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Bosnians protest against hijab ban in judiciary

Sarajevo - Some 2,000 people, mostly women, protested on Sunday in downtown Sarajevo against a recent ban on wearing a hijab headscarf in the majority Muslim country's judicial institutions.

Gulf tourist influx to Bosnia fuels luxury developments

Sarajevo - With 360 villas and apartments around an artificial lake, swimming pools, a halal supermarket and a Muslim prayer area, the 'Sarajevo resort' is one of Bosnia's most ambitious residential projects to date.

Bosnia to apply next month to join EU

Sarajevo - Bosnia next month will officially apply to join the European Union (EU) in the hope of winning candidate status in 2017, the country's presidency said Tuesday.

Ex-member of Bosnia's presidency charged with war crimes

Sarajevo - A former Serb member of Bosnia's tripartite presidency has been charged with crimes against humanity and war crimes against Croats and Muslims in the 1992-1995 war, a Bosnian prosecutor said on Thursday.

Bosnia says arrests foiled Islamist attack in Sarajevo

Sarajevo - A Bosnian anti-terrorism prosecutor has said the recent arrests of 11 suspected jihadists prevented an attack that purportedly would have killed around 100 holiday revellers in Sarajevo, state television said Saturday.

Bosnia identifies three young sisters from 1992 massacre

Sarajevo - The Roma girls were aged just 3, 5 and 7 when Serb paramilitaries gunned them down in wartime Bosnia, along with their pregnant mother, their father and four other young siblings.

Srebrenica mass grave uncovered 20 years after massacre

Sarajevo - Bosnian forensic experts have started exhuming the human remains from a recently uncovered mass grave believed to contain victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, the war crime prosecutor's office said Wednesday.

Bosnian Muslim leaders launch appeal against extremism

Sarajevo - Religious, political and intellectual Muslim leaders in Bosnia launched a joint appeal Friday against Islamic extremism in the country, admitting they had not initially realised the extent of its threat.In the Balkan country of 3.

20 years on, Bosnia stuck in peace deal divisions

Sarajevo - Two decades after the Dayton agreement brought an end to more than three years of devastating war in Bosnia, the unstable country remains locked in ethnic divisions that were cemented by the peace deal.

Two Bosnian military members shot dead by suicide bomber: Police

Sarajevo - Two members of Bosnia's armed forces were killed when a man attacked them with automatic weapons near a barracks in Sarajevo before blowing himself up, police said.

Serbian PM pays respects to Srebrenica Muslim victims

Srebrenica - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic paid his respects Wednesday to the Muslim victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, months after he was chased from a ceremony in the Bosnian town by an angry stone-throwing crowd.

Serbia, Bosnia show unity at first post-war joint session

Sarajevo - The Bosnian and Serbian premiers held their first joint government session since the 1990s Balkan wars on Wednesday, defying the possibility of new conflict after Germany raised fears of fresh fighting.

Bosnian Muslim war crimes defendant pleads not guilty

Sarajevo - Former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric pleaded not guilty Monday to war crimes during the country's 1992-1995 war, media reports said.

Bosnia jails 4 over bid to join IS in Syria

Sarajevo - A Bosnian judge on Tuesday jailed two men for trying to join jihadists in Syria and another pair for helping them, in the first verdict over Islamic State recruitment in the Balkan country.

Srebenica Muslim commander charged with war crimes

Sarajevo - A former Bosnian Muslim commander named Naser Oric was charged alongside one of his former lieutenants Thursday with war crimes during the country's 1992-1995 war, Bosnian prosecutors said.

Cyclists rides down old Olympic bobsled track

Sarajevo - A video of a cyclists riding along the Sarajevo Olympic bobsled track has surfaced. The cyclist captured the footage via a GoPro camera.

Bosnian presidency 'condemns' Srebrenica anniversary incident

Sarajevo - Bosnia's presidency on Saturday strongly condemned a stone-throwing attack by an angry mob that forced Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic to flee a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre.

Serbian PM arrives at Srebrenica for 20th anniversary ceremony

Srebrenica - Serbian Prime Minister Aleksandar Vucic arrived on Saturday to Srebrenica to attend a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the massacre committed in the Bosnian town by Bosnian Serb forces.

Attack on Serbia PM mars Srebrenica massacre anniversary

Srebrenica - An angry crowd hurling stones and plastic bottles forced Serbia's premier to flee a ceremony Saturday marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of some 8,000 Muslims in Bosnia, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II.

Coffins of 136 victims brought to Srebrenica memorial

Srebrenica - Thousands turned out to pay respects Friday on the eve of the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre as 136 more coffins of identified victims were brought to a memorial centre to be buried the next day.
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