Corruption scandal shakes ruling coalition in Sarajevo

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Former journalist and businessman Fahrudin Radoncic holds a press conference in his office in Sarajevo, Bosnia and Hercegovina, 09 September 2014. Randoncic was heading the 'Union for a Better Future of BiH' party list in the October 2014 legislative elections.

Corruption scandal shakes ruling coalition in Sarajevo


Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina. Fahrudin Radoncic, 58, a Bosnian journalist, editor, politician, and businessman was arrested on Monday. The arrest of the politician calls into question the stability of the governing coalition in Sarajevo, less than a week before Bosnia-Herzegovina submits an official application for EU membership candidate status.

Radoncic was held in police custody for obstruction of justice as the police raided his newspaper, DnevniAvaz, and various other locations. Authorit...


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