World Bulletin / News Desk
The Party of Democratic Action (SDA) has won the local elections in Bosnia-Herzegovina taking 34 municipalities out of 125, according to the unofficial results.
Bosnia-Herzegovina election commission said Monday that a total of 3,144,000 registered citizens voted for 30,000 nominees from 84 parties and 59 political coalitions.
SDA, founded by late Bosniak leader Alija Izetbegovic, won 34 municipalities and among them were big cities such as Novi Grad, Ilica, Zenica, Bihac, Travnik.
Meanwhile, Serbian Democratic Party (SDS), once led by Radovan Karacic, former political leader of Bosnian Serbs and was on trial at the International Court of Justice in the Hague for war crimes, ranked 2nd by winning 27 municipalities.
SNSD, the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats, led by Milorad Dodik, the President of Republic of Serbia, ranked 3rd by winning 15 municipalities. SNSD previously had 41 municipalities.
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A remote Sunni village of roughly 2,000 people, Tfail is surrounded on three sides by Syria, and the primary route to the rest of Lebanon goes through its neighbour.
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