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Bosnia begin Nations League campaign with win over Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland were guilty of several wasted opportunities as they made a poor start to a new competition that could offer a secondary route to the Euro 2020 championship

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September 9, 2018


Pakistan, Bosnia agree to bolster trade relations

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Bosnia have agreed to enhance bilateral trade and withdrawal of double taxation system. The agreement was reached during a meeting between President Mamnoon Hussain and Bosnian counterpart and Herzegovina Bakir Izetbegovic, on the sidelines of OIC summit on Science and Technology in Astana. Mamnoon Hussain invited the businessmen and investors from Bosnia…

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September 11, 2017


Pakistan, Bosnia agree to enhance bilateral cooperation

Pakistan and Bosnia Herzegovina Wednesday agreed to further strengthen their bilateral cooperation in trade, agriculture, textile, education and defence sectors.     The understanding came during talks between Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and his Bosnian counterpart Denis Zvizdic in Sarajevo on Wednesday. Later, speaking at a joint news conference, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said the two sides…

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December 21, 2016


PM arrives in Bosnia on three-day official visit

SARAJEVO: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was accorded a warm welcome as he arrived here in the Bosnian capital on Tuesday on a three-day official visit. Minister of Transport and Communication Ismir Jusko received the prime minister and his delegation at the Sarajevo International Airport. High-ranking officials of the Bosnian government, Pakistan’s ambassador to Bosnia and…

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December 20, 2016


De Niro compares ‘totally nuts’ Trump to Taxi Driver

SARAJEVO: US actor Robert de Niro on Saturday compared Donald Trump to the mentally unstable character he played in the iconic 1976 film “Taxi Driver”, calling the Republican nominee “totally nuts”. The Oscar-winning veteran star made the comments at the Sarajevo Film Festival, which opened Friday with a screening of the Martin Scorsese classic, digitally…

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August 13, 2016


Karadzic found guilty of 10 of 11 charges

THE HAGUE: UN war crimes judges on Thursday sentenced Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic to 40 years in jail after finding him guilty of genocide and a slew of atrocities, including ethnic cleansing, during the 1990s Balkans conflict. In an historic ruling judge O-Gon Kwon pronounced Karadzic guilty of genocide for the 1995 Srebrenica massacre…

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March 25, 2016


'Bosnia can become gateway to Pakistani products to Europe’

ISLAMABAD – Bosnian ambassador to Pakistan Dr Nedim Makarevic said here on Saturday that Bosnia could become a gateway to Pakistani textile, sports and surgical instruments for their export to Europe to the benefit of two countries. Bosnia Herzegovina offers you a gateway to the European Union, he told APP in an exclusive interview here….

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January 3, 2015


FIFA WC: Bosnia sends Iran packing with 3-1 defeat

SALVADORE: Bosnia-Hercegovina ended Iran's World Cup knockout hopes by beating the Asians 3-1 in Salvador on Wednesday. Goals from Edin Dzeko, Miralem Pjanic and Avdija Vrsajevic restored some pride after a hugely disappointing tournament for the Bosnians, whose elimination had already been confirmed following defeats to Argentina and Nigeria. Iran, for whom Reza Ghoochannejad scored,…

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June 25, 2014


Bodies pulled from floodied homes in Bosnia, Serbia

OBRENOVAC: Emergency services pulled seven dead bodies from flooded homes in Bosnia on Saturday and soldiers rushed to free hundreds of people stranded in a school in Serbia during the worst floods to hit the Balkans in over a century. A Reuters photographer in the town of Obrenovac, 30 km (18 miles) southwest of the…

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May 17, 2014


Call to enhance Pak-Bosnia trade

SIALKOT: Ambassador of Bosnia in Pakistan, Nedim Markarevic has urged the business community of Pakistan to visit his country to assess possibilities of business. Addressing members of the Surgical Instrument Manufacturers Association of Pakistan (SIMAP) on Friday, he said trade bodies should send delegations to Bosnia. He hoped the business community of Sialkot would focus…

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April 11, 2014


Jolie visits Bosnia on mission against rape in war

SARAJEVO: Hollywood superstar Angelina Jolie arrived in Sarajevo with British Foreign Secretary William Hague to take part in a conference on sexual violence in war, to be held on Friday, organized by Bosnia's defense ministry. Jolie and Hague are due to co-host a high-profile summit focused on ending rape as a weapon of war, scheduled…

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March 27, 2014


Bosnia president, charged with graft, freed from jail

SARAJEVO: The president of Bosnia's autonomous Muslim-Croat federation was freed from jail on Friday after the Constitutional Court ordered his release following his arrest last month on corruption charges.President Zivko Budimir was arrested along with 19 other officials in late April in the most high-profile anti-corruption drive in Bosnia since independence more than two decades…

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May 25, 2013


Karadzic denies Bosnia war crimes as he starts defense

THE HAGUE: Former Bosnian Serb leader Radovan Karadzic, on trial over his role in some of the worst atrocities in Europe since World War Two, began his defense on Tuesday by saying that far from being accused, he should be praised for his efforts to promote peace.Karadzic is one of a trio of Serb leaders…

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October 16, 2012


German teenager enslaved for years in Bosnia

KARAVLASI: A teenage German woman has been rescued from a Bosnian couple who are accused of starving and beating her for years and of harnessing her to a horse cart and making her pull it. The 19-year-old, kept in a hamlet near the northeastern town of Kalesija since 2004, had been taken to safety and…

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May 27, 2012


Bosnia marks 20 years of the beginning of its war

SARAJEVO: Exactly 11,541 red chairs have been lined up in rows along Sarajevo's main street — one for every man, woman and child killed in the siege that ended up being the longest in modern history.Sarajevo on Friday marks the 20th anniversary of the start of the Bosnian war. Exhibitions, concerts and performances are being…

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April 6, 2012


After film on Bosnia war, Actress Jolie plans film on Afghanistan

BERLIN: Angelina Jolie says it was only natural that her directorial debut should tackle some of the toughest issues facing humanity and after wartime Bosnia, Afghanistan is likely to be her next subject.At the Berlin film festival to present her unflinching drama about rape as a weapon of war, “In the Land of Blood and…

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February 11, 2012


Angelina Jolie film lets Bosnia rape victims speak

SARAJEVO: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie's directing debut is winning praise in Bosnia for its realistic portrayal of the country's bloody 1992-95 conflict. “It is a movie that shows the truth about the war in Bosnia,” Sekib Sokolovic, a professor at Sarajevo's medical faculty told AFP after a special advance screening of the film that is…

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December 23, 2011


Travolta in a surprise visit to Bosnia: media

SARAJEVO: US actor John Travolta arrived late Wednesday for a surprise visit to Bosnia to reportedly scout the area for his role in the upcoming movie 'Killing Season,' local media said.Travolta drove into Sarajevo from Zagreb, where he had landed in a private plane earlier in the day, Bosnian daily Dnevni Avaz reported in its…

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December 15, 2011


Jolie to get back license to film in Bosnia: local producer

SARAJEVO: Hollywood star Angelina Jolie is expected to get a new license to film in Bosnia after the authorities revoked the initial one over concerns about the script, a local producer said Saturday. “I was promised by the Ministry of Culture that the license will be issued on Monday,” Edin Sarkic told AFP, adding that…

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October 17, 2010


Bosnia court indicts 3 war time killers

SARAJEVO: The Bosnian war crimes court indicted on Wednesday three members of a Bosnian Serb Paramilitary group over killings, torture and detention of Muslims in eastern Bosnia early in the 1992-95 war. Milan Kornjaca, 56, Milorad Zivkovic, 54, and Dusko Tadic, 46, are charged with taking part in a widespread and systematic attack on Muslim…

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June 9, 2010


Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visit Bosnia

GORAZDE: Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt visited Bosnia on Monday (05 APR 2010), intending to spotlight the plight of 117,000 people who have not been able to return to their homes, even though the Bosnia war ended 15 years ago. But they tried to do so while evading the spotlight themselves. The two arrived Sunday…

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April 6, 2010