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Bosnia census results threaten power-sharing system

SARAJEVO — The new figures are highly controversial because they could upset the quota-based power-sharing system between the previously warring Muslim Bosniaks, Catholic Croats, and Orthodox Serbs. All three sides, especially the minority Croats — the smallest population in 1991 — fear their influence will decline.  

Ghosts of ethnic cleansing: Bosnia census revives rifts

BELGRADE — Bosnia has launched its first post-war census amid fears its results will ignite tensions between the country’s three main ethnic groups by revealing profound demographic changes. All three sides fear the census will result in a loss of power.

Srebrenica massacre: 409 reburied to mark anniversary

A baby was among the remains of 409 people reburied on Thursday at the Potocari Memorial Center.

Court detains Bosniak-Croat Federation President Zivko Budimir

He and the other four officials are accused of taking bribes to arrange pardons for convicts.

Angelina Jolie wins 'Blood and Honey' copyright lawsuit

The actress was sued a few weeks before her film about the Bosnian civil war debuted in 2011.
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Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visit refugees in the village of Medjedja, near the eastern Bosnian town of Visegrad, 70 kilometers (43 miles) east of Sarajevo on April 5, 2010 on a surprise visit to meet refugees still suffering from the brutal 1992-1995 civil war. (AMEL EMRIC/AFP/Getty Images)
The actress was sued a few weeks before her film about the Bosnian civil war debuted in 2011.

Veselin Vlahovic: Bosnia jails man for 45 years for war crimes

Vlahovic — also known as the "Monster of Grbavica" after a district of Sarajevo — was found guilty on more than 60 counts, including murder, rape and torture of Bosnian Muslims and Croat civilians.

Yugoslav army chief conviction overturned by UN tribunal

Perisic, 68, was found guilty after a trial in 2011 and sentence to 27 years in prison.

UN apologizes for applauding Serbian genocide song

Many Bosnian massacre survivors protested the playing of the song and Ban's reaction, leading to the organization's apology.

Adis Medunjanin, Bosnian immigrant, gets life in prison for subway bomb plot

Officials said the 28-year-old Medunjanin, who lived in Queens, NY, and his co-conspirators, Najibullah Zazi, 27, and Zarein Ahmedzay, 27, were just days away from executing their plan when it was foiled by the feds, CNN reported.
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