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'Naughty' Pope pours cold water on talk of Virgin Mary appearing in Bosnia

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'Naughty' Pope pours cold water on talk of Virgin Mary appearing in Bosnia

- Pope Francis has effectively dismissed reports of continuing apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in southern Bosnia, saying the visions "don't have much value" even if the shrine itself has helped Catholics find God. Francis provided the first ever details about the contentious process that has been under way for years to determine whether the Catholic Church should describe the Medjugorje visions as authentic

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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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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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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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Sarajevo, Baku went through aggression of their neighboring countries
Sarajevo, Baku went through aggression of their neighboring countries Baku, Azerbaijan, May 17. “After the collapse of Yugoslavia and the Soviet Union, Sarajevo and Baku found themselves exposed to great historical changes, as well as their countries Bosnia and Herzegovina and Azerbaijan, which went through the same cruel aggression of their neighboring countries,” noted the author. “One of them, unfortunately, ended in Srebrenica genocide, and the second one in terrible genocide in Khojaly town in Azerbaijan   Read More ...
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Scott Turow’s New Thriller Investigates a Massacre in Bosnia
Scott Turow’s New Thriller Investigates a Massacre in Bosnia TESTIMONY. By Scott Turow 485 pp. Grand Central Publishing. $28. The Bosnian war and its aftermath is an excellent period in which to set a legal thriller because, more than 20 years after the end of that messy conflict, it is still unclear exactly who was responsible for doing what to whom. The war remains one of the bloodiest whodunits of 21st-century international relations   Read More ...
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Female footballer banned for beating opponent
Female footballer banned for beating opponent A female footballer has been banned for life for repeatedly punching an opponent in the head during a match. Silvija Sekacic, from Bosnia, beat up opposition player Adnu Ljubanovic during a match between her team Zeljeznicar and Mladost last month. She has now been banned from playing in any match hosted byFootball Association of Bosnia and Herzegovina for life after an official review   Read More ...
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Female football star banned for life after vicious attack on pitch in Bosnia's top flight
Female football star banned for life after vicious attack on pitch in Bosnia's top flight A female football star from Bosnia has been banned for life after handing out a vicious beating to an opponent. Silvija Sekacic's unprovoked attack on Adnu Ljubanovic in the top flight encounter between Zeljeznicar and Mladost. Sekacic pinned Ljubanovic to the ground and struck her repeatedly before team-mates and officials could break up the fight. Despite being shown a red card, Sekacic showed no remorse: “Red card, but at least if nothing else I beat her up   Read More ...
10 of Sead Kolasinac's Instagram posts that prove the new Gunners signing will fit in PERFECTLY at Arsenal
10 of Sead Kolasinac's Instagram posts that prove the new Gunners signing will fit in PERFECTLY at Arsenal He'll become the new Arsenal left-back next season, but how will Sead Kolasinac fit in in North London? Gunners boss Arsene Wenger has moved quickly to secure the signature of the 23-year-old Bosnia and Herzegovina international ahead of Manchester City and Chelsea, with the left-sided defender penning a four-year deal at the Emirates Stadium . Kolasinac will join up with his new teammates before the beginning of the 2017/18 campaign, but once they've learned how to pronounce his name , what can Gunners fans expect from their new man? Well, in short, good things   Read More ...
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Arsenal beat Manchester City and Chelsea to snatch Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac
Arsenal beat Manchester City and Chelsea to snatch Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac Arsenal has fended off interest from Manchester City and Chelsea to snatch Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac. AC Milan and Everton were also keen on the 23-year-old Bosnia and Herzegovina international. Kolasinac who has been offered a four-year contract by the Gunners can play left wing back and is seen as the club’s long term first choice. Wenger played down the story last month but Arsenal are confident the deal is done for the full back who is a free agent in the summer   Read More ...
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Where will Sead Kolasinac fit in at Arsenal?
Where will Sead Kolasinac fit in at Arsenal? May 15, 2017 18:15:00 The 23-year-old Bosnian international will sign for Arsenal when his contract with Schalke expires, but in what set-up will he play? Sead Kolasinac will join Arsenal when his contract with Schalke expires this summer. The 23-year-old Bosnia international has agreed a five-year contract with the Gunners after they beat Manchester City, AC Milan and Everton to his signature,   Read More ...
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Arsenal beat Manchester City and Chelsea to snatch Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac
Arsenal beat Manchester City and Chelsea to snatch Schalke left-back Sead Kolasinac Arsenal have fended off interest from Manchester City and Chelsea to snatch Schalke defender Sead Kolasinac. AC Milan and Everton were also keen on the 23-year-old Bosnia and Herzegovina international. Kolasinac has been offered a four-year contract by the Gunners, can play left wing back and is seen as the club’s long term first choice. Wenger played down the story last month but Arsenal are confident the deal is done for the full back who is a free agent in the summer   Read More ...
Netherlands down to 15th place on world children’s rights index
Netherlands down to 15th place on world children’s rights index The Netherlands has fallen two places on the latest annual international league table for children’s rights, behind countries such as Thailand, Tunisia and Bosnia-Herzegovina. Two years ago the country ranked second on the list, compiled by the KidsRights Foundation and Rotterdam’s Erasmus University, but the latest report puts it in 15 place. The study assesses 165 countries on the basis of how well they adhere to international standards on children’s rights   Read More ...
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Bosnian Serb opposition urges no-confidence motion against government
The opposition in Bosnia's Serb Republic pressed on Monday for a no-confidence motion against the government, accusing it of incompetence and corruption, with one party leader warning of street protests if the motion was rejected. Five opposition parties with a combined 31 lawmakers in the 83-seat regional parliament called for a debate about what they said was the government's mismanagement of the economy and alleged involvement in bribery   Read More ...
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Pope dubious of visions of Mary in Bosnian village
Pope dubious of visions of Mary in Bosnian village Pope Francis has voiced serious doubt about the authenticity of alleged continuing apparitions of the Madonna in Medjugorje, a once-obscure village in Bosnia boosted by the pilgrim business. “These presumed apparitions don’t have a lot of value. This I say as a personal opinion,” he told reporters on his plane returning Saturday night from Portugal where he gave the Catholic Church two new child saints   Read More ...
Pope dubious of visions of Mary in Bosnian village
Pope dubious of visions of Mary in Bosnian village Pope Francis has voiced serious doubt about the authenticity of alleged continuing apparitions of the Madonna in Medjugorje, a once-obscure village in Bosnia boosted by the pilgrim business. “These presumed apparitions don’t have a lot of value. This I say as a personal opinion,” he told reporters on his plane returning Saturday night from Portugal where he gave the Catholic Church two new child saints   Read More ...
'Naughty' Pope pours cold water on talk of Virgin Mary appearing in Bosnia
'Naughty' Pope pours cold water on talk of Virgin Mary appearing in Bosnia Pope Francis has effectively dismissed reports of continuing apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in southern Bosnia, saying the visions "don't have much value" even if the shrine itself has helped Catholics find God. Francis provided the first ever details about the contentious process that has been under way for years to determine whether the Catholic Church should describe the Medjugorje visions as authentic   Read More ...
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Pope casts doubt on Bosnian Virgin apparitions
ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE: Pope Francis on Saturday expressed serious doubts regarding reported daily apparitions of the Virgin at Medjugorje in Bosnia, a site which attracts a million pilgrims annually. In June 1981, six Bosnian children and teenagers said they had witnessed the appearance of the Virgin in the southern town, and allege she continues to visit to this day. The envoy, however, will not be tasked with verifying the authenticity of the apparitions, because that task falls to the Vatican's Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith   Read More ...
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Papa Francisco sobre Medjugorje: prefiero a la Virgen Madre y no la Virgen Jefe de Oficina Telegráfica
Papa Francisco sobre Medjugorje: prefiero a la Virgen Madre y no la Virgen Jefe de Oficina Telegráfica Al cumplirse 100 años de las apariciones de la Virgen de Fátima, mientras regresaba en el vuelo a Roma, el Papa Francisco expresó por primera vez su opinión personal sobre las presuntas apariciones marianas de Medjugorje, en Bosnia-Herzegovina. El Santo Padre explicó que “todas las apariciones o las presuntas apariciones pertenecen a la esfera privada, no son parte del magisterio público ordinario de la Iglesia”   Read More ...
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Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits
Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has effectively dismissed reports of continuing apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in Bosnia-Herzegovina, saying the visions "don't have much value" even if the shrine itself has helped Catholics find God. Francis provided the first-ever details about the contentious process that has been underway for years to determine whether the Catholic Church should declare the Medjugorje visions authentic   Read More ...
Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits
Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits ABOARD THE PAPAL PLANE (AP) — Pope Francis has effectively dismissed reports of continuing apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in Bosnia-Herzegovina, saying the visions "don't have much value" even if the shrine itself has helped Catholics find God. Francis provided the first-ever details about the contentious process that has been underway for years to determine whether the Catholic Church should declare the Medjugorje visions authentic   Read More ...
Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits
Pope nixes Medjugorje visions but says shrine has benefits Pope Francis has effectively dismissed reports of continuing apparitions of the Virgin Mary at the Medjugorje shrine in Bosnia-Herzegovina, saying the visions "don't have much value" even if the shrine itself has helped Catholics find God.   Read More ...
5 believed dead as small plane crashes and burns in Bosnia
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police say five people are believed dead after a small plane crashed near the southern Bosnian city of Mostar. Police in Mostar said Saturday the plane burst into flames after crashing and was completely burned. Three children were confirmed to be among the dead. Police said no one could have survived the crash and fire. No further information was available   Read More ...
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Light aircraft crashes in Bosnia, five dead: Police
SARAJEVO (REUTERS) - Five people, including three children, were killed in Bosnia on Saturday (May 13) when a light aircraft they were travelling in crashed near the southern town of Mostar, police said. The accident occurred at 3.50pm local time (9.50pm Singapore time) and police, firefighters, paramedics and a prosecutor were at the site of the crash, a police duty officer told Reuters   Read More ...
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5 believed dead as small plane crashes and burns in Bosnia
Police say five people are believed dead after a small plane crashed near the southern Bosnian city of Mostar. Police in Mostar said Saturday the plane burst into flames after crashing and was completely burned. Three children were confirmed to be among the dead. Police said no one could have survived the crash and fire. No further information was available.   Read More ...
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5 believed dead as small plane crashes and burns in Bosnia
SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Police say five people are believed dead after a small plane crashed near the southern Bosnian city of Mostar. Police in Mostar said Saturday the plane burst into flames after crashing and was completely burned. Three children were confirmed to be among the dead. Police said no one could have survived the crash and fire. No further information was available   Read More ...
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Light aircraft crashes in Bosnia, five dead: police
SARAJEVO Five people, including three children, were killed in Bosnia on Saturday when a light aircraft they were traveling in crashed near the southern town of Mostar, police said. "Five people are dead, including a pilot and reportedly three children," the officer said, adding that the aircraft had caught fire and that the fifth victim had not yet been identified   Read More ...
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Light aircraft crashes in Bosnia, five dead - police
Light aircraft crashes in Bosnia, five dead - police SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Five people, including three children, were killed in Bosnia on Saturday when a light aircraft they were travelling in crashed near the southern town of Mostar, police said. The accident occurred at 3.50 pm local time (13:50 GMT) and police, firefighters, paramedics and a prosecutor were at the site of the crash, a police duty officer told Reuters   Read More ...
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Light aircraft crashes in Bosnia, five dead - police
Five people, including three children, were killed in Bosnia on Saturday when a light aircraft they were travelling in crashed near the southern town of Mostar, police said. The accident occurred at 3.50 pm local time (13:50 GMT) and police, firefighters, paramedics and a prosecutor were at the site of the crash, a police duty officer told Reuters. "Five people are dead, including a pilot and reportedly three children," the officer said, adding that the aircraft had caught fire and that the fifth victim had not yet been identified   Read More ...
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UN judges refuse Mladic request for provisional release
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — United Nations judges have refused to grant former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic provisional release on health grounds, saying they could not be sure he would return. In a decision released Friday, judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia who are trying Mladic for genocide and other offenses during Bosnia's 1992-95 war rejected his motion seeking release so he could travel to Russia for medical treatment   Read More ...
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UN judges refuse Mladic request for provisional release
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — United Nations judges have refused to grant former Bosnian Serb military chief Gen. Ratko Mladic provisional release on health grounds, saying they could not be sure he would return. In a decision released Friday, judges at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia who are trying Mladic for genocide and other offenses during Bosnia's 1992-95 war rejected his motion seeking release so he could travel to Russia for medical treatment   Read More ...
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Bosnia 1992: The Omarska Camp
Bosnia 1992: The Omarska Camp Filmmaker: Nidal Magrabi. Between May and August 1992, more than 3,200 Bosnian Muslims, known as Bosniaks, and Croats were killed in and around the town of Prijedor and at the Omarska concentration camp. "Prijedor was a truly lively town. People had always lived together. They relied on each other. The mosque faced the church. People were together at weddings, at funerals, as godparents   Read More ...
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Incredible brawl in women’s football match
Incredible brawl in women’s football match The clash between Zeljeznicar and Mladost was marred by a staggering fight that may lead to Silvija Sekacic being banned from the game for life. Any misconceptions that you might have had that women’s football is less aggressive than the men’s game will be obliterated by these scenes at an encounter in Bosnia-Herzegovina. In the 13th round of action in the top-flight encounter between Zeljeznicar and Mladost, Silvija Sekacic attacked Adnu Ljubanovic in an incredible fashion   Read More ...
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“Unfinished Justice: Restitution and Remembrance” put Baltics in unfavorable spotlight
The failure of 12 countries, including Poland and Bosnia and Herzegovina, to return or compensate for Jewish property stolen during the Holocaust has been condemned in the European Parliament. Speaking as a new report showed that Holocaust survivors are still being challenged by legal and technical problems over property confiscated more than 70 years ago, the President of the European Parliament Antonio Tajani, said: “Restitution, together with remembrance and reconciliation, is a fundamental element to restore justice after the Holocaust   Read More ...
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No need to Pjanic as Juventus get new physio
No need to Pjanic as Juventus get new physio Ahead of Friday night's Serie A game at Atalanta, the Bosnian midfielder was given a rub down by a team-mate. Miralem Pjanic seemingly has a new masseur at Juventus in the form of fellow midfielder Sami Khedira. A video released on social media showed the pair together in the physio’s room, with Khedira giving his team-mate a rub down. Pjanic, however, sought the aid of massage cream for the midfielder, though Khedira had other ideas, jokingly pretending to spit on the Bosnian's leg   Read More ...
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Jess Fishlock column: It's a tricky draw, but a good one
Jess Fishlock column: It's a tricky draw, but a good one Wales have been drawn against England, Russia, Bosnia & Herzegovina and Kazakhstan. I think it's a tricky draw, but a good one. The travel we must do is not ideal, but I definitely feel we could have faced something a lot worse and we can be pretty confident going into it. People will talk about the matches against England and we're always going to enjoy playing against a team like them   Read More ...
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Women's World Cup: Wales relish England and long trips, says Jayne Ludlow
Wales will kick-off their 2019 Women's World Cup qualifying campaign with trips to Kazakhstan and Russia. Four of their opening five Pool A matches are away, and Wales finish at home against England in August 2018. They also play Bosnia & Herzegovina but manager Jayne Ludlow says the trips to eastern Europe can be a benefit. "They give us different types of opportunities because there's a lot of travelling time and we spend more time together as a squad," she said   Read More ...
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