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U.S. Extradites Suspected War Criminal to Bosnia

Posted December 27th, 2011 at 2:00 pm (UTC-5)
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The United States has extradited a Bosnian Muslim woman who is suspected of taking part in the killings of Bosnian Croat civilians and prisoners of war during the region’s 1992 to 1995 ethnic conflict. In a statement Tuesday, Bosnian prosecutors said the United States extradited Rasema Handanovic. She was taken into custody upon her arrival […]

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Bosnian Serb Woman Arrested for Suspected War Crimes

Posted December 21st, 2011 at 1:35 pm (UTC-5)
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Police in Bosnia-Herzegovina have arrested a Bosnian Serb woman suspected of committing brutal crimes against non-Serbs during the war in the Balkans in the 1990s. Officials said Wednesday the woman was detained in the northern Bosnian town of Brcko. Local media have identified her as Monika Ilic. She was a wartime girlfriend of Goran Jelisic, […]

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UN Official Calls Bosnia Politically Stagnant

Posted November 15th, 2011 at 6:35 pm (UTC-5)
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The United Nations High Representative for Bosnia and Herzegovina says the country is politically stagnant because its leaders are unwilling to talk and compromise. Valentin Inzko told the Security Council Tuesday that rhetoric from Bosnian ethnic leaders is doing serious damage by spreading chauvinism, fear, and mistrust. The 1995 peace deal that ended the war […]

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Refugee Apartment Building Named After Angelina Jolie Opens in Bosnia

Posted November 3rd, 2011 at 5:40 pm (UTC-5)
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APExpress 4 – 11/3/2011 3:07:00 PM – AP-APTN-1800: Bosnia Angelina Jolie The U.S. ambassador to Bosnia-Herzegovina, Patrick Moon, opened an apartment building for refugees Thursday in a small town in Bosnia-Herzegovina. The building in the eastern town of Rogatica was financed by the United States. It will house 13 mostly elderly tenants who were displaced […]

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Bosnian Court Orders US Embassy Attacker Held in Custody

Posted October 31st, 2011 at 3:20 pm (UTC-5)
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A Bosnian court has ordered a gunman who fired at the U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo to be held for 30 days while the incident is investigated as a terrorist act. Mevlid Jasarevic fired his assault rifle at the Embassy Friday, wounding a security officer, before he was shot in the leg by a police sniper […]

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Lawyer: US Embassy Shooter in Bosnia ‘Acted Alone’

Posted October 30th, 2011 at 5:30 pm (UTC-5)
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The lawyer for a gunman who shot at the U.S. embassy in Bosnia-Herzegovina, wounding a guard, says his client is delirious and acted alone. Mevlid Jasarevic’s lawyer said Sunday that Jasarevic is unaware of what he did. The attorney says he will seek a psychiatric examination for his client. Jasarevic, a practitioner of Wahhabism, a […]

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Bosnia, Serbia Target Associates of Gunman after US Embassy Shooting

Posted October 29th, 2011 at 3:00 pm (UTC-5)
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Bosnian and Serbian police are working to track down associates of the gunman who opened fired on the U.S. embassy in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo. Serbian police Saturday carried out raids in three towns in southwestern Serbia, all with large Muslim communities, arresting 17 people. Officials said they also confiscated mobile phones, computers and […]

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15 Arrested After Shooting at US Embassy in Bosnia

Posted October 29th, 2011 at 5:55 am (UTC-5)
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Serbian police say they arrested 15 suspected radical Islamists, on Saturday, a day after a gunman who is believed to have ties to a radical group opened fire at the U.S. embassy in neighboring Bosnia. Serbian interior ministry officials say the suspects were arrested during raids in three towns in southwestern Serbia with large Muslim […]

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Gunman Wounded After Opening Fire At US Embassy in Bosnia

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 4:15 pm (UTC-5)
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VIDEO: APExpress 4 – 28.10.2011 14:29:00 – AP-APTN-1830: Bosnia Shooting A suspected radical Islamist was wounded and arrested after opening fire at the U.S. Embassy in Bosnia’s capital Sarajevo. Bosnian news reports say two policemen were also wounded in the altercation. Reports say the gunman was armed with a Kalashnikov rifle. He was shot in […]

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Gunman opens fire near US Embassy in Bosnia

Posted October 28th, 2011 at 11:30 am (UTC-5)
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ReutersUS 3 – 10/28/2011 3:02:00 PM – BC-BOSNIA-USA/EMBASSY (PIX) A gunman with an automatic rifle opened fire in front of the US Embassy in the Bosnian capital of Sarajevo. Police on Friday shot and arrested the man after a short stand-off. At least one security officer was injured in the attack. The embassy was shut […]

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