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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.

Merkel urges Bosnia to work for future without 'genocide'

Sarajevo - Germany on Thursday urged Bosnia to work towards a future in which a "genocide" such as the massacre of Muslims 20 years ago would no longer be possible."I came here at the time when we remember the Srebrenica genocide...

Convoy of Srebrenica victims' remains arrive in massacre site

Srebrenica - A convoy carrying the coffins of 136 newly-identified Srebrenica victims arrived Thursday in the Bosnian town where the massacre took place, for their burial on the 20th anniversary.

'This cursed month of July': Srebrenica still haunted by massacre

Srebrenica - Two decades after thousands of Muslims were slaughtered by Bosnian Serb forces in Srebrenica, the town remains locked in a cycle of recrimination and regret that peaks each year in the anniversary month of July.

Thousands march to remember Srebrenica victims

Lokvine - Survivors of the Srebrenica massacre set out with thousands of others Wednesday on a solemn 105-kilometre march ahead of the 20th anniversary of the killing of nearly 8,000 Muslims near the UN-protected enclave.

Twenty years on, Srebrenica survivor remembers hours in hell

Srebrenica - If you glanced at him, you would not know what the energetic old man had been through. But 20 years on from the Srebrenica massacre, his narrow, wrinkled face is still marked by fear.

20 years of search and solitude for Srebrenica mothers

Sarajevo - It's been 20 years since Fatima, Rejha and Sabaheta lost their sons and husbands in the Srebrenica massacre -- but the grief is still as raw as if they disappeared yesterday.

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.
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