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Beki wa zamani wa Chelsea, Terry akaribishwa Bournemouth kuanza maisha mapya

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Beki wa zamani wa Chelsea, Terry akaribishwa Bournemouth kuanza maisha mapya

- London, England. Asmir Begovic amemkaribisha John Tery huku akimpa angalizo kutokana na kubadili maisha akitokea Chelsea. Kipa huyo raia wa Bosnia-Herzegovina, Begovic aliiwahi kuitumikia Chelsea kwa miaka miwili na kutimkia klabu ya Thibaut Courtois ya Ligi Kuu. Terry aliaga msimu ulioisha akisema anakwenda kutafuta maisha ya soka sehemu nyingine. Mchezaji huyo alikuwa anahusihwa kuhamia Aston Villa, lakini Begovic anayecheza kwa mkopo klabu ya Bournemouth anamkaribisha mchezaji huyo mkongwe

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Greece hold misfiring Bosnia to dour 0-0 draw

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Greece hold misfiring Bosnia to dour 0-0 draw

- ZENICA, Bosnia Herzogovina: Greece stayed on course for a World Cup qualifying playoff spot after holding Bosnia to a 0-0 draw in a tepid Group H qualifier at Bilino Polje stadium on Friday. The result left the Greeks second in the group on 12 points from six games, four behind leaders Belgium and one ahead of the third-placed Bosnians. Europe's nine group winners will qualify automatically for next year's 32-team tournament in Russia while the eight best runners-up will enter a two-legged playoff for the remaining four places

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Serb president bans teaching about Sarajevo siege, Srebrenica genocide

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Serb president bans teaching about Sarajevo siege, Srebrenica genocide

- SARAJEVO: Bosnia's Serb Republic leader on Tuesday banned any teaching about the siege of Sarajevo and genocide in Srebrenica, denying for the first time that Bosnian Serb forces besieged and attacked people in the capital for years during the 1990s war. Bosnian Serb leaders have always denied the 1995 massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks in Srebrenica was genocide although two international war crimes courts have stated the atrocity constituted genocide

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Drug mule Michaella in secret prison fling with Bosnian gangster

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Drug mule Michaella in secret prison fling with Bosnian gangster

- The cocaine smuggler (24) enjoyed secret prison trysts with criminal Anthony 'Javier' Hamidovic while both served time in Peru's notorious Ancon prison. The couple have made plans to meet up after he finishes his stretch behind bars later this year. They have been swapping texts and snaps while Hamidovic has been locked up. However, their plans to be reunited could run into trouble as police in Bosnia want to speak to the criminal over a worldwide pickpocketing network, which saw 500 child thieves put on the streets

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For family of fallen soldier from Nebraska, every day is Memorial Day

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For family of fallen soldier from Nebraska, every day is Memorial Day

- The family said goodbye to Germaine Debro on a frigid winter day in 2006. Debro was headed out for training before deploying to Iraq the next month, and his youngest brother, Maurice Debro, tried to comfort their mother as tears slipped down her face. “Don’t cry,” he said. “He’s just going to go play G.I. Joe.” Germaine had been deployed twice already with the Nebraska National Guard: first to Kuwait in 2001 and then to Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2002

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Hrustic bolts into 30-man Socceroos squad ahead of busy June schedule

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Hrustic bolts into 30-man Socceroos squad ahead of busy June schedule

- Six uncapped players have been selected in the preliminary Australian squad for the June 2017 Confederations Cup, a friendly against Brazil and the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia, including bolter Ajdin Hrustic. The 20-year-old Groningen winger was in the midst of a tug-of-war between Australia and his paternal home of Bosnia and Herzegovina but after being convinced by coach Ange Postecoglou to wear the green and gold, the youngster was rewarded with his first call-up to the national team

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No yolk! Bosnian villagers shoe eggs to keep age-old craft alive

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No yolk! Bosnian villagers shoe eggs to keep age-old craft alive

- KRESEVO, Bosnia: Centuries ago when Saxons developed mining and blacksmithing in Bosnia’s Kresevo, the ability to shoe an egg was regarded as the sign an apprentice was fit to start his own business and family. Now only a handful of men in the village are still practising the art of fitting miniature horseshoes to eggshells, including 69-year-old Stjepan Biletic who trained to do so when he retired from schoolteaching after the 1992-95 Bosnian war

Politics and poetics of identity

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Politics and poetics of identity

- Alia Ali’s parents belong to places whose borders have been redrawn. Her father was born in South Yemen, and her mother is from a town in Yugoslavia that is now in Bosnia. The Yemeni-Bosnian-American artist has lived in seven countries, speaks five languages and currently lives between New Orleans and Marrakesh. She knows what it feels like to be an outsider and what it means to create an identity that encompasses different cultures

Jusuf Nurkic has an anthem, and it's fantastic

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Jusuf Nurkic has an anthem, and it's fantastic

- Jusuf Nurkic is celebrated in Portland for adding a spark to lift the Trail Blazers into NBA playoff contention. Now, the prolific center is being celebrated in song, too. Dubioza Kolektiv, a band from Nurkic's native Bosnia and Herzegovina, has released "Nurk Fever." It's gold. The lyrics note he's from the "Wild Wild East," and that his nickname is the "Bosnian Beast

Bosnian Mufti Vows Continued Fight Against Extremists

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Bosnian Mufti Vows Continued Fight Against Extremists

- WASHINGTON — The leader of Bosnia’s Muslim community this week vowed to continue fighting radicalization via education and sustained pressure on extremist offshoots within the small Balkan nation. After a recent meeting with White House and State Department officials, Grand Mufti Husein Kavazovic told VOA in an exclusive interview that he felt reassured that the new administration supports Bosnian unity and sovereignty, and the Balkan nation’s efforts against radicalization abroad

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MLS supporters look to Bosnian community in push to win votes for proposed stadium

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MLS supporters look to Bosnian community in push to win votes for proposed stadium

- ST. LOUIS (KTVI) – Major League Soccer supporters are looking for a boost heading into Tuesday’s election in St. Louis which will determine the future of bring a team to the Gateway City and build a soccer stadium in Downtown St. Louis. Organizers are meeting with members of the Bosnian community to help spread the spirit of soccer. There's a big push to get the vote out in the Bosnian community to vote on Proposition 1 and 2 that will help fund a stadium near Union Station

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Turkish President slams Dutch over Srebrenica massacre on eve of historic Dutch election

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Turkish President slams Dutch over Srebrenica massacre on eve of historic Dutch election

- Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the failure, still a raw nerve in the Netherlands, revealed Dutch "morality" was "broken" Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan launched a fresh attack on the Netherlands on Tuesday, accusing the Dutch of facilitating the massacre of Muslim men at Srebrenica, in 1995 Bosnia, as diplomatic relations between the countries continue to sour. Bosnian Serb forces were in fact behind the massacre but Dutch UN peacekeepers failed to protect the victims

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Feb 26 edition

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While You Were Sleeping: 5 stories you might have missed, Feb 26 edition

- One dead after man drives into crowd in German town A 73-year-old German man died in hospital after being seriously injured when a man drove into a crowd outside a bakery in the southwestern town of Heidelberg, police and prosecutors said in a joint statement. Police said the two people other people who were injured – a 32-year-old Austrian man and a 29-year-old woman from Bosnia and Herzegovina – received

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Vuelven las turbulencias en relaciones Serbia-Bosnia y Herzegovina - Diario Co Latino

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Vuelven las turbulencias en relaciones Serbia-Bosnia y Herzegovina - Diario Co Latino

- Vuelven las turbulencias en relaciones Serbia-Bosnia y Herzegovina Por Roberto Molina Hernández. Belgrado/PL. El fantasma del pasado aún cercano de guerra y muerte en la región vuelve a agitar hoy las tensiones en las relaciones entre Serbia y Bosnia y Herzegovina. Los nexos entre los dos países vecinos daban señales en los últimos meses de encaminarse por la vía de la cooperación y el entendimiento basados en acciones concretas y

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Bosnia submits bid to revise genocide ruling, angering Serbs

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Bosnia submits bid to revise genocide ruling, angering Serbs

- Bosnia formally submitted on Thursday its request for a revision of a U.N. court ruling that cleared Serbia of blame for genocide, prompting an angry response from Bosnian Serbs who said the move imperilled the country's postwar settlement.

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Pope Francis greets Bosnian youth

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Pope Francis greets Bosnian youth

- 2017-01-18 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Wednesday gave a special greeting to a group of children from Bosnia and Herzegovina who have been participating in a special programme to foster inter-community harmony by allowing children from different backgrounds to live together in a neutral setting, which in this case is Sicily. Children from Catholic, Orthodox, and Muslim backgrounds have been living with Sicilian host families from 19 December,

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Dodik

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U.S. imposes sanctions on Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Dodik

- WASHINGTON The United States imposed sanctions on Bosnian Serb nationalist leader Milorad Dodik on Tuesday for actively obstructing efforts to implement the 1995 Dayton Accords that ended the more than three-year war in Bosnia and Herzegovina. Dodik is the president of Republika Srpska, the autonomous Bosnian Serb half of the country established by the agreements. Once praised as a democratic reformer, Dodik oversaw the holding of a referendum in September

Tennis stars add glitter to Chennai Open fashion show

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Tennis stars add glitter to Chennai Open fashion show

- India’s multiple Grand Slam champion Leander Paes and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s movie star and tennis sensation Damir Dzumhur set the ramp on fire when they walked for designers Lalit Dalmia and Pranjal Kadkade at the Aircel Chennai Open fashion show here organised by 6 degrees. Watch what else is making news. Russia’s upcoming star Daniil Medvedev, US’s Nicholas Monroe and Indian rookie Jeevan Nedunchezhiyan were the other tennis stars

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Supreme Court narrows grounds for revoking citizenship of naturalized citizens
Supreme Court narrows grounds for revoking citizenship of naturalized citizens The case concerned a naturalized citizen who was deported after lying on her naturalization application The ruling will come as relief to advocates of immigrant rights groups The case concerned Divna Maslenjak, a naturalized citizen who was deported after lying on her naturalization application. Maslenjak, an ethnic Serb who was born in a Serb village in what is today Bosnia and Herzegovina, arrived in the United States in 2000 as a refugee and was ultimately granted naturalization in 2007   Read More ...
Beki wa zamani wa Chelsea, Terry akaribishwa Bournemouth kuanza maisha mapya
Beki wa zamani wa Chelsea, Terry akaribishwa Bournemouth kuanza maisha mapya London, England. Asmir Begovic amemkaribisha John Tery huku akimpa angalizo kutokana na kubadili maisha akitokea Chelsea. Kipa huyo raia wa Bosnia-Herzegovina, Begovic aliiwahi kuitumikia Chelsea kwa miaka miwili na kutimkia klabu ya Thibaut Courtois ya Ligi Kuu. Terry aliaga msimu ulioisha akisema anakwenda kutafuta maisha ya soka sehemu nyingine. Mchezaji huyo alikuwa anahusihwa kuhamia Aston Villa, lakini Begovic anayecheza kwa mkopo klabu ya Bournemouth anamkaribisha mchezaji huyo mkongwe   Read More ...
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Whangarei Sistema represents NZ in international music project
Whangarei Sistema represents NZ in international music project Sistema Whangarei - Toi Akorangi joined 14 other El Sistema-based groups from around the world to a make a music video. Orginially recorded to raise money for music schools in Bosnia and Herzegovina ruined by flooding in 2014, it was re-recorded with the international groups with the aim of becoming a universal children's anthem. The Sistema group of the 30 from Whangarei recorded a video and a separate audio recording of them singing in April, then sent both files away to be added to the collaboration   Read More ...
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Canada's wounded vets 'soldier on' at golf tournie [Photos]
Canada's wounded vets 'soldier on' at golf tournie
                            
                                [Photos] Previous Next Retired Canadian Forces warrant officer Tom Martineau spoke about his time in Bosnia-Herzegovina during the annual lunch at Beacon Hall’s Soldier On to St. Andrews golf tournament. (Jon McCarthy/Toronto Sun) Retired Canadian Forces major Jay Feyko is the senior manager of the Soldier On to St. Andrews golf tournament, which held its fourth annual charity event on June 6, 2017   Read More ...
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Manolas criticises 'disrespectful' Bosnia after post-match brawl
Manolas criticises 'disrespectful' Bosnia after post-match brawl Greece defender Kostas Manolas criticised Bosnia-Herzegovina after he and club team-mate Edin Dzeko were involved in an ugly spat during a post-match brawl. After a tense affair, which started with Bosnia fans booing the Greece national anthem, Dzeko confronted Roma team-mate Manolas and put his hand on his face as tempers boiled over at Bilino Polje Stadium. There were punches thrown among other players and Manolas later condemned Bosnia's behaviour   Read More ...
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Estonia 0 Belgium 2: Mertens, Chadli see Martinez's men safely past 10-man hosts
Estonia 0 Belgium 2: Mertens, Chadli see Martinez's men safely past 10-man hosts Dries Mertens and Nacer Chadli did the damage as Belgium beat 10-man Estonia 2-0 in their World Cup qualifying Group H encounter. Roberto Martinez's side dominated the entire match and, although they produced a somewhat flat performance in which they failed to make the most of their chances, never looked like slipping up as they opened up a four-point advantage over Greece, who drew 0-0 at Bosnia-Herzegovina   Read More ...
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Greece hold misfiring Bosnia to dour 0-0 draw
Greece hold misfiring Bosnia to dour 0-0 draw ZENICA, Bosnia Herzogovina: Greece stayed on course for a World Cup qualifying playoff spot after holding Bosnia to a 0-0 draw in a tepid Group H qualifier at Bilino Polje stadium on Friday. The result left the Greeks second in the group on 12 points from six games, four behind leaders Belgium and one ahead of the third-placed Bosnians. Europe's nine group winners will qualify automatically for next year's 32-team tournament in Russia while the eight best runners-up will enter a two-legged playoff for the remaining four places   Read More ...
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Disabled Bosnian boy beats odds to become swimming champion
Disabled Bosnian boy beats odds to become swimming champion SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Six-year-old Bosnian boy Ismail Zulfic was born without arms and with a deformed foot into a society that often neglects and marginalizes children with disabilities. But his parents and an inspirational sports instructor have helped him overcome his physical limitations - and a fear of water - to win a gold medal at a regional competition for disabled swimmers and the hearts of many people in the Balkans   Read More ...
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Bosnia v Greece Betting: Visiting defence unlikely to stave off eventual defeat
Bosnia v Greece Betting: Visiting defence unlikely to stave off eventual defeat Both teams have made solid starts to their World Cup 2018 qualifying campaigns and we expect the hosts to edge a tight encounter on Friday evening. Greece look to continue their unbeaten start to World Cup qualifying with a trip to Bosnia on Friday night. The 2004 European champions were seconds away from recording an impressive victory away to Belgium in March, before Romelu Lukaku grabbed a last-minute equaliser as the game finished 1-1 and the Red Devils stayed top of Group H   Read More ...
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Arsene Wenger plans to play both Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac at the same time
Arsene Wenger plans to play both Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac at the same time Arsene Wenger is planning to fit left-backs Nacho Monreal and Sead Kolasinac into the same Arsenal team next season. Bosnia and Herzegovina international Kolasinac joined Arsenal on a free transfer from Schalke this week and is expected to be first choice on the left for the Gunners in 2017/18. But that does not mean Monreal, who had an excellent end to the season, will necessarily struggle for game time in the coming campaign   Read More ...
Chicago suburb that wouldn't allow mosque to pay $580,000
CHICAGO – A Chicago suburb has agreed to pay $580,000 to settle two lawsuits that alleged the city violated a Bosnian Muslim congregation's religious freedom when it refused to allow the group to turn a vacant building into a mosque. In a Tuesday news release, the U.S. Department of Justice says Des Plaines agreed to settle a complaint it brought against the community as well as a lawsuit brought by The Society of American Bosnians and Herzegovinans   Read More ...
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Pressure grows to cancel Bosnia concert by Croat nationalist
Major powers called on Tuesday for the cancellation of a planned concert in Bosnia by a Croatian nationalist singer whose songs are offensive to Serbs and Muslim Bosniaks, saying it could derail reconciliation in the ethnically divided country. Marko Perkovic Thompson, whose shows have been cancelled in several European countries because of his unruly fans , has been invited by the Bosnian Croat leadership to take part in a concert on Thursday in honour of Croatian detainees at the U   Read More ...
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Pressure grows to cancel Bosnia concert by Croat nationalist
SARAJEVO Major powers called on Tuesday for the cancellation of a planned concert in Bosnia by a Croatian nationalist singer whose songs are offensive to Serbs and Muslim Bosniaks, saying it could derail reconciliation in the ethnically divided country. Marko Perkovic Thompson, whose shows have been canceled in several European countries because of his unruly fans, has been invited by the Bosnian Croat leadership to take part in a concert on Thursday in honor of Croatian detainees at the U   Read More ...
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Bosnian defender Kolasinac to join Arsenal
Bosnian defender Kolasinac to join Arsenal LONDON: Arsene Wenger's first activity in the transfer market since signing a new contract last week is to secure the services of Bosnian international defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer.   Read More ...
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Serb president bans teaching about Sarajevo siege, Srebrenica genocide
Serb president bans teaching about Sarajevo siege, Srebrenica genocide SARAJEVO: Bosnia's Serb Republic leader on Tuesday banned any teaching about the siege of Sarajevo and genocide in Srebrenica, denying for the first time that Bosnian Serb forces besieged and attacked people in the capital for years during the 1990s war. Bosnian Serb leaders have always denied the 1995 massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks in Srebrenica was genocide although two international war crimes courts have stated the atrocity constituted genocide   Read More ...
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Arsenal makes defender Sead Kolasinac their 1st off-season recruit
Arsenal makes defender Sead Kolasinac their 1st off-season recruit Top News India vs Nepal international friendly 2017 Live Streaming: When and where to watch the football match, live TV coverage, time in IST England vs New Zealand Live Score, ICC Champions Trophy 2017: England scalp New Zealand opener Luke Ronchi for a golden duck Arsenal say Bosnia-Herzegovina defender Sead Kolasinac will be the club’s first signing in the transfer window   Read More ...
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Serb president bans teaching about Sarajevo siege, Srebrenica genocide
Bosnia's Serb Republic leader on Tuesday banned any teaching about the siege of Sarajevo and genocide in Srebrenica, denying for the first time that Bosnian Serb forces besieged and attacked people in the capital for years during the 1990s war. Bosnian Serb leaders have always denied the 1995 massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim Bosniaks in Srebrenica was genocide although two international war crimes courts have stated the atrocity constituted genocide   Read More ...
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Bosnian defender Kolasinac to join Arsenal
Bosnian defender Kolasinac to join Arsenal London, United Kingdom | AFP | Arsene Wenger’s first activity in the transfer market since signing a new contract last week is to secure the services of Bosnian international defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer. Kolasinac — who turns 24 later this month — joins the FA Cup winners from Bundesliga side Schalke 04 and will compete with Nacho Monreal for the first choice berth   Read More ...
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Bosnian defender Kolasinac to join Arsenal
Bosnian defender Kolasinac to join Arsenal Arsene Wenger's first activity in the transfer market since signing a new contract last week is to secure the services of Bosnian international defender Sead Kolasinac on a free transfer. Kolasinac, who turns 24 later this month, joins the FA Cup winners from Bundesliga side Schalke 04 and will compete with Nacho Monreal for the first choice berth. "Sead Kolasinac will join us this summer on a long-term contract subject to the completion of all regulatory processes, the defender will start pre-season training in July   Read More ...
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How do you pronounce Sead Kolasinac?
Arsenal fans have had plenty of time to learn about the Bosnian's playing style, but they may not know how to say his name. Luckily, he has helped out. Arsenal have started adding to their squad in preparation for next season with the signing Sead Kolasinac. once his Schalke contract expired this summer. The long build up to his signing for the Premier League side has given fans time to learn about his playing style and where he will fit in Arsene Wenger's side   Read More ...
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Arsenal signing Kolasinac says he 'rejected many offers' from large European clubs
Arsenal signing Kolasinac says he 'rejected many offers' from large European clubs The Premier League side sealed the signing of the Bosnia-Herzegovina international, who admits to turning down chances to leave Schalke last winter. Sead Kolasinac bade an emotional farewell to Schalke after sealing a move to Arsenal and revealed he had rejected a number of offers from Europe's elite clubs. The left-back, who will finalise the switch when his contract expires at the end of June, has spent six years with Schalke and described the "many long sleepless nights" he endured before deciding to leave   Read More ...
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Sead Kolasinac joins Arsenal from Schalke - Capital Sports
Sead Kolasinac joins Arsenal from Schalke - Capital Sports Shares. LONDON, United Kingdom, June 6 – Arsenal have announced left-back Sead Kolasinac will join them this summer from Schalke. The Bosnia-Herzegovina international, 23, will join on a free transfer and become an Arsenal player on 1 July when the transfer window opens. “Subject to the completion of all regulatory processes, the defender will start pre-season training in July,” said an Arsenal statement   Read More ...
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Drug mule Michaella in secret prison fling with Bosnian gangster
Drug mule Michaella in secret prison fling with Bosnian gangster The cocaine smuggler (24) enjoyed secret prison trysts with criminal Anthony 'Javier' Hamidovic while both served time in Peru's notorious Ancon prison. The couple have made plans to meet up after he finishes his stretch behind bars later this year. They have been swapping texts and snaps while Hamidovic has been locked up. However, their plans to be reunited could run into trouble as police in Bosnia want to speak to the criminal over a worldwide pickpocketing network, which saw 500 child thieves put on the streets   Read More ...
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Pope Francis meets with Dragan Čović in private audience
Pope Francis meets with Dragan Čović in private audience 2017-06-01 Vatican Radio. (Vatican Radio) Pope Francis on Thursday received in audience Dragan Čović, Croatian Member of the Collegial Presidency of Bosnia and Herzegovina, in the Vatican Apostolic Palace. A statement from the Holy See Press Office said, "During the cordial discussions, satisfaction was expressed for the good bilateral relations, consolidated by the Basic Agreement of 2006, and the parties considered the situation of the country, the challenges it finds itself facing and its European aspirations, with an exchange of views on themes of interest such as peace, reconciliation, interreligious dialogue and the presence of the Catholic community in the country   Read More ...
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Three uncapped players named in Socceroos squad for June matches
Three uncapped players named in Socceroos squad for June matches Twenty-year-old winger Ajdin Hrustic is among three uncapped players included in the Socceroos' 23-man squad for their massive month of June. Hrustic had been the subject of a tug-of-war with his father's native country Bosnia and Herzegovina also chasing the emerging talent. Hrustic left Australia as a young teen, moving to Europe and Austria Vienna in 2012 before joining German Bundesliga side Schalke, then Dutch club Groningen, where he currently plays   Read More ...
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Bournemouth sign Begovic from Chelsea
Bournemouth sign Begovic from Chelsea May 30, 2017 17:23:06 The Bosnia and Herzegovina international has returned to the Cherries, putting pen to paper on a long-term contract at the Vitality Stadium. Asmir Begovic became the second player to leave Chelsea on Tuesday as he penned a "long-term" deal with fellow Premier League outfit Bournemouth. During his two seasons at Chelsea Begovic made 33 appearances across all competitions, keeping 10 clean sheets, and claimed a Premier League title winners' medal as Antonio Conte's side were crowned champions   Read More ...
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Bournemouth sign Asmir Begovic from Chelsea for £10million as keeper chases regular football
Bournemouth sign Asmir Begovic from Chelsea for £10million as keeper chases regular football Bournemouth have made their first major signing of the summer after agreeing a £10million deal to sign Asmir Begovic from Chelsea. Begovic enjoyed a memorable season with the west London club having won the Premier League title, but failed to establish a regular place in the side as Thibaut Courtois has established himself as first-choice keeper at Stamford Bridge. Bournemouth were hoping to clinch his signature and the Bosnia and Herzegovina keeper was thrilled to put pen to paper on a long-term deal   Read More ...
Pjanic out to expose Real Madrid weaknesses
Pjanic out to expose Real Madrid weaknesses The Bosnia-Herzegovina international believes Juventus can hurt the Champions League holders when they face one another on Saturday. Miralem Pjanic is optimistic about Juventus' chances in Saturday's Champions League final against Real Madrid as he feels the holders have their weaknesses. Massimiliano Allegri's men last made it to the Champions League final in 2015, when Barcelona proved to be too strong, but Pjanic is hopeful they can emerge victorious against another LaLiga giant   Read More ...
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For family of fallen soldier from Nebraska, every day is Memorial Day
For family of fallen soldier from Nebraska, every day is Memorial Day The family said goodbye to Germaine Debro on a frigid winter day in 2006. Debro was headed out for training before deploying to Iraq the next month, and his youngest brother, Maurice Debro, tried to comfort their mother as tears slipped down her face. “Don’t cry,” he said. “He’s just going to go play G.I. Joe.” Germaine had been deployed twice already with the Nebraska National Guard: first to Kuwait in 2001 and then to Bosnia-Herzegovina in 2002   Read More ...
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Roma striker Dzeko wins Serie A Capocannoniere
Roma striker Dzeko wins Serie A Capocannoniere The Bosnia-Herzegovina international fended off Dries Mertens and Andrea Belotti to claim the prize after netting on 29 occasions. A close-range effort 10 minutes into Sunday's 3-2 win over Genoa ensured the 31-year-old striker became the first Bosnian player to win the Capocannoniere, fending off the challenge of Dries Mertens who scored in Napoli's 4-2 win over Sampdoria to take his own total to 28   Read More ...
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A Courtroom Novelist Tackles War Crimes in Bosnia
A Courtroom Novelist Tackles War Crimes in Bosnia CHANGE OF VENUE: Scott Turow’s new novel, “Testimony,” enters the hardcover fiction list at No. 6, and it abandons Turow’s usual setting of Kindle County, Ill., to follow a Bosnian war-crimes trial in the International Criminal Court. Why the change? “In 2000,” Turow told me via email, “in the midst of a book tour, I attended a reception at the United States ambassador’s residence in The Hague, where I was encircled by a number of American lawyers working at war-crimes tribunals the U   Read More ...
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Tags: Crimes |  Wars |  War crimes | 
What does he know? Bosnian town defends Virgin sightings despite pope's doubt
What does he know? Bosnian town defends Virgin sightings despite pope's doubt "Whoever tells me that nothing happens in Medjugorje, I tell them to come here and try it," the 72-year-old Belgian woman said. She told AFP that "a warmth did not stop rising" inside her stomach on her first visit to the town 11 years ago, which followed surgery on a bladder tumour and a pessimistic diagnosis from doctors. In June 1981, six Bosnian teenagers said they had witnessed the appearance of the Virgin in the southern town near the Croatian border   Read More ...
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Bosnian town defends Virgin sightings, despite Pope's doubt
Bosnian town defends Virgin sightings, despite Pope's doubt Medjugorje (Bosnia and Herzegovina) (AFP) - Pope Francis is dismissive of claims that the Virgin Mary appears daily in Medjugorje, but Danielle Pitau is convinced that her pilgrimage to the small Bosnian town cured her of cancer. "Whoever tells me that nothing happens in Medjugorje, I tell them to come here and try it," the 72-year-old Belgian woman said. She told AFP that "a warmth did not stop rising" inside her stomach on her first visit to the town 11 years ago, which followed surgery on a bladder tumour and a pessimistic diagnosis from doctors   Read More ...
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Hrustic bolts into 30-man Socceroos squad ahead of busy June schedule
Hrustic bolts into 30-man Socceroos squad ahead of busy June schedule Six uncapped players have been selected in the preliminary Australian squad for the June 2017 Confederations Cup, a friendly against Brazil and the upcoming World Cup qualifier against Saudi Arabia, including bolter Ajdin Hrustic. The 20-year-old Groningen winger was in the midst of a tug-of-war between Australia and his paternal home of Bosnia and Herzegovina but after being convinced by coach Ange Postecoglou to wear the green and gold, the youngster was rewarded with his first call-up to the national team   Read More ...
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From fear of water to gold medal, Bosnian swimmer beats the odds
From fear of water to gold medal, Bosnian swimmer beats the odds SARAJEVO Six-year-old Bosnian Ismail Zulfic was born without arms and with a foot deformity and overcame his fear of the water to win a gold medal at a regional swimming competition. At the competition in Croatia, Ismail was cheered on by members of his swimming club, set up by Amel Kapo to coach disabled swimmers, and by his parents, who drive him twice a week to Sarajevo, 70 km (45 miles) from their home in the central Bosnian town of Zenica for swimming lessons   Read More ...
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From fear of water to gold medal, Bosnian swimmer beats the odds
SARAJEVO: Six-year-old Bosnian Ismail Zulfic was born without arms and with a foot deformity and overcame his fear of the water to win a gold medal at a regional swimming competition. At the competition in Croatia, Ismail was cheered on by members of his swimming club, set up by Amel Kapo to coach disabled swimmers, and by his parents, who drive him twice a week to Sarajevo, 70 km (45 miles) from their home in the central Bosnian town of Zenica for swimming lessons   Read More ...
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Tags: Swimming |  Swimmers |  Games |  Tournaments |  Medals |  Gold Medals | 
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Asensio, Deulofeu and Illarramendi named in Spain squad
Asensio, Deulofeu and Illarramendi named in Spain squad Julen Lopetegui has made one or two surprise choices for his squad for a friendly against Colombia and a World Cup qualifying clash against Macedonia. Real Madrid youngster Marco Asensio and AC Milan's Gerard Deulofeu have been included in Julen Lopetegui's Spain squad for the June international matches. Asensio, 21, made his Spain debut in the Euro 2016 warm-up match against Bosnia-Herzegovina last May but has not appeared for the national team since   Read More ...
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Are there lessons for Northern Ireland in Bosnia?
Are there lessons for Northern Ireland in Bosnia? It is a place where the consequences of bigotry and division were unspeakable. Visitors to Srebrenica often say they find the experience hard to put into words, but they do come away with lessons and reflections. I travelled to Bosnia with a group from Northern Ireland, on a trip organised by the charity Remembering Srebrenica. The delegation included representatives of faith groups, community organisations, and Troubles victims   Read More ...
Challenges can derail Bosnia and Herzegovina from path of stability, Security Council told
Challenges can derail Bosnia and Herzegovina from path of stability, Security Council told 18 May 2017 Though Bosnia and Herzegovina has continued its efforts towards membership in the European Union (EU) and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), negative incidents could still derail the country from the path of peace and stability, a senior diplomat told the United Nations Security Council today. The Office of the High Representative was created in 1995 to oversee the Dayton Peace Agreement signed by the Republic of Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Republic of Croatia and the Federal Republic of Yugoslavia that formally ended the 1992-1995 Bosnian war   Read More ...
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Wales Women name squad for Portugal friendly double header
Wales Women name squad for Portugal friendly double header Wales women's manager Jayne Ludlow has named her squad for June friendlies against Portugal. Ludlow's side will face Portugal in a double header in preparation for the Fifa Women's World Cup Qualifying campaign, which begins in the autumn. England, Russia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kazakhstan will be Wales' Group One opponents. Wales face Portugal in the first game on Thursday, 8 June with a second match two days later   Read More ...
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