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Bosnia Serbs vote to keep disputed national holiday

Bosnian Serbs have voted overwhelmingly to keep January 9 as a national holiday in defiance of Bosnia’s highest court.

Bosnian Serbs have voted overwhelmingly to keep January 9 as a national holiday in defiance of Bosnia’s highest court.

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Bosnian Serbs set to defy court ruling with national holiday referendum

Bosnian Serbs will this weekend hold a referendum on a disputed national holiday in their autonomous region – despite it being barred by the top court.

Bosnian Serbs will this weekend hold a referendum on a disputed national holiday in their autonomous region – despite it being barred by the top court.

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Karadzic appeals war crimes conviction

Radovan Karadzic has appealed his conviction for genocide and crimes against humanity.

Radovan Karadzic has appealed his conviction for genocide and crimes against humanity.

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Pokémon Go players warned of triggering landmines

The slogan of the hit Pokémon Go mobile game is ‘you’ve got to catch them all’, but for players in Bosnia, it might be worth adding ‘.

The slogan of the hit Pokémon Go mobile game is ‘you’ve got to catch them all’, but for players in Bosnia, it might be worth adding ‘.

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Srebrenica divided as it awaits Karadzic verdict

Some are angry, some are sad and some are simply indifferent. What difference, if any, will a verdict make for Srebrenica?

Some are angry, some are sad and some are simply indifferent. What difference, if any, will a verdict make for Srebrenica?

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Bosnia formally applies for European Union membership

Although talks have been ongoing since 2003, former Yugoslav Republic of Bosnia formally applied for EU membership this Monday.

Although talks have been ongoing since 2003, former Yugoslav Republic of Bosnia formally applied for EU membership this Monday.

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Jailed Bosnian Serb General Zdravko Tolimir dies in detention

Bosnian Serb General Zdravko Tolimir, serving a life sentence for genocide during the Balkan wars of the 1990s, has died in detention in the Hague

Bosnian Serb General Zdravko Tolimir, serving a life sentence for genocide during the Balkan wars of the 1990s, has died in detention in the Hague

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Bosnia's Muslims protest against ban on religious symbols in courts

Bosnian Muslims have marched in Sarajevo to protest against a Supreme Court ruling that bans the ostentatious wearing of all religious insignia

Bosnian Muslims have marched in Sarajevo to protest against a Supreme Court ruling that bans the ostentatious wearing of all religious insignia

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Bosnian police arrest 11 with Islamic State links

Police in Bosnia have detained 11 people suspected of links to the self-titled Islamic State group and militants fighting in Syria and Iraq

Police in Bosnia have detained 11 people suspected of links to the self-titled Islamic State group and militants fighting in Syria and Iraq

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20th anniversary of Dayton peace accord that ended Bosnian war

A metal capsule containing over 20-thousand wishes has been stored away in a Sarajevo museum – to mark the 20th anniversary of the peace deal that

A metal capsule containing over 20-thousand wishes has been stored away in a Sarajevo museum – to mark the 20th anniversary of the peace deal that

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Serbia announces five million aid package for Srebrenica

Serbia is to donate five million euros to help rejuvenate the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica in a bid to atone for war atrocities. Some 8,000

Serbia is to donate five million euros to help rejuvenate the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica in a bid to atone for war atrocities. Some 8,000

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Historic talks between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia

Sarajevo has set the scene of historic talks between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, 20 years after the end of the Bosnian War. The first ever

Sarajevo has set the scene of historic talks between Bosnia and Herzegovina and Serbia, 20 years after the end of the Bosnian War. The first ever

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Deadly mine accident in Bosnia

Four miners died and two were injured when a platform holding up the roof caved in on them at a mine in central Bosnia. Tuesday’s accident occurred

Four miners died and two were injured when a platform holding up the roof caved in on them at a mine in central Bosnia. Tuesday’s accident occurred

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Paredes wins Cliff Diving World Series event in Bosnia-Herzegovina

Britain’s Gary Hunt had a rare off day when he failed to take home a medal at the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series event in Mostar in Bosnia

Britain’s Gary Hunt had a rare off day when he failed to take home a medal at the Red Bull Cliff Diving World Series event in Mostar in Bosnia

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Man City's Dzeko moves to Roma in loan deal

Edin Dzeko has joined Serie A side Roma on a season-long loan from Manchester City. Only last summer the 29-year-old Bosnia-Hercegovina international

Edin Dzeko has joined Serie A side Roma on a season-long loan from Manchester City. Only last summer the 29-year-old Bosnia-Hercegovina international

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Serbian PM Vucic forced to flee Srebrenica commemoration

As tens of thousands gathered near Srebrenica in Bosnia on Saturday to mark 20 years since the massacre that saw 8,000 Muslim men and boys slain by

As tens of thousands gathered near Srebrenica in Bosnia on Saturday to mark 20 years since the massacre that saw 8,000 Muslim men and boys slain by

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Srebrenica: Bosnia marks 20 year massacre anniversary

A cemetery near Srebrenica in Bosnia was the focal point on Saturday of ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of Europe’s worst atrocity since

A cemetery near Srebrenica in Bosnia was the focal point on Saturday of ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of Europe’s worst atrocity since

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Nowhere to call home in Bosnia: The bitter legacy of the Balkan wars

Twenty years after the Srebrenica massacre, some 100,000 Bosnians are still refugees in their own country. In Jezevac, 70 families live in a small

Twenty years after the Srebrenica massacre, some 100,000 Bosnians are still refugees in their own country. In Jezevac, 70 families live in a small

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Bosnia remembers mass killings in Srebrenica

Crowds have gathered in the village of Potocari to remember the thousands of Muslim men and boys who were killed in the bloody climax to a

Crowds have gathered in the village of Potocari to remember the thousands of Muslim men and boys who were killed in the bloody climax to a