A latter-day “Fagin”, who earned more than €1m a year by training Bosnian girls to pick-pocket Asian tourists in Paris, was jailed for seven years.
Bosnia And Herzegovina
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Thursday 18 November 2010
Angelina Jolie has cut short the shooting of her first film in Bosnia after rumours that it portrayed a relationship between a rapist and his victim sparked protests from women who were raped during the civil war.
Friday 12 November 2010
Wolfsburg striker Edin Dzeko has vowed to put any transfer talk out of his mind for the time being, after a big-money summer move failed to materialise.
Monday 01 November 2010
The women's stories are all the same, about men carrying automatic weapons and flashlights, and breaking into their homes in the middle of the night at the beginning of the Balkan war in April 1992.
Friday 29 October 2010
Serbia has offered a reward of €10m (£8.7m) for information leading to the arrest of the Balkans' most wanted war crimes suspect, Ratko Mladic, whose capture is a condition for the country's membership of the EU.
Friday 15 October 2010
It was beginning to look like film interrupted for Oscar-winning actress Angelina Jolie last night as she embarked on an emergency charm campaign to persuade the authorities in Bosnia to change their minds after they withdrew permission for her to shoot scenes for a war-time romance set in the Balkans.
Monday 04 October 2010
More than three million voters went to the polls yesterday in general elections in Bosnia, which are likely to keep up the deep ethnic divisions and bring no solution to the political stalemate in the country that has barely recuperated from the bloody war of the 1990s.
Friday 24 September 2010
A largely unknown Bosnian actress has won the lead role in Angelina Jolie's directorial debut about a Serbian man and Bosnian woman who meet on the eve of the 1992-95 Bosnian war.
Thursday 23 September 2010
Angelina Jolie has chosen young Bosnian actress Zana Marjanovic for the lead role in her directorial debut — a wartime love story between a Bosnian woman and a Serbian man.
Wednesday 04 August 2010
Wednesday 28 July 2010
Belgrade is having a gloomy time in foreign courts. First the International Court of Justice last week gave an advisory opinion on Kosovo's 2008 independence declaration which was widely seen as a significant victory for Kosovo.
Wednesday 28 July 2010
A judge yesterday threw out an attempt by Serbia to extradite a former Bosnian president for war crimes after ruling that the request was "politically motivated" and an abuse of the British judicial process.
Tuesday 27 July 2010
The extradition of former Bosnian leader Ejup Ganic to face trial for alleged war crimes in Serbia was blocked today.
Wednesday 21 July 2010
A Bosnian court has jailed a man for 10 years for taking part in the massacre of 8,000 people at Srebrenica in 1995.
Monday 12 July 2010
Weeping among endless rows of coffins, tens of thousands gathered yesterday in the eastern Bosnian town of Srebrenica to bury hundreds of massacre victims on the 15th anniversary of the worst crime in Europe since the Nazi era.
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