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Bosnian Serb leader says Srebrenica genocide is a 'lie'

Sarajevo - The president of the Serb-run part of Bosnia claimed Saturday that the Srebrenica genocide was a "lie", a week ahead the 20th anniversary of the slaughter.

Srebrenica victims to be buried at memorial ceremony

Sarajevo - The newly identified remains of 136 people killed in the Srebrenica massacre will be buried at ceremonies next week marking the 20th anniversary of the genocide.

Srebrenica ceremonies may be cancelled over arrest

Sarajevo - Ceremonies marking the 20th anniversary of the massacre of 8,000 Bosnian Muslims next month could be cancelled over the arrest of a former commander on a war crimes warrant from Serbia, organisers said Tuesday.

Police arrest 15 in Bosnia-France human trafficking ring

Sarajevo - Bosnian and French police arrested Tuesday 15 members of a human trafficking ring that forced women and children to beg and steal in cities across France, Bosnian authorities said.

Bosnian Serbs to seek Russia's veto of UN Srebrenica resolution

Sarajevo - Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik said Wednesday he would ask Russia to use its veto to prevent the adoption of a UN resolution on the Srebrenica genocide which is being drafted by Britain.

Protesters demand release of Srebrenica Muslim commander

Sarajevo - Several hundred Muslim veterans of Bosnia's 1990s wars protested Friday to demand the release of Naser Oric, a Bosnian Muslim ex-commander arrested on a Serbian warrant alleging war crimes.

In Sarajevo, Pope says world haunted by atmosphere of war

Sarajevo - Pope Francis on Saturday bemoaned the "atmosphere of war" haunting the world as he urged the people of war-scarred Sarajevo to provide an example of how different cultures and religions can co-exist peacefully.

Pope flies into Sarajevo with message of peace

Sarajevo - Pope Francis arrived in Sarajevo on Saturday for a visit aimed at bolstering reconciliation between war-scarred Bosnia's Serb, Croat and Muslim communities.

Video calls for jihad in Balkans on eve of pope's visit

Sarajevo - Islamists claiming to be members of the Islamic State (IS) group called for jihad in the Balkans in a video widely reported Friday by local media, on the eve of a visit by Pope Francis to Sarajevo.

Pope visits Bosnia in 'delicate' security context

Sarajevo - Pope Francis's visit Saturday to Bosnia, where he is expected to be greeted by 100,000 people, is posing a significant security challenge in the Balkan country that has become a fertile ground for homegrown jihadists, experts said.

Vatican's accord or not, Bosnian town believes in its 'miracle'

Medjugorje - For believers, the Bosnian town of Medjugorje is as sacred as Lourdes or Fatima, a place where the Virgin Mary appeared to children that decades on has become a huge pilgrimage site.

Bosnia, Kosovo tighten noose on radical Islamists

Sarajevo - Bosnian police have arrested 11 people on suspicion of plotting "terrorist acts", a week after a deadly Islamist attack on a police station, officials said Thursday.

Bosnian police launch operation to root out radical Islamists

Sarajevo - Bosnian police on Wednesday launched an operation to root out radical Islamists, arresting several people, a week after a suspected "terrorist attack" in which a police officer was killed.

Once magnet for foreign 'mujahedeen', Bosnia now exports them

Sarajevo - A magnet for foreign jihadists during its 1990s war, Bosnia is now grappling with the threat from home-grown extremists wooed by the conflicts in Iraq and Syria.

Once magnet for foreign mujahedeen', Bosnia now exports them

Sarajevo - A magnet for foreign jihadists during its 1990s war, Bosnia is now grappling with the threat from home-grown extremists wooed by the conflicts in Iraq and Syria.

One policeman killed, two wounded in 'Islamist' attack in Bosnia

Sarajevo - One policeman was killed and two others wounded Monday in the eastern Bosnian town of Zvornik when a man opened fire on a police station shouting "Allahu Akbar", officials said.

Turkey 'stops Bosnian Serb leader from travelling to Armenia'

Sarajevo - Turkey on Wednesday stopped Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik's plane from flying over its territory, preventing him from attending a ceremony to mark the centenary of the Armenian genocide, his cabinet said.

Bosnian born of wartime rape in quest for his parents

Lokvine - Alen Muhic, abandoned at birth by his Muslim mother who was raped by a Serb soldier during the Bosnian war of the 1990s, went on a quest two decades later to find his biological parents.

EU hails Bosnia reform pledge

Sarajevo - Bosnian lawmakers backed a pledge Monday to make a series of political and economic reforms intended to kickstart its application for European Union membership.

Four killed in Bosnian mine waste slide

Sarajevo - Four people illegally extracting coal from an opencast mine in Bosnia have been killed in a slag heap slide, authorities said Sunday.
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