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Bosnian War: Then and now

Nearly a quarter of a century has passed since the end of the Bosnian war that finally sealed the collapse of Yugoslavia. More than 100,000 were killed and about 2 million driven from their homes during the war.  

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Nearly a quarter of a century has passed since the end of the Bosnian war that finally sealed the collapse of Yugoslavia. More than 100,000 were killed and about 2 million driven from their homes during the war. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic

Nearly a quarter of a century has passed since the end of the Bosnian war that finally sealed the collapse of Yugoslavia. More than 100,000 were killed and about 2 million driven from their homes during the war. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic
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A bridge destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, December 1993, and the same place today.    REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

A bridge destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, December 1993, and the same place today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

A bridge destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, December 1993, and the same place today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic
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A 'stop sniper' sign along a street destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, January 1994, and the same street today.  
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A 'stop sniper' sign along a street destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, January 1994, and the same street today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

A 'stop sniper' sign along a street destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, January 1994, and the same street today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic
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An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic
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An area destroyed by the Bosnian war in Maglaj, December 1993, and the same place today.   REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

An area destroyed by the Bosnian war in Maglaj, December 1993, and the same place today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

An area destroyed by the Bosnian war in Maglaj, December 1993, and the same place today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic
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An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic
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An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today.   REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic

An area destroyed by the Bosnian War in Maglaj, November 1993, and the same area today. REUTERS/Mehmed Basic (top)/Dado Ruvic
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