the Bosnian Presidency’s decision to have its […]

This was posted under category: Anes Alic, Balkan Press, Bosnia Hertegovina, Eurasia Press, Special Reporters

Bosniaks in Republika Srpska Veto New Cabinet for Lack of Proper Representation

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Comments Off

The Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) parliamentary group in the Council of Peoples of the Serb-dominated entity of Republika Srpska has raised a question about the protection of their vital national interest in the formation of the entity’s new cabinet. The Bosniak parliamentary group has vetoed a decision to appoint the new RS government of Prime Minister […]

This was posted under category: Anes Alic, Balkan Press, Bosnia Hertegovina, Eurasia Press, Special Reporters

Bosnians to be Hit Hard by Response to Financial Crisis as Price Rises and Tax Hikes Eat Away at Meager Salaries

Wednesday, January 5, 2011 Comments Off

Bosnian officials are keen to impress upon the public that the financial crisis is in receding; however, statistics tell a different story for 2011 – a new year that is likely to be a more financially trying one for the citizens of Bosnia-Herzegovina. As of first day of the year, food and utilities prices rose […]

This was posted under category: Anes Alic, Balkan Press, Bosnia Hertegovina, Eurasia Press, Special Reporters

Dodik Threatens to Sue Ashdown in Another Political Opportunity Trick Meant for the Stage (Members Only)

Tuesday, January 4, 2011 Comments Off

Milorad Dodik, president of Bosnia’s Serb-dominated entity Republika Srpska, has announced that he will begin legal proceedings against former High Representative to Bosnia, British diplomat Paddy Ashdown. According to the outspoken Dodik, who enjoys the spotlight, Ashdown will be sued before the UK court by early February for his “arrogant behavior and violations of the […]

This was posted under category: Anes Alic, Balkan Press, Bosnia Hertegovina, Eurasia Press, Serbia, Special Reporters

Bosnia’s Post-Election Future Bleaker Than Ever

Monday, December 6, 2010 Comments Off

Bosnia’s multi-ethnic moderate party was the big winner in October elections, but the lack of viable coalition partners has left the playing field open once again to ethno-nationalist parties who are bent on maintaining politically opportunistic instability. By Anes Alic for ISN Insights. Three ethno-nationalist parties and one moderate, multi-ethnic party are likely to form […]

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Terrorist organizations are adaptable and flexible

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 Comments Off

Charles S. Faddis, expert on international terrorism: “Terrorist organizations are adaptable and flexible” Interview conducted by Ioannis Micheletos, WSN Editor South East Europe, Coordinator of Southeastern European Office The continuous assymetrical warfare against international terrorism seems to be far from over, and it spans through the entire globe with terror incidents happening almost on a […]

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An outlook of radical Islamism in Bosnia

Wednesday, November 3, 2010 Comments Off

Information available to experts on international terrorism indicate that Bosnia Herzegovina is presently one of the epicentres of extremist Islamic circles in Europe, as it represents a hub for potential Islamic terrorists – the so called “white” or “European” Al-Qaeda . Money from Islamic countries that is laundered through “humanitarian” organizations finances the religious education […]

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Jean Charles Brisard: “At the strategic level, little has been achieved”

Thursday, October 7, 2010 Comments Off

written by: Ioannis Michaletos, 06-Oct-10 – Interview with Jean Charles Brisard to Ioannis Michaletos – - Since the attacks on the twin towers almost a decade ago, there was intense effort by international authorities to curb the flow of funds directed towards terrorist organizations. Do you assess that we can call the results positive so […]

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Balkan based organized crime activities gaining ground

Thursday, September 9, 2010 Comments Off

The United Nations International Narcotics Control Board released its annual report 2010 detailing the global trends In respect to the main heroin problem in Europe, it was depicted that, almost all European heroin originates in Afghanistan, mostly smuggled in through Turkey and the Balkans or via Central Asia and Russia. According to the report, the […]

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October Poll Crucial for Bosnia’s EU Future

Thursday, September 9, 2010 Comments Off

As far as the international community is concerned, the outcome of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s 3 October general elections will determine whether the country moves forward along its EU path or remains stuck in political deadlock and ethnic animosity, Anes Alic writes for ISN Security Watch. Bosnia is, in all aspects, lagging behind every other country in the […]

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“There’s definitely serious turbulence ahead as always in times of transition”

Friday, August 20, 2010 Comments Off

Written by: Ioannis Michaletos, 18-Aug-10 |  Source: worldsecuritynetwork.com – Interview with Iason Athanasiadis on the Middle East affairs conducted by Ioannis Michaletos — Iason Athanasiadis comments to Ioannis Michaletos on the current aspects of the Middle Eastern affairs and the trends shaping the region between the Eastern Mediterranean and the Hindu River, the most crucial geopolitical […]

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Upitno ukidanje viza

Monday, August 16, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Vijeće ministara BiH do kraja avgusta mora usvojiti pravilnik o unutrašnjoj organizaciji Direkcije za koordinaciju policije BiH ukoliko ne želi da Evropska komisija odgodi primjenu odluke o ukidanju viza za bh. građane. Visoki predstavnik međunarodne zajednice za BiH Valentin Incko, otpravnik poslova Delegacije EU u BiH Boris Jaročević i šef EUPM Štefan File jučer […]

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Sa OHR-om nemoguće u Evropu

Monday, August 16, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Evropska unija neće razmatrati aplikaciju BiH za članstvo dok ne bude okončan proces tranzicije Ureda visokog predstavnika (OHR) u ured specijalnog predstavnika EU iako je Sven Alkalaj, šef bh. diplomatije, najavio podnošenje ovog zahtjeva do kraja godine. Nevenka Savić, direktorica Direkcije za evropske integracije, kaže da BiH formalno-pravno ispunjava uslove za podnošenje aplikacije, ali […]

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Nikoli Špiriću prijete smrću

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Nikola Špirić, predsjedavajući Vijeća ministara BiH, primio je anonimnu prijetnju smrću, saopšteno je iz njegovog kabineta. U pismu koje je stiglo u Špirićev ured, a koje je, navodno, upućeno iz Mostara, Špiriću prijete smrću jer “radi protiv Bosne i bosanskog naroda”. Pismo obiluje porukama uvredljivog sadržaja, psovkama, prijetnjama i nacionalnom netrpeljivošću. 

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Proces usporili tajni podaci

Wednesday, August 11, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Proces pridruživanja Bosne i Hercegovine NATO savezu mogao bi biti dodatno usporen jer bh. vlasti nisu usvojile neophodna zakonska rješenja u vezi s pristupom tajnim podacima. Selmo Cikotić, ministar odbrane BiH, kaže da se trenutno primjenjuju prelazna rješenja, ali da NATO insistira na usvajanju zakonskih izmjena.

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Za ministre i direktore kazne do 3.000 KM

Tuesday, August 10, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Ministri sigurnosti i odbrane, te direktori obavještajne i sigurnosnih agencija za uskraćivanje informacija bh. parlamentu plaćat će kazne od 500 do 3.000 KM, ukoliko parlamentarci podrže zakon o parlamentarnom nadzoru nad odbrambenim, sigurnosnim i obavještajnim sektorom. Kako je predviđeno prijedlogom zakona, uposlenici u ovim institucijama za neodazivanje pozivu za svjedočenje pred parlamentarnim komisijama bit […]

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Bez podrške zabrani vehabijskog pokreta

Monday, July 26, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Izmjene Krivičnog zakona BiH, kojim se zabranjuje vehabijski pokret, na predstojećoj sjednici Predstavničkog doma Parlamentarne skupštine BiH neće dobiti podršku SDA i Stranke za BiH, zbog čega je njihovo usvajanje neizvjesno. Poslanici SNSD-a predložili su da se hitno usvoje izmjene Krivičnog zakona kojim će se zabraniti vehabijski, odnosno selefijski pokret u BiH. SDA i […]

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Hrvatska neće blokirati BiH na putu ka EU

Monday, July 26, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Hrvatska, kao buduća članica Evropske unije, neće blokirati pristupne pregovore BiH zbog otvorenih pitanja između dvije zemlje. Neven Mimica, potpredsjednik Sabora Hrvatske i predsjednik saborskog odbora za evropske integracije, izjavio je u petak u Sarajevu da će njegova zemlja beneficije evropskih integracija u potpunosti osjetiti tek ulaskom svih zemalja regiona u EU. “Hrvatska bi […]

This was posted under category: Balkan Press, Bosnia Hertegovina, Eurasia Press, Mirza Čubro, Special Reporters

BiH izgubila tri miliona KM

Friday, July 23, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Evropska komisija otkazala je tri miliona KM vrijedne projekte jer vlasti BiH nisu ispunile uslove za njihovu realizaciju. EU je povukla milion eura odobrenih za ustavnu reformu te još pola miliona eura rezerviranih za pregled socijalnog sektora. Zora Stanić iz Delegacije Evropske unije u BiH upozorila je u četvrtak da postoji još nekoliko odobrenih […]

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Katar najavio ulaganja

Thursday, July 22, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO BiH i Katar imaju odlične političke odnose koje ne prati jednako dobra ekonomska saradnja, ocijenili su u srijedu članovi Predsjedništva BiH i emir države Katar šeik Hamad bin Khalif Al-Thani, koji je boravio u jednodnevnoj posjeti BiH. Delegacije dvije države zaključile su da je potrebno unapređenje ekonomske saradnje, pogotovo u oblasti turizma, energetskog sektora, […]

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Podrška cjelovitosti BiH

Thursday, July 22, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Srbija podržava cjelovitost BiH i podržat će svaku promjenu unutrašnjeg ustrojstva koja će biti utemeljena na dogovoru njena tri konstitutivna naroda, poručio je u srijedu u Sarajevu predsjednik srbijanske vlade Mirko Cvetković. Premijer Srbije i predsjedavajući Vijeća ministara BiH Nikola Špirić zaključili su tokom sastanka da između dvije zemlje postoji niz otvorenih pitanja, ali […]

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Global terrorism trends and challenges

Thursday, July 22, 2010 Comments Off

- Interview with Frederik P. Hitz conducted by Ioannis Michaletos,WSN Executive South East Europe, Coordinator South Eastern Office – Ioannis Michaletos: The current globalized era has revealed a multitude of perils regarding international security. Do you assess that international terrorism has become an even greater danger, and the efforts so far are not enough to […]

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Neprihvatljiv prijedlog ministra bezbjednosti

Wednesday, July 21, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Mijo Krešić, zamjenik ministra sigurnosti BiH, protivi se ideji ministra Sadika Ahmetovića da se policijska ovlaštenja daju Obavještajno-sigurnosnoj agenciji (OSA). “Treba da uradimo kvalitetnu analizu stanja u cijelom sigurnosnom sektoru i na osnovu te prosudbe da napravimo najbolja rješenja, a ne da predlažemo slučaj-rješenja. OSA nije u nadležnosti Ministarstva sigurnosti BiH, nego Vijeća ministara […]

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Marko Boškić osuđen na 10 godina zatvora

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Sud BiH osudio je u ponedjeljak Marka Boškića, pripadnika nekadašnjeg Desetog diverzantskog odreda Vojske RS, na deset godina zatvora zbog ratnih zločina počinjenih 1995. godine u Srebrenici. Boškić je sklopio sporazum s Tužilaštvom BiH o priznanju krivnje koji je Sud prihvatio te ga osudio na jedinstvenu zatvrsku kaznu od deset godina zbog zločina protiv […]

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Naoružavanje obavještajaca

Tuesday, July 20, 2010 Comments Off

Obavještajna agencija BiH sebi ponovo pokušava priskrbiti policijske ovlasti. Uznemirenost javnosti nakon terorističkog napada u Bugojnu i glasne zahtjeve za oštar odgovor države na terorističke napade pokušali su iskoristiti da na mala vrata proguraju izmjene Zakona o OSA, kojim bi im se dale policijske ovlasti. Preko Kabineta ministra sigurnosti BiH među mjere koje bi trebalo […]

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Jedino Šiling ima nekretninu u BiH

Monday, July 19, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Kristijan Švarc-Šiling jedini je bivši visoki predstavnik međunarodne zajednice u BiH koji u našoj zemlji još ima svoju nepokretnu imovinu. Šiling je po okončanju mandata u BiH kupio stan koji mu je služio kao rezidencija. Njegov prethodnik Pedi Ešdaun tokom mandata u našoj zemlji bio je kupio vikendicu, koju je po odlasku iz BiH […]

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Sofismele de după Decretul Ghimpu

Monday, July 19, 2010 Comments Off

„Datoria imperativă nu se confundă cu o eliberare politică, ci cu eliberarea spiritului, cu dezrobirea de sub minciuna impusă” (Aleksandr Soljeniţîn) Inevitabilul s-a produs. Decretul Ghimpu a răscolit minţile, spiritele şi laşităţile multora. Reacţiile enervate şi criticile iritate au culminat cu o decizie „istorică” a Curţii Constituţionale (CC), din 12 iulie, care a lovit cu […]

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Utvrdiće jesu li policajci štitili Harisa Čauševića

Friday, July 16, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Policijski komesar Srednjobosanskog kantona naredio je istragu o odgovornosti policije u Bugojnu za propuste koji su mogli dovesti do terorističkog napada na policijsku stanicu u ovom gradu. U okviru istrage biće provjereno i da li je Haris Čaušević, zvani Oks, jedan od osumnjičenih za ovaj napad izvršen 27. juna, uživao zaštitu svojih rođaka uposlenih […]

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Špirić: Islamski kapital u BiH podržava terorizam

Friday, July 16, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Predsjedavajući Vijeća ministara BiH Nikola Špirić izjavio je u četvrtak da kapital iz islamskih banaka investiran u našu zemlju ne služi razvoju nego pomaže razvoju radikalnog islama, koji je povezan s terorizmom. Špirić smatra i da u BiH ne postoji politička volja za borbu protiv terorizma. “Problem terorizma nećemo riješiti ako ga guramo pod […]

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Police Targeted in Bugojno Terror Attack

Friday, July 16, 2010 Comments Off

The investigation into a recent bombing in the central Bosnian city of Bugojno turns up evidence that the perpetrators are linked to a radical Muslim network apparently seeking retaliation for the arrest of its leader, Anes Alic writes for ISN Security Watch. A bomb exploded on 27 June at a police station in Bugojno, some […]

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Potrebna bolja ekonomska saradnja BiH i Makedonije

Friday, July 16, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Bosna i Hercegovina i Makedonija nemaju niti jedno otvoreno pitanje, ali odlične političke odnose ne prati odlična ekonomska saradnja. Zaključili su to u četvrtak u Sarajevu predsjedavajući Vijeća ministara BiH Nikola Špirić i predsjednik Vlade Makedonije Nikola Gruevski. Dogovorili su zato ubrzano zaključivanje usaglašenih i pripremu novih međudržavnih sporazuma kako bi bile uklonjene barijere […]

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OBA tvrdi da dijelovi IZ pomažu širenje vehabizma

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Dijelovi Islamske zajednice BiH pomažu razvoj i širenje radikalnog islamskog pokreta – vehabizma u našoj zemlji, navedeno je u informaciji Obavještajno-sigurnosne agencije (OSA) BiH sačinjenoj nakon nedavnog terorističkog napada u Bugojnu. Slobodan Šaraba, zamjenik predsjedvajućeg Komisije bh. parlamenta za odbranu i sigurnost koja je u ponedjeljak razmatrala izvještaje sigurnosnih agencija o ovom napadu izvršenom […]

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Nude im odštetu ako dokažu zloupotrebe

Tuesday, July 13, 2010 Comments Off

SARAJEVO Općina Novi grad Sarajevo isplatit će naknadu za izuzeto zemljište Ilinki Stjepić ukoliko u krivičnom postupku bude utvrđeno da joj je imovina u sarajevskom naselju Dobrinja izuzeta na osnovu falsificiranog potpisa. Ilinkin sin Mišo Živković izjavio je ranije da je općina imovinu njegove majke u Dobrinji izuzela bez naknade i to na osnovu falsificirane […]

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Naknade

Friday, July 9, 2010 Comments Off

Parlamenti modernih demokracija rijetko formiraju istražne komisije i razlozi za njihovo osnivanje su iznimno ozbiljni. Često pred tim komisijama iskaze daju šefovi država i vlada, ministri, visoki vojni, sigurnosni i policijski dužnosnici upleteni u neku aferu ili ih se smatra odgovornim za propuste koji su doveli do afera i štete po državu. Izrečeno pred tim […]

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Biće protjerani svi koji ugrožavaju bezbjednost

Friday, July 9, 2010 Comments Off

Alžirac Nurudin Gaci, nedavno pritvoren zbog sumnje u povezanost s terorističkim napadom u Bugojnu, bit će deportiran iz BiH bez obzira hoće li ga državno tužilaštvo optužiti za sudjelovanje u ovom napadu, kaže Dragan Mektić, direktor Službe za poslove sa strancima BiH. On ističe da je Gaci jedan od nekoliko desetina osoba s liste osoba […]

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