Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Court widens war crimes convictions of former Serbian security officers
Jovica Stanišić and Franko Simatović lose appeal at The Hague over crimes in 1990s Balkan wars

Peter Beaumont

31, May, 2023 @1:31 PM

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Saida Sherif obituary
Other lives: World service broadcaster who in the 1990s volunteered as a relief worker in the Balkans

Jamil Sherif

21, Apr, 2023 @3:10 PM

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‘Punk was my weapon’: the rebel power of culture in siege of Sarajevo
Underground community of Sarajevans recall in new documentary the almost four years they spent trapped in their city

Kate Connolly in Berlin

08, Mar, 2023 @5:00 AM

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Kiss the Future review – Bono and U2 keep hope alive in Sarajevo
Nenad Cicin-Sain’s documentary tells the story of a maverick film-maker who, with extraordinary persistence, induced the Irish rockers to keep the spotlight firmly on the Bosnian war

Peter Bradshaw

19, Feb, 2023 @8:45 PM

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The Guardian view on problems in the western Balkans: Europe should do more | Editorial
Editorial: As tensions grow between Serbia and Kosovo, Russia must not be left to advance its divisive agenda in the region


08, Jan, 2023 @6:30 PM

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‘Planting seeds of peace’: Bosnian war stories are brought to the stage
Susan Moffat and Aida Haughton explain how their play My Thousand Year Old Land was given a universal humanity by using raw, real-life testimony

Caroline Butterwick

26, Dec, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Germany’s Scholz backs more Balkan states joining EU
Chancellor says it is in Germany’s and Europe’s interest for Bosnia and others to join Croatia in bloc

Philip Oltermann in Berlin

14, Dec, 2022 @12:32 PM

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‘Everyone loved each other’: the rise of Yugonostalgia
While many citizens of the former Yugoslavia miss the lower prices and global recognition, others warn against over-romanticising the Tito era

Jessica Bateman

25, Aug, 2022 @4:00 AM

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A kid playing with a ball next to a tank trap: Paul Lowe’s best photograph
‘The siege of Sarajevo was very hard on children, who obviously didn’t want to be stuck indoors. They would risk their lives for a little pleasure’

Interview by Chris Broughton

03, Aug, 2022 @12:51 PM

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Mark Wheeler obituary
Other lives: Historian of Yugoslavia and adviser to Paddy Ashdown in Bosnia-Herzegovina

James Gow

19, Jun, 2022 @11:21 AM

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I Am Zlatan review – compelling insight into the making of a football superstar
Jens Sjögren’s sympathetic film avoids the cliched sport movie formula of triumph over adversity by focusing on what happens off the pitch

Cath Clarke

01, Jun, 2022 @8:00 AM

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Divas/Brotherhood review – powerful studies examine the challenges of growing up
Máté Körösi’s documentary about a trio of troubled young women in Budapest and Francesco Montagner’s film following three sons in a Bosnian shepherd family explore the path to adulthood

Phil Hoad

18, May, 2022 @12:00 PM

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