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23 Feb 2017 | 9:43 PM

Macedonia's Social Democrat leader says expects to form government in March

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - The leader of Macedonia's Social Democrats said on Thursday he expected to be able to form a new government in March, ending a two-year political crisis following a wiretapping scandal that brought down a previous prime minister.

31 Dec 2016 | 12:55 AM

Bosnian Serb leader questioned over illegal referendum

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Under U.S. pressure, the leader of Bosnia's autonomous Serb Republic on Friday submitted to questioning by prosecutors, after defying a summons for three months, for holding a referendum in violation of a Constitutional Court ruling.

18 Oct 2016 | 12:59 AM

Srebrenica gets Serb mayor, raising Muslim fears after wartime massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Hatidza Mehmedovic was among the first Bosnian Muslims to return to Srebrenica after Bosnia's war, determined to live near the graves of her husband and two sons killed in a 1995 massacre by Serb forces that made the town synonymous with genocide.

30 Sep 2016 | 9:48 AM

Bosnian Muslim politician wages veiled fight against prejudice

ZENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Politicians across Europe are calling for a ban on the Islamic veil but Bosnian Muslim Indira Sinanovic is defying the trend as well as widespread prejudice in her own country, becoming the first fully-veiled woman here to run for public office.

28 Sep 2016 | 9:13 PM

Bosnia chief prosecutor cries foul after suspension

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's chief prosecutor was suspended from office on Wednesday, a move he dismissed as a plot to derail a sensitive investigation he was conducting into an illegal referendum in the autonomous Bosnian Serb region.

28 Sep 2016 | 12:10 AM

Bosnian Serb leader defies prosecution summons to Sarajevo

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia (Reuters) - The head of Bosnia's autonomous Serb region rejected a summons by the national chief prosecutor on Tuesday, saying he would not travel to Sarajevo for questioning over his violation of a ruling by the politically-divided country's highest court.

26 Sep 2016 | 10:29 PM

Bosnian Serb leader summoned for questioning over referendum

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia's chief prosecutor has summoned the president of the country's Serb Republic for questioning after he defied the top court by holding an illegal referendum on whether his autonomous region should mark a national day.

22 Sep 2016 | 9:45 PM

Planned Serb referendum vote reawakens fears of strife in Bosnia

SARAJEVO/BANJA LUKA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Bosnia's autonomous Serb entity is set to defy its highest court with a referendum on a national holiday on Sunday that may stoke separatist sentiment lingering since the 1990s war.

16 Sep 2016 | 9:15 PM

Divided Bosnia expects EU to accept its application bid next week

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Bosnia expects the European Union's foreign ministers to accept its membership application next week, the start of a long path towards joining that could yet be overshadowed by a Bosnian Serb referendum that threatens to expose deep ethnic divides.

21 Aug 2016 | 4:16 PM

Gulf tourism frenzy in Bosnia delights business, polarises locals

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Abdulah Al Sanousi enjoys the breeze in the lush resort outside Sarajevo where his family bought a flat to escape the summer heat at home in Kuwait, one of thousands of new Gulf buyers whose investment has polarized local opinion.