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Bosnian Islamist Gets 18 Years For US Embassy Attack

Posted December 6th, 2012 at 5:35 pm (UTC-5)
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A court in Bosnia-Herzegovina has sentenced an Islamist radical to 18 years in prison for last year’s gun attack on the U.S. embassy in Sarajevo. The state court in Sarajevo Thursday found Mevlid Jasarevic guilty of a terrorist attack by shooting at the U.S. embassy from an automatic weapon in October 2011. Jasarevic’s alleged accomplices […]

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UN War Crimes Court Upholds Bosnian Serb Convictions

Posted December 4th, 2012 at 1:55 pm (UTC-5)
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A United Nations war crimes court has upheld the convictions of two Bosnian Serbs accused of killing more than 100 people during the Balkans conflict of the 1990s. The appeals court on Tuesday affirmed the life sentence of Milan Lukic, a founding member of a group known as the White Eagles, or the Avengers, which […]

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Bosnia Cracks Down on Organized Crime

Posted September 12th, 2012 at 10:35 am (UTC-5)
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Bosnian authorities say they have launched a major operation against organized crime, conducting raids across the country on groups suspected of murders, drug trafficking, and robbery. The head of Bosnia-Herzegovina’s state security agency, Goran Zubac, told reporters Wednesday that this is the largest crackdown on organized crime since the Bosnian war ended in 1995. He […]

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Bosnia Marks 17th Anniversary of Srebrenica Massacre of Muslims

Posted July 10th, 2012 at 8:55 pm (UTC-5)
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Bosnia-Herzegovina on Wednesday marks the 17th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of 8,000 Muslim men and boys at the hands of Bosnian Serb forces. People from across the nation and elsewhere are gathering near the eastern Bosnian town — the site of Europe’s worst case of mass murder since World War II. The central event […]

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Bosnia Marks 17th Anniversary of Srebrenica Massacre

Posted July 10th, 2012 at 7:15 pm (UTC-5)
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Bosnia-Herzegovina is set to mark the 17th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of thousands of Muslim men and boys at the hands of Bosnian Serb forces. People from across the nation and elsewhere are gathering near the eastern Bosnian town where the central commemoration is to take place Wednesday. The central event will be the […]

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Mladic Genocide Trial Reopens in The Hague

Posted July 9th, 2012 at 10:40 am (UTC-5)
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The genocide and warcrimes trial of former Bosnian Serb wartime Commander Ratko Mladic resumed Monday with the prosecution’s first witness taking the stand. Bosnian Muslim Elvedin Pasic told the court in The Hague how, at age 14, he survived the execution of 150 men by Bosnian Serb troops in November 1992 in the northern village […]

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Ratko Mladic Genocide Trial Reopens in The Hague

Posted July 9th, 2012 at 8:15 am (UTC-5)
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The genocide and warcrimes trial of former Bosnian Serb wartime Commander Ratko Mladic resumed Monday with the prosecution’s first witness expected to take the stand. Bosnian Muslim Elvedin Pasic will tell the court in The Hague how he survived the execution of 150 men by Bosnian Serb troops in November 1992 in the northern village […]

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Prosecution Opens Case Against Bosnian Wartime Commander Monday

Posted July 8th, 2012 at 5:15 pm (UTC-5)
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United Nations prosecutors will open their case against Bosnian Serb wartime commander Ratko Mladic on Monday, with their first witness testifying in his war crimes trial. Bosnian Muslim Elvedin Pasic will tell the court in The Hague how he survived the execution of 150 men by Bosnian Serb troops in November 1992 in the northern […]

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UN War Crimes Court Drops One Genocide Count Against Karadzic

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 3:05 pm (UTC-5)
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Judges at the United Nations war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia have dropped one of two genocide charges against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic. A tribunal spokesperson said the court found that prosecutors did not present enough evidence to support the genocide count in relation to killings by Bosnian Serb forces in towns […]

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UN War Crimes Court Drops One Genocide Count Against Karadzic

Posted June 28th, 2012 at 10:30 am (UTC-5)
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Judges at the U.N. war crimes tribunal for the former Yugoslavia have dropped one of two genocide charges against former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic. At the Hague, presiding judge O-Gon Kwon said prosecutors did not present enough evidence to support the genocide count in relation to killings by Bosnian Serb forces in towns and […]

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