Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Bosnia and Herzegovina, abbreviated BiH or B&H, sometimes called Bosnia–Herzegovina and often known informally as Bosnia (synecdoche), is a country in South and Southeast Europe, located within the Balkans. Sarajevo is the capital and largest city.
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Bill Clinton pushed 'appeasement' of Serbs after Srebrenica massacreWhen Srebrenica fell to a Serb separatist attack 25 years ago, Bosnia’s Muslim-led government was reeling from the mass killings under way in the small enclave. So Bosnian officials were stunned when..
Leaders and survivors mark 25 years since Srebrenica massacreWorld leaders have joined survivors of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre to remember the victims of the only crime in Europe since the Second World War that has been declared a genocide. Most international..
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Genocide denial gains ground 25 years after Srebrenica massacreAt the genocide memorial centre outside Srebrenica, thousands of simple white gravestones stretch across the gently inclined hillside for as far as the eye can see. Nearby, over a number of days in..
Slovenia imposes quarantine for people coming from Serbia, Bosnia, KosovoConcerned about the biggest rise in new cases of coronavirus in seven weeks, Slovenia will introduce an obligatory 14-day quarantine from Friday for most people coming from Serbia, Bosnia and Kosovo,..
Bosnia's rival ethnic parties seal a deal on Mostar after a decadeBosnia's largest Croat and Bosniak (Bosnian Muslim) parties agreed on Wednesday, under international mediation, on the way the southern town of Mostar should be governed, paving the way for the first..
Montenegro reports first new coronavirus case since May 5Three weeks after declaring it was free of the coronavirus, Montenegro has reported a new COVID-19 case -- a person who arrived from neighbouring Bosnia.
Bosnia's security minister to resign over migrant disputeBosnia's security minister announced his resignation on Tuesday over what he called a lack of support in handling a migrant crisis from a government plagued by infighting.
Bosnian court rejects request to detain regional PM over ventilators dealBosnia's state court ordered the release on Sunday of a regional prime minister and two other men suspected of corruption in connection with the import of defective ventilators for coronavirus..
IMF says Bosnia's failure to disburse IMF emergency aid is unprecedentedFive weeks after the International Monetary Fund gave Bosnia $370.46 million in emergency aid to help combat the coronavirus crisis, the funds have still not been disbursed due to a disagreement..
Bosnia police question regional PM over import of defective ventilatorsThe prime minister of Bosnia's autonomous Bosniak-Croat Federation Fadil Novalic has been quizzed by police about the import by a fruit processing firm of ventilators for COVID-19 patients that proved..
U.N. court postpones Mladic appeals hearingsThe U.N. court for the former Yugoslavia on Thursday postponed until further notice the appeals hearings of former Bosnian Serb military leader Ratko Mladic, citing concerns about his health and travel..
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Bosnia and Croatia arrest eight suspected migrant smugglersPolice from Bosnia, Croatia and regional agency Europol caught eight suspected traffickers on Wednesday and blocked the smuggling of 45 migrants into the European Union (EU), Bosnian authorities said.
Bosnia's Serb Republic lifts coronavirus state of emergencyBosnia's autonomous Serb Republic on Thursday lifted a state of emergency introduced in March over the coronavirus epidemic, returning legislative powers to the parliament from the region's president.
Bosnia: Protesters condemn Mass for WWII Croat Nazi collaboratorsThousands of people march in the Bosnian capital Sarajevo against a service to honour Nazi-allied Croatian soldiers.
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Bosnia reports sharp rise in coronavirus cases after relaxing lockdownBosnia reported on Wednesday its sharpest daily rise in new coronavirus infections this month after its two autonomous regions had gradually begun to ease lockdowns.
Bosnian region eases lockdown on seniors, reopens some businessesBosnia's autonomous Serb Republic on Monday loosened restrictions imposed to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, allowing seniors to leave homes for three hours each workday and some businesses to..
Coronavirus movement ban for seniors, youth illegal: Bosnia's top courtBosnia's top court ruled on Wednesday that a measure curtailing freedom of movement for people older than 65 and younger than 18 to try and halt the spread of the coronavirus is not in line with the..
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Bosnia indicts Serb army general over Srebrenica genocideA Bosnian war crimes prosecutor on Tuesday indicted a Bosnian Serb former army general for taking part in the 1995 massacre of about 8,000 Muslim men and boys in Srebrenica, an atrocity described as..
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