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Stories with place: Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Srebrenica survivor brings solace in quest for human bones story has photos
    Updated: Jul-03-15 7:19 am

    SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Day after day, Ramiz Nukic goes into the woods around Srebrenica in search of a tragic quarry: human bones.

  • Russia won't call Srebrenica a genocide but many others do 
    Updated: Jul-01-15 6:31 pm

    UNITED NATIONS - Western nations and Russia may be dueling over whether the U.N. Security Council should call the Srebrenica massacre during the Bosnian war an act of genocide but at Wednesday's General Assembly commemoration of the 20th anniversary of Europe's worst mass killing since World War II there was no doubt.

  • Serbia unveils monument to Gavrilo Princip 
    Updated: Jun-28-15 5:30 pm

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia on Sunday unveiled a monument to Gavrilo Princip, whose assassination of the Austro-Hungarian crown prince in Sarajevo helped ignite World War I and still provokes controversy in the ethnically-divided Balkans.

  • Srebrenica divided as ever as Serbs put up anti-EU posters story has photos
    Updated: Jun-28-15 11:53 am

    SREBRENICA, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Less than two weeks before the Srebrenica massacre's 20th anniversary, Muslims and Eastern Orthodox Serbs in the Bosnian town are as divided as ever.

  • Switzerland to send former Srebrenica commander to Bosnia 
    Updated: Jun-25-15 3:11 pm

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Swiss authorities approved on Thursday the extradition of the wartime Bosnian commander of Srebrenica to his home country rather than to Serbia, on whose war crimes warrant he was arrested two weeks ago.

  • Bosnian court grants compensation to war time rape victim 
    Updated: Jun-24-15 9:07 am

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - A Bosnian court has granted compensation for the first time to a war crimes victim in criminal proceedings in a case against two former Bosnian Serb soldiers who raped a teenage girl during the 1992-95 war.

  • Police in Bosnia and France arrests 15 for human trafficking 
    Updated: Jun-23-15 6:26 am

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Bosnian police say they arrested seven people and their colleagues in France a further eight in a coordinated operation against human-traffickers who forced young women and children from Bosnia to steal for them in France.

  • Prosecutors call new witnesses in Mladic genocide case 
    Updated: Jun-22-15 7:15 am

    THE HAGUE, Netherlands - Prosecutors reopened their case Monday against former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic at the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal to present new evidence gleaned from a mass grave discovered in Bosnia in 2013.

  • Serbian PM: If Bosnia wants, I am ready to go to Srebrenica 
    Updated: Jun-19-15 11:46 am

    BELGRADE, Serbia - Serbia's prime minister, a former extreme nationalist, said Friday he is ready to attend memorial ceremonies next month marking the 20th anniversary of the massacre in Srebrenica where Bosnian Serbs killed nearly 8,000 Muslims during the 1992-95 war.

  • Serbian president cancels Bosnia visit amid dispute 
    Updated: Jun-15-15 11:31 am

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Serbia's president has canceled a scheduled trip to Bosnia amid a diplomatic dispute over the arrest in Switzerland of a former Bosnian Muslim commander on a war crimes warrant from Belgrade.

  • Bale grabs winner, Wales beat Belgium 1-0 in Euro qualifying story has photos
    Updated: Jun-12-15 5:27 pm

    CARDIFF, Wales - Gareth Bale moved Wales closer to a first major tournament since 1958 on Friday, scoring to secure a 1-0 victory over Belgium that lifted the country top of Group B in European Championship qualifying.

  • EU urges Bosnian Serbs to agree to reforms 
    Updated: Jun-10-15 1:02 pm

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - A European Union commissioner is urging Bosnia's Serbs to agree upon reforms that would bring the country closer to membership in the 28-nation bloc.

  • Pope dismisses Madonna 'visions' as shrine decision nears 
    Updated: Jun-09-15 1:13 pm

    VATICAN CITY - Pope Francis gave a hint Tuesday about his take on the reported apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in southern Bosnia, dismissing a reliance on regular visions of the Madonna as mere "novelty-seeking" for the faithful.

  • Pope urges Bosnians to put fratricidal past behind them story has photosstory has video
    Updated: Jun-06-15 2:22 pm

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Pope Francis heard about the horrors of Bosnia's fratricidal war of the 1990s and its slow process of healing Saturday as he visited Sarajevo to urge Muslims, Orthodox and Catholics to put the "barbarity" of the past behind them and work together for a peaceful future.

  • Sarajevo ready for Pope Francis' Bosnia visit story has photos
    Updated: Jun-05-15 1:20 pm

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina - Sarajevo is ready to host tens of thousands of pilgrims heading its way to greet Pope Francis when he visits on Saturday, officials say.