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  • Zdravko Tolimir, right, a former high-ranking Bosnian Serb army officer charged with crimes including genocide in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, crosses himself as he waits for the the Yugoslav war crimes tribunal to deliver its judgment in The Hague, Wednesday Dec. 12, 2012. (AP Photo/Peter Dejong, Pool)

    U.N. court convicts Bosnian Serb of genocide

    A U.N. war crimes court convicted a former senior Bosnian Serb army commander Wednesday of genocide for playing a key role in Europe's worst massacre since World War II and sentenced him to life imprisonment, delivering another measure of justice to survivors still hunting for the remains of their husbands and sons.


  • UN offers prize to illuminate 3,000 Bosnian homes

    Challenge prizes have inspired inventions like margarine or canned food or achievements like the Lindbergh flight over the Atlantic.


  • A poster depicting Gen. Ante Gotovina is seen in harbor in his hometown of Pakostane, southern Croatia, Thursday, April 14, 2011. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)

    KUHNER: Croatia's triumph

    Croatia's national independence finally has been secured. This is the real meaning of the recent ruling by the U.N. war crimes court in The Hague to overturn the conviction of Croatian Gen. Ante Gotovina.


  • Briefly: Topless pro-gay protesters clash with anti-gay group

    The Ukrainian group Femen, whose topless members stage pranks to support gay rights, taunted a march in Paris by Catholics who oppose France's draft law to legalize gay marriage.


  • Bakir Izetbegovic (center), chairman of the Bosnia and Herzegovina tri-presidency, speaks alongside U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton (left) and Catherine Ashton, high representative for European Union foreign policy, during a press conference at the Presidency in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012. (AP Photo/Saul Loeb, Pool)

    U.S., European Union hopeful of new Iran nuke talks

    The United States and the European Union said Tuesday they'll press on with sanctions against Iran, even as they hope the promise of new negotiations could lead to a diplomatic solution ending the nuclear standoff.


  • Bosnian mayor pioneers headscarf

    When Amra Babic walks down the streets of the central Bosnian town of Visoko wearing her Muslim headscarf, men sitting in outdoor cafes instantly rise from their chairs, fix their clothes and put out their cigarettes.


  • Bosnia's National Museum closes after 124 years

    It survived the breakup of the Austrian empire, two world wars, the longest city siege in modern history and a bloody war in the 1990s that killed 100,000 people. Yet after 124 years, Bosnia's National Museum closed its doors Thursday due to dwindling state funding and disputes among rival ethnic groups.


  • A Bosnian Muslim woman weeps as she touches the coffin of a relative among the more than 500 caskets displayed at the Potocari Memorial Cemetery near Srebrenica, Bosnia-Herzegovina, on Wednesday, July 11, 2012. (AP Photo/Sulejman Omerbasic)

    Bosnians bury 520 Srebrenica genocide victims

    They came again, on the 17th anniversary of Europe's worst massacre since World War II, to bury their dead in the town whose name is now synonymous with genocide.


  • Angelina Jolie visits Bosnia for film festival

    Angelina Jolie has arrived in Bosnia to attend the Sarajevo Film Festival, this time as the city's honorary citizen.


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