Bosnia And Herzegovina

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  • Not-guilty plea in immigration fraud case

    A Minnesota man pleaded not guilty Monday to allegations that he entered the U.S. under false pretenses by concealing his military service and concealing crimes committed during the Bosnian war in the 1990s.


  • Ex-London imam cries testifying at NY terror trial

    An Egyptian cleric known for fiery oratory at a London mosque quietly cried Thursday while describing the killing of Muslims in Bosnia in the 1990s during testimony at his terrorism trial, but he laughed when he told a Manhattan jury he's heard rumors that hands he lost in an accident with explosives were chopped off as punishment for stealing.


  • A worker walks trough the  Sarajevo National Library Friday, April 11, 2014. Workers are rushing to finish the reconstruction of the National Library - a landmark destroyed during the Bosnian war - in time for the ceremonies marking the centenary of the assassination in the city that ignited World War I.  The 19th century pseudo-Moorish-style building was completely destroyed by Serb shelling in 1992, along with its almost 2 million books and manuscripts. Reconstruction has taken 18 years at the cost of over 16 million euro, over a half of it provided by the European Union. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

    Reconstruction of Sarajevo Library nearing end

    Workers are rushing to finish the reconstruction of the Sarajevo Library - a landmark destroyed during the Bosnian war - in time for the June ceremonies marking the centenary of the assassination that ignited World War I.


  • In this photo taken Saturday, Jan. 25, 2014, Bosnian actor Nazif Mujic holds his Silver Bear Best Actor award for his role in 'An Episode In the Life of an Iron Picker' prior to an interview with the Associated Press in Berlin, Germany. Mujic, a Roma from a tiny village in Bosnia, won the Silver Bear award in 2013. Now, almost a year later, the movie star has turned into an asylum seeker.  Mujic is back in Berlin, but this time he came with his family to apply for asylum, was rejected by the German authorities and is desperately fighting his deportation back to Bosnia in March. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)

    Award-winning actor applies for asylum in Berlin

    Nazif Mujic flashes a toothless smile and his entire face lights up when he recalls how he won the best actor award at the Berlin International Film Festival in 2013: "I went up on stage, everybody was cheering, everybody wanted to talk to me - it was like walking on clouds."


  • Greene County police officer finds a home

    Twenty-one years ago, three little girls were playing outside on a bright sunny day when they heard a sound they had only been warned about. A siren wailed.


  • Russia's Roman Shirokov is during a World Cup Group F qualifying soccer match between Russia and Azerbaijan in Baku, Azerbaijan, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2013. (AP Photo/Alexander Mysyakin)

    World Cup qualifying: England, Spain, Russia punch tickets to Brazil

    Greece and Cristiano Ronaldo's Portugal finished second in their groups, winding up in next months' eight-team European playoffs that will determine four more berths.


  • USA goalkeeper Tim Howard reacts during the friendly soccer match against Bosnia in Sarajevo, Bosnia, on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2013. (AP Photo/Amel Emric)

    Jozy Altidore hat trick rallies U.S. past Bosnia-Herzegovina

    Altidore has scored in five straight games, a first for a U.S. player, and also had an assist on Eddie Johnson's goal. It was the first time the U.S. has come back to win a game in Europe.


  • Regional soccer league mulled in the Balkans

    They turned soccer stadiums into battlegrounds and then fought real wars.


  • Prized Bosnian cultural relic won't show in NYC

    Officials in charge of Bosnia's national monuments said Wednesday they rejected an offer by New York's Metropolitan Museum of Art to exhibit one of Bosnia's most prized relics, a 600-year-old Jewish manuscript that remains locked in a museum which closed because of a lack of money.


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