EU Accepts Bosnia’s Membership Application; a Long Process Ahead

BRUSSELS, Sept 20 – The European Union’s 28 member states on Tuesday accepted Bosnia’s membership application, taking a step forward in what is certain to be a long process that Sarajevo hopes will eventually give it a place in the bloc. The EU said Bosnia, which applied to join in February, had made progress on

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Srebrenica Buries 127 Victims of Massacre, Serbs Absent Over Genocide Denial

By Maja Zuvela SREBRENICA, Bosnia, July 11 – Thousands of Muslim Bosniaks paid respect to 127 victims of the 1995 Srebrenica massacre buried in individual graves on Monday in a ceremony avoided by Serbs after survivors said they were not welcome because they denied genocide had occurred. Nationalist Bosnian Serb forces led by General Ratko

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Historic Bosnian Mosque Reopens in Move Towards Reconciliation

By Gordana Katana and Maja Zuvela BANJA LUKA, Bosnia May 8 – Thousands of Muslims flocked to the capital of Bosnia‘s Serb region on Saturday for the reopening of a historic mosque destroyed during wartime, a ceremony seen as encouraging religious tolerance among deeply divided communities. Twenty years after the devastating war between its Muslim Bosniaks, Orthodox Serbs and Catholic

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