Bosnians Trade Accusations Over Blocked Migrants’ Convoy (Balkan Insight)

Minister accuses cantonal police in southwest Bosnia of staging a ‘coup’ after they block a convoy of migrants from reaching the southern town of Mostar.

Bosnia Refuses to Extradite Terror Suspect to Tunisia (Balkan Insight)

The Bosnian court rejected Tunisia’s extradition request for Elvir Sarac, who is wanted on terrorism changes over the killing of an alleged Hamas member.

Bosnian Diplomat Denies Attending US Jerusalem Ceremony (Balkan Insight)

The Bosnian ambassador to Israel denied attending the recent opening ceremony for the new US embassy in Jerusalem after Palestinians in Bosnia called for an investigation.

Romania Buys Israel’s Iron Dome Air Defence System (Balkan Insight)

Romania is set to become the first country to buy Israel’s Iron Dome rocket defence system, after signing a deal on Thursday.

Bosnian Journalist Probing Youngster’s Death Defies Minister’s Lawsuit (Balkan Insight)

Bosnian journalist Slobodan Vaskovic said the threat of a ministerial lawsuit over his reporting on a young man’s suspicious death would not stop him probing the case.

Don’t Abandon Kosovo, Serbian Church Urges Govt (Balkan Insight)

The Serbian Orthodox Church pleaded with the government not to recognise Kosovo’s independence or to agree any exchange of territory with the Pristina authorities

Kosovo Engages Imams to Deradicalize Extremists (Balkan Insight)

Kosovo’s Ministry of Justice and Islamic Community have signed an agreement on engaging imams to help radicalised Muslims who have been arrested or jailed for terrorism

Council of Europe Slates Hungary’s Treatment Of Migrants (Balkan Insight)

The Council of Europe’s Group of Experts on Action against Trafficking in Human Beings, GRETA, has criticized Hungary for its treatment of migrants.

Deadlock Remains Over Elections in Bosnia’s Mostar (Balkan Insight)

After another attempt to resolve the impasse over local elections in Mostar failed, the Bosnian city faces an indefinite wait for a new municipal council.

Serbia Bans Croatian Minister Over Vulin Veto (Balkan Insight)

Serbia has banned the Croatian Defence Minister Damir Krsticevic from entering Serbia in response to Croatia’s decision to bar his Serbian counterpart, Aleksandar Vulin.