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Bosnia moves to challenge ruling clearing Serbia of genocide

Bosnia has formally lodged its request at The Hague for a review of a UN court ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide in the 1990s.

Bosnia has formally lodged its request at The Hague for a review of a UN court ruling that cleared Serbia of genocide in the 1990s.

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Bosnian women mark World Hijab Day

Muslim women in towns across Bosnia have been encouraging women of all faiths to don a headscarf.

Muslim women in towns across Bosnia have been encouraging women of all faiths to don a headscarf.

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Bosnian Serb 'national holiday' rally sparks row

Bosnian Serb leaders have been celebrating their autonomous republic’s national holiday despite a Constitutional Court ban.

Bosnian Serb leaders have been celebrating their autonomous republic’s national holiday despite a Constitutional Court ban.

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Polar conditions in Bosnian capital Sarajevo

Extreme cold weather continued in Sarajevo on Sunday, with temperatures plunging to -22 degrees Celsius (-7.

Extreme cold weather continued in Sarajevo on Sunday, with temperatures plunging to -22 degrees Celsius (-7.

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Mladic must face life in jail, war crimes prosecutors argue

Ratko Mladic should be jailed for life, prosecutors told a UN court on Wednesday, as the Bosnian Serb general’s war crimes trial draws to a close in the Hague.

Ratko Mladic should be jailed for life, prosecutors told a UN court on Wednesday, as the Bosnian Serb general’s war crimes trial draws to a close in the Hague.

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Rijad Tikvesa: the high cost of coal

Rijad Tikvesa is the President of Sarajevo based environmental NGO Ekotim, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Rijad Tikvesa is the President of Sarajevo based environmental NGO Ekotim, in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

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Bosnia and Herzegovina: dying for coal

On all Saints day, people had come from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and even from abroad, to honour their loved ones at the cemetary of the Divkovici village, in Bosian and…

On all Saints day, people had come from all parts of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and even from abroad, to honour their loved ones at the cemetary of the Divkovici village, in Bosian and…

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Serb nationalist is elected Srebrenica mayor

Bosnian Serb Mladen Grujicic has been elected mayor of Srebrenica where thousands of Muslims were killed by Bosnian Serbs during the 1990s.

Bosnian Serb Mladen Grujicic has been elected mayor of Srebrenica where thousands of Muslims were killed by Bosnian Serbs during the 1990s.

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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