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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.

Police raid Bosnian village that displayed IS flag

Sarajevo - Police special forces carried out a raid Thursday in a Bosnian village home to Muslim fundamentalists, after media published photos of local houses displaying the flag of the Islamic State group.

London and Berlin urge Bosnia to get back on EU path

Sarajevo - The British and German foreign ministers on Friday urged Bosnia's leaders to get back on the path towards European Union membership before the opportunity disappears.

Balkan magic? Bosnian Wand Airlines to fly to Iran, Iraq, Saudi

Sarajevo - With promises to connect Europe to Iran, Iraq and Saudi Arabia, Bosnian Wand Airlines is the latest airline in former Yugoslavia with grand ambitions.

EU tells Russia to keep Balkans out of Ukraine crisis

Sarajevo - EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini called on Russia Friday not to involve the Balkans in tensions between Brussels and Moscow over the Ukrainian crisis.

St. Louis teens beat Bosnian immigrant to death with hammers

Saint Louis - A group of four hammer-wielding teens brutally beat a Bosnian immigrant to death in front of his horrified wife following a confrontation in South St. Louis early Sunday morning.

Nationalists win Bosnia's elections

Sarajevo - Nationalist candidates from Bosnia's Croat, Muslim and Serb communities won the country's three-man presidency, election results showed Monday, underlining continued ethnic strains 20 years after the Balkan state's civil war.

Nationalists ahead as Bosnia presidency votes counted

Sarajevo - Nationalist candidates of Bosnia's Croats, Muslims and Serbs were ahead in the race for the country's tripartite presidency, partial results showed early Monday.

Nationalists ahead in Bosnia presidency races

Sarajevo - Nationalist candidates of Bosnia's Croats, Muslims and Serbs were ahead in the race for the country's tripartite presidency, official partial results showed early Monday.

Bosnia coal mine cave-in claims five lives

Zenica - Five Bosnian coal miners died after an earthquake triggered a gas explosion and tunnel collapse, trapping dozens of men underground for 20 hours, an official said Friday."This accident is a big tragedy for the whole of Bosnia-Hercegovina.

Bosnia arrests 16 would-be fighters, Balkans move against jihadists

Sarajevo - Bosnian police arrested 16 people Wednesday on charges of joining European-based Islamists and helping them travel to fight in Syria and Iraq.

Thousands flock to Medjugorje for 25th Youth Prayer Festival

Medjugorje - As most young people head to the Adriatic coast for sun and sea holidays, tens of thousands of young Catholics attend the Medjugorje Youth Prayer Festival.

Bosnia buries 284 war victims two decades on

Kozarac - Thousands gathered on Sunday for a final farewell to 284 people killed in Bosnia's 1992-1995 war, after their remains were exhumed from one of the largest mass graves found in the country.

Srebrenica victims remembered 19 years on

Srebrenica - Thousands of people gathered on Friday in Srebrenica to mark the 19th anniversary of the massacre of some 8,000 Muslim males by ethnic Serb forces, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II.

Sarajevo marks 100 years since shots that sparked Great War

Sarajevo - Bosnia marked 100 years since the assassination of Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand in Sarajevo that sparked World War I, but the divisive legacy of the gunman Gavrilo Princip meant Serbs shunned the event.

Sarajevo remembers spark for Great War

Sarajevo - Sarajevo marks 100 years since the assassination that triggered World War I on Saturday, but without the leaders of Europe and with its people still torn over the legacy of that fateful day.

Mine explodes in Bosnia as floods clear-up begins

Sarajevo - A landmine dislodged by devastating floods in the Balkans exploded in Bosnia, officials said Wednesday, hurting no one but highlighting the dangers of a huge clean-up operation as governments began counting the costs.

Mine explodes in Bosnia as floods clear-up begins

Sarajevo - A landmine dislodged by devastating floods in the Balkans exploded in Bosnia, officials said Wednesday, hurting no one but highlighting the dangers of a huge clean-up operation as governments began counting the costs.

Catastrophic floods bring down Bosnia ethnic barriers

Zepce - When Ibro Begic decided to tackle the hazardous mountain road to reach those stricken by record floods near his Bosnian town, he was also challenging deep ethnic divisions left over from the brutal conflict of the 1990s.
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