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Srebrenica massacre survivors want Handke's Nobel prize revoked

11 Oct 2019

SARAJEVO/BELGRADE Survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre called on Friday for Austrian author Peter Handke's Nobel Prize for Literature to be revoked, saying it was "shameful" to recognise a man who has denied the killings happened.

Rival Bosnia regions agree to joint program of EU-related reforms

10 Oct 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia's two rival autonomous regions adopted a joint four-year program of socio-economic reforms in a rare display of unity on Thursday to boost growth and competitiveness in line with EU recommendations.

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection

08 Sep 2019

SARAJEVO Several thousand people marched in Bosnia's first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some conservative Muslim groups organised counter-rallies.

Bosnians march in first Gay Pride under tight police protection

08 Sep 2019

SARAJEVO, Sept 8 Several thousand people marched in Bosnia's first Gay Pride on Sunday, protected by a major security operation including anti-sniper units after some conservative Muslim groups organised counter-rallies.

Bosnians to march for Gay Pride - under heavy police protection

06 Sep 2019

SARAJEVO Bosnia's first Gay Pride march on Sunday will be protected by a major security operation after some conservative Muslim groups had attempted to prevent the event and others organised counter-rallies.

In global first, U.N. body orders Bosnia to pay wartime rape victim

29 Aug 2019

SARAJEVO The United Nations has ordered Bosnia to compensate a woman raped by a soldier during war and to set up a nationwide war crimes reparation scheme, after the first case of sexual violence brought before the U.N. Committee Against Torture.

Bosnia-born Matrix co-writer foresees partition of America

22 Aug 2019

SARAJEVO Novelist and Matrix co-writer Aleksandar Hemon worries that growing U.S. social divisions could bring about the partition of the United States, saying present-day America reminds him of his native Bosnia, ethnically divided after war in the 1990s.

Top world film makers to honor 25th Sarajevo film festival

26 Jul 2019

SARAJEVO Some of the world's top film makers, including two-time Oscar-winning director Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu, will show their movies and hold master classes honoring the 25th Sarajevo film festival in August, the festival director said on Friday.

Short-sighted policies stall Balkans' integration into EU - Erdogan

09 Jul 2019

MOUNT JAHORINA, Bosnia Short-sighted anti-immigrant populism in some European Union member states has blocked the integration of Western Balkan countries into the EU, weakening the region's stability, Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan said on Tuesday.

Diseases, food shortages plague migrant 'jungle camp' in Bosnia

26 Jun 2019

VUCJAK, Bosnia - Aid workers sounded the alarm on Wednesday about health and hygiene conditions in a makeshift forest camp in Bosnia for hundreds of migrants as they face the spread of scabies and other diseases as well as food shortages.

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