Bosnia


Bosnia pizzeria owner switches to free meals for migrants

2018-06-14 05:21

A restaurant owner from Bosnia has closed his pizzeria to regular diners and is now serving only free meals to migrants passing through the Balkan nation while trying to reach Western Europe.

Praljak died from potassium cyanide

2017-12-01 22:46

Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak probably died from heart failure after swallowing potassium cyanide, Dutch prosecutors said late Friday.

Bosnian Serbs mark divisive 'national holiday'

2017-01-09 21:06

Serbs in Bosnia have celebrated a deeply divisive holiday, a date tied to the fragile nation's brutal 1990s war and a sensitive issue for Muslims.

Bosnia arrests international human trafficking suspects

2016-11-04 20:10

Bosnian authorities say they detained several people in a coordinated police operation that took place simultaneously in four countries, aimed at cracking down on organised crime, human trafficking, money laundering and prostitution.

Bosnians honour Srebrenica victims

2016-07-09 21:09

Thousands of Bosnians have prayed as a truck bearing 127 coffins passed through the capital on its way to Srebrenica for reburial.

Police: Gunman kills 2 Bosnian soldiers; injures 3 civilians

2015-11-19 08:17

A gunman has killed 2 Bosnian soldiers and injured three civilians on Wednesday after he opened fire with an automatic rifle against a betting shop and a public bus driving by.

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.

 
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WATCH: Bosnian war criminal dies after drinking 'poison' in UN court

A Bosnian Croat war criminal died on Wednesday after apparently drinking poison in dramatic courtroom scenes after UN judges upheld his 20-year jail term, Croatian media said, throwing the tribunal into chaos during its final judgment.

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6 Bosnian Croats appeal UN war crimes convictions

2017-03-20 18:58

Former Bosnian Croat wartime leader Jadranko Prlic has appealed against his conviction for the murder of Muslims during the 1990s Bosnian war.

UN prosecutors demand life sentence for Mladic

2016-12-07 18:50

International Criminal Tribunal prosecutors have demanded a life sentence for General Ratko Mladic, telling judges they should convict and imprison the former Bosnian Serb military chief .

Serbia, Bosnian Serbs hold joint anti-terrorism drill

2016-08-28 18:12

Police from Serbia and the Serb mini-state in Bosnia have held a joint anti-terrorism drill that could add to simmering tensions in the Balkans stemming from the 1990s war.

Head of the CIA unexpectedly arrives in Bosnia

2016-04-22 12:34

The Director of the CIA, John Brennan arrives in Bosnia to meet with anti-terrorism structures

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.

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