Bosnia

Bosnian war criminal commits suicide in live UN court drama

Bosnian war criminal commits suicide in live UN court drama

Slobodan Praljak, 72, died in hospital after consuming a bottle of poison in front of the UN war crimes judges.

Nov 30, 2017, 09:11 AM IST

Bosnia votes for mayors at time of renewed tensions

Bosnia votes for new mayors on Sunday at a time of renewed tensions between communities in the fragile Balkan country, especially between Muslims and Bosnian Serbs.

Oct 02, 2016, 07:19 AM IST

Top 10 countries having highest tax percentage on cigarettes

These countries have the highest percentage of total tax on the final price of cigarettes. The data is taken from the latest available year - 2014.

 

May 08, 2016, 16:22 PM IST

Radovan Karadzic sentence: 40 years in jail inadequate, say Srebrenica widows

Widows of Srebrenica massacre victims on Thursday slammed as inadequate the 40 year sentence handed down to former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, as supporters dismissed the ruling as biased.

Mar 25, 2016, 04:15 AM IST
Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic guilty of Srebrenica massacre, jailed for 40 years

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic guilty of Srebrenica massacre, jailed for 40 years

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was convicted by UN judges of genocide for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre, the worst war crime in Europe since World War Two, and sentenced to 40 years in prison.

Mar 25, 2016, 03:09 AM IST
Islamic State 'poster girl' beaten to death by jihadists

Islamic State 'poster girl' beaten to death by jihadists

17-year-old Samra Kesinovic had travelled to Syria along with her friend Sabina Selimovic in April 2014.

Nov 25, 2015, 14:28 PM IST

Bosnia enters 'Our Everyday Life' in Oscar 2016 race

 Bosnia and Herzegovina have announced director Ines Tanovic's family drama "Our Everyday Life" as the country's entry in the foreign language film Oscar race.

Aug 23, 2015, 17:47 PM IST

Bosnian Serbs to vote on state court system

Legislators in Bosnia`s semi-autonomous Serb entity on Wednesday backed the holding of a referendum on whether to continue to recognise the state court system, Fena news agency said.

Jul 16, 2015, 07:17 AM IST

Serbian leader says Srebrenica incident reminds of pre-war times

Serbian President Tomislav Nikolic said Sunday that an attack on the country`s prime minister at a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre recalled similar incidents ahead of the 1990s Bosnia war.

Jul 12, 2015, 16:52 PM IST

Attack on Serbia PM mars Srebrenica massacre anniversary

An angry crowd hurling stones and plastic bottles forced Serbia`s premier to flee a ceremony Saturday marking the 20th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre of some 8,000 Muslims in Bosnia, Europe

Jul 12, 2015, 03:45 AM IST

Tens of thousands mark 20 years of the Srebrenica massacre

Tens of thousands of people, coming by buses, cars, motorcycles and on foot, poured into Srebrenica on Saturday to mark the 20th anniversary of Europe's worst massacre since the Holocaust and to attend the funeral of 136 newly found victims.

Jul 11, 2015, 15:58 PM IST
Bosnia mourns Srebrenica massacre victims 20 years on

Bosnia mourns Srebrenica massacre victims 20 years on

Tens of thousands of people gathered in Srebrenica on Saturday to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the massacre of thousands of Muslims in the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II.

Jul 11, 2015, 15:49 PM IST

Serbian PM condemns `monstrous` Srebrenica crime

Serbia`s prime minister on Saturday condemned the "monstrous crime" of Srebrenica, ahead of attending a ceremony marking the 20th anniversary of the massacre committed by Bosnian Serb forces.

Jul 11, 2015, 15:23 PM IST

Srebrenica massacre: Key figures prosecuted for war crimes

Over more than a decade, the International Criminal Tribunal for the former Yugoslavia has indicted 20 suspects for crimes committed in July 1995 at Srebrenica. All were arrested and brought to The Hague.

Jul 10, 2015, 11:53 AM IST

Merkel urges Bosnia to work for future without `genocide`

Germany on Thursday urged Bosnia to work towards a future in which a "genocide" such as the massacre of Muslims 20 years ago would no longer be possible.

Jul 10, 2015, 00:20 AM IST

Convoy of Srebrenica victims` remains makes way to massacre site

A convoy carrying the coffins of 136 newly-identified Srebrenica victims left Thursday to head for the Bosnian town where the massacre took place for their burial on the 20th anniversary.

Jul 09, 2015, 21:00 PM IST
Twenty years on, Srebrenica survivor remembers hours in hell

Twenty years on, Srebrenica survivor remembers hours in hell

If you glanced at him, you would not know what the energetic old man had been through. But 20 years on from the Srebrenica massacre, his narrow, wrinkled face is still marked by fear.

Jul 08, 2015, 12:35 PM IST

Switzerland to extradite Bosnian Muslim war crimes suspect

Switzerland on Thursday authorised the extradition of former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric to Bosnia rather than Serbia, which had issued the war crimes warrant for his arrest.

Jun 25, 2015, 23:20 PM IST

Outcry as Serbia demands handover of Srebrenica`s Muslim commander

Families of the thousands of Bosnian Muslims massacred at Srebrenica reacted with outrage Thursday over the arrest of former Bosnian Muslim commander Naser Oric on a war crimes warrant from Serbia.

Jun 11, 2015, 23:29 PM IST

Swiss arrest former Bosnian muslim commander Oric

Swiss border guards on Wednesday arrested former Bosnian muslim commander Naser Oric in the Geneva region, the Swiss news agency ATS reported.

Jun 11, 2015, 03:02 AM IST