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Definition(s):

  • (n) a mountainous republic of south-central Europe; formerly part of the Ottoman Empire and then a part of Yugoslavia; voted for independence in 1992 but the mostly Serbian army of Yugoslavia refused to accept the vote and began ethnic cleansing in order to rid Bosnia of its Croats and Muslims

News

  1. UN to Bosnia: Do more for wartime rape victims - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sports

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) - The U.N. is urging authorities in Bosnia to form a truth and reconciliation commission that would make the country face up to the mass rapes that occurred during the 1992-95 war involving Serbs, Croats and Bosniaks.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Quincy Herald-Whig

  2. UN to Bosnia: Do more for wartime rape victims

    SARAJEVO, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — The U.N. is urging authorities in Bosnia to form a truth and reconciliation commission that would make the country face up to the mass rapes that occurred during the 1992-95 war involving Serbs, Croats and Bosniaks.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  3. Bosnian Serb students stage anti-govt protest

    BANJA LUKA, Bosnia-Herzegovina (AP) — Students marched through the main Bosnian Serb city of Banja Luka on Wednesday, demanding that the regional government build a promised university dorm, lower the price of education and clean up corruption and organized crime.        
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Boston Globe

Quotes

  1. "I stand here before you not to defend the mere mortal that I am but to defend the greatness of a small nation in Bosnia-Herzegovina, which for 500 years has had to suffer and has demonstrated a great deal of modesty and perseverance to survive in...
    on Mar 1, 2010 By: Radovan Karadzic Source: Times Online

  2. "This is a proud day for both Canada and Bosnia-Herzegovina," said Defence Minister Peter MacKay in a news statement released Monday. "Over the last two decades, Canadians have worked with the government of Bosnia-Herzegovina, and our UN and...
    on Mar 29, 2010 By: Peter MacKay Source: Toronto Sun

  3. "Today I reiterate America's commitment to the NATO aspirations of Ukraine, Georgia, Bosnia-Herzegovina and Montenegro," Mr Bush said as he signed NATO accession protocols for Albania and Croatia, bringing them one step closer to membership.
    on Oct 25, 2008 By: President Bush Source: Tamworth Northern Daily Leader

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