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Thanks to Bosnia’s worsening political feuds, babies can no longer get personal ID numbers, threatening their access to health care.
A trickle of Serbs has made its way back to divided Mostar - prompting some to wonder whether they might play a role in helping to reunite it.
Parents are passing on unresolved traumas from the 1990s conflict to their children, with destructive consequences for society, Bosnian mental health experts have warned.
A new initiative is targeting the apathetic Bosnian diaspora - to get them to vote in Bosnia’s 2014 elections and so bring about real change.
The impact of Yugoslav general Momcilo Perisic’s acquittal illustrates the insurmountable distance between the Hague Tribunal and people in the Balkans, who must take responsibility for dealing with their past.
The Hague Tribunal’s acquittal of Yugoslav general Momcilo Perisic worryingly shifts responsibility for war crimes from commanders to subordinates fulfilling battlefield orders.
European Union membership for Croatia may not resolve Zagreb’s contradictory urges to support a unified Bosnia while simultaneously backing Bosnian Croats’ grievances.
A fatal accident at Bosnia’s Breza coal mine last year might not have happened if the management did not ignore safety legislation, a BIRN investigation has revealed.
As ethnic-based political parties brawl over power in the southwest Herzegovinian city, basic city services are increasingly paralyzed.
Without a renewed push for Constitutional Reform, Bosnia will remain dangerously adrift – its politics a continuation of war by corrupt means.
Years after the Bosnian conflict, refugees who have returned to their homes are still trapped between war and peace and suffering the devastating consequences of ethnic divisions.
While Sarajevo art lovers celebrate their victory over the Skenderija centre management’s plan to hold a turbo-folk concert, the struggle over the destiny of this emblematic institution is far from over.
A decade has passed since the Thessaloniki Summit, which firmly confirmed the European agenda for the Western Balkans and promised a clear European perspective for the region.
Belgrade and Sarajevo are to sign an agreement to cooperate over war crimes cases, but some victims fear that it may not bring more convictions.
Four years since Bosnia adopted a war-crimes strategy, hopes are growing that perpetrators might be brought to justice more quickly.