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Croatian president honors war victims in Bosnia

Croatia's president has paid respect to the victims of one of the most notorious massacres committed by Bosnian Croat troops during Bosnia's 1992-95 conflict - a move expected to ease tensions between Sarajevo and Zagreb. President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic, who's on a two-day visit to Bosnia, made a

MCCLATCHY - 2018-01-18 16:52:00

Austrian vice chancellor Strache under attack for Bosnia comments

Opponents attacked Austria’s far-right Vice Chancellor Heinz-Christian Strache Thursday for saying Bosnia and Herzegovina can’t function as a state and its Serb Republic region should have the right to become independent. Strache made the comments in an interview with the Serb Republic’s public TV s

POLITICO.EU - 2018-01-18 16:01:17

Croatia leader visits site of wartime massacre of Muslims

Sarajevo (AFP) - Croatian President Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic made an unexpected visit Thursday to the site of a massacre of Muslim civilians by Bosnian Croats during the country's 1990s war, an atrocity that led to several war crimes convictions. Grabar-Kitarovic, on an official visit to Bosnia, pai

YAHOO! - 2018-01-18 17:21:40

Remembering beloved Middlebury man who froze to death

MIDDLEBURY, Vt. (WCAX) Suad Teocanin's was well known in Middlebury. The 42-year-old is said to be from Bosnia. He moved to America decades ago in search of a better life. "One of the favorites amongst staff," said Owner and Manager of Two Brothers Tavern, Holmes Jacobs. At the Middlebury's restaur

WCAX - 2018-01-18 08:30:00

Police shootout in a 7-Eleven ends with suspects fleeing

Wallaby hops for miles before police are able to catch him A wayward wallaby led police on a car chase in Australia. The marsupial eventually was captured in downtown Sydney and taken to Taronga Zoo for a medical exam. The macropod is expected to be released back into the wild with no serious injur


Ruined and neglected, Sarajevo tracks still hold hope for some

SARAJEVO (Reuters) - Once a pride of Olympic Sarajevo and known as the steepest and fastest in the world, the bobsleigh track on Mount Trebevic is now dilapidated and abandoned, a shadow of its former glory. As with other sport facilities built for the Sarajevo 1984 Winter Olympics but then ruined


Bosnia to Investigate Suspected Serb Paramilitary Group

Bosnia's security agencies are investigating a Serbian right-wing group that the national government said Tuesday was a paramilitary unit formed to create "a problem" for those opposed to Bosnian Serb President Milorad Dodik. Members of Serbian Honor caused an uproar when they marched in full combat


Projecting Mexico's squad for January friendly vs. Bosnia and Herzegovina

Time is running out for Liga MX players to impress coach Juan Carlos Osorio, but the match in San Antonio will be the perfect opportunity The World Cup still feels a long way away, especially as many of us in the United States crank up the heat and put on the sweaters in this frigid winter. The ch


Bosnia needs faster growth but reforms may lag this year: central bank head

Bosnia's economy needs to grow at a faster pace to attain convergence with European Union living standards, but economic reforms may lose momentum this year due to elections, the governor of its central bank said on Monday. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic Senad Softic, Governor of the Bosnia and Herzegovina Cent


An Iraq War Veteran Goes Back to Scale its Beautiful Mountains

High up in Iraq's Zagros Mountains, on the country's northern border, six of us hike slowly into the growing light of day. As we walk in silence, each of us focused on the narrow beam of light from our headlamp, I decide to lighten the mood. "Come on," I say to Robin Brown and Matthew "Griff" Griffi


Medunjanin gets invite for Bosnia & Herzegovina's two U.S. matches

Trey Madara / Brotherly Game The Philadelphia Union's 32-year-old Bosnian midfielder Haris Medunjanin received a call-up to the Bosnia and Herzegovina squad ahead of two international friendlies in the U.S. later this month. Medunjanin currently has 56 appearances for his national team dating back


Brotherly Game Daily Links 1/13/18

Haris Medunjanin Receives International Call-Up From Bosnia And Herzegovina National Team Bosnia and Herzegovina is set to take on the United States in Carson, California on Sunday, January 28, followed by a match against Mexico in San Antonio, Texas on Wednesday, January 31. Report: Atlanta United,


Bosnia and Herzegovina call up Haris Medunjanin for USMNT friendly

USA Today Sports Images CJ Sapong is no longer the only player from the Philadelphia Union who will be hoping to represent his country later this month. The Union announced on Friday that Haris Medunjanin has been called up by Bosnia and Herzegovina for the European nation's upcoming friendlies agai


Cristian Roldan on USMNT January Camp: "This is where it starts"

The 2018 soccer season has officially begun for Cristian Roldan. The 22-year-old midfielder wrapped up his first day of preseason training with the United States national team on Thursday, as a group of 30 young Americans, including Sounders teammate Jordan Morris, gathered at the U.S. Soccer Nation


Change-driven DA Krasner hires criminal justice lifer as first assistant

New Philadelphia District Attorney Larry Krasner on Thursday named an 83-year-old former Common Pleas Court judge as his his first assistant, filling a key role in his change-driven administration with a veteran of the city's legal community. Carolyn Engel Temin, who served three decades on the benc


Bosnian region raises $12.3 mln via 6-mo T-bills issue, yield unchanged

January 11, 2018 / 1:12 PM / Updated 2 hours ago SARAJEVO, Jan 11 (Reuters) - Bosnia's autonomous Serb Republic raised 20 million Bosnian marka ($12.3 million) through an auction of six-month treasury bills on Thursday aimed at helping it plug a budget gap and finance maturing debt, the Banja Luka


It's the Same the Whole World Over...for Veterans

"War changes you, there's no denying that. It's useless to say it doesn't or that you'll get over it. You don't." Doesn't this sound like it could have been said by a veteran you know? I've heard this countless times in my years as a counselor and veteran advocate. You've probably heard it from a re


Dwyer out of US soccer camp with strained right hamstring

CHICAGO (AP) Orlando forward Don Dwyer has withdrawn from the U.S. soccer team's training camp because of a strained right hamstring. The U.S. Soccer Federation said Wednesday that Dwyer will not be replaced on the roster ahead of the exhibition on Jan. 28 against Bosnia and Herzegovina in Carson,


FIFA confirm receipt of Jonathan Gonzalez's switch from U.S. to Mexico

Jonathan Gonzalez has filed his one-time switch to move from the United States to Mexico, a FIFA spokesperson confirmed to ESPN FC on Wednesday. Sources have told ESPN FC that the Mexico federation (FMF) is hopeful Gonzalez's change of nationality will be successfully completed within 10 days. Earli


Lakers' Ivica Zubac tries to remain patient while waiting for playing time

During his rookie year, Ivica Zubac bided his time. As a second-round pick with the Lakers, he knew he'd have to wait for playing time. His family gathered around a computer screen in Bosnia and Herzegovina on the slim chance he'd get minutes and they'd get to see him play. When Zubac's time finally