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Change of plea for Ohio man suspected of Bosnian war crimes

CLEVELAND (AP) - A judge has set a change of plea hearing for an Ohio man accused of hiding the fact that he had been in a special police unit in Bosnia and took part in the Serb massacre of more than 8,000 Muslim Bosnians during the 1995 genocide. The U.S. government accused Oliver Dragic (DRAH'-gi

KPVI NEWSCHANNEL 6 - 2017-11-17 05:43:20

Mladic still a hero in dying home village in Bosnia

BOZANOVICI, Bosnia (Reuters) - The sign nailed to a tree marking one of the few paved roads bears the name of the village's favorite son: "General Mladic Street". In a garage that serves as the makeshift tavern, his portrait looks down on the men who spend the day sharing a bottle of brandy. Ratko

REUTERS - 2017-11-17 11:23:43

Mladic judgment brings back stench of Bosnian genocide

It will be 25 years this Christmas since I learned what genocide smelled like. Like nothing I'd ever experienced before, it was an assault on my senses. It was frosty day in December 1992, early on in Bosnia Herzegovina's three-year civil war. The place was Srebrenica: a village in the mountains cl

CNN - 2017-11-17 13:50:59

In the Balkans, the forces of pious chauvinism speak louder again

DURING the Balkan wars of the 1990s, old fault-lines of religion and ethnicity seemed to be opening up across Europe, with tragic results. Muslim nations lined up to support Bosnia; Europe's Catholic heart rediscovered old links with the Croats; and Serbia received moral support from an Orthodox fra

ECONOMIST.COM - 2017-11-17 16:15:21

Holland immigrant sentenced to prison for lying on government forms

A Bosnian man who originally immigrated to Holland in 2001 has been sentenced to 12 months in federal prison for lying on federal immigration documents. Alexander Kneginich, 57, pleaded guilty to procuring naturalization and citizenship unlawfully in August and was sentenced in the U.S. District Cou

HOLLAND SENTINEL - 2017-11-16 16:01:00

Bosnia and Herzegovina announced as Mexican National Team opponent at the Alamodome

Bosnia and Herzegovina has been selected as the Mexican National Team's opponent for the Jan. 31 U.S. Tour Match at the Alamodome. This will be Mexico's kick-off game of 2018 as it embarks on the road to this summer's FIFA World Cup in Russia. Mexico and Bosnia and Herzegovina, both participants in

MYSANANTONIO - 2017-11-16 13:51:42

World Bank revises down growth for six Western Balkan states

World Bank revises down growth for six Western Balkan states BELGRADE (Reuters) - The World Bank revised down 2017 economic growth forecast for the Western Balkan region to 2.6 percent from the previous projection of 3.2 percent and warned fiscal discipline will be key to stable growth in the future

INVESTING.COM - 2017-11-16 09:10:58

Mexico to kick off 2018 against Bosnia & Herzegovina in San Antonio

Mexico will kick off 2018 with a friendly against Bosnia & Herzegovina on Jan. 31 in San Antonio, the Mexican federation announced Thursday. El Tri will be returning to the Alamodome, where they most recently earned a 2-0 win over Curacao during the Gold Cup in July. The friendly does not fall durin

GOAL.COM - 2017-11-16 20:18:20

Europe's Next Separatist Time Bomb Is Ticking

Europe's latest separatist threat is in its most volatile region: the Balkans. Bosnian Serb leader Milorad Dodik wants to pull his faction out of Bosnia-Herzegovina, breaking the tripartite power-sharing agreement that's kept it together since the 1995 peace accord that ended Europe's deadliest con

BLOOMBERG - 2017-11-16 00:00:00

Penava not joking about shooting

HUNTINGTON - No joke, Ajdin Penava can shoot. Reporters in the Cam Henderson Center media room last week thought Penava was joking around when asked about a 3-point shot he made in overtime that helped lead the Marshall Thundering Herd men's basketball team past Tennessee-Martin. "I've been telling

HERALD-DISPATCH - 2017-11-16 05:01:00

Let Cameroon be Famous for Soccer, Not Civil War

Ask most people what they know about Cameroon, and the best informed may mention the national soccer team. Otherwise, the small central African country rarely makes the headlines. Yet, it deserves the international community's attention right now, before a trickle of refugees becomes a flood; and be

HUFFINGTONPOST - 2017-11-16 12:11:08

OSCE Mission to Montenegro assists in providing new homes for displaced vulnerable families

A ceremony in Podgorica on 15 November 2017 saw 120 displaced vulnerable families who had been living in a container settlement in the Konik Camp presented with keys to new homes financed by the Regional Housing Programme and supported by the OSCE Mission to Montenegro. The OSCE Mission and the UN H

RELIEFWEB.INT - 2017-11-16 19:07:00

Former Peacekeeping Commander Dismisses Trudeau's New Peacekeeping Plan

The former commander of the United Nations peacekeeping force in Bosnia is criticizing Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's long-awaited peacekeeping policy as "condescending." Retired Major General Lewis MacKenzie told CTV News that the prime minister is "tap-dancing around the difficult issues

THE DAILY CALLER - 2017-11-16 12:21:21

Mexico to face Bosnia in January friendly

The Mexican national team will play a preparation friendly against Bosnia Herzegovina on January 31 in San Antonio, the Mexican Football Federation (FMF in Spanish) announced Thursday. The match, to be played in the Alamodome, will be Mexico's first in 2018 ahead of its participation in the 2018 FIF

CHICAGO TRIBUNE - 2017-11-16 21:50:00

Albania says 4 officers deserted after training in Britain

Albania's Defense Ministry says it has lodged criminal charges against four military officers who allegedly deserted after training in Britain. A statement the ministry issued on Thursday said the four army officers did not return to Albania after "doing their duty abroad." It said authorities hav

ABC NEWS - 2017-11-16 20:44:00

Jennie Geisler: Turkish dinner in Erie brings together flavors, cultures

I couldn't resist learning to cook Turkish dishes in a Presbyterian church raising money for Puerto Rico. The newsroom phone simply rang and I picked it up. It was a woman, Gloria Knox, of the First Presbyterian Church of the Covenant, who was hoping we could put something in the events calendar. Ha


World Cup Absent XI: Buffon, Sanchez, Bale, Pulisic, Aubameyang to miss out

Alexis Sanchez and Gareth Bale headline a host of big names who will be absent from next summer's World Cup after Chile and Wales failed to qualify for the tournament. Italy were the biggest casualties from the playoffs, with a number of their stars retiring afterwards, while the U.S.'s big hope for


Divided Srebrenica awaits Mladic verdict 22 years after massacre

SREBRENICA, Bosnia (Reuters) - Almir Salihovic sits in his office in Srebrenica, waiting for a U.N. tribunal to give its judgment on the man accused of massacring his cousins and uncles there in 1995. He is hoping for a measure of justice, but little else. FILE PHOTO: Bosnian Serb wartime general R


What now for USMNT? A look at the road ahead

A youthful U.S. national team drew 1-1 at Portugal on Tuesday in their final game of 2017. [ MORE: Match recap | Player ratings ] Now, it's time to reflect, just as we've all been doing since the shock failure to reach the 2018 World Cup in early October. Interim U.S. boss Dave Sarachan, a long-time


Ranking 70 Greatest European Players in NBA History

The 70 best European players were ranked based on several evaluations, including championships won (particularly if they were key cog on team), individual accolades (MVPs, All-Star appearances, etc.), win shares, statistical production, longevity and overall reputation. It's important to note that

NBA - 2017-11-15 20:34:38