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Award-winning Bosnian Roma actor dies penniless

Sarajevo - Bosnian Roma actor Nazif Mujic, who won a Silver Bear acting award at the Berlin Film Festival in 2013, has died aged 48, following a harrowing descent into extreme poverty despite his film success.

Sarajevo decides against honouring Turkish author Pamuk

Sarajevo - Sarajevo has dropped plans to proclaim Turkish Nobel literature laureate Orhan Pamuk an honorary citizen of the Bosnian capital, a move the opposition claimed was done out of fear of offending Turkey's president.

Croatia leader visits site of wartime massacre of Muslims

Sarajevo - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic made an unexpected visit Thursday to the site of a massacre of Muslim civilians by Bosnian Croats during the country's 1990s war, an atrocity that led to several war crimes convictions.

Bosnian town mayor charged with war crimes

Sarajevo - The Bosnian prosecutor's office on Wednesday said it had charged a Bosnian Serb mayor with war crimes committed during the 1990s war.

Croatia PM expresses regrets to war criminals' victims

Sarajevo - Croatia's Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic said Tuesday that his country accepted the conviction by UN judges of six Bosnian Croats for 1990s war crimes, expressing his "regrets" to their victims.

Herceg-Bosna, bloody separatist bid of Bosnian Croats

Mostar - The final judgement at the International Criminal Tribunal (ICTY) ended in chaos on Wednesday when Bosnian Croat war criminal Slobodan Praljak died after apparently drinking poison during the court hearing.

Mostar unbridged ahead of last UN Bosnian war verdict

Mostar - A symbol of Bosnia's devastation in the 1990s war, Mostar's iconic Ottoman-era bridge was later rebuilt to its former glory. But residents of the southern city remain sharply segregated by ethnicity.

After Mladic verdict, Bosnia has yet to turn page

Sarajevo - The international court has finished its work and Bosnian Serb wartime military chief Ratko Mladic will end his days in prison, but Bosnia will struggle to turn the page on its ethnic war.

Srebrenica women cry tears of joy over Mladic life sentence

Srebrenica - "Thank you God! I kiss you God, for the sake of our sons!" cried Nedziba Salihovic, jumping to her feet in joy as a UN court on Wednesday sentenced Bosnian Serb wartime commander Ratko Mladic to life in prison.

Ratko Mladic still a 'legend', says Bosnian Serb chief

Sarajevo - The Bosnian Serb political leader Milorad Dodik said he believed Ratko Mladic would remain "a legend" regardless of the verdict at his genocide trial on Wednesday.

As Mladic awaits verdict, Bosnians still search for loved ones

Mastikosa - Fikret Bacic has only one dream: finding the remains of his family. It does not matter to him whether Serb general Ratko Mladic is convicted on Wednesday over their deaths in Bosnia's civil war.

UN tribunal failed to reconcile Bosnia: Mladic lawyer

Sarajevo - The UN tribunal set up to try Balkan war crimes suspects is a "political" institution that has failed to reconcile Bosnia, a lawyer for Ratko Mladic, the Bosnian Serb wartime military chief, said.

Time has come for justice, Mladic's victims say

Sarajevo - The time has finally come for Ratko Mladic to face justice, victims' families said Monday en route from Sarajevo to The Hague for Wednesday's expected verdict in a UN court against the Bosnian Serb wartime military chief.

For Serb defender of Sarajevo, Mladic's forces have won

Sarajevo - As one of very few Serbs to fight on the side of the Bosnian Army, Jovan Divjak cannot take ten steps in Sarajevo without being warmly greeted by people who respect the former general for defending the city and its multiculturalism.

'Butcher of Bosnia' still a hero at home as verdict looms

Bosnia And Herzegovina - Dusko Mladic points to the portrait on his wall of his beloved cousin Ratko, the wartime Bosnian Serb army chief, who will next week learn if he is convicted of genocide and crimes against humanity.

Anger among Serbs as Srebrenica commander acquitted of war crimes

Sarajevo - A Sarajevo court on Monday acquitted Naser Oric, a commander revered by many as the defender of Muslims during Bosnia's 1990s conflict but viewed as a butcher by Serbs, of war crimes charges.

Srebrenica 'hero' Naser Oric awaits war crimes verdict

Sarajevo - A Sarajevo court on Monday will deliver a keenly awaited verdict on whether Naser Oric, who is revered by many as a heroic defender of Muslims during Bosnia's bloody war but viewed as a butcher by Serbs, is a war criminal.

Op-Ed: Digital surveillance — Australia's Pine Gap and US vs War Crimes?

Sydney - The U.S. Pine Gap base in Australia has been controversial since it was built, during the later Cold War. The question is whether Australia is participating in a system which may qualify as war crimes when civilian casualties are incurred.

Thousands mourn Srebrenica massacre victims

Srebrenica - Thousands gathered in Srebrenica on Tuesday to mark the 1995 massacre of about 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II, with some relatives of the victims giving their loved ones a proper burial for the first time.

Thousands mourn Srebrenica massacre victims

Srebrenica - Thousands gathered in Srebrenica on Tuesday to mark the 1995 massacre of some 8,000 Bosnian Muslims, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II, with some giving their loved ones a proper burial for the first time.
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