Balkans

Bosnian Muslims rally to demand autonomy for Srebrenica

SARAJEVO, Bosnia and Herzegovina (BiH) — Thousands of Muslims who survived the Srebrenica massacre gathered in Sarajevo on Monday (June 11th) to demand autonomy for the area, the scene of Europe’s worst post World War II atrocity in the summer of 1995.

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Bush calls for release of Libya-jailed Bulgarian nurses

The five Bulgarian nurses sentenced to death in Libya in a controversial HIV infection case must be freed and allowed to return home as quickly as possible, US President George W. Bush said on Monday (June 11th) in Sofia, the final stop on his eight-day European tour.

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RS leaders agree to relocate controversial church

BANJA LUKA, Bosnia and Herzegovina — Bosnian Serb Prime Minister Milorad Dodik and Bishop Vasilije Kacavenda have agreed to remove a church that was built in the yard of a Muslim woman who lost 22 relatives in the 1995 Srebrenica massacre.

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UN cites immunity in Srebrenica case

NEW YORK, United States — UN spokeswoman Marie Okabe acknowledged on Friday (June 8th) that the world organisation has received legal papers in connection with a suit filed by relatives and victims of the Srebrenica massacre.

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