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22 Feb 2018 | 1:44 AM

U.S., EU warn against political meddling in Bosnia graft cases

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The United States and the European Union on Wednesday warned Bosnia it needed to better protect the judiciary in corruption cases from political pressure, which had resulted in few high-level graft cases being processed in the Balkan country.

17 Jan 2018 | 8:46 PM

Ruined and neglected, Sarajevo tracks still hold hope for some

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Once a pride of Olympic Sarajevo and known as the steepest and fastest in the world, the bobsleigh track on Mount Trebevic is now dilapidated and abandoned, a shadow of its former glory.

22 Nov 2017 | 9:09 PM

Once triumphant Bosnian Serb commander Mladic reduced to frail genocide defendant

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - In the 1990s he was the burly, brash general leading nationalist Bosnian Serbs towards a seemingly sweeping victory in Bosnia's war. Two decades later, he was reduced to an ailing old man trying in vain to delay judgment for genocide in a U.N. court.

22 Nov 2017 | 7:50 AM

Once triumphant Bosnian Serb commander Mladic reduced to frail genocide defendant

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - In the 1990s he was the burly, brash general leading nationalist Bosnian Serbs towards a seemingly sweeping victory in Bosnia's war. Two decades later, he was reduced to an ailing old man awaiting judgment on genocide charges in a U.N. court.

15 Nov 2017 | 4:04 PM

Divided Srebrenica awaits Mladic verdict 22 years after massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Almir Salihovic sits in his office in Srebrenica, waiting for a U.N. tribunal to give its judgement on the man accused of massacring his cousins and uncles there in 1995. He is hoping for a measure of justice, but little else.

13 Oct 2017 | 8:14 PM

EU force helps Bosnian agencies fight terrorists in NATO-backed drill

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - A military helicopter lands to evacuate people wounded during a police raid against terrorists who took hostages at Sarajevo airport - part of the first joint drill by the EU peacekeeping force (EUFOR) in Bosnia and local army and police.

9 Oct 2017 | 5:15 PM

Srebrenica's Muslim defender cleared of crimes, Serbs protest

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Naser Oric, the Bosnian Muslim commander who led the defence of Srebrenica during the 1992-95 war, was cleared of war crimes against Serbs on Monday, a ruling that is set to exacerbate ethnic divisions two decades after the conflict.

12 Sep 2017 | 11:09 PM

Islamic State flags not flying in Bosnia - PM

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Islamic State flags are not flying in Bosnia, Prime Minister Denis Zvizdic said on Tuesday, dismissing allegations by some European leaders that radical Bosnian Muslims in the Balkan country were posing a terrorist threat for Europe.

24 Jun 2017 | 11:02 PM

U.N. war crimes tribunal urges Balkan leaders to carry on its work

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Authorities in the former Yugoslavia will need to harness a spirit of reconciliation to pursue the legacy of the United Nations war crimes tribunal in bringing justice to victims once it closes down, its president said on Saturday.

9 Mar 2017 | 8:27 PM

Nurses, doctors leave Balkans to work in Germany

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Nejra Isaretovic, a 25-year old physiotherapist from Sarajevo, is busy these days studying German and taking driving lessons -- key skills required for her new job in Germany.

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