News Bosnian Serb wartime leader Radovan Karadzic and his general Ratko Mladic are seen on Mountain Vlasic in April 1995

Serb army commander sends off for his false teeth - and dismisses UN war crimes tribunal as 'satanic court'

Divided by faith, united by war

When Bosnian Muslim Sara Pechanec cried out for help as Serbian forces ransacked Sarajevo in 1992, she could not have imagined that her saviours would be Israeli Jews – who were themselves rescued from the Nazis by her own parents. Jerome Taylor hears her story

Love & Obstacles, By Aleksandar Hemon

With guile and gusto, these eight stories abound in beautifully oblique sidelong and backwards glances at the genocidal war in Hemon's Bosnian homeland. Hemon – the refugee genius, Sarajevo-born, stranded in Chicago in 1992, hand-to-mouth survivor of America's worst jobs – sends up the familiar myth of himself.

Survivor of Bosnia's death camps faces his demons in witness box

Trial of Radovan Karadzic hears its first testimony – from man who lived through Serb slaughter of Muslims

Serbia apologise for Srebrenica massacre

Resolution condemned by Bosnian Muslims as not going far enough

Marcus Tanner: Bosnian Muslims will not forget their suffering

No one who ever got into besieged Srebrenica will forget it. Crammed with Muslim refugees from all over eastern Bosnia, the price of its resistance to the surrounding Bosnian Serbian army was unbelievable suffering.

Srebrenica massacre was 'fault of gay troops'

Dutch infuriated by US general's assessment of their peacekeeping mission

New bail bid for ex-Bosnian president Ejup Ganic

Lawyers acting for a former Bosnian president who was arrested at Heathrow over war crime allegations return to the High Court today in a bid to secure him bail.

Bail delay for former Bosnian president held over war crime claims

A bail application made by a former Bosnian president who was arrested at Heathrow over war crime allegations was adjourned by the High Court today to obtain more evidence.

Karadzic defends Serb aggression as 'just and holy'

The wartime Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, defending himself against charges of Europe's worst genocide since the Holocaust, told judges yesterday he was not the barbarian depicted by UN prosecutors, but was protecting his people against a fundamentalist Muslim plot.

Karadzic defends himself against genocide charges

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic today defended himself against genocide charges, claiming attacks against Muslims were self defence.

Britain welcome Keothavong back for tough Fed Cup test

Great Britain have been handed a tough draw in the Fed Cup this week starting with Bosnia & Herzegovina in Lisbon today.

Stoke sign Begovic for £3.25m

Stoke have completed a £3.25million deal for Portsmouth goalkeeper Asmir Begovic.

Karadzic plays for time in court debut

The former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic appeared before the international war crimes tribunal for the first time yesterday, but only to repeat that he needed more time to prepare his defence.

Karadzic 'to end tribunal boycott'

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic will boycott his genocide trial again today but will attend a hearing tomorrow on how to get the case back on track, one of his legal advisers said.

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