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Srebrenica Forgiveness!!

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 07.11.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Every year we commemorate the genocide, we expect that those who betrayed Srebrenica might this time ask for forgiveness from the survivors. Instead, much of Europe appears inclined to forget Srebrenica and punish all Bosnian & Herzegovinians ("BiH") for reminding it of its collective failure to prevent the genocide.

Sarajevo 1914 and New York City 2001: Is It Happening Again?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 06.26.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

Sarajevo 1914 does not appear so distant, at least in terms of rhetoric and inclination to dehumanize the other. But, then perhaps our awareness has been raised to the danger.

Follow Live: Bosnia And Herzegovina vs. Iran

HuffPost Data | Posted 06.25.2014 | Sports

Follow Live: Bosnia And Herzegovina vs. Iran....

Breaking Up Iraq Could Support Putin's Effort to Annex Eastern Ukraine

David Paul | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics
David Paul

Today, the Iraq civil war is increasingly becoming a conflict between those who believe that there is --or must be -- a nation called Iraq, and those who view Iraq as a transient historical phenomenon with no inherent identity or purpose.

Tradition and History Matter to Albanians

David L. Phillips | Posted 06.05.2014 | World
David L. Phillips

Today Kosova is free. It is, however, a flawed state with serious problems. Every UN Member State should recognize Kosova's independence, but only 106 have recognized it so far. Now is the time for Kosovars to vote and express their determination for reform.

World Cup Preview: Bosnia's Edin Dzeko Among Group F Players to Watch

Eight by Eight | Posted 06.03.2014 | Sports
Eight by Eight

This is the first-ever World Cup for the imposing striker and for his country. This tournament's only debutant, Bosnia will be hoping for six-foot-four Dzeko to lead their line with the same authority that has seen him score better than a goal every two games in his previous 60-plus appearances for his country.

Bosnia Floods Unearth Grim Wartime Mass Grave

Reuters | Posted 06.03.2014 | World

DOBOJ, Bosnia, June 3 (Reuters) - Floods in Bosnia last month have unearthed a secret mass grave containing corpses with hands tied behind their bac...

Flood Backlash Puts Serbian Leader in a Flap

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 05.29.2014 | World
Sasa Milosevic

Prime Minister Vucic is a potentially dangerous man. During these turbulent days, he has shown that he is willing to push the panic button and would rather seek counsel from conspiracy than science.

Visiting Sarajevo, Where World War I Began

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 05.27.2014 | Travel

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — If you find yourself on Ferhadija street behind the old synagogue at noon, close your eyes and listen to the bel...

Floods In Serbia Menace Towns, Power Plants

Reuters | Posted 05.19.2014 | World

By Fedja Grulovic and Daria Sito-Sucic OBRENOVAC, Serbia/MAGLAJ, Bosnia, May 19 (Reuters) - C ommunities in Serbia and Bos...

Thousands Flee Fatal Balkan Floods

Reuters | Posted 05.17.2014 | World

By Marko Djurica OBRENOVAC, Serbia, May 17 (Reuters) - Seven bodies were pulled from flooded homes in Bosnia and the army rushed ...

Serbia, Bosnia-Herzegovina Slammed By Worst Flooding In Over A Century

The Huffington Post | Emily Thomas | Posted 05.16.2014 | Green

Heavy rainfall ravaged parts of Serbia and Bosnia-Herzegovina this week, resulting in the worst flooding the countries have seen in 120 years, Reuters...

Death Leaves a Heartache No One Can Heal, Love Leaves a Memory, No One Can Steal

Nancy Cohen-koan | Posted 07.03.2014 | Arts
Nancy Cohen-koan

This quote refers to both plays infused with Irish sensibility. A lovely revival of Sea Marks has opened at the Irish Repertory Theatre. The play was...

Let's Not Yield to Putin on the Truth

Bernard-Henri Lévy | Posted 03.11.2014 | World
Bernard-Henri Lévy

On the subject of the Ukrainian crisis and the possible kidnapping of Crimea by the Russian Federation, we have been hearing two very strange arguments that are in urgent need of rebuttal.

Might Putin Face International Criminal Court by Annexing Crimea?

Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey | Posted 05.10.2014 | World
Ambassador Muhamed Sacirbey

To what degree could Putin, or those acting upon his direction, be encouraged to consider the rule of law in their actions in Crimea and beyond and no longer be confident in their impunity?

Bosnians Providing an Alternative to Fear

Julie Biro | Posted 05.03.2014 | World
Julie Biro

Bosnian citizens are no longer scared. From Mostar to Sarajevo they have taken to the streets and public squares. They are stridently raising their voices as one, calling for another Bosnia.

The End of Dayton? With Bosnia on Fire, What Comes Next

Mark V. Vlasic | Posted 04.23.2014 | Politics
Mark V. Vlasic

Change is never easy, but in Bosnia, it often comes at a bloody cost. Let us hope that a hundred years after the start of WWI, leaders on both sides of the Atlantic step in, to ensure the fires of Bosnia spark reforms, not new confrontations.

Addressing War Crimes in Former Yugoslavia

John Feffer | Posted 04.21.2014 | Politics
John Feffer

Yugoslavia fell apart in stages, and violence accompanied each of these stages. To assess these crimes and determine culpability, even as the wars continued to rage, the United Nations established the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia (ICTY) in 1993. It was the first war crimes tribunal since the end of World War II.

Bosnia Unrest Puts Spotlight On Broken Peace Accord

Reuters | Posted 04.12.2014 | World

By Daria Sito-Sucic and Matt Robinson TUZLA/SARAJEVO, Feb 11 (Reuters) - Enver Mehmedovic spends his days behind an iron gate, guardin...

6 Things To Know About The World This Week

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 02.10.2014 | World

The WorldPost presents a roundup of some of the world events to watch in the coming week. 1) Lynchings and mass exodus in the Central African Repub...

Bosnian Protesters Demand New Gov't

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 02.10.2014 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Thousands protested in a dozen Bosnian cities Monday to demand that politicians be replaced by non-partisan expe...

LOOK: This Is What Furious Protesters Look Like

Posted 02.07.2014 | World

"History in the making" -- that's how Al Jazeera correspondent Marko Pavlovic described today's protests in Bosnia to HuffPostLive. Thousands of B...

WATCH: Bosnian Journalist On Protests: 'History In The Making'

The Huffington Post | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

Police and demonstrators are violently clashing in cities across Bosnia Herzegovina amidst protests against skyrocketing unemployment rates and politi...

Fire Spotted In Bosnian Presidency Building

AP | AIDA CERKEZ | Posted 02.07.2014 | World

SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Anti-government protesters stormed into the Bosnian presidency and another government building in Sarajevo and s...

Fatal Privilege for Serbian War Criminal

Sasa Milosevic | Posted 03.31.2014 | World
Sasa Milosevic

The citizens of Serbia face a very unsettling question. How many war criminals are enjoying various prisoner privileges and freely walking the streets? They reasonably ask: Will the truth be told before they go to God?