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31 Jul 15

Bosnia’s Salt Lakes City Becomes Tourist Magnet

As its traditional industries contract and poverty and unemployment rises, Tuzla hopes that more revenue can be raised from tourism, attracting visitors with its unique complex of salt lakes.

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27 Jul 15

Seeds of Street Art Sprout in Banja Luka

Banja Luka’s street art scene is small and under pressure, but local artists are trying to make graffiti and murals more acceptable both to the authorities and the community. 

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24 Jul 15

Bosniak Fans Feel ‘Scapegoated’ Over PM’s Attack

Football supporters in Sandzak say the authorities are rushing to blame them for the attack on the Prime Minister in Srebrenica - when they were not even there.

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21 Jul 15

Bosnia Leaders Hope to Mend Fences in Serbia

The visit this week of Bosnia’s tripartite presidency to Serbia - shortly after the attack on the Serbian leader in Srebrenica - will test already strained relations between the two countries.

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17 Jul 15

Bosnia’s Corrupt Healthcare Comes Under Spotlight

From the old tradition of giving flowers to nurses to the payment of hefty bribes to doctors, corruption is rampant among the medical profession in Bosnia.

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15 Jul 15

Chaos at Srebrenica Has Defiled Memory of Genocide

The attack on the Serbian leader in Srebrenica marked the culmination of weeks of local, regional and global political games that have brought Bosnia to boiling point.

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15 Jul 15

Balkan States Don’t Protect Journalists, HRW Says

Instead of securing safety for journalists to work freely, politicians in Bosnia, Kosovo, Montenegro and Serbia are creating a hostile environment for media freedom, a new report says.

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13 Jul 15

Greek Crisis is No Drama for Bosnian Serb Tourists

While other Europeans are dropping their plans to holiday in Greece because of the dramatic situation there, Bosnian Serbs seem undeterred.

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10 Jul 15

Western Balkans on Alert Over ISIS Threat

Countries in the region have raised security levels and introduced new precautions to counter the threat of terrorist attacks by Islamic State.

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10 Jul 15

Memories and Bones: The Missing of Srebrenica

Hundreds of Srebrenica victims’ families are still waiting for their loved ones’ remains to bury - but as time passes, it becomes more likely that only a few bones, if anything, will ever be found.

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09 Jul 15

Srebrenica Jail Sentences: 630 Years and Counting

International and Bosnian courts have so far sentenced a total of 37 people to around 630 years in prison for genocide and other crimes against Bosniaks from Srebrenica 20 years ago.

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08 Jul 15

Srebrenica: Dreaming in the Ruins

Young people who grew up in the aftermath of the massacres 20 years ago in the once-affluent Bosnian spa town of Srebrenica have little to look forward to but the chance of escape.

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07 Jul 15

Fear on the Run: A Srebrenica Survivor’s Tale

Fatima Ahmic spent 13 days fleeing through woodlands, almost entirely without food and water, dodging ambushes and shellfire as she escaped the Srebrenica massacres 20 years ago.

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06 Jul 15

Srebrenica: How to Prove a Genocide

Starting with no more than rumours of a colossal atrocity, investigators and prosecutors recall how they put together a convincing case that the Bosniaks of Srebrenica were the victims of genocide 20 years ago.

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02 Jul 15

New IMF Loan Slips out of Bosnia's Reach

Failure to obtain new arrangement from the IMF brings Bosnia closer to bankruptcy and puts new EU initiative for the troubled country in jeopardy.