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Bosnia

a region of central Bosnia-Herzegovina: belonged to Turkey (1463--1878), to Austria-Hungary (1879--1918), then to Yugoslavia (1918--91)
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'Historiographies in Serbia and Croatia dealing with the medieval Bosnian state often perform appropriation of our state and history, distorting fundamental facts.
The announcement comes after FRMF reviewed a three-name shortlist featuring German Gernot Rohr, tFrench Laurent Blanc, and the Bosnian coach.Earlier this week, international media reported that Blanc had rejected Morocco's offer, without giving more details on the Frenchman's reasons.
Then the Security Council changed the wording of the safe-haven resolution from "the UN will defend the safe havens" to "by their presence will the UN deter attacks on the safe havens." In other words, a tiny, token, lightly armed UN contingent would be placed as sacrificial lambs in Srebrenica to "deter" the Bosnian Serb army.
The Bosnian Serbs simply wanted the creation of a border separating the Serb people from Bosnia's other ethnic communities as they were being killed and they wanted to have peaceful livings and practice their Muslim faith.
He was appealing a 2016 verdict in which he was given a 40-year sentence for the Srebrenica massacre in the 1992-95 Bosnian war.
The Bosnian ambassador further said Pakistan was among the first countries that recognized Bosnian independence in 1992.
Fazelich, for his part, hailed "Iran's significant role in defending Bosnian people and expressed hope that such joint educational and cultural programs will help students and the youth get a deeper knowledge of their history and identity."
Bosnian Ambassador informed that FIPA carries out extensive research to ensure that investors are fully aware of the opportunities available in different sectors of the Bosnian economy.
To the business and industrial community, he said that 70 per cent of the Bosnian and Herzegovinian border touches the European Union hence, it can be used as a logistics base by Pakistani investors which can be used as a road to the EU.
The wartime commander of Bosnian Croat forces, Slobodan Praljak, died after he drank poison just seconds after United Nations judges turned down his final appeal against a 20-year sentence for war crimes against Bosnian Muslims, Croatian state television reported.
The Hague: Six former Bosnian Croat political and military leaders will Wednesday learn their fate as UN judges hand down their final verdict for war crimes committed during the bloody break-up of Yugoslavia.
Naser Oric, the Bosnian Muslim commander who led the defence of Srebrenica during the 1992-95 war, was cleared of war crimes against Serbs on Monday, a ruling that is set to exacerbate ethnic divisions two decades after the conflict.