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Landslides triggered by unprecedented rains in Bosnia have left hundreds of people homeless, officials said today, while thousands more have fled their homes in neighbouring Croatia and Serbia as Balkan countries battle the region`s worst flooding since modern records began.
The Georgian government said Saturday that its mountain rescuers have found the body of Croatian climber Nenad Chulich, 39 years after he went missing in an avalanche on the Georgian Caucasus Mountain Ushba.
Fireworks lit the sky and festive crowds gathered on the streets to mark Croatia`s entry into the European Union, a major milestone some 20 years after the country won independence in a bloody civil war that shook the continent.
Mirjana Filipovic is still haunted by the land mine blast that killed her boyfriend and blew off her left leg while on a fishing trip nearly a decade ago. It happened in a field that was supposedly de-mined.
Croatia on Sunday elects its first members to the European Parliament ahead of officially joining the European Union on July 1, with expected low turnout reflecting only tepid enthusiasm for membership in the bloc.