Daria Sito Sucic

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28 Sep 2018 | 9:19 PM

Bosnians fear for economy as ethnic divisions dominate election agenda

SARAJEVO/TRAVNIK (Reuters) - Bosnia's dire unemployment and corruption problems have been driving its youth abroad for years and many believe the ethnically divisive rhetoric which has dominated the run-up to elections on Oct. 7 means things are about to get worse.

13 Jul 2018 | 10:35 PM

Hand-carved wooden furniture helps put Bosnian town on the map

KONJIC, Bosnia (Reuters) - A family in southern Bosnia is producing hand-crafted wooden furniture for export, helping to revive a century-old craft that suffered during the country's war in the 1990s.

26 Jun 2018 | 11:26 PM

Russian envoy not welcome in Srebrenica over genocide denial

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Relatives of about 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, massacred by Bosnian Serb forces in Srebrenica, have barred the Russian ambassador in Bosnia from honouring the victims at their joint cemetery because of his denial that the atrocity was genocide.

15 May 2018 | 7:54 PM

Bosnia struggles to cope with arrival of thousands of migrants

SARAJEVO/BIHAC (Reuters) - Bosnia is struggling to cope with the arrival of thousands of migrants and refugees, many of whom are sleeping in parks in the capital and other towns as they seek passage into western Europe.

23 Apr 2018 | 8:07 PM

Bosnia court rejects extradition of Turkish national over Gulen's links

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A Bosnian court has dismissed a request for extradition to Turkey of a Turkish national, one among several wanted for alleged links to the Fethullah Gulen movement which Ankara has blamed for the failed coup in Turkey in 2016.

3 Apr 2018 | 9:59 PM

Rights groups praise top Bosnia court for scrapping fines on war victims

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's top court has scrapped court fines issued to rape victims and other survivors of the Bosnian 1990s war after they had reparation claims rejected, in a decision praised by rights lawyers and a victims association on Tuesday.

13 Mar 2018 | 1:26 AM

Serb 'fear-mongering' ahead of Bosnia vote raises concern - security aide

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's autonomous Serb entity is "fear-mongering" to undermine the country's integrity by organising nationalist paramilitary groups and disproportionately arming the region's police, a national security official said in an interview with Reuters.

2 Mar 2018 | 4:10 PM

Bosnian war victims despair at court fines over reparations claims

TUZLA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Bahira was 14 when she was repeatedly raped by Bosnian Serb soldiers who attacked her Muslim village early in Bosnia's 1990s war. She barely escaped execution, and has spent the past two decades trying to overcome her trauma.

28 Feb 2018 | 9:56 PM

Juncker tells squabbling Bosnians - unite if you want to join EU

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker told Bosnia's divided leaders on Wednesday they must overcome their differences and work closely together if they want their country one day to join the European Union.

24 Feb 2018 | 2:10 AM

Ethnically tinged row over voting rules threatens governance in Bosnia

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia will not be able to form governments after the October general election unless the national parliament resolves an ethnically-charged dispute over proposed changes to the election law, a senior election official said on Friday.