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Daria Sito Sucic

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8 Feb 2019 | 8:58 PM

Olympic spirit back in Sarajevo, bridging ethnic divides

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The Olympic spirit is back in Sarajevo after rival Bosnian ethnic elites set aside their differences to host the largest sport event in the country since the 1984 Winter Olympics and war of the 1990s.

25 Jan 2019 | 4:06 AM

Bosnian Muslims anger Serbs with name change plan, EU calls for calm

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Muslim party said it would launch a legal bid to change the name of Bosnia's Serb region, enraging all Serbian parties in the volatile country and prompting calls for calm from the European Union.

19 Dec 2018 | 12:39 AM

Bosnia fixes law to enable formation of governments

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's election authority ruled on Tuesday to fix a broken law and enable the formation of governments following the October general election, after parliament had failed to pass necessary legal changes.

18 Dec 2018 | 2:42 AM

U.S. backs NATO membership for Bosnia, dismisses Serb opposition

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The United States supports Bosnia's ambition to join NATO, a senior U.S. official said on Monday, dismissing Bosnian Serb objections and adding Washington would react strongly to any threat to the stability of the country.

15 Dec 2018 | 8:46 PM

Cold weather, Croatian police stop migrants at EU frontier

BIHAC, Bosnia (Reuters) - Harsh weather conditions and tight police border controls have stopped thousands of migrants from attempting to cross into Croatia at the European Union's Balkan frontier, leaving them stuck in impoverished Bosnia until spring.

10 Dec 2018 | 10:37 PM

U.N. war crimes courtroom displayed in Sarajevo to preserve tribunal's legacy

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A U.N. war crimes courtroom in which a Bosnian Serb general was prosecuted for atrocities committed during the siege of Sarajevo has been moved to the Bosnian capital to preserve the legacy of the first attempt to hold war criminals to account since World War Two.

4 Dec 2018 | 11:49 PM

U.S. sees Macedonia in NATO in mid-2020 after name change deal

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The United States expects Macedonia to join NATO in mid-2020 by which time its name change deal with Greece should be fully implemented despite Russian efforts to undermine it, the top U.S. official for the Western Balkans said on Tuesday.

20 Nov 2018 | 11:28 PM

Bosnia's new presidency sworn in, rivalry looms

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A pro-Russian Serb nationalist who wants the Bosnian army dismantled and pro-NATO Croat and Bosniak supporters of a multi-ethnic Bosnia were sworn in on Tuesday as new members of the state presidency, with rivalry looming among them.

8 Oct 2018 | 11:29 PM

Nationalists win in Bosnia, including Serb who opposes 'impossible state'

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Serb nationalist who opposes Bosnia as a state won a share of its tripartite presidency, election results showed on Monday, as Serb, Croat and Muslim ethnic parties dominated their regions in voting likely to slow the country's march toward EU integration.

7 Oct 2018 | 8:58 PM

Bosnians vote in polls haunted by nationalist rivalries

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnians began voting on Sunday to decide whether their country will pursue a path towards European Union membership and NATO integration or sink deeper into ethnic strife and further fragmentation.

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