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Rescuers comb building rubble after Albanian quake kills 21

Rescue crews with excavators searched for survivors trapped in toppled apartment buildings and hotels Tuesday as the death toll from a powerful pre-dawn earthquake in Albania climbed to 21, with …


UPDATED: Thu., July 11, 2019

Bosnian Muslims mark 1995 massacre of thousands with burials

Thousands of mourners gathered in Bosnia on Thursday to commemorate the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in Europe since World War II.


Erdogan attends Srebrenica victims commemoration in Bosnia

Thousands of people, including Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, attended a commemoration ceremony in Sarajevo on Tuesday before the 24th anniversary of the Srebrenica massacre, the worst mass killing in …


Croatia denies police violently push migrants into Bosnia

Croatian authorities are denying a report by an international watchdog group that the country’s police are illegally and sometimes violently pushing migrants back into neighboring Bosnia.


Turkish leader Erdogan visits mostly Muslim Serbia region

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan received a rousing welcome on Wednesday as he visited a predominantly Muslim region in southwestern Serbia.


Gen. Ratko Mladic ‘called the shots’ in Bosnian war, U.N. prosecutors say

Gen. Ratko Mladic “called the shots” as his troops murdered and expelled thousands of civilians to carve out an ethnically pure Serb mini-state in Bosnia during the Balkan nation’s 1992-95 …


UPDATED: Thu., March 24, 2016

Karadzic convicted of genocide, gets 40-year sentence

Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic was convicted of genocide and nine other charges Thursday at a U.N. court, and sentenced to 40 years in prison.