Mar 18, 2013 13:38 EDT
Qatar's Al-Jazeera television network said Monday it was preparing to launch a news channel in Britain while studies are at an advanced stage for a French-language channel.
Jan 30, 2013 02:11 EST
It's autumn 1992, and an icy chill has settled over Sarajevo. Bosnian residents are struggling to keep warm in their besieged city, scavenging whatever firewood they can after gas and electric supplies have been cut off. From their hiding spots in the hills surrounding the town, snipers shoot at anything that moves.
Jan 19, 2013 15:45 EST
Italian actress Monica Bellucci is to play the main role in Emir Kusturica's new movie "Love and War" set in Bosnia, the Serbian director said Saturday.
Dec 12, 2012 13:38 EST
The UN's Yugoslav war crimes court found Bosnian Serb general Zdravko Tolimir guilty of genocide Wednesday for his role in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, Europe's worst atrocity since World War II, and sentenced him to life in jail.
Dec 06, 2012 10:43 EST
A Bosnian court on Thursday sentenced an Islamist who opened fire at the US embassy in Sarajevo last year to 18 years in prison.
Dec 04, 2012 13:15 EST
The UN's Yugoslav war crimes court on Tuesday upheld Bosnian Serb paramilitary leader Milan Lukic's life sentence for murdering Muslims during Bosnia's bloody 1992-95 war and ordered his cousin and co-accused to remain in jail although with a lesser sentence.
Nov 22, 2012 13:55 EST
Bosnian lawmakers on Thursday backed a reshuffled government composed of ministers from a new multi-ethnic coalition pledging to implement reforms sought by the European Union.
Oct 30, 2012 12:58 EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday urged war-scarred Bosnia to join the EU and NATO to ensure stability as she told Bosnian Serb leaders to drop separatist threats.
Oct 30, 2012 10:18 EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said that Bosnia's entry into the European Union and NATO would be the best way to ensure lasting stability for the war-scarred Balkans nation.
Oct 30, 2012 05:26 EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday was set to meet war-scarred Bosnia's three presidents at the start of a Balkans tour in which the EU foreign policy chief will join her in pushing for reforms.
Oct 29, 2012 23:53 EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton begins a five-nation Balkans tour on Tuesday, seeking to push regional leaders to stick to existing agreements and enact the reforms needed to join the EU and NATO.
Oct 29, 2012 16:03 EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Bosnia Monday to kick off a five-nation Balkans tour during which she will push for greater integration of the volatile region into the EU and NATO.
Oct 28, 2012 03:55 EDT
US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will leave Washington Sunday to travel to Algeria, for discussions on the Mali crisis, before joining EU diplomatic chief Catherine Ashton in the Balkans.
Oct 16, 2012 12:08 EDT
A defiant Radovan Karadzic told the UN Yugoslav war crimes court Tuesday he should be rewarded for doing everything to avoid war in Bosnia, insisting he was a tolerant man who had sought to reduce human suffering.
Oct 16, 2012 08:31 EDT
A strident Radovan Karadzic told the UN Yugoslav war crimes court on Tuesday he should be rewarded for doing everything to avoid war in Bosnia and insisted no one thought there would be genocide.
Oct 15, 2012 23:11 EDT
Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic opens his defence before the United Nations' Yugoslav war crimes court Tuesday, hoping to convince judges of his innocence in a conflict that claimed 100,000 lives.
Oct 09, 2012 16:35 EDT
A new woman mayor in Bosnia who is the first in her country and the continent to wear the hijab headscarf, said Tuesday her election was "a model for Europe and Islam."
Oct 04, 2012 14:41 EDT
Bosnia's National Museum, founded in the 19th century and home to a famed 600-year old Jewish manuscript known as the Sarajevo Haggadah, closed its doors indefinitely Thursday due to political disputes and a lack of funding.
Sep 09, 2012 11:09 EDT
Serb Orthodox Church Patriarch Irinej and Sarajevo Archbishop, Cardinal Vinko Puljic, on Sunday called for peace from a country that was the scene of the worst atrocities committed in Europe since World War II.
Aug 18, 2012 10:37 EDT
In Bosnia, one of a handful of European countries with a Muslim majority population, Smail "Smajo" Krivic keeps a once-banned tradition alive during the holy month of Ramadan.
Facts from the Wikipedia page:
|— City —|
|City of Sarajevo|
|Country||Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Entity||Federation of Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|- Mayor||Alija Behmen (SDP)|
|- Urban||141.5 km2 (54.6 sq mi)|
|Elevation||500 m (1,640 ft)|
|Population (30 June 2009)|
|- Density||2,157.2/km2 (5,587.1/sq mi)|
|Time zone||Central European Time (UTC+1)|
|Area code(s)||+387 (33)|
|- Salt Lake City||United States|
|Website||City of Sarajevo|