Thousands mourn Bosnian government critic slain in ambush

Europe 04/25/19, 09:56

Sobbing with grief, thousands of Bosnians attended the funeral Thursday of a prominent Bosnia Serb businessman and government critic who was gunned down earlier this week in a mafia-style ambush.Slavisa Krunic, who owned several businesses including a private security firm, Sector Security, was buried in his village outside the northern ...

As tensions rise, Bosnian Serb businessman slain in ambush

Europe 04/23/19, 08:39

A prominent Bosnian Serb businessman who owns a private security firm was shot dead along with his bodyguard in what local media have described as a mafia-style execution that sparked a shootout.Slavisa Krunic, who owned several businesses including Sector Security, was shot in his vehicle late Monday as he approached ...

Bosnian Serb wrongly calls Srebrenica massacre a ‘myth’

World 04/13/19, 11:36

A Bosnian Serb leader has wrongly called the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, where over 8,000 Muslim men and boys were killed by Bosnian Serb troops, "a fabricated myth." The comments defy international court rulings that say genocide was committed in the eastern Bosnian enclave.Both the International Court of Justice and the ...

Turkey’s Erdogan calls for revision of Bosnia peace accords

Europe 01/16/19, 14:04

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has called for a revision of the 1995 peace agreement that ended the Bosnian War, saying they failed to address the former Yugoslav republic's future.Erdogan said the United Nations should take "a stronger step" in a possible revision of the international Dayton Accords that established ...

Bosnia’s 3-member presidency takes office after Oct. vote

Europe 11/20/18, 11:08

Bosnia on Tuesday inaugurated the country's three-member presidency following last month's election, with nationalist politicians dominating a body designed to heal the country's ethnic divide.The presidency comprises a Muslim, a Serb and a Croat politician. It is part of Bosnia's complex administration established in peace accords that ended the 1992-95 ...

Russian influence rising in Balkans, Baltics, Central Europe

Europe 10/09/18, 09:57

A week before a crucial election, Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik traveled to Russia for a Formula One race — not because he's a big fan but for yet another meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.Footage from the race in Sochi showed Putin wishing Dodik "great success" in the Bosnian ...

Nationalist parties prevail in Bosnia parliamentary vote

Europe 10/08/18, 11:04

Updated preliminary results of the weekend election in Bosnia have shown that nationalists will stay firmly in power in the country that went through a brutal war in 1992-95.The results released Monday by election authorities showed that nationalist parties will dominate the Bosnian state parliament and those in the Serb ...

Father’s quest for truth draws crowds ahead of Bosnian vote

Europe 10/06/18, 09:00

The protests he leads have drawn thousands of people for months and have become a symbol of resistance ahead of Bosnia's tense election on Sunday. But Davor Dragicevic says all he wants is justice for his son.When the body of 21-year-old David Dragicevic was found in March, police said it ...

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