in Eastern Europe, the student uprising in China, wars in Bosnia (Bosnia and Herzegovina) and in the Gulf and the fall of the Soviet Union. In addition to publishing numerous books,he has directed an Emmy-nominated documentary for CNN on the Dalai Lama, and a feature length documentary set in Cuban dance hall, "La Tropical". *Hungary (Eger-Miskolc) *Bosnia and Herzegovina (Sarajevo) *Croatia (Pula) Bosnia and Herzegovina
dino-merlin-for-bosnia-herzegovina He came sixth in the final singing Love in Rewind. Information The Intelligence Branch of the Canadian Forces works in a variety of challenging positions, at home and abroad, meeting the needs of commanders and operational planners of the Canadian Forces at all levels and in all environments, be it on overseas missions like Bosnia and Herzegovina, Haiti, Somalia, Rwanda, East Timor, and Afghanistan, or at home like
reluctantly support national-level institutions. Banking reform accelerated in 2001 as all the communist-era payments bureaus were shut down. The country receives substantial amounts of reconstruction assistance and humanitarian aid from the international community but will have to prepare for an era of declining assistance. Culture thumb 300px Travnik (File:Travnik Panorama 1.JPG) panorama Bosniaks, Serbs, and Croats form the largest ethnic groups in the country. Since the break-up
band Bajaga i Instruktori, formed in 1984 by former Riblja Čorba member Momčilo Bajagić "Bajaga" (Momčilo Bajagić), after releasing their debut, highly successful solo album ''Pozitivna geografija'' in 1983 (originally released as Bajagić's solo album, but, as it featured musicians which would later become members of Bajaga i Instruktori, included in the band's official discography), started releasing successful albums ''Sa druge strane jastuka'' (1985) '' Jahači magle
, Abdulah Sidran, Petar Kočić, Aleksandar Hemon, and Nedžad Ibrišimović. The National Theater was founded 1919 in Sarajevo and its first director was the dramatist Branislav Nušić. Magazines such as ''Novi Plamen'' or ''Sarajevske biljeznice'' are some of the more prominent publications covering cultural and literary themes. Art upright thumb Stećci from Radimlja, near Stolac (File:Bosniangraves bosniska gravar februari 2007 stecak stecci5.jpg) (13th century).
sumnjala''" ("I Didn't Suspect"), "''Tetovaža''" ("Tattoo") and "''Pedeset godina'' ("50 Years"). This album received numerous awards among which was an Album of the Year, The Hits and Album of the Decade, and Top-selling Album. Her songs from the album ''Zmaj'' were translated to Bulgarian, Romanian, Greek, Albanian and Gypsy. In the successor states of Yugoslavia, Radić became initially successful in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Serbia
The Sredinom-album was the top-selling album in Bosnia and Herzegovina and sold in all of the countries that were once part of Yugoslavia.
for impressive holiday tables. During the month of Ramadan, the Bosniak (Muslim) populations bake countless varieties of breads, and the unique and Turkish-inspired varieties are generally more numerous, diverse and dependent on regions and villages than among Christian populations, where special-event recipes are more homogeneous and fewer selections exist. ''Lepinja'' or ''Somun'' (the bread served with Cevapi) is a type of flat bread, probably introduced in some form to Bosnia by the Turks
and Institution Building: Military Personnel Policy Challenges in the Post-Soviet Context journal European Security volume 17 issue 2 page 346 doi 10.1080 09662830802642512 Though Macedonia completed its requirements for membership at the same time as Croatia and Albania, NATO's most recent members, its accession was blocked by Greece pending a resolution of the Macedonia naming dispute.
in the west,
Bjelašnica . The race was won by the brash Bill Johnson (Bill Johnson (skier)) of the U.S. (United States) (whom he called a "nose picker"), an excellent glider who had recently won his first World Cup race on a shortened course at Wengen (Lauberhorn). Johnson had promising training runs and publicly predicted his Olympic victory. The '''coat of arms of Bosnia and Herzegovina''' was adopted in 1998, replacing the previous design that had been in use since 1992 when Bosnia
'''Bosnia and Herzegovina''' ( , ''Encarta'', 2006. Archived 2009-10-31. In the central and eastern interior of the country the geography is mountainous, in the northwest it is moderately hilly, and the northeast is predominantly flatland. The inland is a geographically larger region and has a moderate continental climate, bookended by hot summers and cold and snowy winters. The southern tip of the country has a Mediterranean climate and plain topography.
Bosnia and Herzegovina is a region that traces permanent human settlement back to the Neolithic age, during and after which it was populated by several Illyrian and Celtic (Celts) civilizations. Culturally, politically, and socially, the country has one of the richest histories in the region, having been first settled by the Slavic peoples that populate the area today from the 6th through to the 9th centuries CE. They then established the first independent ban (ban (title))ate in the region, known as the Banate of Bosnia, , p. 120; ''..medieval Bosnia was a country of one people, of the single Bosnian people called the Bošnjani, who belonged to three confessions''. This evolved into the Kingdom of Bosnia in the 14th century, after which it was annexed into the Ottoman Empire, under whose rule it would remain from the mid-15th to the late 19th centuries. The Ottomans brought Islam (Islam in Bosnia and Herzegovina) to the region, and altered much of the cultural and social outlook of the country. This was followed by annexation into the Austro-Hungarian Monarchy (History of Bosnia and Herzegovina (1878–1918)), which lasted up until World War I. In the interwar period, Bosnia was part of the Kingdom of Yugoslavia and after World War II, the country was granted full republic status in the newly formed Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia. Following the dissolution of Yugoslavia, the country proclaimed independence (Breakup of Yugoslavia#Independence of the Republic of Macedonia and Bosnia and Herzegovina) in 1992, which was followed by the Bosnian War, lasting until late 1995.
Today, the country maintains high literacy, life expectancy and education (List of countries by Human Development Index) levels and is one of the most frequently visited countries in the region (Tourism in Bosnia and Herzegovina),
Bosnia and Herzegovina has a bicameral legislature and a three-member Presidency composed of a member of each major ethnic group. However, the central government's power is highly limited, as the country is largely decentralized and comprises two autonomous entities: the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina and Republika Srpska, with a third region, the Brčko District, governed under local government. The Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina is itself complex and consists of 10 federal units – cantons (Cantons of the Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina). The country is a potential candidate for membership to the European Union (Accession of Bosnia and Herzegovina to the European Union) and has been a candidate for North Atlantic Treaty Organisation membership since April 2010, when it received a Membership Action Plan at a summit in Tallinn . Additionally, the country has been a member of the Council of Europe since April 2002 and a founding member of the Mediterranean Union (Union for the Mediterranean) upon its establishment in July 2008.