Bosnia


Attack on Serbia PM mars Srebrenica massacre anniversary

2015-07-11 21:23

An angry crowd hurling stones and plastic bottles has forced Serbia's premier to flee a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of some 8 000 Muslims in Bosnia.

Bill Clinton to lead US delegation to Srebrenica

2015-07-09 13:25

Former US president Bill Clinton will visit Srebrenica for a commemoration, marking the 20th anniversary of the mass murder of 8 000 Muslim men and boys by Bosnian Serb forces.

Nearly 200 Bosnian children suffer food poisoning

2015-04-28 08:37

Authorities in Bosnia's capital have declared a food poisoning epidemic after nearly 200 preschool children became sick at public day care centres in Sarajevo.

Muslim family carves chair for Pope Francis

2015-03-30 19:08

Salem Hajdarovac didn't sleep for a whole week when he heard his workshop had been granted the honour of carving a special chair that Pope Francis will sit on during his visit to Bosnia.

Blizzard cuts off villages, electricity in Bosnia

2015-03-06 08:29

A blizzard which dumped 2.5m of snow on mountains around Sarajevo has isolated dozens of Bosnian mountain villages and left them without electricity.

Landslide in Bosnia kills 1, leaves dozens homeless

2015-01-05 13:05

Authorities say a landslide has wiped out a group of poor homes in central Bosnia, killing one woman and injuring three other people.

Auto plants show road to Bosnian peace

2014-10-13 09:55

In what was not long ago a bloody war zone over ethnic differences the auto industry has moved into Bosnia-Hercegovina with factories that don't care about an employee's religion or ethnicity.

Bosnian mine accident: 29 rescued, 5 buried

2014-09-05 21:21

Twenty nine miners have been rescued in a Bosnian mine accident but 5 men are still buried in the mine.

Bosnian police detain 16 for involvement in Syria, Iraq

2014-09-03 15:56

Bosnian police detained 16 people on charges of financing terrorist activities, recruiting and fighting on the side of radical groups in Syria and Iraq, authorities say.

Flood-stricken Balkans to get €1.8bn boost

2014-07-17 09:01

A conference of international donors has pledged more than €1.8bn to help Bosnia and Serbia recover from devastating floods in May.

 

Thousands mark 20 years of Srebrenica massacre

2015-07-11 12:10

Tens of thousands of people, coming by buses, cars, motorcycles and on foot, have poured into Srebrenica to mark the 20th anniversary of Europe's worst massacre since the Holocaust.

Russia vetoes UN draft resolution on Srebrenica

2015-07-08 21:03

Russia has vetoed a draft UN resolution recognizing the Srebrenica massacre as genocide, branding the measure confrontational and a setback to reconciliation in the Balkans.

Gunman kills Bosnian cop, wounds two in attack

2015-04-27 20:55

A gunman shouting "Allahu Akbar" (God is greatest) has attacked a police station in the eastern Bosnian town of Zvornik, killing a police officer and wounding two others before he was shot dead.

Van with radioactive substance crashes in Bosnia

2015-03-13 22:16

A van transporting radioactive substance has crashed in Bosnia, but no radiation leakage has been detected.

Rain and snow batter Balkans

2015-02-06 18:10

Floods have killed a woman in Albania and Macedonia sent more troops to a waterlogged central area after fresh rains, while snow closed roads and cut power in Croatia, Bosnia and Slovenia.

Bosnia charges 15 ethnic Serbs

2014-12-13 06:30

Bosnian prosecutors have indicted 15 former ethnic Serb police officers and soldiers for killing more than 150 Muslim civilians at the start of the country's inter-ethnic war in the 1990s.

I was true friend to Muslims, Karadzic tells court

2014-10-01 14:29

A defiant Radovan Karadzic on Wednesday told the Yugoslav war crimes court he was "a true friend" to Bosnia's Muslims, against whom he is accused of committing some of Europe's worst atrocities since World War II.

34 miners trapped after Bosnia quake

2014-09-05 05:47

Thirty-four miners are trapped inside a Bosnian coal mine after an earthquake triggered a gas explosion and caved in two tunnels.

Bosnia hit by fresh flooding

2014-08-08 22:02

Police in Bosnia is searching for two people swept away during the second bout of torrential rainfall since May, when the Balkans were hit by the worst floods in more than a century.

Court: Dutch liable for 300 Srebrenica deaths

2014-07-16 22:40

A court has ordered the Netherlands to compensate the families of more than 300 Bosnian Muslims killed after Dutch troops handed them over to Bosnian Serb forces in 1995.

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