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Sarajevo centennial: Today's turbulence a legacy of WWI

The tinderbox of circumstances and realities that required only the tiniest of sparks to plunge the world into thirty years of global chaos a century ago are in many ways still with us today.... Read more»

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Why World War I still matters, 100 years after it began

One hundred years ago, on the morning of June 28, 1914, a slight, 19-year-old Serbian nationalist raised a small pistol. He fired at the motorcade of Archduke Franz Ferdinand, heir to the Austrian throne, and his wife Sophie, killing them both and triggering a chain reaction as the world’s empires reacted to the murders. Within 37 days, the world was at war.... Read more»

World War I still etched into European psyche

Later this week, the world will mark 100 years since the assassination of an Austrian prince in the Bosnian city of Sarajevo dragged the great powers of the time into a conflict they called "the war to end all wars." ... Read more»

15 arrested in Sarajevo embassy attack

Serbian police carried out early-morning raids in three towns in southwest Serbia, arresting 15 and seizing cell phones, computers, CDs, video and audio recordings.... Read more»

Gunman opens fire near U.S. Embassy in Sarajevo

Police have arrested a man they believe opened fire Friday near the U.S. embassy in Sarajevo, Bosnia-Herzegovina.... Read more»

Srebrenica massacre

U.S., Bosnia catch up on war criminal prosecutions

A former Boston resident who took part in the mass execution of 1,200 Bosnian civilians in the worst war crime in Europe since World War II was deported from the U.S. and arrested by Bosnian police on arrival in Sarajevo.... Read more»