Bosnian War

Backdropped by the Byzantine-era Hagia Sophia, demonstrators chant slogans against the mosque attacks in New Zealand during a protest in Istanbul, Saturday, March 16, 2019. World leaders expressed condolences and condemnation following the deadly attacks on mosques in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, while Muslim leaders said the mass shooting was evidence of a rising tide of violent anti-Islam sentiment.(AP Photo/Lefteris Pitarakis)
March 16, 2019 - 5:32 pm
BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 50 people dead in New Zealand had traveled to the Balkans in the past three years, where he toured historic sites and apparently studied battles between Christians and the Ottoman empire. Authorities...
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Members of Russian motorcycle club "Night Wolves" march during a parade marking the 27th anniversary of the Republic of Srpska in the Bosnian town of Banja Luka, Wednesday, Jan. 9, 2019. In a show of nationalist defiance, Bosnian Serbs are celebrating a controversial holiday despite strong opposition from other ethnic groups in Bosnia who view it as discriminatory. Waving Serb flags, several thousand people on Wednesday lined up in the main Serb city of Banja Luka to watch a celebratory parade of security troops, firefighters, cultural and sport groups. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
January 09, 2019 - 8:08 am
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Threatening Bosnia's fragile peace, Bosnian Serbs on Wednesday celebrated a holiday associated with a bloody civil war and criticized as divisive by the Balkan country's other ethnic groups. Waving Serb flags, several thousand people lined up in the main Serb...
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December 28, 2018 - 7:14 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnian prosecutors on Friday charged 13 former fighters in two separate cases of war crimes against Serb civilians and prisoners during the country's 1992-95 ethnic war. The prosecutor's office first charged eight people with torturing more than 20 Serb...
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Bosnian Serb arrest activist of group "Justice for David" during police raid in the Bosnian town of Banja Luka, 240 kms northwest of Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Tuesday, Dec.25, 2018. Bosnian Serb police have detained Davor Dragicevic, the man whose quest for the truth over the death of his son has sparked months of anti-government protests. (AP Photo/Radivoje Pavicic)
December 25, 2018 - 10:06 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Tensions soared in the Serb-run part of Bosnia after police detained a man whose demands for answers about the death of his son helped spark months of anti-government protests. Police in riot gear were deployed as the mourning father's supporters gathered to...
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December 19, 2018 - 6:57 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — A former Bosnian army commander pleaded not guilty to charges of war crimes against civilians and prisoners of war during the country's brutal 1992-95 war. Atif Dudakovic appeared before the Bosnian court on Wednesday. Fifteen others indicted with Dudakovic also...
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FILE - In this ICTY file photo dated Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, Slobodan Praljak drinks from a bottle after proclaiming his innocence shortly after hearing an appeals judge confirmed his 20-year sentence for crimes during the 1992-95 Bosnian war. The Hague Public Prosecution Service says in a written statement issued Friday Nov. 2, 2018, they have failed to unravel the mystery of how Croatian ex-general Praljak managed to smuggle a bottle of poison into a United Nations courtroom to take his own life. (The International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia (ICTY) via AP)
November 02, 2018 - 3:13 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch prosecutors said Friday they have closed their investigation without unravelling the mystery of how a Croatian ex-general managed to smuggle poison into a United Nations courtroom and take his own life, seconds after an appeals judge confirmed his 20-year...
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Milorad Dodik, president of the Republic of Srpska, leaves after a news conference after claiming victory in the Bosnian town of Banja Luka, 240 kilometers northwest of Sarajevo, Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Dodik has declared victory in the race to fill the Serb seat in Bosnia's three-member presidency. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic)
October 07, 2018 - 4:15 pm
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Pro-Russia Serb leader Milorad Dodik won a race to fill the Serb seat in Bosnia's three-member presidency, deepening ethnic divisions in the country that faced a brutal war some 25 years ago. Preliminary official results from Sunday's election gave Dodik 56...
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Bosnian Muslim candidate for Bosnian Presidency, Party for Democratic Action (SDA), Sefik Dzaferovic cast his vote at a polling station in Zenica, 100 kms. (62 miles) north of Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Sunday, Oct. 7, 2018. Bosnians decide in a tense election this weekend whether to cement the ethnic divisions stemming from the 1992-95 war by supporting nationalist politicians or push for changes that would pave the way toward European Union and NATO integration. (AP Photo/STR)
October 07, 2018 - 4:01 am
BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The Latest on Bosnia's general election (all times local): 11 a.m. A leading Muslim candidate for Bosnia's three-person presidency says he is confident of a victory and expects the country to move forward after the election. Sefik Dzaferovic said upon casting...
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In this photo taken on Wednesday, Oct. 3, 2018, Bosnian people pass by a poster with the images of Milorad Dodik and Zelka Cvijanovic of the Alliance of Independent Social Democrats (SNSD) in the Bosnian town of Banja Luka, 240 kms northwest of Sarajevo. An election in Bosnia on Sunday could cement the ethnic divisions drawn in a brutal 1992-95 war as a pro-Russian nationalist runs for the country’s three-member presidency and politicians seeking other posts campaign on war wounds instead of reforms that could shake the country out of its post-war paralysis. (AP Photo/Radivoje Pavicic)
October 05, 2018 - 1:19 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Elections in Bosnia on Sunday risk cementing the ethnic divisions of the country's brutal war, as a pro-Russian nationalist runs for the three-member presidency and politicians seeking other posts campaign on war wounds rather than reforms. Some 3.3 million...
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Bosnian journalists shows banners with the text "Journalism is not a crime" and " Stop violence against journalists" in downtown Sarajevo to protest against the beating of a journalist in Sarajevo, Bosnia, Tuesday, Aug. 28, 2018. Bosnia's journalists have held protests for a second day to express solidarity with a reporter from an independent Bosnian Serb television station who was badly beaten by unknown assailants. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)
August 28, 2018 - 5:46 am
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Bosnia's journalists held protests for a second day on Tuesday to express solidarity with a reporter from an independent Bosnian Serb television station who was badly beaten by unknown assailants. BNTV reporter Vladimir Kovacevic was hospitalized following the...
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