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Bosnian War Train Killings Trial: Who are the Defendants?

Balkan Insight 06 Feb 2023
Four Serbs are awaiting the verdict in their trial for murdering 20 passengers who were seized from a train in Strpci in Bosnia in 1993, all of them allegedly fighters subordinate to notorious paramilitary killer Milan Lukic ....

Sarajevo city guide: your weekend break sorted

The Times/The Sunday Times 06 Feb 2023
The city is where Archduke Franz Ferdinand was shot, triggering the First World War. More recently it was the setting of a siege lasting almost four years in the Bosnian War of the 1990s ... Traditional Bosnian fare is done well here; try the bey’s soup (chicken and vegetable) and assorted dolma (mains from £7;

Civilians bore the brunt of 1,425-day Sarajevo siege

Anadolu Agency 04 Feb 2023
Thousands of civilians in Bosnia and Herzegovina were a target of countless massacres during the siege of Sarajevo amid the Bosnian War between 1992 and 1995. Sarajevo was exposed to daily bombings and mortar attacks by Bosnian Serb troops for 1,425 days ... The bombardment on Feb. 5, 1995, took the lives of 68 people and injured nearly 150 ... On Aug ... .

Who is the new Czech president Petr Pavel?

RTE 29 Jan 2023
As a United Nations peacekeeper during the Bosnian war, Mr Pavel was later awarded the Legion d'honneur by France for leading the rescue of 53 French peacekeepers trapped between Serb and Croat forces in 1993 ... The war in Ukraine and national security became a main talking point during the campaign.

Forgeries and the Truth About Srebrenica

GlobalResearch 28 Jan 2023
... Meholjic, as part of the Izetbegovic-Clinton strategy (from 1993) to kill (in fact, to slaughter by knives) about 5.000 Muslims so that the NATO alliance would have an alibi for direct military interference in the Bosnian-Herzegovinian civil war on the side against the Serbs.

Jane Olson: Storytelling Exposes Humanity

Scheerpost 27 Jan 2023
It isn’t until the personal stories and imagery of those affected by war, extreme poverty and tyranny are seen that a deeper understanding and empathy of situations emerges ... “The real enemy is war itself ... The Serbs had come into her village, a Bosnian Muslim village, during the ethnic cleansing war against Bosnian Muslims.

Holocaust Memorial Day: What is it and how many lives have been lost to genocide?

Metro UK 27 Jan 2023
Never forget (Picture. Getty Images). Holocaust Memorial Day is a day dedicated to the memory of those whose lives have been lost over the years to genocide ... (Picture. AP Photo/Jockel Finck) ... The Bosnian war (1992-1995) claimed an estimated 100,000 lives, while World Without Genocide state that 480,000 lives have been lost so far in the Darfur genocide.

‘The big battle is coming’: Ukrainian forces prepare for the war’s most intense phase

The Observer 27 Jan 2023
Whether it arrives here or somewhere else along the 750-mile frontline, the storm is expected to break this spring, ushering in what may prove to the most intense phase of the war so far ... The Bosnian war death toll of 100,000 has most probably already been surpassed ... Ukraine claims the number of Russian war dead alone has reached 100,000.

Bosnian war survivors share survival tips with Ukraine

Richmond Times Dispatch 23 Jan 2023
Residents of an eastern Bosnian town that survived a ...

Aleksandar Hemon: ‘A book isn’t a car – not everything has to work’

The Observer 22 Jan 2023
His new book, The World and All That It Holds, is a century-spanning, cross-continental polyglot gay romance between two conscripts, one Jewish, one Muslim, who fall in love fighting the first world war in central Europe ... There was not much football here when I ended up in the United States in the early 90s [during the Bosnian war].

Book Review: ‘The World and All That It Holds,’ by Aleksandar Hemon

New York Times 21 Jan 2023
In the postmodernist novel “The World and All That It Holds,” a Sephardi pharmacist falls in love with a Bosnian soldier as war breaks out in Sarajevo and beyond ... .

Anadolu Agency’s Morning Briefing - Jan. 21, 2023

Anadolu Agency 21 Jan 2023
US defense chief Lloyd Austin urged Western allies to increase military support to Ukraine, stressing that the war is entering a “decisive” phase.  ... A Bosnia and Herzegovina court sentenced former Bosnian Serb soldier Boban Indjic to 15 years in prison for committing war crimes during the 1992-1995 war ... .

Bosnian war survivors share endurance hacks with Ukraine

The Washington Post 20 Jan 2023
Residents of an eastern Bosnian town which survived a ...

Bosnia sentences former Serb soldier to 15 years for war crimes

Anadolu Agency 20 Jan 2023
... war in the country ... The Bosnian War was sparked by the break-up of Yugoslavia, which led Bosnia to declare independence in February 1992.

The world in brief: Spy case targets American, Russia says

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette 20 Jan 2023
Bosnian Serb sentenced for war crime. SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina -- A former Bosnian Serb military commander was sentenced to 15 years in prison Thursday for crimes against civilians during the country's 1992-95 interethnic war.

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