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Bosnia Risks Entering Legal and Institutional Vacuum -Corruption Watchdog

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia ranks as the third worst country in Europe on the Corruption Perception Index (CPI) and is at risk of entering a legal and institutional vacuum which could threaten the survival of the state, Transparency International (TI) warned on Tuesday. The Balkan country is going through its...
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Which countries can I travel to if I’m not vaccinated?

In the wake of the global pandemic, many countries across the world have decided to allow in only foreign nationals who have been fully vaccinated for Covid-19.According to government data, more than 48,000,000 people - around 71.5 per cent of the population - have now received two doses of a vaccine in the UK.However, some Britons have chosen not to accept the vaccine, while many younger children or may not have been offered the jab.While the likes of Spain, the US and Thailand have reopened to vaccinated travellers only, a number of countries have opted to open their borders...
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Felix Auger-Aliassime Makes his Third Consecutive Grand Slam Quarterfinal

Felix Auger-Aliassime made the quarterfinals of the 2022 Australian Open, defeating Marin Cilic 2-6 7-6 6-2 7-6. It was hardly a perfect match by the Canadian, but he once again displayed his ability to problem-solve, which has been absolutely essential in his last few Grand Slam runs. From someone recognized as rather fragile mentally, the 21-year-old has developed into a player that thrives under pressure.

Tsitsipas wins in the end in a five-set epic at the Australian Open

On Monday, fourth seed Stefanos Tsitsipas wins an attritional fourth-round battle with American Taylor Fritz. Coming from a set down double to win 4-6 6-4 4-6 6-3 6-4 and advance to the Australian Open quarterfinals. At just after midnight on Rod Laver Arena, the Greek broke Fritz’s resistance to set...

Tebbutt: Félix rides his serve to victory

It took a while – especially after a barrage of frenetic hitting by Marin Cilic in the first set – but Félix Auger-Aliassime came through to reach the Australian Open quarter-finals on Monday with a 2-6, 7-6(7), 6-2, 7-6(4) victory over the veteran Croat. Cilic, who red-lined...
Hammonton Gazette

Rick Steves’ Europe: Mending bridges in Mostar

The Bosnian city of Mostar lies at a crossroads of cultures: just inland from the Adriatic coast, in the southern part of Bosnia-Herzegovina. Mostar’s inhabitants are a mix of Orthodox Serbs, Catholic Croats, and Muslim Bosniaks who lived in seeming harmony before the Yugoslav Wars of the 1990s, then suffered horribly when warring neighborhoods turned the city into a killing zone. The persistent reminders of the war make my visit emotionally draining, but I’m hopeful that connecting with the people here will also make it rewarding.
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ATP Australian Open: Felix Auger-Aliassime edges Marin Cilic to reach quarters

The young Canadian Felix Auger-Aliassime is through to his third Major quarter-final thanks to a 2-6, 7-6, 6-2, 7-6 victory over a former Australian Open finalist Marin Cilic. Felix toppled Marin after three hours and 35 minutes for his best result at the Australian Open, starting all over after losing the opener and staying calm in both tie breaks to bring the victory home and remain on the title course.

What can you visit in Mostar, Bosnia & Herzegovina?

Mostar is one of the most visited destinations in Bosnia and Herzegovina and many people add it to their Croatia itinerary because of its proximity to the border. In fact, the city is often visited as a day trip from Dubrovnik. Here are some of the highlights of Mostar, that you shouldn't miss during your trip: